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Art History
2010
French edition
A new approach to Velázquez' work, from the analysis of the "small characters" who haunt his paintings.

Art History
2010
French edition
A conference on the invention of perspective, Arab science and the art of the Renaissance.

Contemporary art
2010
English edition
The method and genesis of Pierre Molinier's oeuvre with more than 800 pictures, mostly unpublished, numerous documents, manuscripts and letters, a complete chronology, a critical biography, and a text by Jean-Luc Mercié.

Theory
2010
French edition
A philosophical approach to the image in the margins or outer limits of art (from art brut to experimental art and its political extensions).

Contemporary art
2010
French edition
50 copies limited edition accompanied by a signed color photographic print of Molinier's fetish doll by artist photographer Gilles Berquet.

Fabula
2010
French edition
An erotic history of art, from the figure of Pygmalion.

Avant-gardes
2010
French edition
Walter Benjamin reader of Charles Fourier.

Architecture
2009
French edition
€16.00 €9.00
First publication devoted to the French architecture agency.

Architecture
2009
€50.00 €40.00
Special offer for the purchase of the two complementary Tectoniques architectes monographs: Unplugged and Explicit.

Architecture
2009
bilingual edition (English / French)
Seven recent ecological buildings by the French architecture collective specialized in wood constructions.

Literature
2009
bilingual edition (English / French)
€90.00 €60.00
Special offer for the purchase of the two box sets containing 9 DVDs each.

Contemporary art
2009
texts in English and French
The first book bringing together Mike Kelley's autobiographic works since 1995, and offering an overview of the development of Kelley’s practice.

Criticism, theory & documents
2009
English edition
This publication is dedicated to pioneering curators and presents a unique collection of interviews by Hans Ulrich Obrist.

Contemporary art
2009
English edition
Conceived by the artist, an exhaustive monograph on Laurent Grasso's body of work, with texts, interview, documents and 300 color illustrations.

Contemporary art
2009
bilingual edition (French / Italian)
New monograph, conceived in close collaboration with Bertrand Lavier, with the most recent works (ceramics, ethnic scultpures) in front of some more ancient pieces (also available in bilingual English / French edition).

Contemporary art
2009
bilingual edition (English / French)
€30.00 €15.00
The catalogue of the 10th edition, curated by Hou Hanru, from September 2009 to January 2010.

Contemporary art
2009
bilingual edition (English / French)
€35.00 €19.00
Catalogue of the first Rennes Biennal, exploring what artistic activity and corporate/business activity have in common (and what sets them apart): work and labour, creators of value. With 60 international artists (Adel Abdessemed, Boris Achour, Jean-Marc Chapoulie, Claude Closky, Hans Peter Feldmann, Robert Filliou, Claire Fontaine, Pierre Huyghe, Jean-Charles Massera, Mathieu Mercier, Gianni Motti, Jean-Luc Moulène, Simon Starling...).

Contemporary art
2009
bilingual edition (English / French)
New monograph, conceived in close collaboration with Bertrand Lavier, with the most recent works (ceramics, ethnic scultpures) in front of some more ancient pieces.

Literature
2009
bilingual edition (English / French)
Filmed bilingual lectures (9 video DVDs): a perspective on contemporary French and American poetry.

Literature
2009
bilingual edition (English / French)
Filmed bilingual lectures (9 video DVDs): a perspective on contemporary French and American poetry.

Performing & sound arts
2009
bilingual edition (English / French)
The first monograph on the multiple activities of the artist / musician / performer, with numerous illustrations, texts, and an audio CD.

Contemporary art
2009
The live recording of the performance given by the artists at NBK, Berlin, 17 August 2008

Avant-gardes
2009
French edition
For the 20 years of Cahiers Charles Fourier: new issues, vast territories, meeting with readers of Fourier (architects, mediums, and anarchists); critical edition of Roland Barthes' researches on Fourier, actuality of Fourierism.

Avant-gardes
2009
French edition
The work of an underestimated writer, a founder of the Ultraism, initiator of Dada in the 1920s Spain.

