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English edition
JRP|Ringier – Livres & éditions d'artistes
forthcoming
Reprint of Dorothy Iannone's 1969 book of recipes.

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(SIC) – Soft Alphabet
forthcoming
This artist's book presents a series of silkscreens on wall made by Pierre Lauwers between 2014 and 2018. These murals were digitally reproduced and reduced to 1:4 for offset printing.

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Nieves
forthcoming
Tennis Courts III completes the subject of empty, abandoned courts, one after another like a long sequence shot through different seasons and different places.

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Nieves
forthcoming
A series of hallucinatory illustrations inspired by psychedelic art and the darkest side of fairy tales.

English edition
Shelter Press – Livres
forthcoming
A score for 51 human voices intended to mimic the sound of the sea, displayed as loose sheets slipped in PVC sleeve. David Horvitz's hommage to Pauline Oliveros.

trilingual edition (English / French / Spanish)
JRP|Ringier – Livres & éditions d'artistes
Conceived by Sigismond de Vajay, this artist's book combines 70 of his drawings with commissioned essays by Mexican novelist Mario Bellatín, French biologist and glaciology researcher Bruno Jourdain, and geography and biotechnology expert Elizabeth R. Johnson. Together, thanks to their intertwined dialogue around reality, fiction, science, knowledge, and the power of artistic approaches, they express a subjective vision of our changing times.

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Le Dictateur Press – Livres & éditions d'artistes / catalogues
Artist's edition: a set of folded posters between two cardboard plates held by elastic bands, featuring a series of black & white female nude by the famous fashion photographer, set in a bus on a rainy night.

French edition
United Dead Artists
Journal designed by Laurent Lolmède.

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Cneai
This artist's book gathers the 67 photographs that make up the contact sheet #234 of the photographs taken by Jef Geys during the 1969 Tour de France. Year of Eddy Merckx's first victory, the same day as the man's first step on the moon.

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Nieves
Juillet features a small selection of Ronan Bouroullec's recent drawing.

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Nieves
Matrangra's inaugural publication presents her celebrated series Toilet Paintings.

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Nieves
Will Sweeney's new graphic narrative is set in a retrofuturistic England ruled by a twisted elite who exploits a population inhabiting decadent urban centers. Monsters populate this strange world, and humanity's last chance lies in the power of the Vorpal Sword—a metaphysical blade of vital creative energy…

English edition (texts in English, German, Latin)
Edition Patrick Frey
This publication features a series of lithographs which captured impressions of wild animals. This technique was developed by artist Michael Günzburger to explore with directness and immediacy the physical energy of bestiality. The series is accompanied by a text by writer Lukas Bärfuss which takes the reader on an expedition up through northern woods all the way to the frozen wilderness of an island in the North Sea.

English edition
Cura. – Cura.books
This catalogue documents an eponymous exhibition by the British artist inspired by the daily lives of astronauts in space. The publication presents a series of images of the exhibition together with unpublished photos by the NASA. The book also includes a conversation between the artist and Victor Buchli, a NASA astronaut.

English edition
Cura. – Cura.books
The first artist book by Athena Papadopoulos conceived as a diary and a novel. The publication is a collection of drawings and thoughts of the artist in the form of a romance, published in two different editions.

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
Art centers, museums, galleries & varia
An homage to William Burroughs' and Brion Gysin's eponymous book, this artist book of more than 300 pages is a huge cut-up of the artworks showcased during the group exhibition conceived by Ugo Rondinone at the Palais de Tokyo in 2007.

English edition
Boabooks
Elizabeth Lebon writes poems, stories and performances, usually with the help of a typewriter. The choice of paper, as well as its format, is centrally important to the conceptualization and experimentation of this artist. This new book-object of concrete poetry plays with the transparency of its leaflets.

English edition
Les presses du réel – Contemporary art
A series of wood carvings by Peter Schuyff, reproduced on a scale of 1:10, alongside a short sorry by Arthur Miller staging the relationship between man and beaver.

