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Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego

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Works: 114 works in 197 publications in 3 languages and 10,731 library holdings
Genres: Exhibition catalogs  History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Catalogs  Interviews  Art 
Roles: Other
Classifications: N6494.I56, 709.04074794
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Blurring the boundaries : installation art, 1969-1996 by Hugh Marlais Davies( Book )

7 editions published between 1994 and 1999 in English and held by 706 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Far from being the latest movement or a new development in contemporary art, installation art, one could argue, is only the most recent manifestation of the oldest tradition in art, going as far back as the prehistoric paintings on cave walls at Lascaux. Fundamental to this work are its habitation and incorporation of a physical site, a connection to real conditions - be they visual, historical, or social - and often, a bridging of traditional art boundaries. The aesthetic power of installation art does not reside in the singular, commodified object but rather in the artwork's ability to become, not merely represent, the continuum of real experience." "Blurring the Boundaries examines the subject of installation art through the permanent collection and exhibition record of the Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego, an institution with a unique heritage in support of such art dating back to the 1960s."--Jacket
Terry Winters : paintings, drawings, prints 1994/2004 by Richard Shiff( Book )

3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 536 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Christo and Jeanne-Claude in the Vogel collection by Molly Donovan( Book )

3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 500 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Christo and Jeanne-Claude have created some of the most visually breathtaking works of the twentieth century. From early wrapped objects to monumental outdoor projects such as The Umbrellas, Japan-U.S.A., 1984-91 and Wrapped Reichstag, Berlin, 1971-95, the artists have used fabric - wrapped, draped, and folded over, around, and through natural and constructed forms - to transcend the traditional bounds of painting, drawing, sculpture, and architecture." "This volume spanning forty years of Christo and Jeanne-Claude's remarkable career accompanies an exhibition at the National Gallery of Art of sixty-one works from the collection of Dorothy and Herbert Voqel, whose relationship with the artists dates to 1971. The wonderful breadth of works presented in color and discussed here includes several early packages, models for large-scale public works, preparatory drawings and collages for projects in urban and rural sites, and photographs of the completed projects."--Jacket
Out of the ordinary : Robert Venturi, Denise Scott Brown and Associates : architecture, urbanism, design by David Bruce Brownlee( Book )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 491 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ultrabaroque : aspects of post-Latin American art by Elizabeth Armstrong( Book )

3 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 488 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Phenomenal : California light, space, surface by Michael Auping( Book )

4 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 383 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During the 1960s and 1970s, a loosely affiliated group of Los Angeles artists--including Larry Bell, Mary Corse, Robert Irwin, James Turrell, and Doug Wheeler--more intrigued by questions of perception than by the crafting of discrete objects, embraced light as their primary medium. Whether by directing the flow of natural light, embedding artificial light within objects or architecture, or playing with light through the use of reflective, translucent, or transparent materials, each of these artists created situations capable of stimulating heightened sensory awareness in the receptive viewer. Phenomenal: California Light, Space, Surface, companion book to the exhibition of the same name, explores and documents the unique traits of the phenomenologically engaged work produced in Southern California during those decades and traces its ongoing influence on current generations of international artists
Ellsworth Kelly, red, green, blue : paintings and studies, 1958-1965 by Ellsworth Kelly( Book )

3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 340 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

TRANSactions : contemporary Latin American and Latino art( Book )

3 editions published in 2006 in English and Multiple languages and held by 330 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Featuring work by forty-eight artists from the permanent collection of the Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego (MCASD), this book showcases key works and new commissions that demonstrate the diversity and hybridity of contemporary Latin American art. Highlighting artists who work across media and between disciplines, the exhibition and catalogue reveal connections and encounters between Latinos working within the United States and artists from Latin America, celebrating the heterogeneous nature of contemporary Latin American and Latino art, dismantling preconceptions, and promoting new interpretations."--BOOK JACKET
Robert Irwin : primaries and secondaries by Robert Irwin( Book )

3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 286 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Baldessari : National City by John Baldessari( Book )

4 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 267 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Strange new world : art and design from Tijuana = Extraño nuevo mundo : arte y diseño desde Tijuana( Book )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 264 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Modern art and artists from Tijuana, Mexico
Lateral thinking : art of the 1990s by Hugh Marlais Davies( Book )

5 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 262 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Small world : dioramas in contemporary art by Toby Kamps( Book )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Baja to Vancouver : the West Coast and contemporary art( Book )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lifelike by Siri Engberg( Book )

2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La Frontera = The border : art about the Mexico/United States border experience by Patricio Chávez( Book )

6 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Baldessari : a print retrospective from the collections of Jordan D. Schnitzer and his Family Foundation by John Baldessari( Book )

4 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 212 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Manny Farber : about face by Manny Farber( Book )

5 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

William Kentridge : weighing ... and wanting by William Kentridge( Book )

3 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Blurring the boundaries : installation art, 1969-1996
Alternative Names

controlled identitySan Diego Museum of Contemporary Art

MCASD

MCASD La Jolla.

MCASD (Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego)

musée d'art contemporain de San Diego

Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego

San Diego Museum of Contemporary Art

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Frida Kahlo, Diego Rivera, and twentieth-century Mexican art : the Jacques and Natasha Gelman collection = Frida Kahlo, Diego Rivera y arte mexicano del siglo veinte : la colección de Jacques y Natasha GelmanTerry Winters : paintings, drawings, prints 1994/2004Christo and Jeanne-Claude in the Vogel collectionOut of the ordinary : Robert Venturi, Denise Scott Brown and Associates : architecture, urbanism, designUltrabaroque : aspects of post-Latin American artPhenomenal : California light, space, surfaceEllsworth Kelly, red, green, blue : paintings and studies, 1958-1965TRANSactions : contemporary Latin American and Latino art