Günther Uecker (born 1930) has dealt with themes of struggle and vulnerability throughout his career. This artist’s book, published in conjunction with Dominique Lévy's exhibition Verletzte Felder (Wounded Fields), documents the artist’s creation of six large-scale works, with a handwritten text by the artist, studio images and detailed documentation.
Published by Verlag für moderne Kunst. Preface by Erwin Sellering, Mechthild Bening, Dirk Blübaum. Text by Iwona Bigos, Tiziana Caianiello, Britta Dombrowe, et al.
Kinetic artist and Zero member Günther Uecker (born 1930) is among Germany’s most renowned artists. Featuring works from the late 1960s to the early ‘80s and a wealth of scholarly research, this is the most comprehensive overview on the artist to date.
Published by Jovis. Edited by Eckhard Hollman, Juergen Krieger. Interview by Manfred Engeser.
Günther Uecker (born 1930) is a cofounder of the Zero group, with Otto Piene and Heinz Mack. Over the past 40 years, alongside his famed “nail reliefs,” he has also made a series of autobiographical “written” paintings, which this new volume documents. Uecker describes these works as being “made with hands and feet out of almost dance-like actions.”
Published by Hatje Cantz. Edited by Alexander Tolnay. Essays by Wulf Herzogenrath, Dieter Honisch, Britta Schmitz, Stephan von Wiese and Kazuhiro Yamamoto.
With a radical change from painted panels to nailed objects in the 1950s, Gunther Uecker found the medium for his artistic intentions. It quickly became his trademark and made him one of the most significant artists of the era. His sense of the "vulnerability of people through people" eventually led him, in the 1980s, to create visual works and installations that touched upon ever darker and deeper existential questions. This comprehensive monograph, Twenty Chapters, presents choice works from throughout his career, from public and private collections around the world--early drawings, light media, permutations, nailed objects and kinetic work--as well as pieces from his private collection, some of which have never been exhibited.