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James Lee Byars

James Lee Byars

James Lee Byars

7 September to 28 September 1985.

by James Lee Byars

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Published by Mary Boone Michael Werner Gallery in New York .
Written in English

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  • Byars, James Lee -- Exhibitions

  • Edition Notes

    GenreExhibitions.
    ContributionsGuidieri, Remo., Mary Boone Gallery (New York, N.Y.)
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[18] p. :
    Number of Pages18
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22479221M
    OCLC/WorldCa19013442


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James Lee Byars is the author of The White Mass ( avg rating, 4 ratings, 1 review, published ), Letters to Joseph Beuys ( avg rating, 3 ratin Home My Books/5. JAMES LEE BYARS Early Works and Ephemera.

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?’s. March March Format Post format: Gallery Leave a comment. Book with unnumbered pages. On the center of each page is a question, printed in. In the twenty years since the death of the artist and aesthetic heretic James Lee Byars, episodes from his life have taken on the aura of urban legend.

Born in Detroit inhe spent much of his adult life outside the United States and died in Cairo, Egypt in This book is the first thorough examination of Byars's days in Japan, the Author: Sakagami Shinobu. James Lee Byars was an American artist, who specialized in installation sculpture and in performance art.

His idiosyncratic, Zen-influenced blendings of Minimal and Conceptual art stressed questions over answers, absence over presence and a lush momentary experience of beauty over permanence.

James Lee Byars: Sphere Is a Sphere Is a Sphere Is a Sphere, Peter Lund, Oslo James Lee Byars: The Figure of Question James Lee Byars book in the Room, André Viana, New York. James Lee Byars: The Golden Tower, at the 57th edition of the Venice Biennale, Campo San Vio, Venice.

James Lee Byars: The Perfect Kiss, Museum of Contemporary Art Antwerp. As Shinobu Sakagami writes in her recently published “James Lee Byars: Days in Japan” (Floating World Editions), Byars sharpened his sensibility as “an aesthetic heretic” after arriving in Yokohama.

James Lee Byars The Unicorn Horn in the White Circle, Kewenig GalerieNationality: American. The White Mass book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers.

The works of influential cult artist James Lee Byars explore themes of deat 4/5. James Lee Byars: Life, Love, And Death Edited by Klaus Ottman.

Essays by Viola Michely and Martina Weinhart. InJames Lee Byars rented a sod farm for a midnight, full moon exhibition of his abstract figure sculptures; guests viewed the work from sleds pulled over snow. From Phillips, James Lee Byars, The Gertrude Stein Book (), Offset lithograph in black with a red envelope, on wove papers, the full sheets, × Brand: James Lee Byars.

Byars, James Lee. Minutes, or the Big Sample of Byars, or 1/2 an Autobiography, or the First Paper of Philosophy.

Antwerp: Galerie Anny de Decker,   Created inwhile the artist was dying of cancer, The Death of James Lee James Lee Byars book is regarded as his most emotionally charged work.

Installed in this opportune setting, it is both simple and grand, consisting of a four-walled chamber, open on the side facing the altar and completely covered in sheets of gold leaf.

James Lee Byars | "I see my autobiography as an arbitrary segment of so many pages of time, of things that I have paid attention to at this point in my life," wrote James Lee Byars () in He was t about half the average male lifespan at the time, and accordingly thought it appropriate to write his "1/2 autobiography.".

Available for sale from Michael Werner Gallery, James Lee Byars, "The Spherical Book" (), Marble. Two parts., 8 1/4 × 8 1/4 × 8 1/4 inBrand: James Lee Byars. "I see my autobiography as an arbitrary segment of so many pages of time, of things that I have paid attention to at this point in my life," wrote James Lee Byars () in He was t about half the average male lifespan at the time, and accordingly thought it appropriate to write his "1/2 autobiography."Brand: James Lee Byars; Magali Arriola; Peter Eleey.

James Lee Byars and his partner, BB Wagner, lived in my dad’s apartment in West Los Angeles during the 4 month period from Oct. to Jan. During this time the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) gave my father a grant to write a monograph about the artist’s life and work. James Lee Byars (ApDetroit, Michigan –Cairo, Egypt) was an American conceptual artist and performance artist specializing in installations and sculptures, as well as a self-considered mystic.

In a career of more than four decades, Mr. Byars left a light, dandyish but indelible stamp on contemporary art. His work is peppered with Author: Roberta Smith. The Spherical Book - Byars, James Lee.

The Spherical Book - Byars, James Lee. Ir al contenido principal About MACBA Support for the Museum Become a Friend Tickets English Castellano Català.

