Books on Curatorial and Museum Studies


Friedrich von Borries: Politics of Design, Design of Politics
Edited by Angelika Nollert. Text by Moritz Ahlert, Jens-Uwe Fischer, Benjamin Kasten, Anne Levy, Ingo Offermanns, Wilma Renfordt.

Asserting that “design sexualizes”, “design colonizes” and “design manipulates,” Berlin-based architect, curator and professor of design theory Friedrich von Borries (born 1974) casts a new perspective on Cola advertisements, Sony Walkmans and the Le Corbusier >>more

Walther König, Köln
ISBN 9783960984672
US $30.00 CAN $45.00 FLAT40
Pbk, 9.5 x 13.5 in. / 160 pgs / 80 color / 80 b&w.
Pub Date: 09/17/2019 Awaiting stock

MoMA PS1: A History
Edited by Klaus Biesenbach, Bettina Funke. Text by Phil Aarons, Marina Abramovic, Sarah Arison, agnès b, Linda Blumberg, Janet Cardiff, Chris Dercon, Peter Eleey, Fred Fisher, Tony Guerrero, Larissa Harris, Alanna Heiss, Jonathan Lill, Glenn D. Lowry, Warren Niesluchowski, Carolee Schneemann, Oliver Shultz, James Turrell, Rebecca H. Quaytman, Jeff Weinstein, Martha Wilson, Andrea Zittel. Historical texts by Vito Acconci, Carl Andre, Rudy Burckhardt, Douglas Davis, Simone Forti, Tina Girouard, Philip Glass, Marcia Hafif, Jene Highstein, Nancy Holt, Patrick Ireland, Les Levine, Sol LeWitt, Richard Nonas, Lucio Pozzi, Charlemagne Palestine & Carol Parker, Hannah Wilke.

The first-ever history of New York's pioneering art space, with film stills, ephemera and photography in a scrapbook style
Since its inception in the early 1970s, MoMA PS1 in Long Island City, Queens, has been >>more

The Museum of Modern Art
ISBN 9781633450691
US $65.00 CAN $90.00 TRADE
Hbk, 9 x 10.5 in. / 304 pgs / 300 color.
Pub Date: 01/21/2020 Awaiting stock

Museums at the Post-Digital Turn
Edited by Lorenzo Giusti, Nicola Ricciardi. Text by Gianfranco Maraniello, Massimo Lapucci, Lorenzo Giusti, Boris Groys, Lauren Cornell, Ed Halter, Claire Bishop, Cecile B. Evans & Caroline Christov-Bakargiev, Christiane Paul, Domenico Quaranta, Gail Cochrane & Pier Paolo Peruccio, Cecilia Hurley-Griener, Malene Vest Hansen, Sara Abram, Sanneke Stitger, Hélène Vassal, Lily Diaz-Kommonen, Claudio Germak, Stefano Gabbatore, Michael Grugl.

In Museums at the Post-Digital Turn, critics, researchers, theorists, artists and professionals interpret the role of the contemporary museum as a field of knowledge production. Can the museum space, in its post-digital extension, still function >>more

Mousse Publishing
ISBN 9788867493524
US $18.00 CAN $24.95 TRADE
Pbk, 5 x 8 in. / 368 pgs.
Pub Date: 09/17/2019 Awaiting stock

Practising Art Internationally
Edited with text by Binna Choi, Lisa Rosendahl, Grant Watson, Andrea Phillips. Text by Sara Ahmed, Rustom Bharucha, Alice Creischer, Andreas Siekmann, Matthijs de Bruijne, Kodwo Eshun, Anjalika Sagar, Leela Gandhi, Johanna Gustavsson, Christian Nyampeta, Park Chan-kyong.

Practising Art Internationally aims to detach the notion of international art practice from a rhetoric of globalization and an exclusive focus on the contemporary. It traces a new genealogy of trans-local practices and methods, presenting >>more

ISBN 9789492095619
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Pbk, 6.25 x 8.25 in. / 192 pgs / 20 color / 100 b&w.
Pub Date: 10/22/2019 Awaiting stock



100 Secrets of the Art World
Edited by Thomas Girst, Magnus Resch. What do major artists consider their best-kept secret? What is regarded as confidential knowledge among the key players of the global art market? In 100 Secrets of the Art World, the most powerful international individuals >>more

Koenig Books
ISBN 9783863359614
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Pbk, 4.75 x 6.75 in. / 144 pgs / 8 b&w.
Pub Date: 10/25/2016 In stock

A Brief History of Curating
Edited by Hans Ulrich Obrist. Part of JRP|Ringer's innovative Documents series, published with Les Presses du Réel and dedicated to critical writings, this publication comprises a unique collection of interviews by Hans Ulrich Obrist mapping the development of the curatorial >>more

JRP | Ringier
ISBN 9783905829556
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Paperback, 6 x 8 in. / 200 pgs.
Pub Date: 10/01/2008 In stock

Among Others: Blackness at MoMA
Edited with text by Darby English, Charlotte Barat. Text by Mabel O. Wilson, et al.

This expansive collection of essays on nearly 200 works in the collection of the Museum of Modern Art is the first substantial exploration of MoMA’s uneven historical relationship with black artists, black audiences and the >>more

The Museum of Modern Art
ISBN 9781633450349
US $65.00 CAN $82.00 TRADE
Hbk, 9 x 10.5 in. / 488 pgs / 300 color.
Pub Date: 08/20/2019 In stock

Art Cologne 1967–2016
Edited by Günter Herzog, Brigitte Jacobs van Renswou. Introduction by Rudolf Zwirner. Foreword by Gerald Böse, Daniel Hug, Heinz Schnock. Now into its 50th edition, after its historical beginnings as Kunstmarkt Köln ’67, Art Cologne is still one of the most important art fairs in the world. And it still has its roots in Kunstmarkt >>more

Walther König, Köln
ISBN 9783863359225
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Pbk, 8 x 10 in. / 408 pgs / 328 color / 254 b&w.
Pub Date: 06/14/2016 In stock

Art Is Therapy
Text by Alain de Botton, John Armstrong. Published in the form of a giant yellow post-it block (designed by Irma Boom), Alain de Botton and John Armstrong’s Art Is Therapy provoke us into rethinking assumptions about what a museum visit is for. >>more

nai010 publishers/Rijksmuseum
ISBN 9789491714382
US $25.00 CAN $34.50 SDNR40
Pbk, 7 x 7 in. / 500 pgs / illustrated throughout.
Pub Date: 04/25/2017 In stock

Art Life: Selected Writings 1991-2005
By Lawrence Rinder. Introduction by Bill Arning. Entertaining, lyrical and informative, Art Life is a selection of essays by well-known contemporary art curator Lawrence Rinder, all written since 1991. Rinder's work is distinguished by a concern for art's role in reflecting and >>more

Gregory R. Miller & Co.
ISBN 9780974364827
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Paperback, 7 x 9 in. / 160 pgs / 85 color.
Pub Date: 08/15/2005 In stock

Art Work
Edited by Isabella Villafranca di Soissons.

