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Heretics: The Transcendent and the Profane in Contemporary Art [Paperback]

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Focusing on concepts of spirituality, Heretics looks at themes such as the contrast between good and evil, sacredness, and the relationship between eroticism, sex, and death in the production of forty contemporary artists, including Marina Abramovic, Nobuyoshi Araki, Vanessa Beecroft, Robert Mapplethorpe, Paul McCarthy, and Joel-Peter Witkin. This richly illustrated anthology includes critical essays by prominent philosophers, anthropologists, and art historians such as Gore Vidal, Faye Waddleton, Jean Baudrillard, Arthur C. Danto, Vito Mancuso, Michel Maffesoli, Pierre Riches, Julien Ries, Arturo Schwarz, and others.
Demetrio Paparoni is an art critic and curator. He is the founder of the magazine Tema Celeste and author of several art books including the recently published Timothy Greenfield-Sanders: Face to Face (Skira 2006).

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Pages   264
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 8.19" Width: 5.98" Height: 0.63"
Weight:   1.46 lbs.
Binding  Softcover
Release Date   Oct 9, 2007
Publisher   Skira
ISBN  8861300693  
ISBN13  9788861300699  

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More About Demetrio Paparoni

Register your artisan biography and upload your photo! Gianni Mercurio, curator and writer, lives and works in Rome. He is the author of The Andy Warhol Show (2004), The Keith Haring Show (2005), and The Jean-Michel Basquiat Show (2006) published by Skira. Demetrio Paparoni founded the contemporary art magazine Tema Celeste in 1983, acting as its editor-in-chief until 2000. He teaches the history of contemporary art at the Faculty of Architecture at the University of Catania.

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