Book of the month
Book of the month | May
Norman Foster Sketchbooks Volume III, 1986-1990
The Norman Foster Foundation announces the publication of the next installment in the Norman Foster Sketchbooks series; Volume III · 1986- 1990. Edited by Jorge Sainz, this generously illustrated publication offers a broad overview of the contents of Norman Foster’s sketchbooks, held in the Foundation’s Archive. First appearing in 2020, the synopsis volume of the...
Book of the month | April
La Troisième Vie d Agnès Varda / The Third Life of Agnès Varda
Silent green presents the most comprehensive solo exhibition in Germany to date on the last creative period of the French filmmaker, photographer and visual artist Agnès Varda, who died in 2019. Varda is regarded as one of the most influential creative personalities of our time, who reinvented herself constantly in the course of her life’s...
Book of the month | February
Christian Marclay: Index
The Xerox as sketch: Marclay’s inventive method for creative thinking Christian Marclay’s (born 1955) high-contrast black-and-white Xeroxes resemble scribblings in a notebook–the first stages of experimentation toward more finished works. “Maybe it’s because I’m not a very good draftsman, collage feels like a more natural approach to sketching and developing ideas,” he speculates. “My work...
Book of the month | January
Josef Koudelka: Ikonar: Archival Constellations
konar is a nickname given to Josef Koudelka by a group of Roma he encountered. It refers to him as a maker of icons, because they used his famous photographs of Roma communities as quasi-religious icons in their place of prayer. However, Koudelka is not merely a globally respected maker of photographs, he is also...