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(OCoLC)910702838 (OCoLC)910859086
Title What we call love : from surrealism to now / curated and edited by Christine Macel and Rachael Thomas.
Imprint Dublin : Irish Museum of Modern Art, 2015.
Description 103 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 29 cm
Notes Cover title.
Published on the occasion of the exhibition What we call love: from Surrealism to now held at the Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin, September 12, 2015-February 14, 2016.
Bibliographic Note Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Contents: Foreword / Sarah Glennie -- What we call love / Christine Macel -- Surrealism and l’amour fou : from André Breton to Henrik Olesen/from the 1920s to now -- André Breton and mad love / George Sebbag -- Conceptual art/performance art : from Yoko Ono to Elmgreen and Dragset/from the 1960s to now -- New couples : from Louise Bourgeois to Jim Hodges/from the 1980s to now -- Against desire : a manifesto for Charles Bovary? / Eva Illouz -- The neurobiology of love / Semir Zeki -- Love action / Rachael Thomas.
Summary What we call love’ explores how the notion of love has evolved within the 20th century. How have seismic sociological changes concerning sexuality, marriage and intimacy affected the way we conceive love today? How does visual art, from Surrealism to the present day, deal with love? This book draws on Surrealism’s idea of love as "l’amour fou" (mad love) and new visions of love which emerged after the 1960s.Artists include Marina Abramovic and Ulay, Sadie Benning, Louise Bourgeois, Constantin Brancusi, Brassaï, André Breton, Cecily Brown, Sophie Calle, Marcel Duchamp, Elmgreen and Dragset, Nan Goldin, Felix González-Torres, Douglas Gordon, Mona Hatoum, Damien Hirst, Jim Hodges, Rebecca Horn, Ghérasim Luca, Annette Messager, Tracey Moffatt, Yoko Ono, Benjamin Péret, Carolee Schneemann, Rudolf Schwarzkogler, Wolfgang Tillmans, Cerith Wyn Evans and Akram Zaatari.
Subjects LinkLove in art -- Exhibitions.
LinkArt, Modern -- 20th century -- Themes, motives -- Exhibitions.
LinkArt, Modern -- 21st century -- Themes, motives -- Exhibitions
Other Authors LinkMacel, Christine, curator, editor.
LinkThomas, Rachael, curator, editor.
Other Authors LinkIrish Museum of Modern Art (Kilmainham, Dublin, Ireland), host institution.
ISBN 1909792101

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N8220 .W43 2015
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