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Zhang Peili : Record. Repeat. (Hardcover) (Orianna Cacchione)

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Considered the first Chinese artist to work in video, Zhang Peili (b. 1957) manipulates perspective, close-ups, and framing to create astonishing recordings of banal repeated actions, such as breaking glass, reading, washing, shaving, and blowing bubble gum. He is a pioneering figure, experimenting with a video camera in the late 1980s, exploring digital formats in the early 2000s, and developing large-scale, immersive scenes today. Despite Zhang’s pivotal role in the global history of video art, his oeuvre has received relatively little attention. This book, which includes insightful essays, color plates, and an illustrated chronology, is one of the few in-depth explorations in English of this important artist’s work. 
Number of Pages: 96
Genre: Art
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Yale Univ Pr
Author: Orianna Cacchione
Language: English
Street Date: April 25, 2017
TCIN: 51879857
UPC: 9780300226225
Item Number (DPCI): 248-36-6316
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