English edition
Centre d'édition contemporaine
This artist's book reproduces a series of comics made by Victor Man when he was a child in communist Romania in the early 1980s. These drawings reveal the artist's fascination for the then rare Western magazines. The publication opens with a letter from Victor Man to little Rózsa, to whom the book is dedicated.

English edition
JRP|Ringier – Livres & éditions d'artistes
A visual tour de force (artist's book).

English edition
Bom Dia Boa Tarde Boa Noite
A collection of 11 poems printed on single sheets that can be used as page markers to interrupt whatever else you are reading. Each poem is based on descriptions of natural phenomena, to talk about everyday situations of human social behavior.

English edition
Bom Dia Boa Tarde Boa Noite
This publication catalogues the trajectory of a cycle of performances of the same name, through which the artist attempted to exhaust his interest in the Guatemalan Civil War as a recurring subject of his work. It documents the six performances in the cycle via foldout colour posters of each work, and an essay by Frédérique Bergholtz and Susan Gibb.

English edition
Edition Patrick Frey
Wheels gives a special overview of Olivier Mosset's career through the prism of his fascination for motorcycle and motor vehicles and their influence on his artistic practice.

English edition
Edition Patrick Frey
Luciano Rigolini gives a minimalist reinterpretation of photo shoots produced by NASA astronauts during the lunar landing missions Apollo 15 and Apollo 16.

English edition
Les presses du réel – Literature
120 true and oxymoronesque scores-instructions composed by Frédéric Acquaviva between 2015 and 2017 in Berlin.

English edition
Les presses du réel – Literature
120 true and oxymoronesque scores-instructions composed by Frédéric Acquaviva between 2015 and 2017 in Berlin. Luxury limited edition, signed, including an original artwork and the sound artwork “Oxymoron Music” on CD.

English edition
Bom Dia Boa Tarde Boa Noite
This leporello artist's book is the last iteration of an ever-mutating project by artist Tanaz Modabber. It reproduces a sixty-meter-long drawing which was also used in the past as a score, and as a referential mapping. The work also refers to the links between poetry, music, architecture, and politics in Iran.

English edition
Centre culturel suisse Paris
This publication presents a series of some forty autobiographical drawings in pencil, ink and watercolor. The artist chose to recount his life as a children's story, flicking through fleeting memories, dramatic events, and brief anecdotes.

English edition
JRP|Ringier – Livres & éditions d'artistes
The private and personal side of a painter (first monograph / artist's book).

English edition
Petzel
This publication brings together the 50 unique life-cast portraits of the artist's work, Imagines; inspired by ancient Roman life-casts of the same name. Each life-cast portrait is presented as a postcard; the reverse of which, written in Edmier's own hand, provides interesting details about the individual casts. The set of postcards is presented in a hard-back “stone” box-envelop, with white debossed text.

English edition
Nero
In a junction of artist's book, illustrated sci-fi story, and a glossary of sculptural objects Ludovica Carbotta explores the concept of “fictional site-specificity” through different media, authorships, and descriptive strategies: a site-oriented practice that considers imaginary places, or real places within fictional contexts, to recover the role of imagination in the process of constructing knowledge.

English edition
Nero
This artist's book is based on a namesake project of video installations and art objects exploring the transformation of the image within time and space. With texts and drawings by curator Vitaly Patsyukov.

bilingual edition (English / Italian)
Humboldt Books
This publication presents a comic strip made by a 20-year old Nathalie Du Pasquier in remembrance of a six months journey in Gabon. Inspired by a clipping from a Gabonese daily, the cartoon tells the colorful story of a clumsy Don Giovanni. This edition features an introductory text by the artist, the translated strip, and a facsimile of the comic book in original French version.

bilingual edition (English / Italian)
Nero
Cicoria is a visual essay conceived as a stream of images of the Alessandro Cicoria's past and current artworks, put together with apparently no visual coherence by Cicoria himself. A dialogue between the artist and curator Luca Lo Pinto is the map to understand the peculiar attitude behind his work and vision.