To speak of “restoration” in relation to contemporary art seems almost oxymoronic. On the one hand, it is commonly assumed that the art produced in our own time is still too new to need conservation. >>more

Marsilio Editori
ISBN 9788831729451
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Pbk, 6.25 x 8.25 in. / 304 pgs / 107 color.
Pub Date: 02/19/2019 In stock

Art as Urban Strategy
Text by Henriette Heezen, Tom van Gestel, Nathalie Zonnenberg. Initiated in 1997, the Beyond program for the arts at Leidsche Rijn is unique in its organization and scale. This book documents the project's first decade, investigating how Beyond's flexible scenario has functioned, and analyzing >>more

nai010 publishers
ISBN 9789056627058
US $40.00 CAN $54.00 FLAT40
Pbk, 6.5 x 9 in. / 188 pgs / 200 color / 25 b&w.
Pub Date: 03/31/2010 In stock

Artist, Authorship & Legacy: A Reader
Edited with introduction by Daniel McClean. Text by Joan Kee, Donn Zaretsky, Martha Buskirk, Christian Viveros-Fauné, Nate Harrison, John C. Welchman, Lisa Rosendahl, Penelope Curtis, Alessandra Donati, Shane Burke, Guy Brett, Georgina Adam, Judith Bresler, Corinne Hershkovitch, Giuseppe Calabi, Loretta Würtenberger and Karl Von Trott Zu Solz, Christine J. Vincent, Daniel McClean, Dawn Ades, Agency, Gabriel Pérez-Barreiro, Gilane Tawadros.

This anthology of interdisciplinary essays examines the interlocking themes of artistic authorship, authenticity and legacy from legal, art market and art historical perspectives. It is structured in three sections: Authorship and Artists’ Rights; The Artwork, >>more

ISBN 9781909932456
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Pbk, 6 x 9 in. / 324 pgs.
Pub Date: 02/19/2019 In stock

Banquete: Nodes & Networks
Since the 1990s, "banquete_" (a multidisciplinary collaboration between artists, scientists and other thinkers, named for the Spanish word for feast, banquet) has aimed to explore the convergences among biological, social, technological and cultural thought, giving >>more

ISBN 9788475068459
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Hbk, 7.75 x 10 in. / 366 pgs / 270 color.
Pub Date: 09/30/2009 In stock

Better Books / Better Bookz
Edited by Rozemin Keshvani, Axel Heil, Peter Weibel. Text by Rozemin Keshvani, Barry Miles. Contributions by Stephen Dwoskin, John Hopkins, Graham Keen, Bruce Lacey, Gustav Metzger, Jeff Nuttall, Frank Popper, Criton Tomazos, Islwyn Watkins.

In the 1960s and ‘70s, the legendary independent London bookstore Better Books, located on the Charing Cross Road, was the hub for Britain’s counterculture, with the likes of Allen Ginsberg, William S. Burroughs, Alexander Trocchi, >>more

Walther König, Köln
ISBN 9783960984580
US $55.00 CAN $75.00 FLAT40
Pbk, 8.5 x 11.25 in. / 320 pgs / 165 color / 180 b&w.
Pub Date: 02/19/2019 Out of stock

Blessing and Transgressing: A Live Institute
By Defne Ayas. Contributions by Eric Baudelaire, AA Bronson, Bik Van der Pol, Heman Chong, Douglas Coupland, Rana Hamadeh, Goshka Macuga, et al.

Published at the end of curator Defne Ayas’ six-year directorship of the Witte de With Center for Contemporary Art in Rotterdam, this richly illustrated publication celebrates the institution’s programs and collaborations while ruminating on their >>more

Witte de With Publishers
ISBN 9789491435553
US $24.00 CAN $33.00 FLAT40
Pbk, 6.5 x 9 in. / 320 pgs / 58 color / 105 b&w.
Pub Date: 09/25/2018 In stock

Buy What You Like
Edited by Christoph Noe. Text by Lin Han, et al. The idea of this book is based on a simple question: "What are your tips, thoughts, or words of wisdom on collecting Chinese contemporary art?" Some writers contribute from an institutional background, others from a >>more

Verlag für moderne Kunst
ISBN 9783869845470
US $24.95 CAN $33.95 FLAT40
Pbk, 4 x 6.75 in. / 172 pgs.
Pub Date: 01/26/2016 In stock

Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev, Dario Gamboni, Michael Petzet: On the Destruction of Art - Or Art and Conflict, or the Art of Healing
Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev reflects on the relationship between destruction and art, and on art's converse capacity for healing. Guiding us through a web of etymological, historical, philosophical, personal and art historical references, she takes the reader >>more

Hatje Cantz
ISBN 9783775728898
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Pbk, 5.75 x 8.25 in. / 24 pgs.
Pub Date: 04/30/2012 Out of stock

Comradeship: Curating, Art, and Politics in Post-Socialist Europe
By Zdenka Badovinac. Edited by J. Myers-Szupinska. Foreword by Kate Fowle. Conversation by Zdenka Badovinac, J. Myers-Szupinska.

Comradeship collects 16 essays by the forward-thinking Slovenian curator, museum director and scholar Zdenka Badovinac (born 1958). Appointed director of Ljubljana’s Museum of Modern Art in 1993 in the wake of Slovenian independence, Badovinac has >>more

Independent Curators International (ICI), New York
ISBN 9780692042250
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Pbk, 5.5 x 8 in. / 250 pgs / 40 b&w.
Pub Date: 04/23/2019 In stock

Conceptual Art in a Curatorial Perspective
By Nathalie Zonnenberg.

Conceptual Art in a Curatorial Perspective focuses on the curatorial practice of exhibiting conceptual art. The fact that conceptual works are frequently not object-based creates challenges when exhibiting them. This book offers various perspectives on >>more

ISBN 9789078088769
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Pbk, 6.25 x 8.25 in. / 240 pgs / 50 b&w.
Pub Date: 04/23/2019 In stock

Condition Report
Edited by Koyo Kouoh. Text by Abdellah Karroum, Koyo Kouoh, Simon Njami, Oumar Sall, Françoise Vergès, Hortensia Völckers, et al. Condition Report is a collection of essays resulting from a symposium held in Dakar in 2012. They address the changing role of art institutions and initiatives in Africa, where government-led art programs and infrastructure predominate. >>more

Hatje Cantz
ISBN 9783775737494
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Pbk, 5.75 x 8.25 in. / 296 pgs / 26 color.
Pub Date: 02/28/2014 In stock

Conservation: MFA Highlights
Text by Richard Newman. Though conservation plays a decisive role in the public's experience of artworks in museums, visitors are often unaware of what it takes to keep them vibrant, intact and in some cases existent, and until now >>more

MFA Publications
ISBN 9780878467297
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Pbk, 7 x 9 in. / 200 pgs / 150 color / 20 b&w.
Pub Date: 10/31/2011 In stock

Contemporary Art and the Museum: A Global Perspective
Edited by Andrea Buddensieg, Peter Weibel. Text by Claude Ardouin, Hans Belting. All over the world, contemporary art is moving into traditional museums, its institutionalization an ongoing proposition with swiftly evolving practices. And more than ever before, the art of the moment is being made and collected >>more

Hatje Cantz
ISBN 9783775719339
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Paperback, 6 x 9 in. / 256 pgs / 45 color.
Pub Date: 07/01/2007 Out of stock

