A vital survey of 32 internationally recognized artists who make books as part of their creative practice - features 500 images of these rarely seen works. The 'artist's book' has long been an important form of expression, and 'Artists Who Make Books' showcases 32 internationally recognized artists who have integrated book production into their larger creative practice. This volume features a selection of books by every artist included - many rarely seen - an accompanying text providing further context, and over 500 illustrations of covers and interior spreads. Insightful interviews with Tauba Auerbach, Paul Chan, and Walther Konig, and in-depth essays by Benjamin H.D. Buchloh and Lynda Morris round out this illuminating survey.
Table of contents:
Introduction -- A conversation / Tauba Auerbach -- John Baldessari -- Alghiero Boetti -- Christian Boltanski -- Marcel Broodthaers -- Stanley Brouwn -- Looking back at books / Benjamin H. D. Buchloh -- James Lee Byars -- Sophie Calle -- Maurizio Cattelan -- A conversation / Paul Chan -- Hanne Darboven -- Hans-Peter Felddmann -- Wade Guyton -- On Kawara -- Martin Kippenberger -- A conversation / Walther Koenig -- Sol LeWitt -- Richard Long -- Gordon Matta-Clark -- Bjarne Melgaard Annette Messenger -- Book as artwork, 1960-1972 / Lynda Morris -- Jack Pierson -- Sigmar Polke -- Richard Prince -- Gerhard Richter -- Dieter Roth -- Ed Ruscha -- Tary Sinmon -- Josh Smith -- Wolfgang Tillmanns -- Andy Warhol -- Lawrence Weiner -- Christopher Wool -- Catalogue.