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Dibbets, Jan 1941-

Works: 308 works in 514 publications in 5 languages and 3,086 library holdings
Genres: Exhibition catalogs  Catalogues raisonnés  Interviews  History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Catalogs 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Curator, Photographer, Contributor, Artist, Other, Compiler, Honoree, Organizer of meeting, Interviewee, Collector, Author of afterword, colophon, etc., Creator, wst
Classifications: TR647, 779.0924
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Jan Dibbets--interior light : works on architecture, 1969-1990 by Jan Dibbets( Book )

10 editions published in 1991 in English and German and held by 290 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pandora's box : Jan Dibbets on another photography by Jan Dibbets( Book )

5 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Musée d'Art Moderne has called on Jan Dibbets whose own contribution to Conceptual art was decisive for a reinterpretation of the history of photography from its invention up to the present day. Rejecting a conventional approach in what is his first venture into curating, Dibbets sets out to pursue the line he has been following since the 1960s ... Jan Dibbets has addressed this project radically. For him the power of the photographic medium lies in its specific characteristics and technical possibilities, rather than in its content and subject matter. At odds with the ongoing institutionalisation of the documentary image, he quotes Duchamp's reply to a question from Stieglitz in 1922: 'You know exactly what I think about photography. I would like to see it make people despise painting until something else will make photography unbearable'. ('Can a Photograph Have the Significance of Art', MSS, no. 4, December 1922, New York). Breaking with the standard museum codes while adhering to a more or less chronological framework, the exhibition investigates the nature of the photograph in the digital age and photography's relationships with the visual arts. Although the discipline quickly became a competitor for painterly realism think Ingres it is the scientifically oriented photographers of the 19th century who emerge here as the true visionaries, paving the way for entire output of the 20th century. Nicéphore Niépce, Gustave Le Gray, Etienne-Jules Marey and Eadweard Muybridge are on show here, alongside other photographers less well known but for Dibbets just as crucial including Wilson A. Bentley and Etienne Léopold Trouvelot. Their direct successors are Karl Blossfeldt, Man Ray, Alexander Rodchenko, Paul Strand and Berenice Abbot in a line that continues on to Bruce Nauman. As an apologia for photography's reproducibility, the 'Pandora's Box' the discipline represents for Dibbets is a recipe for total freedom: side by side he shows two similar images, or a positive and its negative, or a copy of a famous work made by a later photographer. The high point of the exhibition is a selection of photographs by contemporary artists among them Thomas Ruff, James Welling, Wade Guyton, Seth Price whose recourse to digital technology compels an extension of the concept of what Markus Kramer calls the "photographic object"--[]
Carl Andre, Robert Barry, Daniel Buren, Jan Dibbets, Douglas Huebler, Joseph Kosuth, Sol Lewitt, Richard Long, N.E. Thing Co. Ltd., Robert Smithson, Lawrence Weiner by Seth Siegelaub( Book )

4 editions published in 1969 in English and Undetermined and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thomas Houseago : almost human by Thomas Houseago( Book )

2 editions published in 2019 in French and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Published for his 2019 show at the Musee d'Art moderne de la Ville de Paris, this book includes an interview between Houseago and Paul McCarthy; a section of plates plus a focus on the two pieces produced for the exhibition in Paris; and texts by David Hockney (on the Leeds-to-Los Angeles trajectory, with which Hockney is himself familiar), Rudi Fuchs (on one artwork), Lorna Simpson and Jan Dibbets"--Booktopia website
Roodborst territorium, sculptuur 1969 : april-juni = Robin Redbreast's territory, sculpture 1969 : April-June = Domaine d'un rouge-gorge, sculpture 1969 : avril-juin = Rotkehlchenterritorium, Skulptur 1969 : April-Juni by Jan Dibbets( Book )

