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DER MODEAFFE: EINE SZENISCHE PROMENADE DURCH DAS NEUE PALAIS -- ZUM LEBEN ERWECKTVON ISABELLE DE BORCHGRAVE/THE FASHION MONKEY: A STAGED PROMENADE THROUGH THE NEUES PALAIS -- BROUGHT TO LIFE BY ISABELLE DE BORCHGRAVE. Samuel Wittwer. Neues Palais, Potsdam, 2012. Organized and published by Stiftung Preussische Schlosser und Garten Berlin-Brandenburg, Potsdam. Published in association with Hirmer Verlag, Munich. Distributed in the U.S.A. by University of Chicago Press. 128 pp. with 106 ills. (105 col.). 30 x 24 cm. ISBN 9783777455518 Bilingual in German and English; transcript of the play bilingual in French and German.
Showcases an elaborate commissioned installation in which noted Belgian artist de Borchgrave (b. 1946) recreated the staging of "Le Singe de la Mode" (The Fashion Monkey), a satirical one-act farce written by Frederick the Great in 1742, presenting extensive pictorial documentation of the meticulously crafted papier-mache period costumes that the artist fashioned over life-sized figural armatures set in dramatic poses.
Artist(s):Borchgrave, Isabelle de
Indexing: Western, Europe — Belgium — Post-2000 — Installation Art — Women Artists
Plans: 71,75
Worldwide Number: 077101
Hardcover $29.95    

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