Christine Nippe is a curator, writer and lecturer in Berlin, who holds a transdisciplinary PhD in Art History and Anthropology. She has been a visiting scholar in the Department of Art History and Archaeology at Columbia University. She has curated exhibitions with Vito Acconci, Johanna Billing, Natalie Czech, Song Dong, Dan Graham, Arturo Herrera, Sabine Hornig, Thomas Rentmeister and many others. [July 2014]

The Books of Others: Arturo Herrera’s Berlin Books Project

Arturo Herrera, Books (Set #1 in presentation box) (2012), screenprint and mixed media on paper (books) in linen-covered wooden box, 64.8 x 40.3 x10.2 cm.

In Arturo Herrera’s Berlin studio, a fresh breeze wafts through the rooms; the windows are gleaming and a fresh bouquet of yellow ranunculi sits on the desk. On a large wooden table lies a deep, gray-linen box. The artist lifts the lid to reveal two books, each elegantly housed; below these two lie eight more. Read More