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Toilet Paper - ToiletAlex PaperPrager
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Toilet Paper
Damiani - Toilet Paper
ToiletAlex PaperPrager is the new edition of Toilet Paper magazine, born from a collaboration with american artist Alex Prager: a vibrant dialogue between visionary minds, where the ironic style of Toilet Paper meets the dark humor of Alex Prager, a parade of familiar yet strange images, suggesting a timeless world placed somewhere between dream and reality.
History of sports
bilingual edition (English / French)
Jeu de Paume - Albums (exhibition catalogues)
The portfolio of the exhibition conceived by the Jeu de Paume, offering a chronological look at the evolution of sporting practices since the end of the 19th century, through photographs by some thirty authors (René-Jacques, André Kertész, Jacques Henri Lartigue, Paul Nadar, Marie-Paule Nègre, Bruno Réquillart, etc.).
Forgotten Architecture - An Archive of Overshadowed Projects
English edition
Nero
A "minor" and alternative history of architecture.
Simone Forti - New Book
English edition
Nero
A new poem composed by the legendary dancer, artist and choreographer Simone Forti.
Souleymane Keïta -
bilingual edition (English / French)
Cécile Fakhoury
The first monographic publication dedicated to Souleymane Keïta (1947-2014), a major figure in Senegalese art.
William Anastasi - This Is Not My Signature
English edition
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
A journey through the artist's work and life.
İpek Duben - The Skin, Body, and I
English edition
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
First comprehensive monograph: in-depth survey of İpek Duben's oeuvre spanning more than four decades.
Peter Halley - Cell Grids
English edition
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
New monograph.
Michael E. Smith -
bilingual edition (English / German)
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
A series of preparatory drawings for exhibitions by Michael E. Smith, collected over fifteen years.
 Ganko - Glasraum
bilingual edition (English / Italian)
Caryatide / Cosa Mentale
The result of a collaboration in the fields of architecture and photography, Glasraum explores the deliberate ambiguities embedded in a seemingly aloof approach to the construction of both space and image.
Abdullah Al Saadi - Sites of Memory, Sites of Amnesia
English edition
Kaph Books
Accompanying Abdullah Al Saadi's eponymous solo exhibition at the National Pavilion UAE at the 60th International Venice Biennale, this publication invites an immersion into the artist's singularly subjective universe.
Flash Art Volumes - Anti Composition
English edition
Flash Art Volumes
Flash Art - Flash Art Volumes
The inaugural issue of Flash Art's yearly review dedicated to design at large and an in-depth analysis of market relevant issues, titled Anti Composition, provides an aesthetical upgrade at world scale sources and phenomena (featuring Michael E. Smith; Peter Fischli; Anne Imhof; Paride Maria Calvia; Armature Globale; Joshua Brinksman; Mishima House, Tokyo; Winter House, London; Hopkins House, London; Wolf D. Prix; Bruce Graham Residence, Chicago; Sci-Arc, Los Angeles; The Met, New York; Scad Museum Of Art, Savannah; Bottega Veneta...).
Cura. - We Monsters
English edition
Cura.
Cura. - Cura.magazine
CURA. turns 15 and celebrates this important milestone with We Monsters, a special "horror" issue dedicated to the exploration of the revolutionary role of monsters in modern civilization, and contemporary art.
Makiko Furuichi - Le vent, la vague, l’étoile
bilingual edition (English / French)
MASC (Musée de l'Abbaye Sainte-Croix)
A comprehensive overview of Makiko Furuichi's work, focusing on her special installation for the Musée d'Art Moderne et Contemporain in Les Sables-d'Olonne.
Anita Chari - A User\'s Manual to Claire Fontaine
English edition
Lenz Press
In the first monograph on the feminist conceptual artist collective Claire Fontaine, political theorist and somatic practitioner Anita Chari explores the artist's theoretical and political innovations to illuminate a more haptic, embodied approach to the practice of critical theory.
Chedly Atallah - Matar, Matar, Matar
trilingual edition (English / Arabic / French)
La Maréchalerie
Initiated by Tunisian artist, architect and scenographer Chedly Atallah, whose practice explores geopolitical changes in the Arab world through history, architecture and mythological narratives, Matar, Matar, Matar is an artistic investigation into the time of representation and memory, with water as a metaphor for remembrance.
Raven Chacon - A Worm\'s Eye View From a Bird\'s Beak
English edition
Sternberg Press - Monographs and artists' books
An overview of the career of Amerindian composer and artist Raven Chacon.
Julien Carreyn - Voyage à Kastelorizo
English edition
Nero
An island photographic wandering (a series of photographs taken on a small island in the Aegean Sea, Kastelorizo, focusing on its hollow spaces and silent atmospheres).
Skank Bloc Bologna - Alternative Art Spaces
bilingual edition (English / Italian)
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
The history of nonprofit and alternative exhibition spaces in Bologna from 1977 up to the present.
Gülsün Karamustafa - Hollow and Broken – A State of the World - 60th International Art Exhibition, La Biennale di Venezia
English edition
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
The catalogue of the Turkish Pavilion at the 60th International Art Exhibition of La Biennale di Venezia, 2024.
Aleksandar Denić - Exposition Coloniale - 60th International Art Exhibition, La Biennale di Venezia
bilingual edition (English / Serbian)
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
The catalogue of the Serbian Pavilion at the 60th International Art Exhibition of La Biennale di Venezia, 2024.
Marija Teresė Rožanskaitė - Inflammation - 60th International Art Exhibition, La Biennale di Venezia
English edition
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
The catalogue of the Lithuanian Pavilion at the 60th International Art Exhibition of La Biennale di Venezia, 2024.
Yuko Mohri - Compose - 60th International Art Exhibition, La Biennale di Venezia
English edition
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
The catalogue of the Japanese Pavilion at the 60th International Art Exhibition of La Biennale di Venezia, 2024.
Matthew Attard - I Will Follow the Ship - 60th International Art Exhibition, La Biennale di Venezia
English edition
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
The catalogue of the Malta Pavilion at the 60th International Art Exhibition of La Biennale di Venezia, 2024.
