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Jan Avgikos

Museum Exhibition Catalogues, Monographs, Artist's Projects, Curatorial Writings and Essays


           

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Robert Lehman Lectures on Contemporary Art No. 4

DIA ART FOUNDATION
Edited by Lynne Cooke, Karen Kelly and Barbara Schröder. Essays by Dave Hickey, Rosalind Krauss, Ulrich Loock, Alexander Alberro, Jan Avgikos, Richard Shiff, Dirk Snauwaert, Miwon Kwon, Colin Gardner. Foreword by Philippe Vergne.

Pbk, 5.5 x 8 in. / 200 pgs / 14 color / 88 bw. | 10/31/2009 | In stock
ISBN 9780944521793 | $16.95


Theanyspacewhatever

GUGGENHEIM MUSEUM
Essays by Michael Archer, Jan Avgikos, Daniel Birnbaum, Ina Blom, Stefano Boeri, Francesco Bonami, Nicolas Bourriaud, Xavier Douroux, Patricia Falguieres, Heike Föll, Hal Foster, Massimiliano Gioni, Michael Govan, Dorothea von Hantelmann, Jens Hoffman, Chrissie Iles, Branden Joseph, Emily King, Christy Lange, Maria Lind, Tom Morton, Molly Nesbit, Hans Ulrich Obrist, Beatrix Ruf, Stephan Schmidt-Wulffen, Barbara Steiner, Rachael Thomas, Eric Troncy, Giorgio Verzotti, Thomas Wulffen, Olivier Zahm

Hardback, 6.5 x 9.5 in. / 256 pgs / 85 color. | 10/1/2008 | In stock
ISBN 9780892073771 | $49.95


Phoebe Washburn: Regulated Fool's Milk Meadow

GUGGENHEIM MUSEUM
Text by Ben Hamper, Joan Young, Jan Avgikos.

Paperback, 7.5 x 11 in. / 72 pgs / 112 illustrations. | 9/1/2007 | Not available
ISBN 9780892073658 | $40.00


Katy Grannan: Model American

APERTURE
Essay by Jan Avgikos.

Hardcover, 10 x 11.5 in. / 120 pgs / 70 color. | 9/15/2005 | In stock
ISBN 9781931788816 | $40.00


From Picasso To Pollock

GUGGENHEIM MUSEUM
Essays by Jan Avgikos, Bridget Alsdorf, Daniel Abadie, Ivy Barsky, Jennifer Blessing, Marek Bartelik, Tracey Bashkoff, Susan Cross, Matthew Drutt, Cornelia Lauf, Ingrid Schaffner, Fiona J. Ragheb, Nancy Spector, Joan Young, et al.

Paperback, 8.25 x 12 in. / 174 pgs / 53 color / 40 bw. | 2/2/2004 | In stock
ISBN 9780892072989 | $25.00


Parkett No. 68 Eija-Liisa Ahtila, Franz Ackermann, Dan Graham

PARKETT
Essays by Daniel Birnbaum, Jan Avgikos, Dan Cameron, Rudi Fuchs, James Rondeau, Jens Hoffmann, Daniel Pinchbeck and Paul Bonaventura, et al.

Paperback, 8 x 10 in. / 300 pgs / illustrated throughout. | 10/2/2003 | In stock
ISBN 9783907582183 | $32.00


      

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Jason Rhoades: Pearoefoam

WALTHER KöNIG, KöLN
Essays by Jan Avgikos and Achim Hochdàrfer.

Slipcased, 7 x 9.5 in. / 112 pgs / illustrated throughout. | 8/2/2003 | Not available
ISBN 9783883756097 | $30.00


Thomas Schütte

RICHTER VERLAG
Essays by Jan Avgikos, Lynne Cooke, Alexander Kluge, Gertrud Sandqvist, Susan Steward,

Clothbound, 9.5 x 11.25 in. / 144 pgs / 176 color / 6 bw / 4 duotone. | 2/2/2003 | Not available
ISBN 9783933807458 | $45.00


Ugo Rondinone: Guided By Voices

HATJE CANTZ PUBLISHERS
Edited by Beatrix Ruf. Contributions by Jan Avgikos, Jan Winkelmann.

