John Stezaker

John Stezaker
Library Shelf Location 18.STEZ
Publication Date 2011
Description The art of John Stezaker engages with the ceaseless flow of images that has been a consequence of mechanical reproduction, mass media and popular culture. His intervention into these images through collage, excision, reconfiguration, inversion or occlusion can be seen to interrupt their everyday circulation in a profound way: image and perception aike are questioned, rearranged and opened to new possibilities. Through their transformation Stezaker's images acquire poetic resonance, and, in many cases, a disquieting allure. With over 120 illustrations, this monograph presents the first overview of John Stezaker's work on paper from the 1970s onwards, featuring his found images, collages, image fragments and a selection from The 3rd Person Archive. Essays by Dawn Ades and Michael Bracewell, as well as a conversation between the artist and curators Daniel F. Herrmann and Christophe Gallois, place Stezaker's work in a historical context and analyse his methodology and practice.
ISBN 9781905464333
Quantity 1
Pages 220
Authors Dawn Ades, Michael Bracewell
Format Softcover
Publishers Whitechapel Art Gallery, London, Ridinghouse, London
Related Artist John Stezaker
Category Collage
Artist's Nationality British/UK
Language English

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