Chris Johanson: Survey by Bob Nickas, Interview by Corrina Peipon, Focus by Julie Deamer, Artist's Choice by Jonathan Raymond and John Groh, writings by Chris Johanson

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A comprehensive look at the thought-provoking, eye-catching and mind-expanding work of this visionary West Coast artist. Specifications:

  • Format: Hardback
  • Size: 290 x 250 mm (11 3/8 x 9 7/8 in)
  • Pages: 160 pp
  • Illustrations: 200 illustrations
  • ISBN: 9780714856940

Bob Nickas is a curator based in New York. In addition to the numerous exhibitions he has organized independently since 1984, he also served on the teams responsible for Aperto at the Venice Biennale in 1993, the 2003 Biennale de Lyon and the 2005 edition of Greater New York at PS1, where he was Curatorial Advisor from 2003 to 2006. His books include Painting Abstraction (2009), Catalogue of the Exhibition (2011) and two collections of his writing, Live Free or Die (2000) and Theft is Vision (2007).

Corinna Peipon is an artist, writer and curator based in Los Angeles, where she has been Curatorial Associate at the Hammer Museum since 2009.

Julie Deamer is Director of Outpost for Contemporary Art, a non-profit residency and exchange programme she founded in Los Angeles in 2004.

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