Princeton University Library Catalog

The keeper / edited by Massimiliano Gioni and Natalie Bell; with texts by Ed Atkins [and ten others].

[New York: New Museum, 2016, , ©2016]
287 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm.
Summary note:
Artists' projects and texts concerned with the impulse to "collect," and how this undertaking may define, inspire, and chronicle the individual colector.
Published on the occasion of the exhibition "The Keeper" at the New Museum of Contemporary Art, July 20-September 25, 2016.
  • Artists projects. Hilma af Klint -- Yuji Agematsu -- Korbinian Aigner -- Levi Fisher Ames -- Ed Atkins -- Hannelore Baron -- Wilson Bentley -- Arthur Bispo do Rosário -- Carol Bove/Carlo Scarpa -- Roger Caillois -- Artifacts from the National Museum of Beirut preserved by Maurice Chehab -- The houses of Peter Fritz preserved by Oliver Croy and Oliver Elser -- Howard Fried -- Olga Fröbe-Kapteyn -- Aurélien Froment -- Richard Greaves/Mario Del Curto -- Ydessa Hendeles -- Susan Hiller -- MM -- Vladimir Nabokov -- Shinro Ohtake -- Henrik Olesen -- Loretta, Missouri, and Quinnie Pettway -- Zofia Rydet -- Harry Smith -- Vanda Vieira-Schmidt -- Portraits of Ye Jinglu preserved by Tong Bingxue --
  • Texts. Director's foreword / Lisa Phillips -- The country of last things / Massimiliano Gioni -- The trick brain / Ed Atkins -- Letter to the Smithsonian / Wilson Bentley -- Roger Caillois's The Writing of Stones / Marguerite Yourcenar -- Partners (The Teddy Bear Project) / Ydessa Hendeles -- An absence of wood nymphs / Robert H. Boyle -- On quilt-making and Gee's bend / Loretta Pettway -- On the sociological record / Zofia Rydet -- A rare interview with Harry Smith: Part two / John Cohen -- A modest manifesto for museums / Orhan Pamuk -- Exhibition checklist.
Exhibition catalogs.
  • 9780915557127
  • 0915557126
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