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Mack, Gerhard

Overview
Works: 174 works in 395 publications in 5 languages and 2,720 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Designs and plans  Exhibition catalogs  Catalogs  Interviews 
Roles: Author, Editor, Contributor, Creator, Author of introduction, zxx, Other
Classifications: NA1353.H47, 729
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Gerhard Mack
Art museums into the 21st century by Gerhard Mack( Book )

15 editions published in 1999 in English and German and held by 380 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Item consists mainly of interviews with architects of recent (1990s) museum buildings: Frank O. Gehry (Guggenheim Museum Bilbao), Jacques Herzog (Museum of Modern Art, New York and Tate Gallery of Modern Art), Richard Meier (Getty Center, Los Angeles), Rafael Moneo (Moderna and Arkitektur Museet, Stockholm), Jean Nouvel (Culture and Congress Centre Lucerne), Renzo Piano (Museum for the Fondation Beyeler, Basel) and Peter Zumthor (Kunsthaus Bregenz)
Roman Signer by Gerhard Mack( Book )

11 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 332 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Although Roman Signer identifies himself as a sculptor, he is best known for actions in which simple materials (rockets, balloons, rushing water) react with natural forces to yield surprisingly lyrical results. Part mad scientist, part sorcerer's apprentice, part Buster Keaton, Signer often appears in these actions, sometimes at considerable risk to himself. The real star of his works, however, is time. In works such as Sandbag with Timed Detonator (1988), an auto-destructive device featuring a plastic alarm clock that releases a heavy sandbag hanging above it, two periods of tranquil rest are bridged by an instant of sudden violence. In others the change is more gradual, as in Action with a Fuse (1989), a twenty kilometre, thirty-five day 'time sculpture' in which two hundred lengths of fuse burned a path to Signer's current hometown from the village of his youth" "In the Interview, Paula Van Den Bosch speaks to the artist about the origins of his interest in art and explosives. Gerhard Mack's Survey traces the key themes in a career that spans four decades, from the artist's early experiments with elemental materials to his large-scale explosive actions. In the Focus, Jeremy Millar visits the artist in Switzerland to retrace the path of the epic 1989 Action with a Fuse
Herzog & de Meuron : das Gesamtwerk = the complete works by Gerhard Mack( Book )

in German and English and held by 221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hans Josephsohn by Gerhard Mack( Book )

9 editions published in 2005 in English and German and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hans Josephsohn, geboren 1920 in Königsberg, kam 1938 über Florenz nach Zürich. In über sechs Jahrzehnten hat er ein plastisches Werk geschaffen, das abseits aller Moden steht und trotzdem eine unvergleichliche Sensibilität für seine Zeit besitzt. Die stehenden und liegenden Plastiken, monumentalen Halbfiguren und Reliefs beeindrucken durch ihre Präsenz und Wucht. Hunderte von archaisch geformten, fragilen Gipsfiguren bevölkern sein Atelier, immer wieder arbeitet er an ihnen mit dem Material, mit Raum, Volumen, Licht. Sie sind Form gewordene Chiffren für innere Bilder, für seine Auseinandersetzung mit den Schicksalen und Zufällen der Existenz. Die umfassende Monografie stellt Josephsohns Position vor, macht ihre Genese greifbar, ordnet sie in den weiten Horizont der Kunstentwicklung ein und zeigt die faszinierende Eigenwilligkeit, die spannungsvolle Ruhe und ausbalancierte Sensibilität seines Werks, das wegen seiner unbeirrten Konsequenz zunehmend von jungen Künstlern entdeckt und geschätzt wird
Amerikanische Zeichnungen und Graphik : von Sol LeWitt bis Bruce Nauman : aus den Beständen der Graphischen Sammlung des Kunsthauses Zürich( Book )

9 editions published in 1994 in German and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Herzog & de Meuron : das Gesamtwerk = the complete works by Gerhard Mack( Book )

8 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Herzog & de Meuron : transforming Park Avenue Armory New York( Book )

8 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

How to deal with historic buildings has long been a core issue of the international architectural discourse. Herzog & de Meuron began addressing the potential of existing structures very early on: the maintenance and alteration of buildings are among the key strategies of the architects. For the Park Avenue Armory in New York, Herzog & de Meuron have designed a new model for dealing with monuments.0The historical building was opened in 1881 on the Upper East Side of Manhattan as a meeting place and training ground for the National Guard, and boasts a rich mixture of different styles. Herzog & de Meuron developed a multifaceted strategy for the transformation of the building, now used as a cultural center, that allows for a combination of restoration, transformation, and innovation. From the exposing of historic structures to the addition of new elements, the architecture gained new vibrancy from the considered entanglement of different aspects.0In the current debate, this departure from the practice of historic preservation in the United States is, beyond its value as an actual example, a unique contribution that unfolds in close reference to material. It is exemplary and groundbreaking
Fünf Arbeiten : Beat Consoni by Beat Consoni( Book )

9 editions published in 2003 in English and German and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Herzog & de Meuron : the complete works by Gerhard Mack( Book )

12 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Herzog & de Meuron : an exhibition by Rémy Zaugg( Book )

33 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Tate Modern in London made Herzog & Meuron famous all over the world. The projects and structures they have built since then are distinguished by the sensitive treatment of materials for which the architects are renowned. In addition, these Pritzker Prizeâwinning architects have developed a topographical conception of architecture that not only locates their designs in a larger context but also frequently structures them as landscapes. In order to represent them, the layout of volume 4 of the complete works has been completely redesigned. The publication contains essays by the architects themselves in which they situate their projects. The structures presented include such icons of contemporary architecture as the Prada store in Tokyo Aoyama and the Allianz Arena in Munich, where the opening game of the 2006 Soccer World Cup was played. Pathbreaking museum structures such as the Schaulager near Basel, the Walker Art Center in Minneapolis, and the De Young Museum in San Francisco continue the conversation surrounding what constitutes a truly contemporary presentation of modern art
Colours by Rem Koolhaas( Book )