Visit Exhibitions and Activities About the Collection. james lee byars: im full of byars Edited by Susanne Friedli, Matthias Frehner. Text by Thomas McEvilley, Viola M. Michely, Peter J. Schneemann, Nicola Müllerschön. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle.

James Lee Byars, Untitled (Performable Scroll), James Lee Byars. The Department of Media and Performance Art, in collaboration with MoMA PS1, is pleased to present several of James Lee Byars‘s most influential performance (Detroit, –Cairo, ), one of the most mythic artistic figures of the last century, shaped his persona and career into a.

James Lee Byars - The Perfect Kiss is the second in a series of monographic exhibitions at the M HKA, presenting important figures of the post-war avant-garde who were active in Antwerp and who situate the city within a network of scenes in the dense region of the Benelux and the Rhineland.

The Death of James Lee Byars. If you were to design your own memorial, what would it be. It is not clear if James Lee Byars () meant The Death of James Lee Byars as a memorial, but it now functions as one, the way the Ana Mendieta silhoueta of lit candles placed at the end point of her Whitney exhibition earlier this year Death.

and a few other Byars. In addition to the museum’s holdings, James Lee Byars: 1 ⁄ 2 an Autobiography features work from private and public collections, and from the artist’s estate and archives. Byars, James Lee. James Lee Byars. New York: Michael Werner, (OCoLC) Named Person: James Lee Byars; James Lee Byars: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: James Lee Byars; Michael Werner (Gallery).

James Lee Byars studied aesthetics and psychology, travelled between Kyoto and New York during the s, and deepened his own mystic beliefs during a nomadic period in the s. Throughout this time, he pursued what would become a life-long obsession with the notion of perfection and the ideal form.

Alighiero Boetti, Marcel Broodthaers, Günter Brus, James Lee Byars, Christo, Fischli & Weiss, Gilbert & George, Richard Hamilton, Asger Jorn, Sol LeWitt, Bruce Nauman, Michelangelo Pistoletto, Markus Raetz, Gerhard Richter, Dieter Roth, Andy Warhol Please click on image to view the catalogue.

'The Moon Books: Above and Below'presents two important works by James Lee Byars never before exhibited in the United States. 'The Moon Books'is a sculptural work comprised of exquisitely carved marble objects arranged upon a large gilded table.

The shapes of the individual marble pieces correspond to phases of the moon. The nomadic performance and installation artist James Lee Byars (Detroit - Cairo ) challenged the post-war art world with a poetic attitude animated by three separate motifs: the question, perfection and death. His search for utter purity of intention and expression was bolstered by a desire to form a direct, and thus impersonal, understanding of the world, in.

James Lee Byars. Work; Artworks; The Spherical Book, –83, consists of a sandstone sphere, placed inside a glass-sided wooden vitrine, similar to those used in museums to display art objects or archaeological finds or items of natural history.

A figure with diverse meanings, the sphere is a cosmic symbol charged with associations that. In E I presented a eulogy to honor my friend and collaborator of sorts, the artist James Lee Byars, who died in Egypt last May. I met Byars in when he sought me out after the publication of my first book, By the Late John Brockman.

We were both in the art world, we shared an interest in language, in the uses of the interrogative, in. The Soft Cube - Byars, James Lee.

Ir al contenido principal About MACBA Support for the Museum The Soft Cube and Spherical Book. They all present pure forms of polished surfaces, made of white marble from the Greek island of Kavala, which search for perfection.

Byars, guided by what he called ‘the first fully interrogative philosophy. James Lee Byars Letters, Books, Multiples, Ephemera Published by LEADAPRON Los Angeles October 60 pp. Seller assumes all responsibility for this listing.

Shipping and handling. This item will ship to United States, but the seller has not specified shipping Rating: % positive. James Lee Byars; Ian Hamilton Finlay; Jud Yalkut; These works are not for sale individually although perhaps they may be as a complete collection – do enquire.

The collections are available for exhibition in museums and libraries. Theoretical Tract/Book; Publisher’s Catalogue. Book Description Propexus, Lund, Sweden, Hardcover. Condition: As New. ZERO MASS: Eric Orr, James Lee Byars.

On the occasion of Eric Orr's exhibition [at Anders Tornberg Gallery, Lund, Sweden, October 27 - Novem ] we present the book / object 'Zero Mass: The Art of Eric Orr,' a page volume, bound in blue steel, with some fifty full-color reproductions Price Range: $ - $2, James Lee Byars' extensive oeuvre has tended to revolve around related sets of dualities: materiality and immateriality, the eternal and the instantaneous, heaviness and lightness.