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French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents
forthcoming
A collection of texts by Soviet avant-garde filmmaker and theoretician Dziga Vertov, including a critical apparatus and visual documents.

English edition
Sternberg Press – Fiction
A mystery murder artist's novel by Alex Cecchetti, in which the artist and narrator realises he is dead and decides to investigate the causes of his own death.

English edition
Mousse – Mousse Publishing (livres)
The Black Flame of Paradise is the first novel by American artist Zachary Cahill. The book is a proposition for a new model of religious life grounded in the artistic and personal relations to the divine.

English edition
JRP|Ringier – Livres & éditions d'artistes
This new publication by avant-garde artist and cultural icon Yoko Ono combines never-before-published texts and invitation pieces written in 2016–2018 with drawings from the “Franklin Summer” series she started in 1994.

English edition
Sternberg Press – Histoire, critique et théorie
The first survey of text works by artist Ane Hjort Guttu. Written between 2003 and 2018, the texts range from public statements, poetic short prose, film scripts and reflections on the role of the artist to essays on art for children and the link between light and wealth.

English edition
Sternberg Press – Monographies et livres d'artistes
Why has there been so much interest in “surplus value” in recent years? In “The Outside Can't Go Outside”, artist Merlin Carpenter considers how this term has been inserted into contemporary art theory following the financial crisis of 2007/8.

English edition
Les presses du réel – Artists' Writings
Known for his extravagant neo-surrealist paintings, the Dutchman emigrated to New York Peter Schuyff is also a guitarist and singer. Illustrated with drawings by Eliane Gerrits, this book brings together the lyrics of the folk and psychedelic songs of the band The Woodwards, which he forms with the English singer Stevie Guy.

bilingual edition (English / German)
Les presses du réel – Art History
The first publication ever dedicated to the musical works of American painter Louis Michel Eilshemius: Halfway between romantic tradition and futurist audacity, these sound pieces which prefigure the use of sampling are interpreted with virtuosity by the young pianist Imke Lichtwark in the accompanying CD. The book also includes texts by Roberto Ohrt, Sven Daigger, Stefan Banz, and by Eilshemius himself.

bilingual edition (English / French)
Mix
A Constructed World is the collective project of Geoff Lowe and Jacqueline Riva, founded in 1993. This bilingual publication brings their complete writings from 2001 to 2018. In forty plus texts A Constructed World discuss the subject matter of their work, other artists work and subjects that seemed prescient and in need of discussion at the time.

bilingual edition (English / French)
Lenka lente
Text transcript of the speech given by Evan Parker in May 1992 in Rotterdam as part of a series of concerts on the theme “Man & Machine.” Dedicated to Buschi Niebergall, De Motu brings a fascinating insight into the art of the British saxophonist.

French edition
Mix
A synthesis of the research conducted by the Italian composer since 1987 (new edition).

French edition
Les presses du réel – Artists' Writings
First French translation of Judy Chicago's autobiography-manifesto.

French edition
Strandflat
Publishing as an alternative artistic practice.

French edition
Franciscopolis
An history of graphic design before modernity: this first volume is a transdisciplinary collection of documents recording the existence of graphic design before the development of the written form.

French edition
Les presses du réel – Fabula
A reflection on history and the historical document, based on the chronicles of a village written in the 19th century by a Walloon worker.

English edition
Sternberg Press – Histoire, critique et théorie
Collection of recent essays and poems in which the American poet and critic examines issues of genealogy and influence, the poverty and privilege of place, architecture's relationship to language, and feminist economies of writing, reading, and art making.

English edition
Sternberg Press – Histoire, critique et théorie
Becoming Palm is the outcome of a conversation between two friends, artist Simryn Gill and anthropologist Michael Taussig, addressing the complexities of palm oil and “the enormous transformations, human, and ecological, that this crop engenders” (Taussig) in two disparate geographical locations, Southeast Asia and South America.

English edition
Paraguay Press
First publication to gathers all theatrical works by artist Guy de Cointet, written between 1973 and 1983. 25 plays, published with an explanatory apparatus and numerous documents from the de Cointet Estate at the Centre Pompidou's Kandinsky Library.

English edition
Mousse – Mousse Publishing (livres)
First survey of the Canadian artist's writings, including a series of new and recent poems, scripts from his videos, and four fictocriticism texts published in IMPULSE magazine between 1980 and 1989.

English edition
Art centers, museums, galleries & varia
Taking as a point of departure a photograph of actress Jane Fonda in Vietnam, Jean-Luc Godard and Jean-Pierre Gorin reflect on the role of intellectuals in the revolutionary process. Originally published in 1972, this Letter to Jane is one of the last texts issued by the two founders of the Dziga Vertov Group.

bilingual edition (French / Korean)
Art centers, museums, galleries & varia
Collection of poems and drawings by the Korean artist.

bilingual edition (English / German)
Sternberg Press – Fiction
At the heart of this collection of short writings are three provocative texts extracted from important artworks by Rosen, offered here as genre-defying literature at the intersection between reality and fiction, speculative narrative and historical-political critique, humor and eroticism.

bilingual edition (English / French)
Jannink – L'art en écrit
A striking selection of words extracted from the notebooks of Isabelle Champion Métadier during a journey in New York. These quotes are arranged and accompanied by unpublished photographs.

bilingual edition (English / French)
Jannink – L'art en écrit
A striking selection of words extracted from the notebooks of Isabelle Champion Métadier during a journey in New York. These quotes are arranged and accompanied by unpublished photographs, with an original artwork signed by the artist.

bilingual edition (English / French)
Lenka lente
A collection of quotations from the great American jazzman, organized as an alphabet book. More than a hundred entries based on the testimonies of musicians (Steve Lacy, Sahib Shihab, Henri Renaud) and journalists (Leonard Feather, Ira Gitler, Val Wilmer…).

