Gary Carrion-Murayari

Nari Ward: We the People

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ISBN: 9780714879147
Author : Gary Carrion-Murayari
Published: 2019
Publisher: Phaidon press Limited
Number of pages: 224
Language: English
Format: Hardback
A critical examination of the work of one of the most significant and original sculptors and installation artists living today Jamaican-born Nari Ward is best known for his large-scale sculptures and installations, many of which are created from unexpected materials collected around his urban neighborhood. His incisive works frequently comment on issues surrounding race, poverty, consumerism, and diasporic identity in American culture. This book accompanies a major retrospective at the New Museum, highlighting his work from the early 1990s – including Amazing Grace (1993). This book is the latest in Phaidon’s collaborative publishing with the New Museum, following titles on Thomas Bayrle, Sarah Lucas, Raymond Pettibon, Pipilotti Rist, and Anri Sala.

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