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Documenta 7 Kassel (2 Vols.)


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ISBN 10: 3920453026 / ISBN 13: 9783920453026
Published by D V P. Dierichs, n/p, 1982
Condition: Good Soft cover
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2 folios. XXXII, 447 + XXXIX, 385 pp. Decorative paper wrappers. Exhibition catalog that is lavishly illustrated with lovely b/w and color facsimile photographs of a wide array of artistic stylized pieces ranging from sculpture to painting, architecture to sketches and even more. text is in German and English. First few pages of vol. 1 are detached but present. Library stamp to top page edge of both volumes. There is also some very minor age wear to the sine of each volume, otherwise books are in good condition. Rudi Fuchs, the artistic director of this work, wanted to free art of the "various constraints and social parodies it is caught up in." Nor should the exhibition be restricted by a theoretical concept. The works of art should be able to "show themselves unrestrainedly". Fuchs emphasized the artist's individual nature, but nevertheless saw connections between the artists themselves, as well as recognizing their place in cultural tradition. He incorporated these ideas into this exhibition design which elucidated the works' interrelations and dialogs. The focus of the documenta 7 was painting and the flow of so-called "New Wild" which utilized a lot of space. Another focus of the exhibition was the very concept of art itself. Bookseller Inventory # 18607

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Title: Documenta 7 Kassel (2 Vols.)

Publisher: D V P. Dierichs, n/p

Publication Date: 1982

Binding: Softcover

Book Condition: Good

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Text: German, English

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