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Anthony Goicolea [Hardcover]

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Anthony Goicolea by Anthony Goicolea

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Pages   160
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 1" Width: 12.75" Height: 8.75"
Weight:   3.45 lbs.
Binding  Hardcover
Publisher   Twin Palms Publishers
ISBN  1931885117  
ISBN13  9781931885119  

Availability  4 units.
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1Books > Subjects > Arts & Photography > Photography > Collections, Catalogues & Exhibitions
2Books > Subjects > Arts & Photography > Photography > General
3Books > Subjects > Arts & Photography > Photography > Photo Essays
4Books > Subjects > Arts & Photography > Photography > Photographers, A-Z > General
5Books > Subjects > Arts & Photography > Photography > Portraits

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Exponential Alter Egos!  Feb 16, 2005
ANTHONY GOICOLEA makes art that is as much about beautiful photographic compositions as it is about the investigation of pubertal psyches. Using himself as model, Goicolea creates moments frozen by his camera to create Renaissance-like staged retablos that deal with the childlike approaches to adult dilemmas and situations. There are pranks, there are episodes of bad behavior, there are surprisingly tender moments of self-exploration. The artist's imagination is fertile and his ability to create these pictures by manipulating his own physical presence is a bit mind boggling! But the overall effect is fun and thoughtful and never cloying. How he is able to do all of this is another bit of magic beyond the resultant fine photographs. A beautiful book for the art lover's collection. Grady Harp, February 2005
A great book--but Amazon doesn't have it  Jul 30, 2004
This is a great book at a great price--the only problem being that this site doesn't actually have any to sell. I ordered this book in June (when the site offered shipping in 24-48 hours) and in their latest email they have pushed the delivery date to mid September. A phone call to customer service revealed they actually have no idea when or if they can get this book. I've had this problem before trying to order art books published in limited editions from this site. They'll never admit they won't ship something, so if you don't get your order quickly, I advise you to cancel and go to another source. They will never have this book in stock. You can however, still get it from the publisher, just not at this site's low price.
Vignettes of Pubertal Narcissism Starring Sex and Aggression  Feb 18, 2004
To open an art mag is to see so much art. Our world has become more and more visual in the last 20 years: MTV, Industrial Light & Magic, flashy product design... So little actually can be called arresting. Flipping through magazines, Anthony Goicolea's work actually caught my attention in the riot of color that is our modern world. Its themes are strangely diffuse but all very relevant: Our growing interest in male adolescent sexuality and aggression, our nervous anticipation of human cloning, our need to find the last taboo standing.

Goicolea's work is photomontage in which the 20something artist dresses and poses in such a way as to seem 13-15 years old. Usually, his photographs contain multiple images of himself as an early adolescent interacting with each other to produce the effect of a gaggle of boys doing boyish things. These might be anything: bullying, bare-knuckles fighting, masturbation, receiving Holy Communion, playing a prank, engaging in sport.

The photos are highly stylized, slick and beautiful. They appear a bit like movie stills of a film never made. It adds to their mystique that we are forced to fill in narrative around them. It is interesting the artist chooses to focus on early male adolescence, a time of isolation and transgression. The photos then are cool and distant while hinting at a roil of desire.

With his interchangable and narcissistic boy-clones/septuplets, Goicolea makes a statement about the closed world of the pubertal boy. His secret wants, his bewildering changes are kept to himself. The viewer looks on voyeuristically, never to truly enter the sexually febrile, wildly imaginative, wolfishly violent mind of our subject and his Doppelgangers.

insane  Feb 7, 2004
off-the-hook beautiful. dark, satyrical, amazing and original
storytelling - painstaking composition,staging. an eye for
stark, whimsical truth.

highly recommended...


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