European Patent Office
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.
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 Berlin", edited by Kristine Schönert, 46 pages, Munich 2010
"Art guide The Hague", edited by Kristine Schönert, 62 pages, Munich 2011
Anthologies of national and international best practices:
"Global Corporate Collections", edited by Friedrich Conzen, Max Hollein and Olaf Salié, Deutsche Standards Editionen, Cologne 2015, 536 pages, ISBN 978-3-942597-39-5
"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
"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
"Bewertung von Kunstsammlungen" (assessment of art collections), Kulturkreisbrief, copy April 2014, n° 55, edited by the Association of Arts and Culture of the German Economy at the Federation of German Industries (Berlin), p. 32
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.
Ursula Ganss, Examination of ´Malerei" (painting) by Adrian Schiess in the European Patent Office Munich, bachelor's thesis 2014, 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)