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James Lee Byars

James Lee Byars

James Lee Byars

the path of luck.

by James Lee Byars

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Published by Michael Wemer in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Published on the occasion of an exhibition 5 April - 18 May 1991.

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Open LibraryOL19174677M

  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.


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•The first thorough examination of Byars's days in Japan, the evolution of his art there, and the experiences and relationships that shaped it 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.4/5(1).

James Lee Byars: 1/2 an Autobiography, Sourcebook Paperback – J by Magalí Arriola (Author, Editor), Peter Eleey (Editor), James Lee Byars (Artist), David Sewell (Contributor) & 1 moreFormat: Paperback. 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. Featured Featured. Four in a Dress, Book with 41 pages on pink paper, each page with a separate "fact" about Byars.

?’s. James Lee Byars book 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 is 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 Byars 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 .