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bilingual edition (English / French)
Art centers, museums, galleries & varia
forthcoming
Monograph devoted to Georges Tony Stoll's painting, with a hundred reproductions, a long essay by Éric de Chassey and eight unpublished texts by the artist.

trilingual edition (English / French / German)
CCS Paris
Artist's book containing a selection of 80 erotic drawings and watercolours taken from the 66 sketchbooks that the artist has used since 1972, and never previously published.

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Nieves
Swedish artist Mamma Andersson is known for her melancholic paintings of private interiors, elegantly executed with her distinctive interplay of textures, and pictorial techniques. This new body of work stages a series of sculptures, whether as part of indoor space, or detailed in closeups.

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Edition Patrick Frey
Mark Thomas Gibson questions the long-lost quest for utopia in the USA through a narrative that brings together the high and low visual languages of painting and comics.

English edition
Art centers, museums, galleries & varia
Catalogue presenting a series of watercolours in which artist Sophie von Hellermann re-interprets artworks by Alex Israel, Sergej Jensen, Karen Kilimnik, Sarah Lucas, Marisa Merz, Kelley Walker, etc., all from the Cranford Collection.

English edition
Les presses du réel – Contemporary art
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.

English edition
Mousse – Mousse Publishing (books)
This catalogue gives an overview of the works by German painter Matthias Dornfeld, who depicts traditional subjects of classical paintings—landscapes, portraits, still lifes—with a style inherited from naïve expressive painting.

English edition
Mousse – Mousse Publishing (books)
Reference monograph surveying ten years of work centered around painting, with forays in other forms of art. The Italian artist's conceptual universe interweaves personal experiences with references to art history, literature, and music as well as to cinema.

English edition
Nero
This publication, edited by Enzo Cucchi, gathers drawings by Alex Katz and words by his son Vincent. It is a project that takes shape through the intimate relationship between the three subjects.

English edition
Petzel
This catalogue brings together works and archival material from Lassnig's New York days. Along with her paintings, watercolors and drawings, the publication gathers documenation on animated films she created in collaboration with the Women/Artists/Filmmakers, Inc. group. It also includes a text by Elisabeth Bronfen, “A Mysterious Point of Certainty: Maria Lassnig's Body-Awareness Painting.”

bilingual edition (English / Italian)
Nero
Fifty years of graphic and editorial production of one of the most visionary artists of his generation—Enzo Cucchi. The catalogue includes more than a hundred plates, ordered chronologically, photographic reproductions, detailed information, and a series of essays by reknowned contributors.

bilingual edition (English / Italian)
Nero
Halfway between the catalogue and the artist's book, From Some Paintings gathers a selection of still life paintings made between 2000 and 2010. Translated into black and white images, these works represents small everyday objects, alternating full size reproductions and details.

bilingual edition (English / German)
Sternberg Press – Monographs and artists' books
An overview of the German artist's work, through a selection of paintings from 2006 to 2016.

bilingual edition (English / German)
Edition Patrick Frey
First monograph dedicated to the long forgotten German artist Josef Maria Schröder. Starting as a painter during the interwar period, Schröder then developed a ballpoint pen technique with which he produced intensely luminous abstract compositions and portraits of a surrealist/constructivist cast. These late works are featured in this volume, which includes original documents from the artist's estate.

bilingual edition (English / French)
Kamel Mennour
The hundred or so drawings gathered in this monograph provide an intimate glance into the work of Martial Raysse, making available for the general public a body of work that has been little known until now. With an introduction by Anaël Pigeat.

bilingual edition (English / French)
Le Plateau / Frac Île-de-France
Two-volume monograph featuring a picture book with a wide selection of portraits, interiors, and landscapes by the German painter, and a book of interview with Xavier Franceschi from Frac Île-de-France.

French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History
Rereading L'Origine du monde and the relationship between Gustave Courbet and James Whistler.

French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents
24 unpublished letters by Gustave Courbet.

French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History
The first French translation of Yve-Alain Bois' reference study on modernism

French edition
Jannink – Wide Open
Monograph dedicated to painter Martin Jannink by François Michaud, curator at Paris Museum of Modern Art. The rare and remarkable painting of the French-Dutch artist is figurative, both romantic and expressionist, full of melancholia, out of present time, with a delicate and disturbing strongness. The publication also documents Jannink's participation in the 1956 Budapest insurrection.

French edition
Art centers, museums, galleries & varia
Catalogue of works by Chinese painter Yan Pei-Ming, gathering a series of landscapes, portraits, and historical scenes exposing the tragedy of our contemporary world. Featuring exhibition views, a text by Xavier Douroux, and an interview with the artist by Pascal Pique (catalogue of the eponymous exhibition at Centre Régional d'Art Contemporain in Sète, France).