Could Have, Would Have, Should Have
By Tiqui Atencio. Illustrations by Pablo Helguera. What does it take to be a serious art collector? What drives someone to go after a particular work, regardless of the cost? Tiqui Atencio has been collecting since she was 18 years old; decades >>more

Art / Books
ISBN 9781908970244
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Hbk, 6 x 9 in. / 240 pgs / 25 b&w.
Pub Date: 11/29/2016 In stock

Curating & Politics
Edited by Gerd Elise Mørland. Text by Heidi Bale Amundsen, Ekaterina Degot, T. J. Demos, Reesa Greenberg, Gerd Elise Mørland, Andrea Phillips, Cecilia Sjöholm. Since the 1990s, exhibition discourse has revolved around the figure of the professional curator. Consequently, curatorial politics is usually considered the direct outcome of a curator’s acts and intentions. Now, however, new institutional models and >>more

Hatje Cantz
ISBN 9783775740791
US $35.00 CAN $47.50 SDNR30
Pbk, 6 x 8.5 in. / 128 pgs / 30 color.
Pub Date: 03/22/2016 In stock

Curating Subjects
Edited by Paul O'Neill. Introduction by Paul O'Neill, Annie Fletcher. This sleek and serious anthology of new curatorial writing features contributions from leading international curators, artists and critics including Julie Ault, Søren Andreasen & Lars Bang Larsen, Carlos Basualdo, Dave Beech & Mark Hutchinson, Irene >>more

Open Editions/Occasional Table
ISBN 9780949004161
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Paperback, 6 x 8.5 in. / 232 pgs.
Pub Date: 12/15/2007 Out of stock

Curating and the Educational Turn
Edited by Paul O'Neill, Mick Wilson. Text by Daniel Buren, Charles Esche, Liam Gillick, Ute Meta Bauer, Raqs Media Collective, Irit Rogoff, et al. In recent years there has been increased debate on the incorporation of pedagogy into curatorial practice—on what has been termed “the educational turn” (“turn” in the sense of a paradigmatic reorientation, within the arts). In >>more

Open Editions/De Appel
ISBN 9780949004185
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Pbk, 6.25 x 8.5 in. / 360 pgs.
Pub Date: 07/31/2010 Out of stock

Dario Gamboni: The Listening Eye, Taking Notes after Gauguin
In this notebook, art historian Dario Gamboni embarks on the trail of the notoriously restless Paul Gauguin, making his own observations in Gauguin’s wake through photographs, drawings and notes. Comparisons between their respective experiences are >>more

Hatje Cantz
ISBN 9783775728683
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Pbk, 5.75 x 8.25 in. / 36 pgs / 23 color.
Pub Date: 01/31/2012 Out of stock

Endless Shout
Edited with text by Anthony Elms. Text by Raúl de Nieves, Cynthia Oliver, The Otolith Group, taisha paggett. Conversations with George Lewis, Jennie C. Jones, Charles Gaines, Fred Moten, Wadada Leo Smith.

Endless Shout asks how, why and where performance and improvisation can take place inside a museum. The book documents a six-month series of experimental performances organized by the Institute of Contemporary Art, University of Pennsylvania, >>more

Inventory Press / Institute of Contemporary Art, University of Philadelphia
ISBN 9781941753163
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Pbk, 7.25 x 9.25 in. / 226 pgs / 100 color.
Pub Date: 05/21/2019 In stock

Exhibition as Social Intervention
Introduction by David Morris, Paul O'Neill. Text by Joshua Decter, Helmut Draxler, Joe Scanlan, Haf?ór Yngvason. Contributions by Mary Jane Jacob and interviews with artists Mark Dion, Simon Grennan, Daniel J. Martinez, Michael Brenson. A show challenging conventional understandings of public art, Culture in Action in Chicago had a new social agenda, and rethought what an exhibition of contemporary art might be. Through eight projects by artists initiated in >>more

Afterall Books
ISBN 9783863354480
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Pbk, 6 x 8 in. / 224 pgs / 72 color.
Pub Date: 10/31/2014 In stock

Exhibition, Design, Participation
Edited with text by Elena Crippa. Text by David Sylvester, Martin Beek, Owen Hatherly, Lucy Steeds. The radical project an Exhibit (mounted in 1957 at Hatton Gallery, Newcastle, and the Institute of Contemporary Arts, London) emerged from a decade of testing the formats and possibilities of exhibition making, resulting in a >>more

Afterall Books
ISBN 9783863358976
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Pbk, 6.75 x 8 in. / 240 pgs / 75 color / 75 b&w.
Pub Date: 09/27/2016 In stock

Gerald A. Matt: Artists Talks
Edited by Gerald A. Matt, Synne Genzmer. During his long and illustrious career as a curator and former director of Kunsthalle Wien, Gerald A. Matt has conducted many insightful interviews with the leading contemporary artists of our time. This latest volume of >>more

Moderne Kunst Nürnberg
ISBN 9783869844299
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Pbk, 6.75 x 9.5 in. / 360 pgs / 50 color / 50 b&w.
Pub Date: 12/31/2014 In stock

Great Expectations: Prospects for the Future of Curatorial Education
Edited by Leigh Markopoulos. Almost 30 years after the founding of the first curatorial studies program (at the École du Magasin, Grenoble), with the curator remaining a figure of curiosity and fascination in the contemporary art world, a new >>more

Koenig Books
ISBN 9783863359140
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Pbk, 4.75 x 7 in. / 152 pgs / 25 b&w.
Pub Date: 06/14/2016 In stock

Greater New York: Curatorial Roundtable
Text by Douglas Crimp, Peter Eleey, Thomas J. Lax, Mia Locks. MoMA PS1 presents the fourth iteration of Greater New York. Recurring every five years, the exhibition has traditionally showcased the work of emerging artists living and working in the New York metropolitan area. Considering the >>more

ISBN 9780996893053
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Pbk, 5.75 x 8.75 in. / 36 pgs.
Pub Date: 09/26/2017 In stock

Harald Szeemann
Edited by Florence Derieux. Text by Harald Szeemann, Hal Foster, Jean-Marc Poinsot, Tobia Bezzola. We owe our idea of the contemporary exhibition to Harald Szeemann--the first of the jet-setting international curators. From 1961 to 1969, he was Curator of the Kunsthalle Bern, where in 1968 he had the foresight >>more

JRP | Ringier
ISBN 9783905829099
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Paperback, 6.25 x 9 in. / 240 pgs / 60 b&w.
Pub Date: 03/01/2008 In stock

Helge Achenbach: The Art Agitator
Helge Achenbach (born 1952) is one of the world’s most prominent art consultants. He could even be described as the inventor of this métier. The Art Agitator recounts Achenbach’s experiences with famous artists over the >>more

Hatje Cantz
ISBN 9783775736770
US $45.00 CAN $60.00 FLAT40
Pbk, 7.5 x 10.5 in. / 240 pgs / 198 color.
Pub Date: 02/28/2014 In stock

History Rising
Edited by Marjolijn Dijkman, Jes Fernie. Text by Jonathan Watkins, Krzystof Fijalkowski, Jes Ferni.

