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Composite Landscapes

Montage & Representation: ”Composite Landscapes” explores the practices of photomontage that depict the conceptual, experiential, and temporal dimensions of landscape. > MORE Composite Landscapes: Photomontage and Landscape Architecture Editors:    Charles Waldheim, Andrea Hansen ISBN:    9783775738194 Publisher:    Hatje Cantz Publ. year:    2014 Language:    English Pages:    216 Illustrations:    138 Width x height:    250 x 310 (mm) Binding:   […]

Gerald A. Matt: Artists Talks

Mr Matt in Conversations

Gerald A. Matt conducted, the former head of Kunsthalle Wien, conducted numerous interviews with contemporary artists during his reign. Here’s a collection of 45 long conversations. The fourty-five interviews that follow are a selection from a large number of conversations, which I have conducted with artists in the course of my curatorial and art publishing […]

German Pop at Schirn

Schirn in Frankfurt presents a large-scale exhibition on German Pop Art from the 1960s and 70s. Unlike Anglo-American pop art, German pop art was more overt political and focused on banalities of everyday life. > MORE   German Pop Features:    Hermann Albert, Konrad Klapheck, Reinhold Heller, Vettina von Arnim, Sigmar Polke, Gerhard Richter, Florian Köhler, […]

Urban Theater: New York Art in the 1980s

Urban Theater: New York Art in the 1980s

Vibrant, vital, and discordant, the New York art scene of the 1980s gave rise to some of the contemporary art world’s most recognizable features. The work collected here re-creates the tense energy of a grittier New York. >MORE   Urban Theater: New York Art in the 1980s Text by:    Michael Auping, Andrea Karnes, Alison Hearst, […]

Suzanne Perrottet: Bewegungen / Movements

A Rhythmic Archive: Suzanne Perrottet

From the personal archive of the late Suzanne Perrottet, who is regarded as one of the founders of modern dance, comes an astounding and large collection of images – clippings and photographs –  depicting movements. Suzanne Perrottet (1889 – 1983) was a pupil of the composer and teacher Emile Jaques-Dalcroze (1865 to 1950). Together with […]

The Alternative Guide to the Universe - Mavericks, Outsiders, Visionaries

Outer Limits: The Alternative Guide to the Universe

”The Alternative Guide to the Universe” explores  alternative ways of perceiving, imagining, describing and moving through the world we live in.  Works from the past 25-years by  self-taught artists, architects and fringe physicists and visionary inventors.   > MORE The Alternative Guide to the Universe – Mavericks, Outsiders, Visionaries Foreword by:    Ralph Rugoff Essays by:    Rick […]

Dishu - Ground Calligraphy in China by Francois Chastanet

Ground Calligraphy in China by Francois Chastanet

Francois Chastanet documents the fairly recent movement in China of anonymous street calligraphers. Using water as ink, these large letterings display literature, poetry or aphorisms before being evaporated.  > MORE . Dishu – Ground Calligraphy in China by Francois Chastanet Photographs by:    Francois Chastanet ISBN:    9789185639595 Publisher:    Dokument Press Publ. year:    2013 Language:    English Pages:   […]