Hardcover, 10 x 12 in. / 160 pgs / 100 color / 20 bw. | 4/2/2000 | Not available
ISBN 9783775790062 | $45.00


Robert Lehman Lectures on Contemporary Art No. 4Robert Lehman Lectures on Contemporary Art No. 4

Published by Dia Art Foundation.
Edited by Lynne Cooke, Karen Kelly and Barbara Schröder. Essays by Dave Hickey, Rosalind Krauss, Ulrich Loock, Alexander Alberro, Jan Avgikos, Richard Shiff, Dirk Snauwaert, Miwon Kwon, Colin Gardner. Foreword by Philippe Vergne.

Since 1992, the Dia Center for the Arts has presented the Robert Lehman Lectures on Contemporary Art—an example of Dia's ongoing commitment to cross-disciplinary critical discourse. This fourth volume of collected theoretical and critical essays focuses on Dia's exhibitions from 2001 through 2002, with contributions by Alexander Alberro, Jan Avgikos, Colin Gardner, Dave Hickey, Rosalind Krauss, Miwon Kwon, Ulrich Loock, Richard Shiff and Dirk Snauwaert. These writers analyze the work of internationally recognized artists such as Roni Horn, Alfred Jensen, Bruce Nauman, Max Neuhaus, Panamarenko, Jorge Pardo, Gerhard Richter, Bridget Riley, Diana Thater and Gilberto Zorio.

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Paperback, 5.5 x 8 in. / 200 pgs / 14 color / 88 bw.

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TheanyspacewhateverTheanyspacewhatever

Published by Guggenheim Museum.
Essays by Michael Archer, Jan Avgikos, Daniel Birnbaum, Ina Blom, Stefano Boeri, Francesco Bonami, Nicolas Bourriaud, Xavier Douroux, Patricia Falguieres, Heike Föll, Hal Foster, Massimiliano Gioni, Michael Govan, Dorothea von Hantelmann, Jens Hoffman, Chrissie Iles, Branden Joseph, Emily King, Christy Lange, Maria Lind, Tom Morton, Molly Nesbit, Hans Ulrich Obrist, Beatrix Ruf, Stephan Schmidt-Wulffen, Barbara Steiner, Rachael Thomas, Eric Troncy, Giorgio Verzotti, Thomas Wulffen, Olivier Zahm

During the 1990s a number of artists claimed the exhibition as their medium. Working independently or in various collaborative constellations, they eschewed the individual object in favor of the exhibition environment as a dynamic arena, ever expanding its physical and temporal parameters. For these artists an exhibition can comprise a film, a novel, a shared meal, a social space, a performance or a journey. Their work engages directly with the vicissitudes of everyday life, offering subtle moments of transformation. This catalogue, which accompanies a major exhibition at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, is the first in the U.S. to examine the dynamic interchange among a core group of these artists--Angela Bulloch, Maurizio Cattelan, Liam Gillick, Dominique Gonzalez-Foerster, Douglas Gordon, Carsten Höller, Pierre Huyghe, Jorge Pardo, Philippe Parreno and Rirkrit Tiravanija--a many-sided conversation that helped shape the cultural landscape of the 1990s and beyond.

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GUGGENHEIM MUSEUM

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Hardback, 6.5 x 9.5 in. / 256 pgs / 85 color.

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Phoebe Washburn: Regulated Fool's Milk MeadowPhoebe Washburn: Regulated Fool's Milk Meadow

Published by Guggenheim Museum.
Text by Ben Hamper, Joan Young, Jan Avgikos.

