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MONUMENT & MODERNITE -- A PARIS: ART, ESPACE PUBLIC ET ENJEUX DE MEMOIRE, 1891-1996 (Monument & Modernity -- in Paris: Art, Public Space and the Stakes of Memory, 1891-1996). Espace Electra, Fondation Electricite de France, Paris, 1996. Organized in association with Departement des Arts Plastiques, Direction des Affaires culturelles de la Ville de Paris and Paris-Musees. Published by Paris-Musees. 192 pp. with 170 ills. (96 col.). 28 x 21 cm. LC 96-215680 ISBN 2879003059 In French.
A substantial survey of the history of modern public art in Paris that focuses primarily on the postwar period, this catalogue showcases some 40 diverse works by Rodin, Picasso, Dubuffet, Buren, Dibbets, Morellet, Cesar, Raynaud, Gerz and many other noted figures, presenting detailed individual analyses of the featured projects along with six essays examining the complex cultural, political and artistic issues that have shaped the character of commemorative and other forms of public art in France during the 20th century.
Indexing: Western, International (Western Style) — Post-1970 — Sculpture
Plans: 02,03,19,20
Worldwide Number: 025637
Paperbound $58.50    

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