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Product Description: The first monograph on the world-renowned Norwegian contemporary artist Bjarne Melgaard, whose far-reaching work often deals with complex issues such as homoeroticism, addiction, and AIDS. Australian-born Norwegian artist Bjarne Melgaard started his career in the mid-1990s with neo-expressionistic painting, sculpture, and installation...read more
By Ina Blom (contributor), Bjarne Melgaard (contributor), Glenn O'Brien (contributor), Hans-Ulrich Obrist (contributor) and Nick Vogelson (editor)

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9780847846450 | Skira, October 11, 2016, cover price $150.00 | About this edition: The first monograph on the world-renowned Norwegian contemporary artist Bjarne Melgaard, whose far-reaching work often deals with complex issues such as homoeroticism, addiction, and AIDS.

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Product Description: Hans Ulrich Obrist has been conducting ongoing conversations with the world's greatest living artists since he began in Switzerland, aged 19, with Fischli and Weiss. Here he chooses 19 of the greatest figures and presents their conversations, offering the reader intimacy with the artists and insight into their creative processes...read more

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9780141976631 | Penguin Uk, October 1, 2016, cover price $23.95 | About this edition: Hans Ulrich Obrist has been conducting ongoing conversations with the world's greatest living artists since he began in Switzerland, aged 19, with Fischli and Weiss.

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Product Description: The art of Gianni Piacentino (born 1945) represents a universe of perfection, calculation and concentration, one of geometrical and primary forms. Combining this sensibility with an appreciation of pop culture, Piacentino turned to the world of velocity and transportation including cars, motorcycles and planes, creating industrial-inspired sculptures that straddle the line between design and art...read more
By Gianni Piacentino (other contributor)

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9783037643273 | Distributed Art Pub Inc, November 30, 2013, cover price $45.00 | About this edition: A founding member of Arte Povera, Gianni Piacentino (born 1945) has pursued a path that has taken him from early Minimalist structures to sculptures influenced by modern industrial design, celebrating the dynamism of motorcycles, automobiles and planes.

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9788887029635 | Reprint edition (Fondazione Prada, September 27, 2016), cover price $49.95 | About this edition: The art of Gianni Piacentino (born 1945) represents a universe of perfection, calculation and concentration, one of geometrical and primary forms.

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Product Description: Signs of Our Times: From Calligraphy to Calligraffiti covers six decades of an art trend led by artists from the Arab world and Iran. Starting in the early 1950s, this alternative and original approach to modernism began with artists who took inspiration from their own cultural sources and combined them with international aesthetics and concepts...read more
By Hans-Ulrich Obrist (foreword by)

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9781858946528 | Merrell Pub Limited, September 13, 2016, cover price $70.00 | About this edition: Signs of Our Times: From Calligraphy to Calligraffiti covers six decades of an art trend led by artists from the Arab world and Iran.

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Product Description: One of the most interesting facets of Christine Ljubanovic’s remarkable artistic career is her series of black-and-white Conversation Portraits, so named because the compositions of twenty-four or thirty-six individual portraits of artists; writers; dancers; curators; film, theater, and museum directors; and other friends form narratives of her encounters with them...read more

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9783777425283 | Hirmer Verlag, August 15, 2016, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: One of the most interesting facets of Christine Ljubanovic’s remarkable artistic career is her series of black-and-white Conversation Portraits, so named because the compositions of twenty-four or thirty-six individual portraits of artists; writers; dancers; curators; film, theater, and museum directors; and other friends form narratives of her encounters with them.

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Product Description: David Weiss: Works, 1968–1979 illuminates the pioneering Swiss artist’s early work before his well-known collaboration with Peter Fischli. The book features his cartoon imagery, ethereal abstractions and electric cityscapes hidden away until his untimely death, as well as previously unpublished writings, unveiling a young David Weiss developing the irreverent vocabulary that would later define the groundbreaking work of Fischli/Weiss...read more
By Simon Castets (editor), Karen Marta (editor), Hans-Ulrich Obrist (contributor) and David Weiss (other contributor)

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9781942607236 | Swiss Inst/Christoph Merian Verlag, April 26, 2016, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: David Weiss: Works, 1968–1979 illuminates the pioneering Swiss artist’s early work before his well-known collaboration with Peter Fischli.

