Coverbild Liquid Sculpture
Liquid Sculpture
The Public Art of Cristina Iglesias
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Contributions: Brian Dillon, James Lingwood, Michael Newman, Jane Rendell, Andrea Schlieker, Iwona Blazwick, Estrella de Diego, João Manuel Fernandes, Luis Fernández-Galiano Ruiz, Lynne Cooke, Richard Noble, Jane Withers, T. J. Demos, Octavio Aburto, Andrew Benjamin, Exequiel Ezcurra, Russell Ferguson
Graphic Design: Stuart Smith
Edited by: Iwona Blazwick, Richard Noble
Artist: Cristina Iglesias
April 2021 , 280 Pages, 269 Ills.
298mm x 252mm
ISBN: 978-3-7757-4823-0
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| Public Art and Society Today
Can a sculpture be a river? Can contemporary art unite conflicting systems of belief? Do other species appreciate culture? And can public art revive communities and ecosystems? Cristina Iglesias’ horizontal fountains, submerged rooms and tropical mazes bring together language, architecture and botany to create immersive spaces of contemplation. In this publication an international roster of curators, art critics, philosophers, architects and scientists discuss the social and ecological potential of art in urban and rural space.

This book is also available in Spanish/Basque.

Spanish artist CRISTINA IGLESIAS (*1956) creates profound spaces of the imagination. Renowned for her sculptures woven, cast or constructed from metal, wood and alabaster, Iglesias also creates outdoor structures and installations using water. Her work can be found in inner cities or remote islands, as a site of pilgrimage for humans or as a habitat for animals.
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