Take Your Time: Olafur Eliasson
PUBLISHER: SFMOMA IN CONJUNCTION WITH THAMES & HUDSON, NEW YORK AND LONDON, 2007
To accompany the exhibition of the same title, this 272-page catalog compiles Mr. Eliasson's work from 1991 to the present. Edited by Madeleine Grynsztejn, SFMOMA's Elise S. Haas senior curator of painting and sculpture, the book features 250 reproductions along with essays by prominent art historians and critics. Particular essays of interest include art historian Pamela M. Lee's discussion of Eliasson's work in the context of the Light and Space Movement of the 1960s.
Stone & Feather, Steven Holl Architects / The Nelson-Atkins Museum Expansion
PUBLISHER: PRESTEL, 2007
With an introduction by museum director Marc F. Wilson, essays by architectural critic Jeffrey Kipnis, architect Steven Holl and project principal Chris McVoy, and photographs by Roland Halbe, this monograph luxuriously documents the Nelson-Atkins Museum's new Bloch Building from design concept to realized and completed project.
Provoking Magic Lighting of Ingo Maurer
PUBLISHER: SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION, COOPER HEWITT, NATIONAL DESIGN MUSEUM, 2007
This 162-page color catalog documents Maurer's work on display in the exhibition of the same title. Interviews with Maurer by Kim Hastreiter, editor of Paper Magazine, as well as Julie V. Iovine, Claude Maurer, and Trojan Schmid explore the Maurer's unique and unconventional explorations of light.