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English edition
Punch
The first monographic publication dedicated to one of the foremost artists of his generation and a key figure in the development of Bucharest's artistic community in the early 2000s.

French edition
Les presses du réel – Avant-gardes
The “chairs-poems” conceived by the Quebec sculptor Michel Goulet for the Palais-Royal garden in Paris, with contributions from nearly 70 authors, visual artists, poets, critics, theoreticians, philosophers and thinkers.

French edition
Captures – Monographies & livres d'artiste
Publication documenting an innovative sustainable social housing project in a small village of south-central France, as part of the “New Patrons” program.

English edition
(SIC) – Soft Alphabet
This artist's book presents a set of photographs made by Belgian artist Sophie Nys during her stay in Zurich. It features each of the modernist fountains produced by designer Alfred Aebersold in the 1970s and scattered throughout the Swiss city. The images are associated with amusing and clever captions written by Leila Peacock, a Scottish artist living in Zurich.

English edition
Edition Patrick Frey
For three years Rico Scagliola and Michael Meier have been taking candid photographs of people from all walks of life and of every age in public and semi-public urban spaces: on streets and city squares, in cafés and bars, train stations and airports, stores and shopping centers. Combined with genuine words taken from the internet or heard in the street, this photographic series is a comédie humaine of the present day and age.

English edition
Sternberg Press – Monographies et livres d'artistes
This publication documents Eliasson's Green light project —an artistic workshop for refugees, asylum seekers, migrants, and NGOs, whose goal is to fabricate lamps for fundraising education. It provides testimonies, stories, and memories by Green light participants, founders, and organizers, as well as essays by art historians and theorists.

bilingual edition (English / French)
Sternberg Press – Histoire, critique et théorie
Companion book to a project by the artists Annie Vigier and Franck Apertet (les gens d'Uterpan), which emanates from the analysis of individual or collective attitudes and behaviors produced in the public space of a given city.

French edition
Les presses du réel – Artists' Writings
The ninth volume of Rémy Zaugg's complete writings (1986-2005): a reflection on the artist's projects for public spaces, illustrated with personal statements and sketches.

French edition
Captures – Monographies & livres d'artiste
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).

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.

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.

English edition
Sternberg Press – Monographies et livres d'artistes
Through archival research, this first monographic publication focuses on Ukeles's work ballets—a series of seven grand-scale collaborative performances involving workers, trucks, barges, and hundreds of tons of recyclables and steel—which took place between 1983 and 2012 in New York, Pittsburgh, Givors, Rotterdam, and Tokamachi.

bilingual edition (English / Italian)
Mousse – Mousse Publishing (livres)
The publication encloses a rich documentation on the design, construction and installation of an eponymous permanent work created by Liliana Moro for the seventh edition of “All'Aperto” (Outdoors) in Trivero, in the Piemonte countryside.

bilingual edition (English / German)
Sternberg Press – Monographies et livres d'artistes
This catalogue documents the encounter between Eliasson's sensorial artworks and the baroquean atmosphere of Prince Eugene's Winter Palace in Vienna.

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.

bilingual edition (English / French)
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Vortex Populi is a visual essay focusing on five works by Didier Fiuza Faustino in which the French artist and architect reflects on public space and popular struggle through an examination of the use of crowd control barriers in clashes between protestors and authoritarian forces.

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.

English edition
Sternberg Press – Solution
A political and artistic performance manual revolving around the double agent figure

bilingual edition (English / German)
Sternberg Press – Monographies et livres d'artistes
Liz Magic Laser's recent works.

bilingual edition (English / French)
Art centers, museums, galleries & varia
€38.00 €17.00
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
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.

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.

English edition
Errant Bodies – Doormats
Rethinking public space.

French edition
Les presses du réel – Avant-gardes
First monograph in a Western language on the subversive and radical Japanese avant-garde group Zero Jigen.

English edition
Sternberg Press – Histoire, critique et théorie
A selection of conversations between Markus Miessen and political philosopher Chantal Mouffe.

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.

English edition
Sternberg Press – Catalogues
Ten discussions based on the opening picnic scene of Charles and Ray Eames's film Powers of Ten used as score.

bilingual edition (English / Italian)
Mousse – Mousse Publishing (livres)
A complete documentation on Roman Signer's first permanent public commission.

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.

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

English edition
JRP|Ringier – Monographies de référence
Reference monograph.

bilingual edition (English / German)
Sternberg Press – Monographies et livres d'artistes
An in-depth survey of Yorgos Sapountzis' work in ten chapters from 2000 to the present.

bilingual edition (English / French)
Editions Lutanie
L'Atlas, a major figure of the Street Art movement, has been photographing his first seven canvas paintings in great cities all over the world for the past ten years. Published to celebrate this anniversary, the book gathers the photographs and a text by Paul Ardenne.

bilingual edition (English / French)
Analogues – Monographies
First monograph.

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) / DVD in French version (English subtitles)
a.p.r.e.s editions – Livres-DVD
The design, actual production, and issues of a hybrid piece of public art mixing virtual and real worlds, conceived by artist Miguel Chevalier and architect-designer Charles Bové.

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
Edition Patrick Frey
An archive of vandalism.

English edition
Sternberg Press – Solution
Using Dubai as a sort of modernist blank slate for urban and social renewal, Ingo Niermann confronts today's most relevant cultural and technological developments with analytical elixirs that are as pertinent as they are unbelievable.

bilingual edition (English / French)
Analogues – Monographies
A set of new embroideries with a selection of older works by German artist, gathered for a specific installation: a reflection on the living space and the architectural environment.

French edition
Al Dante – Architecture
Inspired by a water tower conceived by architect Thierry Van de Wyngaert, philosopher Jean-Paul Curnier shares a text on his teenage years in South-East France.

English edition
Sternberg Press – Monographies et livres d'artistes
Using non-linear heuristic methods and experimental webs of information to draw links between the cities of Utrecht, and Slab City, California, USA, this book brings together speculative proposals that ask basic questions about public space, conceived as a physical and conversational sphere.

trilingual edition (English / French / German)
JRP|Ringier – Monographies
A new series of images taken in Brussels: the portrait of a city.

French edition
Analogues – Monographies
The "Anthology of art" established during more than a year a ground of exchange on Internet for artists and art critics worldwide, being interested in the relations between art, its theoretical discourse, the conditions of its production and its distribution. This work collects the contributions.

French edition
Al Dante – Poésie & littérature
This visual essay on hostage portrait questions the emotional relationship to the image in wartime. The artist uses basic communication tools to encourage us to reflect on information in public spaces.

bilingual edition (English / German)
Sternberg Press – Monographies et livres d'artistes
This first monographic book discusses issues of art in public space and the social-political implications of Beutler’s work.

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