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Hainley, Bruce

Works: 97 works in 192 publications in 4 languages and 3,151 library holdings
Genres: Exhibition catalogs  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Interviews  Poetry  Biography  Fiction 
Roles: Author, Editor, Creator, Contributor, wst, Interviewer, wat, zxx, Author of introduction, Other
Classifications: N6537.F75, 709.2
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Most widely held works about Bruce Hainley
Most widely held works by Bruce Hainley
Tom Friedman by Bruce Hainley( Book )

18 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and held by 620 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the Publisher: Tom Friedman is an unusual young American sculptor who produces quirky yet beautiful sculptures out of household objects-pencils, plastic cups, laundry detergent, paper straws. Featured in cream and in a one-person presentation at The Museum of Modern Art, New York, Friedman has quickly gained an impressive following of some of the most attentive and influential contemporary art-watchers in the United States. This is art which raises questions about the making and seeing of art, about the pleasures of small transformations producing sudden beauty. This book will coincide with Friedman's first major American museum tour, to be held in 2000-2002. American art critic Bruce Hainley examines the artist's work as a kind of giant self-portrait. Poet and novelist Dennis Cooper discusses with the artist such unexpected influences as contemporary electronic music. Guardian art critic Adrian Searle looks at the artist's work Untitled, 1993-a ring of plastic cups in a home-made Minimalist tradition. The Artist's Choices are The Dinner Party (1919) by Swiss writer Robert Walser, and the glossary to Info-Psychology (1975-76) by Timothy Leary, the cult psychologist who advocated the use of psychedelic drugs. Facsimiles of the artist's notebooks and text works are published alongside an important interview by curator Robert Storr
The Americans : new art by Bruce Hainley( Book )

10 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 342 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The americans. newart. is the first book to survey the most recent wave of American contemporary art. The book features thirty of the most important artists to have emerged from the USA in the last five years, including some young artists who are just starting to establish their international reputations. The last time the American art scene was so active was in the eighties, which saw the emergence of a brat pack of celebrated artists. This phenomenon died along with the economic boom and international attention turned to other countries - including Britain. However, the wave of American artists that began to emerge in the later nineties is carving out a distinct identity for itself."--Jacket
Art : a sex book by John Waters( Book )

9 editions published in 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 284 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Cult film director John Waters and art critic and curator Bruce Hainley offer a provocative and personal interpretation of the theme of sex and sexuality in art. They have selected a wide range of works, from graphic depictions of the body to abstract images suggesting or inviting different ideas of the erotic, and have arranged them into "rooms" just as in a real exhibition. Andy Warhol, Larry Clark, Richard Kern, Sarah Lucas, Cy Twombly, Lily van der Stokker, Jeff Burton, Karen Kilimnik and Paul McCarthy are just some of the 70 well known artists in the book, which includes paintings, drawings, sculpture, photography and video. The authors talk about their selection in a frank and elucidating conversation, presented in three parts. They consider many of the issues thrown up by the art and discuss - with humour and seriousness alike - how it reflects attitudes towards sex and the body."--
Sturtevant : double trouble by Peter Eleey( Book )

2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 246 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Known for her early repetitions of the work of her contemporaries including Jasper Johns, Roy Lichtenstein, Claes Oldenburg, James Rosenquist and Andy Warhol, Elaine Sturtevant (1924-2014) turned the visual logic of Pop art back on itself, using Duchamp's model of the readymade to probe uncomfortably at the workings of art history in real time. Yet the aspect of her work that allowed her to be described as the one artist who can't be copied--her chameleon-like embrace of other artists' art--is also what has allowed her to be largely overlooked in the history of postwar American art. Featuring previously unpublished drawings and sketches from the artists archive, the book includes an essay by the exhibition curator that provides a comprehensive overview of the artist's practice while situating it more concretely within American culture
Tomma Abts by Tomma Abts( Book )

11 editions published in 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Born in Germany and based in London, Tomma Abts has received considerable acclaim for her paintings and drawings. This volume, the artist's first extensive monograph, provides a survey of her work, with full-color images of thirty-seven paintings and eighteen drawings, as well as three specially commissioned essays."--Jacket
Phil Collins : the world won't listen by Suzanne Weaver( Book )

