James Castle: Memory Palace
Yale University Press

James Castle: Memory Palace

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James Castle was a deaf artist who by most accounts never learned to read, write, or speak. In this remarkable book, author John Beardsley discusses how these limitations led to the development of an extraordinary memory, an ability that enabled him to create a large number of distinctly intelligent artworks. Beardsley follows Castle’s work as if through a series of rooms (a “Memory Palace”)—interiors, exteriors, objects, books, and words—reproducing many previously unknown works and referencing other documents made available for the first time from the James Castle Collection and Archive.

Publisher : Yale University Press (March 2, 2021)
Language : English
Hardcover : 280 pages
9.5 x 1.25 x 11 inches