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"This years’ curators, Elisabeth Sussman and Jay Sanders, did something radical: they abolished the standard format—one dreary pedagogic entry per artist, accompanied by one reproduction—and gave each of the participants free reign for six pages. The result is an omnibus of livres d’artistes that, like the biennial proper, rewards repeated immersion."—Andrea K. Scott, The New Yorker, Book Bench blog
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“The catalogue, typically a by-the-book affair (no pun intended), has matched the show’s experiential adventure, allotting each of the roughly fifty artists six pages for original contributions that extend, rather than merely reflect, the work in the museum..”—Nicole Rudick, Paris Review Daily
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“There's a strong literary proclivity, especially in the catalogue, which includes some extraordinary writing by and about the artists."—Peter Schjeldahl, The New Yorker
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“[Her catalog essay] is in fact [Andrea] Fraser’s contribution to the Biennial. And she uses the opportunity to articulate some of the more insidious forms of political hypocrisy and economic complicity that lie hidden in plain view throughout the art world. . .Fraser’s artwork registers as operative rather than moralizing. It’s a cornerstone of the exhibition in so far as it activates the latent political substance of much of the work in the show.” —T Magazine
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About the Author

Elisabeth Sussman is curator and Sondra Gilman Curator of Photography at the Whitney Museum of American Art. Jay Sanders is an independent curator and critic.
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  • Series: Biennial Exhibition / Whitney Museum of American Art
  • Paperback: 320 pages
  • Publisher: The Whitney Museum of American Art (March 27, 2012)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0300180365
  • ISBN-13: 978-0300180367
  • Product Dimensions: 9.8 x 1 x 12.6 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 3.6 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
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I purchased this catalog after seeing the Biennial & regretting not having purchased the catalog at the museum. A good reference tool for documenting the work exhibited during the 2012 Whitney Biennial.
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