History Rising is an engaging study of museum display by artist Marjolijn Dijkman and curator Jes Fernie. Readers are invited to reconsider their view of history by looking at the mechanisms museums put in place >>more

ISBN 9789491677304
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Hbk, 9.8 x 11.2 in. / 96 pgs.
Pub Date: 10/20/2015 In stock

JET: It's Not a Plane, It's Not a Girl's Name, It's a Book About Art
Edited by Belinda Hak. Text by Faye Holdert, Joris de Jong, Judith Leijdekkers, Jammie Oostrum, Estra Yalçiner. Witte de With's Junior Editorial Team (JET) here gauge the the art world climate through projects and interviews with Marc Bijl, Edith Dekyndt, Tauba Auerbach, Geoffrey Farmer, Ryan Gander, Lawrence Weiner and others. >>more

Witte de With Publishers
ISBN 9789073362871
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Pbk, 7 x 9.5 in. / 160 pgs / 50 color / 15 b&w.
Pub Date: 01/31/2010 In stock

Joanna Drew and the Art of Exhibitions
By Caroline Hancock.

This book celebrates the life and work of the English art gallery director and arts administrator Joanna Drew (1929–2003). Drew began her impressive career at the Arts Council of Great Britain in 1952 and during >>more

ISBN 9788857239521
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Pbk, 6.5 x 9.5 in. / 224 pgs / 80 color.
Pub Date: 02/19/2019 In stock

Look At Me!
Edited with text by Sasa Hanten-Schmidt, Wolfgang Ullrich.

Look at Me! examines how private collections change over time through a case study of the Hanten-Schmidt collection. Sasa Hanten-Schmidt, one half of the collector couple, retraces the genealogy of the collection and describes how >>more

Spector Books
ISBN 9783959051613
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Hbk, 8 x 10.75 in. / 224 pgs / 250 color / 30 b&w.
Pub Date: 06/26/2018 In stock

Look at Me
Edited by Andrea Sick, Mona Schieren. The mechanisms of celebrity culture at the Venice Biennale are dissected in this merciless critique of art-world logic. Essays by Dorothee Albrecht, Andreas Bernhardt, Beatrice von Bismarck, Jolanka Boeke, Paola Bonino, Anna Bromley, Régis Debray, >>more

Moderne Kunst Nürnberg
ISBN 9783869841779
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Pbk, 6.5 x 9.5 in. / 232 pgs / 50 color.
Pub Date: 08/31/2011 In stock

Making Art Global (Part 1)
Text by Rachel Weiss, Luis Camnitzer, Coco Fusco, Geeta Kapur, Charles Esche. The second installment in Afterall's Exhibition Histories series, Making Art Global, Part 1 focuses on the third Havana Biennial, which took place in 1989. In the core essay, Rachel Weiss examines the ways in which >>more

Afterall Books
ISBN 9783865609939
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Pbk, 6.25 x 8.75 in. / 250 pgs / 105 color / 18 b&w.
Pub Date: 01/31/2012 Out of stock

Making Art Global (Part 2)
Introduction by Pablo Lafuente. Text by Lucy Steeds, Jean-Marc Poinsot, Rasheed Araeen, Jean Fisher, Thomas McEvilley, Jean-Hubert Martin, Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak, Frédéric Bruly Bouabré, Barbara Kruger. Interview with Jean-Hubert Martin, Benjamin H.D. Buchloh, Alfredo Jaar, Francisco Godoy Vega. Magiciens de la Terre was an exhibition held at the Centre Georges Pompidou and the Grande Halle at the Parc de la Villette in 1989. Curated by Jean-Hubert Martin, it aimed to counter the ethnic >>more

Afterall Books
ISBN 9783863352585
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Pbk, 6 x 8 in. / 304 pgs / 107 color / 28 b&w.
Pub Date: 09/30/2013 Out of stock

Making a Museum in the 21st Century
Edited by Melissa Chiu. Text by David Adjaye, Rustom Bharucha, Janet Carding, Melissa Chiu, Caroline Collier, Clémentine Deliss, Adam Lerner, Glenn Lowry, Sophie Makariou, Jessica Morgan, Hammad Nasar, Lars Nittve, Ou Ning, Walid Raad, Hiroshi Sugimoto, Wang Chunchen. Making a Museum in the 21st Century addresses some of the most pressing issues for museums in a new era of popularity and audience engagement. Over the past decade, spectacular buildings and increased attendance have >>more

Asia Society
ISBN 9780692277638
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Flexi, 6.25 x 9 in. / 160 pgs / 40 color.
Pub Date: 02/24/2015 Out of stock

Merz World: Processing the Complicated Order
Edited by Hans Ulrich Obrist, Adrian Notz. Text by Yona Friedman, Thomas Hirschhorn, Peter Bissegger, Karin Orchard, Gwendolen Webster. The evolving artwork and early, all-encompassing installation Merzbau was German Dadaist Kurt Schwitters’ obsession. He began building a fantastical structure inside his Hanover studio in 1923, which he conceived as a project without end. It >>more

JRP | Ringier
ISBN 9783905701371
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Paperback, 4.25 x 6.5 in. / 124 pgs / 20 color.
Pub Date: 03/01/2008 In stock

Museum of the Future
Edited by Cristina Bechtler, Dora Imhof. Text by John Baldessari, Bice Curiger, Chris Dercon, et al. Museums of contemporary art are expanding and in crisis. They attract ever-larger audiences; architects constantly redesign them; and the ever-swellling ranks of artists are producing a greater quantity of art than ever before. Meanwhile, museum >>more

JRP | Ringier
ISBN 9783037643839
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Pbk, 6 x 8.25 in. / 240 pgs / 31 b&w.
Pub Date: 02/24/2015 In stock

No Internet, No Art
Edited with text by Melanie Buhler. Contributions by Philipp Albers, Kari Altmann, Karen Archey, Aram Bartholl, Michael Bell-Smith, David M. Berry, Natalie Bookchin, Andreas Broeckmann, Melanie Bühler, Harry Burke, Adam Cruces, Michel van Dartel, Annet Dekker, Niels van Doorn, Raffael Dörig, Claire L. Evans, Kenneth Goldsmith, Joel Holmberg, Paul Kneale, Katja Kwastek, Monica Lam, Geert Lovink, Pierre Lumineau, m-a-u-s-e-r, Greg Niemeyer, Nicolas Nova, Jaakko Pallasvuo, Christiane Paul, Daniel Pinkas, Domenico Quaranta, Jon Rafman, Rafaël Rozendaal, Cornelia Sollfrank, Jenna Sutela, Douglas Thomas, Mark Tribe, Brad Troemel, UBERMORGEN, Ben Vickers, Bernadette Wegenstein, Peter Weibel, Elvia Wilk.

