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René Block

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Broken Music

Edited by Ursula Block, Michael Glasmeier. Preface by René Block, Ursula Block. Text by Michael Glasmeier, Theodor W. Adorno, Jean Dubuffet, Milan Knížák, Laszlo Moholy-Nagy, Hans Rudolf Zeller. Afterword by Christiane Seiffert.

Pbk, 8.25 x 10.25 in. / 280 pgs / 22 color / 599 bw. | 11/20/2018 | In stock
ISBN 9780991558599 | $34.00


René Block: Ich kenne kein Weekend

Edited by Marius Babias, Birgit Eusterschulte, Stella Rollig. Foreword by Marius Babias, Thomas Köhler. Introduction by Birgit Eusterschulte. Text by Philip Ursprung.

Pbk, 6.75 x 12 in. / 540 pgs / 450 color / 300 bw. | 2/23/2016 | In stock
ISBN 9783863358112 | $55.00


      

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Record Again!

Edited by Christoph Blase, Peter Weibel. Text by René Block, Walter Grasskamp, Wulf Herzogenrath.

Hbk, 7.5 x 10 in. / 536 pgs / 344 color / 296 bw. | 6/30/2011 | Not available
ISBN 9783775725224 | $55.00


What's Fluxus? What's Not! Why.

Artwork by Robert Filliou, Dick Higgins, Kate Millett, Tomas Schimit, Ben Vautier, Robert Watts, La Monte Young, George Brecht, Allan Kaprow, Per Kirkeby, George Maciunas, Yoko Ono, Nam June Paik, Wolf Vostell. Edited by Jon Hendricks, Thomas Kellein, Joan Rothfuss. Text by Tobias Berger, René Block, Ina Blom, Harry Ruhé, Arthur Danto.

Hardcover, 12.5 x 10 in. / 272 pgs / 88 color / 49 bw. | 3/2/2003 | Not available
ISBN 9781564661043 | $85.00


Vostell Automobile

Edited by Pablo J. Rico. Essays by Rudij Bergmann, Rene Block, Jose Antonio Agundez Garcia, Jorn Merkert, Michaela Nolte, Heinz Ohff.

Hardcover, 7.5 x 11.5 in. / 352 pgs / 115 color / 115 bw. | 5/2/2001 | Not available
ISBN 9783803030931 | $55.00


Broken MusicBroken Music

Artists' Recordworks

Published by Primary Information.
Edited by Ursula Block, Michael Glasmeier. Preface by René Block, Ursula Block. Text by Michael Glasmeier, Theodor W. Adorno, Jean Dubuffet, Milan Knížák, Laszlo Moholy-Nagy, Hans Rudolf Zeller. Afterword by Christiane Seiffert.

Facsimile edition of the definitive guide to records by artists

Broken Music is an essential guide and discography for recordings and audio works by visual artists, originally published in 1989 and edited by Ursula Block (founder of Gelbe Musik in Berlin) and Michael Glasmeier. Records chosen for the publication revolved around four criteria: record covers created as original work by visual artists; record or sound producing objects (sculptures); books and publications that contain a record or recorded media object; and records or recorded media that have sound by visual artists. Hundreds of works are documented by artists such as Vito Acconci, albrecht d., Joseph Beuys, Laurie Anderson, Guillaume Apollinaire, Karel Appel, Antonin Artaud, John Baldessari, Hugo Ball, Harry Bertoia, William S. Burroughs, John Cage, Henri Chopin, Henning Christiansen, William Copley, Philip Corner, Merce Cunningham, Hanne Darboven, Jim Dine, Jean Dubuffet, Marcel Duchamp, Fischli/Weiss, R. Buckminster Fuller, Allen Ginsberg, Philip Glass, Jack Goldstein, Hans Haacke, Richard Hamilton, Bernard Heidsieck, Isidore Isou, Marcel Janco, Allan Kaprow, Martin Kippenberger, Milan Knížák, Christina Kubisch, Laibach, John Lennon, Hermann Nitsch, Claes Oldenburg, Yoko Ono, Dennis Oppenheim, Nam June Paik, Tom Philips, Robert Rauschenberg, The Red Crayola, Jim Rosenquist, Dieter Roth, Gerhard Rühm, Conrad Schnitzler, Kurt Schwitters, selten gehörte Musik, Richard Serra, Robert Smithson, Michael Snow, Jean Tinguely, Yoshi Wada, William Wegman and Lawrence Weiner, among others.



