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The art-architecture complex

Author: Hal Foster
Publisher: London : Verso, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Paperback editionView all editions and formats
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Hal Foster, author of the acclaimed Design and Crime, argues that a fusion of architecture and art is a defining feature of contemporary culture. While architects such as Zaha Hadid and Herzog and de Meuron draw on art to reanimate design, architecture has inspired fundamental transformations in painting, sculpture and film, which are also explored here. The book includes an extensive conversation with Richard
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Hal Foster
ISBN: 9781781681046 178168104X 9781844676897 1844676897
OCLC Number: 835973353
Notes: Hardback edition: 2011.
Description: xiii, 302 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 21 cm
Contents: Preface --
Image-building --
Global styles : Pop civics ; Crystal palaces ; Light modernity --
Architecture vis-à-vis art : Neo-avant-garde gestures ; Postmodernist machines ; Minimalist museums --
Mediums after minimalism : Sculpture remade ; Film stripped bare ; Painting unbound --
Building contra image.
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