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N’importe quoi
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  N’importe quoi
Text by Vincent Pécoil.

Graphic design: Olivier Huz.

Published with La salle de bains, Lyon.
published in 2009
French edition
17 x 23 cm (softcover)
112 pages (color ill.)
€17.00
ISBN: 978-2-84066-302-7
EAN: 9782840663027
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From a platitude about contemporary art, the catalogue N'importe quoi ("nonsense") presents a series of works by international artists in the style of a natural history museum collection: an examination of the conditions for the integration of a work into the field of art, and the relationships between art museum and zoological, comparative anatomy, paleontology galleries, etc.
Published for the eponymous exhibition at Musée d'Art Contemporain de Lyon, February 13th - April 19th, 2009.

Works by Richard Artschwager, B. Wurtz, Olivier Babin, John Baldessari, Iain Baxter, Philippe Cazal, Claude Closky, Gérard Collin-Thiebaut, Martin Creed, François Curlet, Eric Duyckaerts, Hans Peter Feldmann, Fischli & Weiss, Mark Handforth, Rachel Harrison, Bertrand Lavier, Tony Matelli, Paul McCarthy, Matthew McCaslin, Mathieu Mercier, John Miller, Olivier Mosset, Olaf Nicolai, Bruno Peinado, Mick Peter, Henrik Plenge Jakobsen, Torbjørn Rødland, Ugo Rondinone, Sylvain Rousseau, Peter Saul, Alain Séchas, Haim Steinbach, Jessica Stockholder, Joanne Tatham & Tom O'Sullivan, Wolfgang Tillmans, John Tremblay, Ida Tursic & Wilfried Mille, Lily van der Stokker, Xavier Veilhan, Fabio Viscogliosi, Kelley Walker, Lawrence Weiner, Franz West.