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English edition
Sternberg Press – Monographies et livres d'artistes
Why has there been so much interest in “surplus value” in recent years? In “The Outside Can't Go Outside”, artist Merlin Carpenter considers how this term has been inserted into contemporary art theory following the financial crisis of 2007/8.

English edition
Sternberg Press – Monographies et livres d'artistes
This publication is charting the Allan Sekula's research into and investigation of the oceans. It intersperses essays from scholars, historians, and thinkers with a selection of the artist's seminal texts and excerpts from his private notebooks.

French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History
Based on a set of mostly unpublished archives, this book focuses on the role played by art dealers at the turn of the last century in the definition, promotion and circulation of African objects as artworks, in Europe and the United States.

French edition
Jannink – All about art
Jacques Attali's chronicles on art.

French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History
The history of capitalism of the 1960s revisited in the light of the artworks that challenged it.

English edition
Sternberg Press – Histoire, critique et théorie
A collection of multidisciplinary essays assembled as cadavres exquis and inspired by the magical-financial theories of Finnish-Swedish alchemist August Nordenskiöld (a project by Swedish artists' duo Goldin+Senneby).

English edition
Sternberg Press – Histoire, critique et théorie
An historical survey of globalization in contemporary art.

English edition
Edition Patrick Frey
Catalogue documenting a project that entertwines Georg Keller artistic one-man enterprise with Switzerland's biggest department store chain Manor. Interviews with employees at various levels of the corporate hierarchy form the first thread of the narrative. The second delves into the artist's creative work.

bilingual edition (English / Arabic)
Art centers, museums, galleries & varia
Catalogue dedicated to the late American artist: an influential photographer, writer, filmmaker, theorist and critic whose works have been a unique reference in debates and conversations about photography, art and politics for over 40 years. The publication includes a historical and analytical text by curator Marie Muracciole, as well as a 20-page photographic booklet.

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

French edition
Diaphanes – Transpositionen
The socialism of Capital: a collection of texts by economist Christian Marazzi on the new capitalist regime formed out of the 2008 crisis.

English edition
Sternberg Press – Histoire, critique et théorie
temporarily out of stock
Marxist geographer David Harvey opened his 2016 lecture at Harvard with a fact: between 2011 and 2013 China consumed 50 percent more cement than the United States had in the entire twentieth century. In Abstract from the Concrete, he asks why.

English edition
Sternberg Press – Histoire, critique et théorie
A polemical essay targeting the moral economy of indeterminacy in contemporary art.

English edition
Sternberg Press – Monographies et livres d'artistes
Kate Cooper stages CGI female models in a parody of lookbook. Reproducing the patterns of hypercapitalist aesthetics, her images underlie a powerful reflection on gender, representation, and the potentialities of the digital world.

English edition
Sternberg Press – Histoire, critique et théorie
Helge Mooshammer and Peter Mörtenböck analyze the networked spaces of global informal markets, the cultural frontiers of speculative investments, and recent urban protests, and discuss crucial shifts in the process of collective articulation within today's “crowd economy.”

English edition
Sternberg Press – Monographies et livres d'artistes
New monograph: Josephine Meckseper's work exposes the paradoxes of consumer culture through the combination of mass-produced objects with images and artefacts of historical and political events.

English edition
Sub Rosa
Five immersive audiovisual works that combine digitally generated visuals by Kurokawa and sound explorations by Thanasis Kaproulias (working under the moniker Novi_sad). An impressive body of work which explores the aesthetics of data and the visual representation of economic crisis.

French edition
Diaphanes – Transpositionen
The new impact of corporations on both the state and the market as the new paradigm of neoliberalism.

French edition
Mix
Contribution to a critical theory of artwork's economy and poièsis.

texts in English and French
Jannink – L'art en écrit
An artist's book based on excerpts and quotes from Matthieu Laurette's interviews, randomly arranged.

bilingual edition (English / German)
Mousse – Mousse Publishing (livres)
last available copies!
An extensive publication, documenting the process and final outcome of Powered A-Hole Spanish Donkey Sport Dick Drink Donkey Dong Dongs Sunscreen Model, a sensational and excessive exhibition by the two controversial artists which takes the form of a “Gesamtkunstwerk” pointing the multifaceted excesses of contemporary art production and commodification.

bilingual edition (English / French)
Art centers, museums, galleries & varia
A documentation on Claude Closky's artwork commissioned by the Paste association as part of the New Patrons program.

Jannink – L'art en écrit
An artist's book based on excerpts and quotes from Matthieu Laurette's interviews, randomly arranged, with an original artwork signed by the artist.

