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Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents
A conversation, accompanied by an introduction by Andrea Soto Calderón, to better understand the crucial role that images occupy in Jacques Rancière's work, and how images are the site of imaginative and reconfiguring operations.

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Les presses du réel – Art History
An an extensive analysis of the advent of Christian visual culture in the Kingdom of Kongo and its and development across four centuries.

French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents
A history of photography through its accidents.

English edition
Sternberg Press – Histoire, critique et théorie
Addressing the current upswing of attention in the sciences, arts, and humanities to the proposal that we are in a human-driven epoch called the Anthropocene, T. J. Demos critically surveys that thesis and points to its limitations, trough a series of cases study taken from contemporary visual culture.

English edition
Sternberg Press – Histoire, critique et théorie
Finnish media theorist discusses slow violence & environmental crisis through the prism of art, design, and technological practices.

French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents
A collection of essays focusing on the notions of invention and image in art.

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MAMCO – Histoire Ó l'essai & archives contemporaines
The Futures of Screen: an aesthetic and technical analysis.

French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History
An historical and ethnographic investigation into the popular origin and environment of Cubist innovations.

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Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents
The concept of time in art history.

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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.

English edition
Diaphanes – Think Art
Renowned French art historian and philosopher Georges Didi-Huberman conducts a careful analysis of Cube—Giacometti's only abstract sculptural work.

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

French edition
MAMCO – Histoire Ó l'essai & archives contemporaines
Seven essays about Marcel Duchamp's work.

French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents
An innovative analysis of our relationship to the image.

French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History
A historical and theoretical reflection, on the border between aesthetics and politics, on the decisive role of the images and the power and limits of representation, in the context of the last genocide of the twentieth century.

French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History
Social and political dimension of the emergence of a culture of the image carried by the amateur practice of photography in Germany at the dawn of the twentieth century.

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Les presses du réel – Art History
Function of visual arts in France during the First World War.

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Les presses du réel – Art History
The frontispiece of Hobbes' Leviathan, Marat at his last breath by David, "Your country needs you", Guernica by Picasso: four essays on political iconography.

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.

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Mix
An essay on the the appearance of the image.

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
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.