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WUNDER (Miracle). {Half-title page: Wunder: Kunst, Wissenschaft und Religion vom 4. Jahrhundert bis zur Gegenwart.} Ed. by Daniel Tyradellis et al. Deichtorhallen, Hamburg, 2011. Organized in association with Siemens Stiftung, Munich, and Praxis fur Ausstellungen und Theorie, Berlin. Published by Snoeck Verlagsgesellschaft, Cologne. 304 pp. with 214 ills. (140 col.). 30 x 24 cm. ISBN 9783940953902 In German.
Explores the miraculous, strange and wondrous as a theme in a wide range of photographs, sculptures, installations and other works by such contemporary figures as Beuys, Gursky, Schutte, Struth, Tan, Turrell, Urlichs, West and Wurm, while also documenting related art and artifacts representing diverse periods and cultures, including a medieval wooden sculpture of Saint Nikolaus, a 17th-century canvas depicting the Tower of Babel, 18th-century prints showing the Wonders of the Ancient World, an African fetish sculpture, an Islamic manuscript page and prop wands from the Harry Potter films.
Indexing: Western, International (Western Style) — Several Periods, Post-1945 — Several Media
Plans: 69,02,03,20
Worldwide Number: 034581
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