The British painter, filmmaker, set designer and author Derek Jarman is well-known to a wide audience, particularly as the director of distinctive films and music videos. Less widely known, yet a decisive part of his oeuvre, are the Super 8 films that Jarman made in the 1970s and 1980s. Recorded from the subjective-personal perspective of his handheld camera, the staged compositions convey Jarman’s artistic position, in which life and art constantly, and naturally, connect with one another. The stills from Derek Jarman’s Super 8 films are published here as a series for the first time.
The BMW Art Guide by Independent Collectors presents more than 160 private collections of contemporary art that are open to the public—both large and small, prominent and little known. Succinct portraits of the collections and numerous color illustrations take the reader to over thirty countries, often to out-of-the-way regions or urban districts. This practical guide is the first publication to be coproduced by BMW and the Independent Collectors, the international online network for collectors of contemporary art. Collectors, dealers, artists, and journalists contributed to the extensive research required for the compilation of this new standard work. A comparable list of international private collections has never before been assembled, either in book form or on the Internet, and some of these collections are opening their doors for the first time to art lovers and experts. Collections featured (selection): Museum of Old and New Art (MONA), White Rabbit – Contemporary Chinese Art Collection, Lyon Housemuseum, Essl Museum – Kunst der Gegenwart, Museum Liaunig Thyssen-Bornemisza Art Contemporary – Atelier Augarten (T-B A21), Maison Particulière, Vanhaerents Art Collection, Verbeke Foundation, Inhotim – Instituto de Arte Contemporânea & Jardim Botânico, Rennie Collection at Wing Sang, Domus Collection, Collection Lambert, La Maison Rouge, Rosenblum Collection, Museum Frieder Burda, Sammlung Boros, Sammlung Haubrok, Sammlung Hoffmann, Museum Biedermann, Julia Stoschek Collection, Sammlung Goetz, The Walther Collection, Schauwerk Sindelfingen, Sammlung Schroth, Sammlung Grässlin – Kunstraum Grässlin & Räume für Kunst, Das Maximum, Jupiter Artland, Saatchi Gallery, Zabludowicz Collection, Deste Foundation for Contemporary Art, Devi Art Foundation, Il Giardino dei Lauri, Collezione Gori – Fattoria di Celle, Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, La Colección Júmex, Art Stations Foundation, Berezdivin Collection – Espacio 1414, The Hess Art Collection, Fundació Suñol, Centro de Artes Visuales Fundación Helga de Alvear, Fondation Beyeler, Hallen für Neue Kunst Schaffhausen, Girls’ Club, The Menil Collection, De la Cruz, Collection Contemporary Art Space, The Margulies Collection at the Warehouse, Rubell Family, Collection / Contemporary Arts Foundation, World Class Boxing, Western Bridge
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