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This volume takes a look at the last 25 years of contemporary visual art production in Alaska. It celebrates 54 artists who came, or left, or who continue to live and work there today. Eighteen essays offer personal insights and documentation of the history of the field its players, institutions, failures, and achievements. The artwork covers all visual artistic disciplines, including painting, sculpture, drawing, photography, ceramics, installations, video and performance art, reflecting the creative range of the artists who helped to define Alaska contemporary art from about 1975-99. Beautifully illustrated in color and b&w. Edited by Decker, director of the Arts in Education program of the Alaska State Council on the Arts. Distributed by U. of Washington Press. Oversize: 11x12<">. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Book Description Univ of Washington Pr. Hardcover. Condition: New. 0967070902 New Condition. Seller Inventory # NEW33.2582090
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Book Description International Gallery of Contemporary Art March 2001, 2001. Hardcover. Condition: New. Icebreakers takes a look at the last 25 years of contemporary visual art production in Alaska. Isolated geographically from the rest of the country, Alaska offers artists a challenging environment in which to make art. In this setting, a small but significant group of artists has claimed Alaska as its home and worked to push the boundaries and definition of contemporary art. Icebreakers celebrates these artists: those who came, those who left, and those who continue to live and work in the state today. Essays offer personal insights and document the history of contemporary art in Alaska -- its players, failures, and achievements. The artwork featured includes painting, sculpture, drawing, photography, ceramics, installations, video, and performance art. All reflect the creativity, innovation, brilliance, and range of the artists who have helped define Alaskan contemporary art during this critical period. Seller Inventory # 127830
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