LOVE : A Visual History of the grantLOVE Project

Alexandra Grant

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A stunning collection of works from the groundbreaking grantLOVE philanthropic art projectWhat is love? In LOVE: A Visual History of the grantLOVE Project, artist Alexandra Grant explores that question in this stunning, multifaceted volume. This comprehensive history of the grantLOVE philanthropic art project is an archive of LOVE works and a visual meditation on what “love” is, as conceived by Grant and the numerous contributors showcased here. It is a retrospective of more than 11 years of LOVE-related works and an invitation to participate in and reflect on the confluence of philanthropy and the arts, seeking to build community around the role of love and empathy in contemporary art and culture.

Alexandra Grant is a Los Angeles–based artist who—through an exploration of the use of text and language in various media including painting, drawing, sculpture, film, and photography—probes ideas of translation, identity, dis/location, and social responsibility. She is the creator of the grantLOVE project, which has raised funds for arts-based nonprofits, and her work has been exhibited at institutions across the United States. Roxane Gay is a professor, editor, and the New York Times bestselling author of Bad Feminist, Hunger, and Difficult Women. She is a contributing opinion writer for the New York Times. Alma Ruiz is a senior fellow at the Center for Business & Management of the Arts, Claremont Graduate University. Ruiz has curated internationally, including the 20 Bienal de Arte Paiz in Guatemala City, the Fundación/Colección Jumex in Mexico City; the Center for Contemporary Art, Tel Aviv; and Espacio Fundación Telefónica, Buenos Aires. At the Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA), Los Angeles, Ruiz curated numerous exhibitions focusing on emerging artists and the postwar period in the United States, Italy, and Latin America, including Suprasensorial: Experiments in Light, Color, and Space and MOCA FOCUS: Alexandra Grant, among many others.

Publisher
Abrams
ISBN
9781951836290
Binding
Hardback
Page Extent
240
Weight (kg)
1
Height (in)
12.5
Width (in)
12.5
Subject
Art , Artist Monographs
Published Date
08 / 12 / 2022

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