9782759604135-2759604136-Thomas Houseago: Almost Human (PARIS MUSEES)

Thomas Houseago: Almost Human (PARIS MUSEES)

ISBN-13: 9782759604135
ISBN-10: 2759604136
Edition: Bilingual
Author: Gaultier, Olivia, Trial, Penelope Curtis
Publication date: 2019
Publisher: Musee d'Art moderne de la Ville de Paris
Format: Hardcover 144 pages
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ISBN-13: 9782759604135
ISBN-10: 2759604136
Edition: Bilingual
Author: Gaultier, Olivia, Trial, Penelope Curtis
Publication date: 2019
Publisher: Musee d'Art moderne de la Ville de Paris
Format: Hardcover 144 pages

Summary

Acknowledged authors Gaultier, Olivia, Trial, Penelope Curtis wrote Thomas Houseago: Almost Human (PARIS MUSEES) comprising 144 pages back in 2019. Textbook and eTextbook are published under ISBN 2759604136 and 9782759604135. Since then Thomas Houseago: Almost Human (PARIS MUSEES) textbook was available to sell back to BooksRun online for the top buyback price of $ 2.00 or rent at the marketplace.

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Los Angeles–based sculptor Thomas Houseago (born 1972) is part of a recent generation revisiting modernist sculpture through a contemporary lens, adding an array of nontraditional materials to the standard repertoire and finding new ways to dramatize figuration, often “leaving the seams showing,” so to speak. His often monumental works thus possess a somewhat monstrous character; probably the best-known instance of this is his Baby, which he presented at the 2010 Whitney Biennial, and L'Homme, which debuted at the Venice Biennale in 2011.

Published for his 2019 show at the Musee d'Art moderne de la Ville de Paris, this book includes an interview between Houseago and Paul McCarthy; a section of plates plus a focus on the two pieces produced for the exhibition in Paris; and texts by David Hockney (on the Leeds-to-Los Angeles trajectory, with which Hockney is himself familiar), Rudi Fuchs (on one artwork), Lorna Simpson and Jan Dibbets.

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