11 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Figure 3 by Paul Sietsema( Book )

6 editions published in 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Paul Sietsema is an artist deeply engaged in the act of looking. For his third and newest project, Figure 3 (2008), Sietsema takes as inspiration the ethnographic objects that he has collected from various locations, including Africa, Indo-Asia, and the South Pacific region of Oceania. Situating Figure 3 in the broader context of Sietsema's work of the past ten years, this far-ranging volume explores the artist's unique approach to looking as well as the relationships among his drawings, object-making, and film. Includes 50 illustrations."--Jacket
Under the sign of [sic] : Sturtevant's Volte-face by Bruce Hainley( Book )

6 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Asked to sum up her artistic pursuit, the American artist Elaine Sturtevant once replied: "I create vertigo." Since the mid-1960s, Sturtevant has been using repetition to change the way art is understood. In 1965, what seemed to be a group show by then "hot" artists (Andy Warhol, Jasper Johns, Roy Lichtenstein, George Segal, and James Rosenquist, among others) was in fact Sturtevant's first solo exhibit, every work in it created by herself. Sturtevant would continue to make her work the work of others. The subject of major museum exhibitions throughout Europe and awarded the Golden Lion for lifetime achievement at the 54th Venice Biennale, she will have a major survey at the MoMA, New York, in 2014. In Under the Sign of [sic], Bruce Hainley unpacks the work of Sturtevant, providing the first book-length monographic study of the artist in English. Hainley draws on elusive archival materials to tackle not only Sturtevant's work but also the essential problem that it poses. Hainley examines all of Sturtevant's projects in a single year (1967); uses her Gonzalez-Torres Untitled (Go-Go Dancing Platform) from 1995 as a conceptual wedge to consider contemporary art's place in the world; and, finally, digs into the most occluded part of her career, from 1971 to 1973, when she created works by Michael Heizer and Walter de Maria, and had her first solo American museum exhibit
Alex Bag by Alex Bag( Book )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Urs Fischer : Kir Royal by Urs Fischer( Book )

10 editions published in 2004 in 3 languages and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Liz Craft : 95-06 by Liz Craft( Book )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chris Martin by Chris Martin( Book )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Action Kylie by Kevin Killian( Book )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Larry Johnson : commie pinko guy( Book )

2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

BigMinis : fetishes of crisis = fétiches de crise( Book )

5 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in French and English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jay DeFeo : "Applaud the Black Fact" : works from the estate of Jay DeFeo by Jay DeFeo( Book )

3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fou de Vincent by Hervé Guibert( Book )

1 edition published in 2017 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"'Crazy for Vincent' begins with the death of the figure it fixates upon: Vincent, a skateboarding, drug-addled, delicate 'monster' of a boy in whom the narrator finds a most sublime beauty. By turns tender and violent, Vincent drops in and out of French writer and photographer Hervé Guibert's life over the span of six years. After Vincent's senseless death, the narrator embarks on a reconnaissance writing mission to retrieve the Vincent that had entered, elevated, and emotionally eviscerated his life, working chronologically backward from the death that opens the text. Assembling Vincent's fragmentary appearances in his journal, the author seeks to understand what Vincent's presence in his life had been: a passion, an erotic obsession, or an authorial invention? A parallel inquiry could be made into the book: is it a diary, a memoir, a poem, or fiction? Autopsy, crime scene, hagiography, hymn? 'Crazy for Vincent' is a text the very nature of which is as untethered as desire itself." -- rear cover
The other place by Jeff Burton( Book )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vincent Fecteau - you have did the right thing when you put that skylight in by Vincent Fecteau( Book )

3 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aaron Curry : the colour out of space by Aaron Curry( Book )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Tom Friedman
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Bruce Hainley American poet

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The Americans : new artArt : a sex bookTomma AbtsPhil Collins : the world won't listenFigure 3Alex BagUrs Fischer : Kir RoyalLiz Craft : 95-06