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Spectacle

Author: Bruce Mau; David Rockwell
Publisher: London [u.a.] : Phaidon, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Spectacle is a dynamic visual essay that celebrates public performance worldwide.

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Genre/Form: Bildband
Pictorial works
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bruce Mau; David Rockwell
ISBN: 0714845744 9780714845746
OCLC Number: 255442546
Description: 255 S. : überw. Ill.
Contents: 1. Introduction by David Rockwell. 2. Interview with David Rockwell and Bruce Mau. 3. List of Contributors. 4. Scale: Kumbh Mela, the Olympics, Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade. 5. Visual Exuberance: Las Vegas, Expositions and World's Fairs, the Circus. 6. Community: Burning Man, Calcio Storico, NASCAR. 7. Transformation: Carnival, Marches on Washington, D.C., Tickertape parades. 8. Impermanence: Fireworks, Flashmobs, Harbin Ice Festival, China. 9. Immersion: Running of the Bulls, Tomatina (Spain), Holi. 10. Annotated Bibliography. 11. List of relevant Web pages. Please see attached document for complete list of contributors and excerpts.
Responsibility: David Rockwell with Bruce Mau.

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'stunning ... fascinating' Gay Times 'Spectacle offers an impressive visual tour of over 60 spectacular events that take place around the world.' The Architect's Newspaper 'This is a book of happy Read more...

 
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