"Magic Show" demonstrates how artists adopt the perception-shifting tactics of theatrical magic to explore creative agency, the power of suggestion and the fragility of belief. This richly illustrated book contains essays on the intersections between art and magic by Jonathan Allen and Sally O'Reilly; texts on each of the 24 featured artists; new writing on the cultural history of magic by Simon During, Brigitte Felderer, Peter Lamont, Pierre Taillefer, Helen Varola and Marina Warner; a fold-out collation of texts and ...

Magic Show 2010, Hayward Publishing, London, England

ISBN-13: 9781853322815

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