'Walid Raad is one of the leading artists of his generation. His works explore historical, political, economic, and aesthetic facts and fictions related to the lebanese wars and to "Arab" art. This book surveys almost three decades of Raad's practice in a variety of mediums- including photography, video, and performance-while focusing on his groundbreaking project The Atlas Group (1989-2004) and his ongoing work Scratching on things I could disavow (2007-). Essays by Eva Respini and Finbarr Barry Flood place Raad's art in the international context of contemporary artmaking, and the book includes a special eighteen-page visual contribution by Raad himself. It is published to accompany the first comprehensive exhibition of his work in the United States.' - from the front flap

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Onsite

Location code MONL.RAW
Language

English

Publication/Creation date

2015

No of pages

192

ISBN / ISSN

9780870709739

No of copies

1

Content type

artist monograph, 

catalogue

Chapter headings
I Thought I'd Escape My Fate, but Apparently

- Walid RAAD

Slippery Delays and Optical Mysteries: The Work of Walid Raad

- Eva RESPINI

Staging Traces of Histories Not Easily Disavowed

- Finbarr Barry FLOOD

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