Sitting, people do already for a long time. Therefore chairs have been manufactured ever since. In Hong Kong many of them end up on the street. Plastic chairs, wicker chairs, armchairs, stools, bar stools, office chairs. Old and new, whole, broken, rebuilt and repaired. Together with alienated crates, cartons, wooden blocks and foam pillows they form curious roadside seating ensembles for the short relaxation or a little chat in between. ‘Seating Arrangements’ is the third of a total of 9 volumes in which Michael Wolf celebrates the diverse aspects of street life in Hong Kong and the improvisational skills of the urban residents.
Michael Wolf has been making a series of Street View-based works that explore urban life as it’s experienced, seen, and transmitted.Wolf roams Google Street View in classic street photographer tradition, searching for the hidden, the unexpected, the sublime, the beautiful, the overlooked, images which reveal something about the character of a city and its residents.
With “”Tokyo Compression”” Michael Wolf struck a nerve. His portraits of people who are on their way in the Tokyo subway, constrained between glass, steel and fellow travelers, have won many awards and were shown in exhibitions around the globe. The first edition of this book was sold out after a few weeks. And the topic kept haunting Michael Wolf as well. He returned to Tokyo in order to immerse in the subsurface insanity once again and this time even deeper. Now with “”Tokyo Compression Revisited”” the second, completely revised edition is published, with many so far unreleased images and an entirely new “”hidden track”” at the end of the book.
What Is Different? is the title of this year’s edition of the Jahresring, guest-edited and designed by Wolfgang Tillmans. Since the early 2000s Tillmans has been working on truth study centre, a cycle of works concerned with absolute claims of truth in social and political contexts. Circling around contemporary issues of newly resurfaced right-wing populism, the phenomenon of fake news, and psychological findings such as the backfire effect, Tillmans, rather than analyzing the status quo, focuses on what has changed in the past ten, twenty, thirty, forty years. Why are societal consensus and institutions now under attack? Tillmans interviewed scientists, politicians, journalists, and social workers, highlighting the issues at stake from various angles. The publication also contains analytic texts and studies that shed further light on what happens in our brain, ethics, and online behavior when we are confronted with statements that oppose our political beliefs. Tillmans associated these texts with his own images as well as visual material found in print and online. While designing this year’s Jahresring, he has created photocopy works using the four-color scan process on a machine from the 1990s—an early digital collage technique that resonates with the complexity of the situation we find ourselves in today. The 64th Jahresring includes texts by Philipp Hübl, Jonas Kaplan, Joe Keohane, and Michael Seemann, and interviews with Lionel Barber, Carolin Emcke, Sigmar Gabriel, Bianca Klose, Stephan Lewandowsky, Brendan Nyhan, and Wolfgang Schäuble.
Wolfgang Tillmans has been redefining photography and the way it is presented for over 20 years. From his seemingly casual images of people and objects in the early 1990s, reflecting the culture and identity politics of the time, to the deeper exploration of abstraction in his more recent work, pushing the boundaries and definitions of the photographic form. This catalogue, arranged and designed by Tillmans’ himself, brings together the whole range of his oeuvre in all its diversity: portrait, landscape, and still life photography alongside abstract and random pieces, colour-saturated works, and experiments with process, forming a kind of meta art work, with a rhythm and logic of its own. “I try to approximate the way I see the world, not in a linear order but as a multitude of parallel experiences. Multiple singularities, simultaneously accessible as they share the same space or room”. This selection of works, presented here in full colour, often on double-page spreads, includes many new pieces. The theoretical and historical context of Tillmans’ art are tackled in detailed essays by Michael Bracewell and Josef Strau and an interview with the artist by Julia Peyton-Jones and Hans Ulrich Obrist provides a fascinating insight into his life and work.
