James Lee Byars: I Give You Genius

James Lee Byars: I Give You Genius
Author: Claudio Abate
Publisher: Verlag der Buchhandlung Walther König
Language: English, German
Pages: 112
Size: 23 x 32 cm
Weight: 1.0840 kg
Binding: Hardcover
ISBN: 9783863350161
Availability: In stock
Price: €38.00
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The catalog shows objects and room installations by the concept and performance artist James Lee Byars. The photographer Claudio Abate proves to be a congenial observer, who subtly senses the idea in the architecture of the exhibition space, follows the lines of perfect axes and photographically implements the dialogue between space and work of art. The formal canon of Byars' sculptures envisages cubes, spheres, cylinders, pyramids and stars, which have symbolic value. Materials and colors, especially white marble, velvet, black and red, should also emphasize the semantic level. With the "gold ground", Byars connected the untouchable, the absolute or the spiritual, which visually exaggerated the perfect shape, the sphere. In the playful exchange of interior and exterior architecture, which is based on a strict choreography of visual, Is due to axes and reflections, the sculptures by James Lee Byars underline "the perfect axis" of the artistic composition of the grounds of Benrath Palace and Park.