Andrea Zittel

This catalogue of a travelling American exhibition is the first comprehensive publication on the influential contemporary artist Andrea Zittel. It focuses on the experimental nature of her signature objects, inhabitable sculptures and other projects. In her work as an artist, Zittel investigates domestic and urban life in Western societies. Exploring the various aspects of living, the artist designs her own household settings to serve as a test case for her experimental living structures. Her work has provoked debates about the changed meaning of domestic and collective space and the possibilities for new adaptations to urban conditions today. Richly illustrated, "Andrea Zittel: Critical Space" includes nearly two hundred reproductions of Zittel's works of art, many of which are published here for the first time. The book includes over one hundred sculptures and drawings, documentation of early work and recent site-specific work in the Mojave Desert of California. With essays that touch on urbanism, architecture, design and consumer culture, this catalogue offers an extensive analysis of Zittel's contribution to contemporary trends in art and architecture.

Genre
Art
Topics
american west, architecture, artists, deserts, design, land use, self-organization
Author
Andrea Zittel
Author
Paola Morsiani
Author
Trevor Smith
Publisher
Prestel
Format
Hardcover
Original Language
English
ISBN
3791333976 (find on Amazon)

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