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Elliott, David 1949-

Overview
Works: 196 works in 562 publications in 4 languages and 8,273 library holdings
Genres: Exhibition catalogs  Catalogs  History  Catalogues raisonnés  Biographies  Interviews  Documentary films 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, Contributor, zxx, wat, Interviewee, Redactor, Collector, Illustrator, Adapter, Author of introduction, Curator, Publishing director
Classifications: N6679.B6, 759.9861
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about David Elliott
 
Most widely held works by David Elliott
The Baroque world of Fernando Botero by John Sillevis( Book )

14 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 849 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Accompanying the artist's first American retrospective in more than thirty years, The Baroque World of Fernando Botero is the most extensive study of his life and work to date. Drawn exclusively from Botero's private collection, the one hundred works featured in this book, including previously unpublished paintings and drawings, represent the full scope of his oeuvre from a uniquely personal perspective. Many of these - portraits of friends and family members and remembered scenes - have remained in the artist's possession since their creation, while others he has bought back over the years as markers of significant developments in his career. Three essays examine the artist's creative life, from the aesthetic environment in which Botero developed his unique style to his catalyzing influence on the Colombian art world of the 1960s and '70s."--Jacket
New worlds : Russian art and society, 1900-1937 by David Elliott( Book )

27 editions published in 1986 in English and Undetermined and held by 780 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Between 1900 and 1937 radical political and cultural changes took place in Russia with cataclysmic rapidity and diverse inspiration. A new generation of artists, writers and political theorists united in a rejection of the values of the past and a relentless search for a new and modern world. The book recreates the age which, in many respects, has shaped our thought and the culture in which we live. New Worlds offers a kaleidoscopic panorama of the creations and innovations of the period, starting and ending with the Russian pavilions at the Paris World Exhibitions of 1900 and 1937. The political figures, from Nicholas II to Kerensky and from Lenin to Stalin, are present here, as well as the many and varied artists' groups like the Symbolists, the Acmeists, the Futurists and the Constructivists; these and, above all, the great number of individual artists, writers, poets, theatre designers and directors, dancers and choreographers, musicians, film-makers, photographers, graphic designers, cartoonists and textile, fashion and pottery designers gave vital expression to a new world. Their vision, along with their achievements, were to perish in the 1930s under Stalin when idealism was suppressed in the name of ideology. Only now can we fully appreciate those years of regeneration as a triumph of the imagination and of the human spirit."--Jacket
Rodchenko and the arts of revolutionary Russia by David Elliott( Book )

18 editions published between 1979 and 1980 in English and held by 585 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bye bye Kitty!!! : between heaven and hell in contemporary Japanese art by David Elliott( Book )

9 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 459 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In recent decades Japanese art has achieved immense popularity in the West while being little understood. Critics have focused on the superficiality and infantilism they find prevalent in much of the work, while many Westerners are familiar with the country's artistic side solely through manga and anime. Bye Bye Kitty!!! offers a more incisive and wide-ranging view of the contemporary Japanese art scene, depicted through the works of fifteen artists, ranging in age from twenty-seven to forty-five and working in painting, sculpture, installation, photography, and video. The book's title invokes the subtle irony and subversive techniques adopted by this new generation of artists in their rebellion against the kawaii, or 'cute, ' aesthetic of mainstream Japanese culture. An essay by David Elliott provides an overview of the artists and explores many of the societal questions, such as the role of feminism, the rise of the 'salaryman, ' and reflections on the bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, featured in their works. A contribution by Tetsuya Ozaki illuminates the history and culture of Japan's current Heisei era, which began in January 1989 after the death of Emperor Hirohito. The artists featured in Bye Bye Kitty!!! demonstrate that they have the power not only to reconfigure international stereotypes about the current state of Japanese art but also to shape the very landscape of contemporary Japanese art itself."--Publisher's description
Orozco! : 1883-1949 : an exhibition organised by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Institute of Fine Arts, Mexico by José Clemente Orozco( Book )

2 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 440 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hiroshi Sugimoto by Kerry Brougher( Book )

13 editions published in 2005 in English and Japanese and held by 438 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hiroshi Sugimoto is one of the most significant Japanese contemporary artists to have emerged in the last 30 years. In his photographic series, as well as his experiments with sculptural objects, architecture and exhibition design, Sugimoto attempts to highlight and expand our perception of such abstract qualities as time, light, space, movement, spirit - and the nature of reality itself. "Hiroshi Sugimoto: End of Time" represents the first chance to survey the artist's whole photographic work, made from the 1970s until the present. It includes his best-known works, such as the Dioramas, which he photographed, in life-like detail, at natural history and other museums; Seascapes, depicting oceans around the world; Theatres, for which he sets his exposure times to the length of the film showing; and other series: Portraits, Architecture, Sea of Buddha and Conceptual Forms. The exhibition also includes the artist's most recent experiments: fusions of photography with architecture and traditional Noh theatre. Colors of Shadow, a new series of color photographs of changing light in the artist's studio, will have its world premiere. The exhibition is designed by Sugimoto and incorporates a Noh stage, on which a Noh play will be performed
Modern means : continuity and change in art, 1880 to the present : highlights from the Museum of Modern Art by N.Y.) Museum of Modern Art (New York( Book )

