Sarah Cain: The Imaginary Architecture of Love

Bernadette Mayer (Text by (Art/Photo Books)) Sarah Cain (Artist)
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This book captures Los Angeles-based artist Sarah Cain's (born 1979) boldest work on site to date, a monumental painting that climbs walls and spills across floors of the Contemporary Art Museum in Raleigh. It also documents selected on-site works from 2012 to the present in London, Los Angeles, Boston, Columbus, Houston and New York, accompanied by new writing from Julian Myers, Sarah Lehrer-Graiwer and Bernadette Mayer.

Product Details

CAM Raleigh
Publish Date
February 23, 2016
9.3 X 0.7 X 11.2 inches | 2.1 pounds

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About the Author

Bernadette Mayer was born in Brooklyn, New York, and received her B.A. from the New School for Social Research in 1967. She is the author of more than two dozen volumes of poetry including ETHICS OF SLEEP (2011), Poetry State Forest (2008), Scarlet Tanager (2005), Two Haloed Mourners (1998), ANOTHER SMASHED PINECONE (1998), Proper Name and Other Stories (1996), The Desires of Mothers to Please Others in Letters (1994), The Bernadette Mayer Reader (1992), The Formal Field of Kissing (1990), Sonnets (1989), Midwinter Day (1982), The Golden Book of Words (1978), and CEREMONY LATIN (1964). From 1972 to 1974, Mayer and conceptual artist Vito Acconci edited the journal 0 TO 9, and in 1977 she established United Artists Press with the poet Lewis Warsh. She has taught writing workshops at The Poetry Project at St. Mark's Church in New York City for many years, and she served as the Poetry Project's director during the 1980s. Bernadette Mayer lives in East Nassau, New York.