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Curatorial Studies & Criticism: Course Titles

Aby Warburg: Bilderatlas Mnemosyne Text by Roberto Ohrt, Axel Heil, Bernd Scherer, Bill Sherman, Claudia Wedepohl.

From 1925 until his death in 1929, the great German art theorist and cultural scholar Aby Warburg worked on an ambitious, unprecedented project he called the Mnemosyne Atlas: a series of 63 large themed panels, >>more
Hatje Cantz
ISBN 9783775746939
US $230.00 CAN $325.00 FLAT40
Clth, 17 x 25 in. / 176 pgs / 63 color.
Pub Date: 05/26/2020 Out of stock

Can the Subaltern Speak? By Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak. Edited by Amber Husain, Mark Lewis. Art by Estefania Peńafiel Loaiza.

In 1985, Indian scholar Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak (born 1942) published what would become a landmark essay in the academic study of colonialism. “Can the Subaltern Speak?” interrogates the obstructions that prevent certain subjects from being >>more
Walther König, Köln/Afterall Books
ISBN 9783960989004
US $18.00 CAN $25.00 TRADE
Pbk, 6 x 8.25 in. / 148 pgs / 20 color.
Pub Date: 06/08/2021 In stock

City, Civility and Capitalism Edited by Kurt Almqvist, Mattias Hessérus.

What role does architecture and trade play in creating civilized societies? How can we create urban environments where the individual can flourish? These questions have taken on a new significance as COVID-19 has reshaped the >>more
Bokförlaget Stolpe
ISBN 9789189069145
US $25.00 CAN $34.00 TRADE
Clth, 7 x 9.75 in. / 140 pgs / 19 color / 6 b&w.
Pub Date: 05/03/2022 In stock

Classics of Applied History Edited by John Bew, Mattias Hessérus, Georg Iggers, Konrad von Moltke, John Neville Figgis, Reginald Vere Laurence, Hal Brands, Jeremi Suri.

The admonition that we should learn from history is a well-known truism, but what does that actually mean? In other words, what is history? This anthology compiles the best-known discussions of the topic. From Thucydides’ >>more
Bokförlaget Stolpe
ISBN 9789189425064
US $35.00 CAN $47.00 TRADE
Hbk, 8.75 x 10.75 in. / 200 pgs.
Pub Date: 01/03/2023 Awaiting stock

Curating Digital Art Edited by Annet Dekker.

What is the role of the curator when organizing digital art exhibitions in offline and online spaces? Analyzing the influence and impact of curating digital art through more than 20 interviews with artists and curators >>more
Valiz
ISBN 9789493246010
US $29.95 CAN $39.95 TRADE
Pbk, 5.5 x 9.5 in. / 256 pgs / 40 b&w.
Pub Date: 11/23/2021 In stock

Design as an Attitude: New Edition By Alice Rawsthorn. Edited by Clément Dirié.

Acclaimed author Alice Rawsthorn revises her bestselling field guide to design in the wake of a pandemic, technological change and the escalating climate emergency.
Four years after its initial release, Alice Rawsthorn's bestselling book is >>more
JRP|Editions
ISBN 9783037645826
US $29.95 CAN $39.95 TRADE
Pbk, 6 x 8.25 in. / 224 pgs / 28 b&w.
Pub Date: 12/20/2022 Awaiting stock

Hidden in Plain Sight: Selected Writings of Karin Higa Edited with introduction by Julie Ault. Foreword by Pamela M. Lee.

Edited by artist, curator, writer and editor Julie Ault, Hidden in Plain Sight brings together essential writings by the trailblazing art historian and curator Karin Higa (1966–2013). The selected essays, written between 1992 and 2011, >>more
Dancing Foxes Press
ISBN 9781954947023
US $39.95 CAN $53.95 TRADE
Hbk, 6.75 x 9 in. / 416 pgs / 150 color / 80 b&w.
Pub Date: 12/06/2022 Awaiting stock

Lastgaspism: Art and Survival in the Age of Pandemic Edited by Anthony Romero, Daniel Tucker, Dan S. Wang. Text by Kimberly Bain, Sandra de la Loza, Cheryl Derricotte, DS4SI (Kenneth Bailey and Lori Lobenstine), Erin Genia, Pato Hebert, Damon Locks, Kelli Morgan, Karthik Pandian.

