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    DescriptionThe work of seminal contemporary artist Chris Burden, insightfully contextualized around major themes, illuminates a practice that is as unique as it is influential. For four decades, Chris Burden's work has redefined the boundaries of the sculptural field. Whether subjecting himself to extremes of physical suffering or reconfiguring forgotten urban objects and toy models to create potent signifiers of a time and place, the brute force of Burden's work in the physical realm reverberates through the psychic one. On the occasion of the New Museum's focused survey of Burden's work, this book provides new perspectives on his art. Organized around themes like the Myth of the American West, the Institution, Gender Roles, and Model Making, the book reexamines preoccupations that span the artist's long career.


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    Title
    Chris Burden, Extreme Measures
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Lisa Phillips, By (author) Massimiliano Gioni
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 256
    Width: 246 mm
    Height: 300 mm
    Thickness: 28 mm
    Weight: 1,792 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780847841790
    ISBN 10: 0847841790
    Classifications

    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T1.2
    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
    BISAC V2.8: ART016000
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 01
    Ingram Subject Code: AT
    Abridged Dewey: 702
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 15820
    Libri: I-AT
    BIC subject category V2: ACXJ
    BISAC V2.8: ART026000
    B&T Approval Code: A03302000, A02480000
    BISAC V2.8: ART060000
    DC23: 709.2
    Thema V1.0: AGB, AGA
    Edition statement
    New.
    Illustrations note
    250 Colour
    Publisher
    Rizzoli International Publications
    Imprint name
    Skira Rizzoli
    Publication date
    22 October 2013
    Publication City/Country
    New York
    Author Information
    Lisa Phillips is the Toby Devan Lewis Director of the New Museum, New York. Massimiliano Gioni is the Associate Director and Director of Exhibitions at the New Museum, New York.