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Ways of Curating

2016-03-15 | Art


• Author :_Hans Ulrich Obrist
• Pages :_192 sheets
• ISBN-10 :_9780374535698
• ISBN-13 :_0374535698

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• Description : The world's most influential contemporary-art curator explores the history and practice of his craft Hans 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. Ways of Curating is a compendium of the insights Obrist has gained from his years of extraordinary work in the art world. It skips between centuries and continents, flitting from meetings with the artists who have inspired him (including Gerhard Richter, Louise Bourgeois, and Gilbert and George) to biographies of influential figures such as Diaghilev and Walter Hopps. It describes some of the greatest exhibitions in history, as well as some of the greatest exhibitions never realized. It traces the evolution of collections from Athanasius Kircher's seventeenth-century Wunderkammer to modern museums, and points the way for projects yet to come. Obrist has rescued the word "curate" from wine stores and playlists to remind us of the power inherent in looking at art--and at the world--in a new way. [...] by Publisher : 'Farrar, Straus and Giroux'



• Author :_Hans Ulrich Obrist, Lionel Bovier
• Pages :_299 sheets
• ISBN-10 :_9783037641903
• ISBN-13 :_3037641908

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• Description : Following the success of A Brief History of Curating this publication gathers together interviews with pioneering musicians of the 1950s to the 1980s.The book brings together avant-garde composers such as Elliot Carter, Pierre Boulez, and Karlheinz Stockhausen; originators of electro-acoustic music such as François Bayle, Pauline Oliveros, Iannis Xenakis, and Peter Zinovieff; Minimalist and Fluxus-inspired artists such as Tony Conrad, Henry Flynt, Phil Niblock, Yoko Ono, Steve Reich, and Terry Riley; as well figures such as Brian Eno, Kraftwerk, Arto Lindsay, and Gaetano Veloso.Their contributions map the evolution of the musical field, from early experiments in concrete and abstract music, to the electronic development and the hybridisation between Pop and avant-garde culture.This book is part of the Documents series, co-published with Les presses du réel and dedicated to critical writings. [...] by Publisher : 'Jrp Ringier Kunstverlag Ag'



• Author :_Hans-Ulrich Obrist, Lionel Bovier
• Pages :_243 sheets
• ISBN-10 :_9783905829556
• ISBN-13 :_390582955X

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• Description : Part of JRP|Ringer's innovative Documentsseries, published with Les Presses du Reel and dedicated to critical writings, this publication comprises a unique collection of interviews by Hans Ulrich Obrist mapping the development of the curatorial field--from early independent curators in the 1960s and 70s and the experimental institutional programs developed in Europe and the U.S. through the inception of Documenta and the various biennales and fairs--with pioneering curators Anne D'Harnoncourt, Werner Hoffman, Jean Leering, Franz Meyer, Seth Siegelaub, Walter Zanini, Johannes Cladders, Lucy Lippard, Walter Hopps, Pontus Hulten and Harald Szeemann. Speaking of Szeemann on the occasion of this legendary curator's death in 2005, critic Aaron Schuster summed up, "the image we have of the curator today: the curator-as-artist, a roaming, freelance designer of exhibitions, or in his own witty formulation, a 'spiritual guest worker'... If artists since Marcel Duchamp have affirmed selection and arrangement as legitimate artistic strategies, was it not simply a matter of time before curatorial practice--itself defined by selection and arrangement--would come to be seen as an art that operates on the field of art itself?" [...] by Publisher : 'Jrp Ringier Kunstverlag Ag'

Ai Weiwei Speaks

2016-07-07 |


• Author :_Hans Ulrich Obrist
• Pages :_128 sheets
• ISBN-10 :_9780141983912
• ISBN-13 :_0141983914

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• Description : A new edition of conversations between the artist Ai Wei Wei and curator Hans Ulrich Obrist, coming up to the present day Ai Weiwei - artist, architect, curator, publisher, poet and urbanist - extended the notion of art and is one of the world's most significant creative and cultural figures. In this series of interviews, conducted over several years with the curator Hans Ulrich Obrist, he discusses the many dimensions of his artistic life, ranging over subjects including ceramics, blogging, nature, philosophy and the myriad influences that have fed into his work. He also talks candidly about his father, his childhood spent in exile and his criticism of the Chinese state. Together, these extraordinary discussions are an essential reminder of the need for personal, political and artistic freedom. [...] by Publisher : 'Penguin Press'



• Author :_Hans-Ulrich Obrist
• Pages :_409 sheets
• ISBN-10 :_
• ISBN-13 :_UCSD:31822037462793

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• Author :_Hans-Ulrich Obrist
• Pages :_968 sheets
• ISBN-10 :_9788881584314
• ISBN-13 :_888158431X

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• Description : Transcripts of interviews by Hans Ulrich Obrist with architects, artists, curators, film-makers, musicians, philosophers, social theorists and urbanists. [...] by Publisher : ''



• Author :_Hans-Ulrich Obrist
• Pages :_127 sheets
• ISBN-10 :_
• ISBN-13 :_UCSD:31822035930338

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• Description : With an introduction by the renowned architect Rem Koolhaas, this book gathers for the first time a selection of writings by Hans Ulrich Obrist. While the Swiss curator is mostly known for his legendary interviews, he has also written numerous prefaces to exhibition catalogues and artists? publications, as well as magazine articles on art and architecture. His writings trace a unique curatorial practice and can serve as a guide to contemporary exhibition-making.Hans Ulrich Obrist is a curator at the Musee d?Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris. He has co-curated major international shows such as Manifesta I, Rotterdam, the 1st Berlin Biennial, the 50th Venice Biennale (Utopia Station), the Dakar Biennial, the 1st Moscow Biennial, and later this year the 2nd Guangzhou Triennale in China. Obrist has also created many innovative exhibitions outside the contemporary gallery format, including Do it (more than 40 versions from 1994 to present), Unbuilt Roads (1997), Cities on the Move, Laboratorium, Nano Museum, Bridge the Gap. Since 1997 he has been editor-in-chief of the hybrid artist pages Point d?Ironie. [...] by Publisher : ''



• Author :_Hans-Ulrich Obrist
• Pages :_208 sheets
• ISBN-10 :_9781933128252
• ISBN-13 :_1933128259

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• Description : Various people interview art curator and critic Hans Ulrich Obrist about his life and work. [...] by Publisher : 'Sternberg'



• Author :_Thomas Demand, Hans-Ulrich Obrist
• Pages :_174 sheets
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• ISBN-13 :_PSU:000060960177

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• Description : Volume number 10 in the "Conversation Series" with the influential museum director, curator, writer and conversationalist Hans Ulrich Obrist, is given over to an intensive talk with the important German conceptual artist, Thomas Demand, who constructs precise environments out of paper maquettes, which are then photographed to haunting effect. Topics include concepts and rules of operation, the reconstruction and reverberation of history, work processes, studio realities and significant exhibitions of recent years. This wide-ranging conversation, modestly illustrated with black-and-white images, is as intelligent as it is revealing, giving the reader an unprecedented glimpse into the minds of two of the most brilliant players on the international art scene. Demand lives between Berlin and New York, where a retrospective of his work was shown at The Museum of Modern Art in 2005. Hans Ulrich Obrist is the Co-Director of the Musee d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, as well as the Serpentine Gallery, London, where he lives and works. [...] by Publisher : 'Walther Konig'

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