Keith Edmier
By Keith Edmier Hardback with silicone cover, individually created plastic rose, 176pp 12.25" x 9.75" October 2007

KEY NOTE This book showcases the work of one of America's foremost up and coming sculptors. Contemporary Magazine said "Edmier's work celebrates popular culture's intrusion into our dreams, the way media images insinuate themselves into our unconscious, like uninvited guests' SALES POINTS Major retrospective exhibition, 20th October to 3rd February at the Center for Curatorial Studies Museum, Bard College Annandale-on Hudson New York DESCRIPTION This ambitious publication redefines the artist's monograph in the same way as Booth-Clibborn Editions 1999 Damien Hirst book. It contains many examples of Keith Edmier's sculptures as well as his drawings. It also has a unique silicone wrap round cover, a specially created plastic rose and a loose leaflet showing the installation Bremen Town included in the Bard exhibition. ABOUT THE ARTIST Keith Edmier is known for work that fuses collective memory with personal narrative. He is a romantic, making work that has elements of theatricality and wonderment brought about by a nuanced appreciation for the world that we inhabit. Edmier has had solo shows at Friedrich Petzel Gallery, New York; Sadie Coles HQ, London; Metro Pictures, New York; The Douglas Hyde Gallery, Trinity College, Dublin; Galerie Paul Andriesse, Amsterdam; and Neugerriemschneider Gallery, Berlin. Recent group exhibitions include "Mike Kelley - The Uncanny," Tate Liverpool, Liverpool; "Precarious Sculpture," Kunsthalle Vienna; Whitney Biennial, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; "The Americans," Barbican Gallery, London; "Casino 2001: 1st Quadrennial of Contemporary Art," Stedelijk Museum Voor Actuele Kunst and Bijloke, Gent, Belgium; and "Fact/Fiction: Contemporary Art That Walks the Line" at San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco.He attended California Institute of the Arts in Valencia, California. Edmier was born in Chicago and lives and works in New York.