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Seeing Is Believing

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Vik Muniz works with the syntax of photography, but his images are not simply photographic. As Vince Aletti has pointed out in the Village Voice, Muniz "has teased the medium mercilessly and with an infectious glee. He makes pictures of pictures -- sly, punning documents that subvert photography by forcing it to record not the natural world but a fiction, a simulation". Mu ...more
Hardcover, 164 pages
Published September 1st 1998 by Arena Editions (first published May 1998)
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Mar 19, 2008 rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: everyone
Recommended to Jode by: Brian Herder
This is an excellent collection of the art of Vik Muniz. An all-time, hands-down favorite of mine; granted, it's not technically a "read". Extremely inspirational, whenever I even think of it, I'm compelled to create, create, create!!!!
May 01, 2011 rated it it was amazing
You will have to get this from the library, but the interview with Stainback is worth tracking it down. Vik Muniz is incredible and Stainbeck's explanation of his work greatly enhances it. Possibly the smartest and most relevant artist producing today.
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