Annette Messager by Catherine Grenier
Look inside with Google Book Preview
Annette Messager
By Catherine Grenier

Annette Messager

By (author) See other recent books by Catherine Grenier
Format: Hardback

Normal Price: $44.95
Your Price: $40.46 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $4.49! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $2.02 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available Available to Backorder, No Due Date for Supply



Annette Messager by Catherine Grenier

Book Description

Annette Messager is an artist with a mission, as she puts it, to "make life more interesting than art." One of France's leading contemporary artists, and well-known to American art lovers from her show at the MoMA, New York, in 1995, her inventive and wide-ranging style has won her admirers all over the world, and she has shown her work in such diverse places as New Delhi, Berlin, Japan, and Vancouver, as well as all over France. Her work is at once intimate and universal, using familiar objects (toys, fishing nets, gloves) in a wryly challenging manner that leads us to look at our cosy world with fresh eyes. Her creations are characterized by their generosity and human frailty. The aim of this monograph is to introduce the work of Annette Messager to a wider public. The author has worked closely with the artist to produce a visually stunning work that provides a clear picture of the creative development of a major contemporary artist, covering the period from the early seventies to the present day. Fully illustrated and with highly detailed and researched text - including Messager's biography and list of exhibitions as well as examinations of the significance of individual works - Annette Messager is a must-read for anyone interested in current artistic developments in Europe.

Buy Annette Messager book by Catherine Grenier from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.


Book Details

ISBN: 9782080106193
ISBN-10: 2080106198
Format: Hardback
(255mm x 260mm x 22mm)
Pages: 192
Imprint: Flammarion
Publisher: Editions Flammarion
Publish Date: 1-Oct-2001
Country of Publication: France

Other Editions...


Books By Author Catherine Grenier

Alberto Giacometti by Catherine Grenier Alberto Giacometti, Hardback (February 2015)

A monograph covering Giacometti's complete artistic output.

Othoniel by Catherine Grenier Othoniel, Hardback (October 2012)

Follows the footsteps of a singular and secretive artist. An artist who has a passion for all sorts of metamorphoses, sublimations and transmutations, this book has a predilection for materials with reversible properties.

» View all books by Catherine Grenier

Reviews

» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Annette Messager book by Catherine Grenier and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)

Write a book review


Author Biography - Catherine Grenier

Catherine Grenier is curator of contemporary collections at the Musee National d'Art Modeme in the Pompidou Center in Paris. Among the exhibitions she has organized are "Tony Cragg," "Luciano Fabro," and more recently, the acclaimed "Abracadabra" at the Tate Gallery in London.

Boomerang Bucks close

For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.

Recent books by Catherine Grenier close
Alberto Giacometti by Catherine Grenier
Annette Messager by Catherine Grenier
Salvador Dali by Catherine Grenier
Othoniel by Catherine Grenier
Christian Boltanski by Catherine Grenier
Possible Life of Christian Boltanski by Catherine Grenier
»
BoomerangBooks.com.au close