More a book than a magazine, Mousse #83 – The Artist's Artist is a special, collectible issue conceived as a small anthology of seven comprehensive monographs dedicated to influential, yet at times under-represented, artists who spearheaded the languages that are defining our age—the so-called artists' artists.
Julie Becker, Dara Birnbaum
, Andrea Branzi
, Vaginal Davis, Lala Rukh, Rosemary Mayer, and Jean-Frédéric Schnyder help us to celebrate the perpetually ambitious objective of providing layers of understanding regarding artists' practices and their implications in the present. In a moment when the editorial landscape is witnessing a precipitous turn away from firm engagement with art's primary matters, we have registered a growing concern among those who inspire us and to whom we want to pay homage, to which we respond by returning to committed writing and engagement, a foundation of contemporary culture's production and reception.
is a bimonthly contemporary art magazine. Established in 2006, Mousse
contains interviews, conversations, and essays by some of the most important figures in international criticism, visual arts, and curating today, alternated with a series of distinctive articles in a unique tabloid format.
Mousse (Mousse Publishing) also publishes numerous catalogues, essays and curatorial projects, artist books and editions (see the corresponding publisher's page