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Magnus Schaefer is a New York based art historian and curator. His publications include Ull Hohn: Foregrounds, Distances (2015, with Hannes Loichinger), Dealing With—Some Texts, Images, and Thoughts Related to American Fine Arts, Co. (2012, with Valérie Knoll and Hannes Loichinger), and contributions to exhibition catalogues by artists such as Michael Krebber and Sigmar Polke. His writing has appeared in May, post.at.moma.org, PROVENCE, Texte zur Kunst, and elsewhere.
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October 12th, 2016
Spike Art Quarterly Highlights Artist Ebook Series
Spike Art Quarterly features Badlands' series of artist ebooks that were released over the summer in its Autumn 2016 issue in an article by Harry Burke, calling them "...maximalist affairs, saturated in imagery," He goes on to discuss how ebooks have transcended the constrictions of print books and ... more
July 19th, 2016
diSONARE Magazine Covers Artist Ebook Guerilla Poster Campaign
Mexico City-based magazine, diSONARE, posted a piece about Badlands' artist ebook series and our subsequent guerrilla poster campaign for it, saying: "Con esta campaña, Badlands Unlimited expande el impacto de sus publicaciones, incursionando incluso en posicionamientos políticos y sociales, de cara... more
June 21st, 2016
New Artist Ebooks Politicize Daily Life Says Art in America
Art in America's Steven Zultanski recently wrote a comprehensive review of Badlands' new artist ebook series highlighting those by Georgia Sagri, Amy Lien & Enzo Camacho, Howie Chen, and Magnus Schaefer as well as discussing our poster campaign across New York and Brooklyn. He says what unites t... more
June 11th, 2016
New Artist E-Books Now Available
Badlands Unlimited is pleased to announce the publication of a new series of artist e-books. A result of Badlands’ commitment to publishing experimental works in digital forms, each e-book utilizes the digital in its own way, pushing the limits of what a book can be. The authors come from the wo... more