One of the world s most celebrated art writers, takes us through centuries of drawing and painting, revealing his lifelong fascination with a diverse cast of artists.
This interdisciplinary history and theory of sound in the arts reads the twentieth century by listening to it–to the emphatic and exceptional sounds of modernism and those on the cusp of postmodernism, recorded sound, noise, silence, the fluid sounds of immersion and dripping, and the meat voices of viruses, screams, and bestial cries.
Where can Art go from here and who will be the next modern master? To help answer this question we are taken on an enlightening and entertaining journey through the story of modern cubism to now.
A comprehensive bibliography of writings on 'Action Art' in the twentieth century.
Explosion! Painting as Action encompasses an array of approaches to looking at the borderland between painting and performance, covering a whole range of playful experiments to aggressive risk-taking. Published on the occasion of the exhibition of the same name at Moderna Museet, Stockholm, in 2012.
A Bigger Splash: Painting After Performance takes a new look at the dynamic relationship between performance and painting from 1950 to the present day. Published on the occasion of the exhibition of the same title at the Tate Modern, 14 November 2012 – 1 April 2013.