FACE-OFF: THE PORTRAIT IN RECENT ART -- JANINE ANTONI, CHRISTIAN BOLTANSKI, CHUCK CLOSE, JOHN COPLANS, PATRICK FAIGENBAUM, NAN GOLDIN, DAVID HAMMONS, ILYA KABAKOV, ALEX KATZ, KAREN KILIMNIK, JEFF KOONS, ROBERT MAPPLETHORPE, ALICE NEEL, DANIEL OATES, LORRAINE O'GRADY, CHARLES RAY, GERHARD RICHTER, THOMAS RUFF, ANDRES SERRANO, CINDY SHERMAN, ANDY WARHOL, HANNAH WILKE. Melissa E. Feldman and Benjamin H.D. Buchloh. Institute of Contemporary Art, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 1994. 80 pp. with 45 ills. (17 col.). 28 x 21 cm. LC 94-78207 ISBN 0884540782 In English.
Surveying diverse modes of contemporary portraiture through a presentation of some 40 photographs, sculptures, paintings, installations and works on paper produced from 1961 to 1993, this catalogue features an essay analyzing the subversion of traditional forms of portraiture by 20th-century avant-garde artists and a substantial text evaluating the psychological, cultural and aesthetic issues addressed by the exhibited works.
Indexing: Western, International (Western Style) — Post-1970 — Several Media
Worldwide Number: 024712
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