BOOKS ON CURATORIAL AND MUSEUM STUDIES

PUBLISHER
D.A.P./DISTRIBUTED ART PUBLISHERS

BOOK FORMAT
Paperback, 6.5 x 9.5 in. / 144 pgs / 50 color.

PUBLISHING STATUS
PUB DATE
Active

DISTRIBUTION
D.A.P. EXCLUSIVE
CATALOG: FALL 2009 p. 174   

PRODUCT DETAILS
ISBN 9781935202004 TRADE
LIST PRICE: $29.95 CDN $35.00

AVAILABILITY
In stock

"This book is a wonderful example of curatorial polyphony in the early twenty-first century. Polyphony in music is the confluence of multiple voices, independent melodies woven into counterpoint. The curators in this book have internalized the urgency to generate a situation receptive to complex spaces combining the big and the small, the old and the new, acceleration and deceleration, noise and silence. To change what is expected…"

Hans Ulrich Obrist excerpted from the Foreword to On Curating.

TO READ AN INTERVIEW WITH CAROLEE THEA ABOUT THIS PROJECT, PLEASE VISIT BOMB MAGAZINE'S BLOG.

  

D.A.P./DISTRIBUTED ART PUBLISHERS

On Curating: Interviews with Ten International Curators

By Carolee Thea

Published by D.A.P./Distributed Art Publishers
By Carolee Thea. Edited by Thomas Micchelli. Foreword by Hans Ulrich Obrist.

On Curating, Carolee Thea's second volume of interviews with ten of today's leading curators, explores the intellectual convictions and personal visions that lay the groundwork for the most prestigious and influential exhibitions in the world today. Among the aesthetic and theoretical issues raised are the relationship between artist and curator, globalism, post-colonialism, capitalism, the future of cultural tourism and the biennial as spectacle or utopian ideal. As Thea notes in her introduction, "the biennial or mega-exhibition--a laboratory for experimentation, investigation and aesthetic liberation--is where the curators' experience and knowledge are tested. As they negotiate venues for artistic expression, intellectual critiques and humanistic concerns in their own societies and others, they are challenged by the certainties and uncertainties of a constantly evolving future." Thea's interviewees are Joseph Backstein, Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev, Okwui Enwezor, Charles Esche, Massimiliano Gioni, RoseLee Goldberg, Mary Jane Jacob, Pi Li, Virginia Perez-Ratton and Rirkrit Tiravanija. On Curating also includes 50 color illustrations of relevant works by (among others) Kutlug Ataman, Tamy Ben-Tor, John Bock, Cao Fei, Olafur Eliasson, Isaac Julien, Francois & Philippe Parreno, Yvonne Rainer, Michael Rakowitz, Doris Salcedo, Allan Sekula, Yinka Shonibare and Francesca Woodman.
Carolee Thea is a curator, critic, art historian and independent scholar. Her first book, Foci: Interviews with Ten International Curators was published in 2001. She is contributing editor at ArtAsiaPacific and Sculpture magazine and was the English editor of Atlántica 45. Her articles, reviews and interviews have been published in many arts journals, among them Parkett, Artforum.com, The New Art Examiner, Modern Painters, Artnet.com, ZSijue 21 Beijing, Heresies, Tema Celeste, Parachute and ArtNews.

On Curating: Interviews with Ten International Curators

in stock  $29.95


free shipping

UPS GROUND IN THE CONTINENTAL U.S. FOR CONSUMER ONLINE ORDERS

D.A.P.
NEW RELEASE! We recommend Agnes Martin, the definitive monograph, published to accompany the traveling retrospective currently on view at Tate Modern.
arrow forward

arrow back

print icon


OF RELATED INTEREST

Words Of Wisdom: A Curator's Vade Mecum

WORDS OF WISDOM: A CURATOR'S VADE MECUM

INDEPENDENT CURATORS INTERNATIONAL, NEW YORK

ISBN: 9780916365608 | US $14.95

Pub Date: 6/2/2001
Active | Not available


A Brief History of Curating

A BRIEF HISTORY OF CURATING

Edited by Hans Ulrich Obrist.

