Item description for Joan Jonas: Five Works by Joan Jonas...
Thankfully, Five Works, presents a much broader look at the American artist's oeuvre than its name suggests. This first major exhibition of Jonas's work in a New York museum includes a selection of the artist's works in installation and video, drawings, photographs, and sketchbooks. Curated by Valerie Smith, QMA Director of Exhibitions, the show brings together five key works (aha!) from Jonas's career including Organic Honey's Visual Telepathy, Organic Honey: Vertical Roll (1972-1994), The Juniper Tree (1976-1978), Volcano Saga (1985-1994), Revolted by the thought of known places . . . (1992-2003), and Lines in the Sand (2002) . Also included are her portable My New Theater series (1997-1999), drawings, and sketches. All of the works in the exhibition are presented in color and this catalogue which also includes an interview with Jonas and poet/scholars Susan Howe and Jeanne Heuving.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 0.75" Width: 10.25" Height: 8.5" Weight: 1.6 lbs.
Release Date Jul 15, 2005
Publisher Queens Museum of Art
ISBN 1929641036 ISBN13 9781929641031
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More About Joan Jonas
Joan Jonas was born in 1936 in New York, where she currently lives and works. She received an M.F.A. in Sculpture from Columbia University, New York, in 1965. Her first performance retrospective was at the Stedelijk van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven (1979) and her first US retrospective was at the University Art Museum, Berkeley (1980) (Van Abbe Museum, Eindhoven, 1981). She has exhibited at The Museum of Modern Art, New York; the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; The Institute of the Contemporary Art, Boston, MA; The Kitchen, New York, and Pat Hearn Gallery, New York. Jonas has had major retrospectives at the Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam (1994), and Galerie der Stadt, Stuttgart, Germany (2000), and was represented in Documenta 11, Kassel, Germany (2002).