Gilbert and George: Major Exhibition Tate Modern

Gilbert and George: Major Exhibition Tate Modern
Library Shelf Location 18.GILB
Publication Date 2007
Description Accompanying the retrospective exhibition of their work at Tate Modern, the largest ever staged at the museum, this catalogue provides a highly affordable introduction to the career of these extraordinary artists. Featuring chronologically arranged reproductions of over 200 works spanning their entire career, the book also reproduces previously unpublished installations, drawings and ephemera. Curator Jan Debbaut introduces the work of Gilbert & George, while novelist and cultural commentator Michael Bracewell considers the vital role the East End of London has played in the artists work, exploring their relationship with the city. Art historian and critic Marco Livingstone challenges the viewer to abandon their preconceptions before the artists work and experience the world-view of Gilbert & George in all its powerful intensity. A series of quotations by the artists, commenting upon their work and their position as living sculptures,are featured throughout the book and provide a fascinating insight into their artistic practice. With an illustrated chronology and bibliography designed by the artists, this is an affordable and comprehensive introduction to two of the most significant artists working today.
ISBN 9781854376664
Quantity 1
Pages 208
Format Hardback
Publisher Tate Gallery Publishing
Related Artist Gilbert & George
Categories Painting, Printmaking
Language English

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