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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 – Performing & sound arts
This historical essay assesses the impact of Dadaist ballet Relâches on the French artistic community by restoring the historical context that has transformed the collaboration of Picabia, Satie and Börlin into a unique event in the history of dance and performance.

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

English edition
agnès b. – Catalogues
An unique view into the creative universe and the artistic circle of agnès b. by bringing together major works she has collected and some special contributions.

English edition
Dis Voir – Visual Arts – Essays
With this essay on Black British artists from 1970 onward, Sophie Orlando explores their influences on the Western contemporary art and introduces readers to an important, long-marginalized movement, recontextualizing it with groundbreaking scholarship.

French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History
A typology of erasure as artistic gesture throughout the twentieth century.

French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History
Ambiguity is inherent in images because visual perception is an interpretative act involving memory and imagination. Modern art has made this aspect of perception crucial to its relationship with the viewer. Images potentielles (Potential Images), the first systematic exploration of this topic, considers those works of art that rely to a great degree on imaginative response.

French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents
The great Brazilian critic Mário Pedrosa (1900-1981)'s farewell to art criticism, written to his countrymen in the manner of Montesquieu's Persian Letters.

French edition
agnès b. – Catalogues
temporarily out of stock
An unique view into the creative universe and the artistic circle of agnès b. by bringing together major works she has collected and some special contributions (available in English edition).

French edition
Les presses du réel – Artists' Writings
The critical edition of Hans Hartung's autobiographical writings.

French edition
Les presses du réel – Artists' Writings
The critical edition of Hans Hartung's autobiographical writings.

French edition
Dis Voir – Visual Arts – Essays
With this essay on Black British artists from 1970 onward, Sophie Orlando explores their influences on the Western contemporary art and introduces readers to an important, long-marginalized movement, recontextualizing it with groundbreaking scholarship.

French edition
Les presses du réel – Avant-gardes
This publication aims to explore how the multiple production of Raoul Hausmann, a central figure of Dada, has helped to shape the art of modernity.

French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History
Uses and Utopias – The Exhibition in the Pre-Revolutionary Russian Avant-Garde: an essay on the exhibition practice in Russia in the years 1910-1920, and in particular on the relationship between exhibition and public space in the projects of the historical avant-gardes.

French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents
An investigation into the enigma of the first abstract painting by Kandinsky.

French edition
MAMCO – Monographs
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.

French edition
JRP|Ringier – Lectures Maison Rouge
The never-before-published selection of Carlo Scarpa's writings and illustrations (photographs, architectural plans, sketches, etc.): an invaluable tool to understanding exhibition history and the importance of the architectural conception of exhibitions.

bilingual edition (English / Italian)
Fondation Hartung Bergman
The art of etching in Hartung's work

bilingual edition (English / French)
Le Plateau / Frac Île-de-France
The origins of the writing of the history known as the history of modern art (catalogue).

French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History
A collective examination of the relationship between surrealism and the “splendid nineteenth century” (André Breton), and changes that have occurred in the field of political ideas, industrial development, psychiatry, philosophy or morality, between appropriation, misappropriation and rejection.

French edition
Les presses du réel – Performing & sound arts
The place and role of women in performing arts from 1912 to 2012, between performance and dance.

French edition
MAMCO – Historical essays & contemporary archives
Representation of pain in the art of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries.

French edition
Art centers, museums, galleries & varia
Oskar Schlemmer's letters and diaries.

English edition
Sternberg Press – Monographs and artists' books
Ulf Linde summarizes his decades of investigation into the geometry of Duchamp's works.

French edition
Les presses du réel – Avant-gardes
Raoul Hausmann's autobiographical novel.

French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History
Picasso in front of the TV: unexpected links between the media—especially television—and Picasso's work.

French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History
Public garden in art between the mid-XIXth and early XXth centuries.

French edition
Les presses du réel – Artists' Writings
An anthology of Fontana's manifestos, texts and interviews.

French edition
Les presses du réel – Artists' Writings
An anthology of Fontana's manifestos, texts and interviews.

French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History
Artists and parties: aesthetics and politics in the first half of the 20th century.

English edition
Les presses du réel – Contemporary art
Reference monograph.

French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History
Forty years of Anglo-American feminist theory in art history (an anthology of reference texts by Laura Cottingham, Gen Doy, Lisa E. Farrington, Lisa Gail Collins, Judith Halberstam, Amelia Jones, Lucy R. Lippard, Linda Nochlin, Rozsika Parker, Griselda Pollock, Abigail Solomon-Godeau).

French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History
The resurgence of Dada in the U.S. (a genealogy of American post-war experimental art).

French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History
A collection of texts, most unpublished in French.

French edition
Les presses du réel – Contemporary art
Reference monograph (available in English edition).

English edition
JRP|Ringier – Monographs
New light on Henry Moore's work through Zaha Hadid

French edition
Les presses du réel – Avant-gardes
From Picabia's unpublished love letters to a philosophical and aesthetic inquiry on art, through Goethe, Schlegel, Hegel, or Baudelaire.

French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History
The story of the surrealists' radical anticolonialism: a political, aesthetic and poetic avant-garde.

French edition
Les presses du réel – Avant-gardes
The work of an underestimated writer, a founder of the Ultraism, initiator of Dada in the 1920s Spain.

French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History
An essay on French artist Paul Chenavard (1807-1895), romantic cursed painter-prophet, illustrating the distance between the historic claims which build the modern myth of the artist and a relative efficiency.

French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History
This brilliant work studies the notion of modernity as it's been defined at the end of the XIXth century, especially through the analyse of the links between the visual culture and several main social debates of the time such as sexuallity, urban crowd, riots and social control mechanisms, the Republic and the Church, nationalism and militarism.

French edition
JRP|Ringier – Catalogues, Biennales & Collections
€38.00 €25.00
The magazine of Albert Skira, 1933–1939.

French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History
Art as a social practice through Gustave Courbet's œuvre and political commitment.

French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History
How, in the course of their American exile, the surrealist artists (Duchamp, Tanguy, Masson, Ernst, Lam, Carrigton ...) were influenced by the literary and artistic context. Also a specific study on the perpetual renewal of Surrealism after war, linked with the importance of esoterism, the Amerindian civilizations, and Charles Fourier.

French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History
A thoroughly investigation of the social role of art articulated by the French left during the July Monarchy and Second Republic.

French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History
An elucidation of the myths and the political fantasies that surrounded Gustave Courbet's work and life under the second Empire.

English edition
Fondation Hartung Bergman
€35.00 €25.00
10 new perspectives on the artist, his oeuvre and its reception.

French edition
Les presses du réel – Avant-gardes
A critical counterpoint to the famous Tzara's cronic published in the Dada Almanach, by the founder of the Cabaret Voltaire.

French edition
Les presses du réel – Avant-gardes
Dick Higgins, one of the main figures of Fluxus, points out the particularity of poet-artists who, since German and English Romanticism, have refused to make distinctions between what is sonorous, visual and written.

French edition
Les presses du réel – Avant-gardes
Two studies on the link between language, art and reality in Marcel Duchamp's work.

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