The first career-spanning catalog of the work of Gianfranco Gorgoni, whose iconic photographs established Land Art as one of the major art movements of the twentieth century. For five decades, photographer Gianfranco Gorgoni (1941-2019) built his reputation as the premier documentarian of Land Art in the US and beyond. After leaving Italy, Gorgoni started making portraits of the major artists of the New York scene, including Michael Heizer, Robert Smithson, Nancy Holt, Walter De Maria, Carl Andre, and Richard Serra. It was not long before he was traveling with Heizer, Smithson, and De Maria to the American West in the late 1960s to plot the works that would famously break art practice out of the confines of the gallery world. In Nevada, New Mexico, and Utah, these artists embarked on major Land Art installations that would redefine contemporary art practice of the era. In many cases, Gorgoni was the only photographer on the ground to document their projects, and his images often serve as the definitive photographic record of the planning and creation of these groundbreaking works. Published to coincide with the first major exhibition of Gorgoni’s photographic Land Art images at the Nevada Museum of Art, featuring over fifty of his large-scale photographs, Gianfranco Gorgoni: Land Art Photographs includes an introduction by Ann M. Wolfe, Andrea and John C. Deane Family senior curator and deputy director at the Nevada Museum of Art, an essay by the late art historian and critic Germano Celant, whose contribution here is among the last he wrote before his death in 2020, and William L. Fox, the Peter E. Pool Director of the Center for Art + Environment. A landmark collection of photographs of legendary and lesser-known works by Michael Heizer, Walter De Maria, Christo and Jeanne-Claude, Richard Serra, Robert Smithson, Ugo Rondinone, and Charles Ross, Gianfranco Gorgoni: Land Art Photographs is a major new assessment of one of the world’s great art movements.
This book presents 123 calling cards of artists (painters, sculptors, photographers, architects, graphic designers, illustrators etc.) from the 18th century to the present day. The facsimiled cards are slipped like bookmarks into a book by several authors on the history of the use of calling cards, the social context in which they were produced, and related historical and fictional narratives. The often unexpected graphic qualities of these personalized objects, each designed to capture an individual identity within the narrow confines of a tiny rectangle card, implicitly recount a history of taste and typographic codes in the West. But this calling card collection also lays the foundations for a microhistory of art, inspired by the Italian microstoria, or a looser narrative that breaks free from geographic contexts and historical periods. We can imagine how social networks were formed before the advent of Facebook, and how artists defined themselves in the social sphere, whether they were students or teachers, dean of the art school or museum curator, founder of a journal, firm, restaurant or political party, and so on. Superimposed on this imaginary or idealized network formed by chance encounters is a living network of students of art or history, historians or anthropologists, librarians, archivists, gallerists, museum curators and artists themselves, the network upon which this pocket museum is constructed. The sheer variety of perspectives and stories brought together here makes this book a prodigious forum for discussion. The carded artists include: Absalon, Anni and Josef Albers, John Armleder, Iain Baxter, Larry Bell, Joseph Beuys, Joseph Binder, Max Bill, Pierrette Bloch, Rosa Bonheur, Irma Boom, Aglaüs Bouvenne, Constantin Brancusi, Marcel Broodthaers, Antonio Canova, Caran d’Ache, A.M. Cassandre, Chenue