Innovation & Change: Ceramics from the Arizona State University Art Museum
Innovation & Change provides the first overview of the Arizona State University Art Museum's internationally renowned contemporary ceramics collection. Richly illustrated with more than 125 highlights from the collection,Innovation & Change also presents some of the most talented writers in America and England contributing insightful observations of key works, making this handsome publication an invaluable resource for years to come.
Eden Revisited is the first full-scale survey of one of America's most ingenious ceramic artists. Redefining his artistic career over three decades of creative excellence as a skilled potter, master draftsman, and accomplished china painter, Kurt Weiser has created a singular body of work that provides insight into the mind. Beautifully illustrated with signature works, Eden Revisited presents an artist's journey that mirrors the evolution of American studio ceramics since 1975.
Defining Sustainability, a series of dynamic and interactive projects that came together at the ASU Art Museum to define sustainability. Each exhibition or project told a story – an artist’s proposal for green transportation or a designer’s solution for recycled shade structures – which together conveyed the the interconnectedness of all things and the implications of our actions on the future.
This catalogue and exhibition mark the intersection of multiple trajectories: The arc of Palma’s career is receiving increasing international recognition. Desert communities globally are playing an increasingly pivotal role in addressing critical issues of social, political and ecological change, both known and unknown. We are also at a moment in history between decreasing terrestrial exploration and increasing extraterrestrial exploration, a shift that prompts new ethical questions and considerations.
Alone Together in the Dark, by artist Jillian Mcdonald. Published in conjunction with a residency and exhibition at the Arizona State University Art Museum. Artist in residence in the gallery: Oct 5 - Nov 14, 2009,
Jillian Mcdonald: Alone Together in the Dark, a Social Studies Initiative, Exhibition: Oct 5, 2009 - Jan 9, 2010
A beautifully illustrated monograph, published and distributed by Arnoldsche Art Publishers in Stuttgart, Germany, accompanies the exhibition. It is edited by Peter Held, and includes contributions by Carla Coch, Helen W. Drutt English, Tanya Harrod, Wayne Higby, Mary Drach McInnes, Henry Sayre and Ezra Shales.
This book was published on the occasion of the exhibition Turn off the Sun, a selection of work from Fundación Jumex, a renowned collection based in Mexico City of more than 2,700 works by emerging and established contemporary artists from Mexico, Latin America, the United States and Europe. The work was selected around the complex relationship between Arizona and Mexico with broad references to borders, labor, movement and site.
Crafting a Continuum: Rethinking Contemporary Craft
Crafting a Continuum provides the first overview of the Museum’s internationally renowned contemporary craft collection, with a media emphasis on ceramics, fiber and wood. Crafting a Continuum advances the Museum’s commitment to present the craft field within the context of contemporary art and acknowledges craft as a significant and central part of the art world.