Collecting interviews, critical essays and artist portfolios, Lastgaspism considers matters of life and death in relation to breath, both allegorical and literal. Bringing into mutual proximity the ecological, political, public health and spiritual crises of >>more
Soberscove Press
ISBN 9781940190310
US $25.00 CAN $34.00 TRADE
Pbk, 6.75 x 9 in. / 200 pgs / 39 color / 5 b&w.
Pub Date: 03/01/2022 In stock

Mix & Stir: New Outlooks on Contemporary Art from Global Perspectives Edited with text by Helen Westgeest, Kitty Zijlmans.

Aiming to encourage the study of art beyond national constraints and cultural domination, Mix & Stir proposes a voyage similar to that of culinary discovery, to arrive at a true “world art studies.” Contributions are >>more
Valiz
ISBN 9789493246058
US $39.95 CAN $53.95 TRADE
Pbk, 6.25 x 9 in. / 432 pgs / 90 b&w.
Pub Date: 02/08/2022 In stock

Mount Analogue By René Daumal. Translation and introduction by Roger Shattuck. Postface by Véra Daumal.

A beloved cult classic of surrealism, pataphysics and Gurdjieffian mysticism, René Daumal’s Mount Analogue is the allegorical tale of an expedition to a mountain whose existence can only be deduced, not observed. As its numerous >>more
Exact Change
ISBN 9781878972439
US $15.95 CAN $24.95 TRADE
Pbk, 6 x 8 in. / 160 pgs.
Pub Date: 09/17/2019 In stock

Museum of the Future: Now What? Edited with introduction by Cristina Bechtler, Dora Imhof. Text by Chris Dercon, Hans Ulrich Obrist.

Gathering together fresh perspectives from more than 25 leading art and museum figures—including artists, architects, curators and museum directors—from all over the world, this collection of interviews and contributions shares idiosyncratic views, feedback and visions >>more
JRP|Editions
ISBN 9783037645697
US $29.95 CAN $39.95 TRADE
Pbk, 6 x 8.25 in. / 208 pgs / 30 b&w.
Pub Date: 03/15/2022 In stock

On Curating: Interviews with Ten International Curators 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 >>more
D.A.P./Distributed Art Publishers
ISBN 9781935202004
US $29.95 CAN $39.95 TRADE
Pbk, 6.5 x 9.5 in. / 144 pgs / 50 color.
Pub Date: 01/31/2010 In stock
Painting is a Supreme Fiction: Writings by Jesse Murry, 1980–1993 Edited with introduction by Jarrett Earnest. Foreword by Hilton Als.

This unprecedented collection compiles the writings of artist and poet Jesse Murry (1948–93), an extraordinary thinker who believed in the capacity of painting to hold the complexity of human meaning. Painting Is a Supreme Fiction >>more
Soberscove Press
ISBN 9781940190303
US $32.00 CAN $44.00 TRADE
Pbk, 6.5 x 8 in. / 312 pgs / 15 color / 11 b&w.
Pub Date: 09/28/2021 In stock

The Auto-Ethnographic Turn in Design Edited with text by Louise Schouwenberg, Michael Kaethler.

The "auto-ethnographic turn" in design is emerging from a growing recognition of design’s capacity to make sense of one’s world. This book’s first section, Ideas and Dialogues, compiles reflections and conversations between theorists, educators and >>more
Valiz
ISBN 9789493246041
US $35.00 CAN $47.00 TRADE
Pbk, 6.75 x 9.5 in. / 336 pgs / 150 color / 30 b&w.
Pub Date: 03/01/2022 In stock

The Future of the Museum: 28 Dialogues By András Szántó.

