Simon Starling (Contemporary artists series)

Simon Starling (Contemporary artists series)
Library Shelf Location 18.STAR
Publication Date 2012
  • The Turner-Prize-winning artist's first comprehensive monograph
  • Combining historical research, scientific enquiry and a deep engagement with the materials of his art, Staring creates enigmatic objects with remarkable stories behind them
  • At the forefront of contemporary art, Starling's work also builds on the foundations of Land art and Conceptual art, harnessing their fascination with natural and technological systems
  • The subject of solo exhibitions at numerous museums around the world, such as the Hiroshima City Museum of Art, Kunstmuseum Basel and the Museum of Contemporary Art in Sydney, Starling's work is also regularly featured in prominent biennials, which so far have included Venice, Moscow and São Paulo
About the author(s)
Dieter Roelstraete is the Senior Curator at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Chicago, as well as a tutor at the Piet Zwart Institute in Rotterdam and at De Appel in Amsterdam.

His writing has appeared in numerous books and exhibition catalogues, and he is an editor at the magazines Afterall, A Prior and FR David.

Francesco Manacorda is Director of Tate Liverpool. Formerly Curator at the Barbican Gallery in London, where his exhibitions included 'Radical Nature' (2009) and 'Martian Museum of Contemporary Art' (2008), he is also a visiting lecturer at London's Royal College of Art.

Janet Harbord is Professor of Film Studies at Queen Mary, University of London. Her books include Chris Marker: La Jetée (2009), The Evolution of Film: Rethinking Film Studies (2007) and Film Cultures (2002).
ISBN 9780714864198
Quantity 1
Pages 158 pages : illustrations (black and white, and colour) ; 30 cm.
Authors Dieter Roelstraete, Francesco Manacorda, Janet Harbord
Format Softcover
Publisher Phaidon Press Ltd, London
Related Artist Simon Starling
Categories Artist (relating to a single artist/collaborative team), Sculpture, Installation, Conceptual Art
Artist's Nationality English, British/UK
Language English

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