Steve McQueen. Works 1993-2012
Okwui Enwezor, Jean Fisher, Georges Didi-Huberman, Steve McQueen
Laurenz Foundation & Schaulager, Basel, 2012
out of print
Steve McQueen is one of the most significant contemporary British artists. The catalog accompanying the largest exhibition to date of this artist’s work provides a detailed insight into his complex and unusual oeuvre. Installations, photographs, and film from every period of his artistic career are shown.
The largest exhibition catalogue to date of Steve McQueen’s work will provide a detailed insight into his complex and unusual oeuvre. Installations, photographs and film from every period of his artistic career will be shown. Steve McQueen’s early works are characterised by an experimental approach to cinematic history and the dynamic between black and white, particularly in the aesthetic of silent film, such as French avant garde film and American slapstick. This comprehensive collection explores the boundaries between the documentary and the narrative.