Isabelle Graw

Isabelle Graw is Professor for Art Theory and Art History at Staatliche Hochschule für Bildende Künste (Städelschule), Frankfurt am Main, where she co-founded the Institute of Art Criticism. She is an art critic and co-founder ofTexte zur Kunst in Berlin.
Isabelle Graw - Three Cases of Value Reflection - Ponge, Whitten, Banksy
English edition
Sternberg Press - Institut für Kunstkritik
In response to recent discussions about the value assigned to artworks, art critic and theorist Isabelle Graw introduces the term "value reflection", focusing on the artistic production of three individuals—Francis Ponge, Jack Whitten and Banksy.
Isabelle Graw - In Another World - Notes, 2014–2017
English edition
Sternberg Press - History, Criticism and Theory
This book merges memoir and social critique in an original fashion. By combining personal observations with a general systemic analysis, it thereby seeks to propose a new genre of writing.
Isabelle Graw - The Love of Painting - Genealogy of a Success Medium
English edition
Sternberg Press - History, Criticism and Theory
American critic Isabelle Graw conducts an innovative genealogical study on the success of painting as a medium. Keeping a close eye on painting's fourteenth century theoretical foundations, Graw analyses the work of artists like Édouard Manet, Jutta Koether, Martin Kippenberger, Jana Euler, and Marcel Broodthaers. It also includes conversations with artists who confront their vision with that of the author.
Isabelle Graw - High Price - Art Between the Market and Celebrity Culture
English edition
Sternberg Press - History, Criticism and Theory
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Towards the art world's inner contradictions between symbolic meaning and monetary value.

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