On March 14 in Cambridge, MA, Raymond Bellour and Laura Mulvey on cinema and contemporary art at Harvard’s Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts.
On Mar 10 in NYC, a roundtable at the New Museum on Contemporary Art: 1989 to the Present moderated by editors and SCAH founders Alexander Dumbadze and Suzanne Hudson, and featuring several contributors to the book.
The Spring 2013 program for our Boston Reading Group is now available.
Contemporary Art: 1989 to the Present, edited by Alexander Dumbadze and Suzanne Hudson, is now available. Featuring essays by Terry Smith, Irene Small, Michelle Kuo, David Joselit, Caroline Jones, Johanna Burton, Julia Bryan-Wilson, Sven Lütticken, Chika Okeke-Agulu, Carrie Lambert-Beatty, and others.
Thru January 5, in Boston, Ori Gersht: History Repeating at the MFA Boston.
On September 28–29, in NYC, the Contemporary Artists’ Book Conference, with addresses by Lucy Lippard (Sept 28) and Paul Chan (Sept 29).
Terry Smith releases a new book, Thinking Contemporary Curating, with a series of readings and conversations to follow in NYC, California, and Chicago.
As part of the Documenta: 100 Notes 100 Thoughts series, a book by Pamela M. Lee: Illegibility (Hatje Cantz, 2011).
In Artribune, Marco Enrico Giacomelli interviews Luigi Fassi and Giuseppe Di Salvatore, editors of Clement Greenberg – L’avventura del modernismo (Milan: Johan and Levi, 2011), which has an introduction, “Greenberg for Italians,” by Caroline Jones.
On October 3rd and 4th in New York, a panel discussion and book launch for Utopie: Texts and Projects 1967-1978 with Isabelle Auricoste, Jean-Louis Cohen, Cristina Goberna, Meredith TenHoor, Hubert Tonka, and editors Craig Buckley and Jean-Louis Violeau (Storefront, Maison Française).
At Autonomedia.org, Alan W. Moore reviews Expect Anything Fear Nothing: The Situationist Movement in Scandinavia and Elsewhere, edited by Mikkel Bolt Rasmussen and Jakob Jakobsen with contributions by Peter Laugesen, Carl Nørrested, Fabian Tompsett, Gordon Fazakerley, Jacqueline de Jong, Hardy Strid, Karen Kurczynski, Stewart Home and the editors, published by Nebula (Copenhagen) and Autonomedia (Brooklyn) in [...]
On September 24th in Montreal, a book launch for Christine Redfern and Caro Caron, Who is Ana Mendieta?
In Metropolis M, Joram Kraaijeveld reviews On Horizons: A Critical Reader in Contemporary Art.
In Brussels, accompanying the exhibition Alina Szapocznikow: Sculpture Undone, 1955–1972 (opening September 9th) will be lectures by Griselda Pollock and Jan Verwoert.
In Culturamas, Alberto Peñalver Menéndez reviews Anna María Guasch, La crítica dialogada: Entrevistas sobre arte y pensamiento actual (2000 – 2007).
At Artforum.com, Kellie Jones discusses her new book, EyeMinded: Living And Writing Contemporary Art (Duke, 2011).
In the New York Times Book Review, Holland Cotter reviews Hunter Drohojowska-Philp, Rebels in Paradise: The Los Angeles Art Scene and the 1960s.
In the New York Observer, Andrew Russeth reviews new books by R. H. Quaytman, Klaus Kertess, and Bruce Hainley.
At Metamute, Christopher Collier reviews Mikkel Bolt Rasmussen & Jakob Jakobsen, eds., Expect Anything Fear Nothing: The Situationist Movement in Scandinavia and Elsewhere (Nebula in association with Autonomedia, 2011) and McKenzie Wark, The Beach Beneath the Street: The Everyday Life and Glorious Times of the Situationist International (Verso, 2011). (via Metropolis M)
In the Los Angeles Times, David L. Ulin reviews Bruce Jenkins, Gordon Matta-Clark: Conical Intersect.
In the Kansas City Star, James Brinsfield reviews Since ’45: America and the Making of Contemporary Art by Katy Siegel.
From Hol Art Books: “We’ve created an unauthorized paperback book from the Summer 2011 issue of Artforum magazine. It’s our first bootleg.“
In the Brooklyn Rail, Edward M. Gómez discusses recent work in postwar Japanese art history by Alexandra Munroe, Ming Tiampo, Hiroko Ikegami and Doryun Chong.
At Kunstkritikk, Kim West on Mikkel Bolt Rasmussen & Jakob Jakobsen, Expect Anything, Fear Nothing: The Situationist Movement in Scandinavia and Elsewhere, 2011, and Jacob Lillemose interviews Lars Bang Larsen on Dissipated Being, 2010.
