True Stories: A Show Related to an Era - The Eighties
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As the Cold War drew towards its tumultuous close, artists in the United States and Germany responded in ways direct and indirect to the shifting order happening under their feet. This volume, published on the occasion of a group show at Galerie Max Hetzler, travels between the centers of art in America and German-speaking Europe: Los Angeles and New York, Cologne and Vienna.As these cities, at the center of the world's realignment of values and politics, conversed with each other, it became apparent that their artistic rebellion was poised to overthrow the aesthetics of the past for a new freedom of idiosyncratic approaches. Artists featured include sa Genzken, Felix Gonzalez-Torrez, Mike Kelley, Martin Kippenberger, Jeff Koons, Zoe Leonard, Albert Oehlen, Richard Prince, Julian Schnabel, Cindy Sherman, Thomas Struth, Rosemarie Trockel, Franz West and Christopher Wool
ISBN 9783947127115. Holzwarth Publications.