DEFTIG BAROCK/RIOTOUS BAROQUE: FROM CATTELAN TO ZURBARAN -- TRIBUTES TO PRECARIOUS VITALITY. Bice Curiger. Kunsthaus, Zurich, 2012. Published in association with Snoeck Verlagsgesellschaft, Cologne. Distributed in the U.S.A. by Ram Publications, Santa Monica. 176 pp. with 146 ills. (101 col.) and one loose folded poster. 31 x 25 cm. ISBN 9783864420115 In English.
Presents canvases by Poussin, Ribera, Rubens, Steen, Vouet, Zurbaran and dozens of other 17th- and 18th-century figures alongside paintings, sculptures, drawings, photographs and videos by 16 contemporary artists whose works evoke the sensual, often grotesquely earthy themes that recur in Baroque art, among them Maurizio Cattelan, Robert Crumb, Urs Fischer, Paul McCarthy, Boris Mikhailov, Albert Oehlen, Cindy Sherman, Juergen Teller and Diana Thater. ISBN 978-3-86442-015-3, which is for the German edition of this exhibition catalogue, is imprinted in error; the correct ISBN is cited in our record.
Indexing: Western, International (Western Style) — 1600-1800, Post-2000 — Several Media
Worldwide Number: 034876
Paperbound $49.95x (libraries receive a 10% discount on this title)