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Nicholas Folland /

by Slade, Lisa [author.]; Folland, Nicholas; Art Gallery of South Australia [host institution.]; Greenaway Art Gallery [host institution.].
Type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: South Australian living artists: [no. 16].Description: 143 pages : colour illustrations ; 29 cm.ISBN: 9781743053072.Other title: Title of exhibition: Extreme climate of Nicholas Folland; Title of exhibition: Touch and go.Subject(s): Folland, Nicholas | Folland, Nicholas | Artist -- South Australia | Art, Modern -- 21st century | Installations (Art) -- Australia | Artists -- Australia -- South Australia | Artists -- South Australia | Art, Australian -- 21st century | AustralianSummary: Nicholas Folland's realm poses speculations for ratbag scientists, fringe dwellers, explorers and dreamers. - Alexie Glass, 2008 Nicholas Folland transforms the everyday, the overlooked and the no longer fashionable. Using domestic crystalware, repurposed taxidermy, ice and other wonders, he makes material metaphors that speak to our history and identity. This book explores Nicholas Folland's work through a collection of illustrated essays that encompass the artist's captivating family history and abiding interest in extreme climates and narratives of ill-fated exploration. The essays are illuminated by brief accounts of curiosity and adventure - from making boats in bottles to snippets cut from art history. As well as images of the artist's own work, Nicholas Folland also reproduces works of art from the Art Gallery of South Australia's collection that invigorate a visual conversation with his work. This alluring book is the first major publication devoted to the work and world of Nicholas Folland.
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Item type Location Collection Call number Copy Status Date due Barcode Item holds
Book Book Main library Non-fiction IAA FOL 2014 (Browse shelf) 1 Available 2014-3007
Book Book Main library Non-fiction IAA FOL 2014B (Browse shelf) 2 Available 2017-1379
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Includes index.

Includes bibliographical references (page 136) and index.

Nicholas Folland's realm poses speculations for ratbag scientists, fringe dwellers, explorers and dreamers. - Alexie Glass, 2008 Nicholas Folland transforms the everyday, the overlooked and the no longer fashionable. Using domestic crystalware, repurposed taxidermy, ice and other wonders, he makes material metaphors that speak to our history and identity. This book explores Nicholas Folland's work through a collection of illustrated essays that encompass the artist's captivating family history and abiding interest in extreme climates and narratives of ill-fated exploration. The essays are illuminated by brief accounts of curiosity and adventure - from making boats in bottles to snippets cut from art history. As well as images of the artist's own work, Nicholas Folland also reproduces works of art from the Art Gallery of South Australia's collection that invigorate a visual conversation with his work. This alluring book is the first major publication devoted to the work and world of Nicholas Folland.

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