Photography as Concept: 4th International Triennial of Photography, 1998

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Representing a compendium of work by those contemporary artists for whom photography is a means to an end, this book concerns itself with the expanding social, political, and conceptual definitions of photography. Inherent in the book are questions concerning the nature of photography as technological medium, social barometer, and preserver of memory, as well as photography's relationship to video, film, fashion, and mass media. Compiled from the Fourth International Photo Triennial, the book includes work by ...
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Overview

Representing a compendium of work by those contemporary artists for whom photography is a means to an end, this book concerns itself with the expanding social, political, and conceptual definitions of photography. Inherent in the book are questions concerning the nature of photography as technological medium, social barometer, and preserver of memory, as well as photography's relationship to video, film, fashion, and mass media. Compiled from the Fourth International Photo Triennial, the book includes work by over 50 artists, from 20 countries. Vanessa Beecroft, Maurizio Cattelan, Felix Gonzalez-Torres, Alfredo Jarr, Ilya Kabakov, Joseph Kosuth, Tracey Moffatt, Gabriel Orozco, Sam Samore, and many others are represented.
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  • ISBN-13: 9783893224289
  • Publisher: Edition Cantz
  • Publication date: 5/2/1999
  • Pages: 240
  • Product dimensions: 6.93 (w) x 9.63 (h) x 0.91 (d)

Table of Contents

Greeting 6
Photography as Concept 26
Joseph Kosuth 1979 40
Vanessa Beecroft 48
Maura Biava 52
Peter Bommels 54
Martin Brandt / Andreas Wolf / Martin Schmidl / Florian Haas 58
Daniele Buetti 62
Patrick Van Caeckenbergh 66
Claude Closky 68
Hanne Darboven 70
Cor Dera 72
Felix Gonzalez-Torres 74
Willie Doherty 76
Alex Hartley 78
Helgard Haug / Marcus Dross / Daniel Wetzel 80
Isabell Heimerdinger 84
Jan Henderikse 88
Teresa Hubbard / Alexander Birchler 90
Alfredo Jaar 92
Ilya Kabakov 96
Joseph Kosuth 98
Elke Krystufek 102
David Lamelas / Hildegard Duane 106
Abigail Lane 110
Natacha Lesueur 114
Sarah Lucas 118
Ken Lum 120
Tracey Moffatt 124
Brigitte Morhardt-Ehrlicher 126
Jean-Luc Moulene 130
Christopher Muller 132
Chuck Nanney 136
Mathis Neidhart 140
Gabriel Orozco 144
Merja Puustinen / Andy Best 146
Zhijie Qiu 148
Margarete Rebmann 150
Susanne Reinhardt 152
Gerwald Rockenschaub 154
Ugo Rondinone 158
Sam Samore 162
Andreas Schmid 164
Miron Schmuckle 168
Uwe H. Seyl 170
Gillian Wearing 172
Bernard Voita 174
Georg Winter 176
Guo Gu Zheng 180
Hui Zhuang 182
Joseph Kosuth 1979 (english) 186
Biographies and List of Works 193
Lenders, Photo Credits 239
Colophon, References 240
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