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From Poland with Love

From Poland with Love

Letters to Harald Szeemann

By (author) Anda Rottenberg


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  • A tribute in the form of fictitious letters to legendary curator and writer Harald Szeemann and a reflection on the art and nature of curating
  • An investigation of the role of curators and exhibition directors
  • Explores the role of female artistic production in Eastern and Western Europe
Full Description
Over the period of twelve months, between May 2017 and 2018, Polish-born curator and critic Anda Rottenberg wrote a series of fictitious letters to legendary curator and writer Harald Szeemann (1933-2005). In these pieces, Rottenberg analyses the art and nature of curating and reveals references and relations in the history of art. She questions female artistic positions both in the Eastern and Western Europe and so encourages new individual readings of them. Her letters express a unique rhetoric that take up questions and polemic judgements to amalgamate individual opinion and objective knowledge into a personal history. This is the first publication of the much acclaimed new Muzeum Susch, an initiative of the Polish entrepreneur and art collector Grazyna Kulczyk and her Art Stations Foundation CH.
About the Author
Anda Rottenberg is a curator, art critic and writer based in Warsaw and Tavira, Portugal. She has been director of Warsaw's Zacheta National Gallery of Art 1993-2001 and has curated numerous exhibitions in various European countries.
Scheidegger & Spiess
6th Nov 2019
240 mm x 170 mm
200 Pages
78 color, 14 b&w
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