PROBLEMS AND PROVOCATIONS

STATUS

published: 2016
distributed: D.A.P.

AREAS OF RESEARCH

Grand Arts / art-making / practice / risk / collaboration / models of support / how to find an ending / what happens next / magic

SITES OF PRESENTATION

book (448 pages) 

launch event at Red Bull Studios (New York)

launch event at Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art (Kansas City) 

 

ABSTRACT

As its final endeavor, Grand Arts gamely interrogates its values, methods, outcomes and legacies in Problems and Provocations: Grand Arts 1995–2015 — an indispensable source book on creativity, collaboration and what it takes to realize a major work of contemporary art.

FEATURED ARTISTS

ALICE AYCOCK / ANTHONY BAAB / SANFORD BIGGERS / CODY CRITCHELOE/SSION / PATRICIA CRONIN / JAMEX AND EINAR DE LA TORRE / ROSEMARIE FIORE / ELLIE GA / GALA COMMITTEE / PABLO HELGUERA / ALFREDO JAAR / ISAAC JULIEN / STANYA KAHN / GLENN KAINO / ANNIE LAPIN / JIM LEEDY / MICHAEL JONES MCKEAN / RYAN MOSLEY / LAUREL NAKADATE / FILIP NOTERDAEME / WILLIAM POPE.L / THE PROPELLER GROUP / MARIAH ROBERTSON / NADINE ROBINSON / TIM ROLLINS & K.O.S. / EMILY ROYSDON / JOHN SALVEST / SPURSE / TAVARES STRACHAN / SISSEL TOLAAS

ESSAYS

PABLO HELGUERA / IAIN KERR / GEAN MORENO / RHEI / EMILY ROYSDON / ROB WALKER

“DEVIL’S DICTIONARY” APPENDIX

Edited by TIMOTHY "SPEED" LEVITCH

DESIGN

MICHAEL WORTHINGTON, COUNTERSPACE

IN THE FIELD

Fun Problems with Smart People: A Book Opening

Photography by Donald Stahl.
Images courtesy of Red Bull Studios New York.