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Nickas, Robert. 


A collection of Bob Nickas’ writings.

Robert Nickas is a critic, freelance curator, and editor of the Index magazine (New York). He is also one of the free spirits who were nurtured by the libertarian punk slogan “do it yourself”. In this collection, covering twenty years of activity, Nickas combines humour with intellectual rigor, as well as a reliable historical memory to broach works of personalities as diverse as Maurizio Cattelan, Felix Gonzalez-Torres, Cady Noland, John Miller, Haim Steinbach or Andy Warhol, by way of David Cronenberg, Melvins, Père Ubu and numerous others, also slipping in untimely observations on the alleged death of painting, the “Golden 80s” of New York art world, and the role of the exhibition curator.

Dijon: Les Presses du Réel, 2000. First edition. 8vo (21 × 15 cm). Paperback. Texts in English. Wrappers. Glue bound. Illustrated in b/w throughout. Condition: Fine. Item ID: 1584.

Subjects:Art,Critical Theory

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