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16e BIENNALE INTERNATIONALE DE LAUSANNE: CHASSES-CROISES/16TH LAUSANNE INTERNATIONAL BIENNIAL: CRISS-CROSSINGS/16. INTERNATIONALE BIENNALE VON LAUSANNE: "CHASSES-CROISES." FAE Musee d'art contemporain, Pully/Lausanne, and Musee des arts decoratifs, Lausanne, 1995. Organized by Centre International de la Tapisserie Ancienne et Moderne, Lausanne. Published in association with Benteli Verlag, Bern. 216 pp. with 49 ills. (6 col.). 28 x 24 cm. ISBN 3716509949 Trilingual in French, English and German (complete entries in French only).
Published in conjunction with a two-part exhibition highlighting the role of textiles in the fine arts from the 1960s to the present, this catalogue surveys the use of fabric in innovative sculptural objects and other works by Beuys, Kounellis, Abakanowicz, Morris, Messager, Christo and Jeanne-Claude, Pistoletto, Rauschenberg, Penck, Oiticica and 20 other prominent figures while also showcasing recent textile-based "domestic environments" by six international artists. Accompanying illustrations of the featured pieces are fourteen texts that range from a history of the Biennale and discussions of the status of fiber forms in avant-garde art to individual examinations of the installation works.
Indexing: Western, International (Western Style) — Post-1970 — Sculpture, Textile/Fiber Arts
Plans: 01,05,07,15,19,20
Worldwide Number: 025268
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