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Elaine Rutishauser & Klodin Erb: Unschuldig unheimlich- das Sennentuntschi

Artist/Author: Elaine Rutishauser, Klodin Erb | Editor: Stephan Kunz, Silvia Conzett | Reference: P4154 | ISBN: 978-3-905240-70-2 | Type: Publication

A selection of artwork and text by artists Elaine Rutishauser and Klodin Erb.

In German

Kindly donated for the Swiss Live Art Study Room Guide.

Luc Tuymans; Is It Safe?

Artist/Author: Luc Tuymans | Reference: P4085 | ISBN: 978-0714856032 | Type: Publication

A presentation of over 100 new works by the renowned Belgian painter.

The Kollwitz Konnection

Artist/Author: Jean Owens Schaefer | Reference: A0870 | Type: Article

On Kollwitz's reception in America, 1900-1960

Liquid damage on publication.

I am a Grade D Artist

Editor: Wen Yau | Reference: P3956 | Type: Publication

A booklet which accompanies the solo exhibition of the artist, who during this section sat the last section of Visual Arts exam for the Hong Kong Certificate of Education Examination (HKCEE) due to the upcoming reform in exam mechanism within the education system in Hong Kong. She obtained a grade D. 

In Chinese and English.

David Lynch: Someone Is in My House

Editor: Kristine McKenna, Stijn Huijts | Reference: P3742 | ISBN: 978-3791384702 | Type: Publication

Featuring rarely seen multimedia works, this book shows how Lynch applies his powerful imagination and visual language across genres. Exhibition publication: November 30, 2018–April 28, 2019, Bonnefantenmuseum.

The Book of the Bird: Birds in Art

Artist/Author: Angus Hyland | Reference: P3707 | ISBN: 978-1780677507 | Type: Publication

Celebrates the bird in art with an elegant, international collection of paintings, illustrations and photographs, featuring all kinds of birds from the smallest tits and wrens to colourful exotics.

Landscapes: John Berger on Art

Artist/Author: John Berger | Editor: Tom Overton | Reference: P3734 | ISBN: 978-1784785857 | Type: Publication

In this collection of diverse worksessays, short stories, poems, translationswhich spans a lifetimes engagement with art.

David Wojnarowicz: History Keeps Me Awake at Night

Editor: David Breslin, David Kiehl | Reference: P3715 | ISBN: 978-0300221886 | Type: Publication

Comprehensively examines the life and art of David Wojnarowicz (1954-1992), who came to prominence in New York's East Village art world of the 1980s, actively embracing all media and forging an expansive range of work both fiercely political and highly personal. 

Part of the Library of Performing Rights (P3041)

The Book of the Dog: Dogs in Art

Artist/Author: Angus Hyland, Kendra Wilson | Reference: P3706 | ISBN: 978-1780676562 | Type: Publication

A collection of dog art and illustration by artists around the world.

The Book of the Cat: Cats in Art

Artist/Author: Caroline Roberts | Reference: P3709 | ISBN: 978-1786270719 | Type: Publication

A collection of feline art and illustration by artists from around the world.

Filippos Tsitsopoulos “Is Art Lonely?” archive

Reference: P3634 | Type: Article

Complete archive of Tsitsopoulos' “Is Art Lonely?” project, including artist CV; video of performance at LADA; curatorial texts; drawings; Is Art Lonely? (video), video and photo documentation.

In glass cabinet.

The Raft: Art is (Not) Lonely

Editor: Jan Fabre, Joanna De Vos | Reference: P3617 | ISBN: 978-9401448611 | Type: Publication

Exhibition catalogue; 22/10/2017 – 15/04/2018. The exhibition was a follow-up of The SEA – salut d’honneur Jan Hoet (2015).

British Art: Defining the 90s

Editor: Nicola Kearton | Reference: P3545 | ISBN: 978-1854902290 | Type: Publication

Highlights the various aspects of particular interest and activity which make the British scene distinctive and exciting. 

“I’m Still Coming” Coming to Power 2016 & 1993

Editor: Ellen Cantor | Reference: P3521 | ISBN: 9780997444636 | Type: Publication

A dual catalogue and archival exposé that explores the pivotal exhibition, Coming to Power: 25 Years of Sexually X-Plicit Art By Women, originally curated by the late artist, Ellen Cantor, in 1993, along with its re-staging in 2016 by curator Pati Hertling and artist Julie Tolentino.

Part of the Library of Performing Rights (LPR) (P3041).

