Sarah Sze: De nuit en jour / Night into Day : Afterimage available to buy at Museum Bookstore

Sarah Sze: De nuit en jour / Night into Day : Afterimage

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A richly illustrated book exploring the work of American sculptor, Sarah Sze 

On the twentieth anniversary of her first solo show at the Fondation Cartier pour l’art contemporain, American sculptor Sarah Sze presents two new sculptural installations in the gallery spaces of Jean Nouvel’s iconic building. Commissioned by the Fondation Cartier, these works explore how the proliferation of images – printed in magazines, gleaned from the Web, intercepted from outer space – fundamentally changes our relation to physical objects, memories, and time.

On the occasion of the exhibition, the Fondation Cartier is publishing this richly illustrated catalogue, which includes sketches by the artists and exhibition views, retracing the creation of these sculptures. An essay by philosopher and sociologist Bruno Latour, a conversation between Sarah Sze and Jean Nouvel, and a text by the exhibition curator offers a deeper understanding of these two works as well as of the creative process of the artist and the references that are omnipresent in her work.

Details
  • Author: Bruno Latour
  • Paperback: 208 pages | 150 illustrations
  • Date published: April 2021
  • Language: English/French
  • ISBN: 978-2869251496
  • Product Dimensions: 34 x 23.5 cm