Jannink – L'art en écrit
temporarily out of stock
Collection of handwritten sentences revealing a lesser-known side of Jean-Pierre Raynaud's personality and of his relationship to art, with an original collage signed by the artist.

French edition
Jannink – Wide Open
A selection of 175 texts by the writer, art critic and teacher at the school of Fine Arts of Nantes, Pierre Giquel, summerizing for the first time nearly 35 years of an intense and profuse literary activity. This voluminous publication is comprised of a folded poster dust jacket with watercolors by Fabrice Hyber.

French edition
Les presses du réel – Artists' Writings
The first volume of Rémy Zaugg's complete writings (1963-1968/1988): entitled The Making of a painting, this transcript of Zaugg's diary revolves around the notion of artistic discourse, and how it is directly influenced by paintings.

French edition
Les presses du réel – Artists' Writings
The heighth volume of Rémy Zaugg's complete writings (1988-1989): a portrait of Jean-Christophe Ammann.

French edition
Les presses du réel – Artists' Writings
The fourth volume of Rémy Zaugg's complete writings (1973-1980): a collection of texts on Donald Judd and minimalist sculpture.

French edition
Les presses du réel – Artists' Writings
€236.00 €168.00
Rémy Zaugg's complete writings in 10 volumes in a box set (new edition).

French edition
Les presses du réel – Artists' Writings
The third volume of Rémy Zaugg's complete writings (1972-1978): analysis and critical evaluation of forms of representation and of perception.

French edition
Les presses du réel – Artists' Writings
The second volume of Rémy Zaugg's complete writings (1970-1979): five texts from the 1970s which highlight the influence of semiology (de Saussure, Barthes, Levi-Strauss…). on Zaugg's theoretical thought and practice.

French edition
Les presses du réel – Artists' Writings
The fifth volume of Rémy Zaugg's complete writings (1980-2005): a series of texts of utmost importance, related to the great pictorial and philosophical researches of the 1980s. Alongside these texts, the publication features a collection of interviews and letters to friends, colleagues, art dealers, curators, and art collectors.

French edition
Les presses du réel – Artists' Writings
The sixth volume of Rémy Zaugg's complete writings (1982-1993): featuring some of the most influential texts written by the Swiss artist on art museum.

French edition
Les presses du réel – Artists' Writings
The seventh volume of Rémy Zaugg's complete writings (1984-2004): the publication brings together texts that formulate a practice and a criticism of exhibition that goes beyond genres and mediums, using concrete projects in given architectonic situations.

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
Les presses du réel – Artists' Writings
The tenth volume of Rémy Zaugg's complete writings (1982-2004): the publication gathers texts, interviews, and correspondences on ethics, as well as a series of interviews on cross-cutting themes and projects. It features also a chronology, a list of exhibitions, and a bibliography.

French edition
Jannink – L'art en écrit
Collection of handwritten sentences revealing a lesser-known side of Jean-Pierre Raynaud's personality and of his relationship to art.

French edition
Paraguay Press
First publication to gathers all theatrical works by artist Guy de Cointet, written between 1973 and 1983. 25 plays, published with an explanatory apparatus and numerous documents from the de Cointet Estate at the Centre Pompidou's Kandinsky Library.

French edition
Les presses du réel – Dance & Performing Arts
New expanded edition of a major text by the American choreographer-dancer.

French edition
Les presses du réel – Music & Sound Arts
Luc Ferrari's writings, most of them previously unpublished.

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

French edition
Jannink – L'art en écrit
A collection of previously unpublished texts and drawings (artist's book).

French edition
Art centers, museums, galleries & varia
Taking as a point of departure a photograph of actress Jane Fonda in Vietnam, Jean-Luc Godard and Jean-Pierre Gorin reflect on the role of intellectuals in the revolutionary process. Originally published in 1972, this Letter to Jane is one of the last texts issued by the two founders of the Dziga Vertov Group.

English edition
Jannink – L'art en écrit
Notebook from the South African artist featuring fountain pen's drawings and writings with inserted typescripts.

English edition
Jannink – L'art en écrit
Limited edition of the notebook from the South African artist featuring fountain pen's drawings and writings with inserted typescripts, and an original work, numbered and signed, printed on various formats (1920's coal mining register, books pages, card stock).

English edition
Sternberg Press – Fiction
Part fact, part fiction, this collaborative artist's novel is set in the curious town of Kalimpong, India, where past meets present in a multi-layered tale of espionage and the esoteric.

English edition
Mousse – Mousse Publishing (livres)
A mystery tale illustrated with artworks by twelve contemporary artists.

English edition
Les presses du réel – Artists' Writings
A compilation of insightful, first-hand accounts of art making, art criticism, and exhibition organizing from the early-1970s to the present.

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