BOOKS ON CURATORIAL AND MUSEUM STUDIES

PUBLISHER
D.A.P./Distributed Art Publishers

BOOK FORMAT
Paperback, 6.5 x 9.5 in. / 144 pgs / 50 color.

PUBLISHING STATUS
Pub Date
Active

DISTRIBUTION
D.A.P. Exclusive
Catalog: FALL 2009 p. 174   

PRODUCT DETAILS
ISBN 9781935202004 TRADE
List Price: $29.95 CDN $39.95 GBP £27.00

AVAILABILITY
In stock

BROWSE THE 2022 MID WINTER CATALOG

Artbook | D.A.P. Catalog Cover Link

Preview our Mid-Winter 2022 catalog, featuring new books on art, photography, design, architecture, film, music and visual culture.

  

D.A.P./DISTRIBUTED ART PUBLISHERS

On Curating: Interviews with Ten International Curators

By Carolee Thea

By Carolee Thea. Edited by Thomas Micchelli. Foreword by Hans Ulrich Obrist.

On Curating, Carolee Thea's second volume of interviews with ten of today's leading curators, explores the intellectual convictions and personal visions that lay the groundwork for the most prestigious and influential exhibitions in the world today. Among the aesthetic and theoretical issues raised are the relationship between artist and curator, globalism, post-colonialism, capitalism, the future of cultural tourism and the biennial as spectacle or utopian ideal. As Thea notes in her introduction, "the biennial or mega-exhibition--a laboratory for experimentation, investigation and aesthetic liberation--is where the curators' experience and knowledge are tested. As they negotiate venues for artistic expression, intellectual critiques and humanistic concerns in their own societies and others, they are challenged by the certainties and uncertainties of a constantly evolving future." Thea's interviewees are Joseph Backstein, Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev, Okwui Enwezor, Charles Esche, Massimiliano Gioni, RoseLee Goldberg, Mary Jane Jacob, Pi Li, Virginia Perez-Ratton and Rirkrit Tiravanija. On Curating also includes 50 color illustrations of relevant works by (among others) Kutlug Ataman, Tamy Ben-Tor, John Bock, Cao Fei, Olafur Eliasson, Isaac Julien, Francois & Philippe Parreno, Yvonne Rainer, Michael Rakowitz, Doris Salcedo, Allan Sekula, Yinka Shonibare and Francesca Woodman.

Carolee Thea is a curator, critic, art historian and independent scholar. Her first book, Foci: Interviews with Ten International Curators was published in 2001. She is contributing editor at ArtAsiaPacific and Sculpture magazine and was the English editor of Atlántica 45. Her articles, reviews and interviews have been published in many arts journals, among them Parkett, Artforum.com, The New Art Examiner, Modern Painters, Artnet.com, ZSijue 21 Beijing, Heresies, Tema Celeste, Parachute and ArtNews.
On Curating: Interviews with Ten International Curators

in stock  $29.95


Free Shipping

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

FROM THE BOOK
"This book is a wonderful example of curatorial polyphony in the early twenty-first century. Polyphony in music is the confluence of multiple voices, independent melodies woven into counterpoint. The curators in this book have internalized the urgency to generate a situation receptive to complex spaces combining the big and the small, the old and the new, acceleration and deceleration, noise and silence. To change what is expected…"

Hans Ulrich Obrist excerpted from the Foreword to On Curating.

TO READ AN INTERVIEW WITH CAROLEE THEA ABOUT THIS PROJECT, PLEASE VISIT BOMB MAGAZINE'S BLOG.

OF RELATED INTEREST

Words Of Wisdom: A Curator's Vade Mecum

WORDS OF WISDOM: A CURATOR'S VADE MECUM

INDEPENDENT CURATORS INTERNATIONAL (ICI)

ISBN: 9780916365608
USD $14.95
| CAN $17.5 UK £ 12.99

Pub Date: 6/2/2001
Out of print | Not available


A Brief History of Curating

A BRIEF HISTORY OF CURATING

JRP|RINGIER

ISBN: 9783905829556
USD $24.95
| CAN $33.95

Pub Date: 10/1/2008
Active | In stock


FORTHCOMING AND NEW: CRITICISM AND THEORY

Take Me (I'm Yours)

TAKE ME (I'M YOURS)

MOUSSE PUBLISHING

ISBN: 9788867493104
USD $30.00
| CAN $45

Pub Date: 7/23/2019
Active | In stock


The Curator's Egg

THE CURATOR'S EGG

RIDINGHOUSE

ISBN: 9781905464203
USD $35.00
| CAN $45

Pub Date: 2/1/2009
Active | In stock


History Rising

HISTORY RISING

ONOMATOPEE

ISBN: 9789491677304
USD $19.95
| CAN $29.95

Pub Date: 10/20/2015
Active | In stock


The Dissident Goddesses' Project

THE DISSIDENT GODDESSES' PROJECT

VERLAG FüR MODERNE KUNST

ISBN: 9783903572959
USD $35.00
| CAN $48

Pub Date: 12/20/2022
Forthcoming


Together

TOGETHER

HATJE CANTZ

ISBN: 9783775753364
USD $55.00
| CAN $76

Pub Date: 12/20/2022
Forthcoming


Expanding Spatial Narratives

EXPANDING SPATIAL NARRATIVES

MOUSSE PUBLISHING

ISBN: 9788867495054
USD $20.00
| CAN $27

Pub Date: 12/20/2022
Forthcoming


Potosí Principle Archive

POTOSí PRINCIPLE ARCHIVE

WALTHER KöNIG, KöLN

ISBN: 9783753302096
USD $85.00
| CAN $118

Pub Date: 12/20/2022
Forthcoming


Reshaping the Field: Arts of the African Diasporas on Display

RESHAPING THE FIELD: ARTS OF THE AFRICAN DIASPORAS ON DISPLAY

WALTHER KöNIG, KöLN

ISBN: 9783753302386
USD $35.00
| CAN $48

Pub Date: 12/20/2022
Forthcoming


Notes on the Frames of Art

NOTES ON THE FRAMES OF ART

WALTHER KöNIG, KöLN

ISBN: 9783753301297
USD $39.95
| CAN $55.95

Pub Date: 9/13/2022
Active | In stock


Archives & Utopia

ARCHIVES & UTOPIA

SPECTOR BOOKS

ISBN: 9783959055260
USD $15.00
| CAN $21

Pub Date: 3/21/2023
Forthcoming


Imagining the Future Museum: 24 Dialogues with Architects

IMAGINING THE FUTURE MUSEUM: 24 DIALOGUES WITH ARCHITECTS

HATJE CANTZ

ISBN: 9783775752763
USD $28.00
| CAN $39

Pub Date: 1/24/2023
Forthcoming


Museum of the Future: Now What?

MUSEUM OF THE FUTURE: NOW WHAT?

JRP|EDITIONS

ISBN: 9783037645697
USD $29.95
| CAN $39.95

Pub Date: 3/15/2022
Active | In stock