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English edition
Sternberg Press – History, Criticism and Theory
An examination of various forms of aesthetic practice seen through the lens of the neoliberal cultural revolution.

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

French edition
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.

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

French edition
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.

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
Different perspectives (art history, philosophy, photography, film, architecture, history of science...) on the heterogeneous forms the discourse of pictures can take (an anthology).

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24 unpublished letters by Gustave Courbet.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

English edition
Dis Voir – Visual Arts – Essays
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.

English edition
Diaphanes – Bilder-Diskurs
This publication offers new insights into the broad and differentiated spectrum of functions images could assume in political contexts in those areas dominated by the Portuguese in early modern times. How were objects and artifacts staged and handled to generate new layers of meaning and visualize political ideas and concepts? And what were the respective reasons, means, and effects of the visualization of Portuguese power and politics?

French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History
A sourcebook / critical anthology of social art history.

French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History
A sourcebook / critical anthology of social art history.

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

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

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
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents
The political dimension of Visual Studies, between Francophone and Anglo-American studies.

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

French edition
Celebrity Cafe
Experimental poetry, historical avant-garde, contemporary music, dance, visual arts, intermedia.

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.

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Diaphanes – Bilder-Diskurs
The invention of depicting figures participating in an event marks an important change in the ways artists addressed the beholder of the artworks themselves. The contributions of this volume describe this moment from a diachronic and transcultural perspective, while each of them focuses on a specific group of works revealing a new moment in this history.

English edition
Sternberg Press – History, Criticism and Theory
A collection of texts connecting ancient Chinese culture and contemporary art in search of a better understanding of our relationship with nature.

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 – 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
Two leading contemporary art historians offer a subtle and profound reconsideration of the problem of time in the Renaissance.

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

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

French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History

French edition
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.

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

French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents
The return of the anthropological question has completely redesigned the issues of representation. A state of play.

French edition
Incertain Sens – Grey Series
An analysis of the implications, challenges and specificities of the artist's magazines, as an artistic practice.

French edition
Les presses du réel – Avant-gardes
A genealogy of cut-up: the history and development of a radical and pioneering literary technique, in Europe and the US, in the twentieth century (readings from William S. Burroughs).

French edition
Les presses du réel – Avant-gardes
In about 600 selected letters, this correspondence documents the biography, activities, career and work of the art historian Leo Rosenthal (1870-1932).

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 – Art History
A reflection on the Russian avant-garde's artistic project in the early twentieth century, and the problem of their paradoxical relationship to history.

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.

French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History
A history of film in contemporary art (a witty critical history of artist's films and their inscription into the broader history of art, as well as their impact on their social contexts).

French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History
Gustave Courbet, hunting, and its contemporary representations in Germany.

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

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

French edition
Les presses du réel – Fabula
A collection of previously unpublished or revised texts by Jean-Claude Lebensztejn (1992-2012).

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

English edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents
An anthology (1975-2000).

English edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents
Artists' book history.

English edition
Sternberg Press – History, Criticism and Theory
Analyzing a variety of films, video pieces, and performances, Sven Lütticken evaluates the impact that our changing experience of time has had on the actualization of history in the present.

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

French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History
An anthology which brings to light the fertile relations between two disciplines: Cultural Studies and art history.

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