Hyperart: Thomasson
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Hyperart: Thomasson

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Literary Nonfiction. Art. East Asia Studies. In the 1970s Tokyo, artist Akasegawa Genpei and his friends began noticing what they termed "hyperart," aesthetic objects created by removing a structure's function, while carefully maintaining the structure itself. They called these objects "Thomassons," after an American pinch-hitter recruited by a Japanese baseball team, whos...more
Paperback, 401 pages
Published February 1st 2010 by Kaya Press (first published September 30th 2009)
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Most enjoyable book i've ever read about conceptual art!
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