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Most popular Installation art books

The most popular Installation art books currently available. Updated weekly.
Installation Art
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.
Jeff Koons: At the Ashmolean
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.
Tania Bruguera
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.
Andre Romao: Fauna
Brian Eno - Light Music
Suzanne Lacy: We Are Here
Cornelia Parker
Rodinsky's Room
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.
Alicja Kwade
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.
Abraham Cruzvillegas:The Hyundai Commission: The Hyundai Commission
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.
Sophie Calle: And So Forth
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.
Dan Graham: Rock/Music Writings
Meeting House / Build Therefore Your Own World
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.
Zadok Ben-David: Human Nature
The first comprehensive monograph of Zadlok Ben-David's work, spanning twenty years and including four major installations as well as outdoor sculpture.
Teresita Fernandez: Wayfinding
This visually arresting book provides the first complete overview of artist Teresita Ferna ndez's multi-faceted body of work.
Rebecca Louise Law: Life in Death
Life in Death is the most comprehensive collection to date of work by artist Rebecca Louise Law.
Installation Art and the Practices of Archivalism
Site-Specific Art: Performance, Place and Documentation
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.
Seeing Is Forgetting the Name of the Thing One Sees: Expanded Edition
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.
Michael Landy: Everything Must Go
Last Days of Jack Sheppard: Anja Kirschner and David Panos
Sol LeWitt: 100 Views
Published to accompany MASS MoCA's installation of Lewitt's wall drawings, this book celebrates the artist and his illustrious 50-year career.
Look Here
Suitable for children and adults alike, this picture book features various images from the British Museum.
Unexpected Art: Serendipitous Installations, Site-Specific Works, and Surprising Interventions
Isa Genzken
Generously illustrated essays consider Isa Genzken's remarkable body of work, from her early elegant floor pieces to her later explosive assemblages.
Digital Performance: A History of New Media in Theater, Dance, Performance Art, and Installation
The historical roots, key practitioners, and artistic, theoretical, and technological trends in the incorporation of new media into the performing arts.
Doug Aitken: 100 Yrs
Amnesiac Hide
A major monograph of iconic British artist and Turner Prize nominee Mike Nelson on the ambitious new commission of the Contemporary Art Gallery in Vancouver. Mike explores the notion of the lone, nomadic traveler intriguing and highly detailed installations.
Caroline Bergvall: Ghost Pieces: Four Language-Based Installations
We Sit Together: Utopian Benches from the Shakers to the Separatists of Zoar
A unique look at a craft tradition and distinctive and isolated way of life. The book includes benches that were designed for 19th century American utopian communities with a craft tradition most famously the Shakers, but also the Amana Inspirationists, the Zoar Separatists and the Harmony Society.
Cornelia Parker
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.
Jonathas de Andrade
This beautifully illustrated monograph celebrates Brazilian artist Jonathas de Andrade's video, photography, and installation work.
No Day Shall Erase You: The Story of 9/11 as Told at the September 11 Museum
Published to coincide with the fifteenth anniversary of 9/11, this book emphasizes the highlights of the museum's interpretation of this somber day.
Monika Grzymala: Raumzeichnung
The second monograph on the oeuvre of Monika Grzymala
Hope to Nope: Graphics and Politics 2008-18
To accompany The Design Museum's opening exhibition, which explores the anxiety and optimism inherent in contemporary design
Nick Cave Until
This generously illustrated book takes readers inside Nick Cave's newest work: an enormous, elaborate journey through the workings of the artistic mind.
Christian Boltanski: Animitas Les Ames Qui Murmurent
Ilya and Emilia Kabakov: Not Everyone Will Be Taken Into The Future
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.
Ann Hamilton: Habitus
Artist Ann Hamilton's celebrated, multi-venue installation is brought to the page in this striking volume that explores another facet of her work in textile and text.
Ed Ruscha: Extremes and in-Betweens
In this new book, Ed Ruscha distills the archetypal signs and symbols of the American vernacular into typographic and cinematic codes that are as accessible as they are profound.
Rashid Johnson. Within Our Gates
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.
Christo and Jeanne-Claude. Barrels and The Mastaba 1958-2018
Discover Christo and Jeanne-Claude's latest installation: a spectacular 20-meter-high temporary sculpture made of more than 7,500 multicolored barrels, which coincides with a major exhibition at the Serpentine Galleries. Gathering photography, sketches, models, and designs, this collection is your guide to Christo and Jeanne-Claude's barrel-...
Cornelia Parker: Transitional Object (PsychoBarn)
An introduction to 'Transitional Object (PsychoBarn)', Cornelia Parker's major installation in the courtyard of the Royal Academy of Arts, London, inspired by Hitchcock's 'Psycho' and Edward Hopper's paintings
Sensual Excess: Queer Femininity and Brown Jouissance
Fabric of Reality
Of cities and humanity-a photographic itinerary
James Turrell: Extraordinary Ideas-Realized
Magician of light and color: all of James Turrell's great works in a single volume, featuring photographs never seen before
Urban Interventions: Personal Projects in Public Places
Luke Jerram: Art, Science & Play
Space, Site, Intervention: Situating Installation Art
Making Sense