malletier, Iris Clert, Claude Closky, Le Corbusier, Silvie Défraoui, Sonia Delaunay, Fortunato Depero, Marcel Duchamp, A.R. Dunton, Céline Duval, Nathalie Du Pasquier, Yan Duyvendak, Daniel Eatock, Edward Fella, Sylvie Fleury, Schwestern Flöge, Piero Fornasetti, Hans Frank, Lene Frank, Emile Gallé, General Idea, Dan Graham, Wolfgang von Gœthe, Jean-Baptiste Greuze, Walter Gropius, Guerrilla Girls, Hector Guimard, Friedrich Haeffcke, Raymond Hains, Keith Haring, Raoul Hausmann, John Heartfield, Anton Herrgesell, Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres, Ray Johnson, Ana Jotta, Wassily Kandinsky, André Kertész, Martin Kippenberger, Paul Klee, Johann Adam Klein, Yves Klein, Július Koller, Joseph Kosuth, Yayoi Kusama, Carl Gotthard Langhans, Fernand Léger, Pierre Leguillon, George Maciunas, Robert Mallet-Stevens, Edouard Manet, Piero Manzoni, Christian Marclay, Filippo Tommaso Marinetti, Karel Martens, Annette Messager, Lucia Moholy, Piet Mondrian, Valérie Mréjen, Félix Nadar, Isamu Noguchi, The Offices of Jenny Holzer, Peter Nadin, Richard Prince and al., Yoko Ono, Claes Oldenburg, Nam June Paik, Francis Picabia, Adrian Piper, Emil Pirchan, Man Ray, Les ready made appartiennent à tout le monde®, Carl August Reinhardt, Gerrit Rietveld, Auguste Rodin, Edward Ruscha, Alexander Search, Willem Sandberg, Erik Satie, Gino Severini, Johan Gottfried Schadow, Egon Schiele, Oskar Schlemmer, Käthe Schmidt, Roman Signer, Alec Soth, Gertrude Stein and Alice Toklas, Jack Smith, Hélène Smith, Harald Szeemann, Sophie Taeuber, Karel Teige, Oliviero Toscani, Theo van Doesburg, Roman Vishniac, Andy Warhol, Weegee, Neill Whistler, Heimo Zobernig, Piet Zwart, Emmy Zweybrück Prochaska With texts by: Samuel Adams, Damarice Amao, Daniel Baumann, Stuart Bertolotti-Bailey, Géraldine Beck, Paul Bernard, Christian Besson, Christianna Bonin, Véronique Borgeaud, Marie de Brugerolle, Garance Chabert, Kyrill Charbonnel, Yann Chateigné, Manuel Cirauqui, Chiara Costa, Caroline Coutau, Jean-Baptiste Delorme, Carla Demierre, Dakota DeVos, Corinne Diserens, Eva Fabbris, Patricia Falguières, Arthur Fink, Sophie Gayerie, Kati Gegenheimer, Mark Thomas Gibson, Nicolas Giraud, Victor Guégan, Andrea Gyorody, Nastassja Haidinger, Dean Inkster, Aurélie Jacquet, Elisabeth Jobin, Vincent Jolivet, Moritz Küng, Angela Lampe, Charlotte Laubard, Anaël Lejeune, Quentin Lannes, Pierre Leguillon, Charlotte Magnin, Nicole Marchand-Zañartu, Valérie Mavridorakis, Aurélien Mole, Michael J. Moore, Adrien Mouginot, Christiane Mühlegger, Émilie Parendeau, Ying Sze Pek, Corine Pencenat, Mathias Pfund, Fabien Pinaroli, Raphaël Pirenne, Paulo Pires do Vale, Carrie Pilto, Frans Postma, Jeanne Quéheillard, Fabienne Radi, Ivan Ristić, Vincent de Roguin, Paul-Louis Roubert, Margot Sanitas, Gilles Saussier, Elana Shapira, Klaus-Peter Speidel, Friedrich Tietjen, Rebecca Topakian, Gesine Tosin, Xiaoda Wang, Christophe Wavelet, David Zerbib, Célia Zuber Co-published by HEAD – Genève (Geneva University of Art and Design) and Edition Patrick Frey under the patronage of the Museum of Mistakes Editors: Pierre Leguillon in collaboration with Barbara Fédier and Kyrill Charbonnel, Pauline Cordier, Aurélie Jacquet, Aline Melaet, Anaïs Perez, and Charlotte Schaer, students of WorkMaster at HEAD – Genève
The Screendump-project is an ongoing study and exploration of photographing in the virtual world. The first publication from this project (#1) by Suzan Geldhoff and Karin Krijgsman is about photography and virtual strolls through Google Street View. Following a number of texts and a collection of works, the outlines of a new genre occur in a new photography era: the age of virtual photography. Screendump #1 contains work by: Michael Wolf, Mishka Henner, Hans Gremmen, Jon Rafman, Diederick Overbeke and Nicolas Mason.
