Marcel Broodthaers : Ceci Est Une Pipe / This is a Pipe / Dies Ist Eine Pfeife

Broodthaers, Marcel / Gilissen, Maria - Editor

Published by Merz, 2002
ISBN 10: 9069170116 / ISBN 13: 9789069170114
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24 pp. 7 colour illustrations. 12 b&w illustrations. "This unpublished project was conceived in 1970 in reaction to the 1968 publication of the now famous Michel Foucault essay 'This is not a pipe'. The Magritte painting "Ceci n'est pas une pipe", which started this particular semiotic run-around, was of paramount importance to Broodthaers. Reconstituted through fragments recovered from the original project, which Broodthaers aborted in 1972, this book returns to the core of Broodthaers' complex artistic questioning and it's entanglements with post-structural discourse." - D.A.P. Spring/Summer 2002 Book Collection. Quarter bound with navy blue coloured cloth. Printed paper covered boards. Internally clean and unmarked with sound binding. Slightest shelf wear otherwise fine condition. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Bookseller Inventory #

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Synopsis: This previously unpublished Broodthaers project was conceived in 1970, in reaction to the 1968 publication of the now famous Michel Foucault book-length essay This is Not a Pipe. The Magritte painting "Ceci n'est pas une pipe" which sparked this debate was of paramount importance to Broodthaers, opening up lasting themes and avenues of exploration in his work: "this pipe stands at the beginning of my adventure," he once declared. Reconstituted through fragments recovered from the original project, which Broodthaers aborted in 1972, this book returns to the core of Broodthaers' complex artistic questioning and its entanglement with post-structuralist discourse.

Product Description: Description: "This pipe stands at the beginning of my adventure. . ." --Marcel Broodthaers. This unpublished Marcel Broodthaers project was conceived in 1970 in reaction to the 1968 publication of the now famous Michel Foucault essay "This is not a pipe." The Magritte painting "Ceci n'est pas une pipe," which sparked this particular semiotic run-around, was of paramount importance to Broodthaers. Reconstituted through fragments recovered from the original project, which Broodthaers aborted in 1972, this book returns to the core of Broodthaers' complex artistic questioning and its entanglements with post-structuralist discourse.

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Title: Marcel Broodthaers : Ceci Est Une Pipe / ...
Publisher: Merz
Publication Date: 2002
Binding: Quarter Bound
Book Condition: Fine
Edition: First Edition

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