Agnes Husslein-Arco & Alfred Weidinger (Eds.)
Gelatin’s exhibition “Loch,” and the week-long performance that preceded it, form the basis for this book. The catalogue comprehensively documents the Austrian art collective’s elaborate site-specific performance at the 21er Haus in Vienna (June 5–September 29, 2013).
21ER HAUS, AUSTRIA
2014 / English & German
Exhibition catalog / Softcover
7 1/2 x 9 1/2 inches / 192 pp
64 b&w and 36 color
ISBN: 978-3-95679-019-5 · Retail Price: $40.00
I’m Isa Genzken, The Only Female Fool
Nicolaus Schafhausen & Joan Müller (Eds.)
One of Germany’s most influential contemporary sculptors, Isa Genzken chose the title “The Only F emale F ool” for this slender volume accompanying the comprehensive exhibition of her work at the Kunsthalle Wien (2014), which comes on the heels of her major retrospective at MOMA, N ew York. Her fascination with architecture and space as social spheres is here explored in the collision of the minimal and abstract urban high rise, the decorative clothing and mirrored surfaces in her work from 1973 to the present. Genzken’s collaboration with artists Dan Graham, Gordon Matta-Clark, Jasper Johns, Gerhard Richter and Wolfgang Tillmans is brought into focus in the accompanying essays by New York-based theorist Joshua Decter and art historian Tom McDonough. Preface by curator Nicolaus Schafhausen. This easy-to-carry pocket-sized catalog is an excellent go-to publication on Genzken’s work and history.
KUNSTHALLE wien, austria
January 2015 / English & German
Exhibition catalog / Softcover / 5 1/2 x 8 1/4 inches
112 pp / 48 color
ISBN: 978-3-956790-81-2 · Retail Price: $27.00
2000, Series 003, English and German text
Softcover, 4 3/8 x 6 3/4 inches
135 pp, 14 b&w and 20 color reproductions
ISBN: 0-9671802-1-X · Retail Price: $19.95
The Secret Archives
1992, Corrugated box with multiple works, 8 3/4 x 11 1/4 inches
Numerous halftone and color reproductions
ISBN: 1-88-2299-00-0 · Retail Price: $45.00
A Twenty-Year Survey
Carole Ann Klonarides
September 2003, Exhibition catalog
Hardcover, 7 x 10 1/2 inches
80 pp, 99 color reproductions
ISBN: 0-911291-30-X · Retail Price: $29.95
High Water – Drink oh Heart from the Abundance of Time!
When the Koblenz horticultural show invited the young Swiss artist duo Gerda Steiner and Jörg Lenzlinger to be featured artists they appropriately brought Floodwaters – Drink oh heart of mine from time’s abundance, an edgy, multi-media, multi-room, interactive installation focusing on water. Documented in this catalog is the massive installation which incorporates everything from plastic water bottles to piles of trash from the Rhine, complete tree trunks to a giant stuffed swordfish. Steiner and Lenzlinger bring a combination of influences to their installations: a pair of contemporary hippies, these artists are passionate about global warming and the environment, and they grew up in a kitsch world of anime and MTV. The result is like nothing you’ve ever seen at the garden show, that’s for certain.
August 2011 / English & German / Exhibition catalog
Softcover / 6 1/2 x 9 1/2 inches / 144 pp / 95 color
ISBN: 978-3-940953-76-6 · Retail Price: $49.95
Only during the past decade has an audience outside Denmark started to take notice of the great Danish artist Poul Gernes (1925-1996), which led to this ground-breaking retrospective exhibition and its catalog. Gernes, who believed that the person behind the artwork was irrelevant, rejected easel painting early in his life, feeling that it was more important to combine art with a useful function. He called himself a “decorator,” and created more than 150 site-specific interiors and exteriors all over Denmark. Gernes founded the Experimenting Art School, known as the Eks-Skolen, in 1960, and tirelessly promoted the idea of art as a socially conscious, collective enterprise. This beautiful catalog also includes his 48 x 48-inch “target paintings,” their clear and vibrant colors typical of Gernes commitment to the simplest and most immediate expression of art.
February 2011 / English & German / Exhibition catalog
Hardcover / 9.75 x 11 inches / 280 pp / 400 color
ISBN: 978-3-940953-55-1 · Retail Price: $105.00
A catalog from the uber-hip GEM Museum of Contemporary Art in The Hague reveals the latest work by the increasingly important twin brother team of Gert and Uwe Tobias. In their virtuoso style, the pair of Cologne-based artists has opened a new chapter in their creative oeuvre: huge 81-by-68-inch works that pay homage to the ancient still-life tradition. These monumental, woodblock-based works, which also combine gouache and collage, are also shown here in eye-popping installation photos. The brothers create a contemporary Cabinet of Curiosities, juxtaposing classical themes like flora, fauna or food with surreal, jarringly bright colors. In barely a decade of work, the Tobias brothers have become major artists, represented in all important collections; here’s a perfectly presented sample of their freshest, most provocative work.
D'Jonge Hond, The Netherlands
August 2011 / English & German / Exhibition catalog
Hardcover / 8 3/4 x 11 3/4 inches / 88 pp / 4 b&w and 86 color
ISBN: 978-3-940953-80-3 · Retail Price: $59.95
The striking woodcuts and other works of Romanian-born twin brothers, Gert and Uwe Tobias, are linked to the folkloric and ornamental styles of their native land, mixed with pop culture, fantasy and social commentary. This large-format, full-color exhibition catalog, their third book, is the first art historical monograph of their work, featuring reproductions of their amazing gigantic woodcuts, made in a complicated and time-consuming process. The book also includes numerous documentations of their exhibition installations, showing the way the Tobias brothers fence in whole areas with display cabinets, drawing pads or series of prints. Extensive interviews and interpretive texts in English and German shed light on their artistic method.
September 2008 / Exhibition catalog
English & German
Hardcover / 9 1/2 x 11 1/2 inches
184 pp / extensive color
ISBN: 978-3-936859-76-8 · Retail Price: $69.95
Laboratory of Synthesis (Vol.#1)
Robert Garnett and Andrew HUnt
Kingston University, United Kingdom
2008 / Softcover / 4 3/4 x 61/2 inches / 96 pp / 10 b&w and 10 color
ISBN: 978-1-870699-96-9 · Retail Price: $25.00