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OP THE SUBLIME VOID: ON THE MEMORY OF THE IMAGINATION. Koninklijk Museum voor Schone Kunsten, Antwerp, 1993. Published by Ludion, Ghent. 280 pp. with 172 ills. (136 col.). 29 x 20 cm. ISBN 9055440027 In English.
Accompanying an exhibition designed to highlight the ways in which contemporary artists evoke and explore cultural and artistic traditions through the use of allusive rather than overtly appropriated imagery, this catalogue presents some 150 sculptures, installations, paintings and photographs produced from 1965 to 1993 by Luciano Fabro, Ettore Spalletti, Jannis Kounellis, Jean-Marc Bustamante, Gerhard Richter, Thomas Schutte, Jan Vercruysse, Juan Munoz, Jeff Wall and 16 other chiefly European artists. Good reproductions of the featured works are interspersed among some 40 literary and philosophical texts by such writers as Baudelaire, Proust, Kafka, Rilke, Musil, Nietzsche and Benjamin.
Indexing: Western, Europe — Post-1970 — Several Media
Plans: 75
Worldwide Number: 055678
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