Andrea Büttner: Beggars

Andrea Büttner: Beggars
Library Shelf Location 18.BUTT
Publication Date 2018

German artist and 2017 Turner Prize nominee Andrea Büttner examines depictions of beggars in visual culture in an artist's book about poverty, art history, theology, and the politics of social benefits. Büttner, whose work addresses notions of shame, vulnerability, and dignity, presents a recent series of woodcuts, as well research conducted at the Warburg Institute in London. including sixteenth-century vignettes from the "Liber Vagatorum " and a visual essay on the iconography of shepherds and kings in nativity scenes.

ISBN 9783960983439
Quantity 1
Pages 308
Format Paperback
Publisher Koenig Books
Related Artist Andrea Büttner
Categories Artists' Books, Artist (relating to a single artist/collaborative team), Printmaking
Keywords Research-led, Social issues, Poverty
Language English

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