Example: Switzerland Unbounding and Crossing Over as Art

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Edited by: Dr. Friedemann Malsch, Roman Kurzmeyer, Kunstmuseum Liechtenstein Graphic Design: Sylvia Fröhlich Texts by: Adam Szymczyk, Jacqueline Burckhardt, Thomas Hirschhorn, Mai.Thu Perret, Peter Suter, Roman Kurzmeyer, Dr. Friedemann Malsch, Helmut Federle / Christian Kerez English November 2011, 248 Pages, 196 Ills. Softcover 222mm x 162mm
ISBN: 978-3-7757-3255-0
| Space-oriented art in Switzerland

With the rise of the classic avant-garde in the early twentieth century, a process of expanding the concept of the work of art began that has continued to this day. The associated issues of space and time in art have since been the subjects of worldwide discussions. This publication is a geographically locatable narrative set within this development. It does not, however, address a specific scene or art movement. Rather, it uses paintings, drawings, photographs, installations, and objects to make the meaning of spatially conceptual work visible in more recent art. Numerous illustrations of the featured works place particular emphasis on their context-related approach. In addition, essays and an extensive list of works complete the image—to which the exhibition also makes a contribution—of art in and from Switzerland. (German edition ISBN 978-3-7757-3254-3) Exhibition schedule: Kunstmuseum Liechtenstein, Sepember 30, 2011–January 15, 2012?THOMAS HIRSCHHORN (*1957, Bern) lives in Paris. His monuments, altars, and kiosks are admired around the world and have been awarded numerous accolades. Among other honors, Hirschhorn is the winner of the Prix Marcel Duchamp, the Basel Joseph Beuys Prize, and the Grand Prix Art/Prix Meret Oppenheim from the Swiss Federal Office of Culture.