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作者 Perry, Gill
書名 Playing at Home : The House in Contemporary Art
出版項 London : Reaktion Books, Limited, 2014
國際標準書號 9781780232294 (electronic bk.)
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說明 1 online resource (265 pages)
text txt rdacontent
computer c rdamedia
online resource cr rdacarrier
系列 Art since The '80s Ser
Art since The '80s Ser
附註 Cover -- Playing at Home: The House in Contemporary Art -- Imprint Page -- Contents -- Introduction -- 1. Family Traces -- 2. Scaled Down -- 3. Broken Homes -- 4. Beach Houses -- 5. Haunted Houses -- 6. Green Houses -- 7. Mobile Homes -- Conclusion: Our House? -- References -- Select Bibliography -- Acknowledgements -- Photo Acknowledgements -- Index
 Art Since the '80s, a new series from Reaktion Books, seeks to offer compelling surveys of popular themes in contemporary art. In the first book in the series, Gill Perry reveals how the house and the idea of home have inspired a range of imaginative and playful works by artists across the globe. Exploring how artists have engaged with this theme in different contexts-from mobile homes and beach houses to haunted houses and broken homes-Playing at Home shows that our relationship with houses involves complex responses in which gender, race, class, and status overlap, and that through these relationships we turn a house into a home.   Perry looks at the works of numerous artists, including Tracey Emin, Rachel Whiteread, Michael Landy, Mike Kelley, and Peter Garfield, as well as the work of artists who travel across continents and see home as a shifting notion, such as Do-Ho-Suh and Song Dong. She also engages with the work of philosophers and cultural theorists from Walter Benjamin and Gaston Bachelard to Johan Huizinga and Henri Lefebvre, who inform our understanding of living and dwelling. Ultimately, she argues that irony, parody, and play are equally important in our interpretations of these works on the home. With over one hundred images, Playing at Home covers a wide range of art and media in a fascinating look at why there's no place like home
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
鏈接 Print version: Perry, Gill Playing at Home : The House in Contemporary Art London : Reaktion Books, Limited,c2014 9781780231808
主題 Home in art.;Dwellings in art.;Art, Modern -- 20th century -- History and criticism.;Art, Modern -- 21st century -- History and criticism
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