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You Should've Heard Just What I Seen
Edited by Kelly Taxter
50+ contributors

You Should’ve Heard Just What I Seen explores how music shapes the experience of making and looking at art, with original contributions from over 50 leading contemporary artists, curators and gallerists. Invited to submit pieces that touch on the way music factors into both their lives and practice, the conversations, poems, essays, lists, show flyers, t-shirts, paintings and photographs they provided are collected in this supreme reader on contemporary art and sound.

Featuring works and texts from an international group of artists, including Anne Collier, Martin Creed, Jim Drain, Roe Ethridge, Brendan Fowler, Matthew Higgs, Rashid Johnson, Friedrich Kunath, Andrew Kuo, Yoshimoto Nara, Elizabeth Peyton, Spencer Sweeney, and many others. The publication additionally features installation images of the three eponymous exhibitions curated by Kelly Taxter, drawn from the Martin and Rebecca Eisenberg Collection and held at the Riverview School in Sandwich, MA.

You Should’ve Heard Just What I Seen is edited by curator Kelly Taxter, and designed by artist Jesse Willenbring.

Full list of contributors:

Kai Althoff, Matt Anderson, Dan Aran, Uri Aran, Edgar Arceneaux, Steven Baker, David Berman, Berry van Boekel, Martin Creed, Anne Collier, Brian Degraw, Jeremy Deller, Peter Doig, Trisha Donnelly, Jim Drain, Roe Ethridge, Brendan Fowler, James Fuentes, Christoph Gerozissis, Amy Granat, Matthew Higgs, Rashid Johnson, Barry Johnston, Naima J. Keith, David Kordansky, Stuart Krimko, Andrew Kuo, Friedrich Kunath, Thomas Lax, Margaret Lee, Charles Long, Dave Muller, Yoshitomo Nara, Chris Ofili, Alex Olson, Laura Owens, Charlemagne Palestine, Nicholas Party, Elizabeth Peyton, Jeff Poe, Adam Putnam, Tyson Reeder, Scott Reeder, Jay Sanders, Michael Schmelling, Macrae Semans, Spencer Sweeney, Kelly Taxter, Sarah Thompson, Lesley Vance, Kelley Walker, Mike Watt

Flexibound, 7 x 9 inches, 400 pages, illustrated throughout

ISBN: 9780982681374
Published February 2014

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