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Criticism, theory & documents
2018
French edition
forthcoming
Collection of texts.

Criticism, theory & documents
2018
French edition
forthcoming
Collection of texts.

Criticism, theory & documents
2018
French edition
forthcoming
The first French translation of the landmark work by media theorist Friedrich Kittler.

Criticism, theory & documents
2018
French edition
forthcoming
An introduction to media theory.

Literature
2018
French edition
forthcoming

Criticism, theory & documents
2018
English edition
forthcoming
Critical perspectives.

Avant-gardes
2018
French edition
forthcoming
A collective reflection on the historical stakes of French avant-garde movement Lettrism.

Criticism, theory & documents
2018
French edition
forthcoming
Crossing perspectives on performance acts within the discursive space of contemporary art.

Criticism, theory & documents
2018
French edition
forthcoming

Criticism, theory & documents
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.

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

Criticism, theory & documents
2018
French edition
forthcoming
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.

Literature
2018
French edition
forthcoming
First French translation of the collection of texts by the Franco-Norwegian poet and performer.

Art History
2018
French edition
forthcoming

Art History
2018
French edition
forthcoming

Avant-gardes
2017
French edition
Five articles (by René Schérer, Bernard Desmars et Daniel Chérouvrier, Nathalie Brémand, Hélène Guérin, Jérôme Duwa), an unpublished document (a letter from Fourier written in 1834) and a great number of reading notes which demonstrate the significant vitality of the research on Fourier, Fourierism, and utopia.

Avant-gardes
2017
trilingual edition (English / French / German)
In her brilliant essay, Helen Molesworth pinpoints the significance of the return of the handmade in Duchamp's artistic oeuvre of his later years and, at the same time, and for the very first time, makes this fundamental paradigmatic change the focal point of academic debate.

Criticism, theory & documents
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.

Contemporary art
2017
bilingual edition (English / French)
Exhibition catalogue dedicated to the meeting of two of the most innovative fashion designers in Japan, Keisuke Kanda and Kunihiko Morinaga.

Avant-gardes
2017
French edition
French translation of the Tulane Drama Review's 1965 issue on the happening (with John Cage, Dick Higgins, Allan Kaprow, George Maciunas, Robert Morris, Claes Oldenburg, Yvonne Rainer, La Monte Young…).

Criticism, theory & documents
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.

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

Fabula
2017
French edition
An ethnological study of witchcraft in West Africa, based on field research conducted in five countries between 1994 and 2000.

Contemporary art
2017
English edition
Focusing on several major collaborative performance-videos by a figure of the British Black Art movement, this illustrated monograph includes a series of essays which interpret Boyce's interdisciplinary practice in the light of art history, and analyse her interest in black feminism, cultural studies, film studies, art history and critical theory.

Contemporary art
2017
bilingual edition (English / French)
New monograph, documenting 21 installations conceived by Haegue Yang during the past decade.

Architecture
2017
bilingual edition (English / French)
Catalogue of the first Orleans Biennale of Architecture: introduced by a series of texts on Guy Rottier, Demas Nwoko and Patrick Bouchain, the publication offers an intersecting vision from over forty contemporary architects working on building a shared world. The concluding part presents a mapping of the research in architecture.

Criticism, theory & documents
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.

Criticism, theory & documents
2017
French edition
A collection of essays focusing on the notions of invention and image in art.

Contemporary art
2017
bilingual edition (English / French)
temporarily out of stock
The book of the 14th edition of the international exhibition, curated by Emma Lavigne, with more than 50 artists.

Contemporary art
2017
bilingual edition (English / French)
First retrospective catalogue devoted to Dutch painter Peter Schuyff, a prominent member of the Neo-Geo movement, Has Been presents a selection of works produced between 1981 and 1991 in New York. The publication reveals the many paths taken by the artist and exposes the myriad forms which pictorial abstraction can take. Two critical essays, historical reviews, as well as a text written by Peter Schuyff in 1991, shed light on the artist's work of this period and on the complexity of its referential relationships.

Avant-gardes
2017
French edition
Analyzing the theoretical and aesthetic thought of the founder of Lettrism in the intellectual context of the post-war and up to 1968.

Avant-gardes
2017
French edition
An introductory examination of asylum art before the theorization of art brut, followed by a new critical edition of French alienist Marcel Réja's study on the “madmen's art”.

Avant-gardes
2017
French edition
A study on the relationship between literature and madness from the 18th century until now.

Criticism, theory & documents
2017
French edition
The aesthetics of Gilles Deleuze.

Criticism, theory & documents
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.

Theory
2017
French edition
A pluralistic approach to nature (after Alfred North Whitehead).

Theory
2017
French edition
An essay that aims to reconstruct another metaphysics, substituting the primacy of life, matter, and consciousness, to that of reason, on the basis of a philosophy of nature (referring to Ravaisson, Tarde, Nietzsche and Bergson) and a renewed cosmology.

Theory
2017
French edition
Common sense: a philosophical investigation (after Alfred North Whitehead).

Artists' Writings
2017
French edition
€236.00 €168.00
Rémy Zaugg's complete writings in 10 volumes in a box set (new edition).

Artists' Writings
2017
French edition
The third volume of Rémy Zaugg's complete writings (1972-1978): analysis and critical evaluation of forms of representation and of perception.

Artists' Writings
2017
French edition
The fourth volume of Rémy Zaugg's complete writings (1973-1980): a collection of texts on Donald Judd and minimalist sculpture.

Artists' Writings
2017
French edition
The first volume of Rémy Zaugg's complete writings (1963-1968/1988): entitled The Making of a painting, this transcript of Zaugg's diary revolves around the notion of artistic discourse, and how it is directly influenced by paintings.

Artists' Writings
2017
French edition
The tenth volume of Rémy Zaugg's complete writings (1982-2004): the publication gathers texts, interviews, and correspondences on ethics, as well as a series of interviews on cross-cutting themes and projects. It features also a chronology, a list of exhibitions, and a bibliography.

Artists' Writings
2017
French edition
The second volume of Rémy Zaugg's complete writings (1970-1979): five texts from the 1970s which highlight the influence of semiology (de Saussure, Barthes, Levi-Strauss…). on Zaugg's theoretical thought and practice.

Artists' Writings
2017
French edition
The fifth volume of Rémy Zaugg's complete writings (1980-2005): a series of texts of utmost importance, related to the great pictorial and philosophical researches of the 1980s. Alongside these texts, the publication features a collection of interviews and letters to friends, colleagues, art dealers, curators, and art collectors.

Artists' Writings
2017
French edition
The sixth volume of Rémy Zaugg's complete writings (1982-1993): featuring some of the most influential texts written by the Swiss artist on art museum.

Artists' Writings
2017
French edition
The seventh volume of Rémy Zaugg's complete writings (1984-2004): the publication brings together texts that formulate a practice and a criticism of exhibition that goes beyond genres and mediums, using concrete projects in given architectonic situations.

Artists' Writings
2017
French edition
The heighth volume of Rémy Zaugg's complete writings (1988-1989): a portrait of Jean-Christophe Ammann.

Artists' Writings
2017
French edition
The ninth volume of Rémy Zaugg's complete writings (1986-2005): a reflection on the artist's projects for public spaces, illustrated with personal statements and sketches.

Criticism, theory & documents
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.

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