Today almost everybody has some kind of connection to the internet. No Internet, No Art explores what this situation entails with respect to one cultural field in particular: art.
By opening up the often narrowly defined >>more

ISBN 9789491677960
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Pbk, 6.5 x 9.5 in. / 416 pgs / 88 color / 107 b&w.
Pub Date: 04/23/2019 In stock

On Curating II
By Carolee Thea. Edited by Carolee Thea, Thomas Micchelli. Foreword by Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev. On Curating 2, Carolee Thea's new volume of interviews with 14 of today’s leading curators, explores the lively system of art biennials that is thriving around the world—particularly outside Europe and America. Spawned by their >>more

D.A.P./Distributed Art Publishers
ISBN 9781938922909
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Pbk, 6.5 x 9.5 in. / 136 pgs / 84 color / 4 b&w.
Pub Date: 03/22/2016 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
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Pbk, 6.5 x 9.5 in. / 144 pgs / 50 color.
Pub Date: 01/31/2010 In stock

Pamela M. Lee: Illegibility
Lee addresses illegibility in notetaking, with reference to the archive of art historian Meyer Shapiro. >>more

Hatje Cantz
ISBN 9783775728799
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Pbk, 5.75 x 8.25 in. / 24 pgs / 7 color.
Pub Date: 01/31/2012 Out of stock

Pictures, Patents, Monkeys, And More…On Collecting
Texts by Werner Muensterberger, Ingrid Schaffner and Fred Wilson. Pictures, Patents, Monkeys, and More...On Collecting examines the collecting impulse in its various incarnations, raising fundamental questions about why we collect and why we collect what we collect. Surprising and eccentric, this publication features three >>more

Independent Curators International (ICI)
ISBN 9780916365592
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Hardcover, 8 x 10 in. / 72 pgs / 45 color.
Pub Date: 02/02/2001 In stock

Pigeons on the Grass Alas
Edited and with foreword by Paula Marincola, Peter Nesbett. This book is a unique convening of experts--unique because the "convening" only takes place within its pages. A roster of curators, affectionately dubbed "pigeons," were invited to respond to an evolving list of questions, what >>more

The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage, Philadelphia
ISBN 9780988710900
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Pbk, 4.5 x 7 in. / 112 pgs / 23 color.
Pub Date: 01/31/2014 In stock

Positioning the Art Gallery
Text by Jan van Adrichem, Dominic van den Boogerd, Xander Karskens, Noor Mertens, Tineke Reijnders, Olav Velthuis, et al. Positioning the Art Gallery traces the history of galleries in Amsterdam beginning around 1960. American artists such as Lawrence Weiner, Sol LeWitt and Allen Ruppersberg, as well as Dutch artists such as Jan Dibbets and >>more

ISBN 9789078088394
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Pbk, 6.75 x 8 in. / 224 pgs / 100 b&w.
Pub Date: 04/30/2013 In stock

Private Art Museum Report
Text by Claire Bouchara, Max Bossier, Christine Howald, Shasha Liu, Christoph Noe, Kaisha Woo, Cuiyun Xu. There are currently 317 privately founded contemporary art museums in the world, with the largest numbers in South Korea, the United States and Germany. Who founds these museums, and why? How big are these museums, >>more

Verlag für moderne Kunst
ISBN 9783903004948
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Pbk, 8 x 10.75 in. / 106 pgs / 66 color.
Pub Date: 09/27/2016 In stock

Radical Museology
By Claire Bishop. Illustrations by Dan Perjovschi. With austerity cuts to public funding, many contemporary art museums have been forced to scale down their budgets, staff and acquisitions. In Radical Museology, New York–based art historian Claire Bishop argues that the incommensurability of >>more

Walther König, Köln
ISBN 9783863353643
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Pbk, 6 x 8 in. / 88 pgs / 18 color / 18 b&w.
Pub Date: 02/28/2014 Out of stock

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. 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. >>more

Walther König, Köln
ISBN 9783863358112
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Pbk, 6.75 x 12 in. / 540 pgs / 450 color / 300 b&w.
Pub Date: 02/23/2016 In stock

René d'Harnoncourt and the Art of Installation
By Michelle Elligott.

D'Harnoncourt redefined exhibition making and the parameters of art itself

René d'Harnoncourt served as the director of the Museum of Modern Art from 1949 to 1968, and was known for his conscientious approach to curating exhibitions >>more

The Museum of Modern Art, New York
ISBN 9781633450509
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Hbk, 9 x 10.5 in. / 176 pgs / 204 color.
Pub Date: 11/20/2018 In stock

Right About Now
Edited by Margriet Schavemaker, Mischa Rakier. Text by Jennifer Allen, Sophie Berrebi, Claire Bishop, Beatrice von Bismarck, Maaike Bleeker, Jeroen Boomgaard, Nicolas Bourriaud, Deborah Cherry, Hal Foster, Vít Havránek, Marc Spiegler, Olav Velthuis, Kitty Zijlmans. Video art, the Internet, globalization, nomadism, itinerant curators and biennale artists, Installation and Process art, PowerPoint presentations, multiculturalism, design, magazines, fashion, lounges, the DJ, VJ and house culture, blockbuster exhibitions in art galleries, social works >>more

ISBN 9789078088172
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Pub Date: 03/01/2008 Out of stock

Take Me (I'm Yours)
Text by Alan Pauls, Roberta Tenconi, Chiara Parisi. Conversation with Hans Ulrich Obrist, Lea Vergine, Lewis Hyde, Christian Boltanski, Arnaud Esquerre, Patrice Maniglier.

The result of conversations between Hans Ulrich Obrist and Christian Boltanski, Take Me (I’m Yours) rewrites the rulebook for experiencing a work of art. Published on the occasion of the exhibition's latest iteration in Milan, >>more

Mousse Publishing
ISBN 9788867493104
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Pbk, 6.5 x 9 in. / 272 pgs / 60 color / 212 b&w.
Pub Date: 07/23/2019 In stock

Talking Contemporary Curating
By Terry Smith. Edited by Kate Fowle, Leigh Markopoulos. Preface by Kate Fowle, Terry Smith. Interviews by Terry Smith with Zdenka Badovinac, Claire Bishop, Zoe Butt, Germano Celant, Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev, Okwui Enwezor, Boris Groys, Jens Hoffmann, Mami Kataoka, Maria Lind, Hans Ulrich Obrist, Mari Carmen Ramírez. Since the publication of Thinking Contemporary Curating in 2012, art historian Terry Smith has continued his travels through the globalizing art world, talking to curators. The dozen searching conversations in this book--with Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev, Claire >>more

Independent Curators International (ICI)
ISBN 9780916365905
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Pbk, 5.5 x 8 in. / 344 pgs.
Pub Date: 11/24/2015 Out of stock

Ten Fundamental Questions of Curating
Edited by Jens Hoffmann. Foreword by Milovan Farronato. Text by Peter Eleey, Elena Filipovic, Juan A. Gaitán, Sofía Hernández Chong Cuy, Maria Lind, Chus Martínez, Jessica Morgan, Adriano Pedrosa, João Ribas, Dieter Roelstraete. It has become almost obligatory to introduce a book on curating by noting the plethora of recent publications on the subject. How, in just a few short years, did we reach this point of saturation? >>more

Mousse Publishing
ISBN 9788867490530
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Pub Date: 10/31/2013 Out of stock

The Anti-Museum: An Anthology
Edited by Mathieu Copeland, Balthazar Lovay. Introduction by Mathieu Copeland. Text by Johannes Cladders, Beatriz Colomina, Henry Flynt, et al. Interviews with John Armleder, Robert Barry, Ben, Genesis P-Orridge.

