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2019
trilingual edition (English / French / German)
Edition Patrick Frey
First major monograph devoted to a key figure of outsider art, flying machines inventor Gustav Mesmer. This publication looks back at his path through essays by Lucienne Peiry, Juliane Stiegele and Franz Xaver Ott, as well as photographs by Franco Zehnder and Stefan Hartmaier.

2019
sans texte
Edition Patrick Frey
A book of portraits with a difference, culled from a 2002–2018 photo archive of porn actors who resemble or actually even portray celebrities and public figures. Polish artist Piotr Uklański draws on a stock of hard and soft copies of “dirty” glossy men's magazines like Hustler and Loaded—as well as a plethora of meme culture material dumped on websites and blogs.

2019
no text
(SIC) – Soft Alphabet
This artist's book presents a series of silkscreens on wall made by Pierre Lauwers between 2014 and 2018. These murals were digitally reproduced and reduced to 1:4 for offset printing.

2019
no text
Edition Patrick Frey
Monograph showcasing 18 years of practice by the Swiss photographer. Alternating snapshots, self-portraits, documentary and fashion photography, pictures of arranged landscapes, buildings, people, and furniture, this publication provides a wide overview of Wassmann's artistic approach through associative sequences weaving on a loose narrative, like a stream of consciousness.

2019
German edition
Edition Patrick Frey
A selection of about 2.000 mail art works on paper (drawings, collages…) created between 1991-1994 by the artists' trio. They would mail each other pictures, repeatedly overpainting and adding to them until they comprised several layers. Each book cover is unique, individually designed by Eric Schumacher and Andrea Clavadetscher.

2019
English edition (texts in French and Dutch)
Q-O2
A multifaceted examination of sound as a central feature in urban planning.

2019
English edition
JRP|Ringier – Retrospective monographs
Catalogue raisonné of paintings realized by Peter Halley between 1980 and 1989.

2019
English edition
JRP|Ringier – Artists' books & editions
Reprint of Dorothy Iannone's 1969 book of recipes.

2019
English edition
Sternberg Press – Monographs and artists' books
Prints by Jennifer Bornstein gathers together a body of work encompassing her latest projects in printmaking during a recent fellowship at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard University. These works are contextualized by earlier projects in drawing, film, and artist books that span the 1990s to the present.

2019
English edition
Shelter Press – Books
A score for 51 human voices intended to mimic the sound of the sea, displayed as loose sheets slipped in PVC sleeve. David Horvitz's hommage to Pauline Oliveros.

2019
English edition
Edition Patrick Frey
An architectural exploration of haunted locations in Singapore.

2019
English edition
Edition Patrick Frey
The richly illustrated memoirs of 1960-1970s jet-set call-girl/muse Susi Wyss: In 800 pages and 1.000 photographs, this publication tells the sulfurous story of Wyss' first forty years. A true tale of sex, drugs, and rock'n'roll, in which the reader will meet a gallery of colorful socialites and artists like Helmut Newton, Kenneth Anger, Iggy Pop, Dennis Hopper, Brion Gysin…

2019
English edition
Diaphanes – Misceallenous
A transdisciplinary reevaluation of the dialogical character of humanism.

2019
English edition
Diaphanes – Transpositionen
First of 29 volumes of Reiner Schürmann's so far unpublished lecture notes on the history of western thought, this publication traces the rise of self-consciousness in its modern form and function, with Luther as the central figure of Schürmann's study.

2019
English edition
Diaphanes – Transpositionen
This volume of Reiner Schürmann's lectures unpacks Nietzsche's ambivalence towards Kant, in particular positioning Nietzsche's claim to have brought an end to German idealism against the backdrop of the Kantian transcendental-critical tradition.

2019
English edition
Diaphanes – Transpositionen
This collection assembles key essays of Reiner Schürmann centering on the concepts of anarchy and the singularization to come. Setting out from the question of the status of practical philosophy at the end of metaphysics, these texts track the crucial role of Schürmann's engagement with the work of Michel Foucault between 1983 and 1991.

2019
English edition
Diaphanes – Think Art
Researcher Elena Vogman examines the unpublished archival material relating to the film adaptation of Karl Marx's Capital by Sergei Eisenstein. The analysis of these materials reveals the clear and ambitious idea that animated the Soviet filmmaker for this aborted project: to build a visual theorization of value.

2019
bilingual edition (texts in French and Portuguese)
Les presses du réel – Avant-gardes
Special issue dedicated to Brazilian poet Augusto de Campos.

bilingual edition (English / Spanish)
Art centers, museums, galleries & varia
This monograph provides an exhaustive look at the practice of Yann Gerstberger, a French artist exiled in Mexico, whose work is deeply rooted in Mexican popular culture and pre-Columbian mythologies. The publication gathers series of works (sketches, photocopies, neon paper drawings and collages, tapestries), two essays, and poems by Gabriela Jauregui. The edition features an annex booklet devoted to exhibition views.

