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Simmons, Laurie

Overview
Works: 140 works in 252 publications in 4 languages and 5,410 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Fiction  Interviews  Domestic fiction  Documentary television programs  Exhibition catalogs  Psychological fiction  Drama  Comedy films  Exhibition, pictorial works 
Roles: Interviewee, Actor, Author, Editor, Illustrator, Restager , Photographer, Artist, Contributor, Director, Scenarist, Other, Interviewer
Classifications: PS3553.O5, 709.730905
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Art 21. art in the twenty-first century( Visual )

5 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 1,288 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Meet contemporary artists at work and speaking in their own words--direct, accessible, and unfiltered--in Season Four of the Emmy-nominated ART:21--ART IN THE TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY documentary series ... This unique four-hour series spotlights 17 artists working in the United States today, and invites viewers behind the scenes to see artists at work in their homes, communities, and unexpected sites--from an old-growth forest to a military base to a film set. The artists ... explore questions ... about politics, mortality, love, nature, science, order, chaos, and more. Themes of Romance, Protest, Ecology, and Paradox provide a connective thread between profiles ..."--Container
Tiny furniture by Lena Dunham( Visual )

17 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 710 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aura is a recent college graduate who returns to New York and moves back in with her mother and sister. As painfully confessional as it is endlessly amusing, Tiny Furniture is an authentic, incisive portrait of a young woman at a crossroads
Laurie Simmons : the music of regret by Jan Howard( Book )

6 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 230 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Using dolls, dollhouses, dummies, and figures cut from magazines, Laurie Simmons constructs and photographs voyeuristic scenes of dreamlike distortions that challenge sensory perceptions."--Site web Artspace
Guest of Cindy Sherman by Paul H-O( Visual )

6 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Paul H-O became a fixture of the New York art scene in the 1990s with his public access show Gallery Beat. Armed with a video camera, he attended art gallery openings, amusing some with his candid, witty assessments of their work, but also winning many fans. Among the latter was Cindy Sherman, the press-shy artist who is internationally acknowledged as one of the world's most gifted and significant visual talents. Cindy invites Paul to her studio for a series of exclusive interviews and through these videotaped encounters, he gains unprecedented insight into her artistic process and a romantic relationship blossoms. Their initial bliss ends when Paul finds himself wracked with anxiety about his own personality becoming subsumed by his role as Cindy's guest at the celebrity-studded openings and dinners she regularly attends."--Film's website
The Art:21 collection. art in the twenty-first century( Visual )

2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documents the difference in various styles of twenty-first-century art through interviews, commentary, and behind-the-scenes footage
Jimmy DeSana by Jimmy De Sana( Book )

5 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This work collects in print for the first time DeSana's surreally lyrical, sexually charged photographs from his series of the same name, made in the late 1970s through the 1980s
Past/imperfect : Eric Fischl, Vernon Fisher, Laurie Simmons by Marge Goldwater( Book )

4 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jimmy DeSana : suburban by Jimmy De Sana( Book )

3 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Laurie Simmons by Laurie Simmons( Book )

2 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Laurie Simmons : water ballet/family collision by Laurie Simmons( Book )

3 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Art 21 : art in the twenty-first century( Visual )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contemporary artists work in globally influenced, culturally diverse and technologically dynamic milieus. In the US artists reflect a varied and changing landscape of identity, values and beliefs. The artists featured in this series demonstrate the breadth of artistic practice across the country and reveal a wealth of multicultural talent. Each episode is organized around a theme to help audiences compare and contrast the artists profiled
Cindy Sherman by Cindy Sherman( Book )

2 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mrs. Bridge : a novel by Evan S Connell( Book )

3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The wife of a successful lawyer in 1930s Kansas City, India Bridge, tries to cope with her dissastisfaction with an easy, though empty, life
Split vision : photography by Robert Mapplethorpe( Book )

3 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Monkey wrenches and household saints : recent sculptures by John Newman( Book )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Plato's cave : Mac Adams, Ellen Brooks, James Casebere, Sarah Charlesworth, David Levinthal, Laurie Simmons, James Welling by Marlborough Gallery( Book )

1 edition published in 1983 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes work by Mac Adams, Ellen Brooks, James Casebere, Sarah Charlesworth, David Levinthal, Laurie Simmons, James Welling
Laurie Simmons : in and around the house, photographs, 1976-78 by Laurie Simmons( Book )

3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A seminal book by one of the first artists of the Pictures generation to use set-up photography to create images with intensely psychological subtexts. it features the first comprehensive survey of Simmons' early black-and-white photographs, the importance of which Carol Squiers describes in her essay: "What Simmons did with domestic subjects was unique... Her use and manipulation of miniaturized dolls, objects, and interiors gave the photographs the abstracted quality of a dream, which was markedly different from the cool... images of other artists. By using objects that so clearly evoked childhood, she was also more directly referencing personal memory." This previously unpublished early work put Laurie Simmons on the forefront of a new generation of artists, predominantly women, whose use of the media as subject began a new dialogue on contemporary art. In Simmons' own words, "Re-examining the pictures, I became aware of a potential narrative and structure that hadn't been obvious to me during the years that I was shooting. I actually began to see a house with many rooms, as well as indoor and outdoor space. I also began to think about a female presence, both real and implied, and to formally locate a space that didn't exist in my mind originally when I was exploring the territory with my camera. The project that you see here took shape when hundreds of long-forgotten images were revisited with the notion of creating a home within In and Around the House." -- back cover inset
Laurie Simmons by Laurie Simmons( Book )

3 editions published in 1989 in German and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Laurie Simmons : walking, talking, lying by Laurie Simmons( Book )

5 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Laurie Simmons is one of the first contemporary American photographers to create elaborately staged narrative photographs. Using dolls to act out piquant scenarios within specially constructed environments, she has slyly commented on contemporary culture while recapturing a sense of her childhood in an era she recalls as "both beautiful and lethal". Populated by housewives, ventriloquists' dummies, and familiar objects in unfamiliar guises, her diverse tableaux are often infused with bittersweet nostalgia yet charged with a disquieting sense of dislocation."--Jacket
Fantasy and fiction : [Ausstellung, 23. Oktober 2006-20. Januar 2007] im ZKM, Museum für Neue Kunst in Karlsruhe( Book )

1 edition published in 2006 in German and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Jimmy DeSana
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Laurie Simmons

Laurie Simmons Amerikaans fotografe

Laurie Simmons amerikansk fotograf

Laurie Simmons artista estadounidense

Laurie Simmons artiste américaine

Simmons, Lauri 1949-

סימונס, לאורי 1949-

סימונס, לורי 1949-

لوری سیمونز عکاس آمریکایی

洛瑞·席蒙絲

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Laurie Simmons : in and around the house, photographs, 1976-78Laurie Simmons : walking, talking, lyingFantasy and fiction : [Ausstellung, 23. Oktober 2006-20. Januar 2007] im ZKM, Museum für Neue Kunst in KarlsruheLaurie Simmons : walking, talking, lyingLaurie SimmonsLaurie Simmons : in and around the house, photographs, 1976-78Laurie Simmons : photographs 1978/79