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0 to 9: The Complete Magazine, 1967-1969

0 to 9: The Complete Magazine, 1967-1969 Description:

Published from to in seven limited mimeographed editions i to i was edited by artist Vito Acconci and poet Bernadette Mayer Seeking to explore the relationship between language and the page Mayer and Acconci brought together the pioneers of s experimental poetry and conceptual art Sol LeWitt Adrian Piper Dan Graham Ted Berrigan Clark Coolidge Robert Barry Les Levine Robert Smithson Hannah Weiner Emmett Williams Dick Higgins Yvonne Rainer Aram Saroyan Bernar Venet Alan Sondheim and the editors themselves are but a few of the artists and writers who appeared in i to i p When considered as a whole the chronological development of i to i provides a key understanding to and perhaps the only exhaustive investigation of the interstices between the concept driven poetry of the late s and the pioneering formation of conceptual art i to i was the first to publish the works of Dan Graham and Adrian Piper as well as Sol LeWitt s Sentences on Conceptual Art and Jackson Mac Low s first poem series governed by chance operations the Biblical Poems p p i to The Complete Magazine i collects early works by more than renowned artists and poets and provides a glimpse into the poetics of Vito Acconci p

Rating: 3.76 out of 5

Language to Cover a Page: The Early Writings

Language to Cover a Page: The Early Writings Description:

Pioneering conceptual artist Vito Acconci began his career as a poet In the s before beginning his work in performance and video art Acconci studied at the Iowa Writers Workshop and published poems in journals and chapbooks Almost all of this work remains unknown much of it appeared in the self produced magazines of the Lower East Side s mimeo revolution and many other pieces were never published Language to Cover a Page collects these writings for the first time and not only shows Acconci to be an important experimental writer of the period but demonstrates the continuity of his early writing with his later work in film video and performance br br i Language to Cover a Page i documents a key moment in the unprecedented intersection of artists and poets in the late s as seen in the Dwan Gallery s series of Language shows and in Acconci s own journal to Indeed as Acconci moved from the poetry scene to the art world his poetry became increasingly performative while his artwork was often structured and motivated by linguistic play br br Acconci s early writing recalls the work of Samuel Beckett the deadpan voice of the nouveau roman and the jump cuts and fraught permutations of the nouvelle vague Poems in Language to Cover a Page explore the materiality of language language as matter and not ideas as Robert Smithson put it the physical space of the page and the physicality of source texts phonebooks thesauruses dictionaries Other poems take the space of the page as an analogue to performance space or implicate the poem in a network of activity as in his Dial a Poem pieces Readers will find Acconci s inventive and accomplished poetry as edgy and provocative as anything published today

Rating: 3.65 out of 5

Diary of a Body, 1969 -1973

Diary of a Body, 1969 -1973 Description:

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Rating: 3.51 out of 5

MoMA Contemporary Highlights

MoMA Contemporary Highlights Description:

At the core of The Museum of Modern Art s new building in midtown Manhattan are dramatic and expansive new galleries designed to showcase the Museum s world famous collection of international contemporary art Contemporary Highlights presents this renowned collection in pocket size as a handbook guide to the Museum s contemporary collection and features the curators selections of of the most significant artworks that the Museum has collected over the past years Interweaving highlights from the Museum s seven curatorial departments Painting and Sculpture Drawings Prints and Illustrated Books Photography Architecture and Design Film and Media this volume presents a broadly chronological overview of the most innovative provocative and fascinating art of the past quarter century Each work is presented on its own page in full color accompanied by a brief and accessible essay outlining the work s significance As a companion to Modern Highlights or on its own Contemporary Highlights is an indispensable resource Includes work by Matthew Barney Louise Bourgeois Nan Goldin Felix Gonzalez Torres Mike Kelley Louise Lawler Christian Marclay Paul McCarthy Barry McGee Ana Mendieta Boris Mikhailov Takashi Murakami Bruce Nauman Cady Noland Neo Rauch Charles Ray Gerhard Richter Pipilotti Rist Kara Walker David Wojnarowicz and others

Rating: 3.64 out of 5

Vito Hannibal Acconci Studio

Vito Hannibal Acconci Studio Description:

The influential provocative and often radical art making practices of Vito Acconci have earned him international recognition Acconci has been a vital presence in contemporary art since the late s his confrontational and ultimately political works have evolved from writing to conceptual art bodyworks performance film video multimedia installation and architectural sculpture This catalogue presents a complete selection of a wide range of Acconci s works accompanied by a text on each project an interview with the artist an extensive bibliography and includes a DVD with three minute videos in which Acconci narrates

Rating: 3.79 out of 5

Writings, Works, Projects

Writings, Works, Projects Description:

The work of Vito Acconci is among the most influential of the last years His experiments with performance audio and video sculpture and architecture from the late s through the present have become points of reference for younger artists The overriding concerns throughout his work have been self analysis and interpersonal relationships themes he has explored in many different ways This monograph will be the most complete publication available on this vital American artist and will include both extensive visual documentation from throughout his career and a wide selection of his writings

Rating: 3.80 out of 5

Building an Island

Building an Island Description:

The catalog from the Graz creation of an artificial island made at the instigation of Robert Punkenhofer of Art amp Idea designed by Vito Acconci Acconci Studio rendered more buildable by the engineers from Kratzer and Zenkner amp Handel further worked over by the architects of Purpur amp then finally built by Stahl Fassaden und L ftungsbau

Rating: 3.58 out of 5

Domestic Trappings

Domestic Trappings Description:

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Rating: 3.63 out of 5

Art Becomes Architecture Becomes Art: A Conversation Between Vito Acconci and Kenny Schachter, Moderated by Lilian Pfaff

Art Becomes Architecture Becomes Art: A Conversation Between Vito Acconci and Kenny Schachter, Moderated by Lilian Pfaff Description:

Bekannt als Konzept und Performance Kunstler der seiner Zeit weit voraus war verwirklichte Vito Acconci eines seiner ersten architektonischen Projekte Fur seinen Galeristen Freund Kenny Schachter gestaltete er den multifunktionalen Galerieraum conTEMPorary in New York Dieser experimentelle Raum wurde Programm fur ihre weitere Zusammenarbeit bis hin zum neuesten gemeinsamen Projekt in King s Cross London Vito Acconci wurde uber die Jahre mehr und mehr zum Architekten Sein Acconci Studio plant so unterschiedliche Projekte wie den Skateboard Park in San Juan den Inside Out Bookstore Documenta X oder stadtebauliche Planungen fur Tel Aviv Vito Acconci und Kenny Schachter trafen sich und zu zwei Gesprachen in London und Basel

Rating: 3.25 out of 5