Manlio Brusatin & Jean Claire: Identity and Alterity: Figures of the Body


Catalogue from the 1995 Venice Biennale, edited by the exhibition curator Jean Claire and art historian Manlio Brusatin. Includes works from the exhibition as well as great essays on the body in art.

Artists Included:
Magdalena Abakanowicz, Vincenzo Agnetti, Diane Arbus, Antonin Artaud, Francis Bacon, Giacomo Balla, Balthus , Georg Baselitz, Max Beckmann, Rudolf Belling, Hans Bellmer, Joseph Beuys, Arthur Bispo do Rosario, Umberto Boccioni, Alighiero e Boetti, Jacques-Andre Boiffard, Christian Boltanski, Pierre Bonnard, Emile-Antoine Bourdelle, Louise Bourgeois, Constantin Brancusi, André Breton, Günter Brus, Alberto Burri, Carlo Carrà, Felice Casorati, Mario Ceroli, César , Paul Cézanne, Helen Chadwick, Marc Chagall, Camille Claudel, Clegg & Guttmann, Francesco Clemente, Chuck Close, Jean Cocteau, Merce Cunningham, Giorgio De Chirico, Willem De Kooning, Paul Delvaux, Maurice Denis, Fortunato Depero, Otto Dix, Jean Dubuffet, Marcel Duchamp, Marlene Dumas, Thomas Eakins, James Ensor, Jean Fautrier, Eric Fischl, Fischli / Weiss, Barry Flanagan, Lucio Fontana, Lucian Freud, Katharina Fritsch, Paola Gandolfi, Paul Gauguin, Alberto Giacometti, Andy Goldsworthy, Philip Guston, Otto Gutfreund, Renato Guttuso, Hans Haacke, Mona Hatoum, Gary Hill, Hiroschi Senju, David Hockney, Ferdinand Hodler, Martin Honert, Stephan von Huene, Jörg Immendorff, Jehon Soo Cheon, György Jovanovics, Wassily Kandinsky, Mike Kelley, André Kertész, Fernand Khnopff, Ronald B. Kitaj, Yves Klein, Gustav Klimt, Peter Kogler, Oskar Kokoschka, Leon Kossoff, Richard Kriesche, Eugène Leroy, Max Liebermann, Markus Lüpertz, Akram el Magdoub, Aristide Maillol, Kasimir Malewitsch, Man Ray, Paul McCarthy, Piero Manzoni, Giacomo Manzù, Marino Marini, Henri Matisse, Ludwig Meidner, Fausto Melotti, Mario Merz, Joan Miró, Amedeo Modigliani, Robert Morris, Edvard Munch, Viktor Musiano, Zoran Music, Bruce Nauman, Joshua Neustein, Nunzio , Georgia O ́Keeffe, Roman Opalka, Meret Oppenheim, Ubaldo Oppi, Giulio Paolini, Claudio Parmiggiani, Pino Pascali, Giuseppe Penone, Pablo Picasso, Gianni Pisani, Jackson Pollock, Kathy Prendergast, Arnulf Rainer, Robert Rauschenberg, Auguste Rodin, Medardo Rosso, Thomas Ruff, Ivo Saliger, Alberto Savinio, Rudolf Schwarzkogler, Scipione , Giovanni Segantini, Andres Serrano, Gino Severini, Medhat Shafik, Cindy Sherman, Mario Sironi, Kiki Smith, Ettore Sottsass, Ettore Spalletti, Mark di Suvero, Takis , Wayne Thiebaud, Ben Vautier, Didier Vermeiren, Bill Viola, Andy Warhol, Adolf Wissel, Wols , Carlo & Wanda Wulz, Yan Peiming, Gilberto Zorio

Further Resources:
NYT Review: Past Upstages Present at Venice Biennale
Selected Images of Works Included

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Anne Truitt: Daybook: the Journal of an Artist


Renowned American artist Anne Truitt kept this illuminating and inspiring journal over a period of seven years, determined to come to terms with the forces that shaped her art and life. Her range of sensitivity—moral, intellectual, sensual, emotional, and spiritual— is remarkably broad. She recalls her childhood on the eastern shore of Maryland, her career change from psychology to art, and her path to a sculptural practice that would “set color free in three dimensions.” She reflects on the generous advice of other artists, watches her own daughters’ journey into motherhood, meditates on criticism and solitude, and struggles to find the way to express her vision. Resonant and true, encouraging and revelatory, Anne Truitt guides herself—and her readers—through a life in which domestic activities and the needs of children and friends are constantly juxtaposed against the world of color and abstract geometry to which she is drawn in her art.

Beautifully written and a rare window on the workings of a creative mind, Daybook showcases an extraordinary artist whose insights generously and succinctly illuminate the artistic process.

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