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Focuses on contemporary sculpture and installation art using non-traditional forms and materials. This study links the works of 14 contemporary artists to the age-old theme of life's transience, with references to the Bible and 17th century Dutch still life painting.
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With references to the Bible and 17th-century Dutch still-life painting, Vanitas links the works of fourteen contemporary artists to the age-old theme of life?s transience.About the Author:
John Ravenal is currently Curator of Art After 1900 at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond. Ravenal was Associate Curator of 20th-Century Art at the Philadelphia Museum of Art from 1997-98 and Assistant Curator of 20th-Century Art from 1991-97. In addition to Vanitas: Meditations on Life and Death in Contemporary Art, he has authored Twenty Philadelphia Artists: Celebrating Fleisher Challenge at Twenty and Sidney Goodman: Paintings and Drawings 1959-95.
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Book Description University of Virginia Press, 2004. Paperback. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P110917046552