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Queues, Rendezvous, Riots: Questioning the Public in Art and Architecture [Hardcover]

George Baird , Mark Lewis

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Book Description

June 16 1994
What do you do with the civic monuments, commemorative sculptures and public art of fallen regimes? How do artworks and buildings function when they embrace notions of “the public” that no longer prevail? What could public art be today? This anthology, edited by Toronto architect George Baird and Vancouver artist Mark Lewis, offers a strategic exploration of these questions and many others raised by the tension of changing political times. Essays by renowned theorists illuminate the ways in which symbols of “the public” serve specific historical and philosophical movements.

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  • Hardcover: 167 pages
  • Publisher: Walter Phillips Gallery; 1 edition (June 16 1994)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0920159729
  • ISBN-13: 978-0920159729
  • Product Dimensions: 24 x 21 x 2 cm
  • Shipping Weight: 826 g
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #1,930,891 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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About the Author

George Baird is an architect and architectural theorist who has been working in Canada, the United States and Europe since 1968. He is a partner in the Toronto firm of Baird/Sampson Architects which has recently completed Toronto’s award-winning Bay Adelaide Park. Baird is Professor of Architecture at Harvard University, the co-editor with Charles Jencks of Meaning in Architecture (1969), and author of Alvar Aalto (1970) and The Space of Appearance (1994). He has taught at other major institutions in Canada, Europe and the United States and lectured extensively throughout the world. His critical and theoretical writings have appeared in many journals.

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