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The Word Is Art

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  • Author:
    PETRY Michael
  • ISBN:
    9780500239667
  • Publication Date:
    01/10/2018
  • Edition:
    1
  • Pages:
    288
  • Binding:
    Hardback
  • Publisher:
    Thames and Hudson
  • Country of Publication:
The Word Is Art
The Word Is Art

The Word Is Art

Regular price $85.00
Unit price
per
  • Author:
    PETRY Michael
  • ISBN:
    9780500239667
  • Publication Date:
    01/10/2018
  • Edition:
    1
  • Pages:
    288
  • Binding:
    Hardback
  • Publisher:
    Thames and Hudson
  • Country of Publication:
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    In this new volume celebrated artist and curator Michael Petry, addresses media and marketplace concerns about the state of language and the value of books in the digital age.As words find new modes of transmission in contemporary society, text becomes information, and information strives to become free, Petry asks, what value can text hold in the sphere of visual art? Looking at the work of a broad range of artists including Bruce Nauman, Julien Breton, Jeremy Deller, Takashi Murakami, Tracey Emin, Christian Boltanski, and more, The Word is Art explores this and related questions and demonstrates how words remain critical, powerful, and central to art practice.Presenting major areas where the word has dominated artistic practice, this book takes us on a fascinating and richly illustrated global tour of diverse contemporary art forms.

    Featured in the July 2018 Art newsletter.
    To receive this newsletter regularly please email us with your name and contact details.

Product description

In this new volume celebrated artist and curator Michael Petry, addresses media and marketplace concerns about the state of language and the value of books in the digital age.As words find new modes of transmission in contemporary society, text becomes information, and information strives to become free, Petry asks, what value can text hold in the sphere of visual art? Looking at the work of a broad range of artists including Bruce Nauman, Julien Breton, Jeremy Deller, Takashi Murakami, Tracey Emin, Christian Boltanski, and more, The Word is Art explores this and related questions and demonstrates how words remain critical, powerful, and central to art practice.Presenting major areas where the word has dominated artistic practice, this book takes us on a fascinating and richly illustrated global tour of diverse contemporary art forms.

Featured in the July 2018 Art newsletter.
To receive this newsletter regularly please email us with your name and contact details.