Talisa Lallai - Post Tropical
bilingual edition (English / German)
Bom Dia Boa Tarde Boa Noite
Talisa Lallai's artist book Post Tropical follows the concept of a travel magazine: it offers unique photo spreads of tropical objects, interspersed with critical essays and reprints of travel advertisements, to point to the presence of colonialism in the contemporary Global North.
Octopus notes
texts in English and French
Octopus notes
Daisy editions
The eleventh issue of the journal-collection that brings together academic writings, interviews with artists, critical essays and artists' interventions in the form of inserts: Jeffrey Perkins, Sophie Lapalu, Billy Sullivan, Liz Magor, Moyra Davey, Zoe Beloff, Paul Thek, a long previously unpublished conversation between Paul McCarthy and Sabrina Tarasoff...
Dorothy Iannone - Love Is Forever, Isn\'t It?
English edition
JRP|Editions - Monographs
New approaches to Iannone's unique work.
Ronan Bouroullec - Lausanne
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Nieves
Ronan Bouroullec's daily drawings.
Anton Vidokle - Citizens of the Cosmos
English edition
Sternberg Press - Monographs and artists' books
This book on the films of Anton Vidokle features essays and conversations by theorists, curators, and artists exploring the themes of technological immortality and resurrection informed by Cosmist philosophy.
Magda Stawarska -
English edition
Sternberg Press - Imagine/otherwise
This critical biography guides readers through artist Magda Stawarska's practice via a series of journeys—from the streets of Istanbul to the canals of Venice and across the waters of Zanzibar.
Meandering - Art, Ecology, and Metaphysics
English edition
Sternberg Press - History, Criticism and Theory
Inspired by how rivers bend and curve connecting ecosystems, Meandering is a case study for community-oriented artistic research into the cultural, spiritual, and ecological trajectories of waterways.
Adnan Madani - Visual Cultures as World-Forming
English edition
Sternberg Press - Visual Cultures as…
How does the world—and the world of visual culture in particular—creates itself in a creative act that knows no economic return.
192 Pages (notebook)
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Sternberg Press - Academy of Fine Arts Vienna
This notebook from the Academy of Fine Arts, Vienna contains 192 blank pages for making your own notes.
Revolving Documents - Narrations of Beginnings, Recent Methods and Cross-Mappings of Performance Art
English edition
Diaphanes
Challenging dominant histories of the genre, this book focuses on translocal and transcultural connections, and seeks to generate, expand knowledge on different narrations of the beginnings of Performance Art.
MUdec United - Exposure
bilingual edition (English / Italian)
Nero
MUdec United, the publication of the MUDEC – Museo delle Culture di Milano, one of the Italian leading institutions, is a book-zine dedicated to interdisciplinary research on world cultures. The second issue questions the quintessential symbolic device of the museum machine: the showcase—a tool of preservation, mummification, and desire, with many stories to tell.
What Can Theatre Do
English edition
Bruno
What Can Theatre Do invites artists and thinkers to explore the potential of the performing arts, the political role of theatre and its ability to imagine alternative realities and future scenarios, ranging from essays to artistic interventions.
MuMo
bilingual edition (English / French)
MuMo
The new adventure of the Musée Mobile (a traveling museum aimed at making contemporary art accessible to those who are far from it, from the earliest age, that has been touring France, Europe and Africa since 2011), in partnership with the Centre Pompidou: the first museum truck dedicated to Europe's largest collection of modern and contemporary art, designed by architect Isabel Hérault and artist Krijn de Koning, travelling to various regions and villages.
After Rain - Diriyah Contemporary Art Biennale 2024
bilingual edition (English / Arabic)
Kaph Books
The catalog for 2024 Diriyah Contemporary Art Biennale, under the artistic direction of Ute Meta Bauer, featuring some one hundred artists of different generations: a testament of a unique moment within a changing Saudi Arabian cultural ecosystem.
Biting the Hand - Traces of Resistance in the Art & Language diaspora
English edition
Rab-Rab Press
Extensive survey of the politically outward-looking Conceptualism emerging from Art & Language in the UK. Especially considering its critique of the norms of Modernist art practices in contemporary art, particularly practices of art education.
Free Jazz Communism
English edition
Rab-Rab Press
Actualising the concert of Archie Shepp–Bill Dixon Quartet at the 8th World Festival of Youth and Students in Helsinki 1962, Free Jazz Communism contextualizes the politics of free jazz music in light of global decolonisation movements, anti-war activism, structures of racial capitalism, and forms of avant-garde music (new augmented edition).
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English edition
Damiani - Photography
The heyday of New York's underground and alternative cultural scene in the 1980s: a look back at the history of the Pyramid Cocktail Lounge, a primary hub for the burgeoning East Village drag, gay, feminist, punk, and art scenes.
Miljohn Ruperto - An Operational Account of Western Spatio-Temporality
English edition
X Artists' Books
An artist's edition by Miljohn Ruperto comprising three flipbooks and an accordion-fold booklet, that examines different forms of time.
Shahryar Nashat - 17 Waves
English edition
Lenz Press
New monograph.
Bea Schlingelhoff - The Crooked - Typefaces for Baseless Rumors
English edition
JRP|Editions - Artists' books & editions
This artist's book by Bea Schlingelhoff gathers together 366 capping phrases used for kōan practice.
Art for Radical Ecologies (manifesto)
English edition
Bruno
A reflection on the role of art in the interconnected struggles for climate and ecological justice.
Iva Lulashi - Love as a Glass of Water
trilingual edition (English / Italian / Albanian)
Bruno
The catalogue for Iva Lulashi's exhibition at the Albanian Pavilion of the Venice Biennale 2024, inspired by the sexual revolution advocated by Russian radical thinker and feminist Alexandra Kollonta.
Abdullah Al Saadi - Sometimes you have to go a long way to come back a short distance
English edition
Kaph Books
A comprehensive overview of the Emirati artist's practice, with numerous archive documents.
