Category: Reading List - Published: 2015-03-03
Edited by Leah Dickerman (Museum of Modern Art New York and Thames & Hudson, London 2012)
Edited by Achim Borchardt-Hume (Tate Publishing, London 2014)
By Orlando Figes (Penguin, London 2014)
Edited by Christopher Wilk (V&A Publishing, London 2006)
Edited by Gabriel Pérez-Barreiro (RA Publications, London, 2014).
This exhibition catalogue documents how geometric abstraction was taken up by artists across Latin America after the Second World War across Latin to express their deeply held beliefs about art and its power to change the world around them.
Edited by Maria Lind (pub. The MIT Press, Cambridge, MA and Whitechapel Gallery, London 2013).
This anthology in the Documents of Contemporary Art series offers useful writings by artists, critics and curators on formal and social and political abstraction in modern and contemporary art. Includes contributions from Liam Gillick and Peter Halley.
Edited by Stephen Johnstone (Documents of Contemporary Art)
The MIT Press, Cambridge, MA and Whitechapel Gallery, London 2013).
This anthology includes writings which explore the role of everyday material culture in modern and contemporary art, one of the four central themes in the exhibition.
By Briony Fer (Yale University Press, New Haven, CT 2000)
Briony Fer, Professor of History of Art at University College London, focuses on how 10 particular artists have used abstraction in painting and sculpture from Malevich and Mondrian to Eva Hesse, all of whom are included in the exhibition.
By Stephen Heller (Phaidon Press, London 2014) describes the development of avant-garde magazines from across the world through typography, design and dissemination.
By David Batchelor, Reaktion Books, London 2000