Monography available again:
PETER BAREN. Blind Dates With The History Of Mankind.
Book launch and performance: Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam, May 18 2014. Read more at: PETER BAREN. Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam – BOOKLAUNCH
This monography has been made possible with the generous support of Mondriaan Fund, Prince Bernhard Culturefund, VSBfonds, Harten Fonds.
Below: Alex de Vries in conversation with Peter Baren. Stedelijk Museum [Teijin Auditorium] –Dutch spoken. Interview duration: 22.48 mins. Including the screening of the video ARK [UNKNOWN PLEASURES] 2007, compiled from the Tel Aviv performances in 2005 and presentation of the first copy.
An overview of more than thirty years of performances by Dutch artist Peter Baren.
With many images, studies, scores. This first monography contains insightful essays by Marga van Mechelen (lecturer history of art University of Amsterdam), Alex de Vries (essayist and publisher of the monography) and an interview with the artist by Bart Rutten (current director Centraal Museum Utrecht / former Head of Collections, Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam). Design: Jan Willem den Hartog [chapeau!] The edition is in English, 170 × 240 mm, 224 pages, softcover. Price € 24,95/$ 29,95 excluded package. Publishing house: De Zwaluw, The Hague, The Netherlands.
For more information or to purchase a copy of the book, please send an email to: firstname.lastname@example.org / or contact Publishing house De Zwaluw, The Hague or your local bookshop
Book preview: a selection of pages 1980-2013