Visual Art, 1951-1993: The Michael Snow Project by Dennis Reid, Philip Monk & Louise Dompierre

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Visual Art, 1951-1993: The Michael Snow Project

Exploring Plane and Contour: The Drawing, Painting, Collage, Foldage, Photo-Work, Sculpture and Film of Michael Snow from 1951 to 1967 by Dennis Reid

Around Wavelength: The Sculpture, Film and Photo-Work of Michael Snow from 1967-1969 by Philip Monk

Embodied Vision: The Painting, Sculpture, Photo-Work, Sound Installation, Music, Holographic Work, Films and Books of Michael Snow form 1970 to 1993 by Louise Dompierre

8vo. pp. 524. illustrations. bibliography. paperback wrs. Toronto: The Art Gallery of Ontario in association with The Power Plant & Alfred A. Knopf Canada, [1994].


ISBN-10: 0394280539 / ISBN-13: 9780394280530


Besides being one of Canada's most celebrated visual artists, Michael Snow is one of the premier experimental filmmakers of his time. Working within the realm of the "avant-garde," his cinematic work has influenced filmmakers as diverse as Wim Wenders, Derek Jarman, Peter Greenaway, Atom Egoyan and Martin Scorcese. Snow's "Wavelength" is one of the seminal works of cinema's avant-garde. Presence and Absence is certain to become the standard work on the films of Michael Snow. With contributions by film scholars, artists and curators, this generously illustrated volume is the most comprehensive study of Snow's films to date, and includes enlightening essays, anecdotal pieces, an annotated bibliography and filmography.