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Katharina Grosse

Katharina Grosse
Library Shelf Location 18.GROS
Publication Date 03 Sep 2020
Description

This is the most comprehensive monograph to date on the innovative abstract site related installations of German artist Katharina Grosse (b.1961). Grosse's daring move from the canvas into both architectural space and the landscape, with her signature colorful spray paintings, has resulted in a deeply compelling body of work. From a Toronto airport to a decrepit beach structure on the New York coast and the spaces of major museums worldwide, Grosse's works present thorough, yet temporary, carnivalesque transformations of extant places and situations. Author Gregory Volk has known Katharina Grosse and written about her work since the very outset of her career, and has witnessed her journey from unique talent to radical visionary. As he suggests here, Grosse's continually developing practice, simultaneously ungainly and exhilarating, bewildering and liberating, radically extends the possibilities for contemporary abstract painting.

ISBN 9781848223233
Quantity 1
Pages 144pp, 24.13 x 28.58cm
Editor Gregory Volk
Author Gregory Volk
Format Hardback
Publisher Lund Humphries Publishers
Related Artist Katharina Grosse
Category Artist (relating to a single artist/collaborative team)
Keyword Painting
Language English

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