Tacita Dean
Steidl, Göttingen, Germany, 2011, English
Design, General
10.6 x 7.8 x 2.5 inches, hardcover, 976 pages
ISBN: 9783869302997
Suggested Retail Price: $98.00

From the Publisher. The work of British artist Tacita Dean.

Book One: Complete Works and  Filmography 1991-2011 is a comprehensive illustrated list of all the exhibited films, projects and related works.

Book Two: Selected Writings 1992-2011 is an illustrated collection of many of the artist’s texts written around her own films and projects, as well as on the work of other artists.

Book Three: A Panegyric, Gaeta. Edwin Parker brings together the three projects Tacita Dean has made with and about the artist, Cy Twombly, including her essay first published in Cy Twombly, Cycles and Seasons, Tate Modern, London, 2008 and her photo essay first published in Cy Twombly, States of Mind, MUMOK, Vienna, 2009, and stills from her new film, Edwin Parker, 2011.

Book Four: Film works with Merce Cunningham is a reprint of her 2009 book on her two film works with and about Merce Cunningham, first published to accompany an exhibition at the Sprengel Museum Hannover.

Book Five: Footage is an artist’s book made in collaboration with the writer Marina Warner and is a cultural historical look at the foot and the significance of limping.

Book Six: Post-War Germany and "Objective Chance": W. G. Sebald, Joseph Beuys, and Tacita Dean is a reprint of Christa-Maria Lerm Hayes’s 2008 essay on the connections between the work of Sebald, Beuys, and Dean.

Book Seven: Essays on the work of Tacita Dean includes essays by writers, Wolfram Pichler, Peter Bürger and Douglas Crimp, and Achim Hochdörfer, curator at Museum Moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig Wien.


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Daijiro Mizuno

A box-set monograph on the work of artist Tacita Dean, published by Steidl—a publisher world-famous for the beauty of its books. This is an updated version of Dean’s Seven Books (2003), published as a similarly designed white box set from Steidl. This box set is designed using seven beautiful gray tones to illustrate Dean’s serene narrative.


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