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The Human Factor – The Figure in Contemporary Sculpture

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The Human Factor – The Figure in Contemporary Sculpture explores different ways in which artist have reinvented figurative sculpture over the past 25 years. Surveying works by 25 leading international artists, it focuses on sculpture in which the figure is a point of departure for engaging with a wide range of contemporary concerns.

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The Human Factor – The Figure in Contemporary Sculpture explores different ways in which artist have reinvented figurative sculpture over the past 25 years. Surveying works by 25 leading international artists, it focuses on sculpture in which the figure is a point of departure for engaging with a wide range of contemporary concerns. Reinterpreting traditions, spanning archaic and classical models to modernism and minimalism, this work comprises some of the most significant and vital sculpture made in the past quarter-century.

Richly illustrated, and including rare production images from the artists’ studios, this vital volume features essays on figurative sculpture by: Penelope Curtis, Director, Tate Britain; author and critic Martin Herbert; art historian Lisa Lee; James Lingwood, Co-Director, Artangel; and Ralph Rugoff, Director, Hayword gallery and curator of the exhibition.

Featuring the work of Pawel Althamer, Frank Benson, Huma Bhabha, Maurizio Cattelan, Urs Fischer, Katherina Fritsch, Ryan Gander, Isa Genzken, Rachel Harrison, Georg Herold, Thomas Hirschhorn, Martin Honert, Pierre Huyghe, Jeff Koons, Paul McCarthy, John Miller, Cady Noland, Ugo Rondinone, Thomas Schutte, Yinka Shonibare MBE, Paloma varga Weisz, Mark Wallinger, Rebecca Warren, Andro Wekua and Cathy Wilkes.

 

Additional information

Dimensions 30 × 24 cm
Publisher

Language

English

Date Published

2014

ISBN

9781853323225

Specifications

Hardcover, 30x24cm, 208pp,