7 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Quantum field theory : a selection of papers in memorian Kurt Symanzik by Arthur Jaffe( Book )

5 editions published in 1985 in English and Italian and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kurt Symanzik was certainly one of the most outstanding theoretical physicists of our time. For thirty years, until his untimely death in 1983, he helped to shape the present form of quantum field theory and its application to elementary particle physics. In memoriam of Kurt" Symanzik leading scientists present their most recent results, giving, at the same time, an overview of the state of the art. This collection was originally published in Vol. 97, 1/2 (1985) of Communications in Mathematical Physics. They range over various inter related topics of interest to Kurt Symanzik. We hope that making this collection available in an accessible and inexpensive way will benefit the physics community. The Publisher Contents To the Memory of Kurt Symanzik 1 By A. Jaffe, H. Lehmann, and G. Mack Monte Carlo Simulations for Quantum Field Theories Involving Fermions. By M. Karowski, R. Schrader, and H.J. Thun (With 8 Figures) ... ... 5 SU(2) Lattice Gauge Theory: Standard Action Versus Symanzik's Tree-Improved Action. By B. Berg, A. Billoire, S. Meyer, and C. Panagiotakopoulos (With 13 Figures). ... 31 . On-shell Improved Lattice Gauge Theories By M. Luscher and P. Weisz (With 3 Figures) ... 59 On the Modular Structure of Local Algebras of Observables By K. Fredenhagen ... ... 79 ... The Intersection of Brownian Paths as a Case Study of a Renormalization Group Method for Quantum Field Theory By M. Aizenman (With 3 Figures). ... . 91 Intersection Properties of Simple Random Walks: A Renormalization Group Approach. By G. Felder and J. Frohlich. ... 111
Herzog & de Meuron, 1992-1996 : das Gesamtwerk by Gerhard Mack( Book )

11 editions published in 2005 in German and English and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jacques Herzog & Pierre de Meuron (with their partners Harry Gugger and Christine Binswanger) undoubtedly rank amongst the leading architects worldwide. Volume 3 of their Complete Works is now being published in an updated new edition, enlarged by some 40 pages and approximately 80 colour illustrations. At the time of the first edition, a number of the projects were under construction. These have now been completed and are documented with photographs: the Laboratory Building of Hoffmann-La-Roche in Basel, the Project in the City Center "Five Courtyards" in Munich, the St. Jakob Football Stadium in Basel and the residential buildings on the Rue des Suisses in Paris. -- Product Description
Nachhaltig Denken in Architektur und Kunst = Sustainable thinking in architecture and art : Bob Gysin + Partner, BGP by Suisse) Galerie Bob Gysin (Zurich( Book )

5 editions published in 2015 in German and English and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Das Prinzip der Nachhaltigkeit hat sich zu einem Leitbild des 21. Jahrhunderts entwickelt. Für das Architekturbüro Bob Gysin + Partner BGP ist dies nicht nur eine ökologische Prämisse, es ist zugleich Anreiz und Motor ihres architektonischen Schaffens. Seit 40 Jahren setzen sie mit dieser Verbindung Massstäbe und zählen in der europäischen Architekturszene zu den Spitzen- und Vorreitern. Das Buch zeigt ihre Denk- und Arbeitsweise und bietet erstmalig Einblicke in die Planung und Realisierung, der sich die Einzigartigkeit der Projekte verdankt - vom Wasserforschungsinstitut Chriesbach bis zum neuen Hauptsitz von Greenpeace. Und bietet zudem die Gelegenheit, die gleichzeitige Praxis von Architektur und Kunst zu thematisieren und deren Vernetzungen mit der Nachhaltigkeit zu durchleuchten. Dabei gelingt es immer wieder, Grenzen zu überschreiten sowie gesellschaftliches Engagement und kulturelle Relevanz miteinander zu verbinden. (Quelle: Werkbund SWB)
Rectangle and square : Rupf collection 2 by Carola Schneider( Book )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hermann und Margrit Rupf trugen eine der bedeutendsten europäischen Sammlungen zur Klassischen Moderne zusammen. Das Besondere sind u. a. die vielen exquisiten Werke, die bereits im Jahr ihrer Entstehung erworben wurden. Seit den 1950er Jahren ist die Sammlung durch eine Stiftung am Kunstmuseum Bern öffentlich zugänglich und wird bis heute erweitert - wie zuvor durch das Sammlerpaar vor allem durch Ankäufe zeitgenössischer Kunst. 'Rectangle and Square' erlaubt nun erstmals umfassenden Einblick in die Sammlung Rupf, offenbart Vorlieben des privaten Sammlers, dokumentiert die Tätigkeit der Stiftung und gibt zugleich einen wunderbaren Überlick über die letzten einhundert Jahre Kunstgeschichte
Marcel Meili, Markus Peter Architects, Zurich : the house of stone by Marcel Meili( Book )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Das Gesamtwerk by Herzog & de Meuron( Book )

2 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in German and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Das Gesamtwerk by Herzog & de Meuron( Book )

3 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in German and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Marcel Ferrier by Marcel Ferrier( Book )

2 editions published in 2008 in German and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 2005, Marcel Ferrier's bold single family home in St. Gallen made an architectural statement that has evolved in the many significant buildings and projects he has worked on during a career spanning more than 25 years in several different places. Marcel Ferrier also constantly works on urban planning projects, including recent residential construction tasks
Rémy Zaugg : a monograph by Gerhard Mack( Book )

5 editions published in 2006 in English and French and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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