The young New York artist Phoebe Washburn creates environmental-scale sculptures made of common or discarded materials. Combining countless numbers of cardboard boxes or thousands of pieces of scrap wood to form undulating installations, Washburn's works tell the story of their own making, incorporating by-products of their creation into the final project. This volume documents Washburn's commission for the Deutsche Guggenheim in Berlin, where she constructed a Rube Goldbergian factory to produce grass for the project's sod roof over the course of the exhibition. This catalogue documents the development of the sculpture in the artist's studio, along with original source material and sketches, and features a career overview by Jan Avgikos, an interview by curator Joan Young and text by Rivethead author, Ben Hamper.

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GUGGENHEIM MUSEUM

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Paperback, 7.5 x 11 in. / 72 pgs / 112 illustrations.

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Katy Grannan: Model AmericanKaty Grannan: Model American

Published by Aperture.
Essay by Jan Avgikos.

Working with ordinary people who answered ads in local papers, posing them in their nondescript homes or unexceptional landscapes and using relatively simple equipment, Katy Grannan alchemizes these factors into extraordinary photographs. Disarming for their directness and for the provocative but casual nudity on display, her pictures capture the spirit of her subjects in the manner of Diane Arbus, but they also draw upon the artificial, posed tableaux of Gregory Crewdson and, indeed, art history. The posture of the tattooed and tanned (and nude) figure in “Mike,” a 2003 portrait which appeared in the 2004 Whitney Biennial, resembles nothing so much as the awkward repose of the desert nomad in Henri Rousseau's “Sleeping Gypsy.” In this first monograph, over half of the photographs are previously unpublished, providing a fresh depth to our understanding of this already widely known and accomplished young artist. Sitting on a dirt road in a knit bikini, standing defiantly in a corner of a cheaply paneled living room, leaning languidly against a chain-link fence, Grannan's photoraphs convey the dark side that we all have as well as the need to be recognized as unique individuals.

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Hardcover, 10 x 11.5 in. / 120 pgs / 70 color.

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From Picasso To PollockFrom Picasso To Pollock

Modern Art from the Guggenheim Museum

Published by Guggenheim Museum.
Essays by Jan Avgikos, Bridget Alsdorf, Daniel Abadie, Ivy Barsky, Jennifer Blessing, Marek Bartelik, Tracey Bashkoff, Susan Cross, Matthew Drutt, Cornelia Lauf, Ingrid Schaffner, Fiona J. Ragheb, Nancy Spector, Joan Young, et al.

From Picasso to Pollock highlights the history of the aesthetic vanguard from early Modernism through Abstract Expressionism. With distinctive focus yet remarkable comprehensiveness, From Picasso to Pollock unites the major artists and developments of the first half of the twentieth century through significant examples of non-objective, Cubist, Surrealist, Expressionist and Abstract Expressionist painting and sculpture. A deep and broad assembly of masterpieces has been chosen from the Guggenheim's formative collection, and through it the viewer may perceive the era of Modern art emerging in all its diversity and complexity. Included here are reproductions of and short texts on seminal works by Brancusi, Braque, Chagall, de Kooning, Delaunay, Ernst, Fontana, Kandinsky, Klee, Léger, Malevich, Matisse, Miró, Modigliani, Mondrian, Popova and Schiele. Narrative biographies on a number of these artists are included, as well as a short, illustrated history of the collection by Lisa Dennison. From Picasso to Pollock is the second in a trilogy from the Guggenheim which highlights the greatest strengths of the museum's collection. The first title, Moving Pictures, showcased contemporary photography and video, and the third, Primary Forms, considered Minimalism, Conceptualism and their more contemporary progeny.

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GUGGENHEIM MUSEUM

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Paperback, 8.25 x 12 in. / 174 pgs / 53 color / 40 bw.

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Jason Rhoades: PearoefoamJason Rhoades: Pearoefoam

Published by Walther König, Köln.
Essays by Jan Avgikos and Achim Hochdàrfer.

For use in his installations The Impetuous Process, My Special Purpose, and The Liver Pool, artist Jason Rhoades developed a material called PeaRoeFoam, made of light green dried peas, bright red salmon roe and small white styrofoam balls. Witness what Rhoades calls the “cliché of inventing a media.”

