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Women and Children : The Royal Art Lodge. Michael Dumontier, Marcel Dzama, Neil Farber

Bartorelli, Guido

Published by Perugia Artecontemporanea, Padova, 2008
ISBN 10: 8887327157 / ISBN 13: 9788887327151
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Title: Women and Children : The Royal Art Lodge. ...

Publisher: Perugia Artecontemporanea, Padova

Publication Date: 2008

Binding: Quarter Bound

Book Condition: Fine

Edition: First Edition.


82 pp. (ii). 160 colour illustrations. Introductory essay by Guido Bartorelli. Collection of mixed media on wood paintings by members of the collective 'The Royal Art Lodge'. Biographical note. Illustrated endpapers. Internally clean and unmarked with sound binding. Quarter bound with orange cloth covered spine with stamped titles printed in black. Colour illustrated paper covered boards. Size: 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 006548

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Synopsis: The Canadian art group the Royal Art Lodge, currently made up
of Marcel Dzama, Neil Farber, and Michael Dumontier, used Farber's
dining room table to create the 160 tiny (7.6cm x 8.9 cm) paintings
on wood featured in this book. The deliberately crude, almost comicbook-
like pictures, typical of this groundbreaking collective, include
vague and puzzling epigrams, exploring the dreamy and melancholic
thoughts we have about women and children-the fears, the sadness,
and the desire to protect both. A powerful essay by Guido Bartorelli
examines how The Royal Art Lodge exemplifies what Marshall McLuhan
called -low-definition- media-and how fitting its approach and affect
are in this technological age.

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