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Product Description: A fast-paced introduction to the designers, artists, and creatives shaping tomorrow’s world. Curators Simon Castets and Hans Ulrich Obrist join forces to ask an important question: How will the world be different when its most influential creatives are born into a universally accessible Internet? This international project tracks the changing modes of production, concerns, aspirations, and projects of 100 protagonists born in or after 1989...read more

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9780847847570 | Skira, April 11, 2017, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: A fast-paced introduction to the designers, artists, and creatives shaping tomorrow’s world.

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Product Description: In 2002 Hans Ulrich Obrist began his conversation with a diverse and influential group of Mexican pioneers during an exhibition at Luis Barragán's house in Mexico City. Over a decade in the making, Conversations in Mexico beautifully captures how the Mexican cultural scene has pivoted several times--perhaps most importantly around the student protests at the 1968 Olympic Games--to cultivate a wholly radical and innovative aesthetic, one that is illuminated in the iconic buildings of Pedro Ramírez Vázquez and Teodoro González de León; the people and landscapes photographed by Graciela Iturbide; the music of Esquivel!; the incredible voyages of Santiago Genovés; the utopian politics and literature of Carlos Fuentes, Margo Glantz and Elena Poniatowska; the singular vision of Alejandro Jodorowsky; and the uncompromising art of Leonora Carrington, Felipe Ehrenberg, Pedro Friedeberg, Juan Soriano and Eduardo Terrazas...read more
By Moises Cosio (foreword by), Karen Marta (editor) and Hans-Ulrich Obrist

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9780996215619 | Fundacion Alumnos47, March 22, 2016, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: In 2002 Hans Ulrich Obrist began his conversation with a diverse and influential group of Mexican pioneers during an exhibition at Luis Barragán's house in Mexico City.

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Product Description: The world's most influential contemporary-art curator explores the history and practice of his craftHans Ulrich Obrist curated his first exhibit in his kitchen when he was twenty-three years old. Since then he has staged more than 250 shows internationally, many of them among the most influential exhibits of our age...read more

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9780374535698 | Farrar Straus & Giroux, March 15, 2016, cover price $15.00 | also contains Ways of Curating | About this edition: The world's most influential contemporary-art curator explores the history and practice of his craftHans Ulrich Obrist curated his first exhibit in his kitchen when he was twenty-three years old.
9780415002332, titled "A Lexicon of Psychology, Psychiatry and Psychoanalysis" | Routledge, December 1, 1988, cover price $21.50 | also contains A Lexicon of Psychology, Psychiatry and Psychoanalysis, Ways of Curating

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Product Description: The world's most influential contemporary-art curator explores the history and practice of his craftHans Ulrich Obrist curated his first exhibit in his kitchen when he was twenty-three years old. Since then he has staged more than 250 shows internationally, many of them among the most influential exhibits of our age...read more
By Hans-Ulrich Obrist and Asad Raza (contributor)

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9780865478190 | Faber & Faber, November 4, 2014, cover price $23.00 | About this edition: Hans Ulrich Obrist curated his first exhibit in his kitchen when he was twenty-three years old.
9781846144011 | Gardners Books, March 27, 2014, cover price $28.35 | About this edition: Drawing on his own experiences and inspirations - from staging his first exhibition in his tiny Zurich kitchen in 1986 to encounters and conversations with artists, exhibition makers and thinkers alive and dead - Hans Ulrich Obrist's Ways of Curating looks to inspire all those engaged in the creation of culture.

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9780374535698 | Farrar Straus & Giroux, March 15, 2016, cover price $15.00 | also contains Ways of Curating | About this edition: The world's most influential contemporary-art curator explores the history and practice of his craftHans Ulrich Obrist curated his first exhibit in his kitchen when he was twenty-three years old.
9780415002332, titled "A Lexicon of Psychology, Psychiatry and Psychoanalysis" | Routledge, December 1, 1988, cover price $21.50 | also contains A Lexicon of Psychology, Psychiatry and Psychoanalysis, Ways of Curating

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Product Description: A leading figure in the New British Sculpture movement of the early 1980s, Richard Wentworth (born 1947) uses photography to register chance encounters of oddities and discrepancies in the modern landscape, expanding the possibilities of sculpture into the public realm...read more
By Hans-Ulrich Obrist (contributor) and Richard Wentworth (photographer)

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9783863358433, titled "Making Do and Getting By: Making Do and Getting by" | Walther Konig, May 24, 2016, cover price $55.00 | About this edition: A leading figure in the New British Sculpture movement of the early 1980s, Richard Wentworth (born 1947) uses photography to register chance encounters of oddities and discrepancies in the modern landscape, expanding the possibilities of sculpture into the public realm.

