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Title The art and films of Lynn Hershman Leeson : secret agents, private I / edited by Meredith Tromble ; foreword by Robin Held
Published Berkeley : University of California Press, 2005


Description 1 online resource (xix, 229 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Contents Foreword : Hershmanlandia / Robin Held -- Introduction : Breaking the code / Howard N. Fox -- Private I : an investigator's timeline / Lynn Hershman -- Roberta Breitmore lives on / Amelia Jones -- Composing with images : Lynn Hershman's photography / Glenn Kurtz -- Conscientious objectification : Lynn Hershman's Paranoid mirror / Abigail Solomon-Godeau -- Media phantasmagoria / Jean Gagnon -- Lynn Hershman : the subject of autobiography / David E. James -- My other, my self : Lynn Hershman and the reinvention of the golem / B. Ruby Rich -- A cinema of intelligent agents : Conceiving Ada and Teknolust / Marsha Kinder -- Romancing the anti-body : lust and longing in (cyber)space / Lynn Hershman -- Animating the network / Steve Dietz -- Double talk : the counterstory of Lynn Hershman / Meredith Tromble
Summary Lynn Hershman Leeson's groundbreaking installation, performance, photography, video, digital, and film works have earned her an international reputation as a prodigious and innovative artist. This first historical and critical analysis of her work by prominent scholars and the artist herself brings nearly forty years of creative output into focus by tracking the development of her constant themes through each medium. The provocative essays in this volume, ranging from formal to theoretical to psychological to poetical analyses, establish her place at the forefront of contemporary art. Hershman
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Hershman-Leeson, Lynn, 1941- -- Criticism and interpretation
SUBJECT Hershman-Leeson, Lynn, 1941- fast
Subject ART -- Individual Artists -- Artists' Books.
ART -- Individual Artists -- Essays.
ART -- Individual Artists -- Monographs.
PERFORMING ARTS -- Film & Video -- General.
Genre/Form Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
Author Tromble, Meredith.
Hershman-Leeson, Lynn, 1941-
Henry Art Gallery.
ISBN 9780520937444