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LIEUX COMMUNS, FIGURES SINGULIERES (Common Places, Singular Figures). Musee d'art moderne de la Ville de Paris, 1991. 136 pp. with 78 ills. (43 col.). 27 x 24 cm. ISBN 2904497092 Bilingual in French and English (brief entries and biographical notes in French only).
Highlights avant-garde photographic works selected to illustrate broadly defined contemporary trends in the portrayal of scenes, objects and people as unique subjects or generic types, presenting some 70 diverse works which range from mundane urban views and portraits of ordinary individuals to serial images of stuffed animals and billboard-like depictions of domestic settings. A theoretical essay assessing the nature of portraiture and the metaphorical cliches of current photography is supplemented by commentaries on or by the nine international artists represented in the show, among them Ken Lum, Mike Kelley, Jean-Marc Bustamante and Stuart Brisley.
Indexing: Western, Europe — Post-1970 — Photography
Plans: 02,03,19,20,25
Worldwide Number: 023273
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