Steve Cannon - Groove, Bang and Jive Around
English edition
Blank Forms - Books
New edition of Steve Cannon's riotous 1969/71 erotic novel Groove, Bang and Jive Around, "an underground classic of such legendary stature that New York's black cognoscenti have transmogrified the work into urban myth," with a foreword from Darius James and an afterword by poet Tracie Morris.
Klima - Mutabilities
bilingual edition (English / French)
Klima
The sixth issue of the transversal journal, at the crossroads of art and thought, political philosophy, gender studies and academic knowledge, delves into the various forms of mutation that ripple through our world.
Frog
texts in English and French
Frog
Torbjørn Rødland, Pierre Joseph, Jill Mulleady, Samuel Fasse, Rob Pruitt, Ugo Rondinone, Lili Reynaud-Dewar, Ana Jotta, Donald Judd, GaHee Park, Ange Leccia, Richard Phillips, NP2F, Seton Smith, Giacomo Borella, Valérian Goalec, Sean Landers, Huma Bhabha, Paul Pfeiffer, Claes Oldenbourg, Brian Calvin, Karen Kilimnik, Robert Gober, Rita Ackermann, Allen Ginsberg, Karen Kilimnik, Robert Longo...
Azimuts - Dé-designer
bilingual edition (English / French)
Azimuts
The "deconstruction" of design, between practice and reflection.
Volume ! - La fin des genres musicaux ? Catégoriser les musiques populaires
texts in English and French
Volume! – The French journal of popular music studies
Mélanie Seteun - Volume! – The French journal of popular music studies
A historicist approach of music genres.
Scratching at the Moon
English edition
DoPe Press
Catalogue of a historical exibition curated by artist Anna Sew Hoy, with support from ICA LA Executive Director Anne Ellegood, Scratching at the Moon presents an intergenerational group of thirteen leading artists in the Asian American community who currently live and work in Los Angeles or have strong ties to the city.
David Simpson - Courir
bilingual edition (English / French)
Flee
Photographer David Simpson opens his 30-year archive on Louisiana's rural Mardi Gras traditions.
Ulrich Krieger - Eternal City (CD)
Editions (Jason Kahn)
Three pieces spanning free improvisation, noise and extended saxophone technique with Ulrich Krieger, one of the masters of contemporary experimental music.
Alice Hui-Sheng Chang - I Smile When the Sound Is Singing Through the Space (CD)
Editions (Jason Kahn)
Eight pieces of free vocal improvisation by the duo of Jason Kahn and Alice Hui-Sheng Chang, who have been working together since 2015.
Textile Textures - Multithreaded Narratives
English edition
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
The multiple meanings and uses of textiles in art, culture and society.
Florence Grundeler - Entre
bilingual edition (English / French)
Immédiats / Analogues - Monographs
A survey of Florence Grundeler's work, structured according to the different media (canvas, paper, steel, installation) that form the pillars of her artistic development, with two essays.
François Rouan - Après-coup, 1998-2024
bilingual edition (English / French)
Templon
Known for his braided canvases, French artist François Rouan presents his latest "photographic-tableaux", a group of forty previously unseen pieces.
Miquel Mont - ÉL S. A. - Biographie#Dissociée
texts in French, Catalan, Castilian, English
Naima
The culmination of a multidisciplinary project developed over ten years, where Miquel Mont blends real and fictional autobiographical elements to explore the economy of affects.
Kehinde Wiley - A Maze of Power
bilingual edition (English / French)
Templon
The series of portraits of African heads of state unveiled by Kehinde Wiley at the musée du quai Branly – Jacques Chirac in Paris, an exploratory project around the representation of power on which the painter has been working confidentially since 2012.
 The Rita - Correlations
English edition
Amaya Productions
currently out of stock
This monograph presents the visual language inseparable from the higly influential sound project of Sam McKinlay, pioneer of the "harsh noise wall" with the multidisciplinary entity The Rita.
Jacqueline Burckhardt - My Commedia dell\'Arte
English edition
Edition Patrick Frey
An extended meandering conversation between Swiss art historian, critic and curator Jacqueline Burckhardt and curator/art historian Juri Steiner, accompanied by numerous texts, documents and artist inserts.
Renato Nicolodi - Ni Co Lo Di
bilingual edition (English / Dutch)
MER. B&L
This special second-edition monograph showcases a comprehensive selection of Nicolodi's oeuvre, presenting his work in the most compelling way to date.
Elke Andreas Boon - On Hope Etc.
English edition
MER. B&L
Reference monograph.
Julia Eckhardt - Intermediary Spaces
bilingual edition (English / French)
umland / Q-O2
In the long interview that forms the body of this publication, Éliane Radigue talks about her work, her reflections and underlying research, as well as her historical context. The publication also contains a commented list of works and Radigue's programmatic text on The Mysterious Power of the Infinitesimal (new expanded edition).
Bagarres - La Pièce Montée
bilingual edition (English / French)
Bagarres
The Drawer - Bagarres
The third issue of the magazine Bagarres, made of constraints and rules of the game.
Binta Diaw - Toolu Xeer
bilingual edition (English / French)
Cécile Fakhoury
First monograph devoted to the work of the Italian-Senegalese artist Binta Diaw.
 Iliazd - PhiloSophia - Istanbul 1921
English edition
Rab-Rab Press
The fifth volume of the bie bao series presents Ilya Zdanevich's fictional auto-biographical writings based on his one-year stay in Istanbul in 1921.
Marion von Osten - Material Marion von Osten 1 - MoneyNations
English edition
Wirklichkeit Books
The first volume in a series devoted to the archives of German artist, author and curator Marion von Osten (1963-2020), around the MoneyNations project, transversing between art, theory, and activism.
Switched On - The Dawn of Electronic Sound by Latin American Women
English edition
Contingent Sounds
The first book dedicated exclusively to the female protagonists of Latin American electronic music.
Party Studies - Vol. 2 – Underground clubs, parallel structures and second cultures
English edition
Errant Bodies
Second volume of a collective publication devoted to the analysis of the party, in all the complexity of its social dimensions and implications.
