This catalogue gives a critical overview of a key American Pop artist focusing on specific themes within his work: Victorian and post-Victorian sexuality, female agency, postwar economic abundance, beauty, the erotics of anticipation, the politics of the gaze, and strategies of indeterminacy. Includes essays by Chris Sharp and Sabrina Tarasoff.
First survey monograph: hovering between painting, sculpture, and installation, Comte's works are based on references to popular culture—including cartoons as well as vernacular handicrafts—nature, heraldic symbols, and art historical movements (Op art, Pop art, Neo-Geo, Concrete art).
Taking as a starting point Hamilton's “Reaper” series—inspired by the work of Swiss historian and critic of architecture Sigfried Giedion—this publication brings together seven essays by renowned international scholars, all of whom question the relationships between visual arts, technology, science, and architecture.
Perfect Cherry Blossom presents the first and long-awaited collaboration between British artist Oliver Payne and Japanese pop artist Keiichi Tanaami. For this new series, Payne has reworked original drawings by Tanaami, adding stickers featuring motifs from Japanese “bullet hell” video games.
GAMeC (Galleria d'Arte Moderna e Contemporanea di Bergamo)
An unconventional catalogue gathering a rich iconography and the main text by curator Giacinto Di Pietrantonio, alongside a series of brief testimonies from seventy international artists, telling the alternative story of an icon and his corpus (includes texts by Cory Arcangel, Maurizio Cattelan, Enzo Cucchi, Jan Fabre, Victor Man, Alessandro Mendini, Tim Rollins, Marinella Senatore, Ian Tweedy…).
This catalogue traces the trajectory of Warhol's influence on the work of Wool and Guyton. The innovative print processes deployed by the artists operate as conceptual fibers unifying the diversity of paintings oscillating between abstraction and representation. With an essay by Glenn O'Brien.
Set in a grotesque and colorful decorum, the new kaleidoscopic visions of Keiichi Tanaami intertwine the obsessional patterns of the great Japanese master—eyes, military aircraft, eroticized flesh, and pop culture icons.
This large-format artist's book (40 x 40 cm open) brings together graphic works by Claudia Comte. Mathematically structured like a Cartesian coordinate system, the publication folds and unfolds so that it can be read in four different ways. The book becomes a geometric play space in which to discover the many facets of Comte's visual identity.
An extensive publication, documenting the process and final outcome of Powered A-Hole Spanish Donkey Sport Dick Drink Donkey Dong Dongs Sunscreen Model, a sensational and excessive exhibition by the two controversial artists which takes the form of a “Gesamtkunstwerk” pointing the multifaceted excesses of contemporary art production and commodification.