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Francis Alÿs - Revised and Expanded
Francis Alÿs - Revised and Expanded
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Author(s): Ferguson, Russell
Fisher, Jean
Medina, Cuauhtémoc
Taussig, Michael T.
ISBN No.: 9780714875002
Pages: 240
Year: 201905
Format: Trade Cloth (Hard Cover)
Price: £48.82
Dispatch delay: Dispatched between 7 to 15 days
Status: Available From Our Suppliers (Active record)

A fully updated edition of the artist's first comprehensive monograph, more than a decade since its original publication Francis Alÿs examines the patterns of various urban sites before weaving his own fables into their tangled social fabric with wit, sensitivity, and an acutely personal connection to his subject matter. A scene as such as a Volkswagen Beetle struggling up a hill or a man pushing a block of ice can carry a message that resonates far beyond the work's simple parameters. As Alÿs puts it, 'Sometimes doing something poetic can become political, and sometimes doing something political can become poetic.'.


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