Five Spanish Pioneers of Electronic and Experimental Music - 1953-1969 (vinyl LP)
Sub Rosa
Released in Sub Rosa's Early Electronic series, this LP reveals the extraordinary diversity of research—almost all hidden—by Spanish musicians in the '50s and '60s.
Miroslav Beinhauer - Pieces For Sixth-Tone Harmonium (2 CD)
Sub Rosa
New compositions (by Phill Niblock, Klaus Lang, Bernhard Lang, Milan Guštar, Judith Berkson, Idin Samimi Mofakham and Ian Mikyska) for the sixth-tone harmonium conceived by Czech composer and pioneer of microtonal music Alois Hába in the 1920s and '30s, performed by Miroslav Beinhauerr, currently the only player of this unique instrument in the world, who has single-handedly revived it after decades of slumber.
Baudouin de Jaer - Five Traces - Geomungo Compositions Vol III (CD)
Sub Rosa
Baudouin de Jaer pursues his exploration of the geomungo, a traditional six-string Korean bass zither, with a wordless opera in three acts.
Dorothy Dean - Who Are You Dorothy Dean?
bilingual edition (English / French)
Éditions 1989
The first book devoted to the late African American writer and actress, Dorothy Dean (1932-1987), one of the few prominent African American women of New York City's bohemian heyday, close to Andy Warhol and Robert Mapplethorpe.
GaHee Park -
English edition
Perrotin
A selection of the artist's drawings and paintings from 2019 to 2023, accompanied by a text by Jennifer Higgie and an interview with Éric Troncy.
Nick Doyle - Blue
English edition
Perrotin
A selection of the artist's work from 2020 to 2023, accompanied by a text by Glenn Adamson.
Mark Gonzales - Going to Love You
English edition
Nieves
currently out of stock
This new body of work consists of paintings featuring heart-headed figures in various emotional states and situations that sometimes teeter between the ordinary and extraordinary. From tender amorous moments to unexpected skate scenes, the work is full of the next iteration of emotive "schmoo" characters.
Caroline Bachmann - Aube
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Nieves
Caroline Bachmann's dawn paintings.
Simple Architecture - The Villa Baizeau in Carthage By Le Corbusier and Jeanneret
bilingual edition (English / French)
Accattone
A dialogue between architectural history and design, in homage to Le Corbusier's theoretical vision behind the construction of the Villa Baizeau in Carthage.
Johann Bernhard Fischer von Erlach - Project of a Historical Architecture
English edition
Humboldt Books - Globetrotter
The facsimile and English-language reprint of the volume published in 1721 by Austrian architect and historian Johann Bernhard Fischer von Erlach, a historical and theoretical work covering all architectural periods and styles, from Stonehenge to Chinese imperial arches, which had a considerable influence throughout Europe.
Nasser Rabbat - Critical Encounters
English edition
Dongola
The second installment in the Dongola Architecture Series, dedicated to the great voices of contemporary architecture in the Arab culture, delves into the life and work of the distinguished Syrian architect and architecture historian Nasser Rabbat.
Achim Szepanski - In the Delirium of Simulation - Baudrillard Revisited
English edition
Mille Plateaux
A serious diagnosis of the current form of capital, a profound excavation and presentation of the most important and helpful ideas that Jean Baudrillard published: from the unravelling of western philosophy, to a redefining of marxist theories of economics and capital, to a shift in critical theory that complies with quantum theory. 
Rosé
English edition
Errant Bodies
currently out of stock
Rosé is a queer art zine, edited by Ben Egger and Sarah Berger, that aims to provide a curated public platform for queer artistic perspectives and concerns.
Michael Stipe - Even the birds gave pause
English edition
Damiani - Photography
A series of works-in-progress that continue an exploration of contemporary portraiture, instinct and abstraction.
Danny Lyon - This Is My Life I\'m Talking About
English edition
Damiani - Photography
A picaresque memoir written from inside the heart of the revolutionary twentieth century by one of its most crucial witnesses.
Ivan McClellan - Eight Seconds - Black Rodeo Culture
English edition
Damiani - Photography
Eight Seconds: Black Rodeo Culture, the first book by Ivan McClellan, offers an inside look at Black cowboy culture across the United States in the 21st century, creating a bridge between present and past through sports, community, and love of the land.
Sebastian Sabal-Bruce - After the Moon
English edition
Damiani - Photography
The first monograph by New York-based Chilean photographer Sebastian Sabal-Bruce.
Manuel Wetscher - Richard
English edition
Daisy editions
Photographer and filmmaker Manuel Wetscher brings together in an artist's book a unique archive of photographs by his father Richard Jenewein, discovered years after he died of AIDS. A universal family album documenting childhood, which questions the evocative power of an altered narrative and deals with the effects of a taboo and the poetic force of images.
Myrna Ayad - Alcove - Intimate Essays on Arab Modernist Artists
English edition
Kaph Books
Spanning a pivotal time in Arab art, from the 1950s through to the 1980s, this book celebrates the lives, careers, and personas of some of the region's pioneering artists (from Huguette Caland to Hamed Nada and Etel Adnan) and features archival material, images of artworks as well as of the artists themselves.
Guy de Cointet - Transatlantique
bilingual edition (English / French)
ER Publishing
Rachel Valinsky invites seven artists from both sides of the Atlantic (Davide Balula, Eva Barto, Julie Béna, Jesse Chun, Jean-Pascal Flavien, Gordon Hall, and Alan Reid) to share their views of Guy de Cointet (1934-1983), a major figure in the conceptual and performance art movements.
Yoko Ono - Everything in the Universe is Unfinished
English edition
JRP|Editions - Artists' books & editions
This publication by avant-garde artist and cultural icon Yoko Ono combines never-before-published texts and invitation pieces written in 2016–2018 with drawings from the “Franklin Summer” series she started in 1994 (new edition).
Magali Reus - Dearest
English edition
JRP|Editions - Monographs
currently out of stock
A collectible publication on Magali Reus' thinking of objecthood (an immersive and highly refined artist's book—three assembled volumes, different types of paper, transparency play on layers—based on three new series by the Dutch artist).
