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Mona Hatoum

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In the CONTEMPORARY ARTISTS MONOGRAPHS series. A study of the Lebanese-born artist, Mona Hatoum. She creates events, videos, sculp... Lire la suite
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In the CONTEMPORARY ARTISTS MONOGRAPHS series. A study of the Lebanese-born artist, Mona Hatoum. She creates events, videos, sculptures and installations relating to the body, language and exile. Her 1995 Turner Prize nominated work, Corps Etranger, depicts a journey through the inner passages of the artist's body.


Guy Brett was the art critic for The Times from 1964 to 1975. His books include Kinetic Art (1968), Through Our Own Eyes: Popular Art and Modern History (1986) and Transcontintental: Nine Latin American Artists (1990). Michael Archer is an art critic and lecturer. He is a regular contributor to Art Monthly, Untitled and Artforum, is the author of Art Since 1960 (1997) and the co-author of Installation Art (1994). He is a Tutor in art history at the Ruskin School of Drawing and Fine Art, University of Oxford, and a Visiting Research Fellow at Chelsea College of Art and Design. Catherine de Zegher is a curator and director of the Kanaal Art Foundation Centre for Contemporary Art.

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Born in Lebanon, Mona Hatoum was exiled to London where she has lived and worked since the 1970s and where, in 1995, she was nominated for the prestigious Turner Prize. Through performance, video, sculpture and installation she immerses her audiences in emotional and psychic states -- as they take a journey through all the orifices of the artist's body; watch her 'drowning' in mud in a glass box; or walk down a long tunnel towards a light which literally will burn them. Often exquisitely beautiful, Hatoum's works are nonetheless powerful evocations of statelessness, denial and otherness.

An exploration of the artist's powerful evocations of statelessness, otherness and denial.


Michael Archer interviews the artist who describes the chronology of her practice; Guy Brett explores the key themes that emerge from the artist's work; Catherine de Zegher makes a complex and provocative analysis of "Recollection" a work she commissioned; Mona Hatoum has chosen a text by the influential Palestinian author Edward Said and a statement from the noted Italian post-war sculptor and performance artist, Piero Manzoni; the artist's writing section contains scripts from performances, two interviews with the artist and proposals for projects.

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Titre: Mona Hatoum
Code EAN: 9780714836607
ISBN: 978-0-7148-3660-7
Format: Couverture cartonnée
Editeur: Phaidon Press Ltd
Genre: Art
nombre de pages: 160
Poids: 998g
Taille: H291mm x B256mm x T23mm
Année: 1997


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