Dancing with Myself

Author(s): Martin Bethenod; Florian Ebner; Anna Fricke


Dancing with Myself is a wild jig through the art of the last fifty years, in which the dancers are the artists themselves.

Dancing with Myself investigates the elemental importance of self-representation in art from the 1970s to the present day and the role of the artist as protagonist and subject of the work.

Through a wide variety of artistic practices and artists (from Claude Cahun to LaToya Ruby Frazier, from Gilbert & George to Cindy Sherman, and from Alighiero Boetti to Maurizio Cattelan) coming from different cultures and backgrounds, generations and experiences, it reflects on the contrast between different approaches: melancholy and vanity, ironic games played with identity and political autobiography, existential rumination and the body as sculpture, effigy or fragment, and its symbolical representation.


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General Fields

  • : 9788831729048
  • : Marsilio Editori spa
  • : Marsilio Editori spa
  • : September 2018
  • : --- length: - '9.75' width: - '7.875' units: - Inches
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Hardback
  • : Martin Bethenod; Florian Ebner; Anna Fricke
  • : 360