How might television, with its broad public appeal, be used as an artistic medium to further democratise the way art is received? This question formed the point of departure for the conception of the TV gallery Fernsehgalerie Gerry Schum in 1968. This catalogue overs a chronological overview, from Schum’s early commissioned work and the productions of Fernsehgalerie Gerry Schum through to the editions of videogalerie Schum. It contains information previously unpublished, or only contained in catalogues no longer available. The Fernsehgalerie Gerry Schum aimed to focus on radical innovations, to broaden art by transporting it into the world of film as a single unit – which combined both the medium and the work – and also to redefine television as an artistic medium with a mass audience. Instead of private art ownership, communication with a wider audience was increasingly to take the stage. Giovanni Anselmo Keith Arnatt John Baldessari Joseph Beuys Alighiero Boetti Marinus Boezem Stanley Brouwn Pierpaolo Calzolari Jan Dibbets Gino de Dominicis Ger Van Elk Barry Flanagan Hamish Fulton Gilbert & George Michael Heizer Wolf Knoebel Gary Kuehn Richard Long Walter De Maria Mario Merz Dennis Oppenheim Klaus Rinke Ulrich Rückriem Reiner Ruthenbeck Richard Serra Robert Smithson Keith Sonnier Franz Erhard Walther Lawrence Weiner Gilberto Zorio
Privacy–today, that sometimes feels like a word from a different era. It seems hardly applicable at a time when people post everything on Facebook, from their current relationship status down to intimate pictures. Exhibitionism and voyeurism are the social strategies of our lives. Today’s art uses photographs, Polaroids, cell phone pictures, films, objects, and installations to focus on domestic scenes and personal secrets. In the present book and the exhibition of the same title at the Schirn Kunsthalle, Frankfurt, numerous contemporary artists explore the evanescence of the private sphere and the resulting “public intimacy”: Ai Weiwei / Merry Alpern / Michel Auder / Evan Baden / Richard Billingham / Mike Bouchet / Stan Brakhage / Sophie Calle / Tracey Emin / Hans-Peter Feldmann / Nan Goldin / Christian Jankowski / Birgit Jürgenssen / Edgar Leciejewski / Leigh Ledare / Leo Gabin / Christian Marclay / Ryan McGinley / Jenny Michel and Michael Hoepfel / Marilyn Minter / Gabriel de la Mora / Mark Morrisroe / Laurel Nakadate / Peter Piller / Martha Rosler / Jörg Sasse / Dash Snow / Fiona Tan / Mark Wallinger / Andy Warhol / Michael Wolf / Kohei Yoshiyuki / Akram Zaatari
The architectural utopia of tomorrowland, vividly imagined but in most cases never built: domed habitats; plug-in cities; modular polyester pods; pneumatic clusters; artificial floating islands; etc. Chapters include Cellular Agglomorates; Clip-on, Plug-In; Bridge Structures; Containers; Marine Structures; The Diagonal in Space; Biostructures. Architects and their projects include Alfred Neumann & Zvi Hecker (apartment block in Ramat Gan); Moshe Safdie (Habitat ’67 & Habitat Puerto Rico); Herbert Prader, Franz Fehringer & Erich Ott (Composite Linear City with Residential Cells); David George Emmerich (construction games); Paul Maymony (Maison ‘Diamant’); Chaneac (Crater City); Claude & Pascal Hausermann (Outil ‘Habitation’); Wolfgang Doring; Arthur Quarmby; Warren Chalk (Capsule Unit Tower); Peter Cook (Plug-In City); Arata Isozaki (Cluster in the Air); Noriaki Kurokawa (New Plan for Tokyo); Fabrizio Carola (Girder Building); Andre Biro & Jean-Jacques Fernier; Yves Salier, Adrian Courtois & Pierre Lajus; Kenzo Tange; Gunther Domenig & Eilfried Huth (project for Ragnitz-Graz); Jean-Paul Jungmann (Dyodon (Pneumatic Residential Cells)); David Greene (Living Pod); Archigram Group (Peter Cook, Dennis Crompton, Ron Herron, Warren Chalk, Michael Webb, David Greene) ) Loving 1990); Ron Herron (Walking Cities); Frei Otto & Rolf Gutbrod (German Pavilion at Expo ’67); Atelier Warmbronn- Frei Otto & Ewald Bubner design- Arup Associates- (Arctic Town); Richard Buckminster Fuller, (Geodesic Dome for Manhattan, Tetrahedral City); Stanley Tigerman (Urban Matrix); Eduard Albert & Jacques Cousteau (Artificial Island in the Bay of Monaco); Hal Moggridge (Sea City); Cesar Pelli & A. J. Lumsden (Urban Nucleus); Manfredi Nicoletti (Overspill Town for Monaco); Walter Jonas (Intrapolis-Funnel Town); Paolo Soleri (Arcology); Merete Mattern, etc.
