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DIE MODERNE ALS RUINE: EINE ARCHAOLOGIE DER GEGENWART/MODERNISM AS A RUIN: AN ARCHAEOLOGY OF THE PRESENT. Ed. by Sabine Folie. Generali Foundation, Vienna, 2009. Published in association with Verlag fur moderne Kunst, Nuremberg. Distributed in the U.S.A. by D.A.P./Distributed Art Publishers, New York. 236 pp. with 191 ills. (152 col.). 29 x 22 cm. ISBN 9783941185821 Bilingual in German and English.
Explores the failure of utopian visions for a more humane society over the course of the 20th century, presenting a diverse array of drawings, installations, videos and other works by Yona Friedman, Isa Genzken, Dan Graham, Gordon Matta-Clark, Robert Smithson and seven other international artists whose pieces often employ architecture- and design-related concepts to convey states of decay and ruin.
Indexing: Western, International (Western Style) — Post-1945 — Several Media
Plans: 02,03,20,42,73
Worldwide Number: 033035
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