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Criticism, theory & documents
2016
French edition
The aesthetic and functions of the mirror in contemporary art.

Art History
2016
French edition
A typology of erasure as artistic gesture throughout the twentieth century.

Art History
2016
French edition
From image to object: ten essays on English Pop Art and the New Brutalism in architecture.

Art History
2016
French edition
An examination of the relationship between Antoine Bourdelle and Alberto Giacometti, thus also exploring the more general history of heritage and artistic education under modernity.

Contemporary art
2016
bilingual edition (English / French)
Through 650 images drawn from the French National Institute for typographic research unpublished archives, this catalogue tells the untold story of a period of profound technological change, exploring the little-known world of typography design through a diverse selection of projects drawing on both an age-old craft tradition and the most radical innovation.

Contemporary art
2016
bilingual edition (English / French)
New monograph.

Contemporary art
2016
bilingual edition (English / French)
First monograph.

Criticism, theory & documents
2016
French edition
The concept of time in art history.

Performing & sound arts
2016
French edition
The theatrical writings of post-anthropocentric “disfigurement” and the reinvention of expressive means of contemporary philosophy.

Art History
2016
French edition
An historical and ethnographic investigation into the popular origin and environment of Cubist innovations.

Criticism, theory & documents
2016
English edition
This volume, published in parallel to Exhibiting the Moving Image, extends the inquiry into the history, theory and practice of exhibiting artists' cinema, video, installation as well as advertising films, by focusing on the domains of performance and of the “expanded arts.”

Criticism, theory & documents
2016
English edition
The place of films and moving images in the field of contemporary art.

Criticism, theory & documents
2016
English edition
Fourth and final volume of the anthology (1975-2000), focusing on painting, sculpture, installation, and architecture.

Artists' Writings
2016
English edition
A collection of monographic texts and essays by the artist.

Contemporary art
2016
bilingual edition (English / French)
For the past twenty years, Edith Dekyndt has been redefining the interdependence of the artwork and its exhibition context by relocating her work's experiments in a more extended spatiality and temporality—that of the world's ecosystem. This catalog offers a selective approach of her work on the occasion of a joint exhibition at Le Consortium and Wiels.

Avant-gardes
2016
French edition
A collective publication on Jean Genet and the arts.

Literature
2016
French edition
This volume brings together essays on the German writer W. G. Sebald (1944-2001), iconographic documents and manuscripts of the author, and a script written by Sebald for a film ever made about the life of the philosopher Ludwig Wittgenstein.

Performing & sound arts
2016
French edition
temporarily out of stock
Discourses, reflections and documents on performative and choreographic arts today.

Art History
2016
French edition
Ambiguity is inherent in images because visual perception is an interpretative act involving memory and imagination. Modern art has made this aspect of perception crucial to its relationship with the viewer. Images potentielles (Potential Images), the first systematic exploration of this topic, considers those works of art that rely to a great degree on imaginative response.

Contemporary art
2016
bilingual edition (English / French)
Major monograph on Phillip King, whose work has been essential in the revival of British sculpture in the early 1960s through experiments with abstraction, construction and color. This book gathers various texts and an interview, exhibition views, and a complete illustrated chronology over 300 pages.

Performing & sound arts
2016
bilingual edition (English / French)
The sound arts and experimental music annual review's 4th issue, on the theme of utopias.

Avant-gardes
2016
French edition
An introduction to the work of a pioneer in media, cinema and sport criticism in Japan, whose thinking deeply marked the counter-culture movements of the 60's.

Criticism, theory & documents
2016
French edition
A collection of interviews with artists and curators.

Theory
2016
French edition
A collection of previously unpublished texts by the French philosopher.

Literature
2016
French edition
A theoretical, literary and critical dossier dedicated to the relationship between Maurice Blanchot and Georges Bataille; Jean-Luc Nancy's La Communauté désavouée, around the notion of community in Blanchot's oeuvre.

Literature
2016
French edition
A theoretical, literary and critical dossier dedicated to the relationship between Maurice Blanchot and Georges Bataille; Jean-Luc Nancy's La Communauté désavouée, around the notion of community in Blanchot's oeuvre.

