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Description - Marlene Dumas by Lisa Gabrielle Mark

In her expressionistic drawings and paintings of the last three decades, acclaimed South African artist Marlene Dumas has focused on the human figure, probing themes of love, despair, desire and confusion in order to critique social and political attitudes towards women, children, people of colour and others who have been historically victimized. This substantial, fully illustrated volume, published on the occasion of Dumas' first major American survey, features a newly commissioned essay by renowned scholar Richard Schiff, placing the artist's work in relation to both American figurative painting since the 1980s and Abstract Expressionism.This book also includes curator Cornelia H. Butler's examination of Dumas' photographic sources and shorter texts by Lisa Gabrielle Mark and Matthew Monahan. Writings by the artist, as well as an extensive illustrated exhibition history and bibliography, complete this comprehensive examination of the work of one of the most thought-provoking artists working today.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781933751085
ISBN-10: 1933751088
Format: Hardback
(302mm x 247mm x 33mm)
Pages: 288
Imprint: Museum of Contemporary Art,Los Angeles
Publisher: Museum of Contemporary Art,Los Angeles
Publish Date: 14-Jul-2008
Country of Publication: United States

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