Looking Writing Reading Looking - writers on art from Louisiana's collection. In this book, 26 international authors enter into dialogue with works of art from the Louisiana Collection. The authors open our eyes to the works with their special, poetic gaze.
Through a wide range of literary genres such as poems, essays, memoirs and notes, the book's contribution shows how differently you can experience art. The authors are readers of the artwork – and from here we can read on ourselves. In art and in literature.
The book's contributors are Georgi Gospodinov, Colm Tóibín, Claudia Rankine, Richard Ford, Peter Laugesen, Chris Kraus, Sjón, Anne Carson, Roxane Gay, CAConrad, Mariana Enriquez, Hiromi Itō, Delphine de Vigan, Domenico Starnone, Yoko Tawada, Jacques Roubaud, Gunnhild Øyehaug, Eileen Myles, Tomas Espedal, Christian Kracht, Guadalupe Nettel, Anne Waldman, Matias Faldbakken, Chigozie Obioma, Péter Nádas and Tahar Ben Jelloun.
The book mentions, among other things, works by Francis Bacon, Asger Jorn, Henry Heerup, Alicja Kwade and many others.
Published by Louisiana, 2019
Hardcover, 188 pages