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Butler, Cornelia H.

Overview
Works: 83 works in 313 publications in 1 language and 9,570 library holdings
Genres: Exhibition catalogs  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Author, Editor, Creator, Curator, Other, Contributor, Author of introduction, zxx, Publishing director, Originator
Classifications: N8354, 709.040082
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Cornelia H Butler
 
Most widely held works by Cornelia H Butler
Modern women : women artists at the Museum of Modern Art by Museum of Modern Art (Nueva York)( Book )

10 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 1,049 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This text examines the collection of feminist art in the Museum of Modern Art. It features essays presenting a range of generational and cultural perspectives
WACK! : art and the feminist revolution by Calif.) Museum of Contemporary Art (Los Angeles( Book )

23 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 890 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Written entries on each artist offer key biographical and descriptive information and accompanying essays by leading critics, art historians, and scholars offer new perspectives on feminist art practice. The topics provide a broad social context for the artworks themselves
Willem de Kooning : tracing the figure by Willem De Kooning( Book )

16 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 850 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Robert Smithson by Robert Smithson( Book )

15 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 769 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This fully illustrated 280-page book accompanies the first comprehensive American retrospective of Robert Smithson's (1938-1973) complex and highly influential body of work. Perhaps best known as the creator of Spiral Jetty, a fifteen-hundred-foot rock coil dramatically situated in Utah's Great Salt Lake, Smithson also broke new ground with his films, photographs, writings, drawings, sculptures, and collages. His oeuvre defied convention, utilizing nontraditional art materials such as mirrors, maps, concrete, earth, and asphalt - in addition to language, as both a written and visual medium. Smithson's revolutionary ideas moved art beyond the walls of the museum into the landscape itself."--Jacket
On line : drawing through the twentieth century by Cornelia H Butler( Book )

15 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 620 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On Line: Drawing through the Twentieth Century explores a radical transformation of drawing that began over a century ago and continues as a vital impulse in art today. In a revolutionary departure from traditional ideas of drawing, and from the reliance on paper as the medium's fundamental support, artists have pushed the line of drawing into real space, expanding its relationship to gesture and form and invigorating its links with painting and sculpture, photography and film, and, particularly notably, dance and performance. Through works by over 100 artists, and through essays by Cornelia Butler and Catherine de Zegher that illuminate both broad themes and individual practices, On Line presents a groundbreaking history of an art form. The great, recognized art movements, from Cubism and Futurism at the beginning of the twentieth century through Abstract Expressionism, Neo-Concretism, arte povera, Conceptualism, and many other approaches up to the diverse present, are shown from a new perspective, and are joined by a host of less familiar artworks that properly claim a place in this differently defined field
Defining contemporary art : 25 years in 200 pivotal artworks by Daniel Birnbaum( Book )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 597 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a period when artistic developments no longer proceed via tidy movements, when narratives of progress no longer hold sway, when the art world has not one centre but many, this title provides the reader with all the materials to compose a picture of the most vital period in art: our own
Afterimage : drawing through process by Cornelia H Butler( Book )

15 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 484 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cotton puffs, Q-tips, smoke and mirrors : the drawings of Ed Ruscha by Margit Rowell( Book )

12 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 472 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Marlene Dumas : measuring your own grave by Marlene Dumas( Book )

13 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 454 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Director's foreword / Jeremy Strick -- Acknowledgments / Cornelia Butler -- Marlene Dumas : Painter as Witness / Cornelia Butler -- Less Dead / Richard Shiff -- The Binding Factor : The Maternal Gaze of Marlene Dumas / Lisa Gabrielle Mark -- Victoria Falls (for MD) / Matthew Monahan -- Selected Exhibitions -- Selected Bibliography -- Checklist of the Exhibition
Lygia Clark : the abandonment of art, 1948-1988 by Cornelia H Butler( Book )

10 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 312 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Museum of Modern Art presents a major retrospective devoted to the art of Lygia Clark (Brazilian, 1920-1988), the first comprehensive exhibition in North America of her work. Lygia Clark: The Abandonment of Art, 1948-1988 comprises nearly 300 works made between the late 1940s and her death in 1988. Drawn from public and private collections, including MoMA's own, this survey is organized around three key themes: abstraction, Neo-Concretism, and the 'abandonment' of art. Each of these axes anchors a significant concept or a constellation of works that mark a definitive step in Clark's career. While Clark's legacy in Brazil is profound, this exhibition draws international attention to her work. By bringing together all parts of her radical production, the exhibition seeks to reintroduce her into current discourses of abstraction, participation, and a therapeutic art practice."
Rodney Graham : a little thought by Rodney Graham( Book )

