Publications

The catalogues are published on the occasion of the exhibitions and projects at the Kunsthaus Graz

Publication for Up into the Unknown. Peter Cook, Colin Fournier and the Kunsthaus


This exhibition guide is published on occasion of the exhibition Graz Architecture. Rationalists, Aesthetes, Gut Instinct Architects, Democrats, Mediacrats at the Kunsthaus Graz: „The reason for showing the works of Günther Domenig, Konrad Frey, Volker Giencke, Bernhard Hafner, Eilfried Huth, Szyszkowitz + Kowalski and Manfred Wolff-Plottegg lies not only in their architectural significance, but in their (multi-layered) relation to Peter Cook and Colin Fournier, the creators of the Kunsthaus." Barbara Steiner  more...

Publication for Graz Architecture. Rationalists, Aesthetes, Gut Instinct Architects, Democrats, Mediacrats


At the heart of the publication stands the development process of this building, together with the collaboration between planning and implementing architects, museologists, companies and its subsequent use by artists.  more...

Publication for Koki Tanaka. Provisional Studies (Working Title)


The publication is published on the occation of Koki Tanaka’s first solo exhibition in Austria. It contains four artist’s notes about the exhibited works, a protocol and a postscript about Tanaka’s new project on the nuclear movement in Austria and the protest against the operation of the Zwentendorf nuclear power plant, as well as an interview with Koki Tanaka.  more...

Publication for Haegue Yang. VIP’s Union - Phase I & II


The exhibition guide includes a complete list of lenders. Along with documents and a genealogy of the work series, texts by Barbara Steiner and Katrin Bucher Trantow examine themes such as prestige, taste, generosity, responsibility, and approaches to shaping communities.  more...

Artists‘ book for Erwin Wurm "take a deep breath and hold it"


An artists‘ book entitled "take a deep breath and hold it" records this project, including 40 imaginary sculptures, handwritten in German and English language by Erwin Wurm. 2 booklets, 22 pages each, in a slipcase.  more...

Publication for Erwin Wurm. Football-sized lump of clay on light blue car roof


The publication shows the complexity of the concept of sculpture in Erwin Wurm’s work and sees into the development of the exhibition. It comprises texts by Günther Holler-Schuster, Monika Holzer-Kernbichler and Katia Huemer, a conversation with Erwin Wurm as well as numerous images.  more...

Publication for Dizziness. Navigating the Unknown


The source and accompanying book to the exhibition "Dizziness. Navigating the Unknown" invites visitors to take part in different approaches and perspectives around the theme of dizziness.  more...

Kneaded Knowledge. The Language of Ceramics


Ai Weiwei and Edmund de Waal both work extensively with clay, but use a very different creative approach. This catalogue mirrors each artist’s very personal view on what clay can represent.  more...

Bittersweet Transformation. Alina Szapocznikow, Kateřina Vincourová und Camille Henrot


The texts and illustrations shed light on the body as the foundation and projection screen of all existence and the source of all that can be shaped and perceived. With texts from Katrin Bucher Trantow and Martina Pachmanová.  more...

Yaruya. The sculptor Samson Ogiamien between African tradition and European reality


In the field of tension between the two cultures the artist senses an emerging identity activated by the differences between African traditions and those of the western world. Texts by Barbara Plankensteiner and Günther Holler-Schuster.
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The Painter’s Cabinet. Terry Winters’ Dialogue with Nature


American painter Terry Winters (b. 1949) has expanded the concerns of abstract art, beginning with botanically inspired images and going on to explore biological processes and mathematical systems.  more...

Constantin Luser


Constantin Luser (* 1976 in Graz) lends artistic structures to life using drawing and music: complex drawings thereby grow into the physically tangible world of the space, where they turn into interactive installations, sculptures, films and performances.  more...

