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- DescriptionFeaturing work from the 1990s to today, this mid-careersurvey of Nari Ward explores the artist's best-kwn workin assemblage and installation, as well as his multimediainvestigations. Employing the detritus of modern life, Wardcreates arresting narratives about migration, social justice,and cultural identity. His ermous pieces have tested theboundaries of installation art, often creating immersiveexperiences for the viewer. The book features essays thatapproach Ward's work through the lenses of site-specificityand Caribbean art history, a reflection by Ralph Lemon onhis collaborations with Ward, and an interview with PhilippeVergne that focuses on some of the artist's major projects.The result is a visually and intellectually stimulating in-depthlook at an artist whose deft use of found objects and persistentquestioning of social structures, constructions of identity, andtions of place and belonging has earned him internationalaccolades.
- Author BiographyDIANA NAWI is Associate Curator at the Perez Art Museum Miami. NAOMIBECKWITH is the Marilyn and Larry Fields Curator at the Museum ofContemporary Art Chicago. ERICA MOIAH JAMES is Assistant Professor inthe Department of the History of Art and African American Studies at YaleUniversity. RALPH LEMON is a choreographer, writer, and visual artist, andArtistict Director of Cross Performance. PHILIPPE VERGNE is Director of theMuseum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles.
- Author(s)Diana Nawi
- Date of Publication20/11/2015
- SubjectIndividual Artists / Art Monographs
- Place of PublicationMunich
- Country of PublicationGermany
- Content Note105 Black & White, 65 Colour
- Weight1678 g
- Width245 mm
- Height305 mm
- Spine28 mm
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