French edition, DVD in French version
Analogues – Monographs
French artist Raphaëlle Paupert-Borne summons the myth of Demeter in an epic film shot in the Mediterranean city of La Ciotat. This edition also features a short documentary on a series of drawings made by the artist in Algeria, and an accompanying book which includes texts by specialists, film captions and sketches.

English edition
Tochnit Aleph
Dorothy Iannone tells her Fluxus Story in a Berlin recording from 1979.

English edition
Mousse – Mousse Publishing (books)
First monograph.

English edition
Verlag Wilfried Dickhoff / Éditions Moon Rainbow
41 watercolors and two installations' views by Francesco Clemente created after the poem Omeros by Derek Walcott—for which he received the Nobel Price—including excerpts from the poem.

English edition
Edition Patrick Frey
Monograph offering a collective literary and poetic rendering of Alan Reid's works.

English edition
Edition Patrick Frey
The first monograph dedicated to the chronicler of New York's underground, Still, Looking – Works 1969-2016 explores the interrelation between Sullivan's photographic work and his paintings & drawings. Includes essays by art historian William J. Simmons and critic Linda Yablonsky.

English edition
Petzel
This book explores a range of works made between 2002 and 2016 from Nicola Tyson's sketchbook pages to large graphite drawings and giant, life-sized ink drawings.

bilingual edition (English / Italian)
Nero
An interactive catalogue in the form of a map with replicas of the works exhibited by the artist at Turin's Palazzo Madama.

bilingual edition (English / German)
Sternberg Press – Monographs and artists' books
Foregrounds, Distances aims not only to offer the first comprehensive overview of Hohn's work, but also to contribute to a history of painting-based practices, which occupy a marginal place in the established narratives of the art of the 1980s and 1990s.

bilingual edition (English / French)
Art centers, museums, galleries & varia
In more than two hundred artworks, the American artist's reference monograph focuses on the fundamentals of her painting, strongly impregnated by notions of time, profusion, systemising and commitment.

bilingual edition (English / French)
Art centers, museums, galleries & varia
New monograph.

bilingual edition (English / French)
Casino Luxembourg
Élodie Lesourd's first retrospective monograph provides a complete overview of her work since 1993, highlighting her inclination toward Rock culture and hyperrealism.

Tochnit Aleph
An audio recording of the American artist performing a German folk song while masturbating.

Editions du Griffon – Multiples & limited editions
Martial Raysse's reference monograph, with an original lithograph, numbered and signed.

French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History
An examination of the relationship between Antoine Bourdelle and Alberto Giacometti, thus also exploring the more general history of heritage and artistic education under modernity.

French edition
Initiales
6th issue of the art and research magazine is dedicated to Nathalie du Pasquier.

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

French edition
Editions du Griffon – Monographs & catalogues
Martial Raysse's reference monograph: a comprehensive, luxurious and lavishly illustrated publication recounting Raysse's multiple pictorial metamorphosis since 1957.

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Edition Patrick Frey
Albert Oehlen's collages (artist's book): a spatial and temporal journey into the tradition of artistic representations of domestic interiors, from the great names of art history to the artist's own works.

English edition
Art centers, museums, galleries & varia
A new series of oil paintings by Swiss artist which unveils the strange and wonderful aspects of common life.

English edition
Kunsthalle Marcel Duchamp
This monumental first retrospective monograph dedicated to Louis Michel Eilshemius brings together works from over 70 institutions and private collections, providing the reader with a profound insight into the oeuvre of this unusual artist. In an expansive essay, Stefan Banz examines for the first time the questions of whether and to what extent Eilshemius influenced Duchamp's artistic thinking.

bilingual edition (French / Catalan)
Jannink – Wide Open
Publication based on the eponymous series of works (“The Catalan painting lesson”, a devious and ironic presentation of traditional standards of academic painting), with an interview and commissioned essays by Brigitte Léal and Pierre Restany.

bilingual edition (English / German)
Mousse – Mousse Publishing (books)
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)
MAMCO – Monographs
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.

bilingual edition (English / French)
CCS Paris
Reference monograph dedicated to Marc-Antoine Fehr's paintings whose strangeness recall the absurd universes of Beckett and Kafka.

bilingual edition (English / French)
Leonard & Bina Ellen Art Gallery, Concordia University
Three art historians offer perspectives and analyses on Monkman's work that address history and genre painting, the queered Romantic landscape, the shifting and unfixed subject, race, sexuality, conquest and sovereignty, and modern versus discontinuous temporality.

French edition
Les presses du réel – Contemporary art
An anthology of texts on the work of Sigmar Polke written between 1973 and 2000.

French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History
A social history of socialist realism imagery in the former East Germany.

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.

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