The Complete Papers

Thomas Demand



Winner of the Best Book on Contemporary Art, Richard Schlagman Art Book Awards 2019


The Complete Papers is an extensive volume encompassing all of Thomas Demand’s work over the past 28 years, together with the primary texts written about his practice. The book includes previously unseen early works from 1990, together with reference reproductions on every one of his pieces. A newly commissioned interview with Russell Ferguson, new texts by Jeff Wall and Alexander Kluge, contributions by Parveen Adams, Francesco Bonami, Teju Cole, Beatriz Colomina, Jeffrey Eugenides, Julia Franck, Hal Foster, Rachel Kushner, Ben Lerner, Jacques Rancière, Gary Shteyngart, Neville Wakefield, to name a few, is concluded by a complete exhibition listing and bibliography.

This hardback volume, housed in a printed and embossed slipcase, which also includes a Demand work printed on the interior lining, is the primary authority on the work of one of the most important artists of the 21st century. 

Edited by Christy Lange
Design by Naomi Misuzaki
Texts by Jeffrey Eugenides, Neville Wakefield, Julia Franck, Russell Ferguson, Adrian Searle and Francesco Bonami, inter alia

Second edition
Embossed hardback in slipcase
24 x 29 cm 504 pages

ISBN: 978-1-910164-90-7
May 2019
€95 £85 $110

‘A superlative example of how a contemporary catalogue raisonné can be executed with crisp attention to both content and design.‘ Collector Daily

‘An indispensable resource for anyone invested in art, architecture or media theory‘ Archinect 

‘Un misto di leggerezza furbizia e ironia‘ / ‘A mixture of lightness, cunning and irony‘ La Repubblica

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