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    The Secret Files of Gilbert and George (Audio cassette)(English / French) Edited by Nicolas Trembley, Contributions by Hans-Ulrich Obrist

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    DescriptionFor the last 40 years Gilbert & George have united and divided the international art scene with equal parts insolence and elegance. Their oeuvre, with its repeating figures and reprising themes of shit, piss, blood, tears, nudity, sperm, alcohol and drugs, overturned the conventions of the twentieth century and helped to set the agenda for the twenty-first. This 35-minute film produced, hosted and edited by the influential international curator Hans Ulrich Obrist is the first documentary to follow Gilbert & George inside their creative process, and into their archives and collection. Obrist discovers the couple's intimate life within the interior of their London house, a veritable museum of obsessions. Beyond good and bad, beyond appearances and objects (negatives, books, press cuttings ), viewers are offered unprecedented insight into the artists' methods and the forms of thinking and categorizing that make up their philosophy on art and life. Gilbert & George met and began their collaboration in 1967 in London; in 1986 they won the Turner Prize; in 2005 they represented the U.K. at the Venice Biennale; from 2007 through 2009, a retrospective of their work will be touring major museums worldwide.


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    Title
    The Secret Files of Gilbert and George
    Authors and contributors
    Edited by Nicolas Trembley, Contributions by Hans-Ulrich Obrist
    Physical properties
    Format: Audio cassette
    Width: 135 mm
    Height: 190 mm
    Thickness: 14 mm
    Weight: 95 g
    Language
    English
    French
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9783905770582
    ISBN 10: 390577058X
    Classifications

    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T1.2
    LC classification: N
    B&T General Subject: 140
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: ART
    BIC subject category V2: AGB
    BISAC V2.8: ART016000
    Ingram Subject Code: AT
    DC22: 709.04
    B&T Merchandise Category: DVD
    BIC subject category V2: ACXJ
    BISAC V2.8: ART009000
    Abridged Dewey: 701
    DC22: 709.22
    Thema V1.0: AGB, AB
    Publisher
    Jrp Ringier
    Imprint name
    Jrp Ringier
    Publication date
    01 December 2007
    Publication City/Country
    Zurich