A monograph documenting the artist's life and work; includes photographs which have never before been reproduced, a selection of his short texts and poems, which reflect his feelings on the open question of the relationship between art and life, and two newly commissioned essays by Guy Brett and Nick Sawyer.
This item is part of the 'Glimpses of before: 1970s UK Performance Art' Study Room Guide by Helena Goldwater (P2497)
In a series of letters composed to each other and delivered to camera, artist Tim Etchells and writer Adrian Heathfield examine what underlies their shared interest in the notion and forms of Variety.
73 minutes. 2006.
The collection concentrates on Kelley's own work, ranging from texts in “voices” that grew out of scripts for performance pieces to expository critical and autobiographical writings.
Siona Wilson investigates the charged relationship of sex and labour politics as it played out in the making of feminist art in 1970s Britain.
A diverse group of contributors, from art historians, anthropologists, and political theorists to artists, filmmakers, and architects, considers the interaction of politics and the visual in such topics as the political consequences of a photograph taken by an Israeli soldier in a Palestinian house in Ramallah; AIDS activism; images of social suffering in Iran; the “forensic architecture” of claims to truth; and the “Make Poverty History” campaign. Transcending disciplines, they trace a broader image complex whereby politics is brought to visibility through the mediation of specific cultural forms that mix the legal and the visual, the hermeneutic and the technical, the political and the aesthetic.
Rodenbeck offers a rigorous art historical reading of Kaprow's project and related artworks. She finds that these experiential and experimental works offered not a happy communalism but a strong and canny critique of contemporary sociality. Happenings, she argues, were far more ambivalent, negative, and even creepy than they have been portrayed, either in contemporaneous accounts or in more recent efforts to connect them to contemporary art's participatory strategies.
A catalogue of new writing on performance including essays and dialogues around emergency.
In association with the Royal College of Art, Exit Strategies situates new generation of artists alongside specially commissioned texts by international novelists, artists, academics and philosophers.
Recording of an event dedicated to Manuel Vason’s publication Double Exposures, a collaboration with 40 of the most visually arresting artists working in performance in the UK. With Manuel Vason, Hugo Glendinning, Lois Keidan, Alastair MacLennan, Aine Phillips, Marisa Carnesky and the Famous Lauren Barri Holstein.
The publication is constructed around the two works, Capitol Complex (2012–2014) and Ulterior Vistas (2012–2013), both of which are encapsulated on a ten-inch vinyl record. The spoken-word compositions are enclosed within a gatefold design and accompanied by the Capitol Complex manuscript as a booklet insert and a bound series of Ulterior Vistas photographic montages. Format hardback: + 10″ vinyl record. Printed in an edition of 500.
This publication is comprised of photos taken at balls events in New York, Philadelphia, and Washington, D.C., is a collaboration between Gaskin, and the house members who let him enter the intimate world of ball culture. In addition to an introduction by Deborah Willis, Legendary includes an essay by Frank Roberts, “The Hidden Histories of House Ball Culture.”
Video exerpts of a performance work for PayneShurvell, presented as part of the I am a Fantasy exhibition, 15 April to 21 May 2011.
Exhibition catalogue of the retrospective at The Musee d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris in 1996.
The five works by Pauline Boudry and Renate Lorenz featured in this publication intervene in time-related discourses and practices. Texts by Mathias Danbolt, Diedrich Diederichsen, Elizabeth Freeman, Denis Pernet, Marc Siegel, conversation with the artists by Andrea Thal.
An exploration of Adrian Howells's artistic practice of creating work that promotes intimacy and genuine exchange with an audience.
Catalogue for the exhibition at the Brunei Gallery, London, 9th October – 20th December 2014, giving a view of the recent and contemporary history of Sri Lanka. Includes an Hempel Galleries pamphlet with artists' profiles.
Exhibition catalogue presenting an assessment of Rodney's work employing a wide range of art forms in which self-portraiture and the body are often conduits for wider social and political narratives.
This volume documents the innovative oeuvre of Uwe Frank Laysiepen, better known as Ulay. Contributors include: Laurie Anderson, Thomas McEvilley, Timea Lelik, Tevz Logar, Charlemagne Palestine, John Reuter, Silvio Wolf, Marina Abramovic.
This is a limited edition publication collecting the pinhole photographs the artist has been producing since 2004; the book also contains essays by Andrew Poppy, Dominic Johnson and Catherine Silverstone. This copy is a signed limited edition of an artist’s proof with an original digital inkjet print.
Small catalogues documeting three exhibitionary cycles of works in mixed media by students from Valand Academy’s Fine Art and Photography programmes.
Collection including previously unpublished essays by Smithson and gathers hard-to-find articles, interviews, and photographs, as well as a full picture of his wide-ranging views on art and culture. This item is part of the Study Room Guide to Remoteness (P2600).
This double-sided catalogue accompanied the solo exhibition of the same title first held at Dolhousie Art Gallery, Halifax, Canada in 2009.
Collection of pivotal documents in contemporary art.
Richard Ashrowan considers the geopoetics of the Anglo/Scots borderline, travelling to several points on the border and beginning a meditation into the meanings that might be revealed within its landscape
Catalogue of the exhibition September 30-December 10 2010 curated by Pilar Topkins Rivas
This collection features all 51 images from performance artist Eleanor Antin's epic visual narrative. Introduction by Henry Sayre
The Black Cone documents a 2012 performance by Spanish artist Santiago Sierra (born 1966), that resulted in a six-foot-high monolith in front of the Icelandic parliament, commemorating the third anniversary of the protests that followed the country’s economic crash.
Sophie Calle's project Double Game interweaves the artist's life with that of Maria, a character in Paul Auster's novel 'Leviathan', blurring the lines between reality and fiction. Second edition
A comprehensive selection of Vito Acconci's works, including a DVD of three 20 min videos in which he speaks about his realized and unrealized projects.
A comprehensive mid-career retrospective of Acconci's work
Surveys the evolving and diverse nature of nightlife in New York profiling over 30 artists
Extensive documentation of two video installation pieces by Paul McCarthy, Piccadilly Circus and Bunker Basement, with essays by Ralph Rogoff and Robert Storr
Graphically illustrates a broad spectrum of physical experiences: bondage, sensory deprivation, tattooing, piercing, fetishes, body rituals and modifications from 1948 to 2002. Introduction by Mark Thompson
Brings together the action art and performances of the Belgian artist from the 70s to the present: drawings, thinking models, collages, films, photos and other documentation.
Accompanies the 2014 retrospective of Vlasta Delimar's work at The Museum of Contemporary Art, Zagreb.
This monograph includes both extensive visual documentation from throughout Vito Acconci's career and a wide selection of his writings.
How 1960s African American artists and many of their sympathetic peers addressed the struggle for racial justice in powerful works of art is examined across a pivotal decade.
Documents Meese's 2008 exhibition at Essl Museum, Vienna 'Fraulein Atlantis'. Interviews, photographs, DVD.
Comprehensive overview of the life and work of Bruce Nauman.
Charts the rise of London’s club scene from Punk in the late 1970s to the New Romantics in the 1980s.
Published to accompany the first comprehensive overview of Jonathan Meese's work in Germany at the Deichtorhallen, Hamburg in 2006, the exhibition featured 150 paintings, sculptures, photographic works and installations.