bilingual edition (English / Italian)
Humboldt Books
This publication features an unpublished series of artworks by artist Paolo Gioli based on polaroid images of etruscan funerary sculptures set in the Italian city of Volterra. The volume is supplemented by a text on Volterra by novelist D. H. Lawrence, and an essay by historian of photography Roberta Valtorta.

bilingual edition (English / Italian)
Nero
A companion to his previous book, Colour in Contextual Play, Joseph Kosuth's Neon in Contextual Play continues the artist's investigation of the interplay between language and reality, words and objects, color and light. Within these pairings, early neon works by Kosuth interact with those by Arte Povera artists who also used the industrial medium.

bilingual edition (English / German)
Edition Patrick Frey
Through photographic documentation and essay, Altar documents the widespread human urge to elevate secular things to the status of “ritual objects” and combine them to form private altars. Whether they're dust catchers, knickknacks, souvenirs, found objects, meaningful artworks or earnestly and deeply revered objects, they all tell a peculiar story—not in words, but in things—about whoever built the altar.

bilingual edition (English / German)
Nieves
A new series of oil paintings and pastel drawings, with vivid colors and a child-like spirit.

bilingual edition (English / German)
Kaph Books
The book “Fragments”, designed by Lebanese artist Rayyane Tabet as an installation, coupled with a performance, is inspired by a family legend about Tabet's great-grand-father. The book accompanies an exhibition at the Kunstverein in Hamburg.

bilingual edition (English / French)
Centre culturel suisse Paris
This artist's book is part of a choreographic project exploring the body/object relationship. It features a photographic series which juxtaposes performers' bodies and objects, creating contradictory associations. The publication also includes two texts by Paul B. Preciado: an essay on the philosophy of movement, and a poem on sexual subjectivity, written with artificial intelligence.

bilingual edition (English / French)
Shelter Press – Livres
This publication by the French artiste focuses on his work with color. It gathers a series of 41 photographs, along with texts by Claire Moulène and Mick Peters.

bilingual edition (English / French)
Frac Bretagne
An artistic, political and collective project by Nicolas Floc'h, based on a principle of participation and co-realization, which points, at different levels, to the multiple relationships between social groups and public institutions that structure and frame them, while also questioning the symbolic or economic value of an artwork.

bilingual edition (English / French)
Art centers, museums, galleries & varia
60 original drawings by Lou Doillon in a luxurious notebook.

bilingual edition (English / French)
Art centers, museums, galleries & varia
This catalogue / artist's book extends a three-chapter exhibition reflecting on the concept of Home. The publication includes reproductions, exhibition views, a text by Marie-Gabrielle Duc, and an interview with the artist by Emmanuele Quinz.

bilingual edition (English / French)
CAPC
This catalogue / artist's book inaugurates a new series dedicated to the site-specific installations exhibited in the nave of the CAPC. The eponymous project by artist Leonor Antunes is a sculptural ensemble influenced by textile and architectural works, thus recalling the commercial past of the nave as well as the cultural legacy of modernism. The publication features an interview with the artist and a text by textile artist Anni Albers.

bilingual edition (English / French)
Tombolo Presses
Bienvenue intends to bring back to life the forgotten story of the publication of Pour Jean Sénac, a book dedicated to gay poet and Algerian nationalist Jean Sénac. This edition gathers old and contemporary documents by graphic designer Christophe Jacquet on the project, and features a long conversation between Jacquet and Thierry Chancogne.

Nieves
A series of off-the-cuff photographs demonstrating the poetic experience of air travel (artist's book).

French edition
Incertain Sens – Livres et éditions d'artistes
This artist's book presents a collection of parking tickets from a private hospital in which the artist was admitted. The tickets are colored with the help of a color chart created from photographs of morning skies and of flowers his sister brought him.

French edition
Frac Bretagne
Produced as a follow-up to three previous publications edited by Mamco between 2010 and 2017, this monograph is a compilation of found images associated with Yvan Salomone's own photographs. It also features an interview with the artist and new essays examining his practice.

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