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TERRY ADKINS: RECITAL. Ed. by Ian Berry. DelMonico Books, Prestel Publishing, New York, 2014. Published in association with Frances Young Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery, Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs. 224 pp. with over 100 illustrations. 30 x 22 cm. ISBN 9783791352756 In English.
Due date: Delayed/Due Feb. 2017. Publisher's description: Born in 1953 in Washington, DC, Terry Adkins grew up deeply invested in visual art, music, and language. His approach to art making is similar to that of a composer, and Recital was conceived as a theatrical score that punctuates and demarcates space, creating interplay among pieces in different media and from diverse bodies of work. The works of art in Recital pay homage to the legacies of a number of immortal and enigmatic figures such as Bessie Smith, W. E. B. Du Bois, John Brown, Matthew Henson, and John Coltrane, among others. Adkins's creative research not only intends to resuscitate his chosen subjects from historical erasure, but also to shed light on willfully neglected or lesser-known aspects of their biographies, such as Jimi Hendrix's military training as a paratrooper in the 101st Airborne,or the question of Beethoven's Moorish ancestry. In his sculpture, photography, and video, Adkins transforms and repurposes a range of found materials, archivalimagery, and reclaimed actions in a process that he calls potential disclosure. This book features detailed biographical information, an interview with the artist, and a selection of Adkins's writings.
Artist(s):Adkins, Terry
Indexing: Unspecified
Plans: 74
Worldwide Number: 035887
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