In the Brooklyn Rail, Phong Bui and Katy Siegel discuss her book, Since ’45: America and the Making of Contemporary Art.
In El Pais, Pedro da Cruz reviews Tony Godfrey, Painting Today (Phaidon).
Recently published by Reaktion: Victor Burgin, Parallel Texts: Interviews and Interventions About Art.
In the Brooklyn Rail, John Ganz reviews Terry R. Myers, ed., Painting.
At Open Letters Monthly, John Cotter on Chris Kraus, Where Art Belongs.
Gutai: Recentering Modernism, by Ming Tiampo, has been published by the University of Chicago Press.
Several publications on David Smith have recently appeared.
Published in April by MIT Press: Melissa Chiu and Benjamin Genocchio, eds., Contemporary Art in Asia: A Critical Reader.
In Art in America, Margarita Tupitsyn reviews recent books on “counter-Soviet art” by Matthew Jesse Jackson and Boris Groys.
A Sue Hubbard collection.
Letters edited by Kristine Stiles.
Books on contemporary art from the Verlag Silke Schreiber.
Survey books from Black Dog.
On Douglas Crimp’s forthcoming memoir.
Situationist writings on the city, edited by Tom McDonough.
A book on factography by Víctor del Río.
On February 10th at the New School, a discussion of Gregory Sholette’s book Dark Matter: Art and Politics in the Age of Enterprise Culture (Macmillan; Amazon) with the author, Jim Costanzo and Cat Mazza.
A book of photographs by Phyllis Galembo.
A collection of essays focused on “the event.”
A book and launch by Jo Baer.
Catalog to a Daniel Spoerri exhibition in Koblenz.
Interviews with 51 artists.
On Franz West, from RM Verlag.
Interviews with winners of the Whitney Museum’s Bucksbaum Award.
From James Elkins and the Stone Summer Theory Institute, on art and globalization.
Volume 33, issue 5 of Art History.
A talk, and a book, by Katy Siegel [...]
“Dispensing with traditional narratives that present this moment as marking the exhaustion of modernism, Genter argues instead that the 1950s were the apogee of the movement.”
A book launch at e-flux.
An event for Sigmar Polke’s Grossmünster windows.
“[T]he social and political significance of African American arts activity in Los Angeles between the Second World War and the riots of 1992.”
“The contributions of artists from America’s newest immigrant communities.”
At e-flux on November 30th, a book launch for Selected Maria Lind Writing with the author, Bruce Altshuler and Kate Fowle.
An Eindhoven symposium with Brian Holmes.
Audiovisual art and phenomena.
“a new kind of all-in-one sculpture production center that put the tools of industrial fabrication in the hands of artists”
An anthology on photography edited by Hilde Van Gelder and Helen Westgeest.
On “the role of art in conceiving and reconfiguring the political, ethical and social landscape of our time.”
A conversation at the MCA Chicago [...]
Conversations with modern and contemporary artists, from the Cisneros foundation.
Two books on capitalist realism.
A review of Piotr Piotrowski in kunsttexte.de/ostblick.
A Marcel Broodthaers monograph, and exhibitions [...]
“All the chocolate-colored portraits that Bronx-born artist Lyle Ashton Harris made with a large-format Polaroid camera over the past ten years” [...]
“The first monograph devoted to Donald Judd” [...]
A monograph on R. B. Kitaj [...]
A new book (and reception) on John and Dominique de Menil [...]
Encyclopaedia of the Word: Artist Dialogues 1968-2008, published this fall by Skira, compiles 65 interviews by Achille Bonito Oliva (Amazon).
New books on Nancy Spero [...]
A book on Donald Baechler [...]
A new book on Manuel Felguérez [...]
Publications on Philip Guston [...]
A documentation project on contemporary Chinese art [...]
A survey of street photography from Thames & Hudson [...]
A book launch for Der Beuys Complex [...]
A new book on Los Carpinteros [...]
New work on Adel Abdessemed [...]
Three new books from Afterall [...]
The Frankfurt School in cyberspace [...]
An anthology on the global phenomenon [...]
A collection of statements on contemporary art [...]
An anthology from MoMA [...]
Georg Baselitz’s writings and interviews [...]
An edited volume from Aperture [...]
From Black Dog Publishing, “Showcasing the most explosive, dynamic and provocative art coming out of the region…”
Two new publications on the class structure [...]
A new book by Rosalyn Deutsche [...]
A publication of three symposia from the Witte de With [...]
Essays by Boris Groys [...]
A new book on Robert Rauschenberg [...]
“Should sight trump the other four senses when experiencing and evaluating art?”
Writings of Dominique de Menil [...]
A new book by Jan Verwoert [...]
A debate from Frankfurt’s Städelschule [...]
A collection on Jake and Dinos Chapman [...]