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MAMCO (97 titles)
 

Geneva
Publications by the Museum of modern and contemporary art, Geneva.
 
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2017
French edition
The first French translation of Yve-Alain Bois' reference study on modernism

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
French edition
Modern art heritage in the works of six major contemporary artists (David Diao, Simon Starling, Josiah McElheny, Martin Boyce, Lucy Williams et Farah Atassi).

2017
French edition
An historical and theoretical study of the surface in the Western avant-gardes of the twentieth century.

2017
French edition
New monograph: a collection of 352 watercolors made since 2006 by the painter on the theme of industrial landscapes.

2017
French edition
This book is the first compilation of the history of the Mamco; it offers a diachronic path through the institution's first 22 years of existence, from its foundation in 1994 up to 2016, and presents some one hundred exhibitions via illustrations, as well as a brief introductory text describing the characteristics and formats of the shows, and some of traces they have left in the collection (also available in English).

2016
bilingual edition (English / French)
The first major monograph on Piffaretti: a journey through contemporary painting.

2016
French edition
The Futures of Screen: an aesthetic and technical analysis.

2016
French edition
Collection of 657 “definitions/methods”—the emblematic pictorial statements first created by Claude Rutault in 1973.

2016
bilingual edition (English / French)
Since 1993 Victor Burgin has produced projection works, in video or digital form. These works, like all his production since the early 1970s, include a substantial textual component which this book offers for appreciation independently of the images.

2016
bilingual edition (English / French)
A complete documentation on Marnie Weber's first feature film, a strange kind of carnival that emerges from the American cultural repressed.

2016
French edition
Essays about the work of Victor Burgin.

2016
French edition
A second volume of essays by Thierry de Duve dedicated to the form of speech known as the address. Along with theoretical texts, the authors addresses prestigious interlocutors (Jacques-Alain Miller, Benjamin Buchloh, Marie-José Mondzain, Jean Clair, Jean-François Lyotard, Herman Parret, Mieke Bal, Daniel Arasse).

2016
French edition
A collection of texts by Robert Lebel on surrealism.

2016
French edition
A portrait of painter Max Schoendorff through a long-lenght interview, a collection of writings and paintings, and a sketchbook.

2015
bilingual edition (English / French)
The story of an iconic work by Claude Rutault.

2015
bilingual edition (English / French)
This book offers several thematic gateways to Alain Huck's work showing the persistence of the same autobiographic, environmental, historic and linguistic issues in a variety of mediums.

2015
French edition
A facsimile edition of the first ever monograph dedicated to Marcel Duchamp and originally published in 1959. A complete introduction to his works and personality as well as a reflection on the artist's role in modern society. Graphic design by Marcel Duchamp. With texts by Duchamp, André Breton & Henri-Pierre Roché. Featuring a bibliography and a catalogue raisonné.

2015
French edition
A facsimile edition of a surrealist poem by Robert Lebel and originally published in 1943. Illustrated with seven constructions by artist Isabelle Waldberg.

2015
bilingual edition (English / French)
An innovative study of David Claerbout's work, following the shady—and dark—logic, until now never raised by critics, that structures many of his films with mineral duration and slowness, but also number of “invisible” photographs.

2015
French edition
The cinematic essay thought as a hybrid form between fiction and documentary, cinema and contemporary art: a cartography of the contemporary cinematic essay in 47 critical texts written by filmmakers, artists, historians and art theoreticians.

2014
English edition
Essays about the work of Victor Burgin.

2014
bilingual edition (English / French)
Reference monograph / catalogue raisonné.

2014
French edition
Thierry de Duve's writings on Marcel Duchamp.

2014
French edition
Peter Hutchinson's writings.

2014
French edition
The posthumous collection of texts on art by the French philosopher.

2014
French edition
Seven essays about Marcel Duchamp's work.

2014
French edition
Representation of pain in the art of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries.

2014
French edition
Six hundred watercolors realized by Yvan Salomone during the first fifteen years of his career (1991-2006).

2013
bilingual edition (English / French)
Reference monograph / first comprehensive critical tool dedicated to the work of Swiss abstract painter.

2013
French edition
€25.00 €15.00
An overview of current research in the broader field of human sciences in Switzerland.

2013
French edition
€20.00 €10.00
The collection of "critical dreams" made and transcribed by the art critic and curator Jean-Max Colard between 2005 and 2013, nocturnal side of his regular writing on art activity.

2013
French edition
A history of the relations between art and cinema.

2013
French edition
Chronicles, articles and essays on contemporary art, cinema, and pop culture.

2013
bilingual edition (English / French)
Yves Bélorgey's paintings and drawings, reflecting the central topic of the artist's work: a particular stage of modern architecture and the modern city, which Bélorgey sets out to rediscover, reinvent pictorially and record methodically.

2012
French edition
€22.00 €15.00
The 5th issue of the art history magazine published by the Mamco, Geneva, is entirely dedicated to Philippe Thomas.

2012
French edition
€25.00 €15.00
An introduction to the “work of resistance” of East German dramatist, poet, writer and essayist Heiner Müller.

2012
French edition
A unique testimony to Duchamp's personality, to his relationship to his friends and to his works, and to the slow reception of his works in France and in the U.S.

2011
French edition
First major monograph in French, fully illustrated, devoted to the key figure of Joseph Beuys, revealing the aesthetic ambition and political issues through a genealogy that retraces a whole part of the XXth century.

2011
bilingual edition (English / French)
First monograph on French artist-photographer who develops a very coherent and personal work on the themes of the body, food, and the photographic image itself: a complete overview of a work both uncanny, disturbing and attractive, because seductive.

2011
French edition
An anthology of key texts dedicated to the relationship between art and science-fiction.

2011
French edition
The carpet paradigm: critical prolegomena to a theory of flatness (an original and stimulating analysis of an essential concept of modern art history).

2011
French edition
Writings and discussions (new revised edition), with two texts by Thierry Kuntzel and Christian Besson.

2010
bilingual edition (English / French)
last available copies!
Reference monograph devoted to a radical pictorial work closer to the subject that is simultaneously a reflection on the photographic practice itself: all series of photographs of objects since 1989 (guitar amps, safes, tables listing, writing desks, lithographic stones, electrical panels, canvas versos...), with two essays.

2010
French edition
€22.00 €15.00
Second issue of the art history magazine published by the Mamco, Geneva.

2010
French edition
€32.00 €20.00
A set of texts written by Salomone according to his artistic protocol: an unclassifiable literary work which extends a visual production, as a specific dimension of artistic representation.

2010
bilingual edition (English / French)
The catalogue raisonné of Marcia Hafif's works during the Italian period, with about 500 paintings and drawings from the 70's, with a long interview and an essay by Eric de Chassey: an indispensable tool for anyone who, today, wishes to understand the evolution of occidental abstraction, through this woman painter figure, emblematic of the era's mutations.

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).

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.

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