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Bernar Venet

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ISBN-10: 2080300148

ISBN-13: 9782080300140

Edition: 2007

Authors: Thierry Lenain, Thomas McEvilley, Bernar Venet

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Bernar Venet (b. 1941, France) is a master of contemporary conceptual art who has worked in all media, from painting and sculpture to film, music and ballet. In his early work, Venet sought to distill art, to strip it of aesthetic or expressive content, and to reestablish it as purely "conceptual." He withdrew from the art world in 1971, fulfilling a promise he had made four years prior to stop producing new work once he perceived that his term was up. After a six-year hiatus, the artist reemerged, and over the next thirty years produced a vast body of work in diverse media. This monograph, complete with over 300 illustrations, addresses the struggle of aesthetic and intellectual forces at…    
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Book details

List price: $75.00
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Rizzoli International Publications, Incorporated
Publication date: 9/18/2007
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 320
Size: 9.75" wide x 11.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 4.180
Language: English

Thierry Lenain taught handicapped children before becoming writer. He has published more than fifty children's books in Europe. In 1992, he became editor of Citrouille (a magazine about children's literature). He has three children, and after 18 years at the foot of the mountains, he moved to the edge of the ocean, with which he is in love.

Introduction : Bernar Venet : from black and white to color
Visual tour through the works of Bernar Venet, with statements by the artist
A path along the edge of art