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BIOS : Konzepte des Lebens in der zeitgenössischen Skulptur = Concepts of life in contemporary sculpture /
herausgegeben von Marc Wellmann für das Georg-Kolbe-Museum, Berlin ; Autoren in Katalogteil, Juliane Kobelius, Marc Wellmann, Anna Wenzel-Lent ; Übersetzungen aus dem Deutschen, Christopher Mühlenberg, Michael Wetzel.
imprint
Köln : Wienand, 2012, c2012
description
120 p. : chiefly col. ill. ; 23 x 25 cm
ISBN
3868321225 (hd. bd.), 9783868321227 (hd. bd.)
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imprint
Köln : Wienand, 2012, c2012
isbn
3868321225 (hd. bd.)
9783868321227 (hd. bd.)
general note
Artists: Brandon Ballengée, Peter Buggenhout, Lee Bul, Mark Dion, Brad Downey, Thomas Feuerstein, Tue Greenfort, Eli Gur Arie, Patricia Piccinini, Donato Piccolo, Gerda Steiner & Jörg Lenzlinger, Günter Weseler, David Zink Yi.
Published on the occasion of an exhibition held at Georg-Kolbe-Museum, Berlin, August 26 - November 11, 2012.
language note
Parallel text in German and English.
catalogue key
9766346
 
Includes bibliographical references.
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Raising existential questions and exploring themes of fascination and repulsion, this generously illustrated volume provides an insightful look into a world where living creatures can be molded in virtually unrestricted ways through genetic manipulation and biotechnology. A young girl completely covered with hair, deformed stuffed animals, and human animal hybrids are presented among other unsettling sculptures and installations in this collection.

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