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    DescriptionFrom Futurism to Fluxus, virtually every twentieth-century avant-garde produced art multiples of some kind, whether to defuse the auratic power of the unique artwork, or to foster a more democratic art culture. "The Small Utopia "provides a thorough overview of this tendency, looking at Malevich's tea sets, Bauhaus textiles and toys, early audio multiples, Duchamp's readymades, films by Fischinger and Moholy-Nagy, Maciunas' Fluxus kits, Minimalist and Pop art multiples, artist's books and small press magazines, among other examples. Some of the field's finest scholars contribute to this volume, including Maria Gough on Russian Productivism; Elena Gigli on Giacomo Balla; Annette Malochet on Sonia Delaunay's Atelier Simultane; Karen Koehler on Bauhaus; Antonio Somaini on early sound art; Adina Kamien-Kazhdan on readymades; Marie Rebecchi on abstract cinema; Nicholas Fox Weber on Josef and Anni Albers; and Julia Robinson on Nouveau Realisme and Fluxus multiples. A superbly illustrated chronology rounds out this essential and handsome publication.


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    Title
    The Small Utopia - Ars Multiplicata
    Authors and contributors
    Text by Charles Esche, Text by Nicholas Fox Weber, Text by Elena Gigli, Introduction by Germano Celant
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 340
    Width: 210 mm
    Height: 280 mm
    Thickness: 36 mm
    Weight: 1,397 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9788887029543
    ISBN 10: 8887029547
    Classifications

    LC classification: N
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T General Subject: 140
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: ART
    BIC subject category V2: AGC
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T1.0
    BIC subject category V2: ABA
    Ingram Subject Code: AT
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 15820
    Libri: I-AT
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 03
    B&T Approval Code: A02304044
    Abridged Dewey: 700
    BISAC V2.8: ART006010
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 06
    Thema V1.0: AGC, ABA
    Publisher
    FONDAZIONE PRADA
    Imprint name
    FONDAZIONE PRADA
    Publication date
    31 October 2012
    Publication City/Country
    Milano