A personal encounter with 50 of the world’s most significant contemporary artists, “pressPlay” draws together the full texts of the complete Phaidon interviews with living artists, 1995-2005, originally appearing in “Phaidon’s Contemporary Artists” series and “Robert Mangold” monograph. Highlights include veteran painter Vija Celmins and noted sculptor Robert Gober (who represented the US at the 2001 Venice Biennale) in an intimate discussion on their differing art practices; longtime friends and fellow travellers for decades, Benjamin Buchloh and Lawrence Weiner recall 35 years of work, in the definitive, career-long interview for this key Conceptual artist; the late Sir Ernst Gombrich honoured the “Contemporary Artists” series in a discussion with the UK’s pre-eminent sculptor Antony Gormley – who confesses that it was Gombrich’ “Story of Art” that first inspired him to become an artist; the taciturn, legendary Raymond Pettibon muses on the evolution of his work with noted hip novelist Dennis Cooper; musician artist Christian Marclay is interviewed by Sonic Youth rockstar Kim Gordon. From highly established artists Louise Bourgeois and Alex Katz, to midcareer masters Richard Prince, Mike Kelley, Fischli and Weiss, Jenny Holzer, and Raymond Pettibon, to the most exciting artists of the current generation, including Maurizio Cattelan, Olafur Eliasson and Pipilotti Rist, pressPlay is a highly readable, comprehensive look at contemporary art today. Vito Acconci/Mark C Taylor; Doug Aitken/Amanda Sharp; Uta Barth/Matthew Higgs; Christian Boltanski/Tamar Garb; Louise Bourgeois/Paulo Herkenhoff; Cai Guo Qiang/Octavio Zaya; Maurizio Cattelan/Nancy Spector; Vija Celmins/Robert Gober; Richard Deacon/Pier Luigi Tazzi; Mark Dion/Miwon Kwon; Stan Douglas/Diana Thater; Marlene Dumas/Barbara Bloom; Jimmie Durham/Dirk Snauwaert; Olafur Eliasson/Daniel Birnbaum; Peter Fischli and David Weiss/Beate Soentgen; Tom Friedman/Dennis Cooper; Isa Genzken/Diedrich Diederichsen; Antony Gormley/Sir Ernst Gombrich; Dan Graham/Mark Francis; Paul Graham/Gillian Wearing; Hans Haacke/Molly Nesbit; Mona Hatoum/Michael Archer; Thomas Hirschhorn/Alison M Gingeras; Jenny Holzer/Joan Simon; Roni Horn/Lynne Cooke; Ilya Kabakov/David A Ross; Alex Katz/Robert Storr; Mary Kelly/Douglas Crimp; Mike Kelley/Isabelle Graw; William Kentridge/Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev; Yayoi Kusama/Akira Tatehata; Robert Mangold/Sylvia Plimack Mangold; Christian Marclay/Kim Gordon; Paul McCarthy/Kristine Stiles; Cildo Meireles/Gerardo Mosquera; Lucy Orta/Roberto Pinto; Raymond Pettibon/Dennis Cooper; Richard Prince/Jeff Rian; Pipilotti Rist/Hans Ulrich Obrist; Doris Salcedo/Carlos Basualdo; Thomas Schutte/James Lingwood; Lorna Simpson/Thelma Golden; Nancy Spero/Jo Anna Isaak; Jessica Stockholder/Lynne Tillman; Wolfgang Tillmans/Peter Halley; Luc Tuymans/Juan Vicente Aliaga; Jeff Wall/Arielle Pelenc; Gillian Wearing/Donna De Salvo; Lawrence Weiner/Benjamin H D Buchloh; Franz West/Bice Curiger.
The dark back alleys that crisscross the city are home to objects that, at first glance, seem to be discarded’the random detritus of the man-made world. Under the scrutiny of Michael Wolf’s photographic eye, these objects become fascinating installation pieces, while the abstract patterns of the buildings reveal the beauty and order that underlie the apparent chaos of the city. Thought-provoking texts by Kenneth Baker and Douglas Young explore the choices that people make of lifestyle, form, function, identity, and design, as well as the notion of Hong Kong as a brand.
