The Object in the 21st Century
Unmonumental is a groundbreaking thematic survey of sculptural work by thirty of today’s leading artists
Essays by Richard Flood, Laura Hoptman, Massimiliano Gioni and Trevor Smith
Selected by the curatorial team at the New Museum of Contemporary Art in New York, the work in Unmonumental includes some of the most energetic and provocative sculpture being made today.
Most of the work has never before been published before. Artists include Alexandra Bircken, John Bock, Martin Boyce, Tobias Buche, Carlos Bunga, Tom Burr, Abraham Cruzvillegas, Sam Durant, Urs Fischer, Isa Genzken, Rachel Harrison to name a few.
Unmonumental also features groundbreaking essays by Richard Flood, Laura Hoptman, Massimiliano Gioni and Trevor Smith.
Unmonumental also features a photo essay by Benjamin Godsill and an extensive historical glossary by Eva Diaz. Extensively illustrated Unmonumental is a first look at the future of the art object and essential reading for anyone interested in the art of our times.
Size: 290 x 250 mm (11 3/8 x 9 7/8 in)
Pages: 216 pp
Illustrations: 305 illustrations
Richard Flood is Chief Curator at the New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York.
Laura Hoptman is Senior Curator at the New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York.
Massimiliano Gioni is Director of Special Exhibitions at the New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York, and Artistic Director of Fondazione Nicola Trussardi, Milan.
Trevor Smith is Curator-in-Residence at the Center for Curatorial Studies, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, New York.