The Pantagruel Syndrome: T1 Turin Triennial Threemuseums

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The title of the catalogue takes its inspiration from the French writer Francois Rabelais' character Pantagruel, the grotesque protagonist at the limits of absurdity. Here Pantagruel is a metaphor for contemporary society--characterized by a tension toward change and a healthy desire for knowledge, on the one hand, and fragility and fear on the other. Featuring works by 75 young artists as well as an in-depth section that pays homage to two mid-career artists--Takashi Murakami and Doris Salcedo--the volume explores this ...

The Pantagruel Syndrome: T1 Turin Triennial Threemuseums 2006, Skira - Berenice

ISBN-13: 9788876246319

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