Adrian Schiess: The Song Element (Paperback)

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Adrian Schiess: The Song Element (Paperback)

By Ulrich Loock (Editor), Roland Wäspe (Editor)

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The renowned Swiss artist and his work in its architectural setting. Smoothly painted panels laid out on the floor have earned Adrian Schiess (b. 1959, Zurich; lives and works in Mouans-Sartoux, France) international renown. His objects, which may be placed in a room as desired, are conceived as platforms of creative engagement with the appearance and disappearance of painting. They have become integral components of buildings by world-famous architects including Norman Foster, Herzog, and de Meuron. For this book, Schiess has compiled spectacular series of photographs and extensive conversations that probe the peculiar quality of his work: hybrid and fluctuating, yet always utterly distinctive. It is the first publication to put the focus on this essential aspect of his output, documenting works created between 1993 and 2018. Adrian Schiess studied at the Kunstgewerbeschule Zu¨rich and trained as a graphic designer. His works were on display at the 44th Biennale di Venezia and at documenta IX.
Ulrich Loock is a curator based in Germany. Roland Wäspe is the director of Kunstmuseum in St. Gallen, Switzerland.
Product Details ISBN: 9783947563777
ISBN-10: 3947563779
Publisher: DCV
Publication Date: November 15th, 2020
Pages: 360
Language: English