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Acconci, Vito 1940-2017

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Dialogues in public art : interviews with Vito Acconci, John Ahearn ... by Tom Finkelpearl( )

24 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in English and held by 2,703 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Dialogues in Public Art presents a blend of interviews with the people who create and experience public art - from an artist who mounted three bronze sculptures in the South Bronx to the bureaucrat who led the fight to have them removed; from an artist who describes his work as a "cancer" on architecture to a pair of architects who might agree with him; from a artist who formed a coalition to convert twenty-two derelict row houses into an art center/community revitalization project to a young woman who got her life back on track while living in one of the converted houses." "The twenty interviews are divided into four parts: Controversies in Public Art, Experiments in Public Art as Architecture and Urban Planning, Dialogues on Dialogue-Based Public Art Projects, and Public Art for Public Health."--Résumé de l'éditeur
Vito Acconci by Frazer Ward( Book )

5 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 547 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

American artist Vito Acconci is recognized for his daring and revolutionary contribution to the course of late twentieth-century art. A key pioneer of performance and vdeo art in th elate 1960s, Acconci has continued to surprise his audience by working in new and unexpected media, blurring disciplines from sculpture to installation to architecture. All of his work involves an investigation into the boundary between the body and public space, often with an implied social message. Initially a poet, Acconci turned to visual arts in 1969, gaining the attention of art audiences with such early performances as his notorious Seedbed (1972), when the artist masturbated beneath a ramp covering the galllery floor his fantasies about the viewers he could hear but not see amplified in the gallery above. The artist reached a turning point in 1974 when he decided no longer to place his own body within his artworks. He continued investigating his chosen social themes with sculptures and installations, such as Instant House (1980), in which the viewer can create a private space in the midst of a public exhibition. Since the mid 1980s Acconci's work has turned towards experimental design and architectural projects, among them his Storefront Renovation for the Storefront for Art and Architecture, New York (1993). Acconci has been included in many seminal group exhibitions of postwar art history, among them 'Information' (The Museum of Modern Art, New York, 1970), and Documentas 5 and 7 (1972 and 1982). The work of Acconci Studio was also featured at the Venice Architecture Biennale (2001). Art critic Frazer Ward chronicles the key moments in Acconci's thirty-year career, selecting emblematic works which illustrate the different media in which the artist has worked. In the interview artist discusses with theorist Mark C. Taylor his concern for the human body as a social, spatial and linguistic entity. In the Focus, architectural theorist Jennifer Bloomer analyzes one of the artist's recent architectural work, World in Your Bones (1998). For his Artist's Choice, the artist as selected Alain Robbe-Grillet's screenplay for Alain Resnais' film Last Year at Marienbad (1961). Noted also for his poetry and theoretical essays, the selection of Artist's Writings spans his early experimental poetry from the late 1960s, to a cultural analysis of public art and architecture in the 1980s and 1990s. --
Vito Acconci by Kate Linker( Book )

5 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 521 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Noted and notorious for his conceptually based body art and performance pieces of the late 1960s and early 1970s, Vito Acconci has uniquely invigorated the American art scene for more than two decades and has exerted a profound influence on the current generation of artists." "This first full-scale study of the artist's career traces the shift from his early "language pieces" to his first visual art in 1969 (photographs that recorded the actions of his body - bending, throwing, jumping - in a landscape) to the filmed live performances and provocative installations of the 1970s and to his sculptural furniture and architecture and the public projects of the 1980s and early 1990s."--Jacket
Troublemakers by James Crump( Visual )

8 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 404 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a group of renegade artists sought to transcend the limitations of painting and sculpture in the late 1960s and early 1970s, land art was born through their monumental earthworks in the desolate desert landscape of the American southwest
Language to cover a page : the early writings of Vito Acconci by Vito Acconci( Book )

8 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 280 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pioneering conceptual artist Vito Acconci began his career as a poet. In the 1960s, before beginning his work in performance and video art, Acconci studied at the Iowa Writers Workshop and published poems in journals and chapbooks. Almost all of this work remains unknown; much of it appeared in the self-produced magazines of the Lower East Side's mimeo revolution, and many other pieces were never published. Language to Cover a Page collects these writings for the first time and not only shows Acconci to be an important experimental writer of the period, but demonstrates the continuity of his early writing with his later work in film, video, and performance. Language to Cover a Page documents a key moment in the unprecedented intersection of artists and poets in the late 1960s--as seen in the Dwan Gallery's series of "Language" shows (1967-1970) and in Acconci's own journal 0 to 9. Indeed, as Acconci moved from the poetry scene to the art world, his poetry became increasingly performative while his artwork was often structured and motivated by linguistic play. Acconci's early writing recalls the work of Samuel Beckett, the deadpan voice of the nouveau roman, and the jump cuts and fraught permutations of the nouvelle vague. Poems in Language to Cover a Page explore the materiality of language ("language as matter and not ideas," as Robert Smithson put it), the physical space of the page, and the physicality of source texts (phonebooks, thesauruses, dictionaries). Other poems take the space of the page as an analogue to performance space or implicate the poem in a network of activity (as in his "Dial-a-Poem" pieces). Readers will find Acconci's inventive and accomplished poetry as edgy and provocative as anything published today
Vito Acconci, public places : [exhibition catalog] by Linda Shearer( Book )

6 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 267 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anish Kapoor : shooting into the corner by Anish Kapoor( Book )

5 editions published in 2009 in German and held by 230 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Machineworks, Vito Acconci, Alice Aycock, Dennis Oppenheim by University of Pennsylvania( Book )