The museum is a constant target for criticism, whether from artists, thinkers, curators or the public. From the 20th-century avant-gardes to the present, the museum’s suspect position has generated iconoclastic actions, attacks, utopias and alternative >>more

Koenig Books
ISBN 9783960980032
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Hbk, 7 x 9.5 in. / 792 pgs / 30 color / 280 b&w.
Pub Date: 05/23/2017 In stock

The Art Happens Here: Net Art Anthology
Edited with text by Michael Connor, Aria Dean, Dragan Espenschied. Text by manuel arturo abreu, Josephine Bosma, Megan Driscoll, Ceci Moss, Lila Pagola, Paul Soulellis, Elvia Wilk.

This richly illustrated volume retells the history of net art from the 1980s to the present day through thematic essays and interview extracts. It centers around the 100 works selected, restored and presented as part >>more

ISBN 9780692173084
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Pbk, 8.25 x 11.75 in. / 400 pgs / 325 color / 25 b&w.
Pub Date: 04/23/2019 In stock

The Art of Being a World Culture Museum
Edited with text by Barbara Plankensteiner. Text by Wayne Modest, Wolfgang Thaler.

With a host of pressures and issues facing them, European ethnographic museums and museums of world cultures are, despite their 19th-century roots, uniquely timely, fully belonging to our present moment in the West.
The Art >>more

ISBN 9783735605122
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Pub Date: 02/19/2019 In stock

The Artist Estate: A Handbook for Artists, Executors, and Heirs
Text by Loretta Würtenberger, Karl von Trott. Andy Warhol memorably said that “death can really make you look like a star,” but death in itself is not a guarantee of the relevance of an artist. What is of crucial importance is the >>more

Hatje Cantz
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Pub Date: 10/25/2016 Out of stock

The Constituent Museum
Edited with text by John Byrne, Elinor Morgan, November Paynter, Aida Sánchez de Serdio, Adela Železnik.

The Constituent Museum is inspired by a simple question: What would happen if museums put relationships at the center of their operations? Museums often organize their relationships with the public as "educational," but this role >>more

ISBN 9789492095428
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Pub Date: 06/26/2018 In stock

The Curator's Egg
Text by Karsten Schubert.

Tracing the development of the museum concept from the opening of The Louvre to the launch of Tate Modern, this accessible and succinct publication explores the museum’s role and evolution within society.
Encompassing curatorial, scholarly, political >>more

ISBN 9781905464203
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Pbk, 6 x 8.5 in. / 192 pgs.
Pub Date: 02/01/2009 In stock

The Fall of The Studio
Text by Wouter Davidts, Kim Paice, Julia Gelshorn, MaryJo Marks, Kirsten Swenson, et al. Valiz's Antennae series picks up new currents in the arts and commissions essays that transmit current waves of thought. The Fall of the Studio: Artists at Work, a collection of new essays examining the role >>more

ISBN 9789078088295
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Pub Date: 12/31/2009 Out of stock

The Future of the New
Edited with text by Thijs Lijster. Text by Lietje Bauwens, Franco ‘Bifo’ Berardi, Robin Celikates, Wouter De Raeve, Elena Esposito, Boris Groys, Alice Haddad, Akiem Helmling, Bojana Kunst, Suhail Malik, Benjamin Noys, Hartmut Rosa, Nick Srnicek, Carolyn F. Strauss, Rolando Vázquez, Alex Williams.

In The Future of the New, artists, theorists and professionals working the art field reflect on the role of the arts in a world that is speeding up and changing through the joint forces of >>more

ISBN 9789492095589
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Pbk, 5.25 x 8.25 in. / 304 pgs.
Pub Date: 01/22/2019 In stock

The Image-Matter
By Dominique Peysson. Translated by Vanessa Place It is now possible for scientists to control the structure of matter at a scale so minute that previously unimaginable properties emerge. Organic matter may even be hybridized with nonorganic matter, as the border between >>more

Dis Voir
ISBN 9782914563802
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Pbk, 6.5 x 8.5 in. / 128 pgs / 20 color / 20 b&w.
Pub Date: 06/28/2016 In stock

The Keeper
Edited by Massimiliano Gioni, Natalie Bell. Foreword by Lisa Phillips. Text by Massimiliano Gioni, Ed Atkins, Wilson Bentley, Marguerite Yourcenar, Ydessa Hendeles, Robert H. Boyle, Loretta Pettway, Zofia Rydet, John Cohen, Harry Smith, Orhan Pamuk. The Keeper accompanies an exhibition dedicated to the act of preserving objects, artworks and images. Through a variety of imaginary museums, personal collections and unusual assemblages, it offers a reflection on the impulse to save >>more

New Museum
ISBN 9780915557127
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Hbk, 6.25 x 9.25 in. / 288 pgs / 292 color / 106 b&w.
Pub Date: 08/23/2016 Out of stock

The Legacy of Transgressive Objects
Edited with text by Katja Müller-Helle. Contributions by Beatriz Colomina, Tacita Dean, Helmut Lethen, Dennis Göttel, Jeannie Moser, Claus Pias, Eva Wilson.

The Legacy of Transgressive Objects traces the afterlife and historicization of the concept of transgression in the art, architecture, technology, music and psychedelic practices of 1968 and its legacy, by looking at the objects, materials >>more

Walther König, Köln
ISBN 9783941360648
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Pbk, 5 x 7 in. / 180 pgs.
Pub Date: 05/21/2019 In stock

The Ocean after Nature
Edited by Alaina Claire Feldman. Text by Kodo Eshwun, Alaina Claire Feldman, Lucy R. Lippard, Allan Sekula, et al. The Ocean after Nature examines the ocean as a site reflecting ecological, political and economic realities through the work of more than 20 artists and collectives, including Ursula Biemann, Drexciya, Renée Green, Peter Hutton, An-My >>more

Independent Curators International (ICI)
ISBN 9780916365936
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Pbk, 5.5 x 8.5 in. / 80 pgs / 20 duotone.
Pub Date: 08/23/2016 In stock

The Private Museum of the Future
Edited by Cristina Bechtler, Dora Imhof. Text by Chris Dercon, Soichiro Fututake, Eli Broad, Bernardo Paz, Dakis Joannou, Philippe Méaille, Eugenio Lopez, Patrizia Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Nadia Samdani, Jochen Zeitz.

Private museums like the Menil Collection in Houston, the Fondation Maeght in Saint-Paul de Vence or the Louisiana Museum of Modern Art in Humlebaek have existed for a long time, but over the past decade, >>more

JRP | Ringier
ISBN 9783037645208
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Pbk, 6 x 8.25 in. / 214 pgs / 30 b&w.
Pub Date: 08/28/2018 In stock

The Transhistorical Museum
Edited with text by Eva Wittocx, Ann Demeester, Melanie Bühler. Text by Mieke Bal, Peter Capreau, Maria Iñigo Clavo, Bice Curiger, Penelope Curtis, Hendrik Folkerts, Hanneke Grootenboer, et al.

