Juan A. Gaitán, Nicolaus Schafhausen and Monica Szewczyk
If it’s not an oxymoron to describe something as both distinguished and cutting edge, that’s the perfect description for Rotterdam’s Witte de With Center for Contemporary Art.
The Evolution of the Museum Concept from the
French Revolution to the Present
Art dealer, publisher, and writer Karsten Schubert traces the concept of the museum from the opening of the Louvre, through to the mid-20th century shift from heralding ancient work to supporting living artists, to the current popularity of buildings by “starchitects.
This Is Not Writing
The first collection ever of writing by the internationally acclaimed and widely exhibited New Zealand artist Julian Dashper, who died in 2009.
This fictional work about the construction and decay of a late modernist building can also be read as an essay on our contemporary unease with modernism in general.