Hardback
October 29, 2010
9781883015459
English
232
223 illus., 127 in color
7.50 Inches (US)
10.50 Inches (US)
2.15 Pounds (US)
$49.00 USD
v2.1 Reference

The Strange Life of Objects

The Art of Annette Lemieux

The Strange Life of Objects provides the first critical overview of Annette Lemieux's dynamic and varied career. She first garnered attention on the newly global art scene of the 1980s. Since that time she has continued to produce work that grows in depth and resonance, proving herself an artist of lasting significance.

Lemieux's early use of traditional techniques - painting, printing, casting, and photography - expanded to include found materials laden with cultural meanings and evocative of personal memories. Whatever the material, Lemieux masters and invents techniques and processes that correlate with states of mind. Major themes she returns to within our shifting political and cultural climate include the horror of war, the nature of time, the elusive truth of memory, the nature of ideas and art-making, and the relationship between personal experience and cultural history. A teacher and prolific artist, she lives and works in Boston where she is professor of the practice in studio arts at Harvard University.

About the Authors

Lelia Amalfitano is a curator and writer, currently a visiting scholar at Boston College and previously director of exhibitions and public programs at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Judith Hoos Fox is an independent curator, previously curator at the Davis Museum and Cultural Center, Wellesley College. Other contributors include Rosetta Brooks, Peggy Phelan, and Robert Pincus-Witten.

Reviews

"A thoughtful retrospective, very highly recommended."—The Midwest Book Review
Krannert Art Museum

9781883015459 : the-strange-life-of-objects-amalfitano-fox
Hardback
232 Pages
$49.00 USD

Other Titles by Judith Hoos Fox

MetaModern

Ginger Gregg Duggan, Judith Hoos Fox
Jan 2015 - Krannert Art Museum
$35.00 USD - Paperback / softback

Under Control

Ginger Gregg Duggan, Judith Hoos Fox
Oct 2009 - Krannert Art Museum
$25.00 USD - Paperback / softback

Other Titles in ART / Sculpture & Installation

René Lalique

Katie Buckingham
Jun 2020 - Museum of Glass
$49.95 USD - Hardback

Form and Relation

Jami C. Powell
May 2020 - Hood Museum of Art
$30.00 USD - Paperback / softback

Fragile Earth

Jennifer Stettler Parsons
Nov 2019 - Wesleyan University Press
$32.95 USD - Paperback / softback

Other Titles in Oriental art

The Odyssey of China's Imperial Art Treasures

David Shambaugh
Jul 2015 - University of Washington Press
$23.00 USD - book
$95.00 USD - Hardback

A Fuller View of China

Josh Yiu
Jun 2014 - Samara Museum of History Regional Stds
$40.00 USD - Paperback / softback

Sazigyo, Burmese Manuscript Binding Tapes

Ralph Issacs
Jun 2014 - Silkworm Books
$100.00 USD - Hardback