6 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 267 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From conceptualism to feminism : Lucy Lippard's Numbers shows, 1969-74 by Cornelia H Butler( Book )

12 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 267 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"With a main essay by Cornelia Butler and including 140 black-and-white images. Additional contributions by Pip Day and Sabeth Buchmann, interviews with Lucy Lippard and Seth Siegelaub, archival texts by Peter Plagens, Griselda Pollock and Caroline Tisdall and interviews with artists Eleanor Antin, Agnes Denes, Alice Aycock and Mierle Laderman Ukeles. Four exhibitions of contemporary art curated by Lucy Lippard have become known as her 'numbers shows'. Each took the population of the city in which it was shown as its title: '557,087' in Seattle, '955,000' in Vancouver, '2,972,453' in Buenos Aires and 'c.7,500' in Valencia, California, before touring the US and to London. This third title in the Exhibition Histories series examines the numbers shows and follows Lippard's trajectory as critique and curator, tracing her growing political engagement and involvement with feminism. Extensive archival material is complemented by a new essay by Cornelia Butler and interviews with Lippard, Seth Siegelaub and exhibiting artists as well as critical responses written at the time by Peter Plagens and Griselda Pollock. The volume also includes an essay by Pip Day analysing artists' initiatives in Argentina as a context for Lippard's emerging political consciousness. The Exhibition Histories series investigates exhibitions that have shaped the way contemporary art is experienced, made and discussed."--Publisher
Flight patterns : Laurence Aberhart ... et al. by Cornelia H Butler( Book )

9 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 238 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The social scene : the Ralph M. Parsons Foundation photography collection at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles by Calif.) Museum of Contemporary Art (Los Angeles( Book )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cross sections by Catherine Wagner( Book )

2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Figure 3 by Paul Sietsema( Book )

6 editions published in 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Paul Sietsema is an artist deeply engaged in the act of looking. For his third and newest project, Figure 3 (2008), Sietsema takes as inspiration the ethnographic objects that he has collected from various locations, including Africa, Indo-Asia, and the South Pacific region of Oceania. Situating Figure 3 in the broader context of Sietsema's work of the past ten years, this far-ranging volume explores the artist's unique approach to looking as well as the relationships among his drawings, object-making, and film. Includes 50 illustrations."--Jacket
Drawing redefined : Roni Horn, Esther Kläs, Joëlle Tuerlinckx, Richard Tuttle, Jorinde Voigt by Roni Horn( Book )

5 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book offers an original, critical look at the distinctive role drawing plays in the processes of five influential contemporary artists. For Roni Horn, Esther Kläs, Joëlle Tuerlinckx, Richard Tuttle, and Jorinde Voigt drawing is an essential medium in their multimedia and object-based work. Drawing affirms these artists' tactile engagement with the world and serves as a means for aesthetic experimentation and inquiry. In these artists, hands and through their bodies, the traditional practice of drawing is transformed into an exploration of time and space not necessarily bound to the page or the wall, manifest in film, sculpture, and painting. Following an introduction that traces the art historical precedents of drawings key role in 20th-century artistic practice, noted scholars of contemporary art provide essays that explore the individual work of each artist and the vital place drawing maintains within it. Their diverse and compelling works of art are featured in 60 color illustrations. Exhibition: DeCordova Museum and Sculpture Park, Lincoln, USA (2.10.2015-20.3.2016)
Mark Lere : new and selected work by Mark Lere( Book )

1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lewis Baltz : the politics of bacteria, docile bodies, ronde de nuit by Lewis Baltz( Book )

3 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eric Wesley by Eric Wesley( Book )

5 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Modern women : women artists at the Museum of Modern Art
Alternative Names
Butler, Connie.

Butler Connie 1963-....

Butler, Cornelia.

Butler, Cornelia 1963-

Cornelia Butler American curator

Languages
English (183)

Covers
WACK! : art and the feminist revolutionWillem de Kooning : tracing the figureRobert SmithsonOn line : drawing through the twentieth centuryDefining contemporary art : 25 years in 200 pivotal artworksAfterimage : drawing through processCotton puffs, Q-tips, smoke and mirrors : the drawings of Ed RuschaMarlene Dumas : measuring your own grave