On occasion of many exhibitions which Guy Schraenen curated in his Galerie Kontakt, in his Archive Space and for numerous international institutions, catalogues were produced, all edited and designed by Guy Schraenen. They include essays by him on the particular subjects and types of artists' publications as well as on the socio-political, economical and cultural context. For orders of still available catalogues: go to contact or order. Some information can be found in this catalogue.
15 CARTES POSTALES DE…
Catalogue in form of a wallet containing a text by Guy Schraenen and 15 postcards, especially created for this edition, by artists who worked with the publishing house Guy Schraenen éditeur. (Engl./Dutch/Franç.) Antwerp: Guy Schraenen éditeur, 1974. 14,7 x 10,5 cm, 15 postcards and a foldout.
OMTRENT 15 POSTKAARTEN
Programme of the launch event of "15 cartes postales" with films and performances by Eduard Bal, Lourdes Castro, Henri Chopin, Degottex, Bernard Heidsieck and Francoise Janicot. Antwerp: International Cultural Centre (ICC), 1974, 33 x 23,5 cm, 8 pages.
TEXT – SOUND – IMAGE. SMALL PRESS FESTIVAL
Catalogue of the first exhibition organized by the A.S.P.C. Introduction by Guy Schraenen, statements by several small press publishers, a.o. Henri Chopin, Paul de Vree, Richard Kostelanetz, Ulises Carrión. Antwerp: A.S.P.C., 1976. 20 x 10,5 cm, 500 copies.
SMALL PRESS FESTIVAL. PROGRAMME
Program of the films and performance event, released as object book: the so called marginal program is literally pressed in between the official, controlled big press, represented by newspaper pages. Antwerp: A.S.P.C., 1976. 10,5 x 14 cm, 50 copies.
EDITIONS & COMMUNICATIONS MARGINALES D’AMERIQUE LATINE
Illustrated catalogue on occasion of the exhibition on Latin American artists' publications. Le Havre: Maison de la Culture, 1977. 15 x 21 cm.
STAMPS IN PRAXIS
Illustrated catalogue on occasion of the exhibition on original stamps collected on correspondence, documents and in publications. Including 4 original works. Antwerp: A.S.P.C. Archive Space, 1977. 15,5 x 21,5 cm.
MAIL (ART) STAMPS & TREATED STAMPS
Illustrated catalogue on occasion of the exhibition on artists' stamps. Brussels: A.S.P.C., Musée de la Poste, 1982. 15,5 x 21,5 cm.
GELUITSPOEZIE & TAALWERKEN
VAN HAUSMANN TOT ANDERSON
Catalogue on occasion of an exhibition and a series of lectures on sound poetry, visual poetry and concrete poetry. Antwerp:Studio for Elektronische Muziek (S.E.M.), 1985. 15 x 21 cm, 11 pages.
POOLSE AVANT GARDE
Catalogue in a newspaper format.
Antwerp: Cultureel Centrum Berchem, 1985. 43,0 x 30,5 cm, 8 pages.
OTHER SOUNDS FROM BELGIUM
Illustrated catalogue documenting the work of more than 30 composers of contemporary music and experimental sound. Realized on the occasion of the Summer Festival for Music and Theatre in Amsterdam. Amsterdam: Time Based Arts, 1985. 21,0 x 29,5 cm.
REGISTERED IN POLAND
Illustrated catalogue with a text by Guy Schraenen on occasion of an exhibition on artists' publications of the Polish avant-garde. Appolohuis Eindhoven, 1986. 21 x 29,5 cm.
Online access: Registered in Poland
REGISTERED IN POLAND. PROGRAMME
Booklet on occasion of the festival with films, music, video and an exhibition and talks in the frame of Art Now in Poland and the 16th Internationaal Film Festival Antwerpen, organized by Radio Centraal & Guy Schraenen A.S.P.C., 1986, 21 x 29,5 cm.
JE EST UN AUTRE
lllustrated catalogue on occasion of a touring exhibition obliterated self portraits. Waasmunster: Galerij Van de Akademie (GA), 1986. 21 x 21 cm, 18 pages.
