Published by Aspen Art Press. Edited and with text by Jacob Proctor. Foreword by Heidi Zuckerman Jacobson. Conversation with Morgan Fisher, et al.
Los Angeles–based artist and filmmaker Morgan Fisher first achieved widespread recognition in the late 1960s and 1970s for a body of experimental films that deconstructed the language of cinema, both as raw material and as a set of production methods and technical procedures. Since the late 1990s, Fisher has focused primarily on painting (and the painting’s environment), and this volume is published in conjunction with the first solo museum exhibition of his paintings in the U.S., at Aspen Art Museum. Containing interviews conducted with Fisher over a span of 25 years--conversations between Fisher and Walead Beshty, Yve-Alain Bois, Stuart Comer, Christophe Gallois and Jean-Philippe Antoine, Melissa Gronlund, William E. Jones, Scott MacDonald, Frances Stark and Christopher Williams--and featuring new work by Fisher conceived especially for the exhibition, this is an invaluable Morgan Fisher sourcebook.
Published by Aspen Art Press. Foreword by Heidi Zuckerman Jacobson. Text by Jacob Proctor, Pablo Larios, Hanna Hölling. Conversation with Simon Denny, Daniel Keller, Nick Kosmas, Timur Si-Qin.
Through a variety of media, including photographs, sculpture, video and printed ephemera, New Zealand artist Simon Denny (born 1982) invites us to reflect on the evolution of television and video as both technology and cultural construct. Denny’s recent works have included investigations into the “architecture” of the TV set itself, the genre conventions of documentary and the myriad processes by which content is translated from one medium to another, be it in television program stills woven into beach towels or video montages derived from outdated trade magazines. This catalogue traces the arc of the artist’s career, with special emphasis on projects realized since 2009--including his 2012 exhibition at the Aspen Art Museum--and features essays by curator Jacob Proctor, critic Pablo Larios and conservator Hanna Hölling; a conversation between Denny and three artistic peers; and illustrations throughout.
Published by JRP|Ringier. Edited by Jacob Proctor. Text by Lars Bang Larsen, Jacob Proctor.
This publication unites recent collages, drawings, posters and sculptural works by Jakob Kolding (born 1971), examining different concepts of architectural space. Starting from an early fascination with modernist planning, the Danish artist shifted his focus toward a more general interest in the complex socio-economic and political conditions of city life, and more recently to more psychological conceptions of such spaces.
Published by JRP|Ringier. Edited by Lionel Bovier. Text by Diedrich Diederichsen, Elisabeth Lebovici, Jacob Proctor, Dorothea Strauss.
Mai-Thu Perret's earliest project was The Crystal Frontier, comprised of writings and objects that describe the lives of a group of women living in a utopian commune in the New Mexico desert. This volume surveys the artist's utopia-themed oeuvre, which often draws on the political aspirations of the modernist avant garde.
Published by Contemporary Arts Museum Houston/MIT List Visual Arts Center. Text by Bill Arning, Jane Farver, Mark Bartlett, Jacob Proctor, João Ribas, Gloria Sutton, Michael Zyrd.
American independent filmmaker Stan VanDerBeek (1927-1984) was one of the first to extend film projection into multimedia spectacle and to embrace video and computer technology: a supreme instance of what critic Gene Youngblood dubbed "Expanded Cinema."