Artist's book, Monograph First Edition Hardcover 745 pages 23 x 17 cm Texts in Deutsch   Very good condition
covered with semi-transparent paper
      EUR 110 ORDER

Hanne Darboven, QUARTETT '88, Verlag der Buchhandlung Walther König, 1990

Book published on the occasion of the artist's exhibitions at Portikus (Frankfurt am Main) from December 1989 to January 1990, at Renaissance Society (Chicago) between Mars and April 1990, and at Neue Gesellschaft für Bildende Kunst e. V. (Berlin) in May 1990.

Quartett '88 is dedicated to four outstanding women of the 20th century: Marie Curie, Rosa Luxemburg, Gertrude Stein, and Virginia Woolf.

Ce livre provient de la collection de Pascal Doury. Plus d'infos ici.

 

Monograph First Edition Hardcover 320 pages Texts in English   New       EUR 52 ORDER

Wolfgang Tillmans, What's wrong with redistribution, Verlag der Buchhandlung Walther König, 2016

Wolfgang Tillmans’ Truth Study Centre has been a fixed component of his exhibitions since he first showed a version of the multipart tabletop installation in 2005. The scope and complexity of this project become apparent for the first time through this book, the second—following Manual (2007)—dedicated to this set of works. Over the span of 320 pages (printed using a high-resolution technique), Tillmans presents an alternative chronology of the present. Far exceeding his original and main medium of photography, he juxtaposes a variety of contrary opinions, statements and comparisons on recurring table formats. The dimensions of the wooden tables, which he designed himself, are not arbitrary: they are built using standard British door panels, 78 inches long, and with one of four different standard widths. This book gives an overview, through lavish reproductions, of this new form of collage, in which picture, text and object "are only kept in place by their own weight," as the photographer puts it. 

Monograph First Edition Hardcover 248 pages 24 x 17 cm Texts in English   New       EUR 40 ORDER

Stephanie Weber (ed.), Rochelle Feinstein, Verlag der Buchhandlung Walther König, 2016

Building on an extensive painting lexicon, Rochelle Feinstein employs an array of styles and media, such as silkscreen, photography and assemblage, hard-edged graphic compositions as well as expressionist factures.

These combined manners and processes cross-reference the historical with the vernacular, the mythologies of the avant-garde, as well as popular culture. At once social commentary and autobiographical incidents, her work offers a biting reflection on the role of an artist working in the arena that is painting in America today.

This catalogue is published on the occasion of In Anticipation of Women’s History Month which is the first comprehensive retrospective exhibition of Feinstein’s work in 2016-18, at Centre d’Art Contemporain Genève; Städtische Galerie im Lenbachhaus, Munich; kestnergesellschaft, Hannover; and the Bronx Museum of the Arts, New York.

With texts by Tenzing Barshee, Fabrice Stroun and Christina Vegh.

Monograph First Edition Softcover 432 pages 28 x 23 cm Texts in English   New       EUR 53 ORDER

Heimo Zobernig, Books & Posters, Verlag der Buchhandlung Walther König, 2016

The Vienna-based artist Heimo Zobernig has achieved wide recognition for his sculptures, paintings, videos and performances. With works that respond to the legacy of the discourses and themes of formalist, abstract and Minimalist art, often establishing a close dialogue with the architecture and history of a specific place, he is an important representative of the artists associated with 'Kontext Kunst' (Context Art) in the German-speaking art scene of the 1990s. This survey book offers an original and comprehensive overview of the ways Zobernig has engaged since 1980 with an expanded notion of publishing as a way to explore the linguistic aspects of art. Ingeniously designed by the graphic studio Oficina de disseny based in Barcelona, it presents 114 artist's books, monographs and exhibition catalogues as well as 117 posters that, thanks to an essay by Anja Dorn that contextualises them, sheds light on a rarely commented side of Zobernig's multi-faceted practice.

With texts by Diana Baldon, Anja Dorn, Moritz Küng & Heimo Zobernig.

Fiction Soft cover, perfect binding 125 pages Texts in English   New       EUR 23 ORDER

Lucy McKenzie, Alan Michael, Unlawful Assembly, Verlag der Buchhandlung Walther König, 2015

Unlawful Assembly is a collection of interrelated short stories by the artists Lucy McKenzie and Alan Michael. First published in a limited edition, it was intended as a cheap holiday read to entertain summer visitors to the Mediterranean island of Stromboli, and as a site-specific work.

Artist's book First ed. of 1000 copies Soft cover, perfect binding 21 x 14 cm Texts in English / Deutsch   Very good condition       EUR 180 ORDER

Anonymous, Why I Got Into Art (Vaseline Muses), Verlag der Buchhandlung Walther König, Jablonka Gallery, 1991

Artist's book by "Anonymous" aka: Mike Kelley, detailing why he got into art -- naked women. Essay by Diedrich Diederichsen. Contains 22 photographs, in black-and-white, manipulated to have soft-core porn qualities of Yoko Ono, Lynda Benglis, Hannah Wilke, Carolee Schneemann and other woman engaged in nude dance performances, guerrilla actions, happenings, avant-garde theatre, actions, performances, gallery advertisements, body art, gesture art, etc. Published as two entities, back-to-back & upside down from each other, in one volume. Text in English and German.

First Edition Softcover in boxset Texts in French / English   New       EUR 160 ORDER

Mel Bochner, Working Drawings and Other Visible Things on Paper Not Necessarily Meant to be Viewed as Art, Cabinet des Estampes, Verlag der Buchhandlung Walther König, 1997

Originally conceived as an exhibition, shown at the Visual Arts Gallery, School of Visual Arts, New York, December 2 - December, 1966, Bochner compiled notebook pages and working drawings by Carl Andre, Jo Baer, John Cage, Tom Clancy, Dan Flavin, Milton Glaser, Dan Graham, Eva Hesse, Alfred Jensen, Donald Judd, Michael Kirby, William Kolakoski, Robert Lepper, Sol LeWitt, Robert Mangold, Robert Moskovitz, Robert Smithson, Kenneth Snelson, and others into a xeroxed volume which was then presented in four identical copes, each on their own pedestal.

This edition of the Working Drawings and Other Visible Things on Paper Not Necessarily Meant to be Viewed as Art by Mel Bochner is published on the occasion of the exhibition Mel Bochner | Projets à l'étude | 1966-1996 at the Cabinet des estampes du Musée d'art et d'histoire, Geneva (February 27 to April 3, 1997). The edition was printed from the photocopies dating from the 1996 installation contained in the first binder of the Working Drawings

This publication, inspired by the original presentation, consists of four identical volumes, plus a new volume of critical texts on the work within a slipcase. Fifth volume texts by Christophe Cherix, Laurent Jenny, James Meyer in French and English.

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