LES PEUPLIERS. MAISON/ HUIS GUIETTE, LE CORBUSIER. 1926
lllustrated catalogue on occasion of an exhibition on René Guiette's private house and studio in Antwerp, called "Les Peupliers"/"Maison Guiette" which was designed by Le Corbusier in 1926. Brussels: Sint-Lukasgalerij, 1986. 21 x 20,5 cm.
RENÉ GUIETTE. ŒUVRE PHOTOGRAPHIQUE
lllustrated catalogue on occasion of an exhibition of the photographic œuvre by René Guiette. Antwerp: Museum voor Fotografie, 1987. 21 x 29,7 cm, 64 pages.
KOPIE ALS ORIGINEEL
Illustrated catalogue on occasion of an exhibition on copy art. Antwerpen: Museum voor Fotografie, 1988. 21 x 29,7 cm, 40 pages.
KUNST-ENAARS-PUBLIKATIES UIT DE VERZAMELING ARCHIVE FOR SMALL PRESS & COMMUNICATION
Illustrated object catalogue on occasion of an exhibition of artists' books, organized by the A.S.P.C. for the University of Ghent, Ghent: University library, 1988. 19 x 27 cm, 183 pages.
AMARANT # 42 - KUNSTENAARSBOEKEN
Special issue of the magazine Amarant on artists' books on occasion of the exhibition "Kunst-enaars-publikaties", organized by the A.S.P.C. at the University of Ghent. Ghent: Amarant, 1988. 21 x 29,7 cm.
KUNSTENAARSBOEKEN UIT HET A.S.P.C.
Illustrated catalogue on occasion of an exhibition on artists' books, organized by the A.S.P.C.
for the Provinciaal Museum Hasselt. Hasselt: Provinciaal Museum, A.S.P.C., 1990. 14 x 42 cm, 40 pages.
TUSSEN KLANK EN BEELD
Illustrated catalogue on occasion of an exhibition on visual art and sound works of the A.S.P.C. Texts in Dutch, French. Hasselt: Provinciaal Museum, 1990. 30 x 30 cm, 24 pages.
FÜR DIE STIMME
Illustrated catalogue with an introduction by Guy Schraenen (German/French) on occasion of an exhibition on the exploration of the voice, reaching from the Russian sound poets and Dada to sound poetry and conceptual art, until the most recent experiments. Berlin: Wiens Laden & Verlag, 1991. 14,8 x 21 cm, 18 pages.
MULTIPLES EN ANDERE MULTIPLES
Illustrated catalogues in the shape of a photo box map on the occasion of an exhibition devoted to multiples. Turnhout: De Warande, 1991
ULISES CARRION. "WE HAVE WON! HAVEN'T WE?"
Illustrated catalogue devoted to Ulises Carrión and 'Other Books and So'. Texts (Dutsch/Engl.) by Ulises Carrión, Rob Perrée, Harry Ruhé, Anni Wright and Guy Schraenen. Amsterdam: Stedelijk Museum-Museum Fodor, 1992. 21 x 29,7 cm, 127 pages.
ERRATUM MUSICAL. ENTRE SON ET IMAGES
Illustrated catalogue on occasion of the traveling exhibition on visual art and sound works by French artists. Bremen: Institut Français, 1994. 21 x 26 cm, 24 pages.
Illustrated catalogue on occasion of an exhibition on multiples of the A.S.P.C. Leuvern: Centrale Bibliotheek KU, 1994. 21 x 15 cm, 40 pages.
GUY SCHRAENEN COLLECTIONNEURS (FRAGMENT)
Illustrated book, containing a long interview by Hubert Besacier with Guy Schraenen, edited on occasion of the exhibition "Collections de Collectionneurs", organized in the frame of the 4th Biennale of artists' books in Limousin. Saint-Yrieix-la-Perche: Pays-Paysage, 1995. 17,5 x 13 cm.
TWO HOUSES. LE CORBUSIER - MELNIKOV
Illustrated catalogue on occasion of an exhibition on the Villa Guiette in Antwerp and the Dom Melnikow in Moscow. Moscow: State Architectural Museum, 1995. 21 x 29 cm, 56 pages.
Illustrated catalogue in a road map format for an exhibition on German artists with a strong connection to France. Guy Schraenen curated it for the 40-year-anniversary of the Institut Français de Brême. Bremen: Institut Français, 1995. 11 x 21 cm.
