LES GRANDS SPECTACLES: 120 JAHRE KUNST UND MASSENKULTUR/120 YEARS OF ART AND MASS CULTURE. Ed. by Agnes Husslein-Arco. Museum der Moderne Salzburg-Monchsberg, Salzburg, 2005. Published in association with Hatje Cantz Verlag, Ostfildern-Ruit. Distributed in the U.S.A. by D.A.P./Distributed Art Publishers, New York. 308 pp. with 523 ills. (368 col., one foldout). 31 x 25 cm. ISBN 3775716564 Bilingual in German and English.
Exploring the relationship between art and spectacle from the late 19th century to the present, this publication is the first of a planned trilogy of exhibition catalogues (see also Worldwide 31179), and features more than 350 paintings, drawings, sculptures, installations, photographs and films that illuminate the evolution of a modern "event culture" characterized by sensationalism, illusion and theatricality, including works by Baldessari, Beecroft, Beuys, Duchamp, Ernst, Goldin, Koons, Lichtenstein, McCarthy, Muybridge, Pettibon, Ruscha, Sherman, Tinguely and scores of other international artists.
Indexing: Western, International (Western Style) — 1900-1945, Post-1945 — Several Media
Worldwide Number: 030398