Bernadette Corporation: 2000 Wasted Years. Bernadette Corporation (Eds). Koenig Books London

Posted in art on July 28th, 2014
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Bernadette Corporation: 2000 Wasted Years

BERNADETTE CORPORATION. 2000 Wasted Years. Ed. by Bernadette Corporation with Jim Fletcher, Richard Birkett & Stefan Kalmár. Contrib. by Caroline Busta, Jim Fletcher, Tom Holert & Josef Strau.

Bernadette Corporation: 2000 Wasted Years” is the first monograph on the work of Bernadette Corporation, the New York-based collective founded in the early 90s. The book extends from their retrospective exhibition Bernadette Corporation: 2000 Wasted Years held at Artists Space in 2012, constituting a further site to reframe BC’s activities and identity of the past 20 years. Bernadette Corporation: 2000 Wasted Years is structured chronologically, loosely following the year-by-year timeline of the group’s history that also formed the backbone of their Artists Space exhibition. The publication gathers a vast array of visual and textual material. It includes the rich image grammar and styling of BC’s operations within the realm of fashion; interventions into the magazine culture of the ’90s, as well as BC’s own short-lived periodical Made in USA; the fragmented output of Pedestrian Cinema during the group’s Berlin years; and the fusion of poetics, branding and meta-commentary within their gallery shows of the 2000s

Author: Bernadette Corporation (Eds)
Publisher: Koenig Books London
Language: English
Pages: 400
Binding: Softcover

€58.00

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01-72. Daniel Gustav Cramer. Christophe Daviet-Thery. Samuel Leuenberger.

Posted in art, exhibition catalogue on July 19th, 2014
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01-72. Daniel Gustav Cramer. Christophe Daviet-Thery. Samuel Leuenberger.

This two-part publication has been released in March 2014 on the occasion of the exhibition “01-72″ by Daniel Gustav Cramer at SALTS, Basel.
It consists of an artist’s book, giving more insight into the project and a reader with texts from Quinn Latimer, Kirsty Bell and an interview with the artist.

Size: 29.5 x 21 cm
Pages: 14 & 15
Price: €18.00

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4,492,040 (1969-74). Lucy R. Lippard. New Documents

Posted in art, distribution, Motto Berlin store, writing on January 25th, 2013
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4,492,040 (1969-74). Lucy R. Lippard. New Documents

Between 1969 and 1974, the influential curator Lucy Lippard (born 1937) curated four decisive Conceptual art exhibitions, and in doing so reinvented the exhibition catalogue. 4,492,040 is a facsimile reprint of the extremely scarce and hugely important catalogues produced for those exhibitions: 557,087 (the Seattle Art Museum), 955,000 (the Vancouver Art Gallery), 7,500 (the California Institute of Art) and 2,972,453 (the Centro de Arte y Comunicación). Titled after the populations of the cities in which the shows were held, each catalogue was an envelope of loose note cards containing statements, documentation and conceptual works by each artist, to be rearranged, filed or discarded at will. If Lippard described Conceptual art as the dematerialization of the art object, these catalogues effectively announced the dematerialization of the art exhibition. (One reviewer claimed Lippard had been the artist, and that her medium had been other artists.) 4,492,040 includes such iconic figures as Vito Acconci, Carl Andre, Siah Armajani, Terry Atkinson, John Baldessari, Michael Baldwin, Robert Barry, Rick Barthelme, Daniel Buren, Rosemarie Castoro, Hanne Darboven, Walter de Maria, Jan Dibbets, Christos Dikeakos, Eleanor Antin, Dan Graham, Hans Haacke, Eva Hesse, Douglas Huebler, On Kawara, Edward Kienholz Sol LeWitt, Roelof Louw, Duane Lundon, Bruce McLean, Robert Morris, N.E. Thing Co., Bruce Nauman, Adrian Piper, Allen Ruppersberg, Ed Ruscha, Richard Serra, Robert Smithson, Jeff Wall and Lawrence Weiner.

Author: Lucy R. Lippard (curator) & Jeff Khonsary (Ed.)
Publisher: New Documents
Language: English
Pages: 460 individual cards
Size: 10.5 x 15 cm

Price: €25.00

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