British Contemporary Art from the Chaney Family Collection
Normal Price: $16.95
Your Price: $15.25 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $1.70! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $0.76 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available to Backorder, No Due Date for Supply
End Game by Richard Cork
Book DescriptionBritish artists such as Damien Hirst and Antony Gormley have transformed the art world with their visually volatile investigations into contemporary states of being. This stimulating book--whose title takes its name from a work by Hirst--draws from an important private collection to highlight the best of today's art from Britain. The volume focuses on sixteen major works by the Young British Artists, a dynamic association of painters, sculptors, video artists, and photographers whose irreverent and genre-bending art first took London by storm in the late 1980s. Additional works by artists who influenced or were influenced by this movement are also included. Featuring six masterpieces by Hirst, including multimedia constructions that confront the fragility of life and the certainty of death; Rachel Whiteread's Untitled (Fire Escape), a monumental and ghostly negative stairway cast in plaster; and stills from Sam Taylor-Woods's haunting video A Little Death, the book also includes a selection of provocative works by Gormley (Feeling Material XXVII) and other established figures as well as emerging artists.
Buy End Game book by Richard Cork from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.
Book DetailsISBN: 9780300142013
(216mm x 140mm x 8mm)
Imprint: Yale University Press
Publisher: Yale University Press
Publish Date: 15-Jul-2008
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Richard Cork
Sculpture Shock, Paperback (November 2016)
Sculpture Shock is a revelatory exploration of the processes and production of nine artists and their winning contributions to the ground breaking Sculpture Shock Award (2013-2015) for temporary site-specific interventions in non-traditional environments. The book is rich in visual documentation and interviews, as well as reflective critical texts.
Ann Christopher, Hardback (March 2016)
Ann Christopher RA is a non-figurative sculptor who works primarily in cast bronze, stainless steel, silver and fabricated Corten steel; her output comprises both large and small sculptures and site-specific commissions. This book deals with her life.
Face to Face, Hardback (March 2015)
Award-winning art critic and curator Richard Cork was 18 when he chanced upon Picasso, drew his portrait and talked to him. This meeting sparked a life-long enthusiasm for talking to artists which has continued throughout Cork's distinguished career as an art writer and broadcaster.
Art of Peter Prendergast, Hardback (September 2013)» View all books by Richard Cork
Peter Prendergast (1946-2007), painter of bold, expressionist landscapes, seascapes and self-portraits, was an outstanding artist - as celebrated in this important new publication.
» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about End Game book by Richard Cork and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)
Author Biography - Richard Cork
Richard Cork is an award-winning art critic, author, and curator. Elliott Zooey Martin is curatorial assistant of contemporary art and special projects, The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston.
Bestselling Books: Our Current Bestsellers | Australia's Hottest 1000 Books | Bestselling Fiction | Bestselling Crime Mysteries and Thrillers | Bestselling Non Fiction Books | Bestselling Sport Books | Bestselling Gardening and Handicrafts Books | Bestselling Biographies | Bestselling Food and Drink | Bestselling History | Bestselling Travel Books | Bestselling School Textbooks & Study Guides | Bestselling Children's General Non-Fiction | Bestselling Young Adult Fiction | Bestselling Children's Fiction | Bestselling Picture Books | Top 100 US Bestsellers
Phone: 1300 36 33 32 (9am-2pm Mon-Fri AEST) - International: +61 2 9960 7998 - Online Form
Address: Boomerang Books, 878 Military Road, Mosman Junction, NSW, 2088
© 2003-2016. All Rights Reserved. Eclipse Commerce Pty Ltd - ACN: 122 110 687 - ABN: 49 122 110 687
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.