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David Diao - Painting and Document

David Diao - Publisher Mare & Martin - Ouvrage broché - 273 pages - Text in Bilingue Français / English - Published in 2021

A major figure in Conceptual Abstraction, David Diao questions the uses and institutions of the art world. Archival documents, photographs, lists, sales figures, biographies, artistic careers - including his own - disrupt our approach to painting.

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Model 9791092054798
Artist David Diao
Author Stéphane Mroczkowski, Alexandra Pignol
Publisher Mare & Martin
Format Ouvrage broché
Number of pages 273
Language Bilingue Français / English
Dimensions 210 x 150
Published 2021
Museum Musée d'art moderne et contemporain de Strasbourg

Reproduced on a very elaborate monochrome background, the documents have an informative value as well as an aesthetic value.

Diao gives painting an effective conceptual dimension: focused on information and content. And while he gives a central role to information, he also affirms the irreducible presence of painting, which makes the role of documents more complex to define, as the essays in this book show.

This book is taken from the conferences of the international colloquium "Painting and document: David Diao" which was held in 2014 in Strasbourg. With texts by Hélène Chouteau-Matikian, Michael Corris, Felix Gmelin, Catherine Grout, James Harithas, Jean-Marc Huitorel, Marjolaine Lévy, Joseph Masheck, Stéphane Mroczkowski & Alexandra Pignol, Marshall N. Price, Ramon Tio-Bellido, Hiram To , Marjorie Welish

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