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  • Leading with Passionby Sherene Suchy

    AltaMira Press 2004; US$ 36.00

    What does it take to lead the 21st-century museum? Balancing a head for business and working from the heart guided by passion! This is the message Sherene Suchy discovered in her work with more than 80 international museum directors whose thoughts and experiences ground this book on change management in 21st-century cultural organizations. more...

  • The Victoria and Albert Museumby Elizabeth James

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.91

    First Published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • All This Stuffby Judy Vaknin; Karyn Stuckey; Victoria Lane

    Libri Publishing 2013; US$ 27.99

    Introduced by Clive Phillpot, and including artists and writers such as Gustav Metzger, Bruce McLean, Barbara Steveni, John Latham, Barry Flanagan, Edward Burra, Penelope Curtis, and Neal White, All This Stuff breaks new ground in the field of archive theory. It documents the innovative ways in which the arts are challenging the distinctions, processes,... more...

  • Kippenbergerby Susanne Kippenberger; Damion Searls

    J&L Books 2012; US$ 34.95

    Over the course of his 20-year career, Martin Kippenberger (1953-1997) cast himself alternately as hard-drinking carouser and confrontational art-world jester, thrusting these personae to the forefront of his prodigious creativity. He was also very much a player in the international art world of the 1970s right up until his death in 1997, commissioning... more...

  • Am I Getting Paid for This?by Betty Rollin

    Argo-Navis 2014; US$ 5.99

    When Betty Rollin graduated from college in the late 1950s, she couldn’t find a husband and she didn’t want to be a secretary. So, in the days before women’s liberation, she started a career—or, as she puts it, fell into—then groped my way in and out of—three careers.” Am I Getting Paid For This? is a love story about work by the author of First,... more...

  • Karl Neubacherby Günther Holler-Schuster; Peter Pakesch; Universalmuseum Joanneum Kunsthaus Graz

    Birkhäuser 2014; US$ 41.00

    Karl Neubacher war hauptsächlich Grafikdesigner. Seine Plakate, die künstlerische Konzepte als Basis hatten, sind legendär. Durch das Miteinander von Gebrauchskunst und Formen der Konzept- und Medienkunst erzeugte er ein kreatives Spannungsfeld; Foto und Film waren dabei die Hauptausdrucksmittel. Neubachers Kunst ist deshalb im Kontext... more...

  • The Love Lives of the Artistsby Daniel Bullen

    Counterpoint 2011; US$ 16.99

    As the oldest of institutions, marriage seems outdated in modern times, when each individual is encouraged to break with tradition in order to fulfill him- or herself. And so artists like Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo seem to be paving the way toward a brave, new kind of marriage, where spouses would be allowedeven encouragedto fulfill different aspects... more...

  • Light for Art's Sakeby Christopher Cuttle

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 54.91

    Conservation scientists in museums and galleries have a clear understanding of the damage that light can inflict on an object, but what of the designers that create exhibitions to display these precious items? Light for Arts Sake provides a basis for a level of professional expertise for lighting practice in museums. Rather than portraying conservation... more...

  • Projektfeld Ausstellung / Project Scope: Exhibition Designby Aurelia Bertron; Claudia Frey

    Birkhäuser 2012; US$ 42.00

    Das Buch ist ein Grundlagenwerk und eine Inspirationsquelle für alle, die thematisch fokussierte Ausstellungen adäquat konzipieren, gestalten, planen und produzieren wollen. Die Typologie von Bertron Schwarz Frey erarbeitet die Themenbereiche Natur, Archäologie, Geschichte, Kunst und Wissenschaft, und die jeweiligen Anforderungen an die... more...

  • What Makes a Great Exhibition?by Paula Marincola

    Reaktion Books 2007; US$ 19.95

    For better or worse, museums are changing from forbidding bastions of rare art into audience-friendly institutions that often specialize in “blockbuster” exhibitions designed to draw crowds. But in the midst of this sea change, one largely unanswered question stands out: “What makes a great exhibition?” Some of the world’s leading curators and art... more...