Contact and bibliography

Curator of the collection

Kristine Schönert
Corporate Art Counsellor ¦ Chief curator 
European Patent Office
Bob-van-Benthem-Platz 1
80469 Munich
art-collection (at) epo.org
 
The European Patent Office is a member of both the Working Group for Corporate Collecting (ACC) of the Association of Arts and Culture of the German Economy at the Federation of German Industries (Berlin) and the International Association of Corporate Collections of Contemporary Art (IACCCA) based in Paris.
 

Bibliography

EPO anniversary publications:

  "The art collection. Contemporary art in the European Patent Office", edited by Kristine Schönert, with text by Kristine Schönert and Anette Hüsch, 82 pages, Munich 2010.

 Pascal Griset, The European Patent. A European success story for innovation. Commemorative publication edited by the European Patent Office, published at the EPO's own expense 2013, page 300-305

Art guides for EPO buildings:

"Art guide Munich (Grasserstrasse 9)", edited by Kristine Schönert, 54 pages, Munich 2010

"Art guide Munich (Bayerstrasse 115)", edited by Kristine Schönert, 74 pages, Munich 2011

"Art guide Berlin", edited by Kristine Schönert, 46 pages, Munich 2010

"Art guide The Hague", edited by Kristine Schönert, 62 pages, Munich 2011

"Art guide Vienna", edited by Kristine Schönert, 14 pages, Munich 2011

Anthologies of national and international best practices:

 "Corporate Collections", edited by Olaf Salié and Friedrich Conzen, in collaboration with the Working Group for Corporate Collecting of the Association of Arts and Culture of the German Economy at the Federation of German Industries, 468 pages, Cologne 2012, ISBN 978-3-942597-22-7.

 Peter Harris/Shirley Reiff Howarth, A Celebration of Corporate Art Programmes Worldwide, published by The Wapping Arts Trust, United Kingdom, 292 pages, 2014

Press clippings:

  "Feingeistige Unternehmen: Banken, Versicherungen und Grossfirmen - immer öfter leisten sich solche Häuser eine eigene Sammlung. Eine Investition der anderen Art", (Corporate sophistication: investments in art are on the up in banks, insurance companies and big corporations),published in: Süddeutsche Zeitung No.  271, 24 November 2011, page 31, Private Banking supplement

"Unternehmen als Kunstsammler", (Corporate art collectors), Handelsblatt online, 14 October 2012

"The Evolution of Collections Held by Businesses", published in: New York Times, December 4, 2013

"Kunst im Büro: Das ist kein Esoterikquatsch" (Art in the office: This is no esoteric rubbish), Spiegel online (career), 7 February  2014  

Academic papers:

Katrin Wilhelm/Maria Siegmantel/Simon Kunz, Bernhard Luginbühl "Blauer Ritter" 1976. Dokumentation, Abbau-Aufbauanleitung, (Bernhard Luginbühl "Blue knight" 1976. Documentation, ssembly/disassembly instructions), seminar paper 2008/2009, Technical University of Munich, faculty of restoration, art technology and conservation science.

  Regina Fröhlich, "Jai Young Park 'Columns for the EPO' 2001. A documentation and restoration concept of the video installation", seminar paper 2009/2010, Technical University of Munich, faculty of restoration, art technology and conservation science. 

Miriam Schanz, "Panamarenko 'Umbilly II and Flying Carpet'. Documentation and restoration concept", master's thesis 2010, Technical University of Munich, faculty of restoration, art technology and conservation science.

Julia Steves, "'Kinetic Light Refractions' - Ein Lichtspiel von Rolf Lieberknecht im Europäischen Patentamt München", ('Kinetic Light Refractions' - a light play by Rolf LIeberknecht in the European Patent Office Munich), master's thesis 2012, Technical University of Munich, faculty of restoration, art technology and conservation science.

Short documentation of 200 public art projects commissioned by the German Federation since 1950, edited by BMVBS, online publication no. 25/2012, ISSN 1869-9324 (in German)

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