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Product Description: Swiss sociologist and pioneering urban planner Lucius Burckhardt (1925–2003) developed the concept of “strollology,” or the science of the walk. In Burckhardt’s concept, the only way to truly experience the urban environment is to move within it on foot...read more
By Adrian Notz (editor) and Hans-Ulrich Obrist (editor)

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9783858814876 | Bilingual edition (Scheidegger Und Spiess Ag Verlag, February 15, 2016), cover price $35.00 | About this edition: Swiss sociologist and pioneering urban planner Lucius Burckhardt (1925–2003) developed the concept of “strollology,” or the science of the walk.

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Product Description: The oil portraits of London-based artist Lynette Yiadom-Boakye (born 1977) depict characters who exist outside of a specific time and place. Typically completed in just one day, her pieces feature predominantly black subjects situated on ambiguous, sparse backgrounds...read more
By Amira Gad, Hans-Ulrich Obrist (foreword by), Julia Peyton-Jones (foreword by) and Lynette Yiadom-Boakye (other contributor)

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9783863357696 | Walther Konig, January 26, 2016, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: The oil portraits of London-based artist Lynette Yiadom-Boakye (born 1977) depict characters who exist outside of a specific time and place.

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Product Description: Primarily known for his paradigmatic "shelves" displaying everyday objects, Haim Steinbach (born 1944) has developed a practice that evolved from early minimalist painting with grids and monochromes to later large-scale installations that have seldom been seen in the US...read more
By Johanna Burton, Tom Eccles (introduced by), Hans-Ulrich Obrist (introduced by), Beatrix Ruf (introduced by) and Haim Steinbach (other contributor)

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9781941366028 | Gregory R Miller & Co, January 26, 2016, cover price $55.00 | About this edition: Primarily known for his paradigmatic "shelves" displaying everyday objects, Haim Steinbach (born 1944) has developed a practice that evolved from early minimalist painting with grids and monochromes to later large-scale installations that have seldom been seen in the US.

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Product Description: A series of conversations held in 2011 with artists, filmmakers, writers and even the former mayor of Bogotá serendipitously turned into a mapping of the artistic landscape in Colombia's art scene just as it is exploding internationally...read more

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9789589959343, titled "Conversations in Colombia: Anañam-yoh-reya" | LA Oficina Del Doctor, January 26, 2016, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: A series of conversations held in 2011 with artists, filmmakers, writers and even the former mayor of Bogotá serendipitously turned into a mapping of the artistic landscape in Colombia's art scene just as it is exploding internationally.

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Product Description: This book documents a recent collaborative exhibition of Per Kirkeby (born 1938) and Lawrence Weiner (born 1942). Kirkeby presented two new brick stone sculptures built in situ at the gallery space, while Weiner exhibited new and recent text pieces mounted on the gallery walls as well as on the inside walls of one of Kirkeby's sculptures...read more

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9783863357993 | Walther Konig, January 26, 2016, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: This book documents a recent collaborative exhibition of Per Kirkeby (born 1938) and Lawrence Weiner (born 1942).

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Product Description: This publication documents this year's Serpentine Pavilion in London--a chrysalis-like structure made from colorful, transparent plastic by Spanish architects José Selgas (born 1965) and Lucía Cano (born 1965). Sketches, diagrams and construction methods are also included in this ample overview of the installation...read more
By Emma Enderby (editor) and Jochen Volz (editor)

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9783863357931 | Walther Konig, January 26, 2016, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: This publication documents this year's Serpentine Pavilion in London--a chrysalis-like structure made from colorful, transparent plastic by Spanish architects José Selgas (born 1965) and Lucía Cano (born 1965).

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Product Description: A rare opportunity to see unpublished works by Hiroshi Sugimoto reproduced at the highest standard Cahiers d'Art celebrates the 100th issue of the revue with Hiroshi Sugimoto. The issue, a true tribute to Sugimoto, is rooted in "The World is Dead Today," a story written by Sugimoto for his exhibition at the Palais de Tokyo, in which his photographic works are juxtaposed against his eclectic antiques collection recounting the end of modernity...read more
By Staffan Ahrenberg (editor), Jacques Herzog (contributor), Sam Keller (editor), Akiko Miki (contributor) and Hans-Ulrich Obrist (editor)

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9782851171795, titled "Cahiers D'art Issue N°1, 2014: Hiroshi Sugimoto: 38th Year - 100th Issue" | Cahier Dart, February 15, 2016, cover price $100.00 | About this edition: A rare opportunity to see unpublished works by Hiroshi Sugimoto reproduced at the highest standard Cahiers d'Art celebrates the 100th issue of the revue with Hiroshi Sugimoto.

