Books by Hans Ulrich Obrist
Interviews with Hans Ulrich Obrist
The co-director of the Serpentine Gallery, Hans Ulrich Obrist, says that to be contemporary means to come back to a present where we have never been.
Interviews where books by Hans Ulrich Obrist were recommended
The Artist and His Critic Stripped Bare: Correspondence
by Marcel Duchamp & Robert Lebel
Worte Nicht in Giftige Buchstaben Einwickeln
by Lisa Wenger & Meret Oppenheim
by Eva Hesse
Robert Voit: The Alphabet of New Plants
by Robert Voit
Monir Shahroudy Farmanfarmaian
by Hans Ulrich Obrist
Why should we read what visual artists have written? Michaela Unterdörfer, head of publishing for the art gallery Hauser & Wirth, argues that the visual and artistic language of artists makes archival material more immediate and compelling. Artists’ testimonies refer not only to physical archives but above all to the mental archives of artists, their cultural and historic inheritance, which books like these bring to life.