Item description for Francis Alys: Blue Orange 2004 (Art Catalogue) by Francis Alys...
In 2004, the highest endowed all-European art prize, blueOrange, was awarded to Francis Als for his newest sound-image projection, Blue Orange 2004--which focused on the phenomenon of time. Also documented here are the artist's recent works, among them 90 small oil paintings on wood entitled Le Temps du Sommeil. Als works in various media such as performance, drawing, photo sequences, video, as well as figurative painting.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.58" Width: 8.43" Height: 0.39" Weight: 0.88 lbs.
Release Date Mar 15, 2005
Publisher Walther Konig
ISBN 3883758663 ISBN13 9783883758664
Availability 0 units.
More About Francis Alys
Francis Alys was born in Antwerp, Belgium, in 1959. Trained as an architect, Alys moved to Mexico in 1986 and within a few years began to work as a visual artist. Known initially for his paintings, Alys has also become a highly regarded video artist, interventionist and performance artist. His work received a great deal of attention in 2002, when he staged a ceremonial procession commemorating The Museum of Modern Art's move from midtown Manhattan to its temporary home in Long Island City, Queens. Alys has also exhibited work in group exhibitions at The Hayward Gallery, London, the Walker Art Center, Minneapolis and P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center, New York.