Artist's Books / Special Editions





Almond, Darren: All Things Pass

Almond, Darren: Terminus

Almond, Darren / Blechen, Carl: Landscapes

Andreani, Giulia

Arnolds, Thomas

Bonnet, Louise

Brown, Glenn

Brown, Glenn: And Thus We Existed

Brown, Glenn: Dessins

Brown, Glenn: The Real Thing

Butzer, André

Butzer, André: Exhibitions Galerie Max Hetzler 2003–2022

Chinese Painting from No Name to Abstraction: Collection Ralf Laier

Choi, Cody: Mr. Hard Mix Master. Noblesse Hybridige

Demester, Jérémy: Fire Walk With Me

Dienst, Rolf-Gunter: Frühe Bilder und Gouachen

Dupuy-Spencer, Celeste: Fire But the Clouds Never Hung So Low Before

Ecker, Bogomir: You’re Never Alone

Elrod, Jeff

Elrod, Jeff: ESP

Fischer, Urs

Förg, Günther

Förg, Günther: Forty Drawings 1993

Förg, Günther: Works from the Friedrichs Collection

Galerie Max Hetzler: Remember Everything

Galerie Max Hetzler: 1994–2003

Gréaud, Loris: Ladi Rogeurs  Sir Loudrage  Glorius Read

Hains, Raymond

Hains, Raymond: Venice

Hatoum, Mona (Kunstmuseum
St. Gallen)

Eric Hattan Works. Werke Œuvres 1979–2015

Hattan, Eric: Niemand ist mehr da

Herrera, Arturo: Series

Herrera, Arturo: Boy and Dwarf

Hilliard, John: Accident and Design

Holyhead, Robert

Horn, Rebecca / Hayden Chisholm: Music for Rebecca Horn's installations

Horn, Rebecca: 10 Werke / 20 Postkarten – 10 Works / 20 Postcards

Kahrs, Johannes: Down ’n out

Koons, Jeff

Kowski, Uwe: Paintings and Watercolors

La mia ceramica

Larner, Liz

Li Nu: Peace Piece

Mahn, Inge


Mikhailov, Boris: Temptation of Life

Mosebach, Martin / Rebecca Horn: Das Lamm (The Lamb)

Neto, Ernesto: From Sebastian to Olivia

Niemann, Christoph

Oehlen, Albert: Luckenwalde

Oehlen, Albert: Mirror Paintings

Oehlen, Albert: Spiegelbilder. Mirror Paintings 1982–1990

Oehlen, Albert: Interieurs

Oehlen, Albert: unverständliche braune Bilder

Oehlen, Pendleton, Pope.L, Sillman

Oehlen, Albert | Schnabel, Julian

Phillips, Richard: Early Works on Paper

Prince, Richard: Super Group

Reyle, Anselm: After Forever

Riley, Bridget

Riley, Bridget: Paintings and Related Works 1983–2010

Riley, Bridget: The Stripe Paintings

Riley, Bridget: Measure for Measure. New Disc Paintings

Riley, Bridget: Paintings 1984–2020

Roth, Dieter & Iannone, Dorothy

Sammlung im Wandel: Die Sammlung Rudolf und Ute Scharpff

True Stories: A Show Related to an Era – The Eighties

Tunga: Laminated Souls

Tursic, Ida & Mille, Wilfried

de Waal, Edmund: Irrkunst

Wang, Jiajia: Elegant, Circular, Timeless

Warren, Rebecca

Wool, Christopher: Westtexaspsychosculpture

Wool, Christopher: Road

Wool, Christopher: Yard

Wool, Christopher: Swamp

Wool, Christopher: Bad Rabbit

Zhang Wei (2017)

Zhang Wei (2019)

Zhang Wei / Wang Luyan: A Conversation with Jia Wei


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Sammlung im Wandel: Die Sammlung Rudolf und Ute Scharpff
Essay Stephan Berg, texts Michael Bracewell, Lutz Eitel, Ulrike Groos, Hans Dieter Huber, Peter Pakesch


30 x 28 cm

152 pages

108 color and 10 b/w illustrations


40.00 Euro


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The current Scharpff Collection comprises works that date from 1958 to 2013: from Piero Manzoni, central figure of a European neo-avant-garde aiming to expand the framework of painting, to André Butzer, a painter of the new millennium finding his artistic measure between science fiction expressionism and post-minimal abstraction. Between the two lies the essence of an intense fifty years in the life of two collectors, and their active engagement with the perceptual challenges posed by contemporary visual thinkers.

Rudolf and Ute Scharpff began collecting art at the beginning of the 1960s. Their main interests always were contemporary: first the Nouveaux Réalistes, then in the 1980s recent German painting and American art especially from the New York scene, and finally the exploration of artistic positions in today’s open field of possibilities. Since many works from the collection have meanwhile found permanent homes in museums, the current collection portrayed in this book is both an expression of the collectors’ recent passions and a survey of artistic positions that have remained relevant over the last five decades.

Chronologically arranged, the artworks present an excerpt of contemporary art history through the mirror of the collection. Its focus today is on painting, and the essay by Stephan Berg connects core artists such as Albert Oehlen, Christopher Wool, Neo Rauch, and André Butzer, who are all represented with distinct works from several phases, back to the inspiration of Philip Guston, himself a late entry to the collection. Accompanying the numerous illustrations are analytical texts as well as artist quotes and critical reflections, which make both the artists’ individual development and the changing face of the Scharpff Collection as a whole come alive to the reader.