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Carlos Bunga: The Architecture of Life: Environments, Sculptures, Paintings, Drawings and Films by Iwona Blazwick

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Publisher : POLÍGRAFA
Binding : Hardcover
Pages : 176
Publication Date : 3/10/2020
Condition : BRAND NEW
Architecture povera: the humble and immersive structures of Carlos Bunga The first monograph on Portugese artist Carlos Bunga (born 1976) presents over a decade of his fantastical sculptural and painterly structures. Bunga uses only cardboard and paint to create immersive installations, furniture-like sculptures and paintings. The Architecture of Life surveys the artist’s sculptures, paintings, films, performances and installations from throughout his career, including the major new works created for his exhibition at the Museum of Art, Architecture, And Technology (MAAT) and Fundação Carmona e Costa in Lisbon.Whether he is using recycled materials or demolishing his own works, Bunga consistently pursues cycles of construction and destruction, and as a result explores the relationship of a space to its history and the inherent contradiction of the simultaneous impermanence and permanence of art.This volume features some of the artist’s own reflections on his work and writing from various art critics, writers and curators.