2019
bilingual edition (English / Portuguese)
Art centers, museums, galleries & varia
This luxurious comprehensive catalogue, lavishly illustrated, brings together works from throughout the artist's career, from early collages and Polaroids, to the images of flowers, nudes, sexuality and portraits that made him one of the most notable photographers of the last century. It includes texts by art historian Jonathan K. Nelson and by Susan Sontag

2019
bilingual edition (English / Italian)
Humboldt Books
This publication presents a project by Linda Fregni Nagler about the photographic “School of Yokohama”, which emerged during the Meiji era in Japan. Over the past ten years, the artist has collected hand-colored photographs of this period representing Mount Fuji. She re-photographed them, printed them and colored them by hand, according to colorization method of that time.

2019
bilingual edition (English / German)
Edition Patrick Frey
A series of photographs of the Rhône Glacier in Switzerland, taken between the summers of 2014 and 2017. Each year during this season, the authorities cover the glacier with blankets to fight melting ice.

2019
bilingual edition (English / German)
Edition Patrick Frey
A very special overview of the work of a new media art pioneer: snapshots from all over the world, paintings, collages, graphic and ornamental works, and various artifacts from the artist's collections, which include everything from old magazines to fabric patterns.

2019
bilingual edition (English / German)
Edition Patrick Frey
First monograph dedicated to the artistic freelance photography of industrial photographer and filmmaker Giorgio Wolfensberger. Beginning with the black-and-white documentary photography of his first years, the publication then documents a rich body of colorful photographs depicting with humor, the strangeness of everyday life and its objects.

2019
bilingual edition (English / French)
May
Trisha Erin / Freestyle Rap / “A Perfect Day” / by Cecilia Pavón / on the legitimate acquisition of tons of sex / the onset of automation / on the fim The Square;“Seismography of Struggles” / at INHA, Paris / Sam Pulitzer at Francesca Pia / Richard Maxwell at Greene Naftali / Clément Rodzielski on Edvard Munch at MET Breuer / Georgia Sagri at Kunstverein Braunschweig, Karl Holmqvist on Versace Retrospective at Kronprinzenpalais.

2019
bilingual edition (English / French)
Art centers, museums, galleries & varia
This book is part of a research project conducted at ECAL that takes a critical look at standards in the field of offset printing. One will find here a collection of texts and images related to colour printing which recount histories, at times unknown, others forgotten, or else, for some, never told.

2019
bilingual edition (English / French)
Art centers, museums, galleries & varia
First major catalogue/monograph on the French artist: an overview of Molinero's dual work, which both reflects on the academic history of sculpture and refers to pop culture, especially science fiction, splatter films, and crime news.

2019
bilingual edition (English / French)
Spectres – Books
Spectres – Composing Listening presents a series of texts by composers who discuss personal dimension in the practice of experimental sound art and music. This publication is the first issue of an annual journal freely inspired by the research notebooks edited by the Groupe de Recherches Musicales (GRM) in the late 1970s.

2019
bilingual edition (English / French)
Shelter Press – Books
Soil Affinities explores the connections of (post)colonial history and the movement of plants for agriculture, from Aubervilliers, a northern suburb of Paris, to formerly French West Africa (Mali and Senegal). This publication and Uriel Orlow's eponymous project retrace the lines and networks of earthly connections between plants and humans through images, maps, texts, and interviews conducted in France, Senegal, and Mali over the span of two years.

2019
bilingual edition (English / French)
United Dead Artists
This graphic anthology is dedicated to Elvifrance, the scandalous French publisher of erotic comic books whose catalogue was under the fierce scrutiny of French censorship authorities from the 1970s to the 1990s. The publication takes a look back at this infamous history through many unpublished archives and a wide selection of covers. It also features an ensemble of covers revisited by some forty contemporary graphic artists.

2019
bilingual edition (English / French)
Tombolo Presses
This publication celebrates 10 years of Poptronics, a French online media dedicated to net-culture: net-art, video games, music and sound art, hacktivism, post-digital art… For its tenth anniversary, Poptronics brought up a collective archive of its materials, revisited by the French digital art scene.

2019
Sub Rosa
Piano always had a central role in the discography of French composer Sylvain Chauveau. This selection of unreleased and out-of-print short pieces—mostly soundtracks—showcases what might be Chauveau's musical signature: quietness, slow pace, long resonances, a close as possible to silence. Music to be played at night.

2019
Typologie
Typologie is a collection of design books about ordinary objects. This issue dedicated to the wine bottle features a photographic section with 60 silhouettes of rare or common bottles; a geography of forms, from Bordeaux to Alsace; a photographic report in the glassworks of Albi; a conversation between a botte-maker, a winemaker and a collector of ancient bottles.

2019
Typologie
Typologie is a collection of design books about ordinary objects. This issue dedicated to the cork stopper features: a large photographic section; a trip to the cork oak forests and factories in Portugal; industrial archives and corky stories; a sensitive encounter between a manufacturer, a famous consultant, and a Catalan designer.

