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Les presses du réel – Art History
forthcoming
An anthology.

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Les presses du réel – Art History
forthcoming

French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History
forthcoming
Jean Laude's writings on art.

French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History
forthcoming

French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History
Conceived around an anthropology of the object, this book proposes to follow the course of royal objects of Abomey, former capital of the pre-colonial Kingdom of Dahomey (in present-day Benin).

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Les presses du réel – Art History
Can the modern uses of prehistory shed new light on the modern experience of time and, thus, the art of this period?

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Les presses du réel – Art History
Jean Dubuffet, Art Brut, and the primitivist paradigm.

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Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents
The reconciliation of art and life, at the heart of the reflection and practice of many modern and contemporary movements.

French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History
The historical-memorial narrative in comics, from Art Spiegelman to Marjane Satrapi, as a new form of representation of History, between individual and collective memory.

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Les presses du réel – Art History
French art historian Anne Lafont delivers an unpublished study on the close and paradoxical relations of art and race in the Enlightenment. A new voice in current works on issues of race, art, images and colonization.

English edition
Sternberg Press – Histoire, critique et théorie
temporarily out of stock
American critic Isabelle Graw conducts an innovative genealogical study on the success of painting as a medium. Keeping a close eye on painting's fourteenth century theoretical foundations, Graw analyses the work of artists like Édouard Manet, Jutta Koether, Martin Kippenberger, Jana Euler, and Marcel Broodthaers. It also includes conversations with artists who confront their vision with that of the author.

English edition
Sternberg Press – Histoire, critique et théorie
An historical account of walking as an artistic practice inside Surrealism, the Situationist International, and Fluxus.

French edition
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 – Art History
Marcel Duchamp, Henri-Pierre Roché, and the Neuf Moules Mâlic (Nine Malic Moulds): the genesis, the history and the destiny of an artwork as exceptional as the relation between an artist and his collector, of which it was the vector.

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

French edition
Art centers, museums, galleries & varia
This publication devoted to Otto Dix's print works (woodcuts, etchings, lithographs) showcases a collection from the Zeppelin Museum Friedrichshafen, Germany. A large iconographic thematic section and a series of essays revisit Otto Dix's favourite themes—the nude, the portrait, the city, religion and war—symptomatic of his desire to portray man holistically, from birth to death, as a creature of flesh, palpitations and blood.

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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.

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Les presses du réel – Art History
“Primitivism” as a tool for analysis of post-war French society, between a modernization and decolonization movement, and possible forms of resistance.

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Les presses du réel – Literature
An essay by Frédéric Valabrègue on the American avant-garde artist, one of the main actors of the Fluxus movement.

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

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Les presses du réel – Art History
An in-depth and circumstantial study of the work of Franz Radziwill (1895-1983), a major and controversial representative of “magical realism” in painting.

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Les presses du réel – Art History
A historiographical study of German art theorist, writer and activist Carl Einstein (1885-1940), that also explores several layers of the history of the early twentieth century, and proposes a critical reflection on some epistemological tropisms of today.

French edition
Art centers, museums, galleries & varia
The first publication to pay tribute to Ambroise Vollard the Reunionese and to the exceptional gift made to his island in 1947, exhibited at the Léon Dierx museum.

French edition
MAMCO – Histoire à l'essai & archives contemporaines
Eight essays on the German avant-gardes (Hugo Ball, Max Beckmann, Marcel Breuer, Franz Marc, Merzbau, Expressionnism, Dada…).

English edition
Sternberg Press – Histoire, critique et théorie
An examination of various forms of aesthetic practice seen through the lens of the neoliberal cultural revolution.

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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Les presses du réel – Art History
This study addresses the scope of the use of found objects and garbage by the Nouveaux Réalistes in the 1960s.

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Les presses du réel – Art History
Edgar Degas and the rediscovery of monotyping in the 19th century.

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Les presses du réel – Art History
A story of the Grévin wax museum in Paris from 1881 to 1921.

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Les presses du réel – Art History
An essay conceived as an intellectual portrait of the German writer, psychologist and art theorist Karl Philipp Moritz, whose purpose is to investigate the relationships between aesthetics, psychology and anthropology in the second half of the 18th century, and the importance of their simultaneous development for the debates about art after 1800.

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

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

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

English edition
Dis Voir – Arts visuels – Essais
François Boutonnet's Mnemosyne offers the first consideration of the “Arts of Memory” from antiquity to contemporary art, connecting it to mind mapping in digital culture.

French edition
Dis Voir – Arts visuels – Essais
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.

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

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Les presses du réel – Art History
From image to object: ten essays on English Pop Art and the New Brutalism in architecture.

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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.

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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.

French edition
Mix
The Florentine mannerist painter Jacopo da Pontormo, who was busy producing a series of frescoes for the choir of the San Lorenzo basilica in Florence, holds from 1554 to 1556 a strikingly remarkable diary.

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
Incertain Sens – Collection grise
An analysis of the implications, challenges and specificities of the artist's magazines, as an artistic practice.

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Les presses du réel – Art History
Two leading contemporary art historians offer a subtle and profound reconsideration of the problem of time in the Renaissance.

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Les presses du réel – Art History
An examination of the new approach to the artistic phenomenon that emphases the role of sensitivity and centered around the figure of the spectator in the eighteenth century.

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Les presses du réel – Art History
The relationship between Modern art and its destruction.

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Les presses du réel – Art History

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

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Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents
The posthumous collection of texts on art by the French philosopher.

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