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Books and Sculpture (No. 67)

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Focusing on eight books published between 1916 and 1971, this issue of the Henry Moore Institute's journal Essays on Sculpture explores the different techniques books have used to represent sculpture. The selection of books deploys 3-D glasses, textured paper and varying page weights, expanding pages, multiple viewpoints and textual descriptions to try capture sculpture on the page.

Featuring an in-conversation between Lisa Le Feuvre (Head of Sculpture Studies at the Henry Moore Institute) and Fraser Muggeridge that took place at the 2012 London Art Book Fair, and notes on each publication:

Ezra Pound – Gaudier-Brzeska: a memoir (1916 )
Frederick Kiesler – Contemporary art applied to the store and its display (1930)
Circle: international survey of constructive art (1937)
Gabo: constructions, sculpture, paintings, drawings, engravings (1957)
Allan Kaprow – Assemblage, environments & Happenings (1966)
Hon-en historia (1967)
Gert von der Osten, Horst Keller – Kunst der sechziger Jahre. Sammlung Ludwig im Wallraf-Richartz Museum, Köln (1971)
955,000: an exhibition organised by Lucy Lippard (1970)

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