Petzel Gallery is a contemporary art gallery, located in both New York and Berlin. Since 1994, the gallery has been committed to developing its program upon the scope, diversity, and ambitions of the internationally-renowned artists that it represents. Petzel Gallery's monographic publications are produced in conjuction with its exhibition program. These beautifully manufactured books offer a large selection of high-quality illustrations along with original contributions by artists, art critics and curators, as well as scholarly research.
brings together the 50 unique life-cast portraits of the artist's work, Imagines; inspired by ancient Roman life-casts of the same name. Each life-cast portrait is presented as a postcard; the reverse of which, written in Edmier's own hand, provides interesting details about the individual casts. The set of postcards is presented in a hard-back “stone” box-envelop, with white debossed text.
Limited special edition, signed and numbered by the artist with a custom seal. Also included is a card of the 50th and final lifecast self portrait of Edmier made on the exact minute of his 50th birthday and the day of the exhibition opening at Petzel Gallery. Special editions come in a set of 2 books: one first edition copy & one sealed and signed by the artist with the final card.
This catalogue brings together works and archival material from Lassnig's New York days. Along with her paintings, watercolors and drawings, the publication gathers documenation on animated films she created in collaboration with the Women/Artists/Filmmakers, Inc. group. It also includes a text by Elisabeth Bronfen, “A Mysterious Point of Certainty: Maria Lassnig's Body-Awareness Painting.”
The Open Hide offers a concise overview of the diverse accomplishments of Danish artist Asger Jorn. The volume comprises over 75 images of Jorn's work, each with complete provenance, exhibition and literature history. A comprehensive biography of the artist is also included, along with photographs and other archival material.
The work of Corinne Wasmuht calls into question painting's status in the digital age. Her panorama-like pictures depict futuristic science-fictional landscapes and structures the artist refers to as mirages. This catalogue features beautiful reproductions of Wasmuht's new and recent paintings, installation views and a conversation with Sabine Eckmann.