Jan Verwoert

Jan Verwoert (born 1972) is a writer, art historian, critic, and musician based in Berlin. He is a contributing editor at Frieze and writes regularly about contemporary art for magazines such as Afterall and Metropolis M. A member of the advisory board of the Kunstverein Munich and Guest Professor of Contemporary Art and Theory at the Academy of Umeå, he teaches in the Fine Arts MA program at the Piet Zwart Institute, Rotterdam, and at the Royal College of Art in London.
Mount Analogue
This edition by Walter and Jan Verwoert pairs an 7" record featuring 6 pieces of sound poetry with facsimiles of the 6 collages used as scores for the recordings.
Jan Verwoert - Cookie!
English edition
Sternberg Press - History, Criticism and Theory
A selection of Jan Verwoert's most recent writings.
Jan Verwoert - Animal Spirits - Fables in the Parlance of Our Times
English edition
JRP|Editions - Artists' books & editions
“Animal Spirits: Fables in the Parlance of Our Times” is an artist's book by Michael Stevenson and Jan Verwoert which expands upon the themes of this earlier document and re-examines them more specifically in the light of our current times.
Jan Verwoert - Tell Me What You Want, What You Really, Really Want
English edition
Sternberg Press - History, Criticism and Theory
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A selection of recent writings by the art critic, galvanizing central themes Verwoert has been developing in pursuit of a language to describe art's transformative potential in conceptual, performative, and emotional terms.
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