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Renate Bertlmann : Works 1969 2016 (Bilingual) (Hardcover)
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The first comprehensive monograph of theacclaimed Austrian artist Renate Bertlmannpresents a sweeping survey of her oeuvre. The artist Renate Bertlmann, who lives and works in Vienna,is a preeminent representative of the Feminist Avant-Garde.This book presents 250 illustrations that unfold a panoramaof a creative output spanning over five decades. The artist'sinspiration for her work is amo ergo sum (I love therefore I am).Five international writers discuss the themes of "******,""Irony," and "Utopia" in Bertlmann's oeuvre. In her work, shedeftly arranges clashes between opposites: sexual pleasureand asceticism, female and male, soft and hard, attractionand repulsion. Ambivalent feelings between tenderness andaggression come to the fore, fueling Bertlmann's subversivepolitics. An in-depth interview, a filmography, and a chronologicallist of her performances round out this book compiled bySAMMLUNG VERBUND Collection in Vienna, an outstanding artcollection focused on the Feminist Avant-Garde of the 1970s.Berthold Ecker sketches the evolution of the motif of the bride;Jessica Morgan interprets Renate Bertlmann's work in lightof Freudian psychoanalysis; an interview by Gabriele Schoraddresses the affinities between performance art and stagedphotography; Abigail Solomon-Godeau situates Bertlmann'swork in the history of feminism; and Katharina Sykora exploresthe subject of skin and its capacity for separation as well asconnection.
Number of Pages: 301.0
Publisher: Prestel Pub
Street Date: May 15, 2016
Item Number (DPCI): 248-12-5286