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A Curator's Bookshelf

A Curator's Bookshelf

In On Curating, Carolee Thea writes, "Among the major figures to have come of age in [today's] cultural milieu is the independent curator, whose importance can be compared to that of the literary critic's in the 1950s or the business consultant's in the 80s. Yet, aesthetically, curators are more like theater directors, and it could be argued that they follow a performance paradigm rather than one based on the object or commodity. We could say they are translators, movers or creators whose material is the work of others—but in any case, the role of mediator is inescapable. While the art critic embodies the generalized gaze of the public, the curator inversely translates the artist's work by providing a context to enable the public's understanding. The expanding geography of the art world, the complexity and interdisciplinary nature of artistic proposals, and the demands of various publics create a situation in which mediation plays an ever more crucial role in the exploration and dissemination of art."

Recommended Reading: A Museum & Curatorial Studies Book List

                           
A Brief History of Curating
A Brief History of Curating
JRP|RINGIER

Paperback, 6 x 8 in. / 200 pgs. | 10/1/2008 | In stock
ISBN 9783905829556 | $24.95


A.C.I., Art Catalogue Index
A.C.I., Art Catalogue Index
JRP|RINGIER

Hbk, 4.75 x 9.75 in. / 512 pgs. | 8/31/2009 | In stock
ISBN 9783905829532 | $95.00


ARTocracy
ARTocracy
JOVIS

Pbk, 5.25 x 7.25 in. / 192 pgs / 45 color. | 4/30/2011 | In stock
ISBN 9783868590647 | $35.00


Art Life: Selected Writings 1991-2005
Art Life: Selected Writings 1991-2005
GREGORY R. MILLER & CO.

Paperback, 7 x 9 in. / 160 pgs / 85 color. | 8/15/2005 | In stock
ISBN 9780974364827 | $25.00


Art for Sale
Art for Sale
HATJE CANTZ

Pbk, 5 x 7.5 in. / 192 pgs. | 7/31/2011 | In stock
ISBN 9783775728157 | $25.00


Artist-Run Spaces
Artist-Run Spaces
JRP|RINGIER

Pbk, 6 x 8.25 in. / 280 pgs / 40 bw. | 1/31/2013 | In stock
ISBN 9783037641910 | $29.95


Conservation: MFA Highlights
Conservation: MFA Highlights
MFA PUBLICATIONS

Pbk, 7 x 9 in. / 200 pgs / 150 color / 20 bw. | 10/31/2011 | In stock
ISBN 9780878467297 | $22.50


Contemporary Art and the Museum: A Global Perspective
Contemporary Art and the Museum: A Global Perspective
HATJE CANTZ

Paperback, 6 x 9 in. / 256 pgs / 45 color. | 7/1/2007 | In stock
ISBN 9783775719339 | $40.00


Continuing Dialogues: A Tribute to Igor Zabel
Continuing Dialogues: A Tribute to Igor Zabel
JRP|RINGIER

Pbk, 7 x 9 in. / 218 pgs / 32 color. | 3/1/2009 | In stock
ISBN 9783905829914 | $28.00


Curating Research
Curating Research
OPEN EDITIONS/DE APPEL

Pbk, 5 x 8.5 in. / 264 pgs. | 2/24/2015 | In stock
ISBN 9780949004031 | $35.00


Curating Subjects
Curating Subjects
OPEN EDITIONS/OCCASIONAL TABLE

Paperback, 6 x 8.5 in. / 232 pgs. | 12/15/2007 | Awaiting stock
ISBN 9780949004161 | $30.00


Curating and the Educational Turn
Curating and the Educational Turn
OPEN EDITIONS/DE APPEL ARTS CENTRE

Pbk, 6.25 x 8.5 in. / 360 pgs. | 7/31/2010 | Awaiting stock
ISBN 9780949004185 | $35.00


Fairland: Explorations, Insights and Outlooks on the Future of Art Fairs
Fairland: Explorations, Insights and Outlooks on the Future of Art Fairs
KOENIG BOOKS

Pbk, 7.5 x 4 in. / 180 pgs / 29 color / 27 bw. | 6/23/2015 | In stock
ISBN 9783863355494 | $19.95


