The Circus as a Parallel Universe
Author: Gerald Matt
Publisher: Moderne Kunst Nurnberg
Release Date: August 31, 2012
The Circus as a Parallel Universe takes the circus as a metaphor for the art world--a platform for transgression against the existing world order. Artists brought forward to exemplify this perspective include Diane Arbus, Matthew Barney, Alexander Calder, Roni Horn, Bruce Nauman, Ulrike Ottinger, Marion Peck, Ugo Rondinone, Joe Scanlan and Cindy Sherman.