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Encyclopaedia of the word : artist conversations, 1968-2008

Author: Achille Bonito Oliva
Publisher: Milano : Skira, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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What is art? What is its function? What is the importance of using colour? What is the meaning of using different materials? These are just some of the questions Achille Bonito Oliva directed to 65 of the greatest and most controversial artists of our time, such as Andy Warhol and Robert Ryman.
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Genre/Form: Interviews
Named Person: Dennis Oppenheim; Dennis Oppenheim; Achille Bonito Oliva; Joseph Beuys; Andy Warhol; Bruce Nauman; Sol LeWitt; Robert Morris; Robert Ryman; Joseph Kosuth; Jannis Kounellis; Michelangelo Pistoletto; Hidetoshi Nagasawa; Giulio Paolini; Alighiero Boetti; Jimmie Durham; Marina Abramovic; Mimmo Paladino; William Kentridge
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Achille Bonito Oliva
ISBN: 9788857204635 8857204634
OCLC Number: 655656172
Language Note: Translated from the Italian.
Description: 414 pages, xlviii pages of plates : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 22 cm
Contents: Foreword in the form of a dialogue on the labyrinth of art / Jorge Luis Borges --
Sole LeWitt, New York, 1968 --
Robert Smithson, New York, 1969 --
Douglas Huebler, New York, 1969 --
Vito Acconci, New York, 1971 --
Joseph Beuys, Düsseldorf, 1971 --
Joseph Kosuth, New York, 1971 --
Giulio Paolini, Turin, 1971 --
Lawrence Weiner, New York, 1971 --
Ian Wilson, New York, 1971 --
Carl Andre, New York, 1972 --
Robert Morris, New York, 1972 --
Vettor Pisani, Rome, 1972 --
Michelangelo Pistoletto, Turin, 1972 --
Robert Barry, New York, 1973 --
Alighiero Boetti, Rome, 1973 --
Terry Fox, San Francisco, 1973 --
Bruce Nauman, Los Angeles, 1973 --
Robert Ryman, New York, 1973 --
Ben Vautier, Nice, 1973 --
Nam June Paik and Charlotte Moorman, New York, 1974 --
Wolf Vostell, Berlin, 1974 --
Jan Dibbets, Amsterdam, 1975 --
Richard Tuttle, Rome, 1975 --
Robert Watts, New York, 1975 --
Sandro Chia, Rome, 1976 --
Gilbert & George, London, 1976 --
Luciano Fabro, Milan, 1977 --
Jannis Kounellis, Rome, 1977 --
Mario Merz, Turin, 1977 --
Niele Toroni, Paris, 1977 --
Francesco Clemente, Rome, 1978 --
Giulio Turcato, Rome, 1981 --
Enzo Cucchi, Rome, 1982 --
Mimmo Paladino, Naples, 1982 --
Andy Warhol, New York, 1982 --
Daniel Buren, Paris, 1983 --
Nicola De Maria, Turin, 1983 --
Mario Schifano, Rome, 1990 --
William S. Burroughs, New York, 1992 --
Gino De Dominicis, Rome, 1992 --
Hidetoshi Nagasawa, Milan 1993 --
Mimmo Rotella, Paris, 1994 --
Robert Rauschenberg, New York, 1995 --
Ben Jakober and Yannick Vu, Palma de Mallorca, 1996 --
Louise Bourgeois, New York, 2002 --
Carla Accardi, Rome, 2005 --
Luigi Ontani, Rome, 2005 --
Marina Abramović, New York, 2006 --
Christian Boltanski, Paris, 2006 --
Pedro Cabrita Reis, Oporto, 2006 --
Maurizio Cattelan, New York, 2006 --
Braco Dimitrijević, Zagreb, 2006 --
Jimmie Durham, Berlin, 2006 --
Jan Fabre, Antwerp, 2006 --
Alberto Garutti, Milan, 2006 --
William Kentridge, Johannesburg, 2006 --
Fabio Mauri, Rome, 2006 --
Dennis Openheim, New York, 2006 --
Marc Quinn, London, 2006 --
Ettore Spalletti, Cappelle sul Tavo, 2006 --
Franz West, Vienna, 2006 --
Sisley Xhafa, New York, 2006 --
Pier Paolo Calzolari, Urbino, 2007 --
Dan Graham, New York, 2007 --
Maurizio Nannucci, Florence, 2007 --
Gianni Piacentino, Turin, 2007 --
Ghada Amer, New York, 2007 --
Katharina Sieverding, Düsseldorf, 2008 --
David Tremlett, London, 2008.
Other Titles: Enciclopedia della parola.
Responsibility: Achille Bonito Oliva.
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What is art? What is its function? What is the importance of using colour? What is the meaning of using different materials? These are just some of the questions Achille Bonito Oliva directed to 65 of the greatest and most controversial artists of our time, such as Andy Warhol and Robert Ryman.

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