Samstag, 30. April 2016


Andreas Baur, Konrad Bitterli (Hg.), Der Mythos des Westerns in der Gegenwartskunst... - oder John Wayne zum 100. Geburtstag (Nürnberg : Verlag für moderne Kunst 2007) ISBN: 9783939738152 - 256 S., zahlreiche Abb. - 32,00 €

"This travelling exhibition is to go on the road in 2007 in honour of Western hero John Wayne. Taking contemporary art work as its base, it addresses and explains various themes of the classic Western. A comprehensive reader with contributions from renowned authors accompanies the selected artworks, which consist of paintings, films/videos and sculptures. Themes include "Myths and ideology", "Law and order","Image and landscape", among others. Alex Hanimann,Rodney Graham, Andrea Geyer, Bruce Nauman, Tatjana Marusic, David Reed, Martin Kippenberger, Christoph Dettmeier and Axel Heil are just a few of the artists whose work is being shown in a "Western" context. Numerous colour illustrations and a glossary round out the book. " (Verlagsinformation)

--- Ich habe das Buch selbst nicht gelesen, daher hier nur: Informationen des Verlages, November 2008 ---