Collected by Thea Westreich Wagner and Ethan Wagner PDF ePub eBook

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Collected by Thea Westreich Wagner and Ethan Wagner free pdf For more than 30 years, Thea Westreich Wagner and Ethan Wagner have devoted themselves to contemporary art, and through their passion and acumen have assembled an extraordinary collection. This handsomely illustrated volume is the first to document the collection of Thea Westreich Wagner and Ethan Wagner, more than 850 artworks in all media that have been promised to the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, and the Centre Pompidou, Paris. Artists represented include Lee Friedlander, Robert Gober, Jeff Koons, Christopher Wool, Ryan Gander, and Bernadette Corporation, among others, and the works span from the 1950s to 2014. Over 300 highlights illustrate the collectors' commitment to acquiring works that challenge, excite, confound, and amuse. Essays offer context for understanding the importance of the works as a group and illuminate the art world milieus in which the collectors immersed themselves. The book also includes an engaging interview with the collectors, providing a personal perspective on contemporary art acquisition.

About Christine Macel

Christine Macel is chief curator at the Centre Pompidou, Paris. Elisabeth Sussman is curator and Sondra Gilman Curator of Photography at the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York. Elisabeth Sherman is assistant curator at the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York.

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Author : Christine Macel
Publisher : Yale University Press
Data Published : 03 November 2015
ISBN : 0300214820
EAN : 9780300214826
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 352 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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