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Matthew Day Jackson - total accomplishment

Matthew Day Jackson - total accomplishment

Jackson, Matthew Day; Zentrum für Kunst und Medientechnologie Karlsruhe, host institution

The Cultural Impact of the Atomic Bomb. The Work of Matthew Day Jackson (b. Panorama City 1974, lives and works in Brooklyn, New York) opens up a dialogue between various aspects of the history of Western culture and progress, including technology and pop culture, as well as art history and philosophy. Through a variety of art forms--sculpture, painting, installation, photography, and video--Jackson's technically complex works condense historical facts into a deeply descriptive aesthetic fabric. In a continuous confrontation with American history, the artist challenges firmly established perspectives of the world with a unique combination of ingenuity and craft. In the form of an artistic debate on the substance and future of the American dream, Jackson weaves its aftereffects into his works. In this process, the artist's self-mythologizing invariably occupies the center of his oeuvre, thus contextualizing physicality and the destructive results of the human power of invention. This publication is the most extensive monograph on Matthew Day Jackson to date. Large-format images provide an overview of Jackson's work and show the development of his multi-layered practice from 2003 until today. With essays by Jean Baudrillard, Andreas Beitin, Mick Broderick, D. Graham Burnett, Knut Ebeling, Anne Ellegood, Jerome I. Friedman, Donatien Grau, Martin Hartung, Caroline A. Jones, Jenny Moore (Interview), Paul Virilio, and Peter Weibel. Work descriptions by Martin Hartung

Hardback, Book. English.
Published Berlin : Distanz 2014
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Statement of responsibility: Matthew Day Jackson
ISBN: 3954760584, 9783954760589
Intended audience: Specialized.
Note: Published to accompany the exhibition of the same name held at ZKM Museum of Contemporary Art, Karlsruhe, 18th May-10th November 2013.
Physical Description: 373 p. : illustrations (black and white, and colour) ; 31 cm
Subject: Jackson, Matthew Day, Exhibitions.; Art and Design.