An appreciation of the multidisciplinary artist's ingenious combinations of sound and vision.
Survey by Jennifer González, Interview by Kim Gordon, Focus by Matthew Higgs, Artist's Choice by Blaise Cendrars, Writings by Christian Marclay
'The boldest, best executed, and most far-reaching publishing project devoted to contemporary art. These books will revolutionize the way contemporary art is presented and written about.' (Artforum)
'The combination of intelligent analysis, personal insight, useful facts and plentiful pictures is a superb format invaluable for specialists but also interesting for casual readers, it makes these books a must for the library of anyone who cares about contemporary art.' (Time Out)
'A unique series of informative monographs on individual artists.' (The Sunday Times)
Jennifer González is Assistant Professor of Art History at the University of California, Santa Cruz. Her writings have appeared in Frieze, Art Journal and Diacritics. She has also contributed to The Encyclopedia of Aesthetics (1995), With Other Eyes: Looking at Race and Gender in Visual Culture (1999) and Race in Cyberspace (2000). Recipient of the Joanne Cassullo Teaching Fellowship, she teaches on the Whitney Museum Independent Study Program.
Kim Gordon is a visual artist originally from Los Angeles. She relocated to New York in 1979 and, with partner Thurston Moore, founded the experimental punk band Sonic Youth. She continues to work as an artist, with recent exhibitions Participant Inc. (2003) and Reena Spaulings Fine Art (2004) in New York, and at South London Gallery (2006).
Matthew Higgs is an artist, writer and curator based in New York. His writings have appeared in Artforum, Art Monthly, Afterall and in numberous exhibition catalogues. He is currently Director and Chief Curator of White Columns, New York.