Tony Cragg

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Tony Cragg (born 1949) is one of Britain's leading contemporary sculptors, an explorer of metamorphosis and the fourth dimension in the otherwise static domain of sculpture. This catalogue accompanies a retrospective of Cragg's work at the Museo d'Arte of Lugano, and gathers together over 40 sculptures and assemblages—some monumental in scope—and more than 100 drawings and etchings that reveal the creative processes behind his better-known pieces. A full presentation of Cragg's career to date is provided here, ...

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Overview

Tony Cragg (born 1949) is one of Britain's leading contemporary sculptors, an explorer of metamorphosis and the fourth dimension in the otherwise static domain of sculpture. This catalogue accompanies a retrospective of Cragg's work at the Museo d'Arte of Lugano, and gathers together over 40 sculptures and assemblages—some monumental in scope—and more than 100 drawings and etchings that reveal the creative processes behind his better-known pieces. A full presentation of Cragg's career to date is provided here, from his early explorations of the metaphysics of the mundane in the late 1970s, to his more recent three-dimensional smears in space. Accompanied by a never-before-published interview with the artist and key insights into the logic behind such works as "Minster" and "Subcommittee," this is a must-have book for anyone interested in the work and thought of a revolutionary sculptor.

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  • ISBN-13: 9788836622498
  • Publisher: Silvana Editoriale
  • Publication date: 10/31/2012
  • Pages: 160
  • Product dimensions: 8.70 (w) x 11.00 (h) x 0.70 (d)

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