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trilingual edition (English / German / French)
Dent-de-Leone
Three Double Tales is the first monographic publication on Aurélien Froment’s work. Published in three languages and designed in collaboration with Åbäke, the book revisits the artist’s interest in the questions of translation and wordplay. A photography book, an exhibition catalogue as well as an artist book, Three Double Tales unites three projects that share the use of photography, and whose sources – places and fantasy – have structured Froment’s work for the past fifteen years.

trilingual edition (English / French / Spanish)
Jeu de Paume
This catalogue stems from the artist's eponymous video project dedicated to Argentine pianist Margarita Fernández. The publication reproduces two texts from seminars given by Fernández, in which she gives an analysis of the filmic and musical writing taking the example of Robert Bresson's use of Franz Schubert's Sonata in A major.

English edition
Mousse – Mousse Publishing (livres)
This monograph brings together nearly a decade of work, combining sculpture, installation, artist's book and writing. More specifically, the publication explores the themes of growth and training within the artist's conceptual practice, through a long interview conducted by writer and curator Dieter Roelstraete.

English edition
Centre d'édition contemporaine
Second in a trilogy of children's books, The Brutal Turtle tells the story of a Turtle wandering in the desert, trying to reach the animal farm. Facing cruel obstacles during his journey, he becomes angry and terrorizes the farm's people once he arrives at the farm. A tale on power's relativity, hate, violence, and on the importance to be nice.

English edition
Centre d'édition contemporaine
The last in a trilogy of children's books, this publication tells the story of a hamster stuck between the pages of a book. Wishing to escape to discover the animal farm, he will find the help of his own fleas. A story about caring and learning, by artist Keren Cytter.

English edition
Nero
temporarily out of stock
A collection of visual incursions by Italian artist Emilio Prini in dozens of exhibition catalogues and print publications over the course of five decades. Meticulously researched, and yet necessarily incomplete, this book is a glimpse into the subtlety with which Prini turned each engagement with the world of ideas into a joust for mastery over space, time, and form.

bilingual edition (English / Simplified Chinese)
Sternberg Press – Monographies et livres d'artistes
The catalogue for Heman Chong's first solo museum exhibition in mainland China, at the Rockbund Art Museum, provides an insightful and critical look into the Singaporean artist's recent practice.

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)
JRP|Ringier – Monographies
Reference monograph.

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 / 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)
Editions Lutanie
temporarily out of stock
Rene Ricard 1979-1980 is the first collection of American poet and artist Rene Ricard's poetry, first published by the Dia Art Foundation in 1979. This new edition presents, in a new format, both the original book design reproduced as a facsimile and the first French translation of Ricard's poems.

bilingual edition (English / French)
Leonard & Bina Ellen Art Gallery, Concordia University
This book examines the notion of deferred receptions of theories and art through language, context and translations.Vincent Bonin explores the gap between the publication of a text in one language and that of its translation (using the example of the French Theory), or between the inaugural presentation of an artwork in one context and its subsequent display. A critical reflection on the discourses surrounding contemporary art practices.

bilingual edition (English / French)
Jeu de Paume
Daphné Le Sergent's “Geopolitics of Oblivion” exhibition focuses on the technical language. The catalogue takes the form of a photography-drawing manual built on the notion of separation.

bilingual edition (English / French)
Jeu de Paume
This catalogue revolves around a project by Damir Očko inspired by the works of Brecht and Orwell. The Croatian artist produced a video collage reflecting on the impoverishment of language in the public space.

bilingual edition (English / French)
Roven – livres
Conversations is a monographic collection of interviews focusing on an artist's drawing practice. For this first book, Sharka Hyland answers the questions of Marcelline Delbecq, two artists whose practices converge in their interest in writing, reading, images, and language. A discussion that fosters a unique look at Sharka Hyland's work.

bilingual edition (English / French)
Supernova
Pascal Dombis's monograph spans 25 years of digital creations exploring the excess, repetition and unpredictability of technological processes. The publication includes a large iconography (200 images), an interview with the artist, two specially-commissioned essays and a collection of articles from 2002-2015 reviewing Dombis's constant evolution.

French edition
Les presses du réel – Contemporary art
Rémy Zaugg's early work.

trilingual edition (English / French / German)
Centre culturel suisse Paris
Artist's book containing a selection of 80 erotic drawings and watercolours taken from the 66 sketchbooks that the artist has used since 1972, and never previously published.