Doug Aitken - Mirage
English edition
JRP|Editions - Monographs
An immersive book experience: with numerous special printing features, this luxurious accordion-fold volume documents and embodies Aitken's exploration of mirrored surfaces in architecture.
Holger Trülzsch - The Seen and the Unseen
English edition
Edition Patrick Frey
Combining archive material with a wide selection of photographs of body paintings produced by the duo in the 1970-1980s, this publication retraces the evolution of gender identities and the treatment of the female body in visual culture from the 1950s to the present.
Feet of Clay
bilingual edition (English / Portuguese)
Lenz Press
currently out of stock
Curator, art historian, writer Chus Martínez and writer and curator Filipa Ramos bring together a group of artists who have been using clay, pottery and ceramics to imagine, project and shape the world they live in.
Carmen Diez Salvatierra - Matinées sans police - suivi de Guerre
text in French and Spanish
Les presses du réel – Literature – Al Dante
Al Dante - Poetry & Literature
Written with a sensitive ear to the present, Matinées sans police reveals a relationship with the world in which the intimate and the extimate assert themselves in all their political dimensions.
A history of images / Une histoire d\'images - Donation Antoine de Galbert au musée de Grenoble
bilingual edition (English / French)
Empire - Books
Through more than 500 images by 95 photographers, the Musée de Grenoble's collection of photographs from Antoine de Galbert's collection and his foundation offers an impressive panorama of our times and the decisive role played by photography in shaping our perceptions and contemporary mythologies.
Eugène Carrière - Scènes de la vie domestique
bilingual edition (English / French)
Mennour
An overview of Eugène Carrière's work, through a selection of little-known or previously unpublished paintings, alongside his major masterpieces.
Tom Wesselmann - After Matisse
bilingual edition (English / French)
Almine Rech Editions
The major influence of Henri Matisse on the work of one of the leading figures of American Pop Art.
Yayoi Kusama - The Dutch years 1960–70
English edition
MER. B&L
A complete documentation of Yayoi Kusama's early performative activities in the Netherlands in the 1960s-70s, through a collection of previously unpublished photographs and written and visual accounts from eyewitnesses, showcasing her unique style and engagement with the emerging sexual revolution.
Louise Bourgeois - Les Fleurs
no text
Nieves
Louise Bourgeois' flowers series, painted in gouache on paper.
Jacques Ponzio - Monk ABC
bilingual edition (English / French)
Lenka lente
A collection of quotations from Thelonious Monk, organized as an alphabet book (new revised and augmented edition). More than a hundred entries based on the testimonies of musicians (Steve Lacy, Sahib Shihab, Henri Renaud) and journalists (Leonard Feather, Ira Gitler, Val Wilmer…).
Griselda Pollock - Maîtresses d\'autrefois - Femmes, art et idéologie
French edition
JRP|Editions - Lectures Maison Rouge
Parker and Pollock's seminal volume of feminist art history.
Construire un Matrimoine de la BD - Créations, mobilisations et transmissions des femmes dans le neuvième art, en Europe et en Amérique
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – ArTeC
The first scientific work to trace the history of female comic strip creators, for the (re)valorization of women's heritage.
Guillaume Sibertin-Blanc - Variations Fassbinder - Images d\'Allemagne, désirs de cinéma
French edition
Les presses du réel – Cinema & video art
A philosophico-cinematographic journey through Fassbinder's filmic oeuvre, from the avant-garde daring of 1968 to the fallout of the leaden years ten years later.
Servin Bergeret - Iris Clert - singulièrement galeriste
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Fama
This monographic essay explores Iris Clert, an unclassifiable and emblematic figure of the 1960s artistic avant-garde.
Pierre Schaeffer - À la recherche de Pierre Schaeffer - Portrait(s)
French edition
Les presses du réel – Music & Sound Arts – Misceallenous
A vast selection of theoretical, philosophical and literary writings by Pierre Schaeffer, accompanied by testimonies of various personalities, providing a privileged entry into the multidimensional universe of the composer, engineer, theorist and radio man, whose tutelary shadow is constantly cast on the landscape of sound creation.
Anne-Marie Minella - Les artistes et le textile
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Misceallenous
An overview of the use of textile in contemporary visual arts around the world.
Strange Design
French edition
Les presses du réel – Architecture / design / graphic design – Design/Théories
A history of critical design in four episodes: the Italian radical design of the late 1970s; the Dutch conceptual design of the 1990s; the English critical design of the 2000s, and the contemporary scene (with contributions by Bless, Didier Faustino, Alessandro Mendini, Gianni Pettena…).
Gilles Perraudin - Les jours sont ronds
French edition
Caryatide / Cosa Mentale - Essays
The story/manifesto of an architect's life: a re-reading of Gilles Perraudin's career by himself, enabling us to retrace the path of a thought in perpetual motion.
Bernard Quirot - Simplifions
French edition
Caryatide / Cosa Mentale - Essays
In this writing, French architect Bernard Quirot carries a reflection on his theoretical foundations and evokes, through his architectural journey, a critical vision of the increasing complexity of the world.
Bernard Stiegler - Le Portique - Panser le devenir des savoirs dans le milieu numérique
French edition
Le Portique
Double issue dedicated to the memory of Bernard Stiegler.
Kengo Kuma - Architectes des Jeux de Tokyo
French edition
Les presses du réel – Architecture / design / graphic design – Architecture
MCJP (Maison de la Culture du Japon à Paris)
A presentation of the fascinating architectural legacy of the Tokyo Olympic Games through two iconic buildings, the Yoyogi Olympic Gymnasium and the New National Stadium, highlighting the two world-renowned Japanese architects behind these projects: Kenzō Tange and Kengo Kuma.
Jacques Ponzio - Monk sur Seine
French edition
Lenka lente
Jacques Ponzio recounts in text and images Thelonious Monk's 10-day stay in Paris in the spring of 1954.
Akasegawa Genpei - Anatomie du Tomason
French edition
Les presses du réel – Avant-gardes – Délashiné!
