Nic Hess: 51 views of Mount Matterhorn

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Hatje Cantz, Aug 2, 2002 - Art - 152 pages
From the pouncing puma to the bow-tied rabbit head, Nic Hess's artistic analysis decodes the daily discourse of signs as practised by our consumer and communications society. His wall installations weave brand name symbols into a new vocabulary for new stories, ultimately undermining their intended commercial purpose, and challenging the supposed intellectual levelling of the world with a playful, ironic attitude full of implications.

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Britannia 46 Brushstroke so Bull 52 Bunny 54 Camel
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Elephant 74 Fire 76 Horse 78 Hostelling International
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Peacock 110 Penguin 112 Pig 114 PInocchio
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