Lewis, Mark (2009) Jeff Wall - Photographer. In: Jeff Wall- The Complete Edition. Phaidon Press, London, pp. 180-205. ISBN 9780714839516
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This landmark monograph is the most up-to-date and definitive book on the work of Jeff Wall (b.1946), the artist responsible for bringing photography to the forefront of contemporary art since the late 1970s.
The book is a complete career retrospective that includes four essays by eminent art historians, interviews with and writings by the artist, and full-colour reproductions of all his artworks.
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Uses film as gallery installation medium to reflect and form critique of dominant cultural forms as they are reflected in cinema. Exhibited internationally in galleries and film festivals
The work, mainly using film as a gallery installation medium, reflects and forms a critique of dominant cultural forms as they are represented in cinema. The installations, like 'Peeping Tom' and 'Upside Down Touch of Evil' make direct reference to existing works in the cannon and 'The Pitch' reflects on the way the process of cinema production marginalises fundamental aspects of the culture by examining particularly the 'role' of the film extra. The work has received wide exhibition in galleries and film festivals, received critical review and won awards.
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