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“Nouveaux Commanditaires” (new patrons) [back to index]
 
English edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents
Drawing on examples from France and the United States, this publication offers a multidisciplinary reflection on a new type of engagement of art in democracy, renewing relationships between creation, culture and society (adaptated from a French publication on the New Patrons's activities, updated with contributions from the Anglo-American intellectual scene).

French edition
Les presses du réel – Contemporary art
Publication documenting an interactive installation by Samuel Bianchini commissioned by the Maison du geste et de l'image in Paris as part of the “New Patrons” program.

French edition
Captures – Monographs & artist's books
Study book made by artist George Trakas in response to a commission issued by inhabitants of the Lamelouze commune in the southern French region of Gard, north of Alès (as part of the “New Patrons” program, initiated and supported by the Fondation de France).

English edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents
Reflecting upon the necessary conditions for the development of the New Patrons Protocol, the French conceptual artist calls for a better involvement of museums as well as for an art history that would relate creative processes with political conditions.

bilingual edition (Italian / French)
Art centers, museums, galleries & varia
Ultimo Cielo documents a musical project forming part of the New Patrons program: a piece for an amateur orchestra inspired by the works and practice of Italian Situationist painter Pinot Gallizio.

bilingual edition (English / French)
Art centers, museums, galleries & varia
Considering the relations between art and football through the example of an artwork commissioned by the Red Star Football Club as part of the “New Patrons” program, initiated and supported by the Fondation de France: a polyptych composed of eight oil paintings on wood panels, offering different viewpoints of the stadium and the life of the club.

bilingual edition (English / French)
Art centers, museums, galleries & varia
Since the set up of Xavier Veilhan's The Monster in the center of Tours in 2004, the statue has been subject to various cultural appropriation by the locals. This book aims to document both the development of the project as part of the New Patrons program as well as the life of the statue within the city.

bilingual edition (English / French)
Art centers, museums, galleries & varia
Creating Bob: a food truck with a living, warm and hospitable public purpose, set close to Lille-Europe Train Station and commissioned as part of the “New Patrons” program.

French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents
Reflecting upon the necessary conditions for the development of the New Patrons Protocol, the French conceptual artist calls for a better involvement of museums as well as for an art history that would relate creative processes with political conditions.

bilingual edition (English / French)
Art centers, museums, galleries & varia
Le Jardin hospitalier documents Jyll Bradley's eponymous site-specific artwork produced in April 2015 under the auspices of the Fondation de France's New Patrons program, at Hospital Roger Salengro in Lille, France. The artist has transformed a 100m long, window-less corridor into an immersive installation—a promenade—with black-lit photographs, literary texts and tactile sculptural elements

bilingual edition (English / French)
Art centers, museums, galleries & varia
A documentation on Claude Closky's artwork commissioned by the Paste association as part of the New Patrons program.

French edition
Les presses du réel – Contemporary art
A documentation on the singular projects by four contemporary artists—Michel Aubry, Élisabeth Ballet, Susanne Bürner, and Lani Maestro—developed as part of the Foundation of France “Nouveaux Commanditaires” (new patrons) action to question the industrial history of four regional nature park in France (Lorraine, Monts d'Ardèche, Pilat, and Vercors).

French edition
Art centers, museums, galleries & varia
A review of three commissioned works executed by artist Nicolas Floc'h in isolated communities in Santiago, Chile, Rennes, and Tours, France, as part of the New Patrons program.

English edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents
A new model of action to invent new modes of art production and exchange by establishing a direct dialogue between the artist, the citizen-commissioner and the cultural mediator, outside the museum and apart from the art market.

bilingual edition (English / French)
Art centers, museums, galleries & varia
Interview with Emilio López-Menchero around a commissioned work executed by the artist as part of the New Patrons program.

bilingual edition (English / French)
Art centers, museums, galleries & varia
A New Patrons project, 2010.

bilingual edition (English / French)
Captures – Monographs & artist's books
Artist's book.

French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents
A multidisciplinary reflection on a new type of engagement of art in democracy, renewing relationships between creation, culture and society: 47 contributions by international thinkers and actors of the art world (with 9 movies on DVD).

French edition
Captures – Monographs & artist's books
An image of collective thought concerning the place in which we live.

French edition
Les presses du réel – Contemporary art
last available copies!
Christopher Wool's stained glass windows for the Prieuré of La Charité sur Loire, France.

French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents
A sociological approach to new practices in public art commissioning.

French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents
A new model of action to invent new modes of art production and exchange by establishing a direct dialogue between the artist, the citizen-commissioner and the cultural mediator, outside the museum and apart from the art market (available in English edition).

bilingual edition (English / French)
Art centers, museums, galleries & varia
€20.00 €7.00
An exhaustive documentation on La Maison Forestière Wilfred Owen, a commissionned work by Simon Patterson inaugurated in 2011 as part of the New Patrons program.

French edition
a.p.r.e.s editions – Books-DVDs
A film documenting a series of musical performances in the streets of Marseilles organized by Jacques Siron and commissioned by the Cité de la Musique.

French edition
Captures – Monographs & artist's books
The story of an Alain Bernardini artwork commissioned by fourteen employees at the Paul-Brousse University Hospital (Villejuif, France).

bilingual edition (English / French) / English and French subtitles
a.p.r.e.s editions – Books-DVDs
€25.00 €18.00
Book / DVD documenting an artistic project by Kawamata: the rehabilitation of three ancient weavers' houses in Brittany.

texts in English and French
Les presses du réel – Architecture
First monograph dedicated to the French architect.

French edition
Les presses du réel – Contemporary art
A retrospective presentation of 10 years of creation resulting from the association of international contemporary artists and commissions for public works.

French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents
Relations between society and artists.

bilingual edition (English / French)
Le Consortium – Monographs
€19.00 €10.00

French edition
Les presses du réel – Contemporary art
out of print
Shadows of witches, bats and black cats for a street public lighting commissioned work.