French edition
Frac Bretagne
Sekula's final work dedicated to labor solidarity in and around the docks.

trilingual edition (English / German / French)
Art centers, museums, galleries & varia
At the same time an artist's book and a brief historical investigation, Thomas Huber's The Shop Sign reports the birth of a painting, relates the fate of another one, and questions the art market, the transit of works of art and the links between artists, dealers and collectors, all the while Huber plays with interpictoriality the way others would use intertextuality.

English edition
Mousse – Mousse Publishing (livres)
last available copies!
Artist's book.

French edition
Al Dante – Théorie & critique / essais
An investigation on former director of the IMF and the World Bank Jacques de Groote, sued by the Swiss courts for fraudulent privatization.

French edition
Al Dante – Poésie & littérature
An experimental novel written by two powerful voices of French experimental poetry. With illustrations by Charles Pennequin.

French edition
Al Dante – Poésie & littérature
This poetical and political text gives a both personal and collective account of Greece's crisis.

English edition
Sternberg Press – Histoire, critique et théorie
Neomaterialism explores the meaning of the world of commodities, and reintroduces various notions of dialectical materialism into the conversation on the subjectivity and vitalism of things.

English edition
JRP|Ringier – Livres & éditions d'artistes
“Animal Spirits: Fables in the Parlance of Our Times” is an artist's book by Michael Stevenson and Jan Verwoert which expands upon the themes of this earlier document and re-examines them more specifically in the light of our current times.

English edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents
A new model of action to invent new modes of art production and exchange by establishing a direct dialogue between the artist, the citizen-commissioner and the cultural mediator, outside the museum and apart from the art market.

French edition
Diaphanes – Transpositionen
Collection of interviews with author and filmmaker Alexander Kluge and philosopher and professor of literature Joseph Vogl, specially produced by Kluge for German television.

French edition
Diaphanes – Minima oeconomia
An introduction to Minsky's seminal theory on financial instability.

French edition
Diaphanes – Minima oeconomia
In the context of a pervasive and long-standing financial crisis, Joseph Vogl questions the capitalist system, its secrets, its modus operandi, and the way it perpetuates itself. One of the most noteworthy books on the economic crisis in Europe.

French edition
Diaphanes – Transpositionen
Starting from the deep malaise and the violent crisis of confidence in state institutions in modern democracies, this essay analyzes the growing influence and power of the multinational corporations in modern democracies.

bilingual edition (English / German)
JRP|Ringier – Livres & éditions d'artistes
"Das Institut" presents a lavishly illustrated review of the productions, exhibitions, and collaborations in which it has been involved over the past three years in the style of a business report.

French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents
A sociological approach to new practices in public art commissioning.

French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents
A new model of action to invent new modes of art production and exchange by establishing a direct dialogue between the artist, the citizen-commissioner and the cultural mediator, outside the museum and apart from the art market (available in English edition).

texts in English, French, German
Jannink – Wide Open
Reference monograph: an overview of the unclassifiable work of an entrepreneurial artist who, by appropriating the symbolic network of a former electric power company, turned it into his research territory and the very matter of his activity, through twenty texts and interviews and some 700 photographs and illustrations.

English edition
JRP|Ringier – Livres & éditions d'artistes
Artist's magazine.

bilingual edition (English / German)
Sternberg Press
This monograph documents the solo exhibition at Bielefelder Kunstverein and Kunstverein Freiburg and also focuses on Kuris' marble works since 2006.

French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History
A pioneering and masterly study of the history of art markets in Italy (covering the fields of painting and scultpure, but also architecture, applied arts and performing arts), which demonstrates the possibility of an economic history of art linking social or political mechanisms and symbolic or patrimonial issues.

French edition
Al Dante – Théorie & critique / essais
Tristan Trémeau investigates the institutional and market developments in the art word, and calls for the regeneration of art criticism.

French edition
Al Dante – Art contemporain
This collective essay examines the crossroads between creation and business through various analyzes and case studies on Marcel Duchamp, Bertrand Lavier and the Brancusi trial.

English edition
Sternberg Press – Histoire, critique et théorie
A theory of contemporary art in response to our moment, when artists and critics must respond to art's unprecedented popularity (illustrated by Wade Guyton).

English edition
Sternberg Press – Histoire, critique et théorie
Towards the art world's inner contradictions between symbolic meaning and monetary value.

bilingual edition (English / German)
JRP|Ringier – Livres & éditions d'artistes
Five road stories.

French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents
The collection of texts on contemporary art by Jean-Christophe Ammann.

English edition
Sternberg Press – Histoire, critique et théorie
This book reexamines the legacies of modern theoretical and artistic iconoclasm in the context of the current religious-political image wars.

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