Simon Starling: Survey by Dieter Roelstraete, Interview by Francesco Manacorda, Focus by Janet Harbord, writings by Simon Starling

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The first comprehensive monograph on a Turner-Prize-winning artist whose work encompasses historical research, scientific enquiry and a deep engagement with the materials of his art.
Specifications:

  • Format: Paperback
  • Size: 290 x 250 mm (11 3/8 x 9 7/8 in)
  • Pages: 160 pp
  • Illustrations: 200 illustrations
  • ISBN: 9780714864198

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).

On the Contemporary Artists Series

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"A unique series of informative monographs on individual artists."—The Sunday Times

"Gives the reader the impression of a personal encounter with the artists. Apart from the writing which is lucid and illuminating, it is undoubtedly the wealth of lavish illustrations which makes looking at these books a satisfying entertainment."—The Art Book