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Inez Van Lamsweerde/Vinoodh Matadin. Pretty Much Everything

Inez Van Lamsweerde/Vinoodh Matadin. Pretty Much Everything( )
Author: O'Brien, Glenn
ISBN:978-3-8365-2793-4
Publication Date:Nov 2013
Publisher:TASCHEN
Book Format:Other book format
List Price:USD $70.00
Book Description:

Two artists, one vision: The enigmatic and genre-defying work of Inez van Lamsweerde and Vinoodh Matadin"It is typical of the photographic art of van Lamsweerde and Matadin that they urge their image making to de-stabilise the pristine surfaces expected of consumer culture; to this end they make use, in turn, of the Gothic, inscrutability, androgyny, comedy, eroticism, surrealism, fantasy, montage, cinema, replication, image manipulation, Pop art, fetishism and art historical...
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Book Details
Pages:720
Detailed Subjects: Photography / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):10.959 x 10.881 x 2.106 Inches
Book Weight:7.572 Pounds
Author Biography
O'Brien, Glenn (Author)
Glenn O'Brien was born in Cleveland, Ohio on March 2, 1947. He attended Georgetown University, where he edited a student literary magazine entitled The Georgetown Journal, and studied film at Columbia University. In 1971, Andy Warhol hired him to work on and then edit the magazine Interview. He was the host of the public access television show TV Party from 1978 until 1982. He was an editor, art and music columnist, essayist, and poet. He wrote the Style Guy fashion advice column, which appeared in Details magazine and then in GQ, from 1999 to 2015. He also worked for Artforum, Oui, High Times, Maxim, Purple, Rolling Stone, Allure, and Harper's Bazaar.

He wrote the books How to Be a Man: A Guide to Style and Behavior for the Modern Gentleman, Ruins with a View, and Like Art: Glenn O'Brien on Advertising. He edited Madonna's book Sex, wrote the play Drugs with Cookie Mueller, and was the screenwriter for Downtown 81. He was also a stand-up comedian, a creative director at Barneys New York, and an advertising copywriter including several of Calvin Klein television campaigns. In 2015, he started a new television talk show entitled Tea at the Beatrice. He died of pneumonia on April 7, 2017 at the age of 70.

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