Explore Editions by Theme

Bird's-eye view of all editions, in scale (2004)

Introduction


Discover illuminating views and surprising insights by exploring all artists editions by themes such as people, nature, city, abstract, play, objects for life, and others.


Examine how “… the diversity of works on view offer a sense of what artists can do with the challenge of how to distill their practices into a single, compact object or image …”, as noted by Philip Tinari, Director, UCCA, Beijing. The works of each theme are featured in easy to browse PDF presentations.

You can also create your personal selection of works online by assembling your own wishlist or sort and select editions by various criteria, via the first link below:


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Hito Steyerl, Gosprom, for Parkett Vol. 97, 2015

Recent Works


Explore all available works made from 2000-2017 alphabetically by artist, including works by Ed Atkins, Nairy Baghramian, Kerstin Brätsch, Cao Fei, Maurizio Cattelan, Abraham Cruzvillegas, Cyprien Gaillard, Camille Henrot, Lee Kit, Paulina Olowska, Mika Rottenberg, Wael Shawky, Frances Stark, Cosima von Bonin, Jordan Wolfson, and John Waters.


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John Waters, Tragedy, for Parkett Vol. 96, 2015

People


Explore editions that feature people as their primary subject matter. This selection features portraits, self-portraits, and works that depict the human body in a wide variety of media. Featuring works by Ed Atkins, Maurizio Cattelan, Nathalie Djurberg, Lucie McKenzie, Paulina Olowska, Pipilotti Rist, Dayanita Singh, Luc Tuymans, John Waters, Xu Zhen amongst others.


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Pipilotti Rist, I've Only Got Eyes For You-- (Pin Down Jump Up Girl), for Parkett Vol. 48, 1996

Self-Portraits


Browse a selection of Parkett works that feature representations of the artists themselves, through self-portraiture or with the use of autobiographical details. Featuring works by Kerstin Bratsch, Chuck Close, Christian Jankowski, Mariko Mori, Pipilotti Rist, and others.


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Nicole Eisenman, Untitled, for Parkett Vol. 91, 2012

Works Made By Women Artists


This unparalleled group of eighty five works made by women artists for Parkett testifies to the wealth of ideas and inspirations that female artists have brought to Parkett in the past thirty three years. Included are works by Eija-Liisa Ahtila, Louise Bourgeois, Isa Genzken, Nan Goldin, Camille Henrot, Marilyn Minter, Cady Noland, Monika Sosnowska, Rosemarie Trockel, Kara Walker and many others.


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Edward Ruscha, Vine / Melrose, for Parkett Vol. 55, 1999

City


Streets, structures, interiors and more are among the subjects of the works in this selection, featuring editions that site the city as a physical space or as a construct. Featuring works by Yto Barrada, Jannis Kounellis, Sarah Morris, Julie Mehretu, Sarah Morris, Hito Steyerl, Lawrence Weiner and others. 


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Jennifer Allora & Guillermo Calzadilla, Deadline, for Parkett Vol. 80, 2007

Nature


This group presents works that pull from nature in either subject matter or material. Featuring editions by Carole Bove, Vija Celmins, Tacita Dean, Jimmie Durham, Alex Katz, Jean-Luc Mylayne, Laura Owens, Ugo Rondinone, Diana Thater and others.


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El Anatsui, Diaspora, for Parkett Vol. 90, 2012

Abstract


Includes abstract, non-figurative or geometric work by El Anatsui, Tomma Abts, Nairy Baghramian, Liam Gillick, Ellsworth Kelly, Yayoi Kusama, Brice Marden, Josiah McElheny, Beatriz Milhazes, Richard Serra, Josh Smith and others.

 

Olaf Breuning, Lemon Pig, for Parkett Vol. 71, 2004

Play


Often funny and lighthearted, this selection explores playfulnesss and features works by Doug Aitken, Francis Alys, Andrea Büttner, Abraham Cruzvillegas, Dan Graham, Urs Fischer, Lucy McKenzie, Mai-Thu Perret, Sturtevant and others.


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Ai Wei Wei, Swatter, for Parkett Vol. 81, 2007

Objects for Life


This group is comprised of works that reference everyday objects, often using them as jumping off points for explorations in form and function. Featuring works by Ai Weiwei, John Bock, Daniel Buren, Abraham Cruzvillegas, Fischli/Weiss, Cyprien Gaillard, Theaster Gates, Pamela Rosenkranz, Monika Sosnowska, Andro Wekua, Rachel Whiteread and others.


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Carsten Höller, Key to the Labratory of Doubt, for Parkett Vol. 77, 2006

Small is Beautiful


This presentation of small and miniature format editions contains works that are often smaller than the hand and rarely larger than the Parkett page. Featuring works by Laurie Anderson, Nairy Baghramian, John Baldessari, Christian Boltanski, Tacita Dean, Mark Grotjahn, Carsten Höller, Sarah Lucas, Juan Muñoz, Mika Rottenberg, Keith Tyson, Rebecca Warren, and others.


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Damien Ortega, Parkett, Vol 92, 2013

Parkett Related Works


This group includes works that directly refer to Parkett, either by their content or by their correlation to the Parkett page size. Included are works by Tacita Dean, Christian Jankowski, Yayoi Kusama, Lee Kit, Brice Marden, Richard Phillips and others.


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Francis Stark, Dishonest but appealing, for Parkett Vol.93, 2013

Word and Book Related Works


This group presents works made by artists for Parkett that directly refer or relate to words, texts, or books. Featuring works by Sophie Calle, Paul Chan, Trisha Donnelly, Frances Stark, Lawrence Weiner, and others.


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Carol Bove, Untitled,  for Parkett Vol. 86, 2009

Unique and Variations


Each of these editions while similar in terms of media and format, are unique or contain variations. As such they are not identical as with a typical print and expand and challenge the shape an edition can take. Featuring works by Kai Althoff, Richard Artschwager, Carole Bove, Daniel Buren, Nathalie Djurberg, Nicole Eisenman, Tracey Emin, Katharina Grosse, Sigmar Polke, Charles Ray, Gerhard Richter, Wolfgang Tillmans, and others.

 

Dayanita Singh, Dear Mr. Walter - Mona and Myself,  for Parkett Vol. 95, 2014

Multipart Works


Each of the works in this group contains multiple parts, with two, three, or often more elements. Featuring works by Jeremy Deller, Lee Kit, Mika Rottenberg, Wael Shawky, Dayanita Singh, and others.

 

Tony Oursler, Talking Light, for Parkett Vol. 47, 1996

Sound, Light, Video & Installation Works


This group features sound, light, video and installation works by Damien Hirst, Bruce Nauman, Tony Oursler, Monika Sosnowska, Sturtevant, Andro Wekua, Cerith Wyn Evans and others.


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Mark Camille Chaimowicz, Loxos/Vase, for Parkett Vol. 96, 1989/2015

Available Works


Browse all currently available works from thirty years. We will gladly assist you in finding missing, sold-out works.

 

The first Parkett Edition: Enzo Cucchi, Elegy and Etching, for Parkett Vol. 1, 1984.

Timeline (1984-2017)


This encylopedic survey presents all works chronologically and provides both a journey and a history across the 80s, 90s and into the 2000s from Enzo Cucchi to Cao Fei or Hito Steyerl.