Most popular Installation art books
The most popular Installation art books currently available. Updated weekly.
What has been loosely termed installation Art dominates the exhibition programmes of galleries worldwide. However, while it is much discussed it has rarely been clearly defined.
The fourth in a series accompanying annual site-specific commissions at Tate by some of the world's leading artists. The publication reveals the full background behind the making of Tania Bruguera's upcoming installation in the famous Turbine Hall at Tate Modern, as well as a broader survey of the artists' life and work.
Jeff Koons is one the most famous, important, subversise and expensive artists in the world. Here he curates a range of works from his entire career, many having never been shown in the UK.
Cornelia Parker is one of the most thoughtful and profound artists working in Britain today. Exploring everything from ghosts and gravity to relics and the unconscious, she transforms everyday, ordinary objects into compelling works of art. This book traces the development of her art from the late 1970s onwards.
Stone Talks brings together poems and four essays by Alyson Hallett on the subject of stones, somatics and our relationship with our environment. It invites us to listen again to the world around us, reawakens a childlike curiosity, makes connections we had forgotten, and gives us permission to experience the world in an embodied, vibrant way.
Of cities and humanity-a photographic itinerary
The most recent installation by the internationally acclaimed artist Alicja Kwade (b. 1979), who comes from Katowice, explores the French physicist Leon Foucault's (1819-1868) proof that the world rotates and develops the experiment further. The present volume illustrates the playful exploration of space and time using recent pictures from the Schirn rotunda.
A comprehensive survey of Jean Tinguely's work and life.
The Meeting House / Build Therefore Your Own World is a full-colour photo documentation of projects by Sam Durant in Concord, MA and Los Angeles, CA as well as new essays by Pedro Alonzo and poetry by Tisa Bryant, Robin Coste Lewis, Danielle Legros Georges, and Kevin Young.
The second in a series of monographs that contextualize an artist's practice by focusing on the production of a commission by Garage Museum of Contemporary Art, wherein artists are invited to develop a project for the Atrium Space that visitors experience as they first enter the building.
Experience spans Eliasson's career to date via images of his installations, sculptures, paintings, photographs, films, architectural projects, and interventions in public space - each with an extended caption to guide readers through the work
Traces the lineage of moving-image installation through architecture, painting, sculpture, performance, expanded cinema, film history, and countercultural film and video
Combining the history of East End London with a personal quest, this book weaves together Lichtenstein's quest for Rodinsky - which took her to Poland, Israel and around Jewish London - with Iain Sinclair's meditations on her journey into her own past.
Site-Specific Art is the first major study of site-specific theatre and performance in North America and Europe since the 1950s. This volume is an astonishing addition to the debates around experimental performance and its documentation.
Generously illustrated essays consider Isa Genzken's remarkable body of work, from her early elegant floor pieces to her later explosive assemblages.
Since Tate Modern opened, the Turbine Hall has hosted some of the most memorable and acclaimed site-specific art installations of the twenty-first century, reaching an audience of millions.
As multi-faceted as the artist herself, this stunningly illustrated book on Sophie Calle's recent installations displays her genius for entwining personal experience with universal truth.
To accompany The Design Museum's opening exhibition, which explores the anxiety and optimism inherent in contemporary design
This generously illustrated book takes readers inside Nick Cave's newest work: an enormous, elaborate journey through the workings of the artistic mind.
Russian-born conceptual artists Ilya and Emilia Kabakov are among the most celebrated artists of their generation. Known for their pioneering large-scale environments and installations, the artists' work fuses the everyday with the conceptual.
This visually arresting book provides the first complete overview of artist Teresita Ferna ndez's multi-faceted body of work.
Life in Death is the most comprehensive collection to date of work by artist Rebecca Louise Law.
Accompanying his first UK survey exhibition, this unique publication focusses on five major works by the American conceptual artist Mark Dion.
Acutely aware of how popular culture acts as a carrier of social prejudice and invective, Shaheen Merali's work is exercised specifically by the racial and racist content of popular culture. This title covers the last decade of his work while referring to his earlier work of the 1980s.
An illustrated study of one of Ilya Kabakov's most fantastic installations.
Chronicles three decades of conversation between Lawrence Weschler and light and space master Robert Irwin. This book surveys many of Irwin's site-conditioned projects - in particular the Central Gardens at the Getty Museum and the design that transformed an abandoned Hudson Valley factory into Dia's new Beacon campus.
In this book, Alexia Tala explores and investigates the new experimental forms of printmaking, which are today pushing the traditional boundaries of this technique in contemporary art. These include the usage of photo-emulsion, glass and paper, Perspex and paint stripper, printing with sand and digital prints mounted on relief surfaces.
An illustrated study of Hanne Darboven's masterwork, the massive Kulturgeschichte 1880-1983 (Cultural History 1880-1983).
Published to accompany MASS MoCA's installation of Lewitt's wall drawings, this book celebrates the artist and his illustrious 50-year career.
Suitable for children and adults alike, this picture book features various images from the British Museum.
The historical roots, key practitioners, and artistic, theoretical, and technological trends in the incorporation of new media into the performing arts.