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McElheny, Josiah 1966-

Overview
Works: 69 works in 108 publications in 3 languages and 3,090 library holdings
Genres: Interviews  Biography  Exhibition catalogs  History  Sources 
Roles: Illustrator, Editor, Contributor
Classifications: N6512, 709.73
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Art 21 art in the 21st century ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 1,233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Go behind the scenes to meet today's most fascinating contemporary artists in Season Three of the Emmy-nominated ART:21--ART IN THE TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY documentary series. Unparalleled in its access to today's artists, this unique series takes viewers into artists' studios, homes, and communities to provide an intimate view of their lives, work, creative processes, and sources of inspiration. The four one-hour programs present 18 artists working in the United States ..."--Case
Josiah McElheny by Dave Hickey ( Book )
5 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in English and held by 284 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Josiah McElheny creates installations of glass objects that are inspired by art history and anecdotes in history or literature. These works are accompanied by historical narratives, blending their identities as historical and modern objects. This book presents a survey of his career as well as documents new work he created while an artist in residence at the Gardner Museum
The Light club : on Paul Scheerbart's The light club of Batavia by Josiah McElheny ( Book )
8 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 260 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Paul Scheerbart (18631915) was a visionary German novelist, theorist, poet, and artist who made a lasting impression on such icons of modernism as Walter Benjamin, Bruno Taut, and Walter Gropius. Fascinated with the potential of glass architecture, Scheerbart's satirical fantasies envisioned an electrified future, a world composed entirely of crystalline, colored glass. In 1912, Scheerbart published The Light Club of Batavia, a Novelle about the formation of a club dedicated to building a spa for bathingnot in water, but in lightat the bottom of an abandoned mineshaft. Translated here into E
Lifelike by Siri Engberg ( Book )
6 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 207 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Art:21 art in the twenty-first century : season three ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Go behind the scenes to meet today's most fascinating contemporary artists in Season Three of the Emmy-nominated ART:21--ART IN THE 21st CENTURY documentary series. Unparalled in access to today's young artists, this unique series takes viewers into artists' studios, homes, and communities to provide an intimate view of their lives, work, creative processes, and sources of inspiration. The four one-hour programs present 18 artists working in the United States ..."
Georges Vantongerloo : a longing for infinity : 3 November 2009-22 February 2010 by Georges Vantongerloo ( Book )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The catalogue is published on the occasion of the first individual exhibition of Georges Vantongerloo in Spain. The catalogue reveals the grounding of his work in the re-conceptualisation of pictorial and sculptural space that marked the abstract tendencies in art of the early 20th century. In the 1920s an important part of the Vantongerloo's investigation was centred on colour as physical and perceptive phenomenon. Later, Vantongerloo will conceive his works according to strictly geometric rules, algebraic afterwards, to turn, thus, into the founder of the mathematical thought in art in our epoch. Genuine pioneer in the abstract sculpture field, the artist will continue, after 1945, proposing peculiar versions of that kind of sculpture, abandoning all the reference to a built geometry, and opening to a subjective approach to the universe of cosmology." --Book Jacket
Interiors ( Book )
3 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Art in the twenty-first century art:21 : [season three] ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Takes viewers into artists' studios, homes, and communities to provide an intimate view of their lives, work, creative processes, and sources of inspiration. The four one-hour programs present 18 artists working in the United States ... speaking in their own words about how, why and what they create. A unifying theme for each hour -- Power, Memory, Structures, and Play -- provides a connective thread linking profiled artists."--Container
Art 21. art in the twenty-first century : season three ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The artists in Structures create systems, shift contexts, and engage with perception, utilizing unconventional devices such as exhibitions within exhibitions and dramatic shifts in scale between microcosm and macrocosm. The artists in Play improvise games, draw inspiration from dance and music, and employ color, pattern, and movement to elicit delight. Indulging in process, these artists transform naive impulses into critical statements about the nature of identity, creative expression, and pleasure
John Baldessari, Carol Bove, Josiah McElheny, Philippe Parreno : insert: Frances Stark ( Book )
3 editions published in 2009 in German and English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Art 21. art in the twenty-first century : season three ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The artists in Power challenge authority, oppression, and control. Each artist humanizes difficult issues by acting as a witness to violence, working to heal communities, or achieving a balance between constructive and destructive energies. Whether critical, irreverent, or introspective, the artists in Memory delve into personal memory and the past, transforming them in their work. The artists wrestle with complex topics such as the veracity of history, the nature of interpretation, subjective versus objective truth, and the ways in which objects and images from the past embody cultural memory
Parkett. John Baldessari, Carol Bove, Josiah McElheny, Philippe Parreno ( Book )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Arturo Herrera, David Schutter ( Book )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Art 21. art in the 21st century ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Go behind the scenes to meet today's most fascinating contemporary artists in Season Three of the Emmy-nominated ART:21--ART IN THE TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY documentary series. Unparalleled in its access to today's artists, this unique series takes viewers into artists' studios, homes, and communities to provide an intimate view of their lives, work, creative processes, and sources of inspiration. The four one-hour programs present 18 artists working in the United States ..."--Case
Art 21. art in the 21st century ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Go behind the scenes to meet today's most fascinating contemporary artists in Season Three of the Emmy-nominated ART:21--ART IN THE TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY documentary series. Unparalleled in its access to today's artists, this unique series takes viewers into artists' studios, homes, and communities to provide an intimate view of their lives, work, creative processes, and sources of inspiration. The four one-hour programs present 18 artists working in the United States ..."--Case
Art 21. art in the twenty-first century : season three ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Whether critical, irreverent, or introspective, the artists in Memory delve into personal memory and the past, transforming them in their work. The artists wrestle with complex topics such as the veracity of history, the nature of interpretation, subjective versus objective truth, and the ways in which objects and images from the past embody cultural memory
Art 21. art in the twenty-first century : season three ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The artists in Power challenge authority, oppression, and control. Each artist humanizes difficult issues by acting as a witness to violence, working to heal communities, or achieving a balance between constructive and destructive energies
Art 21. art in the twenty-first century : season three ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The artists in Structures create systems, shift contexts, and engage with perception, utilizing unconventional devices such as exhibitions within exhibitions and dramatic shifts in scale between microcosm and macrocosm
Freak art scrapbook : Chicago's Armory show in print, 1913 ( Book )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Josiah McElheny
Mac Elheny, Josiah
MacElheny, Josiah
MacElheny, Josiah 1966-
Mc Elheny, Josiah
Mc Elheny, Josiah 1966-
Languages
English (74)
German (2)
Galician (1)
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