The projects and preoccupations of the Icelandic artist Olafur Eliasson inspired this unique collaborative enterprise by artist, curator, scientists, and art critics. In his art, Eliasson explores our conceptions of nature and the scientific tools we use to observe, measure, and control it. Through his works—installations, site-specific sculptures, and photographs—the laboratory within the museum becomes the site not only of knowledge but also of aesthetic and sensual pleasure. Distinguished by a poetic economy of means and a quiet, elegant beauty, his work combines the ephemeral natural effects of light, water, and wind with more tangible materials such as wood, moss, and grass. Eliasson has often said that he is trying to recapture the Iceland of his childhood—with its hot springs, volcanoes, and frozen landscapes—in his art. In the book Eliasson’s works serve as the thematic prism for a wide range of essays exploring the intersection of science and art. The contributors range from chemists, geologists, and physicists to architects and cultural theorists. Among others, they include Per Bak, Aaron Betsky, Daniel Birnbaum, Jonathan Crary, Gyorgy Darvas, William Day, Manuel de Landa, Diller + Scofidio, Norman Foster, Peter Galison, Manuel Gausa, Brian Greene, Elizabeth Grosz, Marianne Krogh Jensen, Rem Koolhas, Henri Lefebvre, Gunter Leising, Bruce Mau, Hans Ulrich Obrist, Robert Osserman, John Rajchman, Jaime Salazar, Erik Scheldon, Richard Sennett, Kurt Schilcher, Michael Speaks, Ben van Berkel, Anthony Vidler, Hans C. von Baeyer, Peter Weibel, and Manfred Wolff-Plottegg.
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.
Artists: Marina Abramovic, Carmen Almon, Luiz Alphonsus, Ben d’Armagnac, John M. Armleder, Conrad Atkinson, Christian Ludwig Attersee, Alice Aycock, Lewis Baltz, Jack Barth, Jennifer Bartlett, Lynda Benglis, Jaap Berghuis, Mari Boeyen, Michal Bogucki, Christian Boltanski, Hans Brosch, Ian Carr-Harris, Luciano Castelli, Louis Chacallis, Pinchas Cohen-Gan, Paolo Cotani, Groupe Coum, Michael Craig-Martin, Gerrit Dekker, Martin Disler, Goran Djordjevic, Noel Dolla, Ugo Dossi, Juan Downey, Michael Druks, Markus Duik, David Dye, Pablo Echaurren, I.R.G., Bob Evans, Valie Export, Helmut Federle, John C. Fernie, Guy Fihman, Barry Flanagan, Emil Forman, Terry Fox, Hermine Freed, Iole de Fretas, Kazumichi Fujiwara, Marie-Louise de Geer-Bergenstrahle, Andreas Gehr, Wim Gijzen, Marcia Giluly, Gary-John Glaser, Gyula Gulyas, Nigel Hall, Jene Highstein, Naoyoshi Hikosaka, Hans van Hoek, Alain d’Hooghe, Rebecca Horn, Pierre Alain Hubert, Vivien Isnard, Bernard Joubert, Etsutomu Kashihara, Theatre Kassaknak, Pierre Keller, Nancy Kitchel, Wolf Knoebel, Rob van Koningsbruggen, Miloslav Laky, Darcy Lange, Terence-David LaNoue, Kang-So Lee, Barbara et Michael Leisgen, Barbara Linkevitch, Natalia LL Permato, Bernd Lohaus, Jeffrey Lowe, Urs Luthy, Groupe Lyn, Renato Maestri, Tim Mapston, Bill Martin, Gordon Matta-Clark, Anthony McCall, Ronald Michaelson, Samuel Montealegre, Miloslav Mucha, Gregoire Muller, Antonio Muntadas, Tsuneo Nakai, Hitoshi Nomura, Jacques Louis Nyst, Anna Opperman, Bernard Pages, Friederike Pezold, Walter Pfeiffer, Jean-Pierre Pincemin, Howardena D. Pindell, Fabrizio Plessi, Litiana Porter, Ulrike Rosenbach, Martin Rous, Moon-Seup Shim, Alex Silber, Charles Simonds, Alan Sonfist, Keith Sonnier, Judith Stein, John Setzaker, Ben Sveinsson, Kyoji Takubo, Gage Taylor, Olivier Thorme, Francesc Torres, Andre Valensi, Jean-Louis Vila, Hanna Villiger, William Viola, Tetsuya Watanabe, van de Wint, Krzysztof Wodiczko, Troels Worsel, Jan Zavarsky, Michele Zaza
