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Heribert C. Ottersbach : Erziehung zur Abstraktion : die Architekturbilder /
Herausgeber, Ralf Beil ; Texte von Ralf Beil ... [et al.] = Heribert C. Ottersbach : formation to abstraction : paintings on architecture / editor, Ralf Beil ; texts by Ralf Beil ... [et al.]
imprint
Ostfildern : Hatje Cantz ; Darmstadt : Mathildenhöhe Darmstadt, c2008
description
175 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 31 cm
ISBN
3775721754, 9783775721752
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imprint
Ostfildern : Hatje Cantz ; Darmstadt : Mathildenhöhe Darmstadt, c2008
isbn
3775721754
9783775721752
general note
Published on the occasion of an exhibition held May 11-Sept. 7, 2008 at the Mathildenhöhe Darmstadt.
language note
Text in German and English.
catalogue key
6837347
 
Includes bibliographical references (p. 169-171)
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Beginning with archival materials and his own photographs and drawings, German artist Heribert C. Ottersbach paints subjects--often architectural--that allow him to reevaluate Modernism. He calls his paintings "abstract, geometric figurations of a society disciplined by 'education.'"
Table of Contents
Toward a Psychology of the Artistp. 14
Politics of Spacesp. 26
Clinical Pictures of Modernism. Or: Architecture as a Litmus Test of Freedomp. 36
The Book of Disquiet, Fragment 132p. 54
Counter-Utopian Views. Reflections on the Work of Heribert C. Ottersbachp. 60
Stone Is More Stony Than It Used to Bep. 88
Upon the Ruins of History. Deconstruction as Creative Processp. 102
The Asylum: A Curing Machinep. 122
Blausteinp. 134
The Book of Disquiet, Fragment 342p. 152
List of Worksp. 158
Biography/Exhibitionsp. 165
Bibliographyp. 169
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