Sculptures H. P. Weberhans by Simon MaurerSculptures H. P. Weberhans by Simon Maurer

Sculptures H. P. Weberhans

bySimon Maurer, Hans-Joachim Müller, Daniele Muscionico

Hardcover | August 15, 2012

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Born as Hans-Peter Weber in 1941, Swiss artist H. P. Weberhans began his unconventional career as a draughtsman and potter. Over his lifetime, he traveled extensively in Africa, and he has lived in Cornwall, Finland, and France. He has worked mostly outside of the established art world and its institutions, which has yielded an unusual, important, and occasionally controversial oeuvre. This handsomely illustrated volume includes an extensive overview of Weberhans’s work, including his sculpture in stone, paintings, drawings, videos, and photographs. Essays cover both the aesthetic theory behind Weberhans’s work, as well as a biographical account of the artist.
Simon Maurer is director of the Museum Helmhaus Zürich and head of visual arts at the Prasidialdepartement der Stadt Zürich. Hans-Joachim Müller has been an art critic at the German weekly paper Die Zeit and the culture editor at Basler Zeitung, a major Swiss daily newspaper. He lives and works as a freelance publicist in Germany and I...
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Title:Sculptures H. P. WeberhansFormat:HardcoverDimensions:198 pages, 11 × 8.5 × 0.9 inPublished:August 15, 2012Publisher:Scheidegger and SpiessLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:3858813265

ISBN - 13:9783858813268

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Table of Contents

Skulptourenschau
Nagoya-Collection
Enveloping Emptiness
      Hans-Joachim Müller
Drehen-Umbildung/Abwendung
On HPW’s Sculptures
      Simon Maurer
Stark geschrumpft
Schöne Bilder
Affenherz
A Modern-Day Huron
      Daniele Muscionico

Biography