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The Resource Magnificent obsessions : the artist as collector, curator: Lydia Yee ; associate curator: Sophie Persson ; editorial coordination: Lincoln Dexter

Magnificent obsessions : the artist as collector, curator: Lydia Yee ; associate curator: Sophie Persson ; editorial coordination: Lincoln Dexter

Label
Magnificent obsessions : the artist as collector
Title
Magnificent obsessions
Title remainder
the artist as collector
Statement of responsibility
curator: Lydia Yee ; associate curator: Sophie Persson ; editorial coordination: Lincoln Dexter
Contributor
Editor
Host institution
Organizer
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Dewey number
  • 709.22
  • A 706.6 (F)
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Dexter, Lincoln
  • Yee, Lydia
  • Persson, Sophie
  • Barbican Art Gallery
  • Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts
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  • Artists as art collectors
  • Art
  • Collectors and collecting
  • Artists
Label
Magnificent obsessions : the artist as collector, curator: Lydia Yee ; associate curator: Sophie Persson ; editorial coordination: Lincoln Dexter
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Includes interviews with some of the featured artists
  • "First published in 2015 by Prestel Publishing Limited in association with Barbican Art Gallery on the occasion of the exhibition: 'Magnificent Obsessions: The Artist as Collector' 12 February - 25 May 2015"--Colophon
  • Throughout history artists have collected objects for professional and private reasons. Picasso, for example, collected African and Oceanic art; Walker Evans amassed a huge collection of postcards depicting ordinary Americans; and Matisse was an avid collector of exotic textiles and furniture. This book takes a look at the private collecting habits of modern and contemporary artists including Arman (masks), Peter Blake (puppets, dolls, taxidermy), Hanne Darboven, Edmund de Waal (netsuke), Damien Hirst (skulls), Howard Hodgkin (Indian paintings), Doctor Lakra (scrapbooks, record covers), Sol Lewitt (Japanese prints and photographs) Martin Parr (postcards), Jim Shaw (bad taste/ undesirable paintings), Hiroshi Sugimoto (medical objects and illustrations), Andy Warhol (cookie jars, toys, packaging) Pae White (textiles by Vera Neumann), Martin Wong & Danh Vo (kitsch, Americana)
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 254)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
BDZ0023874829
Dimensions
30 cm
Extent
255 pages
Isbn
9783791381527
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
colour illustrations
Label
Magnificent obsessions : the artist as collector, curator: Lydia Yee ; associate curator: Sophie Persson ; editorial coordination: Lincoln Dexter
Publication
Note
  • Includes interviews with some of the featured artists
  • "First published in 2015 by Prestel Publishing Limited in association with Barbican Art Gallery on the occasion of the exhibition: 'Magnificent Obsessions: The Artist as Collector' 12 February - 25 May 2015"--Colophon
  • Throughout history artists have collected objects for professional and private reasons. Picasso, for example, collected African and Oceanic art; Walker Evans amassed a huge collection of postcards depicting ordinary Americans; and Matisse was an avid collector of exotic textiles and furniture. This book takes a look at the private collecting habits of modern and contemporary artists including Arman (masks), Peter Blake (puppets, dolls, taxidermy), Hanne Darboven, Edmund de Waal (netsuke), Damien Hirst (skulls), Howard Hodgkin (Indian paintings), Doctor Lakra (scrapbooks, record covers), Sol Lewitt (Japanese prints and photographs) Martin Parr (postcards), Jim Shaw (bad taste/ undesirable paintings), Hiroshi Sugimoto (medical objects and illustrations), Andy Warhol (cookie jars, toys, packaging) Pae White (textiles by Vera Neumann), Martin Wong & Danh Vo (kitsch, Americana)
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 254)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
BDZ0023874829
Dimensions
30 cm
Extent
255 pages
Isbn
9783791381527
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
colour illustrations

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