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The internationally renowned photographer Walter Vogel is widely known for his unforgettable portraits of Pina Bausch and Joseph Beuys. What has, however, received less attention thus far is his art of photographing female beauty.
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1. pers. sing.

The artist’s body between self-portrait and performance
What all the works by the seventeen international contemporary artists presented here have in common is that their creator is a physically visible part of the end product.
From the self-portrait to performance, this book examines a wide range of approaches to depictions of the self and the motives underlying them. While some artists address political, historical or sociocultural themes, others are concerned with what appear to be more personal matters. Is it possible to “isolate” one’s own body at all – to view it separately from everything surrounding it? Gestures which at first seem egocentric can also be read as commentary – on society, on life or on the condition humaine.
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"1. pers. sing."

ISBN 978-3-86678-701-8

17,00 x 24,00 cm

160 Pages

127 colored and 19 b/w illustrations

Hardcover, bound, without dust-jacket, without slipcase

Languages: German, English

Editor
by
b-05 Kunst- und Kulturzentrum / art and design center, Montabaur

author
Johannes Sperling

graphic design
weidemeyer keller branding, München
Events
Exhibition: Montabaur, „1.pers.sing. – das körperliche Ich des Künstlers in der zeitgenössischen Kunst“ 26.5. – 22.9.2013,  b-05 Kunst- und Kulturzentrum Association e. V.