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

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.

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...


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...


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’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...


'Do we need to have an accident?'

The Hollerer/Marte. ‘Do we need to have an accident?’ exhibition brings together Austrian filmmaker and performance artist Sabine Marte (*1967) – winner of the 2010  more...

Franz West


Exhibition in Museum Ludwig Köln, 2009/2010, Madre - Museo d'arte contemporanea Donnaregina, Neapel, 2010 and Kunsthaus Graz, 2010  more...

Robot Dreams

Exhibition catalogue

Kunsthaus Graz09.10.2010 – 09.01.2011Museum Tinguely, Basel08.06. – 12.09.2010  With texts by Isaac Asimov, Wenzel Mracek, Jutta Weber, Lilian Pfaff, Joachim Schätz, Manuela  more...

Human Condition. Empathy and Emancipation in Precarious Times

Exhibition catalogue

The catalogue offers a journey into human ethics where the structures of address, responsibility and moral agency are at stake. “Who are we?” asks Hannah Arendt in her Human  more...

BLESS. Retroperspective Home N°30-N°41


Publication date: June 2010Sternberg PressGerman / EnglishPrice: € 39Order  more...

Catch Me! Grasping Speed

Exhibition catalogue

Thanks to the increasing demand for deceleration, the preoccupation with speed has resurfaced, and is critically scrutinised both as a metaphor for the development of life itself and for  more...

Tatiana Trouvé. Il Grande Ritratto

Exhibition catalogue

The catalogue accompanies Tatiana Trouvé’s (*1968 in Cosenza, Italy, lives in Paris) exhibition of her monumental installation Il Grande Ritratto conceived especially for the  more...

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