D’UNE ŒUVRE L’AUTRE. LE LIVRE D'ARTISTE DANS L'ART CONTEMPORAIN
Illustrated catalogue on occasion of an exhibition on artists' books and juxtaposed visual works by ten artists. Original inserts by Daniel Buren, Peter Downsbrough, Bernard Villers. With blue banderole. Mariemont: Musée royal de Mariemont, 1996. 19,0 x 25,0 cm, 199 pages.
MAIL ART. EASTERN EUROPE IN INTERNATIONAL NETWORK
Illustrated catalogue on occasion of the exhibition on Eastern European mail art scene within the international mail art network. Schwerin: Staatliches Museum, 1996. 21 x 28 cm, 318 pages.
MAIL ART. EASTERN EUROPE IN INTERNATIONAL NETWORK.
Congress documentation on occasion of the exhibition on Eastern European mail art scene within the international mail art network. Schwerin: Staatliches Museum, 1996. 21 x 28 cm.
OUT OF PRINT. AN ARCHIVE AS ARTISTIC CONCEPT
Illustrated catalogue on occasion of the traveling exhibition on a representative cross-section from the "Archive for Small Press and Communication (ASPC). Bremen: Museum Weserburg, 2001. 19 x 27 cm, 254 pages.
Illustrated catalogue in form of a container including a leaflet and plates by each artist on occasion of an exhibition taking place in Bremen and Paris. Participating artists: Charles Dreyfus, Claude Rutault, Anne Deguelle, Jean Claude Lefevre, Edmund Kuppel, Esther Ferrer, Cristophe Cuzin. Bremen; Paris: Institut Français; Musée Zadkine, 2001. 15 x 22 x 2,2 cm.
ERNST CARAMELLE. ALL THE PRINTED MATTER. 1974-2004
Illustrated catalogue on occasion of the traveling exhibition on all the printed matter produced by Ernst Caramelle: books, postcards, posters and limited editions. Texts in Portuguese, French, German and English. Book jacket is a foldable graphic print by the artist in poster format of 88 x 62,5 cm. Porto: Museu Serralves, 2005. 25 x 33 cm, 200 pages.
VINYL. RECORDS AND COVERS BY ARTISTS
Illustrated catalogue on occasion of the traveling exhibition on records and other published material which reflect the variety of music, sound and language experiments by visual artists, beginning with 1920s avant-garde until recent experiments. Based on the Sound Collection Guy Schraenen which was part of his Archive for Small Press & Communication. Reference book for records and covers by visual artists. Bremen; Barcelona: Museum Weserburg; MACBA, 2005. 19 x 28 cm, 268 pages.
FRANCOIS DUFRENE. AFFICHISTE, SOUND POET
Illustrated catalogue with a CD on occasion of the retrospective on François Dufrêne, one of the leading artists in the post-war French art scene. Porto: Museu Serralves, 2007. 19 x 27 cm, 250 pages.
UN COUP DE LIVRES
Illustrated catalogue on occasion of the traveling exhibition on artists' publications of the A.S.P.C. With red wrapper. Madrid: Museu Fundación Juan March, 2010. 19 x 25 cm, 133 pages.
A MUSEUM WITHIN A MUSEUM
Slipcase containing 24 illustrated catalogues (1992-2000) + Vol. 1 (illustrated text about the artists’ books collection of the Museum Weserburg Bremen and an overview of Guy Schraenen’s activities in Bremen). Bremen: Centre for Artists' Publications Weserburg, 2011. 22 x 22 x 13,5 cm.
All catalogues of the exhibition series "A Museum within a Museum" curated by Guy Schraenen (1992 - 2000). Click on the images for enlargement.
FROM PAGE TO SPACE
Illustrated catalogue on occasion of the traveling exhibition on three dimensional artists' publications. Bremen; Porto: Museum Weserburg; Museu Serralves, 2011. 15 x 15 cm, 239 pages.
DO RATO MICKEY A ANDY WARHOL/FROM MICKEY MOUSE TO ANDY WARHOL
Illustrated catalogue on occasion of the traveling exhibition on various forms of artists' publications for which images, designs and shapes of children’s books and cartoon books are sources of inspiration. Porto: Museu Serralves, 2012. 19 x 25 cm.
