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Criticism, theory & documents
 
Basic writings, anthologies / essays, texts and interviews.
 
2018
French edition
forthcoming
A history of photography through its accidents.

2018
French edition
forthcoming
A collection of texts by Soviet avant-garde filmmaker and theoretician Dziga Vertov, including a critical apparatus and visual documents.

2018
French edition
forthcoming

2018
French edition
forthcoming
Philosopher Ludger Schwarte presents a critical essay against the notion of contemporaneity in art and pleads for a renewed temporality: an art of futurity.

2018
French edition
Special offer for the purchase of two volumes dedicated to correspondence of Gustave Courbet.

2018
French edition
A review of the epistolary correspondence of Gustave Courbet, by an ethnologist, a writer, a psychoanalyst, a hunter, a philosopher, a gastroenterologist, a psychiatrist, two curators, and six art historians.

2018
French edition
A philosophy of decolonization that intends to show how, in knowledge and the arts, the past can be passed.

2018
English edition
The current panoply of private initiatives in the museum world.

2018
English edition
A field guide to contemporary design.

2018
bilingual edition (English / French)
Art critic Rahma Khazam brings together a heterogeneous collection of authors offering a variety of interpretations on the work of artist and poet Franck Leibovici.

2018
trilingual edition (English / German / French)
Six essays dealing with still rarely discussed aspects of the work of Joseph Beuys, Max Bill, Fischli | Weiss and Ai Weiwei, but also Jules Verne, in their relationship with the various artistic concepts of Marcel Duchamp.

2018
French edition
A collection of texts about time and artists working with it.

2018
French edition
A collection of texts about space and artists working with it.

2018
French edition
The encounters between the most prominent French philosophers of the 1960s and 1970s and the artists of their times, most particularly the protagonists of the Narrative Figuration movement.

2018
French edition
A synthesis of the multiple dimensions of the protean oeuvre of a legendary artist, which we measure today to what extent they find an echo in contemporary environmental, cinematographic, aesthetic and social issues.

2018
English edition
A critical perspective on Guyton's work.

2018
English edition
Comparative Studies of Neo-Avant-Gardes in a Bipolar World.

2018
English edition
This book, the first major publication in English devoted to the Korean critic and art historian Lee Yil (1932-1997), is a collection of texts on aesthetics, theory and history of art by the main observer of “Dansaekhwa”, or Korean monochrome. It also brings together essays and monographic prefaces that gave wide coverage to artists who had been active from the end of the Korean war up until the mid-1990s.

2018
French edition
Crossing perspectives on performance acts within the discursive space of contemporary art.

2018
French edition
The first French translation of the landmark work by media theorist Friedrich Kittler.

2018
French edition
An introduction to media theory.

2017
English edition
This book focuses on the distinctiveness of the stars of Hollywood's Golden Age. These stars were cast for their specific dancing or singing skills, that could be recognized by audiences and sold by the studios' publicity machine. They acquired Hollywood stardom through a dialogue with highbrow culture and mass industry, that cinema tried to bring into harmony. This collection brings together the contributions of American, British and French researchers.

2017
French edition
This book focuses on the distinctiveness of the stars of Hollywood's Golden Age. These stars were cast for their specific dancing or singing skills, that could be recognized by audiences and sold by the studios' publicity machine. They acquired Hollywood stardom through a dialogue with highbrow culture and mass industry, that cinema tried to bring into harmony. This collection brings together the contributions of American, British and French researchers.

2017
French edition
The essays gathered in this volume explore interactivity in art, in a historical and interdisciplinary perspective.

2017
French edition
A transdisciplinary study on the Tutsi genocide, tackling various issues related to the writing and the transmission of the genocide's history, to its political and judicial dimensions, and to its media and artistic representations.

2017
French edition
A collection of essays focusing on the notions of invention and image in art.

2017
French edition
The aesthetics of Gilles Deleuze.

2017
French edition
A collection of theoretical texts by the German composer: a valuable testimony of his research on the musical link between sound and body.

2017
English edition
This reader brings together American and French scholars to discuss the recent paradigmatic shifts from anthropocentric theories toward new models of realism, objectivity, and even metaphysics, occurring in the realm of contemporary art and philosophy—with the school of thought called New Existentialism as a guiding topic.

2017
French edition
The interplay of literature and contemporary art.

2017
English edition
A collection of texts by researchers, artists and critics, exploring Morgan Fisher's filmography in relation to his other artistic practices.

2017
French edition
Art criticism: historical approach and current practices

2017
English edition
Drawing on examples from France and the United States, this publication offers a multidisciplinary reflection on a new type of engagement of art in democracy, renewing relationships between creation, culture and society (adaptated from a French publication on the New Patrons's activities, updated with contributions from the Anglo-American intellectual scene).

2017
French edition
A collection of essays exploring the current contemporary art scene through the analysis of the works of ten artistic figures of the present days.

2017
French edition
An history of assemblage art in California from 1950 to 1970.

2017
English edition
An interdisciplinary reflection on the new figures of subjectivity in the digital age.

2017
English edition

2017
French edition
Different perspectives (art history, philosophy, photography, film, architecture, history of science...) on the heterogeneous forms the discourse of pictures can take (an anthology).

2017
French edition
A biographical essay which explores the origins and influences of Charlemagne Palestine, as well as themes related to his life and artistic practice—spirituality, music, performance, avant-gardism—together with an acute analysis of his main works. The study is followed by an interview with the artist, which provides a clever balance between personal anecdotes and reflection.

2017
French edition
The avant-garde of the 1990s.

2017
French edition
A collection of texts by researchers, artists and critics, exploring Morgan Fisher's filmography in relation to his other artistic practices.

2017
French edition
Three textual pieces on Kafka, Sade, and Lautréamont, inspired by the author's dreams and nocturnal readings.

2017
French edition
24 unpublished letters by Gustave Courbet.

2016
English edition
Reflecting upon the necessary conditions for the development of the New Patrons Protocol, the French conceptual artist calls for a better involvement of museums as well as for an art history that would relate creative processes with political conditions.

2016
French edition
Reflecting upon the necessary conditions for the development of the New Patrons Protocol, the French conceptual artist calls for a better involvement of museums as well as for an art history that would relate creative processes with political conditions.

2016
French edition
Crossing perspectives on living among screens.

2016
French edition
The AICA France Art Criticism Prize: a retrospective catalogue (2013-2015)

2016
French edition
The political dimension of Visual Studies, between Francophone and Anglo-American studies.

2016
French edition
First French translation of a pioneering study on Hollywood musicals.

2016
French edition
The great Brazilian critic Mário Pedrosa (1900-1981)'s farewell to art criticism, written to his countrymen in the manner of Montesquieu's Persian Letters.

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