Artist’s Books: The Collection

Artists book of Dieter Roth “Kinderbuch”

Artist’s Books: The Collection from the Hamburger Kunsthalle


Time: 1 December 2017 — 2 April 2018
Location: Hamburger Kunsthalle, Gallery of Contemporary Art, Hamburg, Germany

Curators: Dr. Petra Roettig and Andrea Joosten (Director of the Hamburger Kunsthalle Library)

“In the exhibition Artist’s Books, the Hamburger Kunsthalle is for the first time presenting a selection of the best-known publications and photo books by artists from its collection of some 3,000 exemplars. Accompanying the books on display, designed by artists from Joseph Beuys and John Cage to Dieter Roth and Wolf Vostell, and also including members of the younger generation such as Yto Barrada, will be a selection of artworks from the collection of the Gallery of Contemporary Art that relate directly to the publications. These include primarily conceptual artworks by Sol LeWitt, Ed Ruscha, Lawrence Weiner and Richard Long.”


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