Public Art

Public Art

by Florian Matzner (Editor)

Paperback(New Edition)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783775791489
Publisher: Hatje Cantz Verlag GmbH & Co KG
Publication date: 05/28/2004
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 400
Product dimensions: 6.70(w) x 9.46(h) x 1.24(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

Table of Contents

Foreword10
Art and the City
Public Space in Contemporary City18
Leaving Home--Notes on Insertions into the Public28
Flashbacks, 199134
Two Very Beautiful Things That You Might Encounter in the City42
Art in Space46
The Public Art of AVL-Ville54
Public Art and the City66
A Few Samples72
What, why, wherefore80
Art and Architecture
"Try again, fail again, fail better"86
Art--Architecture--City--Politics A Conversation with Jerome Sans100
The Patron, or The Fear of Lonely Decisions110
"Let's meet by the artwork in front of the LZB"--A Public Art Project116
Art and Architecture at the Crossroads of Bureaucracy and Power126
Art and the Public Space--Art and Architecture140
Evolving Collaboration--Herzog & de Meuron and Remy Zaugg146
Four Projects, 1999-2001154
Art and History
What Is It about Public Sculpture and the Past?162
Art, the Public Space, Pleasure, and Criticism168
Public Project, or The Spirit of a Place174
Public Text188
Contribution to the D&S Ausstellung, Hamburg 1989198
Until You Find Another Yellow Schwalbe--A Photo Series by Gabriel Orozco204
Public Sights212
Eduardo Chillida's Tolerancia of 1992--Architectural Sculpture as a Mounment of Ideas220
"A book must be the axe for the frozen sea within us" Rachel Whiteread's Holocaust Memorial228
Four Statements, February 2000246
Art and Society
As the Artist Is Part of the Public ...256
Modern Life and Quasi-Religion258
Beckmann's Bathing Cubicle268
Horse Sense and Cucumber Salad276
The Only Thing We Have in Common Is That We Are Different282
Notes on the Art and the Public286
"And, it's a pleasure ..."/The Laboratory of Public Space290
Art in Hospitals298
Siting Reciting/Ort Erortern306
Blind/Hide--The Mobile Birding Unit316
Art and the Exhibition
Art in the City--An Italian-German Tale324
Searching the Street342
Two Projects, 1987 and 1997346
"It's all been said--but not by everyone!" A Conversation with Florian Matzner in Munich, January 2001350
Two Projects, 1999356
The Age of the Curators360
Art in the Public Space, Art and Architecture, Artists and Architects A Conversation with Ulrike Groos in Saint Gall, March 2001364
"Why don't we do it in the road--no one will be watching us--why don't we do it in the road?"372
Monsieur Jacques, 1956 ...380
Art and the Public
A little Conversational Lexicon ...384
Outside Whoosh, Inside Inconspicuous--Demands upon Art in the Public Space400
From Official Art to Day-Trip Destination Public Art Reflected in the Media and Opinion Polls406
On the "Publicness" of Public Art and the Limits of the Possible414
Interview with Daniel Buren, 1997422
From Claudia Schiffer (H&M) and Oliviero Toscani (Benetton) to BILD432
The Right Time--On Using Work Materials in the Public440
"This responds ..."452
Appendix
Index of Artists456
Index of Authors458
Text, Translation, and Photo Credits460
Acknowledgments462

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