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BJORK. Klaus Biesenbach et al. Museum of Modern Art, New York, 2015. Distributed by Artbook|D.A.P., New York. 192 pp. with 132 ills. (82 col.) and loose poster. 32 x 25 cm. LC 2014-954835 ISBN 9780870709609 In English.
This slipcased publication designed by top graphic design agency M/M is composed of six parts: four booklets, a paperback and a poster. Each booklet contains illustrated texts by, respectively, curator Klaus Biesenbach, New Yorker music critic Alex Ross, British professor of musicology Nicola Dibben and the philosopher Timothy Morton (in conversation with Bjork), while the poster features artwork from Bjork's albums and singles. The main book focuses on her seven major albums and the personas created for each one. Poetic texts by longtime collaborator, Icelandic poet Sjon, are accompanied by shots of Bjork performing live; multiple stills from music videos made by directors including Michel Gondry, Chris Cunningham and Spike Jonze; images of Bjork in breathtaking costumes by designers such as Alexander McQueen and Hussein Chalayan; and shots by star photographers such as Nan Goldin, Juergen Teller, Stephane Sednaoui, Inez van Lamsweerde & Vinoodh Matadin and Araki.
Artist(s):Bjork
Indexing: Western, Europe — Iceland, Scandinavia — Post-1990 — Several Media — Women Artists
Plans: 73,75
Worldwide Number: 080833
Paperbound, boxed $65.00x (libraries receive a 10% discount on this title)    

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