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    Charles Ross - the Substance of Light (Hardback) Text by Thomas McEvilley, Text by Klaus Ottmann, Text by Virginia Dwan

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    DescriptionCharles Ross' fascination with light, time and the space of the stars has produced a major earthwork, large-scale prism installations, sculpture, and painting with dynamite. From "Star Axis," a vast architectonic earth/star work in the New Mexico desert, to his "Solar Burns" series made by burning wood-panel monochromes with focused rays of the sun, Ross allows the natural patterns and forces of the cosmos to inform his work. "The Substance of Light" is a comprehensive volume that covers over four decades of work and features full-color illustrations of his "Solar Spectrum" artworks, "Star Axis," his "Solar Burns," "Star Maps" and "Explosion Paintings and Drawings," along with early work and selected architectural commissions. Major essays by Thomas McEvilley and Klaus Ottmann, as well as an extensive interview with Loic Malle and a range of historical texts are also included.


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    Title
    Charles Ross - the Substance of Light
    Authors and contributors
    Text by Thomas McEvilley, Text by Klaus Ottmann, Text by Virginia Dwan
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 344
    Width: 260 mm
    Height: 310 mm
    Thickness: 36 mm
    Weight: 2,812 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781934435496
    ISBN 10: 193443549X
    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
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    BIC subject category V2: AGB
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 01
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 01
    Ingram Subject Code: AT
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 15820
    Libri: I-AT
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 03
    B&T Approval Code: A02304048
    BISAC V2.8: ART016030
    DC23: 709.2
    Thema V1.0: AGB
    Illustrations note
    Illustrations (some col.)
    Publisher
    Radius Books
    Imprint name
    Radius Books
    Publication date
    30 September 2012