12 editions published in 1970 in 3 languages and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Robin Redbreast's Territory is a book documenting a 1969 installation in an Amsterdam park by Jan Dibbets, who observed and highlighted the movements of a robin through a series of photographs. The book, published in 1970, is Dibbets' only Artist's book. After learning about the habits of robins, Jan Dibbets decided to extend the territory of one robin, setting new boundaries with poles that the bird would perch on; in this way, the robin participated in the artist's 'Drawing in Space'. The book's left-hand pages feature photographs and topographical surveys, alongside handwritten notes by the artist, which are rendered in three other languages (English, French and German) on the right-hand pages. After giving up painting in 1967, Jan Dibbets began creating ephemeral installations in nature and taking photographs of them. The act is not an end in itself for the artist: his preoccupation is with preserving the meaning of the work, because ultimately what is important is not the reality of the installation but the idea that inspired it. Early in his development Jan Dibbets used the camera to provide a different, specifically monocular, perspective on the world, literally through his 'perspective corrections', but also by other means such as the series of photographic panoramas that led to the Dutch Mountains works. At the same time he was developing the concept of Robin Redbreast's Territory / Sculpture which 'was part of a number of ideas which involved our eco-system, a word which hardly existed at that time'. The book's text describes how Dibbets obtained an insight into the habits of the common European robin through his reading of a book on the subject, even though he was 'not interested in biological facts, ' but rather 'with the frontiers of the visual arts.' Dibbets's idea was to harness his new understanding of the habits of the robin to his notion of drawing in space and his desire to visualise ecological systems. However, he 'realised that there was no way to share it with others' until 'the idea of the book came along' thereby establishing an appropriate means. He had been working with the gallerist and publisher Seth Siegelaub in 1969: 'I told Seth about it. He immediately was very enthusiastic and after I delivered him all the material, he took care of everything. I only worked with Seth.' So it was that this example of the book as artwork came about, whereby understanding of the entirety of the work is only possible by means of the artist's book."--Zédélé Editions"--Printed Matter website
Jean Brusselmans, 1884-1953 by Jean Brusselmans( Book )

3 editions published in 2018 in Dutch and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Flemish painter Jean Brusselmans (1884-1953) was a contemporary of artists such as Constant Permeke and Gustave De Smet. He began his artistic career at the height of Flemish Expressionism, but he was far more than a pure Expressionist. His ultimate goal was to reveal the harmonic order of things in his paintings. Brusselmans's oeuvre cannot easily be pigeonholed into one category or another. He was always searching for a refined, authentic art, for the correct proportions and for the perfect balance between figuration and abstraction. This catalogue is published to coincide with a major exhibition by Jean Brusselmans. The exhibition focuses on the period 1931-1949, in which Brusselmans developed a highly personal style and idiom. Exhibition: Gemeentemuseum Den Haag, The Netherlands (17.02.-10.06.2018)
Jan Dibbets by Jan Dibbets( Book )

6 editions published in 1976 in English and Undetermined and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jan Dibbets by Jan Dibbets( Book )

5 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Overzicht van het werk van de Nederlandse beeldend kunstenaar (1941) vanaf het midden van de jaren zestig tot heden
La boîte de Pandore : une autre photographie par Jan Dibbets : [exposition, Paris, Musée d'art moderne de la Ville de Paris, 25 mars-17 juillet 2016] by Jan Dibbets( Book )

5 editions published in 2016 in French and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Jan Dibbets, artiste dont la contribution à l'art conceptuel est décisive, se livre dans cet ouvrage à une relecture de l'histoire de la photographie. En parcourant à sa manière ce qu'il appelle "une autre photographie", il entend transmettre sa passion d'un médium qui fut une technique avant d'être un art. De Le Gray à Muybridge, tous les grands inventeurs sont convoqués, escortés de savants plus obscurs qui pratiquaient la photographie pour traquer les phénomènes de la nature ... Voyant en ceux qui furent les premiers à "ouvrir la boîte de Pandore" les véritables précurseurs de la photographie contemporaine, Jan Dibbets les place sur le même plan que les artistes modernes, de Man Ray à Rodtchenko. Sont également cités des photographes contemporains Liz Deschenes, Wade Guyton, Seth Price, Thomas Ruff, James Welling ..., qui ne craignent pas d'utiliser toutes les techniques disponibles, explorant ce médium qui ne cesse de se réinventer."--Page 4 of cover
Jan Dibbets by Jan Dibbets( Book )

