WorldCat Identities

Muniz, Vik

Overview
Works: 164 works in 333 publications in 9 languages and 4,165 library holdings
Genres: Exhibition catalogs  Documentary films  Nonfiction films  Pictorial works  Interviews  Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Catalogs  Drama  Action and adventure films 
Roles: Interviewee, Author, Illustrator, Artist, Performer, Actor, Contributor, Other, Editor
Classifications: N8237.8.R44, 709.2
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Vik Muniz
Waste land by Lucy Walker( Visual )

26 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,536 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brooklyn based artist Vik Muniz grew up poor in Brazil. This film follows him as he returns to Rio de Janeiro, specifically to Jardim Gramacho, or "Garbage Garden." The world's largest landfill, it receives 7,000 tons daily, an astonishing 70% of all Rio's garbage. "We are not pickers of garbage; we are pickers of recyclable materials," says Tião, a catadore, or trash picker who thinks of himself and his fellows as environmentalists. The pickers have a union, which has built a recycling center, medical clinic, day care and skills-training centers, and community lending library of discarded books for their members. Muniz photographs a number of the pickers, reworks the photographs with garbage, and auctions several in London. Believing in the transformative power of art, Muniz donates the proceeds to the pickers who posed, in recognition of their lives, in honor of the dignity of their work
Making it real : a traveling exhibition by Luc Sante( Book )

5 editions published in 1997 in English and Undetermined and held by 156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vik Muniz : model pictures by Matthew Drutt( Book )

7 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Clayton days : picture stories by Vik Muniz for very little folks by Vik Muniz( Book )

4 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vik Muniz : le musée imaginaire by Vik Muniz( Book )

5 editions published in 2011 in French and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Catalogue de l'exposition présentée à la Collection Lambert en Avignon du 11 décembre 2011 au 13 mai 2012.0Dans Le musée imaginaire, Vik Muniz, photographe contemporain incontournable et ambassadeur auprès de l'UNESCO, déploie tout son art de l'illusion. Les chefs-d'oeuvre de Van Gogh, Cézanne, Picasso, Warhol, et autres grands noms de l'histoire de l'art sont reconstitués par l'artiste grâce à des matériaux incongrus (laine, ketchup, sauce chocolat, pigments, magazines découpés, végétaux séchés, détritus) pour être photographiés. Ils investiront les salles su rez-de-chaussée de l'hôtel de Caumont, créant un nouveau musée dans le musée, un "Musée imaginaire" pour reprendre l'expression de Malraux
Vik Muniz by Vik Muniz( Book )

16 editions published in 2003 in 5 languages and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thomas Demand : Vic Muniz ... ;[diese Publikation entstand anläßlich der Ausstellung Thomas Demand im Kunstverein Freiburg vom 18. September bis zum 25. Oktober 1998] by Thomas Demand( Book )

8 editions published in 1998 in German and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

New Latin look = Nueva mirada latina( Book )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The fourth issue of C Photo, New Latin Look, presents a highly original selection of young Latin American photographers. The innovative and contemporary approaches to the photographic medium utilis[z]ed by the artists included in this volume has led to a rebirth of photography in Latin America, and will ensure a renewed appreciation for a tradition whose power and depth have been ignored for too long"--Page 4 of cover
Natura pictrix : interviews and essays on photography by Vik Muniz( Book )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vik Muniz by Vik Muniz( Book )

4 editions published in 2012 in Spanish and English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Arte contemporânea no século XXI : 10 brasileiros no circuito internacional by Ricardo Sardenberg( Book )

1 edition published in 2011 in Portuguese and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Waste land : de la poubelle au musée by Lucy Walker( Visual )

5 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Pendant 3 ans Waste Land suit l'artiste brésilien Vik Muniz de Brooklyn à Jardim Gramacho en banlieue de Rio de Janeiro. Dans la plus vaste décharge du monde, il retrouve son Brésil natal pour un projet artistique inédit : photographier les "catadores" les ramasseurs de déchets recyclables dans des mises en scène composées d'objets et matériaux rescapés des poubelles. Au fur et à mesure de sa collaboration avec ces personnages hors du commun, Vik va saisir tout le désespoir et la dignité des catadores, alors même qu'ils parviennent à réinventer leur vie en prenant part à son oeuvre d'artiste." (Source : jaquette)
Valeska Soares, Ponto de fuga, desaparecimento = Vanishing point by Valeska Soares( Book )

3 editions published in 1999 in Portuguese and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Imaginary prisons : G.B. Piranesi and Vik Muniz( Book )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reflex : a Vik Muniz primer by Vik Muniz( Book )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vik Muniz by Vik Muniz( Book )

5 editions published in 1999 in 3 languages and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reflex : a Vik Muniz primer by Vik Muniz( Book )

9 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and Russian and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Laurent Millet, Vik Muniz : illusions et machines à images by Laurent Millet( Book )

1 edition published in 2005 in French and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vik Muniz : seeing is believing by Vik Muniz( Book )

7 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chocolate : a photography exhibition( Book )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Making it real : a traveling exhibition
Alternative Names
Muniz, Vic 1961-

Muniz, Vicente José de Oliveira 1961-...

Oliveira Muniz, Vicente José de

Oliveira Muniz, Vicente, José de, 1961-....

Vik Muniz

Vik Muniz Artista brasileño

Vik Muniz brasilianischer Künstler

Vik Muniz Brazilian artist

Vik Muniz fotograaf uit Brazilië

ויק מוניז

מוניס, ויק 1961-

מוניץ, ויק 1961-

فيك مونيز

ویک مونیس عکاس برزیلی

빅 뮤니즈

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Covers
Vik Muniz : model picturesClayton days : picture stories by Vik Muniz for very little folksVik MunizReflex : a Vik Muniz primerReflex : a Vik Muniz primerVik Muniz : seeing is believingVik Muniz : seeing is believing