Arts & Humanities

Catalogue Raisonné as Artwork

In an era of digital catalogues raisonnés, artist Michael Müller has embraced printed opulence with “Ernstes Spiel – Catalogue Raisonné.” Using colors, languages and the interplay of images and texts, the supposed parergon is transformed into a Gesamtkunstwerk in its own right.

Arts & Humanities

Das Werkverzeichnis als Kunstwerk

In einer Ära digitaler Werkverzeichnisse setzt der Künstler Michael Müller mit „Ernstes Spiel – Catalogue Raisonné“ auf gedruckte Opulenz. Durch Farben, Sprachen und das Zusammenspiel von Bild und Text wird das vermeintliche Beiwerk dabei zu einem eigenständigen Gesamtkunstwerk.

Academia & Publishing

De Gruyter’s 10th Open Access Book Anniversary: Alexandra Chiriac and Her Winning Title “Performing Modernism”

To mark the 10th anniversary of our first Open Access book publication, we launched a call for book proposals. One of the competition’s 10 winners is art and design historian Alexandra Chiriac. In a short interview, she introduces herself and her monograph.

Science & Technology

Bridging Chemistry with Art – How We Put the “A” in STEM

To celebrate the beauty of a discipline that is usually regarded only with respect to its utility, three Canadian chemists decided to launch a contest of chemistry-inspired art. The various submissions to “ChemiSTEAM” – the photos, drawings, and even tea towels – showed them that in the end it’s all about the stories behind the art.

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