Shop > Anthologies

#14394

An Exhibition Always Hides Another Exhibition

Artists
Etel Adnan, Sophia Al-Maria, Ed Atkins, Alan Pauls, Dominique Gonzalez-Foerster, D. T. Max, Jacques Herzog, Joseph Grigely, Yoko Ono, Ho Rui An, Michael Diers, Douglas Coupland, Bruce Altshuler, Agnès Varda, and Andrew Durbin
Writer
Manthia Diawara
Price
$29.00
Date
2019
Publisher
Sternberg Press
Format
Anthologies
ISBN
9783956792885
Size
20.3 × 12.7 cm
Length
194 pp
Genre
Contemporary Art
Description

Hans Ulrich Obrist is the Kim Kardashian of the art world. That sounds absurd to those of you who know him. But there are many who know just his name or just his initials, HUO. This book is here to tell you more. What does it mean to be HUO? What does it mean to be a curator? Is there anything less interesting to me (or you?) than selecting artists for exhibitions? In an era of, let’s call it, “boutique” art shows, the issue seems about as relevant as Diet Coke (and the Kardashians). But if anything, Hans is the Real Thing. Hans is Coca-Cola. In this book you’ll find personal, anecdotal remarks on HUO’s character, republished texts, and portraits (by artists including Alex Katz) that give context to the questions that frame the book: “Who is HUO?” and “What does HUO do?” More so, “What has he done?” If the art world were to seek out a supreme leader who was benevolent, kind, and fair, HUO would be it.

Contributors Etel Adnan, Manthia Diawara Sophia Al-Maria, Etel Adnan, Ed Atkins, Alan Pauls, Dominique Gonzalez-Foerster, D. T. Max, Jacques Herzog, Joseph Grigely, Yoko Ono, Ho Rui An, Michael Diers, Douglas Coupland, Bruce Altshuler, Agnès Varda, Andrew Durbin, Sophie Collins, Daniel Birnbaum, Boris Groys, Bruno Latour, Adam Thirlwell, Wong Hoy Cheong, Raqs Media Collective, Michael Bracewell, and Stefano Boeri.

Portraits of HUO by Alex Katz, Jimmie Durham, Adrián Villar Rojas, Pascale Marthine Tayou, Cui Jie, Gerhard Richter, Giorgio Griffa, Sophia Al-Maria, Jamian Juliano Villani, Torbjørn Rødland, Simone Fattal, and Monir Shahroudy Farmanfarmaian

Softcover, colour.

 

Related Items

  1. Yoko Ono: ADD COLOUR PAINTING: TOUCH ME
  2. Eva Ebersberger and Daniela Zyman: Thyssen-Bornemisza Art Contemporary: The Commissions Book
  3. Juliane Bischoff and Kate Newby: I can’t nail the days down
  4. Dénes Farkas: Evident in Advance
  5. Maria Lind, Michele Masucci, and Joanna Warsza: Red Love
  6. Lisa Oppenheim : Lisa Oppenheim: Works 2003-2013
  7. Edgar Leciejewski: Tones
  8. Hannah Rickards: Grey Light. Left and right back, high up, two small windows
  9. The Unfinished Conversation
  10. Michael Dopp: New Babylon
  11. Periodico
  12. Kent Monkman: Shame and Prejudice, A Story of Resilience
  13. PS:
  14. Das Wunder des Lebens
  15. Leander Schönweger: Die Nebel lichten sich/ The Fog Disperses
  16. J. Parker Valentine: Fiction
  17. Fortner Anderson, Marie Cool Fabio Balducci, Marie-Claire Blais, Olivia Boudreau, Claude Closky, Alexandre David, Adriana Disman, Kitty Kraus, Stéphane La Rue, Kelly Mark, and János Sugár: Drinkers of Quintessences
  18. On Kawara
  19. Rebel, Jester, Mystic, Poet
  20. Kevin Schmidt: EDM House
  21. Amanda Boetzkes: Plastic Capitalism
  22. Bulletins Of The Serving Library #6
  23. The What If?... Scenario (after LG)
  24. Reinhold Görling, Barbara Gronau, and Ludger Schwarte: Aesthetics of Standstill
  25. Jim Shaw: The Wig Museum
  26. More Than Real: Art in the Digital Age
  27. October Magazine Issue 154
  28. The Meal
  29. Rachel Corbett, Rainer Ganahl, and Liam Gillick: Manhattan Marxism
  30. Dani Burrows and Aaron Cezar: Politics of Food
  31. Carsten Holler: Leben
  32. Ken Okiishi: The Very Quick of the Word
  33. Benjamin Meyer-Krahmer and Beatrice von Bismarck: Curatorial Things
  34. Osmos Magazine: Issue 06
  35. Espace 115
  36. Barbara Kapusta, Rocco Pagel, and Jenni Tischer: Dinge und Dialoge
  37. Bill Balaskas and Carolina Rito: Institution as Praxis
  38. Sight Lines : Reading Contemporary Canadian Art
  39. Art and the F Word
  40. Tobias Spichtig: Blue, Red, and Green