Published to coincide with the 1997 showing at the Art Gallery of New South Wales in Sydney, Australia, of works featuring nudes by around 100 modern and contemporary artists. Includes essays, artists’ bios, bibliography.
Catalogue from Kerry Trengove’s retrospective at Chisenhale Gallery in 1992. This was a posthumous exhibition of the artist’s work before his death in 1991. Texts by John Roberts.
Tom Holert argues that with Celebration? Realife, Chaimowicz makes a strategic and important meditation on the changing role of the artist, who simultaneously becomes art director, choreographer and participant. The groundbreaking installation Celebration? Realife was originally created for ‘Three Life Situations’ at Gallery House London in 1972.
This item is part of the ‘Glimpses of before: 1970s UK Performance Art’ Study Room Guide by Helena Goldwater (P2497)