A luxurious, richly illustrated monograph, Piotr Uklanski Fatal Attraction consists of images of works made by Piotr Ukla?ski, as well as groupings of images of artworks selected by Ukla?ski from the Met's collections for an accompanying exhibition. Both exhibitions are based on the classical themes of love and death.
Internationally recognized as one of today's most important contemporary artists, Piotr Ukla?ski's works draw on themes from his Polish heritage to pop culture, in a wide variety of media. His practice has since evolved to include paintings, objects, installations, photography, fiber arts, and film. Rosetta Brooks is a renowned critic and art historian. She was the founder and editor of Zg magazine (1980-86). She is on the faculty of the Art Center in Pasadena and is the founder/publisher of Zg Press. Douglas Eklund is Curator of Photography at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Hermann Nitsch is an Austrian artist who, together with Gunter Brus, Otto Muehl, and Rudolf Schwarzkogler, reformed the face of 1960s art.