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Sabine Breitwiser

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


           

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Isa Genzken: Retrospective

THE MUSEUM OF MODERN ART, NEW YORK
Text by Sabine Breitwieser, Laura Hoptman, Michael Darling, Jeffrey Grove, Lisa Lee.

Clth, 9.5 x 12 in. / 315 pgs / 320 color. | 12/31/2013 | In stock
ISBN 9780870708862 | $75.00


Avant-Garde in the Bloc

JRP|RINGIER
Edited by Gabriela Switek. Text by Alexander Alberro, Sabine Breitwieser, Rachel Haidu.

Pbk, 6.5 x 8.75 in. / 528 pgs / 58 color / 131 bw. | 8/31/2010 | In stock
ISBN 9783037640944 | $35.00


Reconstructing Swiss Video Art from the 1970s & 1980s

JRP|RINGIER
Edited by Irene Schubiger. Text by Johannes Gfeller, Joanna Phillips, Irene Schubiger, Sabine Breitwieser.

Pbk, 8 x 10.25 in. / 184 pgs / 170 color. | 3/31/2010 | In stock
ISBN 9783037640548 | $50.00


Edward Krasinski: les Mises en Scène

WALTHER KöNIG, KöLN
Edited by Sabine Breitwieser. Text by Sabine Breitwieser, Dietrich Karner, Pawel Polit, Adam Szymczyk.

Hardcover, 7.75 x 10 in. / 350 pgs / 250 color. | 3/1/2007 | Awaiting stock
ISBN 9783865601032 | $63.00


That Bodies Speak Has Been Known For A Long Time

WALTHER KöNIG, KöLN
Edited by Sabine Breitwieser, Hemma Schmutz and Tanja Widmann. Essays by Dietrich Kamer, Ursula Biemann, Sigrid Adorf, Giorgio Agamben, Anja Streither and Jutta Koether.

Paperback, 6.25 x 8.25 in. / 154 pgs / 30 color / 45 bw. | 5/2/2004 | Awaiting stock
ISBN 9783883758022 | $25.00


Hans Haacke: We Are Who We Are

GENERALI FOUNDATION, VIENNA
Edited by Sabine Breitwieser. Essays by Hans Haacke, Christian Kravagna, Heidemarie Uhl. Foreword by Dietrich Karner.

Clothbound, 7.5 x 9.5 in. / 192 pgs / 19 color / 42 bw. | 12/2/2001 | Awaiting stock
ISBN 9783901107344 | $39.95


          

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Generali Foundation Exhibitions 1989-2008

WALTHER KöNIG, KöLN
Edited and with text by Sabine Breitwieser. Foreword by Dietrich Kramer.

Paperback, 9.5 x 7.75 in. / 600 pgs / 600 color / 5 bw. | 7/1/2008 | Not available
ISBN 9783865604132 | $49.95


Occupying Space

GENERALI FOUNDATION, VIENNA
Introduction by Sabine Breitwieser.

Hardcover, 9.5 x 12.25 in. / 664 pgs / 680 color / 420 bw. | 3/2/2004 | Not available
ISBN 9783901107412 | $60.00


Allan Sekula: Performance Under Working Conditions

GENERALI FOUNDATION, VIENNA
Introduction by Sabine Breitwiesser. Foreward by Karner Dietrich. Interview by Benjamin H.D. Buchloh.

Hardcover, 8.25 x 11 in. / 350 pgs / 108 color 29 bw / 136 duotone. | 8/2/2003 | Not available
ISBN 9783901107405 | $55.00


Double Life: Identity And Transformation In Contemporary Art

WALTHER KöNIG, KöLN
Artwork by Valie Export, Dominique Gonzalez-Foerster, Ion Grigorescu, Lynn Hershman, Elke Krystufek, Friedl Kubelka, Marina Abramovic, Eleanor Antin, Zoe Leonard, Adrian Piper. Photographs by Cindy Sherman. Edited by Sabine Breitwieser, Pierre Huyghe. Text by Ruth Noack, Yvonne Volkart, Dietrich Karner.

