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Sophie Taeuber-Arp: Living Abstraction
Exhibition Catalogue Award 2022
- Edited by Anne Umland and Walburga Krupp with Charlotte Healy
Sophie Taeuber-Arp: Living Abstraction (The Museum of Modrn Art, NY) published for the exhibition was shown at the Kunstmuseum Basel, Tate Modern in London, and the Museum of Modern Art, New York has been awarded the 2022 Dedalus Foundation Exhibition Catalogue Award, which recognizes an outstanding exhibition catalogue that makes a significant contribution to the scholarship of modern art or modernism.
This richly illustrated catalog features 15 essays that examine Taeuber-Arp’s career. Arranged into six chapters that follow the exhibition’s sections, these essays trace the progression of Taeuber-Arp’s creative production both chronologically and thematically. A comprehensive illustrated chronology, the first essay on Taeuber-Arp’s materials and techniques, and an exhibition checklist based on new research and analysis, detail the expansive nature of Taeuber-Arp’s production.
The catalogue illuminates Taeuber-Arp’s life and multifaceted oeuvre in new ways, providing great insight and bringing to light a rich artistic legacy that in the past was often obscured or neglected. Sophie Taeuber-Arp: Living Abstraction will undoubtedly stand as an important document and will long be referred to and cherished by scholars, art lovers and artists alike.