Shop > Catalogues

#15807

Hans Haacke: Unfinished Business

Artist
Hans Haacke
Price
$20.00
Date
1987
Publisher
MIT Press
Format
Catalogues
ISBN
978-0262730790
Genre
Contemporary Art
Description

For the past fifteen years, Hans Haacke’s work has been concerned with issues that are at the core of postmodern investigations – the nature of art as institution, the authorship of the artist, the social behavior of the art world, the network of cultural policies such as the role and function of the museum, the critic, and the public, and many other sociological problems.

This book is based on a major retrospective exhibition of Haacke’s work, the first in an American museum. The works selected show the different ways in which he has addressed the social and political concerns affecting art production. By laying bare the explicit functioning and interconnectedness of systems of finance, social organization, and representations, Haacke demonstrates how these employ art and other forms of presentation and representation as formalized means of power and coercion. In this important respect, his work has set a precedent for that of many younger, social concerned artists.

A group of significant essays by Leo Steinberg, Fredric Jameson, Rosalyn Deutsche, and an introduction and overview by Brian Wallis place Haacke’s work in a larger social and aesthetic context.

  1. Hans Haacke: Unfinished Business
 

Related Items

  1. Jean-Christophe Ammann, Museum of Conceptual Art, Michael Asher, AA Bronson, Marcel Broodthaers, Benjamin Buchloh, Daniel Buren, Marcel Duchamp, Robert Filliou, Vera Frenkel, Peggy Gale, General Idea, Walter Grasskamp, Walter Grasskamp, Hans Haacke, Image Bank, and Donald Ju: Museums By Artists
  2. Olafur Eliasson: Surroundings Surrounded: Essays on Space and Science
  3. Sarah Cook: Information
  4. Le Merle
  5. Bethan Huws: Illocution
  6. The Unfinished Conversation
  7. Claire Bishop: Participation
  8. October Magazine Issue 154
  9. Gwen Allen: The Magazine
  10. Douglas Gordon
  11. On the Passage of a Few People Through a Rather Brief Moment in Time: The Situationist International 1957-1972
  12. Philip Monk: The American Trip
  13. Poussière (dust memories)
  14. Robert Longo: Stand
  15. Micah Lexier and Kelly Mark: Micah Lexier & Kelly Mark: Head-to-Head
  16. The Global Contemporary and the Rise of New Art Worlds
  17. William Mitchell: The Reconfigured Eye: Visual Truth in the Post-Photographic Era
  18. Richard Bolton: The Contest of Meaning: Critical Histories of Photography
  19. Fondation Cartier pour l’art contemporain: 30th Anniversary
  20. Michael Dopp: New Babylon
  21. agent.NASDAQ aka Reinhold Grether ,  Edward Poitras , Zeigam Azizov, Isabelle De Baets, Karl Beveridge, Chris Burden, Heather Cassils, Maurizio Cattelan, Carole Condé, Jane Crawford, Wim Delvoye, Maria Eichhorn, Hu Fang, Gerald Ferguson, Elizabeth Ferrell, and Andrea Fraser: Commerce By Artists
  22. Maurizio Nannucci: Top Hundred
  23. Robert Flack and Andrew Zealley: This is True to Me
  24. Juliane Bischoff and Kate Newby: I can’t nail the days down
  25. 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
  26. Jim Shaw: The Wig Museum
  27. Peter Fischli and David Weiss: House
  28. Marnie Fleming and Tatsuo Miyajima: Tatsuo Miyajima: Time House
  29. Lynda Gammon, Matt Harle, Micah Lexier, and Elspeth Pratt: Silent as Glue
  30. Mark Lanctôt and François LeTourneux: La machine qui enseignait des airs aux oiseaux
  31. Therese Bolliger: Simulateneities
  32. Cloud
  33. Samuel Roy-Bois: Not a new world, just an old trick
  34. Postport
  35. Michael Snow: October 114