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Liliana Porter and the Art of Simulation
Language: en
Pages: 184
Authors: Florencia Bazzano-Nelson
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Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-07-05 - Publisher: Routledge

Visually appealing, conceptually startling, and intellectually engaging-these phrases aptly describe the art of Liliana Porter. Florencia Bazzano-Nelson's study focuses on the principal theme in the Argentine-born artist's work since the 1970s: her playful but subversive dismantling of the limits that separate everyday reality from the world of illusion and simulacra.
A Mickey Mouse Reader
Language: en
Pages: 430
Authors: Garry Apgar
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-09-30 - Publisher: Univ. Press of Mississippi

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Museum Studies
Language: en
Pages: 655
Authors: Bettina Messias Carbonell
Categories: Art
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Authors: Amy K. Levin
Categories: Art
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