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Igor & Svetlana Kopystiansky Double fiction / Fiction double
Texts by Philippe-Alain Michaud and John G. Hanhardt.
published in April 2010
bilingual edition (English / French)
19 x 24 cm (softcover)
128 pages (color & b/w ill.)
€22.50 €16.00
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ISBN: 978-2-84066-374-4
EAN: 9782840663744
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This catalogue presents the emblematic videos and recent works by the duo, with contributions by Philippe-Alain Michaud (Chief Curator for the films at the Mnam Centre Pompidou) and John G. Hanhardt (Senior Curator for Media Arts, Smithsonian American Art Museum), as well as a complete biography.
Published on the occasion of the exhibition at musée d'art moderne de Saint-Etienne, from February to April 2010.
Igor and Svetlana Kopystiansky (born respectively 1954 and 1950) live and work in New York since 1988. They have participated in many Biennales: Venice (1988), Sydney (1992), Sao Paulo (1994), Istanbul (1995), Lyon (1997), Liverpool (1999), as well as Sculpture Project, Munster (1997) and Documenta 11 (2002), among others. Their works are presented in the following collections: MoMA, Whitney Museum of American Art and Metropolitan Museum, New York, Art Institute of Chicago, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington D.C., J. V. Zimmerli Museum of Art, New Brunswick, Tate Modern, London, Centre Pompidou, Paris, Musée d'Art Moderne de Saint-Etienne Métropole, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, Folkwang Museum in Essen, Ludwig Forum for International Art, Aachen, Museum für Moderne Kunst, Berlin, Museum für Moderne Kunst and Deutsche Bank collection, Frankfurt am Main, Museum of Modern Art, Vienna, Centre for Contemporary Art Luigi Pecci, Prato, Makao Museum, Beijing.