modernmodern

modernmodern
Author: Pati Hertling (Ed.)
Publisher: Starship
Language: English
Pages: 176
Size: 21 x 25.7 cm
Weight: 793 g
Binding: Hardcover
ISBN: 978-0-9823977-0-1
Availability: In stock
Price: €25.00
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Published on the occasion of the exhibition modern modern
Chelsea Art Museum, New York
April 17, 2009 to June 13, 2009
Curated by Pati Hertling

With contributions by
Stefan Kalmar, Ariane Müller, Jan Verwoert
Artists contributions by:
Dirk Bell, Kerstin Brätsch, Cecily Brown, Tobias Buche, Nikolas Gambaroff, Isa Genzken, Simone Gilges, John Giorno, Charline von Heyl, Karl Holmqvist, Honey-Suckle Company, Gregor Hylla, Sergej Jensen, Peter Kisur, Jutta Koether, Kitty Kraus, Jonas Lipps, Nick Mauss, Birgit Megerle, Michaela Meise, Paulina Olowska, Ken Okiishi, Scott Olson, Silke Otto-Knapp, Elizabeth Peyton, Falke Pisano, Nina Rhode, Juliane Solmsdorf, Hayley Tompkins, Peter Peri, Reto Pulfer, Andro Wekua, Susanne Winterling, Amelie von Wulffen

The lingering, the merging of forms, in which time, present and future, softly tickle each other; where the work is the intersection between past and future, the present, das "Hier und Jetzt": "Der flüchtige Moment".
- Stefan Kalmar, Kunstverein München, director

Perhaps the way this I is described, makes it one exemplary artistic 'I' of modernity. It is somewhere between the figure of the epical artist and the novelist. It is epical because it doesn't call for identification, it enfolds before the eye of the betrayer, doesn't ask for his consent, moreover it makes itself a little obscure , ...
- Ariane Müller, editor of STARSHIP magazine

People will tell you that modernism is about taking the straight way. Don't believe them! It's about the crooked way. It always has been.
- Jan Verwoert, writer and researcher