10 editions published in 1980 in 5 languages and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Make it new : conversations avec l'art médiéval : carte blanche à Jan Dibbets by Charlotte Denoël( Book )

4 editions published in 2018 in French and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Medieval art is one of Jan Dibbets' sources of inspiration. A major figure of the artistic contemporary scene, Jan Dibbets put a lot into this exhibition, both as an organizer and an artist. Here, he places side by side a selection of illuminated manuscripts of the Praise of the Holy Cross, an extraordinary book by Raban Maur dating back to the 9th century - famous for his figurative poems - and some thirty works representative of minimalist, conceptual and land art. The exhibition invites to take a new look at medieval art. It shows how its formal and aesthetic qualities can be reactualized today through issues connected to the perception of space or to interactions between written words and images. It highlights the artistic approach of Dibbets but also of other contemporary artists of his generation such as Carl Andre, François Morellet, Sol LeWitt, Niele Toroni and many others. This exhibition creates a dialogue between works of art with a gap of 1000 years between them and invites to contemplate them"--Publisher's website
Jan Dibbets : l'oeuvre photographique, 1967-2007 by Erik Verhagen( Book )

5 editions published in 2007 in French and English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jan Dibbets by Jan Dibbets( Book )

7 editions published in 1972 in Dutch and English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lichtbeelden : Glas in lood van Jan Dibbets in de Nieuwe Bavo, Haarlem by Antoon Erftemeijer( Book )

1 edition published in 2016 in Dutch and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dibbets? ramen voor de Sint Bavo zijn helder en transparant van opzet, aan de minimalistische kant. Hij beeldt de symbolen voor de vier evangelisten uit, gevat in een drieluik waarin hij speelt met motieven van sterren en bladeren.?De motieven zijn allemaal net anders; er moet iets te zien zijn.? Tegenover het?Hebreeuwse? raam plaatste hij een begrip uit het Nieuwe Testament: Maranatha, onze Heer zal komen.?Mooie, geheimzinnige teksten.? In andere ramen zijn kruizen verwerkt, byzantijnse, orthodoxe en Latijnse. Ter inspiratie dienden handschriften van Rhabanus Maurus, een vroeg-middeleeuwse wetenschapper die figuurdichten maakte met een haast raadselachtige abstractie
Cathédrale de Blois, vitraux de Jan Dibbets by Rudi Fuchs( Book )

1 edition published in 2000 in French and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jan Dibbets : Perspective Korrekturen = perspective corrections( Book )

1 edition published in 1997 in German and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jan Dibbets : [exposition], 16 avril-1 juin 1980, ARC, Musée d'art moderne de la ville de Paris by Jan Dibbets( Book )

2 editions published in 1980 in French and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Autumn melody = Herbstmelodie : Katalog der Ausstellung im Kunstmuseum Luzern vom 28. September bis 9 November 1975-- by Jan Dibbets( Book )

5 editions published in 1975 in German and Undetermined and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Earth art : Jan Dibbetts ... et al.] : Andrew Dickson White Museum of Art, Cornell University, February 11-March 16, 1969( Book )

1 edition published in 1969 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Pandora's box : Jan Dibbets on another photography
Thomas Houseago : almost humanJean Brusselmans, 1884-1953Jan Dibbets : horizonsJan Dibbets : un'altra fotografia : another photographyJan Dibbets : roodborst territorium/sculptuur 1969 = robin redbreast's territory/sculpture 1969 = domaine d'un rouge-gorge/sculpture 1969 = rotkehlchenterritorium/skulpture 1969
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Dibbets, G.J.M., 1941-

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English (83)

French (28)

Dutch (21)

German (16)

Italian (6)