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George Condo Mental States

By: Contributor(s): Material type: TextTextPublication details: Hayward Gallery Publishing London 2011ISBN:
  • 9781853322891
DDC classification:
  • 759.13 22
Summary: Published on the occasion of the exhibition George Condo: Mental states.Summary: Straddling the line between comedy and tragedy, the grotesque and the beautiful, George Condo's rich pictorial inventions have made him one of the most inventive painters of his generation and one whose work has become increasingly influential. This book surveys Condo's career from 1982 up to the present day, focusing on his portrait paintings but also including a selection of sculptural busts made in precious substances such as gold and bronze. It will be organised thematically exploring the artist's relationship to art history, as well as the shifting responses in his work to popular culture and contemporary society.
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Published on the occasion of the exhibition George Condo: Mental states.

Straddling the line between comedy and tragedy, the grotesque and the beautiful, George Condo's rich pictorial inventions have made him one of the most inventive painters of his generation and one whose work has become increasingly influential. This book surveys Condo's career from 1982 up to the present day, focusing on his portrait paintings but also including a selection of sculptural busts made in precious substances such as gold and bronze. It will be organised thematically exploring the artist's relationship to art history, as well as the shifting responses in his work to popular culture and contemporary society.