2020 ushered in a new decade and with it a series of unforeseen events that have reoriented the future. As the coronavirus forced businesses and institutions to close all over the world, museums likewise shuttered. >>more
Hatje Cantz
ISBN 9783775748278
US $25.00 CAN $34.50 TRADE
Pbk, 4.75 x 7.5 in. / 320 pgs / 30 color.
Pub Date: 01/12/2021 In stock

The Outwardness of Art: Selected Writings of Adrian Stokes Edited with introduction by Thomas Evans.

Immensely influential and beloved by artists, writers and theorists alike, Adrian Stokes (1902–72) was the last of the great British amateur art historians in the tradition of Ruskin and Berenson, and—as the first art theorist >>more
Ridinghouse
ISBN 9781909932487
US $27.50 CAN $39.95 TRADE
Pbk, 6 x 8.5 in. / 592 pgs.
Pub Date: 04/21/2020 In stock

The Pragmatism in the History of Art By Molly Nesbit.

First published in 2013 and quickly going out of print, Molly Nesbit’s The Pragmatism in the History of Art traces the questions that modern art history and theory has used to make sense of the >>more
Inventory Press
ISBN 9781941753279
US $30.00 CAN $42.00 TRADE
Hbk, 6 x 9 in. / 128 pgs / 15 color / 17 b&w.
Pub Date: 08/04/2020 In stock

The Sounding Cosmos By Sixten Ringbom. Foreword by Daniel Birnbaum, Julia Voss. Translation by Ruth Urbom.

For many years, relatively few people knew of spiritualism’s impact on the birth of abstract art. But when the Finnish art historian Sixten Ringbom’s book The Sounding Cosmos was published in 1970, the writing of >>more
Bokförlaget Stolpe
ISBN 9789189425354
US $30.00 CAN $40.00 TRADE
Hbk, 6.75 x 9.5 in. / 350 pgs / 100 color / 100 b&w.
Pub Date: 06/21/2022 In stock

The Subversion of Images By Paul Nougé. Edited by Marcel Marien. Translated by Michael Kasper. Afterword by Xavier Canonne.

First edited and published by Marcel Marien in 1968 in a limited edition of 230 copies, half a year after Paul Nougé’s death, The Subversion of Images is a miniature classic in both the photobook >>more
Wakefield Press
ISBN 9781939663474
US $14.95 CAN $19.95 TRADE
Pbk, 4.5 x 7 in. / 58 pgs / 19 b&w.
Pub Date: 01/21/2020 In stock

Whitewalling: Art, Race & Protest in 3 Acts By Aruna D'Souza.

In 2017, the Whitney Biennial included a painting by a white artist, Dana Schutz, of the lynched body of a young black child, Emmett Till. In 1979, anger brewed over a show at New York’s >>more
Badlands Unlimited
ISBN 9781943263141
US $19.99 CAN $27.95 TRADE
Pbk, 6 x 9 in. / 160 pgs.
Pub Date: 05/22/2018 In stock

Why Art Criticism? A Reader Edited by Beate Söntgen, Julia Voss.

This reader puts into conversation a diverse range of perspectives in art theory and history, with texts from the 18th century to the present. Editors Beate Söntgen and Julia Voss have invited art theorists from >>more
Hatje Cantz
ISBN 9783775750745
US $35.00 CAN $48.00 TRADE
Pbk, 5.5 x 8.25 in. / 464 pgs / 30 color.
Pub Date: 06/28/2022 In stock