Damage Control: Art and Destruction Since 1950

Editor: Deborah E. Horowitz | Reference: P3409 | ISBN: 978-3791353166 | Type: Publication

Exhibition catalogue; Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian (24 October – 26 May 2014); Musée d'art moderne Grand-Duc Jean (5 July – 12 October 2014); Kunsthaus Graz (15 November 2014 – 15 March 2015).

Performance by Artists

Editor: A.A. Bronson, Peggy Gale | Reference: P3461 | ISBN: 0920956009 | Type: Publication

A collection of essays, documents, & bibiliography reagrding performance art edited by people associated with a Toronto-based arts organization.

Walking as Reading and Memory

Artist/Author: Rebekah Dean | Reference: P3273 | Type: Publication

Postcard book; presents a performative text of the 18 questions which appear in the diagnostic questionnaire of the adult ADHD Self-Report scale.

Gustav Metzger: Act or Perish! - A Retrospective

Editor: NERO | Reference: P3261 | ISBN: 978-8897503873 | Type: Publication

Accompanies the first extensive overview of Auto-Destructive art pioneer, organized in 2015–16 at the Centre of Contemporary Art in Torun, Kunsthall Oslo and Stiftelsen Kunstnernes Hus in Oslo.

The Concrete Body: Yvonne Rainer, Carolee Schneemann, Vito Acconci

Artist/Author: Elise Archias | Reference: P3174 | ISBN: 978-0300217971 | Type: Publication

Offering an incisive rejoinder to traditional histories of modernism and postmodernism, this book examines the 1960s performance work of three New York artists who adapted modernist approaches to form for the medium of the human body.

Essays on the Blurring of Art and Life

Artist/Author: Allan Kaprow | Editor: Jeff Kelley | Reference: P3167 | ISBN: 978-0520240797 | Type: Publication

Kaprow’s sustained inquiry into the paradoxical relationship of art to life and into the nature of meaning itself is brought into focus in this newly expanded collection of his most significant writings.

Selma Selman catalogue

Editor: Jasmina Tumbas and Selma Selman | Reference: P3133 | Type: Publication

A catalogue of one of the most important contemporary Roma artists: a comprehensive overview of her oeuvre and a concise insight into the complex questions of the life of ethnic minorities. In Slovenian, Roma and English.

Part of the Study Room Guide on Live Art and Displacement (P3107).

Media Parasites in the Early Avant-Garde: On the Abuse of Technology and Communication

Artist/Author: Arndt Niebisch | Reference: P3103 | ISBN: 978-1137276858 | Type: Publication

Niebisch retraces how the early Avant-Garde movements started out as parasites inhabiting and irritating the emerging mass media circuits of the press, cinema, and wired and wireless communication.

Maternal Metaphors

Editor: Myrel Chernick | Reference: P3034 | ISBN: 978-1599711799 | Type: Publication

Exhibition catalogue: The Rochester Contemporary, 30/4-23/5 2004. Includes reproductions of artwork, critical essays and fiction.

Part of Live Art and Motherhood: A Study Room Guide on Live Art and the Maternal (P3025).

E8: The Heart of Hackney

Editor: Cathy Lomax | Reference: P2989 | ISBN: 0-954895444 | Type: Publication

Publication accompanying the eponymous exhibition at the Transition Gallery, 16 June-15 July 2007; with texts by a number of writers including Iain Sinclair, Charlie Porter and Ruth Jarvis.

Bruce McLean

Artist/Author: Nena Dimitrijevic | Reference: P2945 | ISBN: 9780854880539 | Type: Publication

Catalogue of an exhibition held at the Kunsthalle, Basel, 1981, at the Whitechapel Art Gallery, London, 1982, and at the Stedelijk Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven, 1982.

This item is part of the 'Glimpses of before: 1970s UK Performance Art' Study Room Guide by Helena Goldwater (P2497)

Silent Explosion: Ivor Davies and Destruction in Art

Editor: Heike Roms | Reference: P2926 | ISBN: 978-0992903930 | Type: Publication

Exhibition catalogue. In Welsh and English.

National Museum Cardiff, 14 November 2015 –  20 March 2016.

Fever: Art of David Wojnarowicz

Editor: Amy Scholder | Reference: P2903 | ISBN: 978-0847821440 | Type: Publication

Published in conjunction with a major retrospective of the artist's work at the New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York, January – April 1999. Includes excerpts from Wojnarowicz's writings and essays by Dan Cameron, Mysoon Rizk, C. Carr and John Carlin. 

