Absolute Wilson : the biography / Katharina Otto-Bernstein.

by Otto-Bernstein, KatharinaLooking glass.

Publisher: Munich ; Prestel, 2006.Description: 270 pages : illustrations (some colour), portraits ; 32 cm.ISBN: 3791334506; 9783791334509.Subject(s): Wilson, Robert, 1941- -- Criticism and interpretation | Installations (Art) -- United StatesLooking glassNote: Includes bibliographic references (page 258) and filmography.
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Short loan Central Saint Martins
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Printed books 792.023 WIL (Browse shelf (Opens below)) Available 54005929
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:

Traces the avant-garde artist, sculptor and set designer, Robert Wilson to his studio, looking at his creative processes and unconventional techniques.

Includes bibliographic references (page 258) and filmography.

Table of contents provided by Syndetics

  • Part 1
  • Chapter 1 God's Country-Texas (p. 16)
  • Chapter 2 New York (p. 37)
  • Chapter 3 The Byrd Hoffman School of Byrds (p. 50)
  • Part 2
  • Chapter 4 The Birth of the Silent Opera (p. 64)
  • Chapter 5 Deafman Glance (p. 79)
  • Chapter 6 Ka Mountain and Guardenia Terrace (p. 94)
  • Chapter 7 The Life and Times of Joseph Stalin (p. 110)
  • Part 3
  • Chapter 8 A Letter for Queen Victoria (p. 126)
  • Chapter 9 Einstein on the Beach (p. 144)
  • Chapter 10 Chamber Pieces and Death, Destruction & Detroit (p. 160)
  • Chapter 11 A Tree is Best Measured When it is Down-the Civil warS (p. 172)
  • Part 4
  • Chapter 12 A Man for All Seasons (p. 196)
  • Chapter 13 Work is Life (p. 228)
  • Chapter 14 A Mecca for the Arts-the Watermill Center (p. 246)
  • Appendices
  • Acknowledgements (p. 256)
  • Notes (p. 257)
  • Bibliography (p. 258)
  • Theater Works (p. 259)
  • Film and Video Works (p. 264)
  • Solo Exhibitions and Installations (p. 265)
  • Selected Group Exhibitions (p. 267)
  • Works in Public Collections (p. 268)
  • Affiliations (p. 268)
  • Awards and Honors (p. 269)
  • Fellowships (p. 269)
  • Photographic Credits (p. 270)

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