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 David Hammons/Yves Klein Yves Klein │Edited by  Michelle Piranio , Foreword by  Heidi Zuckerman Jacobson , Text by  Klaus Ottmann , Text by  Franklin Sirmns , Text by  Philippe Vergne

 
This volume offers a compelling examination of the surprising conceptual and visual correspondences between the works of these two pivotal artists known for their innovative practices. Klein (1928-1962) was a major figure in postwar art who opened up new possibilities for material, conceptual and performative expression, often touching on the metaphysical. Hammons (born 1943) is a conceptual artist whose works in performance, installation, sculpture, printmaking and other media confront contemporary realities with an often hard-hitting wit. This publication aims not to draw out any notion of influence or direct correlation between these bodies of work, but rather to elucidate a resonance between two artists who both engage transformative processes to invest the humblest of everyday materials with deep aesthetic significance.

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Product details

  • Hardback | 208 pages
  • 210.82 x 259.08 x 17.78mm | 884.5g
  • Aspen Art Museum,US
  • Aspen, United States
  • English
  • 0934324654
  • 9780934324656
  • 890,841

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