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Product Description: An intimate, powerful portrait of Louise Bourgeois in the final years of her life From 2008 to 2010 Louise Bourgeois allowed Alex Van Gelder into her private world―her studio and home―and indulged his lens, while she worked, rested, waited―mischievous, or lost in thought, weary of decrepitude, raging, defiant to the end...read more
By Hans-Ulrich Obrist (introduced by) and Alex Van Gelder

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9780500093917, titled "Mumbling Beauty Louise Bourgeois: Louise Bourgeois: A Portrait" | Thames & Hudson, November 9, 2015, cover price $50.00 | About this edition: An intimate, powerful portrait of Louise Bourgeois in the final years of her life From 2008 to 2010 Louise Bourgeois allowed Alex Van Gelder into her private world―her studio and home―and indulged his lens, while she worked, rested, waited―mischievous, or lost in thought, weary of decrepitude, raging, defiant to the end.

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Product Description: Duane Hanson (1925–1996) was famed for his hyperrealist casts of humans, such as "Cheerleader," "Flea Market Lady" and "House Painter." This handsome volume surveys key works produced throughout his career, and features a series of previously unpublished photographs from the 70s and 80s of museum-goers interacting with the figures...read more

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9783863357689 | Walther Konig, September 29, 2015, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: Duane Hanson (1925–1996) was famed for his hyperrealist casts of humans, such as "Cheerleader," "Flea Market Lady" and "House Painter.

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Product Description: This publication reissues a much sought-after photobook. Taryn Simon is an American artist whose works combine photography, text and graphic design. Her practice involves extensive research, in projects guided by an interest in systems of categorization and classification...read more
By Hans-Ulrich Obrist and Taryn Simon (photographer)

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9783775739719 | Hatje Cantz Pub, September 29, 2015, cover price $75.00 | About this edition: This publication reissues a much sought-after photobook.

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Product Description: This volume presents the titular text by leading UK video artist Ed Atkins (born 1982), well known internationally for his explorations of the impact of high-definition technology, on language and literary comprehension. Curator and academic Mike Sperlinger contributes a text contextualizing Atkins' writing...read more
By Ed Atkins, Hans-Ulrich Obrist (foreword by), Julia Peyton-Jones (foreword by) and Mike Sperlinger

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9783863355852 | Walther Konig, July 28, 2015, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: This volume presents the titular text by leading UK video artist Ed Atkins (born 1982), well known internationally for his explorations of the impact of high-definition technology, on language and literary comprehension.

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Product Description: Following her 2010 retrospective at MoMA, this catalogue records a new performance by Marina Abramovic (born 1946) for the Serpentine Gallery, London. Documentation of works from throughout Abramovi´c's career, reperformed for the first time since their original debuts, is also included...read more

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9783863355821 | Walther Konig, June 23, 2015, cover price $49.95 | About this edition: Following her 2010 retrospective at MoMA, this catalogue records a new performance by Marina Abramovic (born 1946) for the Serpentine Gallery, London.
9780405035616, titled "Television: A Struggle for Power" | Ayer Co Pub, June 1, 1971, cover price $22.00 | also contains Television: A Struggle for Power

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By Hans-Ulrich Obrist and Taryn Simon (photographer)

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9780415036252, titled "Dictionary of British Women Writers" | Routledge, June 1, 1989, cover price $80.00 | also contains Dictionary of British Women Writers

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Product Description: Over the course of a half-century, the photographs of René Burri (1933–2014) have tracked the turning points, triumphs and crises of the twentieth century. Whether it was the 15-year-old Burri's portrait of Winston Churchill or his later portrayals of Che Guevara, Fidel Castro, Richard Nixon, Anwar as-Sadat or Muammar al-Gaddafi, all have lodged themselves in the collective consciousness...read more
By Rene Burri (photographer), Philipp Keel (foreword by) and Hans-Ulrich Obrist (foreword by)

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9783869308203, titled "René Burri" | Steidl / Edition7L, November 22, 2016, cover price $100.00 | About this edition: Over the course of a half-century, the photographs of René Burri (1933–2014) have tracked the turning points, triumphs and crises of the twentieth century.

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