Performing & sound arts
2016
French edition
First monograph.

Avant-gardes
2015
French edition
This issue brings together four articles (by Michel Antony, Loïc Foulon, Gilles Gourbin, Jean-Claude Sosnowski), two projects (by Michel Cordillot and Patrick Samzun), and a great number of reading notes which demonstrate the significant vitality of the research on Fourier, Fourierism, and utopia.

Contemporary art
2015
bilingual edition (English / French)
New monograph.

Contemporary art
2015
bilingual edition (English / French)
First monograph.

Criticism, theory & documents
2015
French edition
An investigation into the enigma of the first abstract painting by Kandinsky.

Theory
2015
French edition
The end of the “human world” A discussion-panorama of trends in current thinking (Badiou, Meillassoux, speculative realism, Latour, Stengers, Descola, Viveiros de Castro...) in Pierre Montebello's own metaphysical perspective.

Architecture
2015
French edition
Seven buildings conceived by the Rennes architecture firm.

Architecture
2015
French edition

Theory
2015
French edition
A set of contributions that explore the conditions of possibility of speculative (and truly engaged) “gestures”, in the context of a widespread crisis of the modes of thinking of modernity (contributions by Didier Debaise, Donna J. Haraway, Bruno Latour, Pierre Montebello, Isabelle Stengers...).

Contemporary art
2015
bilingual edition (English / French)
The book of the 13th edition of the international exhibition, curated by American curator Ralph Rugoff, under the title “La vie moderne”: a catalogue both physical and digital (the paper guide allows access to the complete digital catalogue from a download code).

Contemporary art
2015
bilingual edition (English / French)
The digital catalogue of the 13th edition of the international exhibition, curated by American curator Ralph Rugoff, under the title “La vie moderne”: a radical and poetic take on daily life and the modern world.

Contemporary art
2015
bilingual edition (English / French)
First monograph devoted to French artist Anne Brégeaut's intimate, phantasmic and colorful universe, a world deceptively happy, sentimental and almost childlike, but contaminated with incongruous or absurd connections that make it successively disturbing, ambiguous or fragile.

Contemporary art
2015
bilingual edition (English / French)
Luxury edition of Anne Brégeaut's monograph, accompanied by a screenprinting limited to 50 copies.

Literature
2015
French edition
A running-headline tale featuring, in order of appearance: Katie Holmes, Tom Cruise, David Miscavige, Michael Jackson, Annie Leibovitz, Jenna Young, Victoria Beckham, Sheila Weller, Mark Seal, Eleanor Schiralli, Bernard Madoff, Rich Cohen, Jessica Simpson, Lance Armstrong, Ed Ruscha, Sam Ricci, Chris Reinhardt, Suri Cruise, Nicolas Sarkozy, Mickey Rourke, Pierre Hardy, Josh Applebaum, Andre Nemec, J.J. Abrams, Jill Stempel, John Anderton...

Literature
2015
French edition
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Performing & sound arts
2015
French edition
The French translation of David Grubbs's long-awaited study of the role that sound recordings play in representing experimental music of the 1960s.

Contemporary art
2015
French edition
A reference book, the first in French dedicated to the work of Pino Pascali, a central figure of Arte Povera and art of the 1960s.

Contemporary art
2015
bilingual edition (English / French)
New monograph.

Contemporary art
2015
bilingual edition (English / French)
New monograph.

Contemporary art
2015
bilingual edition (English / French)
New monograph.

Contemporary art
2015
French edition
An anthology of texts on the work of Sigmar Polke written between 1973 and 2000.

Fabula
2015
French edition
A collective work bringing together thirty contributors, based on an experimental research project conducted with artists and theoreticians (philosophers, sociologists, historians, scientists...) around the question of the formats of art, a forgotten yet decisive issue that crosses contemporary artistic practices in depth.

Contemporary art
2015
trilingual edition (English / Spanish / French)
First monograph.

Criticism, theory & documents
2015
English edition
A montage of theoretical and speculative texts, conversations, fictions, and documents exploring different tactics of production and intellectual exchange that operate in the interstices between artistic, educational, and political contexts, and imagine novel institutional forms.

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