Merlin Carpenter

Born 1967 in Pembury (UK), Merlin Carpenter lives and works in London.

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Merlin Carpenter - “The Outside Can\'t Go Outside”
English edition
Sternberg Press - Institut für Kunstkritik
Why has there been so much interest in “surplus value” in recent years? In “The Outside Can't Go Outside”, artist Merlin Carpenter considers how this term has been inserted into contemporary art theory following the financial crisis of 2007/8.
Merlin Carpenter - Midcareer Paintings
bilingual edition (English / German)
Sternberg Press - Monographs and artists' books
Merlin Carpenter investigates the status of the midcareer artist with a conceptual project involving the exhibition of transit blankets. The publication documents these works and related gallery shows, in addition with texts by Kunsthalle Bern director Valérie Knoll and artist Sam Lewitt.
Merlin Carpenter - The Opening
English edition
Sternberg Press - Monographs and artists' books
Focused on a series of exhibitions entitled The Opening—marked by the fact that all the paintings presented were produced at the galleries during the exhibition openings—the book documents all six events via text and snapshot-like images.

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