Commissioning Contemporary Art: A Handbook for Curators, by Louisa Buck,Daniel McClean PDF

By Louisa Buck,Daniel McClean

ISBN-10: 0500238987

ISBN-13: 9780500238981

This guide offers the definitive advisor to commissioning modern paintings. each step and level is published and demystified from the preliminary invitation to an artist to the financing of a venture, from the drafting of contracts to the ultimate siting and set up of works, from the care and protection of commissioned items to their interpretation and exposure. Combining theoretical and conceptual concerns with useful ones, greenback and McCleans full of life and instructive textual content is supplemented with copious quotations and insights from the various best-known artists, curators, commissioners and museum administrators of this present day, together with Nicholas Serota, Hans Ulrich Obrist, Jeff Koons, Vito Acconci, Mark Wallinger, Anish Kapoor, RoseLee Goldberg, Thomas Krens, Anne Pasternak, Barbara Gladstone, Mera Rubell, and Olafur Eliasson, to supply an in depth and proficient how-to advisor to the commissioning process.

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