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Francis Alÿs. The Last Clown

Authors : Francis Alÿs, Louise Déry, Cuauhtémoc Medina and Michèle Thériault

2000, 88 p., softcover
Col. ill., 13,5 x 20,5 cm
© Francis Alÿs, the authors and Galerie de l’UQAM,
ISBN 2-89276-188-3
$25 - OUT OF PRINT

The book is an introduction to the artistic process of Francis Alÿs and presents the preparatory work for The Last Clown, first exhibited at Galerie de l’UQAMfrom March 3 to April 8, 2000. It includes sketches, drawings and paintings, along with an essay by curator Michèle Thériault. The author situates Alÿs’ Last Clown exhibition within the context of his previous works based on walking through the city. She draws attention to the paradoxical nature of an art practice explicitly concerned with the relationship between art and everyday life.

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