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Vito Acconci

Vito Acconci

Vito Acconci

photographic works 1969-1970.

by Vito Acconci

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Published by Rhona Hoffman Gallery, Brooke Alexander in [Chicago, New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Published for the exhibitions held at the Rhona Hoffman Gallery, Chicago, Illinois, January8-February 6, 1988; Brooke Alexander, New York, New York, February 6-March 5, 1988 in collaboration with the Galerie Eric Franck, Geneva.

ContributionsRhona Hoffman Gallery., Brooke Alexander, Inc., Galerie Eric Franck.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13913514M

Best known for his controversial Body Art of the s and ’70s, Vito Acconci has led a diverse career, one that has taken him from poetry through performance, video work to architecture. In Acconci’s subversive and highly physical performances, the artist was known to bite himself, burn off his body hair, and masturbate under a wooden ramp in a gallery while fantasizing through a Brand: Vito Acconci. Acconci is still working but now makes far more social and responsible kinds of art. Subject: See Through is a five-minute Super 8 film in which Acconci boxes with his own reflection in a mirror.

In January Vito Acconci was a visiting professor at Middlebury College. Concurrently, he completed Way Station I (Study Chamber), which was his first permanent installation. The work was criticized and eventually set on fire and destroyed in Vito Acconci moved from performance artist to architectural designer. The New York Times Features Vito Acconci in Advance of MoMA PS1 Retrospective By Harriet Staff The New York Times talked for months with Vito Acconci, and today we reap the reward.

  Conceptual artist Vito Acconci is known for his work in performance and video art. Craig Dworkin, Professor in the English Department at the University of Utah, is the author of Reading the Illegible and the editor of Language to Cover a Page: The Early Writings of Vito Acconci /5(23). Seedbed is a performance piece first performed by Vito Acconci on 15–29 January at Sonnabend Gallery in New York City.. In the piece, there is a low wooden ramp merging with the floor. The ramp extends across the width of the room, beginning two feet up the side of one wall and slanting down to the middle of the floor.


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Vito Acconci has 30 books on Goodreads with ratings. Vito Acconci’s most popular book is How to See: Looking, Talking, and Thinking about Art.

Thus the book's contents come directly from Acconci's personal archives, and include his notes and documentations, plus photographs, where Vito Acconci book. An introduction by Gregory Volk provides historical context and addresses the issues of body art and performance still relevant today/5(2).

Books By Vito Acconci All Language to Cover a Page: The Early Writings of Vito Acconci (Writing Art) Mar 3, by Vito Acconci, Craig Dworkin Hardcover. Vito Acconci book $ $ 22 Vito Acconci by Kate Linker Hardcover. $   Open Book Vito Acconci By Merve Unsal The image of Vito Acconci's mouth becomes dehumanized.

The up-close image of his mouth, struggling to stay wide open while articulating words, becomes an object; it is hard to imagine this particular mouth being attached to a face. The repetition and the unnatural struggle create a divide between the mouth.

Barcelona: Ediciones Polígrafa, 1st Edition. Hardcover. First edition English, first printing. Hardcover. Paper-covered boards, and blue woven book mark sewn in; with photographically illustrated dust jacket.

Works and writings by Vito Acconci. Edited and introduction by Gloria Moure. Includes a biography, exhibition history and bibliography. pp., with four-color and black. Acconci's open mouth is framed by the camera in an extreme close-up, bringing the viewer uncomfortably close.

A desperate sense of strained urgency comes across as Acconci. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: pages: illustrations (chiefly color) ; 29 cm. Contents: Interview: Mark C. Taylor in correspondence with Vito Acconci --Survey: In private and public / Frazer Ward --Focus: The work of architecture in an age of nanotechnology / Jennifer Bloomer --Artist's choice: Last year at Marienbad (extract) / Alain Robbe.

- Artist's Writings - Vito Acconci's writings range from his early experimental poetry of the late s to his more recent cultural analyses of public art and architecture. - Chronology and Bibliography. Vito Acconci, excerpted from Vito Acconci: Writings, Works, Projects, published by Poligrafa.

Vito Acconci was born in the Bronx, New York, in Early performances like "Seedbed," in which he lay hidden under a gallery floor and masturbated audibly, changed the terms of performance and body art forever, and are still considered seminal.

Individuals: Post-Movement Art in America by David Askevold, Walter Abish, Vito Acconci, Robert Horvitz, Alvin Lucier, Nancy Wilson Kitchel, Bernadette Mayer, Adrian Piper, Laurie Anderson and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at   Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published.

Author of Vito Acconci, Think/leap/re-think/fall, Vito Hannibal Acconci studio, Vito Acconci: courtyard in the wind; exhibition of models, 0 to 9, Yves Tanguy and surrealism, Acconci. Pioneering conceptual artist Vito Acconci began his career as a poet. In the s, before beginning his work in performance and video art, Acconci studied at the Iowa Writers Workshop and published poems in journals and Poems and other texts from the s by a pioneering conceptual artist that show a continuity with his subsequent work in /5.

Vito Acconci Probably because I was obsessed with the Whole Earth Catalog. But even before that I loved Roget’s Thesaurus.

Those were the most important books of my life because they were books that weren’t just books – they were books of everything. They were a way to access the world, a way to access thinking about the world. Many of Vito Acconci's performance works are aggressive, controversial, disturbing, and often masochistic.

Whether he was biting himself to the point of drawing blood, or systematically removing the hair surrounding his navel using only his fingers, Vito challenged viewer's comfort level within a more inflammatory art environment. Vito Acconci: Diary of a Body Published by Charta.

Text by Gregory Volk, Vito Acconci. Between andVito Acconci's creative output was focused on body pieces and performances, many of them seminal works now firmly lodged in the art historical canon of the time. MoMA Contemporary Highlights: Works since from The Museum of Modern Art, New York by Vito Acconci, Chuck Close, Ellen Gallagher, Jeff Koons and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at 20 Jay Street # Brooklyn, NY () [email protected] In Open Book, Acconci's open mouth fills the screen.

Struggling to hold his mouth open, he attempts to talk to the viewer, intoning in an almost unintelligible voice: "I'm not closed, I'm open. Come in You can do anything with me." The controlled action is typical of the works in which Acconci sets up an implicit agreement to perform a specific act for the viewer.

Vito Acconci Quotes All Quotes (46) Writing (10) Art (9) Thinking (8) People (7) Kind (6) World (6) Architecture (5) Trying (4) Pages (3) Important (3) Space (3) Real (3).

Elise Archias’s new book, The Concrete Body: Yvonne Rainer, Carolee Schneemann, Vito Acconci, examines the s performance work of these three New York artists who adapted modernist approaches to form for the medium of the human body, finding parallels between the tactility of a drip of paint and a body’s reflexive movements.

In this excerpt from the book, she explores several. Book Art, Book Art/Book Arts, Book Arts, Design, Typography Chris McCabe, Ian Hamilton Finlay, Julie Johnstone, Sam Winston, Victoria Bean, Vito Acconci Bookmarking Book Art – Scott Hazard /01/07 /11/12 Books On Books Leave a comment.Vito Acconci and Craig Dworkin Poems and other texts from the s by a pioneering conceptual artist that show a continuity with his subsequent work in performance and video art.

Pioneering conceptual artist Vito Acconci began his career as a poet.Acconci modeled an emptied-out version of the democratic and pragmatic politics of 'bringing ideas to the table,'” writes Frazer Ward in our Acconci book, “in which the diving board that carried the meeting outside, as it were, perhaps promised only a dangerous plunge into brute reality, or, alternatively, a dive into action, a leap of.