2019
French edition
Les presses du réel – Avant-gardes

2019
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents
A reflection on our present, through a series of portraits of contemporary artists.

2019
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History

2019
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History

2019
French edition
Les presses du réel – Avant-gardes
A biography of the founder of Pataphysics, by Alastair Brotchie.

2019
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History
Jean Dubuffet, Art Brut, and the primitivist paradigm.

2019
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History
The historical-memorial narrative in comics, from Art Spiegelman to Marjane Satrapi, as a new form of representation of History, between individual and collective memory.

2019
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents

2019
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History
This book traces the career of Kara Walker (born in 1969), the most internationally recognized African-American artist since Jean-Michel Basquiat, and explores the history of the reception of a work that faces the limits of representation, challenging the question of the figuration of the black body.

2019
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History

2019
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History

2019
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History
Jean Laude's writings on art.

2019
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History
An anthology.

2019
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents
Philosopher Ludger Schwarte presents a critical essay against the notion of contemporaneity in art and pleads for a renewed temporality: an art of futurity.

2019
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History

2019
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents
A collection of texts by Soviet avant-garde filmmaker and theoretician Dziga Vertov, including a critical apparatus and visual documents.

2019
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History
A critical examination of the relationship between aesthetics and politics through the iconic figure of Carla Lonzi (1931-1982), an innovative art critic and one of the founders of neo-feminism in Italy.

2019
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History
An investigation into the artistic and political issues of participatory art since the 1990s.

2019
French edition
Fondation Hartung Bergman
Recipes from all over the world: an illustrated cookbook by Anna-Eva Bergman, published for the first time.

2019
French edition
Supernova – Books
A courtly tale that takes the form of prose poems, dedicated to Surrealist artist Benjamin Péret. Written by Emmanuelle K., poet, storyteller, video artist, and companion of the Situationist International.

2019
French edition
EnsAD
Léon Moussinac was an influential French art critic and communist intellectual. This critical edition of his diary offers a unique testimony on political and cultural life in post-war France. This edition comes with a DVD of the documentary Léon Moussinac – L'héritage de Spartacus, directed by Patrick Cazals.

2019
French edition
Les presses du réel – Literature
A seminal text of Contemporary Mexican poetry, inspired by the Tarahumara and peyote rituals. Included in appendix is the first manifesto of infra-realism, written by Anaya in 1975.

2019
French edition
Les presses du réel – Literature

2019
French edition
Les presses du réel – Literature
From “The Left Bank Publisher” to “Miss Fukushima”, 102 portraits of a person or a profession in 10 expressions in the form of an inventory.

2019
French edition
Les presses du réel – Literature

2019
French edition
Les presses du réel – Literature
Reissue of the main publications by Angéline Neveu (1946-2011), a political figure of the poetic underground scene in France.

2019
French edition
Les presses du réel – Literature
This publication brings together two new texts by Stéphane Nowak Papantoniou, with an audio link granting access to a recorded version of the publication, accompanied by a composition by sound artist motif_r.

2019
French edition
Les presses du réel – Literature

2019
French edition
Les presses du réel – Literature

2019
French edition
Les presses du réel – Literature
Collection of transcripts of performance poetry by Christian Prigent. This edition comes with a CD including the recordings of these performances, featuring the author and actress Vanda Benes.

2019
French edition
Les presses du réel – Literature
The testamentary work of Jacques Sivan: a graphic poem on the body and its reincarnation through the language.

English edition
Toilet Paper
22 new dreamlike (or nightmarish) living tableaux by Maurizio Cattelan and Pierpaolo Ferrari.

English edition
Loevenbruck
Reference monograph on the singularly radical work of Michel Parmentier—an important addition to the history of painting in the second half of the 20th century.

Rue du Bouquet

French edition
Les presses du réel – Avant-gardes

French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents

French edition
Editions du Griffon – Monographs & catalogues

French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents
A collective exploration of the relationship between contemporary art and archeology.

French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History

French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents

French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History
The career of Focillon before Focillon, a political activist with aborted literary ambitions before becoming a master of formalism and one of the greatest French art historians.

French edition
Les presses du réel – Literature
A study of the American poet Louis Zukofsky (1904-1978), key figure of modernism and founder of the “objectivist” movement.

French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History

French edition
Les presses du réel – Music & Sound Arts
The first French translation of Neuhaus's writings.

French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History

Les presses du réel – Architecture
Reference monograph.

French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History

French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History

French edition
Incertain Sens – Grey Series
Interviews with John Armleder, Simon Cutts, herman de vries, Michel Durand-Dessert, Leif Eriksson, Guy Jungblut, Walther König, Yvon Lambert, Irmeline Lebeer-Hossmann, Hansjörg Mayer, Maurizio Nannucci, Maurizio Spatola.

French edition
Les presses du réel – Literature

French edition
Cosa Mentale

Cosa Mentale
Architectural shape is the interface where form and meaning meet and communicate. In this perspective the research addresses the decoding of the shape of buildings, cities and landscapes.

Cosa Mentale
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.