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Spirit Hunter: The Haunting of American Culture by Myths of Violence: Speculations on Jeremy Blake's Winchester Trilogy

Artist
Philip Monk
Price
$25.00
Date
2005
Publisher
Art Gallery of York University
Format
Artists' Books
Details
Hardcover
ISBN
0-921972-44-X
Size
13 × 21 × 2.5 cm
Length
174 
Description

Monk uses Jeremy Blake’s films (themselves referencing the story of the widow of the inventor of the Winchester Repeating Rifle, whose guilt for all the deaths caused by the invention that made her rich compelled her to unendingly add to her mansion to confound pursuing spirits) as an inspiration for a very poetic reflection on the American preoccupation with violence.

  1. Spirit Hunter: The Haunting of American Culture by Myths of Viol
 

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