The first French translation of the texts of the Japanese artist and writer Akasegawa Genpei (Katsuhiko Akasegawa, aka Otsuji Katsuhiko, 1937-2014), a figure of the Tokyo avant-garde of the 1960s, on the concept of Tomason, with a rich iconography.
Edward J. Sullivan - Modernités américaines (1910-1960)
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History – Œuvres en sociétés
An audacious account of the ways in which the arts in the Americas were modernized during the first half of the 20th century.
Objets à l\'état vif - Entre dynamiques sociales et pratiques artistiques
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Misceallenous
A collective reflection on the question of objects in artistic situations, at the crossroads of art history and theory, social sciences and artistic practices.
Jean-Michel Alberola - 1965-1966-1967
French edition
Templon
Jean-Michel Alberola's series 1965-1966-1967 (Details), a group of drawings, engraving and oil on canvases.
Jamie Allen - Infrastructures critiques
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – ArTeC
How do we perceive and think about the infrastructures that condition the ways in which we perceive, think and experience our world? Four essays by Jamie Allen, whose experiments as artist and researcher cross media, disciplines and borders, that invite us to make visible the backstage work of the digitized world, and to think (post)critically about the very notion of critique.
Ârash Aminian Tabrizi - Sexpositions
French edition
Les presses du réel – Philosophy / politics – Miscellaneous
A series of exchanges relating to questions of gender, sexual difference and sexualities, enabling not only a rereading of Jean-Luc Nancy's corpus and its developments through the prism of what Nancy has called sexistence, but also the reinscription of the elaboration of this concept in a web of biographical elements and, hence, an exploration of the philosopher's actual sexistence.
Chantal Guillaume - Fourier ou l\'utopie en réel
French edition
Les presses du réel – Philosophy / politics – L'écart absolu (Absolute Gap) – Paperback
Charles Fourier or utopia as reality.
Matthieu Renault - Maîtres et esclaves - Archives du Laboratoire d\'analyse des Mythologiques de la modernité
French edition
Les presses du réel – Philosophy / politics – Second reading
An experimental fictional ("post-apocalyptic") anthropology of philosophy, focusing on the dialectic of master and slave, itself understood as myth.
Littérature et design - Visualités et visualisations du texte en régime numérique
French edition
Les presses du réel – Literature – Figures
New visualities and visualizations of literature in the digital age: the possible contributions of design thinking to literary theory.
Sophie Orlando - La Part affective
French edition
Paraguay Press - Essays
A chronicle of the recent transformations of art schools, from the point of view of a teacher, at a time when these spaces are both threatened by increasingly fragile and uncertain public policy management, and at the same time more than ever spaces where the word opens up, practices change and art finds itself in direct contact with the most avant-garde movements in society.
Clara Schulmann - Zizanies
French edition
Paraguay Press - Essays
A picaresque tale of Clara Schulmann's often collective experiences.
Michel Guérin - Aménager l\'espace, orner les lieux
French edition
Athom
Three texts by Michel Guérin on the notions of ornament and decoration, at the crossroads of theological, anthropological, aesthetic and philosophical considerations.
OpticalSound
French edition
OpticalSound
Optical Sound
Interviews with Michel Dector et Jean-Baptiste Farkas, Alice Dourlen, Apichatpong Weerasethakul, Jim O'Rourke, Steven Stapleton, Andrea Laszlo De Simone; Johanna Went and Dame Darcy by Nicolas Ballet; Mickael Vis; Yûichi Yokoyama; SMITH; Marcel Broodthaers; Current 93; IKHÉA©SERVICES; Alan Dunn; Oskar Schlemmer; Blaine L. Reininger; Martin Le Chevallier; Ludovic Chemarin©...
Inter - Arts altercapacités
French edition
Inter, art actuel
Intervention - Inter, art actuel
Inter 143 invites you to explore Mad art, Crip art, disabled art, deaf art, raw art, edible art, situated art and inclusive art: all ways of perceiving, thinking and creating by people with different abilities (physical, intellectual, cognitive, mental, sensory, learning, language and communication skills) or functional diversity.
Serge Guilbaut - Ping-pong culturel existentiel - France – États-Unis (1944-1947)
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History – Œuvres en sociétés
A genuine investigation, in the opposite direction to the narrative imposed by art historians, of artistic, cultural and political developments in the Western world after the Second World War, between Paris and New York.
Anne Truitt - Au fil des jours - Le Journal d\'une artiste
French edition
ER Publishing
The first of four diaries written by Anne Truitt (1921-2004), a major figure in 20th-century American art.
Iglika Christova - Penser et créer avec le microcosme - Du dessin d\'observation au « dessin vivant »
French edition
various
An interdisciplinary investigation by French-Bulgarian visual artist Iglika Christova, an explorer of the microcosm, into the relationship between the mechanisms of the living world and drawing.
Globalisto - Une philosophie en mouvement – Actes d\'un imbizo
French edition
MAMC+ (Musée d'art moderne et contemporain de Saint-Etienne métropole)
The continuation and culmination of a vast project, articulated between an exhibition and a symposium, imagined by South African curator Ntshepe Tsekere Bopape (Mo Laudi), inviting 17 artists from Africa and its diaspora and a group of researchers to evoke black aesthetics and propose an alternative vision of a world without borders.
Philippe Robert - Free Fight
French edition
Lenka lente
The complete texts and photographs published in the fanzine dedicated to free jazz.
Fabien Vallos - Les Banquets (2008-2023)
French edition
Mix
This publication documents the organization of fifty-two banquets (2008-2023) as artistic practice and "social sculpture"
Jean-François Santoro - Midlife crisis
French edition
Vroum - Editions
Monologues and "quasi-monologues" in which the characters talk indiscriminately about pollution, Pokémon, bonzes and alien octopuses.
Offline
French edition (texts in English)
Offline
ECAL (Lausanne University of Art and Design)
The 13th issue of the biannual magazine of the ECAL (Lausanne University of Art and Design), with interviews with Paul Hirsch, Sébastian Strappazzon, Matthieu Gafsou, Lorenza Longhi, Gabriele Garavaglia, Loucia Carlier.
