BY ADMIR JAHIC & COMENIUS ROETHLISBERGER / Published by Bolo, ISBN 978-3-906237-01-5





Der Durchgang

Text: Franziska Mueller & Tobias Lambrecht

Die nächste Eigentümlichkeit, die an schönen Objekten ständig beobachtet werden kann, ist Glätte – eine Qualität, die der Schönheit so wesentlich ist, dass ich mich keines schönen Dinges erinnere, das nicht glatt wäre. An Bäumen und Blumen sind glatte Blätter schön, in Gärten glatte Abhänge, in der Landschaft ein glatter Wasserlauf; in der Tierwelt ist schön ein glattes Vogelgefieder oder ein glatter Tierpelz; an einer hübschen Frau eine glatte Haut; und an den verschiedenen Arten von Zierat ist schön eine glatte, polierte Oberfläche. [i]

„Spiegeln Sie mich doch einfach und lassen Sie den Rest bleiben“ sagt Narziss zu seinem Smartphone-Display und geht in einen zufällig gewählten Gemischtwarenladen. Die Waren in zwei zufällig gewählten Gemischtwarenläden überschneiden sich kaum. Nimmt man aber 364 Gemischtwarenläden, haben im Durchschnitt alle dasselbe im Angebot. „Das ist die Regelmässigkeit im Zufall“, denkt Narziss. Später grosser Ärger, dass der von ihm zufällig gewählte Gemischtwarenladen keine Sternkarten führt.

Space is all one space and thought is all one thought, but my mind divides its spaces into spaces and thoughts into thoughts into thoughts. Like a large condominium.

Occasionally I think about the one Space and the one Thought, but usually I don’t. Usually I think about my condominium.

The condominium has hot and cold running water, a few Heinz pickles thrown in, some chocolate-covered cherries, and when the Woolworth’s hot fudge sundae switch goes on, then I know I really have something. [ii]

Edmund Burke, Vom Erhabenen und Schönen [i]

Andy Warhol, The Philosophy of Andy Warhol [ii]


“ARTISTS’ RECIPES”, the artists’ cookbook with recipes and illustrations by 81 international artists, follows up an outstanding launch with a second edition. The book contains contributions from such artists as Marina Abramovic, Olafur Eliasson, Ryan Gander, Erwin Wurm, Anish Kapoor handed in their favorite recipes. “Artists’ Recipes” is more than a collection of recipes, it combines cooking with art: The book shows in addition to the recipes also drawings, collages and photographs of the participating artist.



Please join us!

Book Launch:

During Art Basel 46 at the restaurant „VOLKSHAUS“. The book is available at Art Basel 46, Bookstore Stampa Halle 1. Messe Basel.

Wednesday, 17 June 2015, from 7 – 9pm

Restaurant Volkshaus, Rebgasse 12 - 14, 4058 Basel, www.volkshaus-basel.ch

The „Artists’ Recipes“ will also be presented at the

„I never read - Art Book Fair Basel“ www.ineverread.com

17 – 20 June 2015


Wednesday, 17 June 2015, 6pm – 10pm      

Opening hours

Thursday and Friday, 4pm – 10pm

Saturday, 12pm – 6pm

Address fair:

Kaserne Basel / Klybeckstrasse 1b / CH-4057 Basel



Expanding the boundaries of abstract art, Haggerty creates his own distinct visual language through the exploration of form and perception.

Since the late 1990s, he has created paintings and drawings that actively engage the viewer through the recurrent use of line and colour to convey movement. In previous works, alter- nate light and dark lines are hand-painted on canvas, wood and - more recently - aluminium, using stencils; the lines become actively dimensional, reshaping and animating the surface they are painted on.

Over time, the artist’s practice has evolved to encompass shaped canvases and three-dimen- sional work. Taking the pared-down language of abstraction associated with Formalism as a point of departure, Haggerty draws on in uences ranging from Minimalism to Pop and Op Art.

The artist’s recent works are three-dimensional wall reliefs, devoid of painted lines for the  rst time. In a similar vein to his previous paintings, Haggerty continues to be interested in creat- ing work with two coinciding perspectives as ribbon-like forms fold and curve to show two contradictory views in one plane. Haggerty’s compositions appear almost impossible to the eye; in asserting a spatial presence, yet distorting illusory perceptions, these objects propose, and provoke, new ways of experiencing three-dimensionality.

Terry Haggerty (b. 1970, London) studied at the Cheltenham School of Art, Gloucestershire. He has exhibited widely at institutions globally including solo exhibitions: Norton Museum of Art, West Palm Beach, Florida, USA (2014); FOCUS, Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, Texas, USA (2013-14); CCNOA—Center for Contemporary Non-Objective Art, Brussels, Bel- gium (2009) and the Hammer Projects, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, California, USA (2007).

BOLO Publishing was established as a small, independent publishing house in 2013. We are delighted to have this wonderful publication in our list.