4 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vito Acconci : courtyard in the wind : exhibition of models by Vito Acconci( Book )

6 editions published in 2003 in 3 languages and held by 201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The works of New York-based artist Vito Acconci, who was born in 1940, often deal with creating a public defined via the body - from his radical performances in the early seventies to his unusual architectural designs since the establishment of the Acconci Studio in 1988. Courtyard in the Wind, his project for the Technisches Rathaus in Munich, was the first permanent structure by Acconci to be realized in a public space in Germany: a revolving ring of landscape in the courtyard which is powered by the wind rotor located on top of the Rathaus tower." "This book, which is the first documentation of this project, grants valuable insights into the architectural designs of the Acconci Studio with the Exhibition of Models. It features texts by Vito Acconci about the body, architecture, and public space. An essay by Heinz Schutz reviewing Acconci's works from the last decades opens up the horizon against which Courtyard in the Wind is set."--Jacket
Art becomes architecture becomes art : a conversation between Vito Acconci and Kenny Schachter by Vito Acconci( Book )

14 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and German and held by 198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

El artista y galerista Kenny Schachter dialoga con Vito Acconci -artista devenido en arquitecto- acerca de sus nuevos proyectos en Londres, abordando cuestiones relativas al espacio arquitectónico y a la interacción entre arquitectura y personas
Storefront for art and architecture by Vito Accounci( Book )

12 editions published in 2000 in English and German and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In 1993, the artist Vito Acconci and the architect Steven Holl were invited to redesign the facade of the Storefront for Art and Architecture in New York. Addressing the site's urban environment and its function as an art space - the gallery is located on the ground floor of a low building on the outskirts of Soho - Acconci and Holl created a versatile facade which may be opened up in different ways depending on the season, or function as an optical screen separating the inner space from the street. These diverse functions - responding to considerations of both inner and outer space, creating links and transparencies as well as establishing borders - provide for a constant flux of local and spatial relationships for both the interested viewer and the casual passerby. This new book, part of Hatje/Cantz's "Werkdokumente" series, documents Acconci and Holl's collaborative project with photographs by Paul Ott."--Jacket
0 to 9 : the complete magazine : 1967-1969( Book )

9 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Published from 1967 to 1969 in seven limited mimeographed editions, 0 to 9 was edited by artist Vito Acconci and poet Bernadette Mayer. Seeking to explore the relationship between language and the page, Mayer and Acconci brought together the pioneers of 1960s experimental poetry and conceptual art. Sol LeWitt, Adrian Piper, Dan Graham, Ted Berrigan, Clark Coolidge, Robert Barry, Les Levine, Robert Smithson, Hannah Weiner, Emmett Williams, Dick Higgins, Yvonne Rainer, Aram Saroyan, Bernar Venet, Alan Sondheim and the editors themselves are but a few of the artists and writers who appeared in 0 to 9
0 to 9( )

in English and held by 148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Revenge of the Mekons( Visual )

6 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The documentary tracks the unlikely musical career of one of the longest-running and most prolific of the first-wave British punk bands, charting their progression from socialist art students with no musical skills through their reinvention as the rabble-rousing progeny of Hank Williams. Featuring performances by the band as well as interviews with celebrity fans including Jonathan Franzen, Fred Armisen, Will Oldham, and Mary Harron
Behind the facts : Interfunktionen 1968-1975 by Gloria Moure( Book )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Cet ouvrage accompagne l'exposition "Behind The facts. Interfunktionen 1968-1975" organisée par la Fundacio Joan Miro, Barcelone et coproduite avec le Museu de Arte Contemporânea de Serralves, Porto, et le Museum Fridericianum, Kassel. Cette exposition revient sur la création occidentale des années 70 très marquée par la performance. La revue Interfunktionen dont 12 numéros ont été publiés entre 1968 et 1975 fournit la trame chronologique de l'exposition. Interfunktionen était une revue interdisciplinaire sans restriction de media et ouverte à tout style artistique. L'objectif de cette exposition est de documenter une période artistique très riche, au cours de laquelle de nouveaux concepts et de nombreuses préoccupations, encore d'actualité dans l'art d'aujourd'hui, ont vu le jour. Elle s'appuie sur les arts visuels, sur les fims mais aussi sur les créations musicales
Less : strategie alternative dell'abitare = alternative living strategies by Gabi Scardi( Book )

4 editions published in 2006 in Italian and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the works of eighteen internationally renowned artists who produce designs "although alternative and marginal, are close to the essence of the most elementary human needs."
Vito Acconci in conversation at the Acconci Studio, New York, December 9, 2007 by Vito Acconci( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A conversation between the artist and architect Vito Acconci and undergraduate students at the University of Pennsylvania. Also includes an audio CD with selections of Acconci's audio works
The Hugo Boss Prize, 2000( Book )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The red tapes by Vito Acconci( Visual )

21 editions published between 1976 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An experimental work of video art
Tea & coffee towers : twenty-two tea and coffee sets by Alessandro Mendini( Book )

6 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Dialogues in public art : interviews with Vito Acconci, John Ahearn ...
Vito AcconciVito AcconciLanguage to cover a page : the early writings of Vito AcconciAnish Kapoor : shooting into the cornerVito Acconci : courtyard in the wind : exhibition of modelsArt becomes architecture becomes art : a conversation between Vito Acconci and Kenny SchachterStorefront for art and architecture0 to 9 : the complete magazine : 1967-1969
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Acconci, Victor Hannibal 1940-

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