Charlie Boisson - Mémoire de l\'oublieur
French edition
Les commissaires anonymes - Objet d'études
A contemporary artistic reinterpretation of a vanished craft.
La Fugitive
French edition
Le Crédac
A lesbian and queer re-reading of Albertine, a central character in Marcel Proust's In Search of Lost Time. A group show constructed as a portrait of lesbian identity.
Aurélie Pétrel - 2275 prises de vue latentes [Index-PVL]
French edition
Mix
This edition, the fifth volume in the Vues & Données series, includes data from the 2,275 "latent shots" taken by artist Aurélie Pétrel.
Vues & données (catalogue) - 29-3-2024 – 2-6-2024
French edition
Mix
The result of a research project revolving around the question of data, headed by artist-photographer Aurélie Pétrel and philosopher Fabien Vallos.
Daniel H. Tajan - Mémoire d\'escalier
French edition
Naima
20 drawings, 15 architects, 125 steps. Twenty perspective drawings edited to scale from plans, twenty architectural climates in comic-book realism to decipher the language of modern architecture through the work of fifteen architects.
Jean-Marie Bytebier - Rendez-vous
French edition
MER. B&L
Catalogue.
Gérard Berréby - Documents relatifs à l\'édition pirate du Traité du style de Louis Aragon par Gérard Berréby
French edition
Incertain Sens
Gérard Berréby looks back at the first publishing experience of the man who was to become the director of Allia publishing house: the decision, in the early 1980s, to produce a pirate edition of Aragon's book—at the time opposed to any reprinting—, an unprecedented gesture that provoked numerous reactions in the literary world, and raised a number of questions linked to appropriation and self-publishing.
Vanessa Theodoropoulou - Le Monde en situation - La révolte sensible de l\'Internationale situationniste
French edition
Les presses du réel – Avant-gardes – L'écart absolu (Absolute Gap) – Fundamental
An in-depth historical study of the artistic and political project of the Situationist International (1952-1972).
Maurice Fréchuret - Respirer - La puissance créatrice du souffle
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History – Œuvres en sociétés
From the negative hands on the walls of the Chauvet caves (minus 30,000 years ago) to the most recent experiments of a number of contemporary artists, an entire history of art can be written under the prism of breathing. Between these two milestones, this study attempts to highlight the innovative force of breath and the importance accorded to breathing as a creative gesture and artwork on its own.
Sites du film - Le cinéma et ses parages
French edition
Les presses du réel – Cinema & video art – Perceptions
Cinema as a method of investigating the visible and a journey into the theoretical thinking of images.
Esther Meunier Corfdyr - Corps endormis corps affranchis
French edition
Les presses du réel – Dance & Performing Arts – Gestes
Dancer and playwright Esther Meunier Corfdyr ventures into sleeping territories.
Luca Merlini - La traversée de ma bibliothèque
French edition
Caryatide / Cosa Mentale
An adventure book, written and drawn, by Luca Merlini that takes us closer to the creative process of the architect and the parallel that can be drawn with literature, highlighting the question of the book and its intimate relationship to architecture.
Jesús María Aparicio Guisado - Le mur - Concept essentiel dans le projet architectonique : la matérialisation de l\'idée et l\'idéalisation de la matière
French edition
Caryatide / Cosa Mentale - Opus
Jesús María Aparicio Guisado expounds here his conception of architecture by exploring the notion of the wall in four major buildings through drawing and words.
Charif Majdalani - L\'Art et son Lieu - Essai sur les trente ans de la Galerie Janine Rubeiz
French edition
Kaph Books
The story of the Galerie Janine Rubeiz, a major venue on Beirut's cultural and artistic scene.
Mathias Richard - FREEING (Our Bodies) - Spécial Mathias Richard
French edition
FREEING (Our Bodies)
Issue dedicated to the work of writer, poet, performer and musician Mathias Richard.
Pierre Guyotat - Pierre Guyotat et l\'Algérie
French edition
Diaphanes
A collective work to highlight the unique perspective of Pierre Guyotat, one of the greatest authors of the French language and a major figure in the memory of the Algerian conflict, on the war of independence and post-independence Algeria.
Agnès Violeau - Pratiquer l\'exposition - Une écologie
French edition
Mix
An essay on the new challenges facing exhibition curators.
Kitasono Katué - 1902-1978
French edition
Les presses du réel – Avant-gardes – L'écart absolu (Absolute Gap) – Construction
Reference monograph of the most renowned Japanese artist-poet of the 20th century in Europe and the United States, active since the 1920s, a figure of visual poetry, linked to all the European and American literary and artistic avant-gardes, with numerous illustrations.
Jean-Marie Gleize - Je deviens (séances)
French edition
Les presses du réel – Literature – Al Dante
Al Dante - Poetry & Literature
This latest book—part of a ten-volume series that began with Léman in 1990—takes up and redistributes the elements of an investigation whose main material is autobiographical. The author restores an imaginary "childhood" that he writes about in a poetic attempt to understand it, and never ceases to "become".
Denise Le Dantec - Scum, un rêve
French edition
Les presses du réel – Literature – Al Dante
Al Dante - Poetry & Literature
Virginia Woolf and Valerie Solanas inspired a reverie. From there, a text unfolded in slippery formulas and furtive references that sometimes imploded into graphic and visual signs.
François Salmeron - Itinérances écologiques - Art, éthique et environnement
French edition
Caza d'Oro
restocking in progress
currently out of stock
A critical and ethical reflection on contemporary art and ecology, based on long-term research into the work of some twenty international artists committed to environmental issues.
Bruno Richard - Elles sont de sortie #100
French edition
United Dead Artists
1000 drawings ranked from lightest to darkest, a major work by a rare and powerful artist, a major influence on the current graphzine scene.
Gaston Chaissac - Fétiches dernier cri
French edition
MASC (Musée de l'Abbaye Sainte-Croix)
This monograph, taking a thematic approach that brings together both words and objects, aims to highlight the extreme inventiveness of Gaston Chaissac.
