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Title In the shadow a shadow : the work of Joan Jonas / Joan Jonas, Joan Simon ; with contributions by Johanna Burton [and four others].

Publication Info. New York, NY : Gregory R. Miller & Co., [2015]


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Description 555 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 33 cm
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Note Published on the occasion of the exhibition "Joan Jonas: Light Time Tales", curated by Andrea LIssoni and presented at HangarBicocca, Milan, October 2, 2014-February 1, 2015, and in a smaller iteration, curated by LIssoni and Diana Baldon, at Malmö Konsthall, Sweden, September 2, 2015-January 10, 2016.
Contributions by Johanna Burton, Barbara Clausen, Douglas Crimp, Susan Rothenberg, and Richard Serra.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 538-544) and index.
Contents In the shadow a shadow: an introduction / Joan Simon -- Notes to the entries: Performances, films, videos, installations, video sculptures 1968-2015 / Joan Simon -- My work / Joan Jonas -- Mirrors / Joan Jonas -- Nature / Joan Jonas -- Movement / Joan Jonas -- 1970, notes taken at Noh performance / Joan Jonas -- Migration, translation, reanimation / Joan Simon -- De-synchronization in Joan Jonas's performances / Douglas Crimp -- Synchronies of "Desynchronization" / Douglas Crimp -- Impromptu, February 1968 / Richard Serra -- Jack Smith, 1970 ... / Joan Jonas -- Dog / Joan Jonas -- The strings of the human spirit: Joan Jonas's asymmetrical symbolic / Johanna Burton -- August 1974 Fawn Grove, PA / Joan Jonas -- Fragment/Text / Joan Jonas -- Closing statement / Joan Jonas -- Masks / Joan Jonas -- Statement / Joan Jonas -- New York City, 1969 / Susan Rothenberg -- Drawing threads running through / Joan Jonas -- Film and video / Joan Jonas -- Crossroads dancing ... / Joan Jonas -- Couch / Joan Jonas -- Scream / Joan Jonas -- Seeing the world through a double lens / Barbara Clausen -- Journeys / Joan Jonas -- Sound / Joan Jonas -- Performing with others / Joan Jonas -- Broken symmetry / Joan Jonas -- Chronology of works -- Selected exhibition history.
Summary One of the most continuously influential figures of the past half century, Joan Jonas was among the first artists to embrace the forms of video, performance and installation. From her beginnings as a sculptor, and her emergence in the New York art and performance scenes of the 1960s and 70s (including the seminal "Vertical Roll" video piece of 1972, in which the titular television malfunction enacted a memorably fractured female identity), up through her six appearances at Documenta and her performance at the Performa 13 biennial, her work has always been surprising, groundbreaking and necessary. This extensively illustrated volume, containing hundreds of full-color photographs, drawings, scripts and diagrams, presents the definitive collection of Jonas' work. The first and authoritative career-spanning monograph of the multimedia pioneer, it covers more than 40 years of performances, films, videos, installations, texts and video sculptures. Art writer Joan Simon has painstakingly researched every one of Jonas' works and includes notes on each piece, along with new and never-before-published writings by the artist that provide extensive background. In the Shadow a Shadow also contains essays by Douglas Crimp, Barbara Clausen and Johanna Burton, and unpublished photographs and drawings from Jonas' archives. With a detailed production and exhibition history of the video and performance works, as well as the first comprehensive bibliography and biography of the artist.
Subject Jonas, Joan, 1936- -- Themes, motives.
Video art -- United States -- 20th century.
Performance art -- United States -- 20th century.
Performance art -- United States -- 21st century.
Installations (Art) -- United States -- 20th century.
Installations (Art) -- United States -- 21st century.
Added Author Simon, Joan, 1949- author.
Jonas, Joan, 1936- Works. Selections.
Hangar Bicocca, host institution.
Added Title Work of Joan Jonas
ISBN 9780980024289 (hardcover)
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