JRP Documents

DESIGN AS AN ATTITUDE: NEW EDITION
By Alice Rawsthorn. Edited by Clément Dirié.
JRP|EDITIONS
ISBN: 9783037645826 | US $29.95
Pub Date: 12/20/2022
Forthcoming
RESISTANCE ANEW
Edited with text by Bernard Fibicher.
JRP|EDITIONS
ISBN: 9783037645802 | US $29.95
Pub Date: 7/12/2022
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NIKLAUS TROXLER: POSTER COLLECTION 34
Edited by Bettina Richter. Text by Daniel Martin Feige.
LARS MüLLER PUBLISHERS
ISBN: 9783037786871 | US $25.00
Pub Date: 5/3/2022
Active | In stock
MUSEUM OF THE FUTURE: NOW WHAT?
Edited with introduction by Cristina Bechtler, Dora Imhof. Text by Chris Dercon, Hans Ulrich Obrist.
JRP|EDITIONS
ISBN: 9783037645697 | US $29.95
Pub Date: 3/15/2022
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MINOR CINEMA: EXPERIMENTAL FILM IN SWITZERLAND
Edited with text by François Bovier, Adeena Mey, Thomas Schärer, Fred Truniger. Text by Renate Buschmann, Marcy Goldberg, Ute Holl, Ian Wooldridge.
JRP|RINGIER
ISBN: 9783037645505 | US $29.95
Pub Date: 10/27/2020
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AN ASSOCIATIVE ART HISTORY
By Tomáš Pospiszyl. Edited by Vít Havránek. Text by Sven Spieker.
JRP|RINGIER
ISBN: 9783037645178 | US $29.95
Pub Date: 4/24/2018
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THE PRIVATE MUSEUM OF THE FUTURE
JRP|RINGIER
ISBN: 9783037645208 | US $29.95
Pub Date: 8/28/2018
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THE INDIAN FILES
Edited by Clément Dirié, Shanay Jhaveri. Text by Shanay Jhaveri, Hans Ulrich Obrist.
JRP|EDITIONS
ISBN: 9783037645000 | US $29.95
Pub Date: 1/3/2023
Forthcoming
WRITINGS ON WADE GUYTON
Edited by Tim Griffin. Text by Daniel Baumann, Johanna Burton, Bettina Funcke, John Kelsey, Vincent Pécoil, Scott Rothkopf, et al.
JRP|RINGIER
ISBN: 9783037644737 | US $29.95
Pub Date: 4/24/2018
Active | In stock
SPACESCAPES DANCE & DRAWING
Edited with text by Sarah Burkhalter, Laurence Schmidlin. Text by Gabriele Brandstetter, Pauline Chevalier, et al. Interviews with Cindy Van Acker, Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker, et al.
JRP|RINGIER
ISBN: 9783037644690 | US $29.95
Pub Date: 5/23/2017
Active | In stock
CINEMA IN THE EXPANDED FIELD
Edited by François Bovier, Adeena Mey. Text by Xavier García Bardón, François Bovier, Érik Bullot, et al.
JRP|RINGIER
ISBN: 9783037644331 | US $29.95
Pub Date: 3/22/2016
Active | In stock
HANS ULRICH OBRIST: THE CZECH FILES
JRP|RINGIER
ISBN: 9783037643877 | US $29.95
Pub Date: 2/24/2015
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MUSEUM OF THE FUTURE
Edited by Cristina Bechtler, Dora Imhof. Text by John Baldessari, Bice Curiger, Chris Dercon, et al.
JRP|RINGIER
ISBN: 9783037643839 | US $29.95
Pub Date: 2/24/2015
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PARACHUTE: THE ANTHOLOGY, VOL. III
JRP|RINGIER
ISBN: 9783037643822 | US $29.95
Pub Date: 2/24/2015
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JEFF DERKSEN: AFTER EUPHORIA
Edited by Kathy Slade. Text by Jeff Derksen.
JRP|RINGIER
ISBN: 9783037641972 | US $29.95
Pub Date: 3/31/2014
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PARACHUTE: THE ANTHOLOGY, VOLUME II
JRP|RINGIER
ISBN: 9783037642832 | US $29.95
Pub Date: 3/31/2014
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MORE THAN YOU WANTED TO KNOW ABOUT JOHN BALDESSARI
Edited by Meg Cranston, Hans Ulrich Obrist.
JRP|RINGIER
ISBN: 9783037642566 | US $29.95
Pub Date: 9/30/2013
Active | In stock
CONTEMPORARY ART THEORY
By Igor Zabel. Edited by Igor Spanjol.
JRP|RINGIER
ISBN: 9783037642382 | US $29.95
Pub Date: 3/31/2013
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ART IS A PROBLEM
By Joshua Decter. Edited by John Miller.
JRP|RINGIER
ISBN: 9783037641958 | US $29.95
Pub Date: 3/31/2014
Active | In stock
A BRIEF HISTORY OF NEW MUSIC
Edited by Lionel Bovier.
JRP|RINGIER
ISBN: 9783037641903 | US $29.95
Pub Date: 3/31/2014
Active | In stock
MORE THAN YOU WANTED TO KNOW ABOUT JOHN BALDESSARI
Edited by Meg Cranston, Hans Ulrich Obrist.
JRP|RINGIER
ISBN: 9783037641927 | US $29.95
Pub Date: 11/30/2013
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BETWEEN THE IMAGES
By Raymond Bellour. Edited by Lionel Bovier.
JRP|RINGIER
ISBN: 9783037641446 | US $29.95
Pub Date: 1/31/2013
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TIME ACTION VISION
By Christian Höller. Edited by Anne-Julie Raccoursier.
JRP|RINGIER
ISBN: 9783037641248 | US $29.95
Pub Date: 8/31/2010
Active | In stock
A BRIEF HISTORY OF CURATING
Edited by Hans Ulrich Obrist.
JRP|RINGIER
ISBN: 9783905829556 | US $24.95
Pub Date: 10/1/2008
Active | In stock

