Anxious Interiors, Laguna Beach Museum of Art, 1984, 1st ed., Very Good

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Anxious Interiors: An Exhibition of Tableau Photography and Sculpture
Dines, Elaine K.
Laguna Beach Museum of Art
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Notes: Very Good, First Edition, 8vo, 11" x 8 1/2." Purple, gray, and white paper wrappers. Purple and white spine with white lettering. Covers are rubbed, have slightly bumped tips, and surface chipping along spine, else clean and intact. Pages clean and unmarked. Profusely illustrated in black-and-white and color. Illustrations are of the artists' works. 96 pp., including illustrations. Catalog for a group exhibition at the Laguna Beach Museum of Art from January 6-February 9, 1984. Artworks thematically tied through domestic spaces and "tableau" photography and sculpture. "Tableau" refers to scenes that are part of a narrative or ongoing action. About half of the book are Elaine K. Dines's essays which are followed by a catalog of the artists' works. Excerpt from one of Dines's essays: "[T]he artists are exploring a variety of real and surreal domestic concerns, concerns which evoke anxiety." The artists in the show: Christine Bourdette, David Bower, Harry Bowers, Donald Bradford, Ellen Brooks, Jo Ann Callis, Lance Carlson, Eileen Cowin, Kristopher Cox, John Divola, Bernard Faucon, Tom Foolery, Ralph Gibson, Peter Goin, Edward Kienholz, Les Krims, Mark McFadden, Michael C. McMillen, Duane Michals, Natasha Nicholson, Nic Nicosia, Roland Reiss, Lucas Samaras, Cindy Sherman, Sandy Skoglund, Jerry N. Uelsmann, Boyd Webb, and Melissa Zink.