Guy Brett Takis

ISBN 13: 9781849766319

Takis

)  
9781849766319: Takis
View all copies of this ISBN edition:
 
 

"One of the most playful, innovative and eccentric artists of Postwar Europe, Takis (b.1925, Athens) was a catalysing figure in the artistic and literary circles of Paris, London and New York from the 1950s onward. Pioneering a variety of sculpture, painting and musical structures, Takis made works that harness invisible natural forces. Perhaps best known are his innovative `telemagnetic' works, begun in the late 1950s using everyday metallic objects that float in space through the use of magnets. These investigations and his fierce individualism won him the admiration of Beat writers such as Allen Ginsberg and William Burroughs and caused polemics with his artistic contemporaries Yves Klein, Giacometti and Jean Tinguely. This publication will be the first English-language introduction to a key figure of Europe's post-war avant-garde and cultural underground. Through a combination of new essays and a key selection of primary sources, this publication will foreground the artist's influence in contemporary art since the 1960s - and it's accessible and thematic approach will expand the audience for this book far beyond the specialist."

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

About the Author:

"Guy Brett is one of the UK's foremost art writers and curators of kinetic art. Michael Wellen is Curator, International Art, Tate Modern, London Melissa Warak is a curatorial fellow at the Menil Collection, Houston, and a leading expert on Takis in the United States."

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

Guy Brett
Published by Tate (2019)
ISBN 10: 1849766312 ISBN 13: 9781849766319
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Book Deals
(Lewiston, NY, U.S.A.)

Book Description Tate, 2019. Paperback. Condition: BRAND NEW. Seller Inventory # 1849766312_abe_bn

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
17.45
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

2.

Guy Brett
Published by TATE PUBLISHING, United Kingdom (2019)
ISBN 10: 1849766312 ISBN 13: 9781849766319
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 10
Seller:
The Book Depository
(London, United Kingdom)

Book Description TATE PUBLISHING, United Kingdom, 2019. Hardback. Condition: New. Language: English. Brand new Book. "One of the most playful, innovative and eccentric artists of Postwar Europe,Takis (b.1925, Athens) was a catalysing figure in the artistic and literarycircles of Paris, London and New York from the 1950s onward.Pioneering a variety of sculpture, painting and musical structures, Takismade works that harness invisible natural forces. Perhaps best known arehis innovative `telemagnetic' works, begun in the late 1950s using everydaymetallic objects that float in space through the use of magnets. Theseinvestigations and his fierce individualism won him the admiration of Beatwriters such as Allen Ginsberg and William Burroughs and caused polemicswith his artistic contemporaries Yves Klein, Giacometti and Jean Tinguely.This publication will be the first English-language introduction to a keyfigure of Europe's post-war avant-garde and cultural underground. Througha combination of new essays and a key selection of primary sources, thispublication will foreground the artist's influence in contemporary art sincethe 1960s - and it's accessible and thematic approach will expand theaudience for this book far beyond the specialist.". Seller Inventory # AAZ9781849766319

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
21.27
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

3.

Guy Brett
ISBN 10: 1849766312 ISBN 13: 9781849766319
New Quantity Available: 5
Seller:
GreatBookPrices
(Columbia, MD, U.S.A.)

Book Description Condition: New. Seller Inventory # 35343664-n

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
19.47
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 2.12
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

4.

Guy Brett (editor), Michael Wellen (editor), Takis, Tate Modern (Gallery) (host institution), Museu d'Art Contemporani (Barcelona, Spain) (host institution), Mouseio Kykladikes Technes (host institution)
Published by Tate Publishing 2019-10-29, London (2019)
ISBN 10: 1849766312 ISBN 13: 9781849766319
New paperback Quantity Available: 10
Seller:
Blackwell's
(Oxford, OX, United Kingdom)

Book Description Tate Publishing 2019-10-29, London, 2019. paperback. Condition: New. Seller Inventory # 9781849766319

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
16.77
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 4.99
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

5.

Brett, Guy
Published by Tate Publishing 10/29/2019 (2019)
ISBN 10: 1849766312 ISBN 13: 9781849766319
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 2
Seller:
BargainBookStores
(Grand Rapids, MI, U.S.A.)

Book Description Tate Publishing 10/29/2019, 2019. Hardback or Cased Book. Condition: New. Takis. Book. Seller Inventory # BBS-9781849766319

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
22.85
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

6.

Guy Brett
Published by Tate Publishing (2019)
ISBN 10: 1849766312 ISBN 13: 9781849766319
New Paperback Quantity Available: 5
Seller:
booksXpress
(Freehold, NJ, U.S.A.)

Book Description Tate Publishing, 2019. Paperback. Condition: new. Seller Inventory # 9781849766319

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
23.10
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

7.

Brett, Guy
Published by Tate Publishing (2019)
ISBN 10: 1849766312 ISBN 13: 9781849766319
New Quantity Available: 15
Seller:
Paperbackshop-US
(Wood Dale, IL, U.S.A.)

Book Description Tate Publishing, 2019. PAP. Condition: New. New Book. Shipped from UK. Established seller since 2000. Seller Inventory # GB-9781849766319

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
23.22
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

8.

Guy Brett
ISBN 10: 1849766312 ISBN 13: 9781849766319
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Grand Eagle Retail
(Wilmington, DE, U.S.A.)

Book Description 2019. Hardcover. Condition: New. Hardcover. One of the most playful, innovative and eccentric artists of Postwar Europe,Takis (b.1925, Athens) was a catalysing figure in the artistic and literarycircles of Paris, London and New York.Shipping may be from multiple locations in the US or from the UK, depending on stock availability. 128 pages. 0.592. Seller Inventory # 9781849766319

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
25.63
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

9.

Guy Brett
Published by TATE PUBLISHING, United Kingdom (2019)
ISBN 10: 1849766312 ISBN 13: 9781849766319
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 10
Seller:
Book Depository hard to find
(London, United Kingdom)

Book Description TATE PUBLISHING, United Kingdom, 2019. Hardback. Condition: New. Language: English. Brand new Book. "One of the most playful, innovative and eccentric artists of Postwar Europe,Takis (b.1925, Athens) was a catalysing figure in the artistic and literarycircles of Paris, London and New York from the 1950s onward.Pioneering a variety of sculpture, painting and musical structures, Takismade works that harness invisible natural forces. Perhaps best known arehis innovative `telemagnetic' works, begun in the late 1950s using everydaymetallic objects that float in space through the use of magnets. Theseinvestigations and his fierce individualism won him the admiration of Beatwriters such as Allen Ginsberg and William Burroughs and caused polemicswith his artistic contemporaries Yves Klein, Giacometti and Jean Tinguely.This publication will be the first English-language introduction to a keyfigure of Europe's post-war avant-garde and cultural underground. Througha combination of new essays and a key selection of primary sources, thispublication will foreground the artist's influence in contemporary art sincethe 1960s - and it's accessible and thematic approach will expand theaudience for this book far beyond the specialist.". Seller Inventory # BZE9781849766319

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
26.05
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

10.

Guy Brett
ISBN 10: 1849766312 ISBN 13: 9781849766319
New Quantity Available: 5
Seller:
GreatBookPricesUK
(Castle Donington, DERBY, United Kingdom)

Book Description Condition: New. Seller Inventory # 35343664-n

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
14.25
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 15
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

There are more copies of this book

View all search results for this book