9781889307213

Bruce Conner: The Afternoon Interviews

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  • ISBN13:

    9781889307213

  • ISBN10:

    1889307211

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 3/14/2017
  • Publisher: Re-Search Pubns

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Summary

From the late '70s to 2005, V. Vale interviewed Bruce Conner by telephone and in person mostly in the afternoons. Spontaneous yet insightful in his conversation, Conner is revealed as an innovative improvisatory artist whose goal in life seemed to be freedom and the transcendence of hidebound careerist conformity in all its bureaucratic manifestations. Therefore he created art that annihilated boundaries, categories and predictability. These interviews have never been transcribed and made public, until now. Bruce Conner: The Afternoon Interviews includes a revelatory introduction by art curator, writer and philosopher Natasha Boas. Boas positions Conner as a key artist of the late 20th- to early 21st-century, profiling Conner as a surprising role model for today's emergent and future artists.

Author Biography

V. Vale is a popular-culture investigator as recognized by The New York Times, NPR and other major dispersers of culture and "the news." He has been self-publishing for 40 years and now is a talk-show host on The Counter Culture Hour in San Francisco.

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