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Asher, Michael

Overview
Works: 42 works in 129 publications in 3 languages and 1,955 library holdings
Genres: Exhibition catalogs  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Interviews  Catalogs  Designs and plans 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Artist, zxx, Collector
Classifications: N6537.A8, 709.04075
Publication Timeline
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Situation aesthetics : the work of Michael Asher by Kirsi Peltomäki( Book )

6 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 352 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Michael Asher doesn't make typical installations. Instead, he extracts his art from the institutions in which it is shown, culling it from collections, histories, or museums' own walls. Since the late 1960s, Asher has been creating situations that have not only taught us about the conditions and contexts of contemporary art, but have worked to define it." "In Situation Aesthetics, Kirsi Peltomaki examines Asher's practice by analyzing the social situations that the artist constructs in his work for viewers, participants, and institutional representatives (including gallery directors, curators, and other museum staff members). Drawing on art criticism, the reports of viewers and participants in Asher's projects, and the artist's own archives, Peltomaki offers a comprehensive account of Asher's work over the past four decades. Because of the intensely site-specific nature of this work, as well as the artist's refusal to reconstruct past works or mount retrospectives, many of the projects Peltomaki discusses are described here for the first time." "Asher's work has commonly been associated with minimalism, conceptual art, and, most frequently, institutional critique. Peltomaki takes a different perspective, focusing on the work's social dimension. Because Asher's installations typically address the given context - the situation - of their exhibition directly and exclusively, they cease to exist after the exhibitions end, leaving behind few material traces. By emphasizing the social and psychological sites of art rather than the production of autonomous art objects, Peltomaki argues, Asher constructs experientially complex situations that profoundly affect those who encounter them, bringing about both personal and institutional transformation."--Jacket
Video, architecture, television : writings on video and video works, 1970-1978 by Dan Graham( Book )

10 editions published between 1979 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 342 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This title, published in 1979 and long since out of print. The original book was released in the series of publications Source Materials of the Contemporary Arts. The publication represents an important document in Dan Graham's artistic examination of the video medium. Graham's installations and performances with video from the years 1970-78 are documented with numerous illustrations, photos, and brief descriptions. In addition, the volume contains an essay by the artist in which he examines the various possibilities and forms of representation offered by the video medium, and draws the boundaries between these and representational spaces in television, film, or architecture. The book also offers contributions by Michael Asher and Dara Birnbaum, as well as an annex with a biography and bibliography"--Cover sleeve
Michael Asher by Michael Asher( Book )

4 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Michael Asher, James Coleman : [exhibition] June 2 - July 2, 1988 by Michael Asher( Book )

4 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Michael Asher : Centre Georges Pompidou, Musée national d'art moderne, Galeries contemporaines : 10 juillet-15 septembre 1991 by Michael Asher( Book )

7 editions published in 1991 in 3 languages and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Quand les artistes font école : vingt-quatre journées de l'Institut des hautes études en arts plastiques by Institut des hautes études en arts plastiques( Book )

5 editions published in 2004 in French and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Retranscription d'un choix de colloques qui se sont déroulés de 1988 à 1992 à l'Institut des Hautes Etudes en Arts Plastiques. Avec les contributions de Pontus Hulten, Raoul Ruiz, Hans Haacke, Luciano Fabro, Luciano Berio, Daniel Buren, Ilya Kabakov, Sarkis, Renzo Piano, Pierre Bourdieu, Maurizio Kogel
Writings 1973-1983 on works 1969-1979 by Michael Asher( Book )

3 editions published in 1983 in English and Undetermined and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Michael Asher : exhibitions in Europe 1972-1977 by Michael Asher( Book )

4 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vocation-Vacation( Book )

2 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Michael Asher by Michael Asher( Book )

6 editions published between 1992 and 1995 in German and English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Michael Asher : George Washington at the Art Institute of Chicago, 1979 and 2005 by Whitney Moeller( Book )

3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Exhibition features a bronze cast of Jean Antoine Houdon's George Washington (1785-1791; Virginia State Capitol, Richmond), commissioned by the Art Institute of Chicago in 1916
Michael Asher by Michael Asher( Book )

4 editions published in 1982 in German and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Michael Asher, Daniel Buren by Michael Asher( Book )

3 editions published in 1982 in German and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dan Graham: Video - architecture - television : writings on video and video works 1970-1978 by Dan Graham( Book )

4 editions published between 1979 and 2012 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This title, published in 1979 and long since out of print. The original book was released in the series of publications Source Materials of the Contemporary Arts. The publication represents an important document in Dan Graham|s artistic examination of the video medium. Graham|s installations and performances with video from the years 1970|78 are documented with numerous illustrations, photos, and brief descriptions. In addition, the volume contains an essay by the artist in which he examines the various possibilities and forms of representation offered by the video medium, and draws the boundaries between these and representational spaces in television, film, or architecture. The book also offers contributions by Michael Asher and Dara Birnbaum, as well as an annex with a biography and bibliography
Los Angeles Institute of Contemporary Art : [exhibition] January 15-February 10, 1977( Book )

1 edition published in 1978 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Michael Asher, Daniel Buren( Book )

in German and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Michael Asher : writings 1973-1983 on works 1969-1979 by Michael Asher( Book )

2 editions published in 1983 in Undetermined and English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Conceptual paradise : there is a place for sophistication( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In einer dreijährigen filmischen Recherche interviewte der Künstler und Autor Stefan Römer mit seinem Filmteam zahlreiche herausragende, internationale KünstlerInnen. In der intellektuellen Auseinandersetzung vor der Kamera entwickelte Stefan Römer eine spezielle filmische Reflexionsweise über den Zustand der internationalen zeitgenössischen Kunst. [conceptual-paradise.com]
Michael Asher : le Consortium, Dijon, 7 juin-27 juillet 1991 by Michael Asher( Book )

2 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in French and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Situation aesthetics : the work of Michael Asher
Alternative Names
Asher, Mike 1943-2012

Michael Asher

Michael Asher Amerikaans kunstenaar (1943-2012)

Michael Asher amerikansk konstnär

Michael Asher amerikansk kunstnar

Michael Asher amerikansk kunstner

Michael Asher artista statunitense

Michael Asher artiste conceptuel

Michael Asher US-amerikanischer Konzeptkünstler

Майкл Эшер

Languages
English (75)

German (21)

French (18)

Covers
Michael Asher : George Washington at the Art Institute of Chicago, 1979 and 2005