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Playing at home : the house in contemporary art

Author: Gillian Perry
Publisher: London : Reaktion Books Ltd, 2013.
Series: Art since the '80s.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Gill Perry reveals how the house and the idea of home have inspired a range of imaginative and playful works by artists across the globe. Exploring how artists have engaged with this theme in different contexts - from mobile homes and beach houses to haunted houses and broken homes - 'Playing at Home' shows that our relationship with houses involves complex responses in which gender, race, class, and status overlap,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gillian Perry
ISBN: 9781780231808 1780231806
OCLC Number: 834404057
Description: 263 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 20 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Family traces --
Scaled down --
Broken homes --
Beach houses --
Haunted houses --
Green houses --
Mobile homes --
Conclusion: our house?
Series Title: Art since the '80s.
Other Titles: House in contemporary art
Responsibility: Gill Perry.

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Playing at Home explores the different ways in which contemporary artists have engaged with ideas of the house and home - from 'broken homes' to haunted houses, doll's houses, mobile homes and  Read more...

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