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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
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.

bilingual edition (English / French)
Art centers, museums, galleries & varia
This monograph covers more than fifty years of creation by Art & Language, whose artists are at the origin of conceptual art. Through unpublished texts by Matthew Jesse Jackson and Art & Language, a transcript of their opera libretto Victorine, and an interview with the artist collective, this publication questions their journey, and more broadly, the relationship between contemporary art and conceptual art.

bilingual edition (English / French)
Art centers, museums, galleries & varia
temporarily out of stock
This publication provides an in-depth exploration of the artists joint project Olt, focusing on a 1967 promotional campaign by the French oil company Elf. The book highlights Mosset and Sauvage's common interest in graphic design and roadside art, and features a text by Jill Gasparina on the circle as a symbol of visual modernity, as well as an interview with the two artists.

French edition (English subtitles)
a.p.r.e.s editions – Works & Process (DVD)
Second DVD in the “Works & Process” series to be dedicated to Daniel Buren's work, this new collection of films offers various documentary approaches of this major artist's work in a 3-hour program.

bilingual edition (English / German)
Sternberg Press – Monographies et livres d'artistes
Merlin Carpenter investigates the status of the midcareer artist with a conceptual project involving the exhibition of transit blankets. The publication documents these works and related gallery shows, in addition with texts by Kunsthalle Bern director Valérie Knoll and artist Sam Lewitt.

bilingual edition (English / French)
La Panacée
Catalogue dedicated to one of the pioneers of European conceptual art, whose work adopts a critical approach of the art world and the avant-garde. The publication offers an overview of the Belgian artist's career, and gathers texts by Jean-Michel Botquin from 1960 to 1980, and recent contributions by Nicolas Bourriaud, Denys Riout, Denis Gielen, and Serge Bonati.

French edition
Mousse – Mousse Publishing (livres)
Facsimile edition of an artist book by Marcel Broodthaers based on a verse from Baudelaire's poem La Beauté.

trilingual edition (English / German / French)
Art centers, museums, galleries & varia
An essential publication that allows to reevaluate the importance and impact of the work of the pioneering English group Art & Language, and the emergence of Conceptual art in the early 1970s.

bilingual edition (English / French)
a.p.r.e.s editions – Documents & œuvres vidéo (DVD)
A documentation on the development and reception of Daniel Buren's monumental in situ work in the gardens of the Sacred Heart Church of Casablanca.

bilingual edition (English / French)
Kamel Mennour
A retrospective retracing in pictures fifty years of creation.

French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents
First French translation of the two famous essays in which Jack Burnham draws the profile of an “aesthetic systems.”

French edition
Initiales
5th issue of the art and research magazine is dedicated to Andrea Fraser.

English edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents
An anthology: selected criticism, essays, interviews, and curatorial projects, since 1986-2012.

English edition
Archive Books
A collection of texts in which a number of art historians and other professionals reflect on the artists' practice.

bilingual edition (English / French), film in French version with English subtitles
a.p.r.e.s editions – Livres-DVD
The design, construction and reception of all interventions by Daniel Buren in the public space of the city of Istres in 2013.

bilingual edition (English / Spanish)
Sternberg Press – Monographies et livres d'artistes
The first comprehensive survey on the work of Slovenian artist/architect Apolonija Šušteršič, between Conceptual art, Contextualism, institutional critique, and relational aesthetics.

bilingual edition (English / German)
JRP|Ringier – Monographies
An exhibition in book-form.

French edition (English subtitles)
a.p.r.e.s editions – Works & Process (DVD)
€25.00 €20.00
New expanded and subtitled edition: nearly four-hour program consisting of twelve films, five documentaries, unpublished documents as well as original video works by the artist.

English edition
Sternberg Press – Monographies et livres d'artistes
Focused on a series of exhibitions entitled The Opening—marked by the fact that all the paintings presented were produced at the galleries during the exhibition openings—the book documents all six events via text and snapshot-like images.

texts in English and French
Les presses du réel – Contemporary art
A facsimile of the sketchbook made by the two artists for their first duo exhibition.

bilingual edition (English / French)
Kamel Mennour
Catalogue.

bilingual edition (English / French)
Les presses du réel – Contemporary art
An “experimental monograph” (conceived by Heimo Zobernig) which offers a sidelong journey through the multi-facetted body of workmade by the Austrian artist since more than 30 years, which also offers a novel line of thinking about the layout of an artwork, and gathers a selection of “historical” texts and new commissioned essays.

English edition
JRP|Ringier – Livres & éditions d'artistes
Artist's book.

English edition
JRP|Ringier – Monographies
Art as theory of the practice and practice of the theory.

French edition
Les presses du réel – Literature
Poetry and space for Marcel Broodthaers—a critical essay.

bilingual edition (English / Italian)
JRP|Ringier – Monographies
This small monograph follows the set-up of Daniel Buren's artistic programs within the corporate spaces of a bank and the ways he conceived simultaneously his site-specificity and his break away from this framework.

French edition
Les presses du réel – Contemporary art
Artist's book (photographs taken on the road).

French edition
Jannink – Wide Open
Daniel Buren writes on his friend Robert Ryman to highlight some questions raised by his oeuvre and by his own work.

bilingual edition (English / French)
Le Consortium – Catalogues monographiques
The book presents an exhibition at The Consortium, Dijon, and reproduces 16 postcards.

Le Consortium – Editions d'artistes

bilingual edition (English / Italian)
Mousse – Mousse Publishing (livres)
out of print
A comprehensive look at the public artworks that Daniel Buren has made using ephemeral materials.

French edition
Verlag Wilfried Dickhoff / Éditions Moon Rainbow
out of print
Facsimile edition of an unpublished artist's book by Marcel Broodthaers from 1968 referring to Stéphane Mallarmé's poem “Un coup de dés jamais n'abolira le hasard.”

French edition
Les presses du réel – Contemporary art
out of print
Monograph / catalogue documenting recent, actual and future exhibitions dedicated to Mosset's latest works or to a whole radical and minimalist œuvre.

French edition
MAMCO – Ecrits d'artistes
out of print
Olivier Mosset's writings and discussions.

French edition
MAMCO – Livres d'artistes
out of print

bilingual edition (German / French)
Le Consortium – Catalogues monographiques
out of print
Exhibition catalogue.

French edition
Les presses du réel – Artists' Writings
out of print

French edition
Yvon Lambert – Monographies et livres d'artistes
out of print
1970 artist's book: Buren explains and positions his work with commented plans.

French edition
miscellaneous
out of print