Avant-gardes
2009
French edition
Accompanied with Fluxus pamphlets, manifestoes and newspapers of the artist, the unpublished manuscript of the mother of the founder of the avant-garde movement constitutes an invaluable entry to the private world of Maciunas, and the occasion of a revaluation of its artistic and strategic choices.

Avant-gardes
2009
French edition
An essay on the reception of Jean-Pierre-Brisset's work among his contemporaries and successors, its relationship with futurism, pataphysics, surrealism, dada, etc., its sources and its offspring in the fields of literature, linguistics, psychoanalysis, science, philosophy and art.

Avant-gardes
2009
French edition
The first, fundamental work in which Fourier declares his objectives for a world government and economy administered by "Passionate Attraction".

Criticism, theory & documents
2009
French edition
Digital technologies and interactivity in the artistic field, in an historic and experimental perspective (new edition, with 11 interactive video programs on DVD-Rom).

Criticism, theory & documents
2009
French edition
An essay / manifesto to reconsider the objectivity of the sensations provided by artworks, and to reconsider contemporary art in itself rather than as a genre, alongside modern and classical art.

Contemporary art
2009
French edition
A series of works by international artists presented in the style of a natural history museum collection.

Contemporary art
2009
French edition
Documenting works by artists dealing with performative issues between the 1960s and today, this catalogue, gathering numerous essays, questions the nature and the relevance of “performative” objects in contemporary practices (also available in English edition).

Contemporary art
2009
French edition
Monograph (available in English edition).

Contemporary art
2009
French edition
€25.00 €15.00
First monograph devoted to the work of French artist/photographer: an uncanny typological inventory of social representations of mankind (and especially women), questioning the status of contemporary photograph, between documentary, constructed fiction and visual art.

Literature
2009
French edition
A pioneering essay on W. G. Sebald (1944-2001), a major author in German contemporary literature, the founder of a literary materialism.

Literature
2009
French edition
€10.00 €5.00
An essay / a collection of memories, facts, stories and ideas on Vietnam by Niele Toroni's wife.

Performing & sound arts
2009
French edition
An illustrated essay devoted to Norwegian author Jon Fosse, a cross-reading of the major themes of his theater.

Performing & sound arts
2009
French edition
A complete overview of a pioneer in the field of interactive electronic and musical sculpture's work, with numerous illustrations, texts, and an audio CD with musical installations recordings.

Art History
2009
French edition
First publication in French on a major figure of British Pop Art, this essay analyses notably the questioning of the contemporary appearances in Richard Hamilton's works.

Art History
2009
French edition
An innovative analysis of Dalí's work which focuses on the cultural History during the 1920's, showing that the Surrealist revolution went hand in hand with radical changes in society.

Art History
2009
French edition
An essay on French artist Paul Chenavard (1807-1895), romantic cursed painter-prophet, illustrating the distance between the historic claims which build the modern myth of the artist and a relative efficiency.

Fabula
2009
French edition
A collection of texts on contemporary experimental practices in art.

Fabula
2009
French edition
A selection of Eisenstein's writings.

Fabula
2009
French edition
An unfinished project by Eisenstein inspired by the deconstruction of traditional architecture and its ideologies.

Fabula
2009
French edition
First translation in French of a major work by British social anthropologist.

Fabula
2009
French edition
The central role of female body in the history of anatomy, beyond the historiographical "taboo" around the religious prohibition.

Contemporary art
2008
trilingual edition (English / French / Dutch)
A set of incisive, funny and poetic drawings by the Belgian artist, capturing the small events of his everyday life or sudden ideas which could become works.

Contemporary art
2008
texts in English and French
last available copies!
Retrospective catalogue of the graphic design studio's works.

Contemporary art
2008
English edition (French subtitled)
A performance of The Secret Machines conceived and filmed by Charles de Meaux.

Artists' Writings
2008
English edition
Between critical writing and visual art practice.

Contemporary art
2008
English edition
Complete monograph on a master of experimental cinema, with a general introduction on its œuvre, several essays, texts by the artist and interviews.

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