Michael Craig-Martin at Chatsworth House


A principal figure of British conceptual art, Craig-Martin probes the relationship between objects and images, harnessing the human capacity to imagine absent forms through symbols and pictures. The perceptual tension between object, representation, and language has been his central concern over the past four decades. During the late 1970s, he began to transcribe everyday items into "pictorial readymades" directly onto gallery walls, and since the 1990s onto canvas in conjunction with vivid artificial color. His drawings, paintings, and monumental steel sculptures are representations in the truest sense of the word, conveying familiar subjects as concisely as possible and thereby inviting each read more

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ISBN:

9780847845675

Format:

Hardback

Pages:

100

Dimensions:

21cm x 27cm

RRP:

$110.00

Publisher:

Rizzoli International

Published:

01 May 2015

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Michael Bracewell