Addresses the state of art and film as explored by artists living and/or working in New York. This collection of artists' interviews, film synopses and essays investigates the relevance of post-war artworks to contemporary artistic statements. The films about New York range from the silent era through investigations of post 9/11 realities.
A vivid collection of artists' interviews - full page vivid photos with artist bios - also nice gift book. Edited by Shaheen Merali.
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Merali, Shaheen - Editor
360 pp, Color and B/W Illustrations, Maps
Saqi Books, Beirut, 2008
17 x 24 cm
American Art - New York - 20-21 Centuries - Exhibition
Key works by artists and filmmakers-from Marcel Duchamp to Fred Wilson, from Martin Scorsese to Mira Nair-are interwoven to present a coherent picture of the New York contemporary art world.
About the Editor: Shaheen Merali is head of the department of visual arts at the House of World Culture in Berlin. He has exhibited internationally, at such spaces as the Bronx Museum and the Queens Museum, New York.