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Imants Tillers

One World Many Visions

by Deborah Hart

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Published by National Gallery of Australia .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages136
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7625303M
ISBN 100642541507
ISBN 109780642541505

Get this from a library! Imants Tillers: one world many visions. [Imants Tillers; Deborah Hart; National Gallery of Australia.] -- Award-winner and unconventional artist, Tillers art career began when he helped Christo wrap up Little Bay in He became quite interested . Imants Tillers is an artist, writer and curator. He has exhibited extensively since the late s, and has represented Australia at significant international exhibitions including the Sao Paulo Biennial (), Documenta 7 (), and the Venice Biennale ().

An extensive bilingual book Imants Tillers. Journey to Nowhere accompanied the exhibition with contributions from Dr. art. Elita Ansone, Dr. Graham Coulter-Smith, Prof. Mark Ledbury, Dr. Ian McLean, and Imants Tillers himself. Born in Sydney in , Imants Tillers currently lives and works in Cooma, New South Wales. Imants USA is the sales organization for the Imants AG machinery in the USA. It is a cooperation between Imants BV (factory, the Netherlands) and Autrusa Inc. (United States) Imants is a Dutch company and is in business for more than years. More than years of experience in quality cultivation with an open mind for the future.

Imants Tillers is the child of Latvian refugees who arrived in Australia in , exiled from their homeland by war and political turmoil, part of the great post-war European diaspora. It is this experience of being displaced to a new land, isolated from cultural and personal histories, which has become a central component of Tillers’ work. Tillers's art received considerable international recognition in the s. In he was slected as the artist to represent Australia at the Venice Biennale. See details - Imants Tillers: One World, Many Visions by Deborah Hart.


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Imants Tillers by Deborah Hart Download PDF EPUB FB2

Imants Tillers is recognised as one of Australia's most intriguing and compelling artists. This monograph, the first major publication on his art, provides an overview of his career and a detailed introduction to the works he has produced sincecollectively known as the Book of Power.5/5(1).

Imants Tillers: One World Many Visions is a scholarly and lively account of Tillers's art and includes numerous works that are documented for the first time.

Included in the publication is an introduction to the background of his work in the s and to his remarkable Canvasboard System, in which he works on all canvasboard panels numbered from 1 to aro at the present : Hardcover.

This book covers Imants' immigration as a child with his family from Europe - (Croatia, I believe?), and goes right up to his latest exibitions.

Due to Tillers' almost obsessive-compulsive tendency to catalog each panel chronologically, and as such, there is a perfect record of the number of works he has completed, with illustrations of both alot of them and the processes of creating them 5/5(1).

This book examines the parallel yet highly original evolution of Australia's leading appropriationist, Imants Tillers. The author argues that whereas the New York school was predominantly based on the appropriation of mass media imagery, from onwards Tiller turned to the appropriation of fine art imagery.4/5(1).

Antipodean Currents: Ten Contemporary Artists from Australia (Gordon Bennett, Mutlu Cerkez, Tim Johnson, Felicia Kan, Simone Mangos, Tracey Moffatt, Mike Parr, Imants Tillers, Judy Watson, John Young) by White, Jennifer Knox, Ed.

and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at John Hurrell, 'A brief look at Gilgulim, the doctrine of metempsychosis, and other tenets of Lurianic Kabbalism, as revealed on p of Imants Tillers's Book of Power when that was displayed in Wellington inand in his earlier books Rendezvous with and.

Imants Tillers Nature Speaks: FU, synthetic polymer paint, gouache on 16 canvasboards, nos. x cm. Imants Tillers represented Australia at the São Paulo Art Biennial (), Documenta 7 () and the 42nd Venice Biennale (). Author has held solo shows at the Institute of Contemporary Art in London (), National Art Gallery in Wellington (), and National Gallery of Australia in Canberra ().

Imants Tillers (b. ) is a contemporary artist, writer and curator based in Australia. This online archive documents Tillers' canvasboard paintings, exhibition history, biography, and bibliography, and offers news updates and contact details. The conundrums of Barry William Hale’s book Legion A Grimoire are the conundrums of Imants Tillers’ now classic essay on appropriation, ‘Locality Fails’.

[1] They are the conundrums of sorcerers, magicians and masons in a secular age. Imants Tillers, is a Latvian Australian artist, curator and writer.

He lives and works in Cooma, New South Wales. Smaller figures drawn at the heart of the exploding bodies derive from an illustrated children’s book from Latvia, the homeland from which Tillers’ parents fled after World War II. The work contemplates the violent juxtaposition of one culture upon another, as well as the personal, social and political turmoil that such domination imposes upon present and future generations.

UW Mailbox Seattle, WA Fax: () Email: [email protected] Publisher for the University of Washington Member of the Association of University Presses. "Imants Tillers is recognised as one of Australia's most intriguing and compelling artists. This monograph, the first major publication on his art, provides an overview of his career and a detailed.

BIOGRAPHY. Imants Tillers is an artist, writer and curator. He has exhibited extensively since the late s and has represented Australia at significant international exhibitions such as the Venice Biennale (), Documenta 7 () and the São Paulo Bienal ().

Imants Tillers: One World Many Visions is a scholarly and lively account of Tillers's art and includes numerous works that are documented for the first time.

Included in the publication is an introduction to the background of his work in the s and to his remarkable Canvasboard System, in which he works on all canvasboard panels numbered Format: Hardcover.

Curnow commenced extensive research on the first in-depth study of Tillers’ art practice and five years later, inImants Tillers and the ‘Book of Power’ was published.

Academic Graham Coulter-Smith also began ten years of intense research for his PhD, culminating in a second monograph The postmodern art of Imants Tillers: appropriation ‘en abyme’ –   Imants Tillers was born in Sydney in of Latvian parents.

He graduated from the University of Sydney in with a Bachelor of Science in Architecture and the University Medal.

Initially interested in installation and conceptual art, he participated in several performances such as assisting Christo in "ewrappingi" Little Bay, Sydney in /5(1).

"Published on the occasion of the exhibition, Imants Tillersat the National Art Gallery's Shed 11 Wellington, 25 February-9th April Also at Govett-Brewster Gallery, New Plymouth, 13 May June "--Title page verso.

Imants Tillers is one of Australia’s foremost contemporary painters whose practice spans four decades. Since Tillers has used his signature canvas boards to explore themes relevant to contemporary culture, from the centre/periphery debates of the s to the effects of migration, displacement and diaspora.

Most recently his paintings have been concerned with place, locality and. The artist Imants Tillers BornSydney, Australia. Lives and works in Cooma, New South Wales. Style and technique of the artist: Painting, Imants Tillersartworks on eBay Original artworks, prints, exhibition posters, monographs, books, collectibles.Charles Merewether, Towards Infinity: works by Imants Tillers (exh.

cat.), Mexico: MARCO Museo de Arte Contemporaneo de Monterray, Wystan Curnow, Imants Tillers and the `Book of Power', Craftsman House: Sydney, Diaspora in context: connections in a fragmented world.This painting is from 'The book of power' series of multi-canvas appropriation works which Imants Tillers began in and still continues.

Tillers cites the work of other artists to question authorial originality, how images circulate and to investigate ideas about location and place.