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Isabella Boorman

is a curator specializing in 20th-century art, based in the UK.

We are in Open Circuits: Writings by Nam June Paik

We Are in Open Circuits focuses on the writing practice of Korean American artist Nam June Paik (1932–2006), often referred to as the founder of video art. At over 400 pages, this book provides privileged access to Paik’s artwork plans, music scores, Fluxus instruction sheets, and handwritten and typewritten texts.

Patrick de Vries’s Alberto Giacometti and the Perception of Reality

A clear culmination of thorough and thought-provoking research into Giacometti’s personal letters and drawings, de Vries offers exciting archival discoveries. But the broad focus on differing topics and span of over four decades of the artist’s life prevents a deep investigation into these findings.


The Brooklyn Rail

SEPT 2023

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