Katharina Sieverding: Art and Capital

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The German photographer Katharina Sieverding is one of the celebrated international artists who made use of unusual pictorial invention and innovative media – based artistic praxis from an early stage in order to revive the artistic potential of photography. This volume, designed to a large extent by the artist herself, presents 42 groups of works from the years 1967 – 2017

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Katharina Sieverding

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The German photographer Katharina Sieverding is one of the celebrated international artists who made use of unusual pictorial invention and innovative media – based artistic praxis from an early stage in order to revive the artistic potential of photography. This volume, designed to a large extent by the artist herself, presents 42 groups of works from the years 1967 – 2017 . Sieverding became famous for the unparalleled consistency with which she h as applied her greatlyenlarged portraits in film and photographs since the 1960 s by manipulating them in a variety of ways. Since the 1970 s she has developed large – format montages on the state of the world whichwere presented to the public for the first ti me at documenta 6 in 1977 . In doing so she challenges the accelerated picture processes of the present day in a critical manner and in the light of responsibility, also towards herself. Her oeuvre is spotlighted from all angles in illustrations of herworks , details and installation photos as well as texts on the use of media, the self – portrait and analogue and digital photography

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Weight 1630 g
Dimensions 25.2 x 28.7 cm
Publisher name Hirmer Verlag GmbH
Publication date 1 August 2017
Number of pages 256
Format Hardback
Dimensions 25.2 x 28.7 cm
Weight 1630 g