Victor Burgin: Voyage to Italy

Publication, December 2006

For the internationally known artist and theoretician Victor Burgin, a nineteenth-century photograph from the CCA collection, a view of the Basilica at Pompeii by Carlo Fratacci, prompted a series of images. Voyage to Italy documents the many perspectives of the artist’s reflections on Pompeii.

Edited by Hubertus von Amelunxen and Thomas Zander
Essays by Hubertus von Amelunxen and Victor Burgin
Designed by Lucy or Robert

Co-published with Hatje Cantz
Softcover, 96 pages

Victor Burgin: Voyage to Italy is part of the Tangent series, which was initiated by the cultural historian Hubertus von Amelunxen, who selected close to two hundred images from the CCA collection and invited four invited artists into dialogue with this selection through the commission of new works that provide a tangential reading of architecture.


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