Alex Farrar The 'suits' Archived

Publisher 7.45 Books (extended)

ISBN 9789491783111

Idea Code 16670

This slim volume signals the conclusion of a project that began in 2007 when, without any prior experience or technical advice, Alex Farrar made a suit from scratch to wear whenever representing himself as an artist. Another, improved suit was produced in 2009, suggesting a course for the rest of the project: the work would conclude once a suit was made that was indistinguishable from a professionally crafted example. Following a series of replacements, such an exemplar was finally produced in 2016. This book is structured around reports and documentation produced by the conservators of the suits. Designed by St├ęphanie Dondelinger, with texts by Laura van Grinsven and Robert Barry.

80 p, ills colour & bw, 17 x 24 cm, pb, English


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