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    Alfredo Jaar: The Politics of Images (Paperback)(French) By (author) Georges Didi-Huberman, By (author) Griselda Pollock, By (author) Jacques Ranciere, Edited by Nicole Schweizer

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    DescriptionSpanning from the 1970s until today, this compelling new monograph traces the development of the respected Chilean-born, New York-based conceptualist--from his earliest public interventions to his latest installations. Some of the highly political subjects range from the plight of Amazonian gold miners to the 1994 genocide in Rwanda, and there are several previously unpublished works that the artist created in his hometown of Santiago during Pinochet's repressive military dictatorship, as well as numerous works made by collating and rethinking press clippings. Working with public interventions, installations, photography and video, Jaar examines the nature of images and their viewers' relationships to them. His work tackles the very possibility of producing art based on events that we would prefer to ignore, and of creating images in a context characterized both by their over-abundance and, paradoxically, by their invisibility. Texts by art historians Georges Didi Huberman, Griselda Pollock and Nicole Schweizer and philosopher Jacques Ranciere.


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    Title
    Alfredo Jaar
    Subtitle
    The Politics of Images
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Georges Didi-Huberman, By (author) Griselda Pollock, By (author) Jacques Ranciere, Edited by Nicole Schweizer
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 168
    Width: 231 mm
    Height: 282 mm
    Thickness: 15 mm
    Weight: 930 g
    Language
    French
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9783905770483
    ISBN 10: 3905770482
    Classifications

    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T1.1
    Abridged Dewey: 709
    LC classification: N
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T General Subject: 140
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: ART
    BISAC V2.8: ART016000
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 01
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 01
    Ingram Subject Code: AT
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 04
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 91
    BIC subject category V2: ACXJ
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: A1
    BISAC V2.8: ART015110
    DC22: 709.2
    BISAC V2.8: ART037000
    BIC subject category V2: AFKN
    DC22: 709.8
    BISAC V2.8: ART044000
    Edition
    Bilingual edition
    Edition statement
    Bilingual
    Illustrations note
    100 colour, 12 b&w illustrations
    Publisher
    Jrp Ringier
    Imprint name
    Jrp Ringier
    Publication date
    01 March 2008
    Publication City/Country
    Zurich