Sheila Pepe: Hot Mess Formalism by Gilbert VicarioSheila Pepe: Hot Mess Formalism by Gilbert Vicario

Sheila Pepe: Hot Mess Formalism

byGilbert VicarioContribution byJulia Bryan-Wilson, Amada Cruz

Hardcover | November 21, 2017

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This mid-career retrospective showcases Sheila Pepe’s range as an artist comfortable with both the everyday and also the extraordinary. Shoelaces, nautical ropes, bits of string. For two decades Sheila Pepe has been transforming these items into transcendent works that can fit on a lap or fill a room. Her versatility, humor, and feminist perspective are on brilliant display in this book that traces her development over the past twenty years. Essays look at how the artist plays with feminist and craft traditions to counter patriarchal notions, and the site-specific nature of her work. Arranged both chronologically and thematically, this lushly illustrated book focuses on an artist doing important work in the fields of queer theory, craft making, and personal geography.
Gilbert Vicario is Selig Family Chief Curator at the Phoenix Art Museum in Arizona.
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Title:Sheila Pepe: Hot Mess FormalismFormat:HardcoverDimensions:128 pages, 10.7 × 8.4 × 0.66 inPublished:November 21, 2017Publisher:PRESTEL PUBLISHINGLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:3791357018

ISBN - 13:9783791357010

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