Illustrated catalogue on occasion of the exhibition on a selection of records and other published material which reflect the variety of music, sound and language experiments by visual artists, beginning with 1920s avant-garde until recent experiments. Based on the Sound Collection Guy Schraenen. Sablé-Sur-Sarthe: L'Entracte, 2013. 19 x 25 cm.
NEMO PROPHETA IN PATRIA.
GUGLIELMO ACHILLE CAVELLINI. GAC CENTENNIAL AND OTHER PROJECTS
Illustrated catalogue on occasion of the exhibition on a choice of Guglielmo Achille Cavellini's works, his centennial project and further projects based on international artistic communication via mail. Bremen: Museum Weserburg, 2014. 14,8 x 21 cm, 16 pages.
ULISES CARRIÓN. DEAR READER. DON'T READ.
ULISES CARRIÓN. QUERIDO LECTOR. NO LEA.
Illustrated catalogue on occasion of the traveling retrospective on the artistic and intellectual work by Ulises Carrión, containing photographic and archive images and a CD with sound works by the artist. Texts by Guy Schraenen, Felipe Ehrenberg, Jan Voss, João Fernandes, Heriberto Yépez, Javier Maderuelo, Maike Aden. Volumes in English and Spanish. Madrid: Museo Reina Sofia, 2016 . 19 x 27 cm, 272 pages.
RICHARD LONG. SKULPTUREN, FOTOS, TEXTE, BÜCHER
Illustrated catalogue on the exhibition on sculptures, photos, texts and books by Richard Long. Curatorship: Thomas Deecke and Peter Friese. Curator of the section of Richard Long's artists' books: Guy Schraenen. Bremen: Neues Museum Weserburg, 1993. 23 x 30 cm, 73 pages.
ART FROM PAGE TO PAGE
Illustrated catalogue on the exhibition on French artists' books. Curatorship: Guy Schraenen. Ljubljana: International Centre of Graphic Arts (mglc), 2004.
SIMULTANKE. THE CREATIVE WORLD OF SONIA DELAUNAY
Illustrated catalogue on occasion of the first solo exhibition devoted to Sonia Delaunay in East Europe which highlighted her theatre costumes, sketches, drawings, gouaches, lithographs, etchings, fashion accessories, fabric samples, artists' books etc. Curatorship: Lilijana Stepančič, Guy Schraenen. Slovene and English. Ljubljana: International Centre of Graphic Arts (mglc), 2005. 83 pages.
ARTCOUSTICS. THE STORIES TOLD BY RECORD COVERS
Illustrated catalogue with accompanying CD on occasion of the exhibition on artists' records from the '60s to the '80s, including rarely seen material from the east-block. Curatorship: Nikolai Jeffs, Guy Schraenen, Božidar Zrinski. Ljubljana: International Centre of Graphic Arts (mglc), 2006. 500 pages.
ON THE MARGINS OF ART. CREATION AND POLITICAL ENGAGEMENT
ALS MARGES DE L'ART. CREACIO I COMPRIS POLITIC
Illustrated catalogue designed by MACBA on publications by artists from the second half of the 20th century who placed their creative capacity at the service of political and social struggles. Available in English and Spanish. Barcelona: Museu d'Art Contemporani de Barcelona (MACBA), 2009. 12 x 16,5 cm, 12 pages.
On the Margins of Art, curated by Guy Schraenen for the MACBA in Barcelona, exhibition view.
TO THE ARTS, CITIZENS! VOL. 2
Illustrated catalogue on some of the intersections between art and politics as manifested in our time. Curators: Óscar Faria and João Fernandes with the collaboration of Guy Schranen, responsible curator for the parallel show "On the Margins of Art". Porto: Museu Serralves, 2012. 14 x 20 cm, 303 pages.
ULISES CARRIÓN. DEAR READER. DON'T READ.
ULISES CARRIÓN. QUERIDO LECTOR. NO LEA.
Illustrated catalogue on occasion of the Ulises Carrión retrospective in Mexico-City. Curatorship: Guy Schraenen. Available in English and Spanish. Mexico-City: Fundación Jumex Arte Contemporáneo, 2017. 21,5 x 28 cm, 64 pages.