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René Block: Ich kenne kein WeekendRené Block: Ich kenne kein Weekend

Schriften und Dokumente seit 1964

Published by Walther König, Köln.
Edited by Marius Babias, Birgit Eusterschulte, Stella Rollig. Foreword by Marius Babias, Thomas Köhler. Introduction by Birgit Eusterschulte. Text by Philip Ursprung.

Having represented Beuys, Richter and Polke. René Block (born 1942) ranks among the central figures of the 1960s avant-garde. This publication collects writings by and interviews with Block, organized chronologically.

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Record Again!Record Again!

40yearsvideoart.de Part 2

Published by Hatje Cantz.
Edited by Christoph Blase, Peter Weibel. Text by René Block, Walter Grasskamp, Wulf Herzogenrath.

Record Again! is one outcome of the laudable “40yearsvideoart.de” conservation project, which has sought to combat the physical fragility and limited life span of outdated formats by tracing lost video works of the 1960s and 1970s. Scouring museum storage closets, archives and artists' basements, the project succeeded in retrieving and restoring over 50 early video works by Joseph Beuys, Ricardi Peredo, Klaus vom Bruch, Egon Bunne, Valeska Gert, Freddy Paul Grunert, Jörg Herold, Nam June Paik, Alexander Kluge, Gerd Kroske, Marcus Kaiser, Korpys/Löffler, Urs Lüthi, Anna Oppermann, Susanne Ofteringer, Klaus Rinke and many others, screening them for the first time in 30 years. Also supplying an illustrated history of video techniques and discussions on modern conservational practices, Record Again! includes texts by artists, curators and media scholars that consider one of the most influential genres in twentieth and twenty-first century art.

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Hatje Cantz

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Hardcover, 7.5 x 10 in. / 536 pgs / 344 color / 296 bw.

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Catalog: SPRING 2010 p. 81   

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What's Fluxus? What's Not! Why.What's Fluxus? What's Not! Why.

Published by Centro Cultural/Banco do Brasil.
Artwork by Robert Filliou, Dick Higgins, Kate Millett, Tomas Schimit, Ben Vautier, Robert Watts, La Monte Young, George Brecht, Allan Kaprow, Per Kirkeby, George Maciunas, Yoko Ono, Nam June Paik, Wolf Vostell. Edited by Jon Hendricks, Thomas Kellein, Joan Rothfuss. Text by Tobias Berger, René Block, Ina Blom, Harry Ruhé, Arthur Danto.

Born of necessity in 1961, fathered by George Maciunas and mothered by the rejection of high art and commerical values, the anti-art Fluxus movement is here recorded with encyclopedic thoroughness. With historical essays by Fluxus artists including George Brecht, Robert Filliou, Dick Higgins, Allan Kaprow, Per Kirkeby, Yoko Ono, Nam June Paik and Maciunas, and critical passages by Arthur Danto, Joan Rothfuss, and others, this book questions what it asks, in true Fluxus fashion.

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Hardcover, 12.5 x 10 in. / 272 pgs / 88 color / 49 bw.

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Vostell Automobile

Published by Wasmuth.
Edited by Pablo J. Rico. Essays by Rudij Bergmann, Rene Block, Jose Antonio Agundez Garcia, Jorn Merkert, Michaela Nolte, Heinz Ohff.

Perhaps no single technology has defined the postwar world as much as the automobile. The automobile has shaped our physical landscape--our personal, geographical and atmospheric space--as well as our mental world. Since the 1960s, artist Wolf Vostell has been addressing the automobile--as design object, as modern icon, and as an invention capable of shaping and altering the world around it--in ''auto-sculptures'' and performances. Vostell--Automobile documents Vostell's career over the past 40 years, from his early, Pop-influenced work, to his auto-sculptures, auto-happenings and auto-installations, as well as object-pictures like Zyklus Mania and his Project for a new flag for the German Republic, a proposal for a new flag that would reflect the autmobilization and mechanization of modern life.

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Wasmuth

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Hardcover, 7.5 x 11.5 in. / 352 pgs / 115 color / 115 bw.

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Catalog: SPRING 2001

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ISBN 9783803030931 FLAT40
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STATUS: Out of print | 5/1/2009

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