Publication details [#2052]

Baldessari, John, Liam Gillick and Lawrence Weiner. 2007. Again the Metaphor Problem and Other Engaged Critical Discourses about Art: A Conversation between John Baldessari, Liam Gillick and Lawrence Weiner. Cham: Springer. 141 pp.
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Book – monograph
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The use of metaphor has from time immemorial been a central process of art, and it represents an important problem for all three artists here, who work with language, film and installations. Their exciting and passionate discussion leads to a new perception of metaphor and the function for art and architecture, of the role and interests of artists and imparters of art. A discussion about the world of art and art in the world, moderated by Beatrix Ruf. (Publisher Book Description)