Jules De Balincourt

Jules De Balincourt

By: Richard Flood (author)Hardback

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One of the most exciting and intuitive painters of his generation, channeling a uniquely American perspective on our current moment. Jules de Balincourt burst onto the art scene in the early 2000s and has been a critical and commercial success since then. What curators and critics saw in the work was a painterly language that was as singular as it was insightful a faux-naif style to communicate highly developed and sophisticated ideas about the nature of government and communities, no doubt inspired by post 9/11 America as well as the artist s very unconventional upbringing in quasi-hippy communes of Southern California in the late 1970s. In this most comprehensive book on the artist s work accompanying a major mid-career retrospective, the entirety of the artist s oeuvre is considered. Layered throughout the book are Balincourt s many reference materials, everything from newspaper clippings to textiles from South America. In a comprehensive essay, Richard Flood addresses the various aspects of the artist's work."

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About Author

Bob Nickas is a critic and curator based in New York.Andrea K. Scott is a writer for the New Yorker. Eric Troncy is the co-director of Le Consortium, a contemporary art museum in Dijon, France.

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Product Details

  • publication date: 15/08/2013
  • ISBN13: 9780847839759
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 224
  • ID: 9780847839759
  • weight: 1656
  • ISBN10: 0847839753

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