Valiz Antennae

PERFORMING MOURNING
By Guy Cools.
VALIZ
ISBN: 9789492095985 | US $27.50
Pub Date: 11/2/2021
Active | In stock
THE AESTHETICS OF AMBIGUITY
Edited with text by Nav Haq, Pascal Gielen. Text by Paolo Favero, Christine Greiner, Max Haiven, Hedwig Houben, You Mi, Bojana Piškur, Public Movement.
VALIZ/ANTENNAE-ARTS IN SOCIETY SERIES
ISBN: 9789492095763 | US $27.50
Pub Date: 2/2/2021
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THE FUTURE OF THE NEW
VALIZ/ANTENNAE
ISBN: 9789492095589 | US $28.95
Pub Date: 1/22/2019
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OF SPONGE, STONE AND THE INTERTWINEMENT WITH THE HERE AND NOW
By Janneke Wesseling.
VALIZ/VIS-ŕ-VIS
ISBN: 9789492095213 | US $15.00
Pub Date: 2/28/2017
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IMAGINATIVE BODIES
Edited by Lisa Marie Bowler. Text by Guy Cools. Interviews with Sue Buckmaster, Jonathan Burrows, Rosemary Butcher, Dana Caspersen, Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui, Jonzi D, et al.
VALIZ/ANTENNAE SERIES
ISBN: 9789492095206 | US $25.00
Pub Date: 2/28/2017
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THE PRACTICE OF DRAMATURGY
Edited by Konstantina Georgelou, Efrosini Protopapa, Danae Theodoridou. Text by Una Bauer, Simon Bayly, Andrea Boži´c, Nicola Conibere, Guy Cools, et al.
VALIZ/ANTENNAE SERIES
ISBN: 9789492095183 | US $25.00
Pub Date: 2/28/2017
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THE PERFECT SPECTATOR
By Janneke Wesseling.
VALIZ/VIS-ŕ-VIS
ISBN: 9789080818507 | US $30.00
Pub Date: 10/24/2017
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MOBILE AUTONOMY
Edited by Nico Dockx, Pascal Gielen. Text by A Dog Republic, Nico Dockx, Jef Geys, Pascal Gielen, Erik Hagoort, Thomas Hirschhorn, et al.
VALIZ/ANTENNAE SERIES
ISBN: 9789492095107 | US $28.95
Pub Date: 4/26/2016
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INTERRUPTING THE CITY
Edited by Sander Bax, Pascal Gielen, Bram Ieven. Text by Sander Bax, Bojana Cveji´c, Lieven De Cauter, Pascal Gielen, Odile Heynders, Bram Ieven, Vanessa Joosen, Jenniffer Miller, et al.
VALIZ/ANTENNAE SERIES
ISBN: 9789492095022 | US $28.95
Pub Date: 4/26/2016
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THE MURMURING OF THE ARTISTIC MULTITUDE
Text by Pascal Gielen.
VALIZ/ANTENNAE SERIES
ISBN: 9789492095046 | US $28.95
Pub Date: 9/29/2015
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NO CULTURE, NO EUROPE
Edited by Pascal Gielen. Text by Rosi Braidotti, Kurt De Boodt, Pascal Gielen, et al.
VALIZ/ANTENNAE SERIES
ISBN: 9789492095039 | US $28.95
Pub Date: 9/29/2015
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AESTHETIC JUSTICE
Edited by Pascal Gielen, Niels Van Tomme. Text by Zoe Beloff, Arne De Boever, Mark Fisher, et al.
VALIZ/ANTENNAE SERIES
ISBN: 9789078088868 | US $28.95
Pub Date: 3/24/2015
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ALTERNATIVE MAINSTREAM
By Gert Keunen.
VALIZ/ANTENNAE SERIES
ISBN: 9789078088950 | US $28.95
Pub Date: 4/28/2015
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THE ETHICS OF ART
VALIZ/ANTENNAE SERIES
ISBN: 9789078088875 | US $28.95
Pub Date: 9/30/2014
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DREAD
VALIZ/ANTENNAE SERIES
ISBN: 9789078088813 | US $28.95
Pub Date: 2/28/2014
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PARTICIPATION IS RISKY
Edited by Liesbeth Huybrechts. Text by Liesbeth Huybrechts, Cristiano Storni, Yanki Lee, Selina Schepers, Jessica Schoffelen, Katrien Dreessen.
VALIZ/ANTENNAE SERIES
ISBN: 9789078088776 | US $28.95
Pub Date: 4/30/2014
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INSTITUTIONAL ATTITUDES
VALIZ/ANTENNAE SERIES
ISBN: 9789078088684 | US $28.95
Pub Date: 7/31/2013
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MOVING TOGETHER
By Rudi Laermans.
VALIZ/ANTENNAE SERIES
ISBN: 9789078088523 | US $28.95
Pub Date: 12/29/2015
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Afterall Exhibition Histories

