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The Roof Garden Commission: Dan Graham

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Introduction by Ian Alteveer; With an interview by Sheena Wagstaff

The artist Dan Graham (b. 1942) has a wide-ranging practice that encompasses writing, performance art, installation, video, photography, and architecture. Throughout his career, Graham has examined the symbiosis between architectural environments and their inhabitants, particularly in his pavilions made of glass and mirrors.

His new installation, created for the roof garden of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, addresses current issues about suburban psychology and political surveillance. Grahams work combines landscaping, hedges, and two-way mirrors to create a provocative, immersive experience for viewers. This creatively designed publication includes an insightful interview between the artist and Sheena Wagstaff and focuses not only on Grahams latest commission but also on his previous landscape-oriented installations, providing a focused, fascinating study of one of todays leading contemporary artists.

64 pages, 60 full-color illustrations. 4 1/3'' x 7 1/4''. Paper.

  • 64 pages
  • 60 full-color illustrations
  • 4 1/3'' x 7 1/4''
  • Paper

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Description

Introduction by Ian Alteveer; With an interview by Sheena Wagstaff

The artist Dan Graham (b. 1942) has a wide-ranging practice that encompasses writing, performance art, installation, video, photography, and architecture. Throughout his career, Graham has examined the symbiosis between architectural environments and their inhabitants, particularly in his pavilions made of glass and mirrors.

His new installation, created for the roof garden of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, addresses current issues about suburban psychology and political surveillance. Grahams work combines landscaping, hedges, and two-way mirrors to create a provocative, immersive experience for viewers. This creatively designed publication includes an insightful interview between the artist and Sheena Wagstaff and focuses not only on Grahams latest commission but also on his previous landscape-oriented installations, providing a focused, fascinating study of one of todays leading contemporary artists.

64 pages, 60 full-color illustrations. 4 1/3'' x 7 1/4''. Paper.




  • 64 pages
  • 60 full-color illustrations
  • 4 1/3'' x 7 1/4''
  • Paper


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