Harald Szeemann
Harald Szeemann
JRP|RINGIER

Paperback, 6.25 x 9 in. / 240 pgs / 60 bw. | 3/1/2008 | Awaiting stock
ISBN 9783905829099 | $25.00


How to Do Things with Art
How to Do Things with Art
JRP|RINGIER

Pbk, 6 x 8.25 in. / 208 pgs / 19 bw. | 11/30/2010 | In stock
ISBN 9783037641040 | $29.95


Making Art Global (Part 1)
Making Art Global (Part 1)
AFTERALL BOOKS

Pbk, 6.25 x 8.75 in. / 250 pgs / 105 color / 18 bw. | 1/31/2012 | In stock
ISBN 9783865609939 | $27.50


Museum of the Future
Museum of the Future
JRP|RINGIER

Pbk, 6 x 8.25 in. / 240 pgs / 31 bw. | 2/24/2015 | Awaiting stock
ISBN 9783037643839 | $29.95


On Curating: Interviews with Ten International Curators
On Curating: Interviews with Ten International Curators
D.A.P./DISTRIBUTED ART PUBLISHERS

Pbk, 6.5 x 9.5 in. / 144 pgs / 50 color. | 1/31/2010 | In stock
ISBN 9781935202004 | $29.95


Pictures, Patents, Monkeys, And More…On Collecting
Pictures, Patents, Monkeys, And More…On Collecting
INDEPENDENT CURATORS INTERNATIONAL, NEW YORK

Hardcover, 8 x 10 in. / 72 pgs / 45 color. | 2/2/2001 | In stock
ISBN 9780916365592 | $21.95


Seen, Written
Seen, Written
GREGORY R. MILLER & CO.

Pbk, 7 x 9 in. / 220 pgs. | 3/31/2011 | In stock
ISBN 9780980024296 | $25.00


Show Time: The 50 Most Influential Exhibitions of Contemporary Art
Show Time: The 50 Most Influential Exhibitions of Contemporary Art
D.A.P./DISTRIBUTED ART PUBLISHERS, INC.

Hbk, 8 x 10.25 in. / 256 pgs / 187 color / 15 bw. | 3/31/2014 | In stock
ISBN 9781938922336 | $45.00


Talking Contemporary Curating
Talking Contemporary Curating
INDEPENDENT CURATORS INTERNATIONAL

Pbk, 5.5 x 8 in. / 304 pgs. | 11/24/2015 | Awaiting stock
ISBN 9780916365905 | $19.95


Teaching Art in the Neoliberal Realm
Teaching Art in the Neoliberal Realm
VALIZ/ANTENNAE SERIES

Flexi, 5.25 x 8.25 in. / 288 pgs / illustrated throughout. | 5/31/2012 | In stock
ISBN 9789078088578 | $28.95


Ten Fundamental Questions of Curating
Ten Fundamental Questions of Curating
MOUSSE PUBLISHING

Pbk, 6 x 9.5 in. / 144 pgs. | 10/31/2013 | In stock
ISBN 9788867490530 | $27.50


The Art Life: On Creativity and Career
The Art Life: On Creativity and Career
ATLANTA CONTEMPORARY ART CENTER

Pbk, 6 x 9 in. / 183 pgs / 30 color. | 3/31/2012 | In stock
ISBN 9781450790659 | $25.00


The Fall of The Studio
The Fall of The Studio
VALIZ

Pbk, 5.5 x 8.25 in. / 249 pgs / 9 bw. | 12/31/2009 | In stock
ISBN 9789078088295 | $27.50


This Is the Flow: The Museum as a Space for Ideas
This Is the Flow: The Museum as a Space for Ideas
VALIZ

Pbk, 7.25 x 10.25 in. / 260 pgs / 189 bw. | 3/1/2009 | Awaiting stock
ISBN 9789078088240 | $32.50


Triple Bound
Triple Bound
VALIZ/ANTENNAE SERIES

Pbk, 5.5 x 8.25 in. / 240 pgs / 10 bw. | 12/29/2015 | Awaiting stock
ISBN 9789078088493 | $27.50


World Art Studies
World Art Studies
VALIZ

Paperback, 6.75 x 9.5 in. / 464 pgs / 42 bw. | 10/1/2008 | In stock
ISBN 9789078088226 | $39.95






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