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Inspired by Vasari's Renaissance work, Lives of the Artists, Lives of the Architects offers the reader a rare insight into the creative process as well as a unique exploration of the meaning of art today.

Hans Ulrich Obrist has been having ongoing conversations with the world's greatest living artists since the first interview he conducted in Switzerland, aged seventeen, with Peter Fischli and David Weiss. Here he chooses nineteen of the most influential contemporary artists and architects and presents the conversations they've had over the years, in cafes and studios, on aeroplanes and trains, walking or sitting at home.

Inspired by Vasari's Renaissance work, Lives of the Artists, Lives of the Architects offers the reader a rare insight into the creative process as well as a unique exploration of the meaning of art today.

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  • Trade Paperback

    9781846148279

    June 24, 2015

    Allen Lane

    544 pages

    RRP $55.00

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  • Lives Of The Artists, Lives Of The Architects
    Hans-Ulrich Obrist

    EBook

    9780141976648

    May 7, 2015

    Penguin eBooks

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  • Paperback

    9780141976631

    August 15, 2016

    Penguin General UK

    544 pages

    RRP $29.99

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