The books present the entire spectrum of Anton Stankowski’s (1906-1998) surprising and inventive designs, which continue to set standards to this day.
Lasting impressions were made on him especially by the New Objectivity, the Russian avant-garde, the Stijl movement, and the theoretical concepts of the Bauhaus.
Stankowski was a dedicated proponent of the unity of free and applied art and a pioneer…
The book turns our attention to the little-known architect and designer Jock Peters, a largely forgotten figure of early Los Angeles modernism.
This important study on early modernism includes never before published material from the architect's personal archive, still in family hands. The book demonstrates how Peters, despite his early death, managed to leave his mark on the modernist landscape in…
The catalogue explores the impact of photography on the aesthetic of modern sculpture.
The central question addressed is how modern sculpture detached itself from the principle of statuary sculpture and evolved into a new artistic praxis.
Featuring works of 70 international artists, the book focuses on the relations between photography and sculpture.
A feminist view of the body:
Marlene Dumas is considered one of the most significant contemporary artists.
For the first time, the book presents in greater detail her portrait sequence "Female" from 1992/3. Enriched by more recent works, drawings and collages, the volume shows her development into an internationally acclaimed painter.
High-society balls, fashion shoots, portraits of artists and scenes from urban life in France: "The Vogue Years" showcases Doisneau's best photographs for Vogue Paris.
Street-corner accordionists, Saint-Germain jazz stars like Django Reinhardt and Eartha Kitt, classical virtuosos such as Maria Callas and Pierre Boulez and alternative rock groups: "Music" reveals the Doisneau's profound affection…
"Madam & Eve – Women Portraying Women" explores the female gaze as it focuses women, featuring the work of over 200 artists.
This is a visually stimulating presentation of the many different media and approaches that women have used to create images of themselves and other women over the last 50 years. And it is also a eloquent examination of the impact that the feminist movement has had on contemporary…
The stunning catalogue "My Studio is a Universe" is published to accompany a solo exhibition in Cologne that is on display at Matjö until March 16th.
We are also absolutely thrilled with the set of catalogue and tote bag. Each bag was screenprinted by the artist.
Catalogue and bag are only available in a very small edition. Be quick, it's worth it!
Untold Stories presents an uncomprimising collection that sheds an unexpected light on Lindbergh's colossal oeuvre.
This XL volume shows both emblematic and never-before-seen images, many of them having been commissioned by magazines such as Vogue, Harper’s Bazaar, and Rolling Stone.
Double Vision unites, in spite of cultural differences and a gap of five centuries, the works of the German Renaissance artist Albrecht Dürer and South Africa's most renowned contemporary artist William Kentridge in a lively dialogue.
Starting from Kentridge's critical review of modernity the focus then shifts to the art of Dürer, whose works reflect the profound upheavals at the dawn of the modern…
In the 21st century, what can photography do that is new?
This extensively illustrated survey answers that question, presenting fifty photographers from around the world. The work featured in this book represents photography doing what it has always done best: finding new ways to tell stories, and new stories to tell.
Artists featured include Nan Goldin, Wolfgang Tillmans, Hassan Hajjaj, Andreas…
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