Los Carpinteros
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About the Book
This catalog presents the exhibition Drama Turquesa by Los Carpinteros, the collective formed by Cuban artists Marco Castillo and Dagoberto RodrAA-guez. They address social issues and critique consumer culture through everyday objects marked by a formal and unsettling ambiguity. Drama Turquesa's leitmotif has its roots in a piece entitled Derrame Turquesa, from the series Derrames, which is comprised of objects "which have apparently been exposed to high temperatures or deformation, which has caused them to melt." They use highly-symbolic Cuban elements--congas, drums, kerosene lamps--which melt and are reduced to a liquid stain on the floor.The catalogue also includes a story by Cuban novelist and journalist Leonardo Padura Fuentes, entitled La muerte feliz de Alborada Almanza (Alborada Almanza's Happy Death).
Book Details
ISBN-13: 9780956433916
EAN: 9780956433916
Publisher Date: 01 Jul 2010
Binding: PAPERBACK
Continuations: English
Edition: Bilingual
Language: English
Series Title: English
Sub Title: Drama Turquesa
Width: 175 mm
ISBN-10: 095643391X
Publisher: Ivory Pr
Acedemic Level: English
Book Type: English
Depth: 13
Height: 256 mm
No of Pages: 166
Spine Width: 10 mm
Weight: 408.60 gr
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