Founded 1995
Founders Karsten Schubert and Thomas Dane
Country of origin United Kingdom
Headquarters location London, UK
Distribution Cornerhouse and RAM
Publication types Books
Official website ridinghouse.co.uk

Ridinghouse is a British book publisher specialising in art.[1]

Ridinghouse’s publications are distributed by Cornerhouse in the UK and Europe and by RAM Publications + Distribution, Inc. in North America.

Company History

Ridinghouse was founded in 1995 by Karsten Schubert (with Charles Asprey and Thomas Dane) as a stand-alone publisher alongside its founders' gallery activities. The company's aim is to publish the best of art writing and criticism, revisit art history and explore individual artists work and specific projects. Since 2005, the company's list have grown considerably and now produces 14-16 publications annually.[2]

Ridinghouse has published books in association with the likes of Whitechapel Gallery, Arnolfini, Thames & Hudson, Galerie Max Hetzler, Art Monthly, Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Haus der Kunst, Leeds Art Gallery, Kettle's Yard, The Photographers' Gallery, Musée d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris and the J. Paul Getty Museum.

Notable published artists include Bridget Riley, John Stezaker, Richard Deacon, Glenn Ligon, Mel Bochner, Gillian Wearing, Anya Gallaccio, Fred Wilson, ichael Landy and Alison Wilding. Selected writers include Dave Hickey, Michael Bracewell, Brian Dillon, Briony Fer, Mark Godfrey, David Campany, Dawn Ades and Penelope Curtis.[3]


  1. "Ridinghouse". Ridinghouse. Retrieved 19 August 2011.
  2. "Ridinghouse history". Karsten Schubert. Retrieved 19 September 2014.
  3. "Ridinghouse backlist". Ridinghouse. Retrieved 19 September 2014.
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