Rachel Harrison: Fake Titel

Rachel Harrison: Fake Titel
Library Shelf Location 18.HARR
Publication Date 2013

Since the 1990s, Rachel Harrison (born 1966) has developed a colorful and delightfully grotesque sculptural idiom out of the most contemporary detritus--styrofoam, plastic buckets, vacuum cleaners--which she blends with slapstick humor and art historical and pop cultural references. Fake Titel presents sculptures and drawings from three recent series: The Help (2012), the large-scale installation Incidents of Travel in Yucatan (2011) and the photographic suite Sunset Series (2000-2012). The Help examines the roles of the artist, the muse and the "help," mixing found objects with abstract forms; Incidents of Travel in Yucatan is a mixed-media installation including a wall of pedestals, autonomous sculptures and video; and the Sunset Series comprises 31 photographs of a single source image, a photograph of a sunset. In each photograph in the series, shot on 35mm film, the artist physically manipulates the found snapshot to create a new image.

ISBN 978-3863353780
Quantity 1
Pages 184
Author Diedrich Diederichsen
Format Softcover
Publisher Verlag der Buchhandlung Walther Konig
Related Artist Rachel Harrison
Categories Sculpture, Drawing
Keyword Found objects
Languages English, German

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