"MARK TANSEY" par Judi FREEMAN. Editions Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles en collaboration avec Chronicles Books, San Francisco. 1993.
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MARK TANSEY

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  • "MARK TANSEY" par Judi FREEMAN. Editions Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles en collaboration avec Chronicles Books, San Francisco. 1993. Grand in-8 carré, dos droit, couverture souple cartonnée illustrée en couleurs, à rabat. Pages de garde illustrées. 116 pages. Textes en anglais par Judi Freeman, Alain Robbe-Grillet, illustré de reproductions photographiques in-texte et hors texte de 25 peintures en couleurs et de 22 dessins noir & blanc par Mark Tansey. Ouvrage réalisé dans le cadre de l'exposition itinérante consacrée à l'artiste qui débuta au LACMA de Los Angeles du 17 Juin au 07 Novembre 1993. 

     

    "In Mark Tansey's paintings imaginary events are populated by real people. Tansey came to prominence in the late 1970s, when his representational style of painting signified a departure from the dominant abstract and conceptual art of his contemporaries. Tansey's paintings have been acclaimed for their wry explorations of serious intellectual and artistic issues through imaginary narratives. Many of his ambitious and inventive canvases focus on the universal search for meaning or truth. Others are centered around confrontations or chronicle the world of art while simultaneously satirizing it. On first glance the paintings may appear to be arid landscapes, sparse interiors, and shallow spaces,. Upon further examination they reveal an extraordinary density of infinitesimal, if ambiguous details: people and objects that can be metaphorically interpreted..."

     

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