8 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 375 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Modern means is The Museum of Modern Art's first collaborative project wth the Mori Art Museum. Modern means is meant to provoke innovative ideas and a fresh understanding of the history of art in the modern period
100 years of Russian art, 1889-1989 : from private collections in the USSR( Book )

13 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 329 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Marina Abramović : objects, performance, video, sound by Marina Abramović( Book )

8 editions published in 1995 in English and German and held by 270 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Marina Abramovic (born 1946) is one of the foremost contemporary performance artists. She has used her body and personal history both as a social metaphor and as a material for her work. This publication examines the whole range of her large production to date and establishes the common ground between her installations, videos, performances and objects. A series of articles written by leading art critics and specialists discuss the earliest paintings, sound installations and performances made in Yugoslavia during the 1960s and early 1970s; the years of collaborative performances with Ulay (1976-88); the videos, made both collaboratively and singly throughout her career; the so-called transitional objects which demand the participation of the viewer in order for them to be activated (1988- ); the new, baroque and violently "theatrical" meta-performances Biography (1992) and Delusional (1994) and, most recently, the power objects, which indicate a new departure."--Jacket
Photography in Russia 1840-1940 by Museum of modern art (Oxford)( Book )

13 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 207 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Argentina, 1920 1994 : art from Argentina by David Elliott( Book )

9 editions published in 1994 in English and Undetermined and held by 192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alexander Rodchenko by Aleksandr Mikhaĭlovich Rodchenko( Book )

11 editions published in 1979 in 3 languages and held by 192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After the wall : art and culture in post-Communist Europe by Bojana Pejic( Book )

15 editions published in 1999 in English and Undetermined and held by 183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kunsterne kommer fra Balkan, de tidligere sovjetiske stater og østeuropa
Eisenstein at ninety by England) Museum of Modern Art (Oxford( Book )

10 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reconstructions : avant-garde art in Japan 1945-1965 : an exhibition by David Elliott( Book )

9 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On curating. interviews with fourteen international curators by Carolee Thea( Book )

2 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On Curating 2, Carolee Thea's new volume of interviews with 14 of today's leading curators, explores the lively system of art biennials that is thriving around the world--particularly outside Europe and America. Spawned by their more formal Western predecessors and motivated by the forces of history and politics, the newer incarnations of the biennial often occur in the cities of the postcolonial world and the Global South, as well as in former socialist countries. The new generation of curators who are organizing these surprisingly provocative and experimental exhibitions hail from cities as diverse as Bogotá, Dakar, Havana, Jakarta, Jerusalem, Lagos, Mumbai, Seoul and Zagreb, and they are the subjects of the interviews collected in this book
Art from elsewhere by David Elliott( Book )

8 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Curator David Elliott brings together a personal selection of recently aquired international works that have transformed public art collections across the UK. The 70 works featured are drawn from museums and galleries in five regions that were awarded significant grants under the Art Fund International (AFI) scheme to purchase contemporary works by major international artists over a period of five years."--Cover
In place (out of time) : contemporary art in Australia by Rebecca Coates( Book )

4 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Green Energy Futures: A Big Change for the Better by David Elliott( )

3 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What will replace fossil fuel? Is there a way forward using renewable energy sources while avoiding nuclear power? This book argues that nuclear is unlikely to have much of a role in future, and shows that the pro- and anti-nuclear debate has absorbed too much time and energy over the years. This has been to the detriment of a more relevant, interesting and increasingly urgent debate over what sort of renewable/efficiency mix we need. This book engages in that debate, exploring the implications of shifting to greener, cleaner energy sources. Importantly, David Elliott argues there is no one green future. There is a range of possible options of various types and scales: we need to choose amongst them. This book offers an overview of the technical, economic and environmental issues to help scholars, professionals and policy makers involved in discussing those options
Alexander Rodchenko : 1914-1920, works on paper by Aleksandr Mikhaĭlovich Rodchenko( Book )

10 editions published between 1991 and 1993 in English and Undetermined and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The Baroque world of Fernando Botero
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Bye bye Kitty!!! : between heaven and hell in contemporary Japanese artHiroshi SugimotoModern means : continuity and change in art, 1880 to the present : highlights from the Museum of Modern ArtMarina Abramović : objects, performance, video, soundArgentina, 1920 1994 : art from ArgentinaOn curating. interviews with fourteen international curators
Alternative Names
David Elliott

David Elliott Brits conservator

David Elliott conservador de muséu suecu

David Elliott conservateur de musée britannique

David Elliott curatore d'arte britannico

Elliott, David

Ėlliott, Dėvid 1949-

Дэвид Эллиотт

Елліотт Девід

Эллиотт, Дэвид 1949-

エリオット, デイヴィッド

エリオット, デヴィッド

Languages
English (196)

German (1)

Japanese (1)

French (1)