ARTIST MONOGRAPHS

Theaster Gates

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


MONOGRAPHS & CATALOGS

Theaster Gates: 12 Ballads for Hugenot House
WALTHER KöNIG, KöLN

Clth, 7.75 x 10.75 in. / 128 pgs / 103 bw. | 10/31/2012 | In stock
ISBN 9783863352035 | $59.95



Theaster Gates: My Labor Is My Protest
WHITE CUBE

Hbk, 8.5 x 11.5 in. / 172 pgs / 107 color / 11 bw. | 7/31/2013 | Awaiting stock
ISBN 9781906072599 | $75.00



Theaster Gates: 12 Ballads for Hugenot HouseTheaster Gates: 12 Ballads for Hugenot House

Published by Walther König, Köln.
Foreword by Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev, Madeleine Grynsztejn. Text by Michael Darling, Theaster Gates, Matthew Jesse Jackson, John Preus. Conversation with Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev.

12 Ballads for Huguenot House chronicles a project by American installation artist Theaster Gates (born 1973), in which he united two disused buildings--one in Chicago and the other in Kassel, Germany--by dismantling parts of each to reuse in the rebuilding of the other. Huguenot House, in Kassel, was built in the early nineteenth century by migrant workers, as were so many of the houses in Gates’ own neighborhood in Chicago, and today is in a state of disrepair. Gates therefore proposed an architectural exchange, transporting materials from a dilapidated building in Chicago to renovate Huguenot House, while reusing materials from Huguenot House to reconstruct the Chicago building.

PUBLISHER
WALTHER KöNIG, KöLN

BOOK FORMAT
Clth, 7.75 x 10.75 in. / 128 pgs / 103 bw.

PUBLISHING STATUS
PUB DATE 10/31/2012
Active

DISTRIBUTION
D.A.P. EXCLUSIVE
CATALOG: SPRING 2013 p. 113   

PRODUCT DETAILS
ISBN 9783863352035 TRADE
LIST PRICE: $59.95 CDN $59.95

AVAILABILITY
In stock

in stock  $59.95


free shipping

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

Theaster Gates: My Labor Is My ProtestTheaster Gates: My Labor Is My Protest

Published by White Cube.
Edited by Honey Luard. Text by Bill Brown, Fred Moten, Jacqueline Terrassa.

Theaster Gates (born 1973) is an artist, curator and urban activist whose work aims to galvanize communities and act as a catalyst for social change. For My Labor Is My Protest, a fall 2012 show at London’s White Cube, Gates created a multi-faceted installation that investigated themes of race and history through sculpture, installation, performance and two-dimensional works exhibited both inside and outside of the gallery. In “Raising Goliath,” Gates used theatrical pulleys to suspend a classic red fire-truck from the ceiling of the gallery, counterbalancing it with a huge metal container, housing hundreds of leatherbound issues of African-American magazines such as Jet and Ebony. For “My Labor Is My Protest,” he parked a yellow fire truck at the entrance to the gallery and partially covered it with tar. Also included in the show and accompanying catalogue is documentation of The Johnson Library, a library on black American culture installed at the gallery.

PUBLISHER
WHITE CUBE

BOOK FORMAT
Hardcover, 8.5 x 11.5 in. / 172 pgs / 107 color / 11 bw.

PUBLISHING STATUS
PUB DATE 7/31/2013
Active

DISTRIBUTION
D.A.P. EXCLUSIVE
CATALOG: SPRING 2013 p. 113   

PRODUCT DETAILS
ISBN 9781906072599 TRADE
LIST PRICE: $75.00 CDN $75.00

AVAILABILITY
Awaiting stock

STATUS: Out of stock

Temporarily out of stock pending additional inventory.




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 Broadway
Los Angeles CA 90812
Tel   213 888 7957

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