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Rapture by Chris Townsend

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This volume forms the catalogue of an exhibition at the Barbican, London, which runs from 10 October 2002 to 2003. The images present a mix of art forms: installations, performance art, film stills, sculpture, photography, collage and drawing, plus catwalk shots, advertising images, architectural views of galleries and fashion stores. And the artists covered range from the iconic - Helmut Newman, Cindy Sherman, Jenny Holzer, Duggie Fields - to the up-and-comers of the New York art scene - Eliza Jimenez, Karen Kilimnick, Judith Shea, Maureen Connor - as well as the Brit Pack - Tracey Emin, Jake and Dinos Chapman, Marc Quinn, Georgina Starr.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780500283837
ISBN-10: 0500283834
Format: Paperback
(254mm x 220mm x 19mm)
Pages: 176
Imprint: Thames & Hudson Ltd
Publisher: Thames & Hudson Ltd
Publish Date: 7-Oct-2002
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Chris Townsend

Chris Townsend is a writer, independent curator and lecturer in media arts at Royal Holloway, University of London. His previous publications include the award-winning Vile Bodies: Photography and the Crisis of Looking, plus his new book The Art of Tracey Emin (with Mandy Merck), which will be published by Thames & Hudson this autumn.

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