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The codirector of the serpentine gallery, hans ulrich obrist, says that to be contemporary means to come back to a present where we have never been. Hans ulrich obrists favorite books one grand books. Hans ulrich obrist is a curator at the serpentine, a gallery in londons kensington gardens that was once a teahouse and is now firmly established as a center for contemporary art. This publication tours the nowlegendary event, documenting the work of the 70 invited artists. He is the codirector of exhibitions and programs and the codirector of international projects at the serpentine galleries, london. Obrist is the editor of a series of conversation books published by walther koenig. Swiss curator, art critic and historian hans ulrich obrist is the artistic director of the serpentine galleries in london. Book series index hans ulrich obrist conversation series. For the past 22 years, obrist has curated exhibitions around the world and has interviewed major and minor personalities in nearly. Hans ulrich obrist books list of books by hans ulrich obrist.

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Since the 1960s and the moment of conceptual art, more and more artists have produced their own books. Hans ulrich obrist books list of books by author hans. 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. It skips between centuries and hans ulrich obrist curated his first exhibit in his kitchen when he was twentythree years old. The conversation series the american sculptor john chamberlain, known for using parts of wrecked automobiles in his volumetric, abstract work, is widely considered one of the most important artists of the 60s generation. He has also edited the writings of gerhard richter, gilbert and george and louise bourgeois. This first collection of essays from renowned curator and critic hans ulrich obrist is essential in any contemporary thinkers library. He is the author of ways of curating and, with ai weiwei, of ai weiwei speaks. Online shopping from a great selection at books store.

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It skips between centuries and continents, flitting. Ways of curating is a compendium of the insights obrist has gained from his years of extraordinary work in the art world. Hansulrich obrists 10 favorite books list challenges. By hans ulrich obrist documents book 3 nov 30, 2011. Hans ulrich obrist born 1968 is a swiss art curator, critic and historian of art. Shop the latest titles by hans ulrich obrist at alibris including hardcovers, paperbacks, 1st editions, and audiobooks from thousands of sellers worldwide. Hans ulrich obrist, the curator who never sleeps the new. Alongside his collected interviews rleased a few years back, it is the cornerstone of one of todays most original thinkers on contemporary art. Since then he has staged more than 250 shows internationally. Ways of curating kindle edition by obrist, hans ulrich. Another ritual in hans life is to purchase a book a day purchasing things online if he is unable to get to a bookshop in life. The book invent the future with elements of the past. Hans ulrich obrist is a swissborn curator and writer. Obrist is widely regarded as one of the most prolific and innovative curators of international contemporary art working today.

Ways of curating is a unique and insightful guide which enables the reader to discover unexplored paths for a new curatorial approach. Hans ulrich obrist curatorial writing and museum catalogues. Everything you ever wanted to know about hans ulrich obrist butwe. Of his 360 books which include catalogues and anthologies 30 or so of these are prose such as the age of earthquakes or ways of curating. Below is art curator and artistic director of londons serpentine galleries hansulrich obrists list. Volume number 10 in the conversation series with the. Below is art curator and artistic director of londons serpentine galleries hans ulrich obrist s list. Mai 1968 in weinfelden, schweiz ist ein schweizer kurator fur. Hans ulrich obrist conversation series book list at. Bookseller one grand books has asked celebrities to name the ten titles theyd take to a desert island, and theyve shared the results with vulture.

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