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SILLMAN, Amy
Faux Pas. Selected Writings and Drawings

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A key figure in the New York art scene, Amy Sillman is renowned for her singular approach to painting and drawing. Her writings extend a practice that challenges traditions and theoretical frameworks with criticality and humor, and advocates subjectivity: she reevaluates Abstract Expressionism with a queer eye, explores the meanings of color and shape, and discusses in depth the work of other artists—from Delacroix to Maria Lassnig to Laura Owens. In Faux Pas, a collection of her most recent essays, alongside her cartoons and original drawings, art—as personal as it is political—is a practice that responds to today’s struggles.

“In these seventeen scintillating essays Amy Sillman excites, provokes ideas, plunders and aggravates language, detonates words with innovation, the way she does paint, pencil, color, line, stroke, mark, etc. She uniquely renders words to foreground pictures and picture-making, and builds avenues, pathways to lead to other ways of apprehending art.”
—from the foreword by Lynne Tillman

Edited by Charlotte Houette, François Lancien-Guilberteau, and Benjamin Thorel.
Foreword by Lynne Tillman. Extra drawings on the life of John Chamberlain by Michael Smith.

Published in collaboration with Gladstone Gallery and galerie Campoli Presti, and the support of the Centre National des Arts Plastiques.

12 x 18.5 cm / 4.75 x 7.25 in
256 pages; softcover; with 50 b/w illustrations
ISBN: 9782955948651

 

Published by After 8 Books, 2020
Design by Marco Caroti
Artists' Writings

Price: 20€

SILLMAN, Amy - Faux Pas. Selected Writings and Drawings

SILLMAN, Amy - Faux Pas. Selected Writings and Drawings

SILLMAN, Amy - Faux Pas. Selected Writings and Drawings

SILLMAN, Amy - Faux Pas. Selected Writings and Drawings

SILLMAN, Amy - Faux Pas. Selected Writings and Drawings

SILLMAN, Amy - Faux Pas. Selected Writings and Drawings