Arbeit/Freizeit Maria Eichhorn

Published by Generali Foundation, Vienna, 1997, 156 pages (colour & b/w ill.), 12 × 19 cm, German / English

Price: €18

Produced on the occasion of Maria Eichhorn’s exhibition Arbeit/Freizeit, at the Generali Foundation, 1994-1996. An exhibition of the staff of Generali Regional Office East, Berlin, consisting of 49 exhibits 47 objects (gifts, permanent loans and acquisitions) in cylindrical display case, beech wood, acrylic glass, 228 x ø 161 cm 1 round aquarium, 54.5 x ø 65 cm, with live fish (angelfishes and clown loaches) on plinth, beech wood, 70.5 x ø 67.2 cm Plant (Dracaena maginata).

With a preface by Hans Peer and Winfried Böttcher, texts by Sabine Breitwieser, Maria Eichhorn, John Miller, Annett Gröschner and Helmut Höge.

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A Balancing Act (pamphlet) Christian Philipp Müller

Published by documenta, Kassel, 1997, foldout pamphlet (b/w ill.), 10 × 21 cm (folded), German / English

Price: €12

Produced on the occasion of Christian Philipp Müller’s participation in documenta X in 1997, where he presented A Balancing Act, which took as its point of departure Joseph Beuys’ 7000 Oaks and Walter de Maria’s Vertical Earth Kilometer.

Christian Philipp Müller is a Berlin-based Swiss conceptual artist whose practice examines a range of issues from social and aesthetic concerns to design, national histories, and the institutional framing of culture. His projects are usually collaborative, interdisciplinary, and site-specific.

You can read more on the work (from October Vol. 82 (Autumn, 1997) here.

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Bijela odsutnost 1991-1996 Mladen Stilinović

Published by Galerija Josip Račić, Zagreb, 1997, 14 pages (b/w ill.), 21 × 29 cm, Croatian

Price: €28 (Out of stock)

Produced on the occasion of Mladen Stilinović’s exhibition Bijela odsutnost 1991-1996 at Galerija Josip Račić, Zagreb.

Mladen Stilinović was an artist who frequently employed everyday materials in his work, bringing into focus the interconnection of politics, language, artistic production, and daily life. From 1975–79 he was a member of Zagreb’s Group of Six Artists. His work included drawings, collages, photographs, artist books, paintings, installations, actions, films, and video.

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Six Years: The Dematerialization of the Art Object from 1966 to 1972 Lucy R. Lippard

Published by University of California Press, Berkeley, 1997, 296 pages (b/w ill.), 17.8 × 21.9 cm, English

Price: €31

In Six Years Lucy R. Lippard documents the chaotic network of ideas that has been labeled conceptual art. The book is arranged as an annotated chronology into which is woven a rich collection of original documents—including texts by and taped discussions among and with the artists involved and by Lippard, who has also provided a new preface for this edition. The result is a book with the character of a lively contemporary forum that offers an invaluable record of the thinking of the artists—a historical survey and essential reference book for the period.

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(cards) Paul Thek

Published by Diözesanmuseum, Köln, 1997, 14 cards & 2 fold out texts bound in obi strip, (colour & b/w ill.), 10.8 × 14.8 cm, German

Price: €35 (Out of stock)

Produced on the occasion of the exhibition Diözesanmuseum Köln zu Gast: Paul Thek at Kunst-Station St. Peter in Köln, 29 March – 29 June 1997.

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FIAT Manfred Pernice

Published by Städtisches Museum Zwickau, Zwickau, 1997, 12 pages (colour & b/w ill.), 23 × 28 cm, German

Price: €22 (Out of stock)

Produced on the occasion of Manfred Pernice’s solo exhibition FIAT at the Städtisches Museum Zwickau.

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