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Monumental: the reimagined world of Kevin O'Callaghan

Monumental: the reimagined world of Kevin O'Callaghan

Hussey, Deborah; O'Callaghan, Kevin

Through the work detailed in 'Monumental', Kevin O'Callaghan seeks to prove that any object, no matter how useless, ugly or obsolete, can be turned into art that possesses aesthetic & practical value

Hardback, Book. English.
Published New York; London: Abrams, 2010
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Available: Newton Park

  • Newton Park – One available in Art Collection 745.2092 [OCA]H

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Statement of responsibility: Deborah Hussey ; foreword by Steven Heller
ISBN: 0810989530, 9780810989535
Intended audience: Specialized.
Note: Includes index.
Physical Description: 240 p. : col. ill. ; 26 cm.
Subject: Found art; Design United States History 20th century.; Salvage (Waste, etc.) United States.; O'Callaghan, Kevin Criticism and interpretation.; Art and Design.; Green design; Design United States History 21st century.; Designers; School of Visual Arts (New York, N.Y.) Students.
Alternative Title: Reimagined world of Kevin O'Callaghan

Author note

Deborah Hussey is an editor and writer who specializes in art-related topics.


Steven Heller is a historian and critic of graphic design. He is the author, coauthor, or editor of more than 130 books on design and popular culture, including Abrams’s Graphic Style and Illustration. His career is intertwined with two great New York institutions, the New York Times (as an art director) and the School of Visual Arts (as program director and teacher).