As an artist, Asger Jorn's work is well known and widely celebrated, in large part due to his close affiliation with two of the most influential artist groups of the 20th century, CoBrA and the Situationist International. Lesser known, however, is Jorn's considerable production of theoretical writings. Ruth Baumeister's comprehensive, well-researched book on the subject of the latter aims to change that fact.
Whether you're at a soccer game or a tennis match, the architecture plays a major role in how you experience the sport. It's what frames the suspense, the tension and the excitement.
Kengo Kuma's project for the contemporary art center (FRAC) in the region Provence Alpes Cotes d'Azur (PACA) in southern France is the 3D version of the 'museum without walls' invented by the famous French writer and politician, André Malraux.
This month, the shelves are practically overflowing with exciting new book releases, first and foremost Rem Koolhaas' monumental 15-volume book set 'Elements', based on his research in relation to his curation of the 2014 Venice Biennale. Also, Taschen's Renzo Piano monography is released in a revised edition.
Irene Kung was born in Switzerland and trained as a painter. In the past few years, however, she has expanded her repertoire to include photography. Her works have been exhibited in numerous international galleries and her book 'The Invisible City' won the PDN Photobook 2013 award.