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Kienholz: Signs of the Time


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Binding: Hardcover
Brand: Brand: Walther König, Köln
EAN: 9783863350871
Feature: Used Book in Good Condition
ISBN: 3863350871
Item Dimensions: 1025975325100
Label: Walther König, Köln
Languages: EnglishPublishedGermanOriginal LanguageEnglishOriginal LanguageEnglishUnknown
Manufacturer: Walther König, Köln
MPN: 200 colour illustrations
Number Of Items: 1
Number Of Pages: 256
Publication Date: February 29, 2012
Publisher: Walther König, Köln
Studio: Walther König, Köln

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This new Ed Kienholz overview casts the Los Angeles assemblage pioneer as a powerful moral force in postwar art. Kienholz (1927-1994) was a polarizing presence in American art from the start of his career, when his first large-scale installation Roxy's--a recreation of a brothel--was shown at the Ferus gallery in 1962 (it later caused a huge stir at Documenta 4 in 1968). War, racism, sexism and media exploitation were among his recurrent themes, and he tackled them with an ethical clarity that, at the time, was frequently mistaken for shock tactics. This substantial monograph--the first since his major touring retrospective of 1996--includes more than 200 color plates of Kienholz's assemblages, reasserting his art as a morally driven enterprise, and pointing towards his ongoing influence among contemporary artists such as Jonathan Meese, Thomas Hirschhorn and John Bock. Edward Kienholz (1927-1994) was born in Fairfield, Washington, and grew up on a farm, where he acqu


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