Cloth $39.95 ISBN: 9783777446219 Published March 2012 For sale in North America and Japan only

Andreas Horlitz

Equilibrium

Edited by Burkhard Leismann and Verena Titze

Edited by Burkhard Leismann and Verena Titze

Distributed for Hirmer Publishers

120 pages | 100 color plates | 9 x 12 1/2 | © 2011
Cloth $39.95 ISBN: 9783777446219 Published March 2012 For sale in North America and Japan only

 

Best known for his large-scale installations made of mirror and glass, Munich-based artist Andreas Horlitz has also incorporated photography, light works, and site-specific architectural installations into his practice over an impressive three-decade career. Taking his inspiration from the sciences—and creative exchanges with scientists—Horlitz’s work frequently mimics chemical, biological, and physical processes. Foremost among these scientifically sourced works are his Autoportraits series of eight biometric images that incorporate his own DNA, and the eight-hundred-foot mirrored glass installation, Interdependence, which symbolizes information transfer, multiple horizons, and velocity waves.
 
Published in connection with an exhibition at the Kunstmuseum Ahlen, Andreas Horlitz: Equilibrium represents the first English-language look at Horlitz’s entire body of work and includes one hundred full-color illustrations spanning a large selection of Horlitz’s artworks. Also included is an introduction by art historian Burkhard Leismann as well as scientific texts and essays by Nike Ritter, Verena Titze, and Yvonne Ziegler.

 

Contents
Combined German/English Edition

Introduction
      Burkhard Leismann
A Mirror Game with a Double Meaning: Thoughts on the Autoportraits Series
      Verena Titze
Light in Material and Representation
      Nike Ritter
Making the Invisible Visible: The Role of Science, Signs and Life in Andreas Horlitz's In Situ Works
      Yvonne Zielger

Biography
Authors of the Texts
Acknowledgements
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