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Much of contemporary photography and video seems haunted by the past, by ghostly apparitions that are reanimated in reproductive media, as well as in live performance and the virtual world. By using dated, passe or quasi-extinct stylistic devices, subject matter and technologies, these arts can embody a melancholic longing for an otherwise unrecuperable past. "Haunted: Con...more
Hardcover, 207 pages
Published March 1st 2010 by Guggenheim Museum
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Fred Zimny
GUGGENHEIM EXHIBITION OF CONTEMPORARY PHOTOGRAPHIC IMAGERY EXPLORES THEMES OF MEMORY, TRAUMA, AND RETURN TO THE PAST

Exhibition Opens in Two Parts and Features Marina Abramović, Bernd and Hilla Becher, Christian Boltanski, Sophie Calle, Paul Chan, Tacita Dean, Thomas Demand, Stan Douglas, Douglas Gordon, Roni Horn, Joan Jonas, Sally Mann, Christian Marclay, Susan Philipsz, Robert Rauschenberg, Cindy Sherman, Hiroshi Sugimoto, Jeff Wall, Andy Warhol, and Lawrence Weiner, as Well as Commissioned Pe...more
Kris Saknussemm
A superb book, of the kind one doesn't sit down and necessarily read through straight--but will dip back into time and again. Expensive yes, but filled with glimpses of secret things. An inspiration resource more than a book to finish and shelve.
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