A Brief History of Curating. Collection Documents Series. Edited by. Lionel Bovier Hans Ulrich Obrist Author(s) Daniel Birnbaum Christophe Cherix Hans Ulrich. A Brief History of Curating has ratings and 11 reviews. Part of JRP]Ringer’s innovative Documents series, published with Les Presses du Reel and de. This bestseller publication is dedicated to pioneering curators and presents a unique collection of interviews by Hans Ulrich Obrist: Anne d’Harnoncourt, Werner.

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Hans Ulrich Obrist: A Brief History of Curating

The first in the Serpentine series, the Interview Marathon ininvolved interviews with leading figures in contemporary culture over 24 hours, conducted by Obrist and architect Rem Koolhaas. Account Options Sign in. Edwina Brisbane rated it it was amazing Sep 22, Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews.

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Hsitory very specific world I might add. It is someone who is totally turned on by an idea or a work and needs to expose it. If artists since Marcel Duchamp have affirmed selection and arrangement as legitimate artistic curaring, was it not simply a matter of time before ulricch practice–itself defined by selection and arrangement–would come to ulrihc seen as an art that operates on the field of art itself?


To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Quotes from A Brief History o Nevertheless there is not that many books on q subject of curating, so this makes it important, as well as an enjoyable read. It covers most of the landmark exhibitions from the past 50 years which is impressive. I cannot imagine this book as interesting to anyone outside of the curatorial field as there is so much name-dropping both in terms of exhibitions and of artists, if one did not already have a very solid background in art history he or she would be reading Wikipedia more often than the book.

A Brief History of Curating. Hans-Ulrich Obrist was born in in Zurich, Switzerland. Speaking of Szeemann on the occasion of this legendary curator’s death incritic Aaron Schuster summed up, “the image we have of the curator today: Dorothea Von Hantelmann Dorothea von Hantelmann.

Writings on Wade Guyton Daniel Baumann. We’re featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book. No eBook available Amazon. It is good he star One time in my life I thought it was only the artist that matters. Egor Sofronov rated it liked it Jan 31, So with that as the brjef, Obrist goes on with numerous interesting individuals regarding obist art of the exhibition and the politics of museums.


Vasilis Moschas rated it really liked it Dec 12, A privileged glimpse upon a semi-autobiographical journey of cultural exploration. Joshua Decter Joshua Decter. BC rated it it was amazing Jun 19, Obrist asks very pointed and clear questions to his subjects, and they themselves come up with an answer that exposes not only their thoughts but also there love for the artist and their medium. Obrist shares his evolving reflections on how exhibitions can simulate journeys.

A brief history of curating. Hans Ulrich Obrist is one of my favorite interviewers since he always seems to know the complete background information of all his interviewees giving the reade This is a wonderful book with valuable interviews with Europe’s first modern and contemporary art curators.

I would recommend this book, because it is the first major look at the history of curating, and Obrist is a seminal character in the development of curating and the Contemporary art world in general. But beyond that it is also a book about ‘Taste’ and what that means to the world, especially when you use taste to promote a specific vision to the world.

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