This catalogue raisonné fully documents all 200 artworks made by artists for Parkett in the first 25 years. The book contains an essay by Deborah Wye, Chief Curator emeritus, Prints and Illustrated Books, Museum of Modern Art, New York, who looks at the different ways in which Parkett collaborates with artists, including the editions, inserts, spines, covers, texts and the design of the publication. Susan Tallman, art historian and author, explores the range and diversity of Parkett’s editions which represent distinct responses from many of the most inspiring and influential contemporary artists worldwide. The book features 200 full-page color reproductions of all editions, as well as artists’ sketches and letters, color reproductions of 85 Parkett Covers, and indexes of all Insert and Spine projects. It also includes a list of all authors and 1400 texts.
Published on the occasion of Parkett’s travelling 25 Years Retrospective, which has to date been on view at the 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa, Japan, the STPI, Singapore and the Seoul Arts Center, Hangaram Museum, Seoul.
514 pages, texts in English and Japanese, 19,5 x 16 cm / 7 1/2 x 6 3/8”.
“Commissioned by PARKETT, the most important artists of our time have created editions that represent the essence of their art or reveal an unexpected dimension. The works cover every ossible medium including painting, photographs, drawings, prints, sculptures, videos, DVDs, and sound pieces.”
Iwona Blazwick, Director, The Whitechapel Art Gallery, London