Loading, please wait...
:

product description page

Counterpoint : Sculpture, Music, and Walter De Maria's Large Rod Series (Hardcover)

Counterpoint : Sculpture, Music, and Walter De Maria's Large Rod Series (Hardcover) - image 1 of 1

About this item

Walter De Maria (1935-2013) was a pioneering American artist associated with the Minimal, Conceptual, and Land Art movements. This insightful book is the definitive source on his renowned Large Rod Series, exemplary works that represent the artist’s contribution to the development of Minimalism. De Maria’s penchant for mathematical patterns and precise measurements can be seen throughout his oeuvre and is particularly evident in these floor-based sculptures produced between 1984 and 1989. Incorporating an analysis of De Maria’s early musical compositions, this book explores a previously unexamined historical precedent in his percussion recordings and provides a new framework in which to understand the series. The inclusion of detailed artist’s notes, archival photographs, and new documentation of the work’s installation provide additional context for these deceptively simple works. 
Number of Pages: 79
Genre: Art
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Yale Univ Pr
Language: English
Street Date: February 21, 2017
TCIN: 51994632
UPC: 9780300225730
Item Number (DPCI): 248-39-1183
If the item details above aren’t accurate or complete, we want to know about it. Report incorrect product info.
$28.50
MSRPwas $30.00

Guest reviews

Prices, promotions, styles and availability may vary by store & online. See our price match guarantee. See how a store is chosen for you.