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bilingual edition (English / French)
CAPC
forthcoming
Monograph.

English edition
JRP|Ringier – Monographies
Fully documenting Koki Tanaka's latest video & photo project, this publication focuses on a pressing issue from the artist's native country—the mutual incomprehension and mistrust between Zainichi Koreans and ethnic Japanese—to plead for vigilance when it comes to racism and discrimination.

English edition
Petzel
This publication brings together the 50 unique life-cast portraits of the artist's work, Imagines; inspired by ancient Roman life-casts of the same name. Each life-cast portrait is presented as a postcard; the reverse of which, written in Edmier's own hand, provides interesting details about the individual casts. The set of postcards is presented in a hard-back “stone” box-envelop, with white debossed text.

English edition
Petzel
temporarily out of stock
Limited special edition, signed and numbered by the artist with a custom seal. Also included is a card of the 50th and final lifecast self portrait of Edmier made on the exact minute of his 50th birthday and the day of the exhibition opening at Petzel Gallery. Special editions come in a set of 2 books: one first edition copy & one sealed and signed by the artist with the final card.

bilingual edition (English / German)
Sternberg Press – Monographies et livres d'artistes
The first comprehensive survey of video artist and filmmaker Theo Eshetu's extensive body of work. It provides documentation and critical analysis of Eshetu's practice, in which he examines the imagery of the collective unconscious, exploring cultural identity and challenging official media narratives through a complex interplay of signs and symbols.

bilingual edition (English / French)
Is-Land
Catalogue of the American artist's exhibition at Galerie Chantal Crousel: the publication presents a series of new works (neon, painting, drawing) inspired by texts by Gertrude Stein and Pier Paolo Pasolini, and by the artist's reflections on language, race and gender. The book includes poems by writer, artist and Act Up activist Gregg Bordowitz, and an essay by teacher and writer Sara Nadal-Melsio.

French edition
Shelter Press – Livres
The production of alternative and solidarity-based knowledge through the linguistic, sexual, biological and geographical margins.

French edition
Supernova – Livres
In the midst of a demographic crisis, the world witnesses the emergence of a new form of human life, the New Eve, whose particularity is to be transsexual… A tragicomic novel offering an unprecedented reflection on gender and totalitarianism.

English edition
Edition Patrick Frey
For two years, Laurence Rasti photographed Iranian homosexual refugees who transit through the city of Denizli in Turkey, waiting to join a host country where to live their sexuality freely. The resulting photographic series explores the sensitive concepts of identity and gender, while juxtaposing the gravity of the situation with lighter and hopeful moments.

English edition
Edition Patrick Frey
Photographic account of the two photographers's automobile trip from Switzerland to Mongolia, through the mystical realms of the East.

English edition
X Artists' Books
High Winds is an artist's book written by Sylvan Oswald, with graphics by Jessica Fleischmann. This “western phantasmagoria” is a bedtime book for adults based on Oswald's experiences with insomnia, gender transition, and moving to Los Angeles.

bilingual edition (English / German)
JRP|Ringier – Monographies
New monograph of one of the most important artists rooted in Eastern Europe.

bilingual edition (English / French)
La Panacée
Catalogue dedicated to one of the pioneers of European conceptual art, whose work adopts a critical approach of the art world and the avant-garde. The publication offers an overview of the Belgian artist's career, and gathers texts by Jean-Michel Botquin from 1960 to 1980, and recent contributions by Nicolas Bourriaud, Denys Riout, Denis Gielen, and Serge Bonati.

French edition
Art centers, museums, galleries & varia
Catalogue of works by Chinese painter Yan Pei-Ming, gathering a series of landscapes, portraits, and historical scenes exposing the tragedy of our contemporary world. Featuring exhibition views, a text by Xavier Douroux, and an interview with the artist by Pascal Pique (catalogue of the eponymous exhibition at Centre Régional d'Art Contemporain in Sète, France).

English edition
Petzel
This book explores a range of works made between 2002 and 2016 from Nicola Tyson's sketchbook pages to large graphite drawings and giant, life-sized ink drawings.

English edition
Dis Voir – Beaux livres
This magazine-style artist's book by European contemporary artist Nicole Tran Ba Vang parodies the stereotypes and prejudices of advertising and fashion, exploring the fantasies of a consumer society.

bilingual edition (English / German)
Sternberg Press – Monographies et livres d'artistes
Foregrounds, Distances aims not only to offer the first comprehensive overview of Hohn's work, but also to contribute to a history of painting-based practices, which occupy a marginal place in the established narratives of the art of the 1980s and 1990s.

bilingual edition (English / French)
Centre des Arts (CDA)
This monograph is structured around an alphabet dedicated to the career of this pioneer of digital art. It also includes contributions from the likes of Nam June Paik and Paul Virilio, as well as an interview with Catherine Ikam and her associate Louis Fléri.

French edition
Art Book Magazine
Queer theory as a critical tool against the very idea of identity in art.

French edition
Dis Voir – Beaux livres
This magazine-style artist's book by European contemporary artist Nicole Tran Ba Vang parodies the stereotypes and prejudices of advertising and fashion, exploring the fantasies of a consumer society.