JRP|RINGIER

ISBN: 9783905829556 | US $24.95

Pub Date: 10/1/2008
Active | In stock


FORTHCOMING AND NEW: CRITICISM AND THEORY

Buy What You Like

BUY WHAT YOU LIKE

Edited by Christoph Noe. Text by Lin Han, et al.

VERLAG FüR MODERNE KUNST NURNBERG

ISBN: 9783869845470 | US $24.95

Pub Date: 8/25/2015
Forthcoming


Management of Art Galleries

MANAGEMENT OF ART GALLERIES

By Magnus Resch. Foreword by Jeffrey Deitch.

HATJE CANTZ

ISBN: 9783775739870 | US $30.00

Pub Date: 8/25/2015
Active | In stock


Talking Contemporary Curating

TALKING CONTEMPORARY CURATING

INDEPENDENT CURATORS INTERNATIONAL

ISBN: 9780916365905 | US $19.95

Pub Date: 10/27/2015
Forthcoming


Museum of the Future

MUSEUM OF THE FUTURE

Edited by Cristina Bechtler, Dora Imhof. Text by John Baldessari, Bice Curiger, Chris Dercon, et al.

JRP|RINGIER

ISBN: 9783037643839 | US $29.95

Pub Date: 2/24/2015
Active | Awaiting stock


Making a Museum in the 21st Century

MAKING A MUSEUM IN THE 21ST CENTURY

ASIA SOCIETY

ISBN: 9780692277638 | US $24.95

Pub Date: 2/24/2015
Active | In stock


Ten Fundamental Questions of Curating

TEN FUNDAMENTAL QUESTIONS OF CURATING

MOUSSE PUBLISHING

ISBN: 9788867490530 | US $27.50

Pub Date: 10/31/2013
Active | In stock


Pigeons on the Grass Alas

PIGEONS ON THE GRASS ALAS

Edited and with foreword by Paula Marincola, Peter Nesbett.

THE PEW CENTER FOR ARTS & HERITAGE, PHILADELPHIA

ISBN: 9780988710900 | US $15.00

Pub Date: 1/31/2014
Active | Awaiting stock


Exhibition as Social Intervention

EXHIBITION AS SOCIAL INTERVENTION

AFTERALL BOOKS

ISBN: 9783863354480 | US $27.50

Pub Date: 10/31/2014
Active | In stock


Radical Museology

RADICAL MUSEOLOGY

By Claire Bishop. Illustrations by Dan Perjovschi.

WALTHER KöNIG, KöLN

ISBN: 9783863353643 | US $19.95

Pub Date: 2/28/2014
Active | In stock


Condition Report

CONDITION REPORT

Edited by Koyo Kouoh. Text by Abdellah Karroum, Koyo Kouoh, Simon Njami, Oumar Sall, Françoise Vergès, Hortensia Völckers, et al.

HATJE CANTZ

ISBN: 9783775737494 | US $30.00

Pub Date: 2/28/2014
Active | In stock


Triple Bound

TRIPLE BOUND

By Wouter Davidts.

VALIZ/ANTENNAE SERIES

ISBN: 9789078088493 | US $27.50

Pub Date: 8/25/2015
Forthcoming


Helge Achenbach: The Art Agitator

HELGE ACHENBACH: THE ART AGITATOR

HATJE CANTZ

ISBN: 9783775736770 | US $45.00

Pub Date: 2/28/2014
Active | In stock


ARTBOOK LOGO
 
 

the artworld's favorite source for books on art and culture

  

CUSTOMER SERVICE
orders@artbook.com
212 627 1999
M-F 9-5 EST

TRADE ACCOUNTS

800 338 2665

CONTACT

JOBS + INTERNSHIPS

NEW YORK
Showroom by Appointment Only
155 Sixth Avenue
New York NY 10013
Tel   212 627 1999

LOS ANGELES
Showroom by Appointment Only
818 S. Broadway, Suite 700
Los Angeles, CA 90014
Tel. 323 969 8985

ARTBOOK LLC
D.A.P. | Distributed Art Publishers, Inc.


All site content Copyright C 2000-2013 by Distributed Art Publishers, Inc. and the respective publishers, authors, artists. For reproduction permissions, contact the copyright holders.

ARTBOOK AMPERSAT

The D.A.P. Catalog
www.artbook.com