BODY

Editor: Anthony Bond | Reference: P2896 | ISBN: 9780958720601 | Type: Publication

Published to coincide with the 1997 showing at the Art Gallery of New South Wales in Sydney, Australia, of works featuring nudes by around 100 modern and contemporary artists. Includes essays, artists’ bios, bibliography.

Who is Ana Mendieta?

Artist/Author: Christine Redfern and Caro Caron | Reference: P2906 | ISBN: 978-1558617032 | Type: Publication

This biography tells the fascinating and controversial story of the artist's life and work in graphic format, from her immigration to the US from Cuba to escape the dictatorial regime in 1961, to her groundbreaking artworks which lead to her being one of the only Cuban Americans to have works in museums around the world, to her controversial and tragic death.

Pepe Espaliu

Editor: Valeria Varas and Raul Rispa | Reference: P2889 | ISBN: 978-8496130166 | Type: Publication

Monograph. Includes artworks and writings by Pepe Espaliu, introductory essay by Juan V. Aliaga, with additional essays by Adrian Searle and Marie-Laure Bernadac.

Yayoi Kusama: Inventing the Singular

Artist/Author: Midori Yamamura | Reference: P2892 | ISBN: 978-0262029476 | Type: Publication

Yamamura eschews the usual critical fascination with Kusama’s biography to consider the artist in her social and cultural milieu. By examining Kusama’s art alongside that of her peers, Yamamura offers a new perspective on her career.

Ana Mendieta

Editor: Gloria Moure | Reference: P2887 | ISBN: 978-8434308213 | Type: Publication

This publication sets out to make Mendieta's figure more public in order to secure her rightful place in the chronicle of contemporary art.

Yayoi Kusama

Artist/Author: Laura Hoptman, Udo Kultermann and Yayoi Kusama | Reference: P2888 | ISBN: 978-0714839202 | Type: Publication

The first ever monograph on the astounding 40-year career of this established, deeply daring and tirelessly experimental artist, who represented Japan at the Venice Biennale in 1993. It was published to coincide with an exhibition in 2000 at the Serpentine Gallery.

Ocaña, 1973-1983: Acciones, Actuaciones, Activismo

Editor: Pedro G. Romero | Reference: P2879 | ISBN: 9788498503579 | Type: Publication

Devoted to the largely forgotten Spanish artist; published for the eponymous exhibition. In Spanish, Catalan, Basque and English.

Black Artists in British Art: A History since the 1950s

Artist/Author: Eddie Chambers | Reference: P2846 | ISBN: 978-1780762722 | Type: Publication

Beginning with discussions of the pioneering generation of artists such as Ronald Moody, Aubrey Williams and Frank Bowling, Chambers candidly discusses the problems and progression of several generations, including contemporary artists such as Steve McQueen, Chris Ofili and Yinka Shonibare. 

Exploding Galaxies: The Art of David Medalla

Artist/Author: Guy Brett | Reference: P2834 | ISBN: 978-0947753061 | Type: Publication

A book on the multi-disciplinary and experimental practice of artist David Medalla, who was born in the Philippines. Based in London since the 1960s, he has made an effort to remain independent of the art market and the institutional structure. Artist biography, bibliography and illustrated documentation of works included.

This item is part of the 'Glimpses of before: 1970s UK Performance Art' Study Room Guide by Helena Goldwater (P2497)

Andy Warhol: Death and Disaster

Editor: Ingrid Moessinger | Reference: P2851 | ISBN: 978-3-7356-0046-2 | Type: Publication

Catalogue for the Kunstsammlungen Chemnitz exhibition Andy Warhol: Death and Disaster, curated by Heiner Bastian. November 2014 – February 2015.

Carolee Schneemann: Unforgivable

Editor: Kenneth White, Ron Hanson | Reference: P2819 | ISBN: 978-1908966513 | Type: Publication

The most thorough visual overview of Schneemann’s work to date. Organized by five interrelated categories—Interviews and Correspondence, Painting, Cinema, Sites, and Technological Processes—this volume brings together previously published essays and interviews by authorities on the artist’s work.

Daring to be Present: An Interview with Carlyle Reedy

Artist/Author: Eleanor Roberts | Reference: A0643 | Type: Article

The interview aruges for visibility of Reedy as a force of innovation where she is wrongly, and yet expectedly, absent from mainstram cultural institutions.