Multiples by: John L. Tancock, Abe Ajay, Otmar Alt, Arman, Jean Arp, Richard Artschwager,Enrico Baj, Mary Bauermeister, Miguel Berrocal, Joseph Beuys, Max Bill, Mel Bochner, Sandro Bocola, Hartmut Bohm, Agostino Bonalumi, Victor Bonato,Davide Boriani, Derek Boshier, Martha Boto, David Bradshaw, K.P. Brehmer,Marcel Broodthaers, Robert Bryant, Ursula Burghardt, Pol Bury, John Cage,Alexander Calder, Malcolm Carder, Enrico Castellani, Alik Cavaliere, Mario Ceroli, Thomas Chimes, Christo, Chryssa, Genevieve Claisse, Gianni Colombo,Kenelm Cox, Carlos Cruz-Diez, Bill Culbert, Allan D’Arcangelo, Sandro de Alexandris, Lucio Del Pezzo, H.R. Demarco, Walter De Maria, Jim Dine, Herbert Distel, Francesco Marino di Teana, Piero Dorazio, Angel Duarte, Marcel Duchamp, Max Ernst, Michel Fadt, Rafael Ferrer, Robert Filliou, Lucio Fontana,Horacio Garcia-Rossi, Karl Gerstner, Gilbert & George, Ludwig Gosewitz, Hans Haacke, Raymond Hains, Etienne Hajdu, Richard Hamilton, Maurice Henry,Eva Hesse, Charles Hinman, Karl Horst Dodicke, Douglas Huebler, Fritz Hendertwasser, Jean Ipousteguy, Allen Jones, Howard Jones, Donald Judd,Iwao Kagoshima, Stephen Kaltenbach, Pierre Keller, Milan Knizak, Piotr Kowalski, David Lamelas, Fernand Leger, Julio Le Parc, Sol LeWitt, Roy Lichtenstein, Shoji Lida, Liliane Lijn, Richard Lindner, Yuan-Chia Li, Bernard Luginbuhl, Adolf Luther, Rene Magritte, Piero Manzoni, Enzo Mari, Marisol,Gino Marotta, Henri Matisse, Paul Matisse, Rory McEwen, Tomio Miki, Marcello Morandini, Francois Morellet, Robert Morris, Bruno Munari, Bruce Nauman,Louise Nevelson, Kazuo Okazaki, Claes Oldenburg, Dennis Oppenheim, George Ortman, Claus Paeffgen, Palermo, Pavlos, Henry Pearson, David Pelham, Alicia Penalba, Michelangelo Pistoletto, Sigmar Polke, Arnaldo Pomodoro, Gio Pomodoro, William Pye, Edival Ramosa, Robert Rauschenberg, May Ray, Martial Raysse, Paul Reich, George Rickey, Larry Rivers, James Rosenquist, Dieter Rot [Dieter Roth], Mimmo Rotella, Gerhard Rühm, Edward Ruscha, Lucas Samaras,Remo Saraceni, Pedroni Sarenco, Alan Saret, Nicholas Schoffer, Peter Sedgley,George Segal, Richard Serra, Richard Smith, Tony Smith, Robert Smithson,Kenneth Snelson, Francisco Sobrino, Keith Sonnier, Jesus Raphael Soto, Daniel Spoerri, Klaus Staeck, Klaus Staudt, Joel Stein, Saul Steinberg, Kumi Sugai,George Sugarman, Takis, Paul Palman, Takao Tanabe, Andre Thomkins, Joe Tilson, Jean Tinguely, Luis Tomasello, David Tremlett, Ernest Trova, Michael Tyzack, Raoul Ubac, Gunther Uecker, De Wain Valentine, Gregorio Vardanega,Victor Vasarely, Wolf Vostell, Andy Warhol, Willy Weber, Lawrence Weiner,Gunter Wesler, Ludwig Wilding, Jean Pierre Yvaral
On January 22, 2003 Michael R. Bloomberg, Mayor of New York City, announced that the city had given permission to New York artists Christo and Jeanne-Claude to realize their temporary work of art: “The Gates, Central Park, New York, 1979-2005.” Christo is world-famous for his major artistic projects, including “Valley Curtain”, “Running Fence”, “Surrounded Islands”, “The Wrapped Pont Neuf”, “The Umbrellas”, and “Wrapped Reichstag”. For the past 24 years, he and his wife, Jeanne-Claude, also an artist, have been working on a magnificent project for New York City’s Central Park, “The Gates”. “The Gates” will involve the entire topography of Central Park, spanning approximately 23 miles. 7,500 glorious gates–each of which is 16 feet high with a free hanging, saffron colored, fabric panel suspended from the top–will create an undulating golden ceiling above those who walk along the park’s paths. “The Gates” will not only reflect and enhance the park’s beauty, they will make art a free and accessible experience to be shared by all. The Gates is the artists’ firsthand account of their monumental endeavor and a testimony to their dedication and perseverence. Through photographs and text, this book allows the reader to follow each step of the project–measuring the park, drawing plans to welding the 900 pound steel bases of the gates, life-size testing of the gates, meeting with lawyers, politicians, and city boards, and the final approval. Complete with maps, photographs, architectural designs, and Christo’s own drawings and collages, The Gates provides the most comprehensive view of the scope and importance of this project. Wolfgang Volz has been the exclusive photographer and technical director for Christo and Jeanne-Claude since 1971. He has been represented in more than 300 gallery and museum exhibitions around the world. Accompanying Volz’s photographs is Jeanne-Claude’s engaging and informative text.
