The Portable: John Latham


ISBN: 9780956260550
Artist(s): John Latham
Author(s): Antony Hudek and Athanasios Velios (Editors)
Format: paperback
Year published: 2010
Publisher: Occasional Papers
Publisher Location: London
Total Pages: 112
Illustrations: Illustrated in colour throughout

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The Portable John Latham features a rich selection of documents from the archive of the late British artist John Latham. Through reproductions of letters, invitation cards, exhibition reviews, performance scripts and images, the publication retraces Latham’s radical practice over six decades, from the late 1940s to his death in 2006. The book highlights Latham’s prodigious linguistic inventiveness as well as the variety of his interlocutors, from artists and art world figures (Clement Greenberg, Lucy Lippard) to academics (Noam Chomsky, Stephen Hawking) and politicians (Margaret Thatcher).

The Portable John Latham is introduced by co-editors Antony Hudek and Athanasios Velios, and includes a reprint of an interview of Latham by the late Charles Harrison from 1968 and a useful glossary section.


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