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La traversée du XXe siècle – Joseph Beuys, l’image et le souvenir
Jean-Philippe Antoine [see all titles]
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Jean-Philippe Antoine La traversée du XXe siècle Joseph Beuys, l’image et le souvenir
Published with Mamco.
published in November 2011
French edition
22,5 x 27 cm (softcover)
416 pages (color & b/w ill.)
€40.00
ISBN: 978-2-84066-500-7 / 978-2-94015-947-5
EAN: 9782840665007 / 9782940159475
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First major monograph in French, fully illustrated, devoted to the key figure of Joseph Beuys, revealing the aesthetic ambition and political issues through a genealogy that retraces a whole part of the XXth century.
Jean-Philippe Antoine is Professor of Aesthetics and Contemporary Art Theory at Paris 8 University. His research bears on images and the social construction of Memory, as well as modern definitions of art. An artist, he works with painting, installations, soundworks and lectures-performances, including collaborations with Leif Elggren and Mikael Levin. Sound publications include The Worried Ones (Antoine-Elggren), Live at 64 (2013), Nouvelles musiques anciennes (CD, 2011) and Objet Métal Esprit (EP, 2010), all at Firework Edition Records.