Edited with text by Adam Szymczyk. Text by Noit Banai, W.E.B. Du Bois, Piotr Forecki, Jan Tomasz Gross, Milena Jesenská, Luiza Nader, Adolf Muschg, Bonaventure Soh Bejeng Ndikung, Michael Rothberg, Dariusz Stola, Joanna Tokarska-Bakir.
An illustrated reader on Polish memory politics
Flexi, 6.5 x 9.25 in. / 224 pgs / 23 color. | 1/10/2023 | In stock $35.00
Published by Walther König, Köln. Edited with text by Adam Szymczyk. Text by Noit Banai, W.E.B. Du Bois, Piotr Forecki, Jan Tomasz Gross, Milena Jesenská, Luiza Nader, Adolf Muschg, Bonaventure Soh Bejeng Ndikung, Michael Rothberg, Dariusz Stola, Joanna Tokarska-Bakir.
This volume presents historical and newly commissioned texts addressing the memory politics in Poland and beyond. Interspersed with paintings by Polish artist Wilhelm Sasnal (born 1972), produced between 1999 and 2021, the anthology examines the root causes of contemporary racism and xenophobia.
Published by Whitechapel Gallery. Text by Ulrich Wilmes. Interview by Achim Borchardt-Hume.
Mixing art historical references with images taken from the internet, the paintings of Polish artist Wilhelm Sasnal (born 1972) borrow liberally from the image glut around us, appropriating anything from icons of popular culture such as Roy Orbison to paintings of the past such as Georges Seurat’s “Bathers at Asničres”--from the lonesome cowboys in a Steven Spielberg film to the photographs of Enrique Metinides. In an era flooded by photographic images, Sasnal’s work attests to the continuous spellbinding power of painting to cohere and recode visual data. This volume, published for a major show at the Whitechapel Gallery in London, surveys Sasnal’s paintings of the past ten years. It opens with recent works referencing world events and the artist’s extensive travels before returning to Pop-inspired work from the 1990s and reflections on the troubled history of his native Poland.
BOOK FORMAT Paperback, 10.75 x 10 in. / 106 pgs / 91 color / 2 bw.
PUBLISHING STATUS Pub Date 2/29/2012 Out of print
DISTRIBUTION D.A.P. Exclusive Catalog: SPRING 2012 p. 78
PRODUCT DETAILS ISBN 9780854881994TRADE List Price: $40.00 CDN $50.00
Published by Veenman Publishers. Artwork by Wilhelm Sasnal.
Is Wilhelm Sasnal (born in 1972 in Poland) the best painter to emerge in the twenty-first century? This small volume presents highlights from his early career along with several extraordinary new canvases and a series of 16mm films and video work from the artist's recent travels in the U.S. and Brazil.
PUBLISHER Veenman Publishers
BOOK FORMAT Paperback, 6.5 x 8 in. / 56 pgs / 32 color.
PUBLISHING STATUS Pub Date 8/15/2006 No longer our product
DISTRIBUTION D.A.P. Exclusive Catalog: FALL 2006 p. 126
PRODUCT DETAILS ISBN 9789086900046TRADE List Price: $20.00 CDN $25.00
Published by Hatje Cantz. Essays by Ulrich Loock, Carina Plath and Beatrix Ruf.
The art of young polish painter Wilhelm Sasnal offers an entirely new and unfamiliar perspective on the meaning of images of day-to-day reality. In them, Sasnal's own existential fears and concerns about Polish society mix with sources such as Rodchenko, Art Spiegelmann's comic MAUs, and concert photographs of Sonic Youth.