In this new English edition of the handbook over sixty curators, art historians, and artists take a critical look at the theme of the significance and potential of public art.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Monograph. Includes artworks and writings by Pepe Espaliu, introductory essay by Juan V. Aliaga, with additional essays by Adrian Searle and Marie-Laure Bernadac.
The first monograph of the Chicago-based contemporary artist, who transforms spaces, institutions, traditions, and perceptions. Includes interview with the artist, essays and photos.
A book on the work of Pakistani artist and writer who has been based in London since 1964. The volume brings together a selection of his articles, essays and correspondence with gallery directors and funding bodies, interspersed with documentation of his multi-disciplinary work. Introduction by art critic Guy Brett.
This item is part of the ‘Glimpses of before: 1970s UK Performance Art’ Study Room Guide by Helena Goldwater (P2497)
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.
Catalogue including a selection of the most representative projects developed by the Mexican artist between 2000-2005.
This exhibition booklet looks closely at the performative aspects of the action work by Vienna Actionists Günter Brus, Hermann Nitsch, Otto Muehl, and Rudolf Schwarzkogler contrasted with works by significant international practitioners of performance art, such as Marina Abramovic, Chris Burden, Tomislav Gotovac, Ion Grigorescu, Paul McCarthy, Ana Mendieta, Bruce Nauman, Yoko Ono, Gina Pane, Neša Paripovic, Ewa Partum, Carolee Schneemann, and VALIE EXPORT.
This pamphlet offer a glimpse of Rachel Withers's research findings based on the contents of Signer’s library and shedding unexpected new lights on the enthusiasms and fascinations lurking in the background of Signer’s internationally acclaimed sculptural practice.
Organized as a reader, this publication examines Signer's oeuvre since the 1970s, pulling together texts from different periods on heterogeneous aspects of his body of work for the first time. Articles include specialist analyses of specific pieces and topical essays treating fundamental issues linked to his radical understanding of sculpture and the attendant philosophical questions it raises.
An international survey that brings together 40 of the most influential approaches to art in public.
Part of the Study Room Guide on Live Art and Displacement (P3107).
Catalogue of exhibition focused on Vicuña’s early paintings and the objects and book-works that she produced in London in the 1970s. With an introductory essay by Dawn Ades.
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.
Focusing upon the artist’s investigation into the human condition, this DVD brings together a comprehensive selection of works from 1966-2005. English, German.
Catalog of an exhibition held at the Kunsthalle Recklinghausen, May 6-July 2, 2000. Text: English/German. Cloth copy in a camouflage-style cloth covered slipcase.
Publication surveying the Acquisitions Schemes developed by the Contemporary Art Society between 2012 and 2014 enabling to research and purchase artworks that fit or extend existing collections across the UK and the Commonwealth.
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 volume presents Israeli installation artist Sigalit Landau’s project- “The Dining Hall” – a political take on ritualized eating as cultural metaphor, exhibited at Berlin’s KW Institute in early 2008.
A book published to coincide with an exhibition in Sion, Switzerland, of the Anglo-Swiss-Slovakian collective JocJonJosch's – Joc Marchington, Jonathan Brantschen and Joschi Herczeg.
Exhibiiotn catalogue documenting selected works by the African-American sculptor, environmental artist, and performance artist influenced by and with affinities to Eva Hesse.
Small catalogue of an exhibition offering a fresh appraisal of an abandoned medium. SLIDE/TAPE re-stages key works in the original format and draws a little seen practice out from the margins of British art history.
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.
On the occasion of a major exhibition, performance, and film premiere, this book considers Matthew Barney's epic seven-year project, an odyssey of death and its mythologies. The book also includes contributions by Jonathan Bepler, Homi K. Bhabha, Hilton Als, as well as facsimiles of the playbills produced for the related live performances.
Collection of pivotal documents in contemporary art.
Catalogue of Alice Anderson's 'From Dance to Sculpture' exhibition.
Catalogue from the 'Outbound: Passages from the 90s' exhibition at Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston, March 4 – May 7 2000, exploring contemporary art at the turn of the millennium
Catalogue comprising of the work of more than 65 artists, featuring a variety of media, from the exhibition at the Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego
Documents Meese’s 2008 exhibition at Essl Museum, Vienna ‘Fraulein Atlantis’. Interviews, photographs, DVD.
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.
Overview of 'unseen' works by Ana Mendieta
Catalogue from the Rebecca Horn retrospective that opened at the Guggenheim Museum, New York, June 1993. Contributions include interviews and essays by Rebecca Horn, Germano Celant, Nancy Spector, Giuliana Bruno, Katherina Schmidt, Stuart Morgan, Nicholas Serota, Thomas Krens.
Comprehensive overview of the life and work of Bruce Nauman.
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.
The Visual Force is the sixth instalment in the series Collective Histories of Northern Irish Art. Taking Joseph Beuys’ visit to Belfast, in 1974, as a starting point, Sverakova’s exhibition looks at the works of artists across three generations, whose works were in some way landmarks in their field. Featured artists: John Aiken; Vivien Burnside; John Carson; Brian Connolly; Martina Corry; Lynne Davies-Jones; Ciara Finnegan; Adrian Hall; Tony Hill; Ronnie Hughes; Steve Hurst; Sharon Kelly; Fiona Larkin; Alistair MacLennan; Paddy McCann; Moira McIver; Peter Richards; Dan Shipsides; Theo Sims; Una Walker and Charles Walsh.
Ana Mendieta. She Got Love gathers over 130 works by this Cuban-American artist, created between 1972 and 1985 and chosen from among the most significant in the prolific production of her brief life.
Extracts from exhibition catalogue for “East Village USA” at the New Museum of Contemporary Art revisiting the sprawling, renegade art scene that flourished in the East Village during the 1980s. Text partially obscured.