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WALTHER KöNIG, KöLN

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Slipcased, 7 x 9.5 in. / 112 pgs / illustrated throughout.

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PUB DATE 8/2/2003
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Parkett No. 68 Eija-Liisa Ahtila, Franz Ackermann, Dan GrahamParkett No. 68 Eija-Liisa Ahtila, Franz Ackermann, Dan Graham

Published by Parkett.
Essays by Daniel Birnbaum, Jan Avgikos, Dan Cameron, Rudi Fuchs, James Rondeau, Jens Hoffmann, Daniel Pinchbeck and Paul Bonaventura, et al.

Presenting unparalleled investigations and discussions of important international contemporary artists by esteemed writers and critics for 20 years, Parkett's investigations continue in issue No. 68, which features collaborations by German painter Franz Ackermann, Finnish artist and filmmaker Eija-Liisa Ahtila, and American Conceptual artist Dan Graham. Studies in the multiple perspectives of several simultaneous vantage points mark the pages of this volume. Authors include Joshua Decter, Douglas Fogle, and Raimar Stange on Ackermann; Gertrud Koch and Taru Elfving on Ahtila, with a conversation between Chrissie Iles and Ahtila; Marie-Paule MacDonald, Nicolas Guagnini & Karin Schneider, and Massimiliano di Bartolomeo on Graham, and an interview with Graham by Carmen Rosenberg-Miller. Also in this issue: Gregor Jansen on Dirk Skreber, Jens Hoffmann on Tino Sehgal, Bernard Frize interviewed by Hans Ulrich Obrist, and an insert by Jonathan Monk. For Parkett No. 69, the featured collaboration artists are Belgian Conceptual artist Francis Alÿs, German sculptor and mixed-media artist Isa Genzken, and the Indian-born, London-based sculptor Anish Kapoor. Authors include Saul Anton, Robert Storr, and Kitty Scott on Als; Pamela Lee and Jörg Heiser on Genzken, and an interview with Genzken by Michael Krajewski; and Norman Bryson, Marina Warner, and Kurt Forster on Kapoor. Other features include Philip Kaiser on Amelie von Wulffen, Stuart Comer on Swetlana Heger, and a special Parkett Inquiry on consensus in contemporary art world entitled, “The Economy of Attention.” The twentieth-anniversary issue, Parkett No. 70, will be published in summer 2004, with special collaborations and projects to be announced.

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Paperback, 8 x 10 in. / 300 pgs / illustrated throughout.

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Thomas SchütteThomas Schütte

Published by Richter Verlag.
Essays by Jan Avgikos, Lynne Cooke, Alexander Kluge, Gertrud Sandqvist, Susan Steward,

Thomas Schütte's works are almost always proposals, and are consequently almost always in the form of models. At the core of this system of presentation lies hypothesis and speculation, moralism and romanticism, melancholy and black humor. Through early architectural installations and small-scale modeled figures and proposals for monuments, through extensive series of watercolors, banners, flags and photographs, Schutte takes a skeptical look at the world. This new monograph explores in detail the vast scope and extraordinary inventiveness of Schutte's work by documenting his tripartite exhibition at the Dia Center for the Arts, New York. "Scenewright" focuses on issues relating to sceneography and theater; "Gloria in Memoria" explores memorials, monuments and antiheroes; and "In Media Res" presents recent ceramics and a related series of monumental steel sculptures.

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Clothbound, 9.5 x 11.25 in. / 144 pgs / 176 color / 6 bw / 4 duotone.

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PUB DATE 2/2/2003
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Ugo Rondinone: Guided By VoicesUgo Rondinone: Guided By Voices

Published by Hatje Cantz Publishers.
Edited by Beatrix Ruf. Contributions by Jan Avgikos, Jan Winkelmann.

PUBLISHER
HATJE CANTZ PUBLISHERS

BOOK FORMAT
Hardcover, 10 x 12 in. / 160 pgs / 100 color / 20 bw.

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PUB DATE 4/2/2000
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