Sound Art: Beyond Music, Between Categories.
NY: Rizzoli, 2007. First edition. Illustrated boards. 304pp. Profusely illustrated throughout in colour and b/w. Foreword by Jim O’Rourke.
A history of sound art, from its origins in Futurism and Dada, via Fluxus to the present day, with an examination of the cross-pollination between experimental music and the visual art world, including the work of Jean Dubuffet, Yves Klein, Nam June Paik, Dick Higgins, David Tudor, Destroy All Monsters, Sonic Youth, Menthol Wars, and Jean-Michel Basquiat, among many others.
Also features artist biographies of John Cage; Paul Panhuysen; Brian Eno; Bill Fontana; Annea Lockwood; Christian Marclay; Max Neuhaus; Hermann Nitsch; Michael Snow; Karlheinz Stockhausen; Harry Bertoia; Morton Feldman; Jean Tinguely; La Monte Young; and others, and a compilation CD inserted inside rear cover featuring sound works by Bill Fontana, Steve Roden, Jean Dubuffet, Destroy All Monsters, Anthony Burr and Charles Curtis, and Bernhard Gal.
CD detached from tape, o/w Fine; book Fine in dw.