Cloth $110.00 ISBN: 9783858813244 Published September 2011 Not for sale in the United Kingdom or Europe

Credit Suisse Collection

Art in a Business Context

Edited by André Rogger and Barbara Hatebur

Edited by André Rogger and Barbara Hatebur

Distributed for Scheidegger and Spiess

With Essays by Maria Becker, Barbara Hatebur, Giulia Passalacqua, Magdalena Plüss, and André Rogger, and a Preface by Hans-Ulrich Doerig
464 pages | 313 color plates, 256 halftones | 8 x 10 1/2 | © 2011
Cloth $110.00 ISBN: 9783858813244 Published September 2011 Not for sale in the United Kingdom or Europe

Credit Suisse, a major international bank, has been amassing a corporate collection of Swiss contemporary art since 1975. The collection currently comprises around five thousand items, including works by such internationally recognized artists as John Armleder, Monica Studer and Christoph van den Berg, Balthasar Burkhard, and Yves Netzhammer.

Credit Suisse Collection documents this unique collection for the first time, featuring groups of works by thirty individual artists, along with twenty art-in-architecture objects that were commissioned for specific locations and buildings. This complete, illustrated catalog is rounded out by an essay on specific aspects of the collection and brief monographic texts on all featured artists. The artworks are presented in place in the bank’s offices in order to highlight the relationship between architecture and art and to expose unique visual contrasts.
Contents
Combined German/English Edition

Preface
      Dr. Hans-Ulrich Doerig
Introduction
      Dr. Andr é Rogger

Sites
    Works and Spaces
    On-Site Projects
    Giving Artists a Stage
Collecting
    30 Work Groups
    A-Z List of Works

About the Authors
About the Photographers
Photo Credits
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