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  • Schwitters in Britain


    Associated at various times with Dada, Constructivism and Surrealism, Schwitters produced paintings, collages, sound pieces, sculpture and installation works, as well as journalism, criticism, poetry and short stories. Forced to flee Germany in 1936, Schwitters took refuge first in Norway and then, after the German invasion of Norway, in Britain, where he was interned initially…

  • Seeing Rothko


    Throughout his career, Rothko was concerned with what other people experienced when they looked at his canvases. As his work shifted from figurative imagery to luminous fields of color, his concern expanded to the setting in which his paintings were exhibited. In a series of analytic, personal, and even poetic essays by contemporary scholars, this volume explores the profound and varied responses elicited by Rothko’s most compelling creations. This volume also reproduces, for the first time, a “Scribble Book,” in which he jotted down his ideas on teaching art to children, and a sketchbook, both dating to the early years of the artist’s career.

  • Selected Works 1978- : Sergey Chilikov


    Chilikov’s photography career began in 1976 in the FACT group (S. Chilikov, Y. Evlampiev, V. Voetsky, E. Likhosherst, V. Mikhaylov). Very soon he became a leader of non-conformist photography in his region. Together with a group of like-minded individuals, he managed to organize exhibitions and festivals and to deal quite peacefully with official Photosoyuses. In 1980-1989 Chilikov organized the Analytical Photo Exhibitions ( Yoshkar-Ola biennale) and the annual open-air  photo festival on Kudysh River. In 1988 he participated in the finial exhibition of the FACT group at the Na Kashirke exhibition hall (Moscow).

  • September – A History Painting by Gerhard Richter


    Gerhard Richter is one of the most influential artists of modern times. His painting “September” is a response to the bombing of the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001, made some four years after the event.

  • Stephen Hobbs: Be Careful In The Working Radius


    The catalogue, “Be Careful In The Working Radius, was printed alongside the namesake exhibition. This exhibition is the culmination of the most recent work Stephen Hobbs has been making at DKW.

    Early in his career, Stephen Hobbs recognised the need to develop his practice across the disciplines of artistic production, curatorial practice and cultural management. Through committed urban investigation and experimentation, focused primarily on Johannesburg since 1994, he has sustained a dialogue with urban space through video, installation, curated projects, photography and sculpture.

  • Steve McQueen


    Made in close collaboration with the artist, this paperback publication has been created to accompany the first major exhibition of Steve McQueen’s artwork in the UK for 20 years, held at Tate Modern from February 2020. It focuses on McQueen’s powerful body of work from the past two decades, bringing together the immersive video and…

  • Supernatural: the work of Ross Lovegrove


    This book is the first monograph on the product designer Ross Lovegrove. Written by the designer himself, with a forward by Paola Antonelli, it presents a complete overview of the designer’s career, featuring realized and unrealized project. While the main texts explains Ross Lovegrove’s philosophy and way of working, the products descriptions reveal the main feature and characteristic of every project.

  • Susan Hiller


    This book is the most thorough and up-to-date survey of the work of Susan Hiller, one of most influential artists of her generation. Moving fluidly between film, audio, video, and projection, and drawing on found materials such as wallpaper, postcards, and audio interviews, Hiller’s large-scale installations have done much in recent decades to redefine what a work of art can be.

  • Takis


    This is the first book in English to introduce this key figure of Europe’s postwar avant-garde and cultural underground. Through new essays and primary sources, it foregrounds the artist’s influence in contemporary art since the 1960s.

  • Tania Bruguera: Hyundai Commission


    Since Tate Modern opened in London in 2000, its Turbine Hall has hosted some of the world’s most memorable works of contemporary art. The annual Hyundai Commission, now in its fourth year, gives artists an opportunity to create new work for this unique context. The most recent commission is by Cuban artist Tania Bruguera (b. 1968), who is world-renowned for her complex and absorbing installations and performance pieces that pivot around issues of authority, power, and control and events in Cuban history. For this new installation, Bruguera explores the vital issue of immigration and examines how that expands into notions of community and “the neighborly.” Bruguera, who lives in New York and Havana, has works in the permanent collections of the Museum of Modern Art and the Bronx Museum of the Arts, among others.

  • Tate British Artists: William Scott


    This book is a comprehensive introduction to the life and work of the important British abstract painter William Scott (1913 – 1989). After studying at Belfast College of Art and the Royal Academy of Arts in London, Scott began his painting career in 1946 while teaching at Bath Academy of Art, concentrating on still lifes…

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    Tate Introductions: Alberto Giacometti


    Alberto Giacometti (1901–1966) is best known for his distinctive elongated figures that are inescapably linked to the post-War climate of existential despair. This book, created with unparalleled access to the extraordinary collection and archive of Fondation Alberto et Annette Giacometti, offers a lively, clear, and comprehensive introduction to Giacometti’s sculpture from his first works of art through his surrealist compositions to the emergence of his mature style, and presents the ongoing debates concerning his significance.

  • Tate Introductions: Andy Warhol


    A central figure in pop art, Andy Warhol (1928-1987) was one of the most significant and influential artists of the later twentieth century. In the 1960s he began to explore the growing interplay between mass culture and the visual arts, and his constant experimentation with new processes for the dissemination of art played a pivotal role in redefining access to culture and art as we know it today.

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    Tate Introductions: Hockney


    A lively and accessible introduction to the life and work of David Hockney, one of the most popular and influential British artists of the 20th century. As he approaches his 80th birthday, Hockney continues to change his style and ways of working, embracing new technologies as he goes. From his portraits and images of Los Angeles swimming pools, through to his drawings and photography, Yorkshire landscapes and most recent paintings, his art has examined, probed and questioned how the perceived world of movement, space and time can be captured in two dimensions.

  • Tate Modern Artists: Richard Deacon


    Born in Bangor, Wales, in 1949, Richard Deacon has been at the forefront of sculpture for the last 35 years and was awarded the Turner Prize in 1987.

  • Terry Frost


    Terry Frost, one of the most important painters working in Britain in the 1950s, is now a senior artist renowned for the exuberance and joy of his paintings.