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ISBN-13: 9783905829099
Publisher: JRP Ringier
Publication date: 03/01/2008
Pages: 240
Product dimensions: 6.25(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

About the Author

Tobia Bezzola is Curator at the Kunsthaus Zurich.

"Critic and scholar Hal Foster is the author of The Return of the Real, Vision and Visuality, and The Anti-Aesthetic: Essays on Postmodern Culture. He has held numerous editorial positions, including at October, Zone, Art in America, and Artforum, and is presently the Townsend Martin Class of 1917 Professor of Art and Archaeology at Princeton University."

Table of Contents

Foreword   Yves Aupetitallot     5
Preface   Yves Aupetitallot   Mark Nash     7
Introduction   Florence Derieux     8
Situations
This Funeral Is for the Wrong Corpse   Hal Foster     11
Art and its Context or A Question of Culture   Jean-Marc Poinsot     21
Interview with Tobia Bezzola   Francois Aubart   Fabien Pinaroli     26
Fabbrica Harald Szeemann   Balthasar Burkhard     32
Concepts-Processes
Harald Szeemann's Archive
The Archive   Francois Aubart   Sadie Woods     39
Interview with Harald Szeemann   Karin Pratorius     45
Description: How Does the Archive Function?   Francois Aubart   Sadie Woods     47
Plans: Photographs     50
Interview with Tobia Bezzola   Francois Aubart     58
Harald Szeemann's Agency
The Agency for Intellectual Guest Labour   Fabien Pinaroli     63
Annex Documents     72
Interview with Harald Szeemann. December 28, 1970 (first version)   Urs   Ros Graf     83
Works
documenta 5: Questioning Reality-Image Worlds Today, 1972
Introduction   LuciaPesapane     91
First Exhibition Concepts   Harald Szeemann     93
Preface to the Catalogue   Harald Szeemann     104
List of Sections, Co-Curators, and Artists$dPlans of the Exhibition     106
Technical Information     119
Photographs     120
Interviews with Harald Szeemann   Irmeline Lebeer   John Anthony Thwaites     130
Interview with Co-Curators: Jean-Christophe Ammann, Bazon Brock, Francois Burkhardt, and Johannes Cladders   Lucia Pesapane     134
Interview with Artists: Claes Oldenburg and Lawrence Weiner   Haeju Kim     139
Annex Documents     141
Press Coverage     144
Conclusion   Haeju Kim     147
L'Autre-4th Lyon Biennial, 1997
Introduction   Julija Cistiakova   Yuka Tokuyama     149
First Exhibition Concept   Harald Szeemann     151
First Press Release   Harald Szeemann     158
Second Press Release   Harald Szeemann     159
List of Artists$dPlans of the Exhibition     160
Technical Information     162
Photographs     163
Interview with Harald Szeemann   Jean-Francois Chougnet   Thierry Prat   Thierry Raspail     173
Interview with Thierry Raspail 16th Session     180
Interview with Harald Szeemann Ninety     183
Interview with Artists: Chris Burden and Franz Gertsch   Julija Cistiakova   Yuka Tokuyama     185
Interview with Josy Kraft   Yuka Tokuyama     187
Annex Documents     191
Conclusion   Julija Cistiakova   Yuka Tokuyama     193
Information
Harald Szeemann's Biography (Bern, 1933-Tegna, 2005)   Fabien Pinaroli   Karla G. Roalandini-Beyer     195
Illustrated Chronology of Exhibitions     198
Selected Bibliography     233
Guest Authors' Biographies     237
Imprint     238

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