Hardcover, 8.5 x 11.25 in. / 260 pgs / 165 color / 120 bw. | 2/2/2002 | Not available
ISBN 9783883755106 | $50.00


Re-Play

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Edited by Sabine Breitwieser. Essays by Marie-Luise Angerer, Reinhard Braun, Timothy Druckrey, Heidi Grundmann, Gene Youngblood, Artists include Vito Acconci, Laurie Anderson, Marie-Luise Angerer, John Baldessari, Lynda Benglis, Valie Export, General Ide

Paperback, 6.75 x 9 in. / 506 pgs / 436 bw | 10/2/2000 | Not available
ISBN 9783883754307 | $40.00


Isa Genzken: RetrospectiveIsa Genzken: Retrospective

Dedicated to Jasper Johns and Myself

Published by The Museum of Modern Art, New York.
Text by Sabine Breitwieser, Laura Hoptman, Michael Darling, Jeffrey Grove, Lisa Lee.

Isa Genzken is arguably one of the most important and influential female artists of the past 30 years, yet the breadth of her achievement--which spans sculptures, paintings, photographs, collages, drawings, artist’s books, films, installations and public works--is still largely unknown in the United States. Published in conjunction with the first comprehensive retrospective of the artist’s epically diverse body of work, this publication encompasses Genzken’s work in all media over the past 40 years and is the most complete monograph on the artist available in English. Genzken has been part of the artistic discourse since she began exhibiting in the mid-1970s, but over the last decade a new generation of artists has been inspired by her radical inventiveness. The past ten years have been particularly productive for Genzken, who has created several bodies of work that have redefined assemblage for a new era. The catalogue presents Genzken’s career, through essays exploring the unfolding of her practice from 1973 until today, as well as an expansive plate section that provides a chronological overview of all her most important bodies of work and key exhibitions.
Born in Germany in 1948, Isa Genzken is one of Germany’s most important living artists. In the mid-1970s, as a student at Düsseldorf’s renowned Kunstakademie, she created geometric wood sculptures, which gained her early international acclaim (she exhibited these works at Documenta 7 and the Venice Biennale in 1982). Since then, she has made sculptures in plaster, concrete and epoxy resin. Ranging in size from maquettes to monumental, these abstract works are influenced by Minimalism, but are decidedly narrative. Paintings that examine ideas of surface and light, as well as photographs, collages, artist’s books and films, followed in the 1990s. From the late 90s on, Genzken began to create increasingly complex sculptural installations.

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THE MUSEUM OF MODERN ART, NEW YORK

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Avant-Garde in the BlocAvant-Garde in the Bloc

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Edited by Gabriela Switek. Text by Alexander Alberro, Sabine Breitwieser, Rachel Haidu.

Polish avant-garde artists Henryk Stazewski (1894-1988) and Edward Krasinski (1925-2004) shared a studio-apartment that they transformed into a kind of live-in laboratory. Avant-Garde in the Bloc is an intimate journey into the worlds and works of these two artists.

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Reconstructing Swiss Video Art from the 1970s & 1980sReconstructing Swiss Video Art from the 1970s & 1980s

Published by JRP|Ringier.
Edited by Irene Schubiger. Text by Johannes Gfeller, Joanna Phillips, Irene Schubiger, Sabine Breitwieser.

Surveying some 20 years of Swiss video art, this book includes works by Alexander Hahn, Klara Kuchta, Eric Lanz, Jean Otth, Pipilotti Rist, Alex Silber and Hannes Vogel, it reviews discussion surrounding the exhibiting of video art and the problems associated with long-term conservation.

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Paperback, 8 x 10.25 in. / 184 pgs / 170 color.

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Generali Foundation Exhibitions 1989-2008Generali Foundation Exhibitions 1989-2008

Published by Walther König, Köln.
Edited and with text by Sabine Breitwieser. Foreword by Dietrich Kramer.

Over the past 20 years, the Vienna-based Generali Foundation has established itself as an internationally distinguished institution, with countless must-see exhibitions of conceptual and critical intermedia art to its name. The exhibition history tells it all: Valie Export, Harun Farocki, Dan Graham, Sanja Ivekovic, Mary Kelly, Edward Krasinski, Gordon Matta-Clark, Gustav Metzger, Walter Pichler, Martha Rosler, Adrian Piper and Allan Sekula have all shown there, often for their first solo outing. Generali has also commissioned works by artists such as Maria Eichhorn, Andrea Fraser, Hans Haacke, Dorit Margreiter, Mathias Poledna, Marjetica Potrc and Heimo Zobernig. In this power-packed book, numerous installation views and texts provide a review of the foundation's comprehensive program, whose context and genesis are discussed in a conversation between the foundation's long-time Director Sabine Breitwieser and art critic Sabeth Buchmann.

