Gordon Matta-Clark Splitting, Cutting, Writing, Drawing, Eating

Joao Ribas, Delfim Sardo

Publisher Culturgest

ISBN 9789727691104

Idea Code 17563

American artist Gordon Matta-Clark is perhaps best known for the site-specific artworks he made in the 1970s. His body of work includes performance and recycling pieces, space and texture works, and his “building cuts”. Matta-Clark used a number of media to document his work, such as film, video, and photography, much of which appears in this catalogue, itself published on the occasion of an eponymous exhibition at the Serralves Museum of Contemporary Art, Porto, and Culturgest, Lisbon. The attractively designed book includes numerous of the artist’s own sketches and plans for various works, plus letters and other material that together form an in-depth portrait.

220 p, ills colour & bw, 18 x 25 cm, pb, Portuguese/English


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