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Christopher Wool Crosstown
Texts by Xavier Douroux, Katrina Brown, Anne Pontégnie.
Co-edition Le Consortium / Dundee Contemporary Art.
published in 2003
bilingual edition (English / French)
21,6 x 28 cm
160 pages (colour & b/w illustrations)
€30.00
ISBN: 978-0-9542026-1-3
EAN: 9780954202613
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Catalogue published for two exhibitions: The Consortium, Dijon; Dundee Contemporary Arts, Scotland (2002).
The first publication exploring the relationship between abstract minimalist Wool's paintings, and his interest for photography.
Since the early 80s Christopher Wool (born 1955 in Chicago, lives and works in New York City) has been using his painting to explore and expand the boundaries of a painting whose heroic period is past. Like Robert Gober, Cady Noland and Richard Prince—with whom he has worked—Wool has helped invent new forms for a supposedly wornout discipline. Throwing in references to music, cinema and art, he has created works testifying to the contemporary experience. Beginning with decorative patterns and letters that produced All-over paintings in which expression was cut to a minimum, he went on to use silkscreening for works that became steadily denser and freer.

See also Warhol Wool Guyton.