«Experimental Architecture. 1959-1999» – Raimund Abraham, Alchimia, Archizooom, Lapo Binazzi, Andrea Branzi, Cliostraat, Nigel Coates, Coop Himmelb(l)au, Michele de Lucchi, Elisabeth Diller+Ricardo Scofidio, Günther Domenig, Peter D. Eisenman, Klaus W. Gartler+Helmuth Rieder, Frank O. Gehry, Heidulf Gerngross, Global tools, Bernhard Hafner, Haus/Rucher/Co., Zvi Hecker, Hans Hollein, Massimo Iosa Ghini, Arata Isozaki, Kiyonori Kikutake, Rem Koolhaas, Kisho Noriaki Kurokawa, Ugo La Pietra, Lars Lerup, Frantisek Lesàk, Ugo Marano, Ingo Maurer, Memphis, Alessandro Mendini, Missing Link,Moebius, Nox, Onyx, Max Peintner, Gaetano Pesce,Gianni Pettena, Walter Pichler, Franco Raggi, Stiletto Studios,Denis Santachiara, Josh Schweitzer, Site, Ettore Sottsass Jr., Speciale, Friedrich St.Florian, Gruppo Strum, Superstudio,Mario Terzic, Ufo, Lebbeus Woods.
Contributions by Berenice Abbott, Leonor Antunes, Marcel Broodthaers, Roger Callois, Hanne Darboven and Lucy R. Lippard, Eric Duyckaerts, Max Frisch, Frederich Froebel, Joao Maria Gusmao and Pedro Paiva, Florian Hecker and Quintin Meillasoux, Alfred Jarry, On Kawara, John Latham, Sol LeWitt, F. T. Marinetti, Daria Martin, Mario Merz, Helen Mirra, Man Ray, Ben Rivers and Mark von Schlegell, Pamela Rosenkranz and Erik Wysocan, Robert Smithson, Paul Valéry, Iannis Xenakis In the Holocene is based on a 2012 group exhibition of the same name at the MIT List Visual Arts Center that explored art as a speculative science, investigating principles more commonly associated with scientific or mathematical thought. Through the work of an intergenerational group of artists, the exhibition and book propose that art acts as an investigative and experimental form of inquiry, addressing or amending what is explained through traditional scientific or mathematical means: entropy, matter, time (cosmic, geological), energy, topology, mimicry, perception, consciousness, et cetera. Sometimes employing scientific methodologies or the epistemology of science, other times investigating phenomena not restricted to any scientific discipline, art can be seen as a form of inquiry into the physical and natural world. In this sense, both art and science share an interest in knowledge, realism, and observable phenomena, yet are subject to different logics, principles of reasoning, and conclusions. Works by Berenice Abbott, John Baldessari, Rosa Barba, Robert Barry, Uta Barth, Joseph Beuys, Alighiero Boetti, Carol Bove, Marcel Broodthaers, Matthew Buckingham, Hanne Darboven, Thea Djordjadze, Aurélien Froment, Terry Fox, Laurent Grasso, João Maria Gusmão and Pedro Paiva, Rashid Johnson, Kitty Kraus, Germaine Kruip, Daria Martin, John McCracken, Trevor Paglen, Man Ray, Ben Rivers, Pamela Rosenkranz, Robert Smithson, Hiroshi Sugimoto, Georges Vantongerloo, Lawrence Weiner
Designed by acclaimed graphic designers Scott King and Regis Tosetti, this vibrant artist’s book compendium offers up a complete remix of art, discourse and propaganda based on the activities of Germany’s Kunstverein Munchen between 2005 and 2009. Visual and textual documentation was collected, sorted and jumbled up to create new constellations and relationships, rendering book as exhibition and exhibition as book. Spilling over with inserts and full-color reproductions, Be Nice Share Everything Have Fun contains contributions from Allora & Calzadilla, Lutz Bacher, Victor Burgin, Tom Burr, William S. Burroughs, Gerard Byrne, Duncan Campbell, Marc Camille Chaimowicz, Jeremy Deller, Peter Doig, Dot Dot Dot, Cerith Wyn Evans, Luca Frei, General Idea, Gilbert and George, Liam Gillick, John Giorno, Richard Hamilton, Florian Hecker, Jim Isermann, Ray Johnson, Scott King, Zoe Leonard, Linder, Hilary Lloyd, Dorit Margreiter, Michaela Melian, Christian Philipp Muller, The Neo Naturists, Henrik Olesen, Stephen Prina, Arthur Russell, Peter Saville, Sean Snyder, John Stezaker, Wolfgang Tillmans, Danh Vo, Lawrence Weiner, Jean-Michel Wicker, Stephen Willats, David Wojnarowicz, Akram Zaatari and many others.
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