By Nicholas Whybrow
In exploring how artistic endeavors current themselves as a way through which to navigate and plot town for a writing interlocutor, Nicolas Whybrow discusses assorted examples, representing 3 key glossy modalities of city arts perform. the 1st, strolling, contains works by way of Richard Wentworth, Francis Alys, Mark Wallinger and others. the second one, play, comprises paintings via Antony Gormley, Mark Quinn and Carsten Holler. The 3rd, cultural reminiscence, Whybrow addresses in the course of the arguable city holocaust memorial websites of Peter Eisenman’s memorial in Berlin and Rachel Whiteread’s in Vienna.
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