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Takis - Evidence of the Unseen (Paperback, Revised): Wayne Andersen

Takis - Evidence of the Unseen (Paperback, Revised)

Wayne Andersen

Series: The MIT Press

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"For those whose primary concern is to trace the parentage of artistic forms, it would be well to ignore Takis--he has no immediate relatives. His work has ancestors nonetheless. His proud Signals, the metal stems pulsating in their electronic bloom, carry the genetic coding of archaic Greek 'kouroi'--statues of naked young men who step forward with control led balance and look into the distance with radiant, enigmatic smiles. Takis' Signals also step forward and look ahead. With their self-asserting strength they are likewise descendants of the simple cycladicforms of the Aegean Islands: independent, primordial, shedding all that is pretty or petty." --From the Foreword by Gyorgy Kepes, Director of the Center for Advanced Visual Studies, MIT

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Imprint: MIT Press
Country of origin: United States
Series: The MIT Press
Release date: March 2003
First published: 2003
Authors: Wayne Andersen
Dimensions: 279 x 216 x 2mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 38
Edition: Revised
ISBN-13: 978-0-262-51158-2
Categories: Books > Arts & Architecture > The arts: general issues
Books > Arts & Architecture > The arts: general issues > Theory of art
LSN: 0-262-51158-4
Barcode: 9780262511582

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