Hartmut Skerbisch

Life and work


Parallel to the exhibition The Paradise the Downfall at the Kunsthaus Graz a publication about Hartmut Skerbisch’s oeuvre will appear in late autumn 2015, published by the Friends of Hartmut  more...

Corporate

Xu Zhen (Produced by MadeIn Company)


Xu Zhen is one of the most virtuosic of the leading figuress of a more recent generation of Chinese artists. His artistic strategies veer between an ironic critique of the system and an ‘art  more...

Landscape

Construction of a Reality


The reader compiles numerous artistic and theoretical approaches with the aim of reflecting on the present-day role of landscape. It is based on five exhibitions that have taken different approaches to exploring the theme.  more...

Projektraum. Project Space. 2013-2014


This catalogue is published on the occasion of the Project Space series 2013-2014.  more...

DANIEL EGG

INFORMATION STREAM


Daniel Egg’s art book has been published on the BIX façade of Kunsthaus to mark his new project “Information Stream”. The texts investigate the linguistic phantasmagoria of the Vienna  more...

Karl Neubacher

Medienkünstler, 1926-1978


Karl Neubacher was one of the pioneers of avant-garde and conceptual art in Graz. As a graphic designer he created significant works for the avant-garde festival steirischer herbst, for the  more...

James Benning

Decoding Fear


The American artist and filmmaker James Benningfocuses on the ambivalence that exists between technical progress and the promise of liberty in a culture still bound to its pioneering  more...

Romuald Hazoumè

Beninese Solidarity with Endangered Westerners


The shifting of the term ‘post-colonial’ to a fundamental critique of the modern knowledge system and of the unifying discourse of Western rationalism results in modernity being qualified as  more...

Promotion Prize of the Province of Styria

for Contemporary Fine Arts 2013


In the globalised world, it is only to a limited extent that art allows the character of an individual artwork to be determined by the territory the artist hails from. The aesthetics and art  more...

Heimo Zobernig


Essays by Jürgen Bock, Achim Hochdörfer, Andrew Renton, Gertrud SandqvistPublished by: Verlag der Buchhandlung Walther König, Cologne 978-3-86335-339-1Paperback€ 35,00  more...

Josef Dabernig


Exhibition Josef Dabernig. Panorama Published by: KERBER Texts by Charles Esche and Katrin Bucher Trantow. Price: €19,90  more...

Berlinde De Bruyckere

In the Flesh


The body as evidence of our existence—as a witness to ourselves—is a shell to all that moves us. Flemish artist Berlinde De Bruyckere (*1964 in Ghent, lives and works in Ghent) investigates  more...

Book of Transformation

Publication accompanying the exhibition "Cittadellarte. Sharing Transformation"


There has been a noticeable change underway as of late. More and more, art is demanding a social consciousness and sees itself as beyond representation. Concepts such as ‘art activism’ or  more...

Liu Xiaodong

The Process of Painting


Liu Xiaodong is among the many Chinese artists who have had to re-establish their bearings within shifting social conditions. His work borrows from the formal language of Socialist Realism  more...

Michael Kienzer

Logic and Self-Will


Michael Kienzer marks a significant position in contemporary Austrian art. His work examines and at the same time looks to break away from accepted viewing habits using a minimalist-inspired  more...

Sofie Thorsen

Schnitt A-A


The Danish artist Sofie Thorsen lives in Vienna. In her works Thorsen is dedicated to the process of seeing, to light and its role in various media. In the three large work complexes which  more...

Antje Majewski

The World of Gimel. How to Make Objects Talk


A matrix of life, nature and the cosmos, Antje Majewski’s World of Gimel is the artist’s own private universal museum in a nutshell, featuring a septet of objects: a clay teapot in  more...

Measuring the World. Heterotopias and Knowledge Spaces in Art

Exhibition catalogue


Museums systematize, collect, group, ratiocinate and exclude. They draw up reference systems, build maps out of them and arrange themselves into miniature portrayals of the world. On the  more...

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