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Who started Taschen?

Who started Taschen?

Benedikt Taschen
The 59-year-old Benedikt Taschen, the legendary founder of the book publisher Taschen, started his business on his parents’ kitchen table in Cologne more than four decades ago. Today, it is one of the dominant global brands in art publishing.

Who owns Taschen?

Taschen is an art book publisher founded in 1980 by Benedikt Taschen in Cologne, Germany. As of January 2017, Taschen is co-managed by Benedikt and his eldest daughter, Marlene Taschen.

Who is the ceo of Taschen?

Marlene Taschen
Marlene Taschen is the CEO of the international publishing house TASCHEN that was founded by her father Benedikt, who is also a collector of contemporary art. TASCHEN specialize in illustrated publications on a range of themes including art, architecture, design, film, photography, pop culture, and lifestyle.

What Is Taschen book?

TASCHEN, founded in a small comic-book shop in 1980, is an international art publisher specializing in books on art, architecture, design, fashion, film, travel, and the odd sexy book thrown in for good measure.

When did Tate Publishing close?

January 2014
Tate’s troubles come three years after another Christian self-publishing company imploded. WinePress Publishing officially closed its doors in January 2014, several months after a WinePress staffer was convicted of first-degree child rape and molestation of a child.

Who writes for Tate?

Chaired by author and publisher Stephanie LaCava, the panel features the award-winning American novelist and critic Lynne Tillman alongside Ben Eastham, writer and founding editor of The White Review. A curated selection of art-relating writing will be available to purchase before the event from 18.00.

Is Tate a publisher?

Tate Publishing is a publisher of visual arts books, associated with the Tate Gallery in London, England. It was established in 1911; nowadays it is a division of Tate Enterprises Ltd, an independent company wholly owned by the Trustees of Tate, and is based at Tate Britain, Millbank, London.

Is Tate Publishing still in business?

Tate Publishing & Enterprises, based in Mustang, Okla., has closed its doors, setting off a storm of customer complaints and lawsuits by companies such as Lightning Source and Xerox Corp., as well as an investigation by the U.S. Labor Department.

Is Tate a credible source?

Articles published in Tate Papers are deemed by UK research councils to be suitable for submission to the Research Excellence Framework. Occasionally the journal also publishes Tate strategy documents and reports.

When was the Tate website published?

Open Access and Copyright Statement Founded in 2004, Tate Papers is a pioneer of open access scholarly publishing and attracts non-specialist as well as specialist readers from all around the world.

Why is it called Tate?

When its role was changed to include the national collection of modern art as well as the national collection of British art, in 1932, it was renamed the Tate Gallery after sugar magnate Henry Tate of Tate & Lyle, who had laid the foundations for the collection.

How many Tate members are there?

100,000 members
Tate Members, Tate’s membership scheme, now has over 100,000 members, making it the largest of all Europe’s galleries and arts venues. The scheme has grown fourfold since May 2000 when, at the point when Tate Modern opened, there were 25,000 members. Eighty-six per cent of members renew each year on average.

Who is Benedikt Taschen and what is he known for?

Benedikt Taschen (born 10 February 1961) is a German publisher and contemporary art collector.

When did Benedikt Taschen start publishing comic books?

In February 1980, the day before his 19th birthday, he opened a 250-square-foot (23 m 2) comic book store, named TASCHEN COMICS, in his home town of Cologne, Germany, in which he put his extensive comic book collection up for sale. Soon he began publishing comic books himself.

How many kids does Benedikt Taschen have and how many children?

Benedikt and his wife Lauren Taschen also donated an extensive collection of works by young American and European artists to MOCA in Los Angeles. Taschen is in his third marriage, to Lauren Taschen, and has five children; three from his first and two from his third marriage.

Who is the founder of the publishing house Taschen?

Benedikt Taschen. He is the founder and managing director of the publishing house Taschen, one of the most successful international publishers, with illustrated publications on a range of themes including art, architecture, design, film, photography, pop culture, and lifestyle.