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WALTHER KöNIG, KöLN

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Paperback, 9.5 x 7.75 in. / 600 pgs / 600 color / 5 bw.

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PUB DATE 7/1/2008
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Edward Krasinski: les Mises en ScèneEdward Krasinski: les Mises en Scène

Published by Walther König, Köln.
Edited by Sabine Breitwieser. Text by Sabine Breitwieser, Dietrich Karner, Pawel Polit, Adam Szymczyk.

Sculptor Edward Krasinski was a key member of Poland's neo-avant-garde of the 1960s and 70s. His work was rooted in Surrealism and Constructivism, but also deftly navigated between Minimalism and Conceptualism. This deeply satisfying and substantial monograph is published on the occasion of the first retrospective exhibition devoted to the artist's work since his death in 2004. It focuses on Krasinski's unique exhibition designs--grandiose settings for his works which completely transformed the original exhibition spaces. It features generous documentary portraits of Krasinski, many of which were created in collaboration with the photographer Eustachy Kossakowski, and many of which are reproduced here for the first time. Special attention is paid to the legendary Foksal Gallery in Warsaw, which Krasinski helped to establish in 1966. Important exhibitions are investigated, including the artist's contribution to the 1970 Tokyo Biennial. Several of Krasinski's key works, whose whereabouts had been unknown for many years, were unearthed while the retrospective was being researched--and they are displayed here at last.

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WALTHER KöNIG, KöLN

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Hardcover, 7.75 x 10 in. / 350 pgs / 250 color.

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PUB DATE 3/1/2007
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That Bodies Speak Has Been Known For A Long TimeThat Bodies Speak Has Been Known For A Long Time

Published by Walther König, Köln.
Edited by Sabine Breitwieser, Hemma Schmutz and Tanja Widmann. Essays by Dietrich Kamer, Ursula Biemann, Sigrid Adorf, Giorgio Agamben, Anja Streither and Jutta Koether.

Taking its title from Deleuze, this exhibition and catalogue consider the body linguistically. In what sense do bodies produce language, how are they themselves grasped and defined by it, and what spaces for action are opened up by this understanding? With art by John Baldessari, Allan Kaprow, Mary Kelly, Francesca Woodman and others.

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WALTHER KöNIG, KöLN

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Paperback, 6.25 x 8.25 in. / 154 pgs / 30 color / 45 bw.

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PUB DATE 5/2/2004
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Occupying SpaceOccupying Space

Generali Foundation Collection

Published by Generali Foundation, Vienna.
Introduction by Sabine Breitwieser.

Some art is dismissed as “difficult”--difficult because of the media it employs, but even more so because of the sociopolitical themes it addresses. This art is often conceptual or performative, works cross-disciplinarily with architecture and design, and critically examines social parameters and the role of the media. Its media is naturally mixed, spanning and going beyond photography, film, video, and installation, all of which allow for process-oriented engagement. The Generali Foundation in Vienna has devoted much of its collection, exhibition energy, and research focus to this “difficult” type of artwork. Though many of the artists that form its collection are part of the canon of recent art history, they are mostly underrepresented in institutions--but not the Generali Foundation. Occupying Space presents a dense, comprehensive selection of projects from its collection by such artists as Valie Export, Andrea Fraser, Isa Genzken, Dan Graham, Hans Haacke, Hans Hollein, Mary Kelly, Gordon Matta-Clark, Adrian Piper, Martha Rosler, Allan Sekula, Peter Weibel and Franz West, together with brief, articulate texts on their work.

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GENERALI FOUNDATION, VIENNA

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Hardcover, 9.5 x 12.25 in. / 664 pgs / 680 color / 420 bw.

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PUB DATE 3/2/2004
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Allan Sekula: Performance Under Working ConditionsAllan Sekula: Performance Under Working Conditions

Published by Generali Foundation, Vienna.
Introduction by Sabine Breitwiesser. Foreward by Karner Dietrich. Interview by Benjamin H.D. Buchloh.

Allan Sekula has devoted his artistic and documentary oeuvre to researching and recording the world of labor and its transformation in the face of the global economy. From early performances enacted as part of the California anti-war movement to his latest work, Black Tide, which documents the Prestige oil tanker disaster on the Gallic coast of Spain, this volume presents a comprehensive overview of Sekula's visual work and texts. In addition to a retrospective look at his artistic and documentary projects, Performance Under Working Conditions will collect Sekula's important theoretical writings on photography, including texts from Photography Against the Grain, now out of print.

