Terence Koh 1980-2008

Love for Eternity

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Terence Koh 1980-2008
Love for Eternity

Ed. MUSAC, Museo de Arte Contemporanéo de Castilla y León, text(s) by Bill Arning, Agustín Pérez Rubio, contributions by Hans Ulrich Obrist

English, Spanish

2009. 208 pp., 145 ills.


18.50 x 26.50 cm

ISBN 978-3-7757-2308-4

He’s been referred to as the “new Warhol” or a “flashy Asian performance diva.” He likes to describe himself as a mix between a “hairless Albino wolf and a pink hare with a horn” or the “Naomi Campbell of the art world.” With his sensational performances, objects, and installations, Terence Koh (*1980 inBeijing) has within only a few years succeeded in becoming a well-respected Gesamtkunstwerk. No other artist has done so well at transferring influences from Postminimalism and seventies’ Body Art into his own cosmos, where decadence and deliberate excess reign. Life and death, beauty and decay, sexuality and gender, and cultural and personal identity are the themes of Koh’s Minimalist yet Baroque works, most of which are captured in black or white.
This comprehensive monograph is the first to offer an overview of the “asianpunkboy’s” artistic career, including his most recent installations, produced for the MUSAC in Spain.

Exhibition schedule: MUSAC, Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Castilla y León, September 27, 2008–January 11, 2009

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