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Pleading in the Blood Ron Athey is an iconic figure in contemporary art and performance. In his frequently bloody portrayals of life, death, crisis, and fortitude in the time of AIDS, Athey calls into question the limits of artistic practice. This publication includes Athey's own writings, and full-color images of Athey's art and performances since the early 1980s.
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"Athey represents one of the most compelling contemporary interpretations of the radical scandalous, as some theologians say notion that sovereignty can manifest as and be experienced via abjection."--Spencer Drew"Rain Taxi" (07/24/2014)"About the Author:
Dominic Johnson is an artist and lecturer in the Department of Drama at Queen Mary, University of London.
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Book Description Intellect, Chicago, 2013. Hardcover. Condition: New. Dust Jacket Condition: New. 1st Edition. Flawless new and SIGNED 1st Edition/1st Printing hardcover. No dust jacket as issued. Boldly SIGNED by Ron Athey on the title page with marker. "Ron Athey is an iconic figure in the development of contemporary art and performance in his frequently bloody portrayals of life, death, crisis, and fortitude in the time of AIDS. Athey calls into question the limits of artistic practice. These limits enable Athey to explore key themes including gender, sexuality, SM and radical sex, queer activism, post-punk and industrial culture, tattooing and body modification, ritual and religion. Pleading in the Blood: The Art and Performances of Ron Athey presents the first critical overview of this major artist's work. It demonstrates how Athey foresaw and precipitated the central place afforded the body and identity politics in art and critical theory in the 1990s and beyond." - dust jacket. "Honest, pure, generous, uncompromising.a baptism by fire." --Robert Wilson, artist and Director of The Watermill Center. A fantastic production with illustrated endpapers and numerous photographs. It will be bubble-wrapped to protect the corners and shipped in a sturdy box to ensure safe delivery. Signed by Subject. Seller Inventory # ABH928
Book Description Intellect Ltd, 2013. Hardcover. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P111783200359
Book Description Intellect Ltd, 2013. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M1783200359