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Art, Space, Ecology: Two Views-Twenty Interviews
by K. John Grande
introduction by Edward Lucie-Smith
Black Rose Books, 2018
Cloth: 978-1-55164-698-5 | Paper: 978-1-55164-696-1 | eISBN: 978-1-55164-700-5
Library of Congress Classification N7560.G76 2019
Dewey Decimal Classification 701

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ABOUT THIS BOOK
In Art, Space, Ecology, internationally renowned curator and critic John K. Grande interviews twenty major contemporary artists whose works engage with the natural environment. Whether their medium is sculpture, nature interventions, performance, body art, or installation, these discussions, complemented by eighty stunning photographs, reveal the artists’ diverse backgrounds and methods, expressions and realizations.Ultimately, the natural world serves as a canvas to explore the intersections of art, space, and the environment, thereby raising questions about our relationship with landscape itself. The essence of the art form is a dynamic interactivity, and the dialogues between Grande and the artists mirror the encounter of object and environment, artist and audience, society and nature.  This work is rounded out with an engaging introduction by writer and curator Edward Lucie-Smith, who sets the stage for some of the most insightful and compelling discussions on art to be found. 
 

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