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French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History
Conférences sur l'affinité de la peinture avec le reste des beaux-arts (“Conferences on the affinity of painting with other fine arts”) shed a new light on the career of the inventor of the famous Morse code, best known at his time as one of America's most promising painters of his generation.

French edition
Clinamen
Transcript of a lecture given at the Musée de la Civilisation, Québec, in 1993, in which the scientist Ilya Prigogine suggests an understanding of time that isn't just a measuring variable but a real dimension whose most fertile property would be its irreversibility.

French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents
A reflection on the domination of the software industry on our use of computers, which calls for a stimulating reinterpretation of materialism.

English edition
Cneai
Transcript of four lectures given in Leipzig in 2010 regarding an installation Olaf Nicolai made in Paris back in 1998. This publication revolves around the theme of the labyrinth and its various manifestations and associations—from the Minotaur to geographical maps and Ikea's assembly instructions.

bilingual edition (English / French)
Nero
A book that documents an oral presentation given by Pierre Bal-Blanc to a jury of professionals, as part of his application to curate the 7th Berlin Biennale. Devised as an exhibition in several acts, the session adheres to the rules of a score performed by its author or by a third party.

bilingual edition (English / French)
Frac Franche-Comté – Collection Conférences
The transcription of a lecture by Erik Verhagen on Stephan Balkenhol's Petit nu (1993).

French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History
A Leibnizian reinterpretation of the traditional opposition between French geometric and English landscape gardens.

French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History
Thomas Crow aims to explain what makes Warhol a precursor and a virtual paragon of the contemporary artist.

bilingual edition (English / French)
Frac Franche-Comté – Collection Conférences
The transcription of a lecture by Stéphanie Jamet-Chavigny on a photographic triptych by Swiss artist Istvan Balogh.

bilingual edition (English / French)
Frac Franche-Comté – Collection Conférences
A lecture by Elisabeth Wetterwald on a video installation by conceptual Mexican artist, with a series of slideshow stills.

English edition
Sternberg Press – Histoire, critique et théorie
The dimension of self-reflexivity in the work of eighteenth-century French painter, Jean-Siméon Chardin.

French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History
An exploration of the relationship between artistic creation and industrial production, between the artist and his material.

French edition
Les presses du réel – Avant-gardes
A symposium-based tribute to Günter Brus by international contributors, philosophers, art critics and historians, curators, artists and musicians (with a CD containing a musical composition by Olga Neuwirth and Burkhard Stangle).

French edition
JRP|Ringier – Coéditions Maison Rouge
Writings and interviews.

French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History
An history of illuminated manuscript from its origins, in the early Christian era, until the Renaissance, through the study of the book opening medium.

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

French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History
A conference on the invention of perspective, Arab science and the art of the Renaissance.

French edition
a.p.r.e.s editions – Rémanence / conférences (DVD)
A conversation between the architect and the philosopher.

French edition
a.p.r.e.s editions – Rémanence / conférences (DVD)
A conversation between the artist and the architect.

French edition
a.p.r.e.s editions – Rémanence / conférences (DVD)
A conversation between the historian and the artist.

trilingual edition (English / German / French)
JRP|Ringier – Anthologies et théories de l'art
An anthology of texts on the problematic notion of "alterrnative", based on curatorial and artistic practices.

French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History
out of print
A comparative history of the ruins from the ancient East to the modern West.

French edition
Franciscopolis
out of print
The previously unpublished transcript of a lecture by Jacques Derrida around the figure of the blind and blindness in art.

French edition
MAMCO – Ecrits d'artistes
out of print
An illustrated anthology (almost all of the speeches given by the artist on the occasion of his exhibition openings over 30 years).

French edition
a.p.r.e.s editions – Rémanence / conférences (DVD)
out of print
A conversation betwen the painter and the art critic and curator.