Roni Horn | Author: Max Hollein
What can we hope to learn about a person from a split-second portrait? The expression that confronts the viewer's gaze--startled, friendly, or shy--undoubtedly affects how we feel about the person. But what if we are faced with dozens of photographs of the same person? Or several sets of seemingly identical photographs taken a fraction of a second apart and reflecting almost imperceptible change? New York-based artist Roni Horn has long been fascinated with the concept of personal identity and how it is--or is not--represented by the photographic portrait. This book brings together Horn's most recent work, a site-specific series designed for the Schirn Kunsthalle in Frankfurt. Continuing in the tradition of her earlier work, the series makes use of multiple images of the same subjects in order to explore similarities and differences in portraits, including a set featuring Isabelle Huppert, in which the iconic French actress portrays characters past.
Horn is one of the most intriguing American contemporary artists and the subject of major recent retrospectives at the Whitney Museum of Modern Art and the Tate, and this book offers readers a look at her most recent work.
20.5 x 26.4 cm
Root & Branch: Essays on inheritance | Author: Eda Gunaydin
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Exquisitely written, Root & Branch unsettles neat descriptions of inheritance, belonging and place. Eda Gunaydin’s essays ask: what are the legacies of migration, apart from loss? And how do we...
She Believed She Could So She Did | Author: Summersdale
There is no one quite like you. Your strengths are unique and your future is full of wonder. It s time to tap in to your confidence and express your...
Do Ho Suh: Works on paper at STPI | Author: Do Ho Suh
A sculptor and installation artist, Do Ho Suh is best known for his full-scale fabric works in which he meticulously reimagines the architectural space of his past homes and studios....