Harald Szeemann : Individual Methodology

Aupetitallot, Yves and Aubart, François and Cistiakova, Julija and Kim, Haeju and Pesapane, Lucia and Pinaroli, Fabien and Roalandini-Beyer, Karla G. and Tokuyama, Yuka and Woods, Sadie and Derieux, Florence. Harald Szeemann : Individual Methodology. Zurich, Suisse: JRP Ringier, 2008.

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Abstract (English)

"Harald Szeemann (1933–2005) is without doubt one of the most authoritative figures of contemporary curatorial practice. He has played a considerable role in the development of exhibition curating since the 1960s, and almost all art-historical books refer to "When attitudes become form" (1969). Neither a biography nor a compilation of his projects, this publication, thanks to privileged access to the archives of the “Fabbrica rosa,” hopes to shed light on Szeemann’s curatorial methodology. Presenting numerous previously unpublished documents as well as interviews with the close collaborators of this “exhibition maker,” as he often referred to himself, the authors explore the structures and tools of his trade (his archives and his Agency, in particular), which allowed his practice to develop, and focus on two manifestations, realized 25 years apart, documenta 5 (1972) and "L’Autre" (1997). Exploring the historical context, two essays from historians Hal Foster and Jean-Marc Poinsot, revisit the principle historical debates of the period in question" -- p. [4] of cover.

Types: Anthologies, essays, collections
All Contributors: Derieux, Florence (Director); Aupetitallot, Yves (Author); Aubart, François (Author); Cistiakova, Julija (Author); Kim, Haeju (Author); Pesapane, Lucia (Author); Pinaroli, Fabien (Author); Roalandini-Beyer, Karla G. (Author); Tokuyama, Yuka (Author); Woods, Sadie (Author); Derieux, Florence (Author)
Dossier: 480 - SZEEMANN, HARALD
Collation: 240 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
ISBN: 9783905829099
Language of Publication: English
Publishers: Zurich, Suisse: JRP Ringier
Copyright Statement: The authors, the photographers, Le Magasin - Centre National d'Art Contemporain de Grenoble, JRP Ringier
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Includes Harald Szeemann biography (p. 195-198), an illustrated chronology of exhibitions (p. 198-232), a selected bibliography (p. 233-236) & authors biographies (p. 237); also available in French edition as "Harald Szeemann : Méthodologie individuelle".

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Date Deposited: 05 Aug 2009
Last Modified: 23 Apr 2014 20:01
URI: http://e-artexte.ca/id/eprint/21223
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