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SPEED: VISIONS OF AN ACCELERATED AGE. Ed. by Jeremy Millar and Michiel Schwarz. Whitechapel Art Gallery, London; Photographer's Gallery, London; and Macdonald Stewart Art Centre, Guelph, 1998. Published in association with Nederlands Vormgevingsinstituut, Amsterdam. 180 p.. with 116 ills. (75 col.). 30 x 21 cm. ISBN 0907879543 In English.
Accompanies three concurrent exhibitions examining the impact of speed-driven technologies on 20th-century culture, including illustrations of paintings, drawings, photographs, sculptures and other pieces by Duchamp, Demuth, Picabia, Leger, Gabo, Dibbets, Smithson, Lichtenstein, Ruscha, Flavin, Celmins, Kawara and dozens of other international artists whose works range from dynamic abstract studies to images of automobiles and airplanes. Seventeen essays explore the concept of speed and assess the philosophical, political and sociocultural implications of the accelerating pace of daily life, including discussions of such topics as the depiction of the autobahn in German cinema and photography of the 1930s and the influence of Western technology on contemporary Inuit art.
Indexing: Western, International (Western Style) — 1900-1945, Post-1945 — Several Media
Plans: 02,03,20
Worldwide Number: 026820
Paperbound $35.00    

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