La Biennale internationale des jeunes artistes - Paris (1959-1985)
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History – Misceallenous
The first major work on the history and current importance of the Biennale of Young Artists, known as the "Biennale de Paris", which took place between 1959 and 1985, bringing together thirty-five texts by international authors, including some testimonies from actors who took part in the Biennale.
Imaginaires technologiques
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – ArTeC
Some insights into the imaginaries that inhabit techno-scientific realities, transforming our relationship with the world, closing or opening up the future.
Laurent Stalder - Un dessin n\'est pas un plan et autres essais
French edition
Caryatide / Cosa Mentale
This collection does not propose a theory of architectural drawing, but brings together seven essays (written over the last fifteen years), which explore the potential of architectural drawing during the 20th century, through seven modes of representation: plan, section, arrow, grid, images, diagram, drawing.
Arnaud Labelle-Rojoux - LCDB (Le Culte Des Banni.e.s)
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Al Dante
Al Dante - Poetry & Literature
A trans-theoretical essay: Arnaud Labelle-Rojoux explores the arcana of artists' cult status through a kaleidoscopic series of portraits of "banished" visual artists, filmmakers, writers, musicians and architects, from William S. Burroughs to Jean-Luc Godard via John Cage.
Paul-Armand Gette - L\'odyssée du 0 m.
French edition
Les presses du réel – Contemporary art – Al Dante
Al Dante - Contemporary Art
This catalogue offers a journey—an odyssey—through the work of Paul-Armand Gette, with the "0m." as a common thread, the manifesto gesture that has punctuated the artist's universe since 1974.
F.J. Ossang - Les guerres polaires, suivi de Les Chauffes de sang
French edition
Les presses du réel – Literature – Al Dante
Al Dante - Poetry & Literature
Reissue of a book of poetry from 1984—perhaps F.J. Ossang's most incandescent poetic period—that never saw the light of day.
Attaques
French edition
Attaques
Les presses du réel – Literature – Al Dante
Al Dante - Poetry & Literature
A journal of critical and political poetry
Mieke Bal - Concepts itinérants - Comment se déplacer dans les sciences humaines
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – esthétique:critique
Attempting to bridge the gap between specialised scholarship in the humanistic disciplines and an interdisciplinary project of cultural analysis, Mieke Bal has written an intellectual travel guide that charts the course "beyond" cultural studies.
Philippe Despoix - K. B. W. - La bibliothèque Warburg, laboratoire de pensée intermédiale
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Perceptions
The challenges of the library and the photographic collection founded by Aby Warburg in the 1920s, as a "laboratory" for collective research on the forms of transmission of images since Antiquity, and an intermedial device of knowledge. An exceptional case study, driven by the question: what was the impact of photography in Warburg's turning point in the history of art and culture?
Roberto Barbanti - Les sonorités du monde - De l\'écologie sonore à l\'écosophie sonore
French edition
Les presses du réel – Music & Sound Arts – Misceallenous
A vast research on the notion of acoustic and sound ecology and its transition to a new sound ecosophy, integrating the multidimensionality of listening to propose to hear differently.
Bruno Fernandès - Dadakan ! - Nu intègre descendant les préjugés
French edition
Les presses du réel – Avant-gardes – Délashiné!
The life and work of the precursor of happening and streaking in Japan, Itoi Kanji (aka Dadakan, 1920-2021): the first comprehensive chrono-biographical study in Western language on the great Japanese Dadaist nudist ascetic, with a rare iconography.
Nicolas Ballet - Shock Factory - Culture visuelle des musiques industrielles (1969-1995)
French edition
Les presses du réel – Music & Sound Arts – Misceallenous
A vast study of the visual culture of industrial music during its development in Europe, the United States and Japan, from the 1970s to the 1990s, a global culture that goes beyond sound experimentation to cross different media (graphics, film, performance, video), in a close dialogue with the heritage of modernity and under the growing influence of technologies.
Claudia Mareis - Théories du design - Une introduction
French edition
Les presses du réel – Architecture / design / graphic design – Design/Théories
By introducing the main design theories of the twentieth century, Claudia Mareis outlines approaches and models that postulate an expanded notion of design, in connection with the human and technical sciences, as well as with the challenges of a changing society.
Jean-Paul Fourmentraux - Sousveillance - L\'œil du contre-pouvoir
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – esthétique:critique
On the border between arts and surveillance studies, this book analyzes the technopolitical role of new "machines vision" and considers sousveillance as a democratic counter-power.
Laurent Buffet - Captation et subversion - L\'art à l\'épreuve du capitalisme tardif
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – esthétique:critique
Suspected of having been completely assimilated by the commercial industries, it is not so much against these that art must be defended as against a simplistic narrative imposed by a certain sociology of art. When one is finally interested in the artistic practices themselves, it becomes obvious that the art continues to resist: by its politics of the forms.
Herman Parret - La délicatesse des sens
French edition
Les presses du réel – Philosophy / politics – esthétique:critique
A collection of three new aesthetic essays, between the visual arts and literature, by Belgian philosopher and semiotician Herman Parret: a reflection on the "delicacy" in the various fields of sensoriality (the visible, the sound, the taste and the tactile)—a most suggestive reading for the construction or the development of a sensitive semiotics.
Saidiya Hartman - À perte de mère - Sur les routes atlantiques de l\'esclavage
French edition
Brook
Saidiya Hartman traces the history of the Atlantic slave trade by recounting a journey she took along a slave route in Ghana. Following the trail of captives from the hinterland to the Atlantic coast, she reckons with the blank slate of her own genealogy and vividly dramatizes the effects of slavery on three centuries of African and African American history.
Sébastien Miravete - Bergson structuraliste - L\'aube d\'une autre anthropologie structurale et cognitive
French edition
Les presses du réel – Philosophy / politics – Drama
What does Bergson bring to the history of the concept of "structure" even before the advent of structuralism? Why is his approach still relevant today? Sébastien Miravete proposes a rereading of Bergsonian philosophy to show how it outlines an other structuralist metaphysics, which can inspire all 21st century thought.
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