Since the turn of the 21st century, there has been a significant expansion in the field of transhistorical exhibition practice—that is, exhibitions in which objects from various art-historical periods and cultural contexts are put on >>more

ISBN 9789492095527
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Pbk, 6.5 x 9 in. / 224 pgs / 60 b&w.
Pub Date: 06/26/2018 In stock

This Is the Flow: The Museum as a Space for Ideas
Edited by Rutger Wolfson. Text by Cornel Bierens, Edwin Carels, Guus Beumer, Valentijn Byvanck, Chris Darke. What role do the visual arts and museums play in our society--and what role might they play? This Is the Flow compiles a series of essays on a diverse range of subjects, such as the >>more

ISBN 9789078088240
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Pbk, 7.25 x 10.25 in. / 260 pgs / 189 b&w.
Pub Date: 03/01/2009 In stock

Time Action Vision
By Christian Höller. Edited by Anne-Julie Raccoursier. In Time Action Vision, Christian Höller, of the interdisciplinary Critical Curatorial Cybermedia program at the University of Art and Design in Geneva, conducts 12 conversations on the topics of cultural studies, postcolonialism, globalization, activism and >>more

JRP | Ringier
ISBN 9783037641248
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Pbk, 6 x 8.25 in. / 222 pgs / 20 b&w.
Pub Date: 08/31/2010 In stock

Triple Bond
By Wouter Davidts. Offering new insights into the role of museums, Wouter Davidts (author of The Fall of the Studio) investigates the connection between architecture, the museum as an institution, the museum program and art. A museum’s architecture >>more

Valiz/Antennae Series
ISBN 9789078088493
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Pbk, 5.5 x 8.25 in. / 256 pgs / 10 b&w.
Pub Date: 05/23/2017 In stock

Unlearning Exercises
Edited with text by Binna Choi, Annette Krauss, Yolande van der Heide. Text by Liz Allan, Yollotl Alvarado, Jacob Apostol, Joy Melanie Escani, Andrés García, Brigitta Isabella, Faisol Iskandor, Ismiatun, Nancy Jouwe, Emily Pethick, Andrea Phillips, Kerstin Stakemeier, Sakiko Sugawa, Syafiatudina, et al.

Learning is the accumulation of knowledge, skills and behavior; it is often progress-oriented and institutionally driven. In contrast, unlearning is directed toward embodied forms of knowledge and the unconscious operation of ways of thinking and >>more

ISBN 9789492095534
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Pbk, 6.5 x 8.5 in. / 232 pgs / 10 color / 50 b&w.
Pub Date: 02/19/2019 In stock

WdW Review
Edited by Defne Ayas, Adam Kleinman. Contributions by Natalia Antonova, Orit Gat, Annie Godfrey Larmon, et al.

Following Volume I (2013–2016), this anthology documents reflections published in 2016 and 2017 on WdW Review, the online platform for the Witte de With Center for Contemporary Art in Rotterdam, bringing together the website's four >>more

Witte de With Publishers
ISBN 9789491435539
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Pbk, 6.5 x 9.25 in. / 112 pgs / 34 b&w.
Pub Date: 05/22/2018 In stock

Ydessa Hendeles: From Her Wooden Sleep...
This artist’s book interprets From Her Wooden Sleep... Toronto-based artist-curator Ydessa Hendeles’ (born 1948) multilayered meditation on difference, diversity and group dynamics. Central to the show inspired by and mounted at London’s Institute of Contemporary >>more

Hatje Cantz
ISBN 9783775741033
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Hbk, 9.25 x 12 in. / 480 pgs / 312 color.
Pub Date: 08/23/2016 In stock

You, Me and Art
Edited with text by Marta Gnyp.

As the art world shifts and expands, the position of everyone in its orbit—from viewers to critics and curators to artists themselves—is continuously reinvented and transformed. Though the artist remains at the center of the >>more

Skira Paris
ISBN 9788857238326
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Hbk, 6.5 x 9.5 in. / 300 pgs / 100 color.
Pub Date: 02/19/2019 In stock



Art In The Center
Edited by Catherine David, Peter Noever. The curators of Documenta X held two nights of discussions before the opening of the exhibition where in they discussed the idea of the "centre" as a socio-cultural manifestation. These are presented here in an >>more

ISBN 9783893223305
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Paperback, 6 x 8 in. / 80 pgs
Pub Date: 05/02/1998 Not available

Changing Roles
Introduction by Nicolaus Schafhausen, Renske Janssen. How are you involved in the art world? Are you related to any specific scene? What would be the most productive place to present your work? What kind of curators do you like to work >>more

Witte de With Publishers
ISBN 9789073362765
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Paperback, 5 x 8 in. / 208 pgs.
Pub Date: 03/01/2008 Not available

Collecting Contemporary Art
Edited by Andrea Bellini, Lillian Davies, Cecilia Alemani. For the collector of contemporary art, the acquisition of new work is an aesthetic and intellectual adventure that records a personal journey and cuts a unique cross-section through the culture. Consequently every collector has a >>more

JRP | Ringier
ISBN 9783037640159
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Pbk, 4.25 x 6.5 in. / 128 pgs / 21 col.
Pub Date: 08/31/2009 Not available

Continuing Dialogues: A Tribute to Igor Zabel
Edited by Christa Benzer, Christine Böhler, Christiane Erharter. Texts by Zdenka Badovinac, Francesco Bonami, Eda Cufer, Zoran Eric, Charles Esche, Maria Hlavajora, Suzana Milevska, Viktor Misiano, Kathrin Rhomberg, Renata Salecl. The influential Slovenian curator, art critic, writer and theorist Igor Zabel (1958-2005) was largely responsible for putting the Slovenian art scene on the map during the 1990s. As Senior Curator of Ljubljana's Moderna Galerija, he >>more

JRP | Ringier
ISBN 9783905829914
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Pbk, 7 x 9 in. / 218 pgs / 32 color.
Pub Date: 03/01/2009 Not available

Documenta - Documenta 1-9
This CD ROM presents a representative overview of past documenta exhibitions one through nine. Nearly 1500 works of art and 2000 artist portraits containing bio info and a host of other information make this an >>more

Hatje Cantz
ISBN 9783893229345
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Pub Date: 05/02/1998 Not available

Documenta Documents 1
Edited by Catherine David. Contributions by Jean-Christophe Bailly. Text by Paul Virilio. >>more

ISBN 9783893228263
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Paperback, 9.5 x 11.5 in. / 68 pgs / 11 color
Pub Date: 11/02/1996 Not available

Documenta Documents 2

ISBN 9783893228591
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Pub Date: 11/02/1996 Not available

Documenta Documents 3
Edited by Catherine David. >>more

ISBN 9783893228744
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Paperback, 9.5 x 11.5 in / 104 pgs
Pub Date: 03/02/1997 Not available

Flava: Wedge Curatorial Projects 1997-2007
Edited by Elizabeth Harney. Introduction by Deborah Willis. Text by Julie Crooks, Cameron Bailey, Warren Crichlow, Pamela Edmonds, Gaylene Gould, Pablo Idahosa, Jürgen Schadeberg, Ruth Kerkham Simbao. This excellent collection of photo-based work that explores black identity celebrates the tenth anniversary of Toronto's Wedge Curatorial Projects, founded by collector and Wedge Gallery Director Kenneth Montague. Over the past decade, the project has >>more

