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Pleasure In Nonsense
Michael Fullerton

2012
HC / 208 pages / 27 x 22 cm
Published by
MER. Ghent in co-publication with Carl Freedman Gallery, London
Language
EN
Author
John Calcutt
Design
Studio Luc Derycke
Print
Cassochrome, Waregem
ISBN
978 94 9069 363 3
Price
29.80 euros

Michael Fullerton’s work is concerned with how political and historical information is recorded and disseminated, in particular through the medium of the oil painted portrait. Other mediums of communication, such as billboard posters, wall texts and the raw materials used for analogue tape and audio recording are also employed. Fullerton’s choice of subjects range from the overtly political to people of varied social class and unexpected cultural histories. Underpinning Fullerton’s work is an examination of the relationships between people and the forces at play in those relationships, whether that be social relations involving authority or power, or relationship dynamics that work on a more emotional, psychological or aesthetic level.

This book is Michael Fullerton's first monograph.

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