Genres
45 RPM
5
Activism
26
Anthology
27
Architecture
44
Art History
59
Art Metropole Edition
69
Arts Writing
82
Audio
7
Autobiography
6
Bag
14
Beach Towel
4
Book
14
Booklet
8
Books on Books
15
Box set
5
Buttons
7
Calendar
7
Canadian
85
Card
6
Cassette
45
Catalogue
80
CD
124
Ceramics
27
Chapbook
5
Collaboration
6
Collage
38
Collection
6
Comic
38
Concrete Poetry
6
Contemporary Art
330
Conversations
46
Cooking
5
Creative Writing
31
Criticism
157
Culture
26
Dance
5
Design
19
Digital
6
DIY
5
Drawing
69
DVD
7
Enamel Pin
7
Environment
7
Ephemera
12
Erotica
4
Essays
180
Every Day Objects
35
Fashion
35
Feminist Theory
14
Fiction
40
Film
29
Film/Video
7
Flexidisc
6
Flip-book
8
Food
11
Found Images
7
Fundraiser
10
Glassware
15
Graphic Design
10
Graphic Novel
5
Handmade
9
History
22
Illustration
165
Indigenous Art
15
Installation Art
23
Institutional Critique
9
International
28
Interview
71
Invitation
5
Jewellery
21
Journal
9
Literature
33
Lithograph
6
LP
8
Mail Art
13
Manual
4
Memoir
6
Monograph
34
Mug
8
Multiple
40
Music
29
New Media
25
Newsprint
20
Notebook
5
Out of Print & Rare
35
Painting
61
Pamphlet
5
Patch
16
Performance Art
45
Periodical
23
Personal Texts
16
Philosophy
5
Photocopy
67
Photography
422
Pin
13
Poetry
140
Politics
36
Postcard
25
Poster
18
Print
66
Punk
5
Queer
35
Queer Pedagogy
4
Retrospective
8
Reviews
20
Risograph
101
Scarves
4
Screenprint
35
Sculpture
43
Self-Published
8
Short Stories
15
Silkscreen
14
Soap
7
Social Practice
4
Special Edition
11
Sticker
6
Sweatshirt
5
Tee-shirt
48
Text-Based Practice
17
Textile
11
Theory
119
Tote bag
28
Translation
4
Travel
11
Unique Edition
13
Video Art
7
Vinyl Record
55
Wearable
8
Wholesale
21
Zines
37

Shop > Artists' Books

#09650

Schwarz: weiss/weiss: schwarz (black: white/white: black), 1928/29

Artist
Kurt Kranz
Price
$10.00
Date
2011
Publisher
Spector Books
Format
Artists' Books
Details
Softcover
ISBN
978-3-940064-21-9
Size
14.5 × 18.3 × 1 cm
Length
Description

schwarz : weiß/weiß : schwarz [black : white/white : black] Kurt Kranz developed the form series “schwarz : weiß/weiß : schwarz” (1928/29) at the age of 18 during his lithography apprenticeship. He created the forty ink drawings with a drawing pen, compass and angle iron. At a lecture in Bielefeld he showed the work to László Moholy-Nagy who then supported Kranz’s application to Bauhaus Dessau. One of Kurt Kranz’s central artistic strategies is already visible in “schwarz : weiß/ weiß : schwarz”, working with series, variations and transformations. In the early 1930s Wassily Kandinsky planned to publish this work, but the Great Depression prevented it. In 1972 Kranz realized the form series as an experimental film. This publication is a reproduction of the only bound copy of the work from 1929.

Paperback Edition of 900
APC

  1. Schwarz: weiss/weiss: schwarz (black: white/white: black), 1928/
 

Related Items

  1. Katharina Ammann: schwarz auf weiss: zeichnerischer Realismus - zeitgenössische Positionen
  2. Peter Fischli and David Weiss: Polyurethane Objects
  3. Nathaniel Russell: Stars Etcetera
  4. Shawn Kuruneru: Shadowboxing
  5. Mesostic Herbarium
  6. Barbara Balfour: The Inkiest Black
  7. Die Wandlungen
  8. Marco Müller and Nicolas Sourvinos: Zero Tolerance
  9. Flag Over Valencia
  10. Making Art Global, Part 1

The Third Havana Biennial 1989
  11. Dominic Nurre: Untitled
  12. Leslie Dick: Voluptuous Panic, Digital Whirlpool
  13. Terence Reeves: Between the Skyline and the River
  14. Ein Herz fur Menschen
  15. Jason Roberts Dobrin: Los Angeles Photo Book
  16. Peter Fischli and David Weiss: Mike Kelley
  17. Alexander Kluge  and Ben Lerner : The Snows of Venice
  18. Burning Books

Joel Stillman
  19. Lucy Pullen: Untitled
  20. Shoboshobo: Sans titre 1
  21. Wesley Mulvin: Altered Faces, Faithless Altars
  22. Shawn Kuruneru: Upside down Girl
  23. Jeff Ladouceur: Schmo
  24. Hyung-Min Yoon: Black Book
  25. Corrine Corry: The Palace of the Queen
  26. Elizabeth Atterbury: In The Middle, an Oasis
  27. Edwin Varney: The Poem Company
  28. Simone Forti: Some Los Angeles Apartments
  29. Donigan Cumming: Gimlet Eye
  30. Klaus Staeck: Ruck Blick in Sachen
  31. Sun Ra: In a Qu*A*re Time and Place