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ESOPUS 22. Tod Lippy. Esopus Foundation Ltd, New York, 2015. Distributed by Artbook|D.A.P., New York. 300 pp. with 500 ills. (400 col.). 29 x 22 cm. ISBN 9780989911719 In English.
This title is offered as a special-order item. Publisher's description: A themed issue exploring the intersections between medicine and creativity, Esopus 22 features artist's projects by Nina Katchadourian, Teresa Matas, Melissa Meyer, Fred Tomaselli, William Villalongo and Martin Wilner. Other contents include a selection of materials from the archives of William Carlos Williams; 100 frames from Frederick Wiseman's classic 1970 documentary Hospital, with an introduction by Wiseman; a new installment of the regular series Modern Artifacts, featuring material from the MoMA archives on a 1943 exhibition of artworks by disabled and convalescent war veterans who had participated in the museum's Arts in Therapy program; new fiction by Karl Ove Knausgaard (My Struggle) and Matt Gallaway (The Metropolis Case): images by medical illustrators representing Esopus readers' descriptions of recent ailments; and much more. The issue closes with a CD of new songs--each inspired by a bodily organ--contributed by a range of alternative musicians and contemporary composers.
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Plans: 73
Worldwide Number: 812633
Paperbound $40.00x (libraries receive a 10% discount on this title) nota bene: See Comment Above.

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