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THE EDGE OF AWARENESS. World Health Organization Headquarters, Geneva, 1998. Organized by Art for the World. Published in association with Edizioni Charta, Milan. 220 pp. with 127 ills. (77 col.). 27 x 22 cm. ISBN 8881581701 Bilingual in English and French.
Accompanies an exhibition marking the 50th anniversary of the World Health Organization, presenting excellent illustrations of some 75 recent installations, paintings, sculptures, drawings, photographs and videos by Vito Acconci, Mat Collishaw, Alfredo Jaar, Ilya Kabakov, Tatsuo Miyajima, Matt Mullican, Robert Rauschenberg, Pat Steir, Chen Zhen and more than 30 other international artists whose diverse works address a broad range of social, environmental and health-related issues. Brief texts by many of the featured artists supplement seven essays focused largely on the daunting economic and public health challenges facing developing countries throughout the world.
Indexing: Western, International (Western Style) — Post-1990 — Several Media
Plans: 75
Worldwide Number: 058885
Paperbound $45.00    

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