Gothic: Transmutations of Horror in Late Twentieth Century Art

Gothic: Transmutations of Horror in Late Twentieth Century Art

Grunenberg, Christoph

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Place Published: Boston, Cambridge, and London
Publisher: The Institute of Contemporary Art; The MIT Press
Date Published: 1997
Edition: First MIT Press edition
Binding: Hardcover
Condition: Near fine
ISBN: 0262071843
Book Id: 48478

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Small quarto [25 cm] Black cloth over boards. In a dust jacket, with mild rubbing to the surface and light edge wear.

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From the dust jacket- "Taking its starting point and title from the Gothic novel, this book investigates the full-blown revival of a Gothic sensibility in contemporary art; in American and British fiction labeled the 'New Gothic;' in film with its long tradition of horror; and in video, music, fashion, design and underground culture. Gothic accompanies an exhibition at The Institute of Contemporary Art, including twenty-three artists who produce horror as well as amazement through often repulsive, fragmented and contorted forms."