Matthew Barney & Elizabeth Peyton: Blood of Two

Matthew Barney & Elizabeth Peyton: Blood of Two


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In June 2009, the Deste Foundation in Greece opened an impressive new project space: a converted slaughterhouse on the island of Hydra. Inaugurating the space, Matthew Barney and Elizabeth Peyton collaborated on a site-specific installation composed of sculptures, drawings and paintings--mostly themed around food and flesh--and devised a performative presentation of the collaboration by housing several of their works in a vitrine that was immersed 30 feet in the sea, and then raised by divers and borne to the project space during a twilight procession. This book records Barney and Peyton's collaboration with documentary photographs of the works and their facture, the island, the procession and installation.

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ISBN-13: 9789609931403
Publisher: Deste Foundation for Contemporary Art
Publication date: 12/31/2010
Edition description: Bilingual
Pages: 144
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.50(d)

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