ART AND ITS WORLDS: EXHIBITIONS, INSTITUTIONS AND ART BECOMING PUBLIC
Introduction by Charles Esche, Lucy Steeds, David Morris.
WALTHER KöNIG, KöLN/AFTERALL BOOKS
ISBN: 9783960989172 | US $35.00
Pub Date: 11/9/2021
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ARTIST-TO-ARTIST: INDEPENDENT ART FESTIVALS IN CHIANG MAI 1992–98
Edited with text by David Teh. Text by Patrick D. Flores, May Adadol Ingawanij, Uthit Athimana, Thasnai Sethaseree.
KOENIG BOOKS
ISBN: 9783960982296 | US $29.95
Pub Date: 2/19/2019
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EXHIBITION, DESIGN, PARTICIPATION
Edited with text by Elena Crippa. Text by David Sylvester, Martin Beek, Owen Hatherly, Lucy Steeds.
AFTERALL BOOKS
ISBN: 9783863358976 | US $27.50
Pub Date: 9/27/2016
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CULTURAL ANTHROPOPHAGY
Introduction by Pablo Lafuente. Text by Lisette Lagnado, Renato Sztutman, Mirtes Marins de Oliveira, Carmen Mörsch, Catrin Seefranz. Interviews by Paulo Herkenhoff.
AFTERALL BOOKS
ISBN: 9783863355548 | US $27.50
Pub Date: 10/27/2015
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EXHIBITION AS SOCIAL INTERVENTION
AFTERALL BOOKS
ISBN: 9783863354480 | US $27.50
Pub Date: 10/31/2014
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