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GENERALI FOUNDATION, VIENNA

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Hardcover, 8.25 x 11 in. / 350 pgs / 108 color 29 bw / 136 duotone.

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PUB DATE 8/2/2003
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Double Life: Identity And Transformation In Contemporary ArtDouble Life: Identity And Transformation In Contemporary Art

Published by Walther König, Köln.
Artwork by Valie Export, Dominique Gonzalez-Foerster, Ion Grigorescu, Lynn Hershman, Elke Krystufek, Friedl Kubelka, Marina Abramovic, Eleanor Antin, Zoe Leonard, Adrian Piper. Photographs by Cindy Sherman. Edited by Sabine Breitwieser, Pierre Huyghe. Text by Ruth Noack, Yvonne Volkart, Dietrich Karner.

To be able to take one's self off like a jacket and put on another self--who hasn't occasionally wished it were possible? Identity and transformation are among the central issues for contemporary art making, and Double Life pulls together a diverse selection of artists whose work embraces the possibilities of personality and appearance, racial and sexual stereotype, role-playing and reality. The artists in Double Life--from Marina Abramovic, Adrian Piper, and Andy Warhol to Ion Grigorescu, Eleanor Antin, Pierre Huyghe and Cindy Sherman--have all employed various strategies in their desire to assume different roles. Whether ironic, eccentric, utopian or critical, their methods have ranged from the subtle to the extreme. Zoe Leonard's pin-up calendar is filled with sexy portraits of her bearded self. Early black-and-white photographs by Cindy Sherman show the artist casually dressed as a random sampling of everyday people. Pierre Huyghe's Ann Lee is an anime extra, a digital character completely lacking any discernible identity. But artist Lynn Hershman perhaps best articulates the issue when she writes, "I always told the truth for the person who I was, but the person kept fluctuating."

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WALTHER KöNIG, KöLN

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Hardcover, 8.5 x 11.25 in. / 260 pgs / 165 color / 120 bw.

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PUB DATE 2/2/2002
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Hans Haacke: We Are Who We AreHans Haacke: We Are Who We Are

Published by Generali Foundation, Vienna.
Edited by Sabine Breitwieser. Essays by Hans Haacke, Christian Kravagna, Heidemarie Uhl. Foreword by Dietrich Karner.

Long known for bringing trenchant analyses of sociopolitical structures into museum contexts, Hans Haacke has in the past exposed corporations who use art sponsorship to booster their image and slum landlords who hide behind diversified corporations. In his first exhibition in Vienna, the title of which gives its name to this book, Haacke tackles Austria's emotionally laden understanding of its own history and national identity. A larger discourse on "the culture of memory" weaves its way through selected historical works of Haacke's, including his 1999 project for the Reichstag, as well as through the artist's own writings, available here for the first time.

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GENERALI FOUNDATION, VIENNA

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Clothbound, 7.5 x 9.5 in. / 192 pgs / 19 color / 42 bw.

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PUB DATE 12/2/2001
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Beginnings of International Media Art in Austria

Published by Walther König, Köln.
Edited by Sabine Breitwieser. Essays by Marie-Luise Angerer, Reinhard Braun, Timothy Druckrey, Heidi Grundmann, Gene Youngblood, Artists include Vito Acconci, Laurie Anderson, Marie-Luise Angerer, John Baldessari, Lynda Benglis, Valie Export, General Ide

Re-Play: Beginnings of International Media Art in Austria is a comprehensive exploration of the beginnings of art and electronic media in Austria, focusing on internationally renowned artists who have influenced the Austrian scene as well as Austrian innovators themselves. Austria had a very active multimedia art world during the seminal 1960s and 70s--the metropolises of Vienna, Graz, and Innsbruck developed into important nerve centers, presenting important exhibitions and symposia featuring prominent artists from numerous countries, particularly the United States. At the same time, Austrian artists were invited with increasing frequency to major international events abroad. Re-Play documents more than 400 early videotape and audio works from Acconci to Wilke in illustrated and annotated work lists--an exciting and historically essential matrix of conceptual, media-critical and media-reflexive works.

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WALTHER KöNIG, KöLN

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Paperback, 6.75 x 9 in. / 506 pgs / 436 bw

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PUB DATE 10/2/2000
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