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Sean Landers / Landers, Sean., 2004

Identifier: CC-43887-45989

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Scope and Contents

Book Description (Amazon): Since the early 1990s, Sean Landers has made some of the most fascinating and repeatedly irritating art in circulation. The polar opposites of tormented self-doubt and endless self-aggrandizement run like threads through the artist's practice, as do several masks of failure that Landers uses as a strategy to preserve himself from impending loser-status. As the artist puts it, "My original idea was to make conceptual art entertaining, sloppy, emotional, human, and funny. Over the years I got so far out on this conceptual limb that I went around full circle until I was a traditional artist again. I tried to be ironic about it but eventually became sincere. Now I'm a happy victim of my own charade." This monograph presents an overview of Lander's oeuvre and includes works from 1992 to the present. Edited by Beatrix Ruf. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.


  • Creation: 2004



0 See container summary (1 soft cover book (159 pages)) : color illustrations ; 29.5 x 23.8 x 1.5 cm

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

Physical Location

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Custodial History

The Sackner Archive of Concrete and Visual Poetry, on loan from Ruth and Marvin A. Sackner and the Sackner Family Partnership.


Published: Zurich, Switzerland : Kunsthalle Zurich. Nationality of creator: American. General: Added by: RUTH; updated by: MARVIN.

Repository Details

Part of the The Ruth and Marvin Sackner Archive of Concrete and Visual Poetry Repository

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