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APERTO '93: EMERGENCY/EMERGENZA. Corderie dell'Arsenale, Venice, 1993. XLV Esposizione Internazionale d'Arte La Biennale di Venezia. Published by Giancarlo Politi Editore, Milan. Flash Art International: Special Aperto '93. 460 pp. with 326 ills. (285 col.). 27 x 21 cm. LC 94-140697 ISBN 8878160539 Bilingual in English and Italian (two essays in Italian only; entries and biographical notes in English only).
Provides expanded documentation of a thematic exhibition previously highlighted in the general catalogue of the 1993 Venice Biennale (Worldwide 24084), illustrating a broad array of recent sculptures, installations, paintings, drawings, photographs and videos by more than 130 emerging international artists whose works address cultural, political and ecological crises facing contemporary society as well as issues of personal identity. Twenty-seven texts (seven of them previously published in the general catalogue) include discussions of the status of socially engaged art in the postmodern era, commentaries on the role of the mass media in shaping culture, and explorations of diverse political and philosophical themes.
Indexing: Western, International (Western Style) — Post-1990 — Several Media
Plans: 50
Worldwide Number: 024204
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