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Description - Denis Oppenheim: Performance Works '69-'73 by Nick Kaye

Dennis Oppenheim was a pioneer in the fields of earthworks, conceptual art, body art, and performance. This monograph follows the studio practice, public performance works, and gallery and museum shows that took place between 1969-1973 in which documentation of conceptual performance works in slide, film, video, and photographic form exhibited alone or as a component of installation. A special emphasis will be how works such as Arm and Wire, 1969; Reading Position for Second Degree Burn, 1970; and Wishing Well, 1973, are realized through diverse mediums and modes of work in which the idea and act of time-based performance is central.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9788857230320
ISBN-10: 8857230325
Format: Hardback
(307mm x 246mm x 33mm)
Pages: 296
Imprint: Skira
Publisher: Skira
Publish Date: 10-Nov-2016
Country of Publication: Italy

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Author Biography - Nick Kaye

Nick Kaye is Professor of Performance Studies at the University of Exeter. His research focuses on the development of performance theory and practice through sculpture, architecture, conceptual and performance art, experimental music, installation, and video. His books include Art into Theatre: Performance Interviews and Documents (1996), Site-Specific Art Performance, Place and Documentation (2000), Multi-Media: video-installation-Performance (2007), and Performing Presence (2011, with Gabriella Giannachi). Amy van Winkle Oppenheim is Curator of the Dennis Oppenheim Archive, which contains the artist's notebooks, sketchbooks, exhibition materials, correspondence, photographic documentation, project notes, a reference book collection, personal books and family records.

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