Louis Luethi, Kasper Andreasen - The Preparator

Publisher Roma Publications

ISBN 9789491843754

Idea Code 16502

This fiction, a collaboration between Kasper Andreasen and Louis Lüthi, takes as its starting point the painter Alexander Cozens’s publication 'A New Method of Assisting the Invention in Drawing Original Compositions of Landscape' (1785). Set one morning in an empty gallery and told from the point of view of a man who installs exhibitions for a living, 'The Preparator' combines text and image in a series of compact, associative tableaus, each revolving around a landscape: a title page, an eighteenth-century ink drawing, the network of cracks in a ceiling, a walk along the Rhine, a satellite photograph, Thomas Bernhard holding forth in a private garden, and others.

76 p, ills colour & bw, 16 x 20 cm, pb, English


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