Centre of the Creative Universe
Liverpool and the Avant-garde
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Centre of the Creative Universe by Christoph Grunenberg
Book DescriptionLiverpool is a place of myths both as generated by its inventive inhabitants and as envisaged from afar. As infamous Liverpudlian raconteur George Melly points out, the city is aware of its own myth and eager to project it. "Centre of the Creative Universe" presents Liverpool as a world city with an undying capacity to inspire imaginations from Sefton Park to San Francisco. Lavishly illustrated, this book traces the representation of the city in art, photography, film, music, literature and poetry and presents an insightful and revealing account of art and bohemian life in Liverpool since 1945. The city emerges as an unlikely centre of avant-garde activity attracting internationally-renowned artists as diverse as Henri Cartier-Bresson, Bernd and Hilla Becher, the Boyle Family, Yoko Ono, Candida Hofer, John Latham, Tom Wood, Martin Parr, Rineke Dijkstra, and Alec Soth.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781846310898
(250mm x 200mm x 23mm)
Imprint: Liverpool University Press
Publisher: Liverpool University Press
Publish Date: 1-Feb-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Author Biography - Christoph Grunenberg
Christoph Grunenberg has been Director of Tate Liverpool since 2001. He previously held positions in the Collections Division of Tate, the Institute of Contemporary Art in Boston, the Kunsthalle Basel and the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C. Robert Knifton is a PhD student on the AHRC-funded collaborative programme between Tate Liverpool and the Manchester Institute for Research in Art & Design at Manchester Metropolitan University. His museum experience includes work at the Victoria & Albert Museum, London, the Whitworth Art Gallery, Manchester, The Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool, and Cube, Manchester.
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