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Bom Dia Boa Tarde Boa Noite
Artist's book based on Schultz eponymous work, a video project based on the German artist's sculptural installation at the Kunstverein Braunschweig, and filmed by a flying robot camera.

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Boabooks
For her show at Mamco, the French artist borrowed from the museum collections to reinterpret a series of artworks by Imi Knoebel, Steven Parrino, Frank Stella, John M. Armleder, Luciano Fabro, Robert Filliou, and Christian Robert-Tissot. Both a catalogue and an artist's book, this publication replays the exhibition much like a snapshot collection.

English edition
Mousse – Mousse Publishing (livres)
First major catalogue dedicated to one of the biggest representatives of Polish art and experimental cinema, Józef Robakowski. The publication presents some of the artist's most significant works and his research on the language of film and montage. It includes and interview with Marina Abramović, one of Robakowski's colleague at the time of the Soviet Union.

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
Boabooks
In (a, b, c) Ulises Carrión presents one if his early linguistic exercises in English, originally handwritten in green ink in 1972. The author observes and explores the structure of the sonnet. He develops fourteen interrelated sequences, which he uses as a key to codify a narrative. The text of each poem follows the schematic order of its title.

English edition
Boabooks
Publication reproducing one of Carrión's early linguistic exercises in English language, in which the conceptual artist dissects names of musical instruments to make sound appear.

English edition
Boabooks
Facsimile of the seminal magazine created by Ulises Carrión and Cres, originally published in 1979. In this photographic book—one of very few of Carrion's entire practice—the author is very critical about his own affiliation with the mail art movement. The book presents a series a photographs of his calling card filing box, which the author juxtaposes with witty and poignant captions.

English edition
Mousse – Mousse Publishing (livres)
This is the first monograph detailing the practice of the German artist Jan Peter Hammer. The two essays and the conversation between the artist and Adam Kleinmann address the economic, social and historical tones that characterize Hammer's video installations, as well as his sculptures and neon pieces, which are chronicled from 1993 to 2015.

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
X Artists' Books
This collaborative artist's book is a work of fiction set in a Kafkaesque world where creativity is a criminal offence and artists are imprisonned. Alexandra Grant's text, the testimony of the prison's warden, is powerfully illustrated by Eve Wood's drawings.

bilingual edition (German / French)
Jannink – L'art en écrit
Celebrating the 100th title in the “L'art en écrit” series, this leporello by Daniel Spoerri plays on the homonyms of the word “cent,” as a tribute to Marx Ernst.

bilingual edition (English / Italian)
Nero
Designed by the founder of Conceptual Art, this elegant and precious artist's book—and exhibition catalogue—serves as a visual analysis of the conceptual structures that interrogate the nature of color, form, space, and time, where the works and writings of Post-war artists such as Castellani, Fontana, Manzoni, and Klein, converse with Kosuth's statements, and the theoretical as well as personal account of curator Cornelia Lauf.

bilingual edition (English / German)
Sternberg Press – Monographies et livres d'artistes
Two-volume publication gathering a booklet accompanying Pierre Bismuth's 2015 solo exhibition at Kunsthalle Wien, and a catalogue raisonné indexing his typically serial and often humorous work of the last three decades.

bilingual edition (English / German)
Bom Dia Boa Tarde Boa Noite
Monograph spanning a decade of works by the multidisciplinary artist Wilhelm Klotzek: The Berlin-based artist embeds his practice around his personal stories from 1980s-1990s Germany with dark and humorous texts that strengthens the interconnection between his visual work and his personal interest with the medium of language.

bilingual edition (English / French)
Art centers, museums, galleries & varia
This monograph documents over a decade of works and exhibitions, and offers an intimate portrait of an artist who put the language at the center of his visual practice.

bilingual edition (English / French)
Jeu de Paume
Catalogue dedicated to a video project on the practice of gospel mime within the African-American church. This subject is an opportunity for Jemison to express her interest in language and gesture, and on the discursive dimension of African American culture.

Boabooks
temporarily out of stock
Rrr reproduces typewritten pages written by conceptual artist Ulises Carrión in 1972. In his early linguistic exercises, Carrión played with the notion of learning by sounds and poetry. By creating his own onomatopoeia and sequences of repetition, he expresses his playful attitude towards poetry.

French edition
Mix
A reflection on the relationship between language and photography.

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
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 – Avant-gardes
Analyzing the theoretical and aesthetic thought of the founder of Lettrism in the intellectual context of the post-war and up to 1968.

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