Wedge Curatorial Projects
ISBN 9780978337001
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Hardback, 8 x 12 in. / 142 pgs / 50 color / 80 b&w.
Pub Date: 03/01/2008 Not available

Foci: Interviews With 10 International Curators
Foci gathers together interviews with ten of the most renowned curators working internationally in the field of contemporary art. The interviews are rich with wide-ranging dialogue and cover issues such as the relationship between the >>more

ApexArt Curatorial Program
ISBN 9780970407153
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Paperback, 6.5 x 9.5 in. / 144 pgs / 23 color / 28 b&w.
Pub Date: 08/02/2001 Not available

From No. 1

Witte de With Publishers
ISBN 9789073362444
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Pub Date: 03/02/2000 Not available

From No. 2
Contributions by Bartomeu Mari. >>more

Witte de With Publishers
ISBN 9789073362468
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Paperback, 9.5 x 6.75 in. / 140 pgs / 48 color / 5 b&w
Pub Date: 08/02/2000 Not available

From No. 3
Essays by Chris Dercon, Okwui Enwezor, Peter Friedl, Olu Oguibe, Hermann Pitz, Dirk Snauwaert, Nasrin Tabatabai, Moniek Toebosch, Gediminas Urbonas. Foreword by Bartomeu Mari. From No. 3 features a series of short essays which provide an art historical and theoretical context for the Witte de With's exhibition program, and will investigate and represent the European cultural identity as seen >>more

Witte de With Publishers
ISBN 9789073362482
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Paperback, 9.5 x 7 in. / 104 pgs / 40 color
Pub Date: 03/02/2001 Not available

Machine Project: A Field Guide to the Los Angeles County Museum of Art
By Machine Project. Edited by Mark Allen, Jason Brown, Liz Glynn. Machine Project is a Los Angeles-based social experiment that investigates art, technology, natural history, music and poetry through collaboration and conversation. On November 15, 2008, Machine Project took over the Los Angeles County Museum of >>more

Machine Project Press
ISBN 9780975314043
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Pbk, 7.25 x 9.25 in. / 172 pgs / 92 color / 84 b&w.
Pub Date: 02/28/2010 Not available

Management of Art Galleries
By Magnus Resch. Foreword by Jeffrey Deitch. What makes an art gallery successful? How do galleries get their marketing right? Which customer group is the most attractive? In a unique research undertaking, Magnus Resch carefully analyzes the inner life of art galleries. >>more

Hatje Cantz
ISBN 9783775739870
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Pbk, 6 x 8.25 in. / 140 pgs.
Pub Date: 08/25/2015 Not available

Open Field: Conversations on the Commons
Edited by Sarah Schultz, Sarah Peters. Text by Steve Dietz, Stephen Duncombe, Futurefarmers, Jon Ippolito, Red 76, Rick Prelinger, Scott Stulen, Works Progress. George Bernard Shaw once wrote: “If you have an apple and I have an apple and we exchange these apples then you and I will still each have one apple. But if you have an >>more

Walker Postscript/Walker Art Center
ISBN 9781935963004
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Pbk, 6 x 9 in. / 274 pgs / 30 b&w.
Pub Date: 09/30/2012 Not available

Positions In Art
Artwork by Chris Burden, Kiki Smith, James Turrell. Contributions by Jan Hoet. >>more

ISBN 9783893222797
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Paperback, 6 x 8 in. / 208 pgs / 20 color
Pub Date: 07/02/1995 Not available

The Biennial Reader
Edited by Elena Filipovic, Marieke van Hal, Solveig Øvstebo. Texts by Carlos Basualdo, Daniel Buren, John Clark, Okwui Enwezor, Bruce Ferguson, Milena Hoegsberg, Ranjit Hoskote, Caroline A. Jones, Jakouba Konaté, Gerardo Mosquera, Rafal Niemojewski, et al. Born as a vehicle for national propaganda, the art biennial today has become an outsize phenomenon mobilizing not only artists, curators and gallerists but sponsors, celebrities and politicians, commanding huge press attention and deciding the >>more

Hatje Cantz
ISBN 9783775726108
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Pbk, 2 vols., 6.5 x 10 in. / 568 pgs / 20 color / 100 b&w.
Pub Date: 11/30/2010 Not available

The Discursive Museum
Edited by Peter Noever. Interview with Vito Acconci by Hans Ulrich Obrist. Artists include: Marina Abramovic, Vito Acconci, Bazon Brock, Boris Groys, Magdalena Jetelova, Gerhard Merz . Can the museum be viewed as a conceptual structure capable of liberating itself from visual and imaginary content? To address this question, a group of well-known philosophers, theorists, and artists undertook a critical examination of >>more

Hatje Cantz
ISBN 9783775711401
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Paperback, 6.75 x 9.5 in. / 200 pgs / 20 b&w
Pub Date: 02/02/2002 Not available

The Global Art World
Edited by Hans Belting, Andrea Buddensieg. Text by Louisa Augita, Ana Belluzo, Hans Belting. This is the second publication from the ongoing research series, Global Art and the Museum (GAM), which was initiated in 2001 by German art historian Hans Belting and artist, writer and curator Peter Weibel at >>more

Hatje Cantz
ISBN 9783775724074
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Pbk, 6.75 x 9.5 in. / 408 pgs / 41 color.
Pub Date: 09/30/2009 Not available

Urban Art
Text by Sotirios Bahtsetzis, Stephen Riolo, Ingo Clauß. Urban art at its most effective offers the liberatory tools for declaring oneself a part of one's environment, and for countering the strictures and regimentation of public space with murals and stenciled graffiti. By means >>more

Hatje Cantz
ISBN 9783775725033
US $40.00 CAN $50.00 TRADE
Pbk, 8.5 x 6.75 in. / 192 pgs / 107 color.
Pub Date: 01/31/2010 Not available

Women Gallerists
Text by Claudia Herstatt. With the exception of Peggy Guggenheim, little has been written by or about the astonishingly influential women who have built their careers around art and artists. In a selection of 30 portraits, this book presents >>more

Hatje Cantz
ISBN 9783775719759
US $45.00 CAN $55.00 TRADE
Hbk, 6 x 9 in. / 208 pgs / 96 color / 12 b&w.
Pub Date: 02/01/2009 Not available

Words Of Wisdom: A Curator's Vade Mecum
Edited by Carin Kuoni. Essays by Jean-Christophe Ammann, Carlos Basualdo, René Block, Francesco Bonami, Dan Cameron, Lynne Cooke, Bice Curiger, Donna De Salvo, Richard Flood, Thelma Golden, Yuko Hasegawa, Jean-Hubert Martin, Gerardo Mosquera, Hans Ulrich Obrist. A modern update of the Medieval trade manuals--the 'come-along-with-me' (vade mecum) of Medieval craftsmen--Words of Wisdom: A Curator's Vade Mecum is an invaluable guidebook for anyone interested in contemporary art and the practice of curating. >>more

Independent Curators International (ICI)
ISBN 9780916365608
US $14.95 CAN $17.50 TRADE
Paperback, 5 x 8.5 in. / 144 pgs / 100 b&w.
Pub Date: 06/02/2001 Not available


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