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A highly skilled 'painter's painter', Marlene Dumas comments through her work on the state of painting today while asking what it means to be a woman working within the predominantly male genre of expressionist art. She has exhibited since the late 1970s and her work has been included in major solo exhibitions at the Museum fur Moderne Kunst, Frankfurt (1998), and the Tate Gallery, London (1996), as well as in numerous group exhibitions, including, most recently, the 51st Venice Biennale (2005) Marlene Dumas is represented by Zeno X Gallery, Antwerp; Paul Andriesse, Amsterdam; Frith Street Gallery, London; Produzentengalerie, Hamburg;Le Case d'Arte, Milan.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780714845845
ISBN-10: 0714845841
Format: Hardback
(296mm x 256mm x 29mm)
Pages: 240
Imprint: Phaidon Press Ltd
Publisher: Phaidon Press Ltd
Publish Date: 9-Oct-2009
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Barbara Bloom

Jan Avgikos is an art historian and critic and teaches at the School of the Arts at Columbia University. She is contributing editor at Artforum. Dominic van den Boogerd was Chief Editor of Metropolis M and is currently Director of De Ateliers international artists' institute in Amsterdam. He is guest lecturer at the Fachhochschule fYr Kunst und Gestaltung, Bern, and the Institute of Fine Arts/Technology, Dublin. Barbara Bloom is a photographer, designer and installation artist who has exhibited at the Venice Biennale, MoCA, Los Angeles and the ICP, New York. Her books include Ghost Writer (1988) and The Reign of Narcissism (1990). Mariuccia Casadio is a writer on contemporary art, fashion and design. Formerly Editor of Vogue Italia, Milan (1986-90) and Editor-at-Large of Interview, New York (1990-3), at present she contributes regularly to Vogue Italia and L'uomo Vogue.

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