Museum of the Future
English, Softcover, 150 x 210 mm, 214 pages, images 29 b/w, JRP|Ringier, 2014.
Museums of contemporary art are expanding and in crisis. They attract ever-larger audiences, architects constantly redesign them, and the growing number of artists is producing more massively than ever; at the same time museum funds are dwindling in the economic crisis and an overheated art market. The question of which art is to be collected is also becoming a more openly discussed topic in a globalized art world. How do curators meet these challenges? What opinion do the artists have of their relationship to the museum? How do practitioners navigate between ideas, ideals, and realities?
The book is part of the Documents series, co-published with Les presses du réel and dedicated to critical writing.