Neue Welt (New World) documents a group show which investigates the political and, most importantly, the social restructuring of recent years. Going beyond one-dimensional statements, the texts discuss the redefinition of public space, the position of the individual in a society obsessed with spectacle, and the effects of a globalized economy. The catalogue documents works by Haluk Akakçe, Pawel Althamer, Kai Althoff, Michael Elmgreen/Ingar Dragset, Paul Graham, Rodney Graham, Fabrice Gygi, Nikolaus Hirsch, Laura Horelli, Runa Islam, Mike Kelley, Anna Klamroth, Ken Lum, Kenny MacLeod, Seamus Nicolson, Henrik Olesen, Philippe Parreno, Stephen Prina, Gerhard Richter, Jeroen de Rijke/Willem de Rooij, Roth/Stauffenberg, Anri Sala, Anne Tallentire, Wolfgang Tillmans, Barbara Visser, et al.
John Cage was one of the most extraordinary and intriguing composers of the twentieth century–or perhaps of any century. His vast corpus of musical compositions, writings, and performances has amazed, amused, bored, enlightened, angered, and fascinated audiences throughout the world. Despite the controversy surrounding his work, there is little disagreement about his role as one of the most important and influential members of the avant-garde. In Writings about John Cage, the renowned Cage expert Richard Kostelanetz has collected the writings of thirty-seven prominent scholars and critics. Selections include articles by the composers Henry Cowell, Peggy Glanville-Hicks, Lou Harrison, Michael Nyman, Virgil Thomson, and Christian Wolff; by literary figures Paul Bowles, John Hollander, and Manfredi Piccolomini; by critics Daniel Charles, Jill Johnston, Edward Rothstein, Calvin Tomkins, and Peter Yates; and by performers Merce Cunningham and Paul Zukofsky. The contributions cover all aspects of Cage’s life and career, including his music, his aesthetics, his prose and poetry, his visual art, and his contributions to modern dance. Richard Kostelanetz is a poet and critic who has written and edited numerous books on aesthetics, the avant-garde, and literature, including The Avant-Garde Tradition in Literature, On Innovative Music(ian)s, The Theatre of Mixed Means, and Esthetics Contemporary. He is the author of The Old Poetries and the New, also published by the University of Michigan Press. His books on Cage include John Cage and Conversing with Cage. “. . . the most intelligently chosen book of writings about Cage that I’ve seen. . . . Kostelanetz is a practiced and gifted anthologist, with the discriminating eye of a litterateur, the sensibility of a poet, and the ear of a musician. . . . . [N]o matter how we read Writings about John Cage, we learn–from intelligent and serious teachers whose writings are worth the effort.”–Institute for Studies in American Music Newsletter “. . . belongs in the library of anyone who is trying to understand and to deal with John Cage.”–Performing Arts Journal
Michael Wolf is renowned for super-sized photographs of Chicago, and his home for the last fifteen years Hong Kong. Tokyo Compression captures a different aspect of an Asian metropolis the steamy subterranean hell of the citys underground system. Wolf has recorded the human response to one of the most stressful and unreal social environments imaginable. Caught in intimate detail, the sweating faces and contorted postures of Tokyos solemn commuters become a study of distress, resilience, commercial pressure and urban isolation. Yet the series ends happily a businessman, set free from the trains, plays with a cat in an airy park before heading home, work done.
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