French edition
Les presses du réel – Dance & Performing Arts
First monograph.

English edition
Sternberg Press – Monographies et livres d'artistes
This two-volume publication tells the story of Juhan Ojaste, an Estonian gay icon, and tackles the issue of homophobia in authoritarian political regimes. Not Suitable for Work attempts to create counter-narratives that recognize the inclusion of suppressed histories, communities, and identities (catalogue of the Estonian Pavilion at the 56th Venice Biennale).

bilingual edition (English / French)
JRP|Ringier – Monographies de référence
Sylvie Fleury's chromatic and esoteric works from the 2000's are presented together for the first time with her classic pieces from the 1990's in this reference monograph. It thus offers readers a new way to register Fleury's contribution to the art of the last decades.

bilingual edition (English / French)
Leonard & Bina Ellen Art Gallery, Concordia University
Three art historians offer perspectives and analyses on Monkman's work that address history and genre painting, the queered Romantic landscape, the shifting and unfixed subject, race, sexuality, conquest and sovereignty, and modern versus discontinuous temporality.

bilingual edition (English / French)
JRP|Ringier – Monographies de référence
Comprehensive monograph.

texts in German, English, Italian
Edition Patrick Frey
Daniela Comani's gender game.

English edition
BlackJack editions – Monographies & livres d'artistes
last available copies!
Both an artist's book and Kader Attia's reference monograph, “RepaiR” consists of interviews and texts around Attia's oeuvre, documented through about 1000 b/w reproductions, and the notion of repair, by 13 academics and researchers working in various disciplines. The book also reveals the artist's research and creation process, with a selection of archive texts and images.

English edition
Les presses du réel – Contemporary art
New monograph.

English edition
Edition Patrick Frey
Luciano Castelli's self-portraits.

French edition
Les presses du réel – Contemporary art
New monograph (available in English edition).

bilingual edition (English / Turkish)
Sputnik
This 3.5 meters-wide artist's book documents and extends a multifaceted installation by artist Andreas Fogarasi—at once a panoramic view of Istanbul, a public platform, a dysfunctional look-out and a touristic attraction.

English edition
Sternberg Press – Monographies et livres d'artistes
Artist's book (an hallucinated portrait gallery of most of the characters created by Brice Dellsperger for his film remakes) / first substantive study of his work, with an essay by Marie Canet.

English edition
JRP|Ringier – Monographies de référence
Reference monograph.

French edition
Art centers, museums, galleries & varia
Artist's book (available in English edition).

French edition
JRP|Ringier – Monographies de référence
€40.00 €25.00
Reference monograph (available in English edition).

English edition
Les presses du réel – Contemporary art
last available copies!
30 copies limited edition accompanied by a signed color photographic print of Molinier's fetish doll by Philippe Bonan.

English edition
Les presses du réel – Contemporary art
The method and genesis of Pierre Molinier's oeuvre with more than 800 pictures, mostly unpublished, numerous documents, manuscripts and letters, a complete chronology, a critical biography, and a text by Jean-Luc Mercié.

French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History
A study of political and ideological stakes of Beuys' oeuvre and its myth in Germany.

French edition
Les presses du réel – Avant-gardes
An essay on Jean Genet and the gender performance.

French edition
Les presses du réel – Contemporary art
50 copies limited edition accompanied by a signed color photographic print of Molinier's fetish doll by artist photographer Gilles Berquet.

English edition
Sternberg Press – Histoire, critique et théorie
Nicolas Bourriaud's most recent essay: a radicant thought extended to modes of cultural production, consumption and use, against the multiculturalist critical model.

French edition
Les presses du réel – Fabula
The central role of female body in the history of anatomy, beyond the historiographical "taboo" around the religious prohibition.

bilingual edition (English / German)
JRP|Ringier – Livres & éditions d'artistes
Personal narration, drawings, and installations in a grown-up children's book.

bilingual edition (English / German )
JRP|Ringier – Monographies
Exploring the complex realities of American teen culture.

bilingual edition (English / German )
JRP|Ringier – Monographies de référence
Comprehensive monograph on British artist, including all of his important pieces from the past years.

French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History
This brilliant work studies the notion of modernity as it's been defined at the end of the XIXth century, especially through the analyse of the links between the visual culture and several main social debates of the time such as sexuallity, urban crowd, riots and social control mechanisms, the Republic and the Church, nationalism and militarism.

English edition
JRP|Ringier – Tranzit
A documentation on the Czech artist's work, based on a series of self-portraits.

bilingual edition (English / French)
JRP|Ringier – Monographies
last available copies!
New monograph on Adel Abdessemed's videos, installations, scultpures and drawings, as a critique of the various guises of oppression and violence in our modern societies, both in Western and Muslim culture. With an interview and an essay.

bilingual edition (English / French)
Les presses du réel – Contemporary art
A collection of texts and interviews around the artist's work.

bilingual edition (English / German)
JRP|Ringier – Monographies
First monograph of the artist, presenting her figures of unfired clay, which grotesquely exaggerate the characteristic traits and trademarks of female sexuality.

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