Launch & booksigning
__________Friday, June 6, 11 to 2 pmVoltaShow (Ultra Brag, Südquaistrasse, 55)
The Art Fair Age by Paco Barragán
(prefaces by Amanda Coulson and Michele Robecchi), Charta 2008
Are there too many art fairs? Are art fairs outdoing biennials as cultural events? How should we interpret the increasing involvement of curators with art fairs? Analytical, well-documented and irreverent, The Art Fair Age is an unprecedented book that examines the ongoing evolution of the art fair phenomenon.
Carolina Nitsch Contemporary Art, New York (2.1/C8) –Art Basel
__________Friday, June 6, 11 am to 1 pmRichard Dupont. Terminal Stage
(texts by Richard Marshall, Nick Paumgarten and David Hunt), Charta 2008
The book has been published on the occasion of Dupont's installation Terminal Stage at Lever House NY (March – May 2008) which consisted of nine distorted yet hyper-accurate sculptural self-portraits that originated from a computer scan of the artist’s own body. Standing slightly larger than life-size in the transparent lobby of a landmark building in the center of New York City, these static “performers” allowed themselves to be looked at, photographed and even touched by curious passersby.
Roslyn Oxley 9 Gallery, Sydney (2.1/S2) –Art Basel
The Moving images of Tracey Moffatt
(text by Catherine Summerhayes), Charta 2007
The first thorough monograph on an unquestionable protagonist of contemporary Australian art who inexhaustibly experiments with artistic languages through video and storyboard.
Ulla von Brandenburg
The book Whose beginning is not, nor end cannot be (Charta 2008) accompanies her solo exhibition now at ’IMMA–Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin, until October 12.
The Palace at 4 am published in 2007, ha tra l’altro accompagnato la mostra appena conclusa at Louisiana Museum of Modern Art di Humlebaek, Denmark.
Charta published m.d.p.n. in 2005.
Charta published Keep Moving in 2005 and another book in 1999.
Charta published his book in 2003.
Charta published his book in 1998.
Charta published his book 1995.
and in specialized bookstores all over the world!Charta’s novelties at the bookshop Stampa – Art Unlimited Hall
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