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CCS 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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Nieves
A large collection of drawings (nearly 500 pages) documenting the artist's trip from Zurich to Japan through Siberia—with a special focus on books and trees.

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Nieves
First published in 1964, this wordless and colorful picture book is a tale of friendship between a pink bird and an orange fish. The illustrations by Swiss artist Peter Wezel are rendered with a deliberate childlike naiveté which will delight children and adults alike.

German edition
Edition Patrick Frey
This book presents a wide range of artistic working processes that Peter Radelfinger developed and implemented together with students in various disciplines during the many years he taught at Zurich University of the Arts: several series of elementary (to begin with, drawing and performing) exercises, strategies and techniques of working with images, researching, artistic actions and complex artistic projects.

English edition
JRP|Ringier – Catalogues, Biennales & Collections
Art Basel's 2016 official annual publication.

English edition
JRP|Ringier – Catalogues, Biennales & Collections
This book is the first compilation of the history of the Mamco; it offers a diachronic path through the institution's first 22 years of existence, from its foundation in 1994 up to 2016, and presents some one hundred exhibitions via illustrations, as well as a brief introductory text describing the characteristics and formats of the shows, and some of traces they have left in the collection.

English edition
Mousse – Mousse Publishing (books)
The second of a four-chapter publication series by Rondinone, Golden Days & Silver Nights documents a cycle of works recently made by the artist in Rome: the installation of white olive trees's mouldings among the ruins of the Trajan Forum, and the exhibition “Vocabulary of Solitude” at the MACRO Museum, where sculptures of forty-five clowns were accompanied by a multitude of rainbow drawings.

English edition
Mousse – Mousse Publishing (books)
The first of a four-chapter publication series by Ugo Rondinone, this catalogue documents the installation Vocabulary of Solitude—an arrangement of his works inspired by the color spectrum. The centerpiece comprises forty-five life-size sculptures of passive and contemplative clowns, who together describe the anguish of human solitude.

English edition
Edition Patrick Frey
What would a current-day demon look like? The Swiss artist playfully rehabilitates these evil figures in 170 minimalist portraits—rendering them as an ideal type of the postmodern, at once terrifying and comical.

English edition
Edition Patrick Frey
This large-format artist's book (40 x 40 cm open) brings together graphic works by Claudia Comte. Mathematically structured like a Cartesian coordinate system, the publication folds and unfolds so that it can be read in four different ways. The book becomes a geometric play space in which to discover the many facets of Comte's visual identity.

English edition
Edition Patrick Frey
Catalogue documenting a project that entertwines Georg Keller artistic one-man enterprise with Switzerland's biggest department store chain Manor. Interviews with employees at various levels of the corporate hierarchy form the first thread of the narrative. The second delves into the artist's creative work.

English edition
Edition Patrick Frey
Photographic account of the two photographers's automobile trip from Switzerland to Mongolia, through the mystical realms of the East.

English edition
Boabooks
This publication stems from The Devil's Peak (in beige), an installation created in the Californian desert of Amboy by Maxime Bondu and Bureau A (Leopold Banchini & Daniel Zamarbide). The project deals with how the absence of water conditions life in the desert.

English edition
Boabooks
temporarily out of stock
The Liberated Page is an international union based in Geneva, Switzerland, which aims to support and promote the critical and intellectual dissemination of artists' books and independent editions across the world. A collective study gatheringthe thoughts of the union's actors on contemporary books and publishing (with Jungle Books, Footnotes, Edition Patrick Frey, Cadrat Éditions, Kodoji Press, edition fink, Nieves...).

English edition
Nero
This publication provides a peek into the practice and work of the Swiss artist, using a selection of black and white “behind-the-scenes” photographs taken from Kaspar's hard disk. An additional booklet includes a list of works as they appear in the book as well as a text by artist Mikael Brkic and a longer essay by art historian Daniel Horn.

bilingual edition (French / English)
Centre de la photographie Genève
Monograph documenting a project undertook by the Swiss artist from 2009 to 2016, in which she examines the practice and tools of a center for fundamental research in the field of cognitive neuroscience. With texts by Joerg Bader, Pascal Rousseau, and Anne Immelé.

bilingual edition (English / German)
JRP|Ringier – Monographs
Taking as a starting point Hamilton's “Reaper” series—inspired by the work of Swiss historian and critic of architecture Sigfried Giedion—this publication brings together seven essays by renowned international scholars, all of whom question the relationships between visual arts, technology, science, and architecture.

bilingual edition (English / German)
JRP|Ringier – Monographs
Swiss-based artist Raffael Waldner is obsessed by car culture: its gloss, glamour and erotic undertones. In Salon, he focuses on motor shows, photographing—with superficial coolness––the hundreds of female models who act as car company ambassadors.

bilingual edition (English / German)
JRP|Ringier – Reference monographs
First survey monograph: hovering between painting, sculpture, and installation, Comte's works are based on references to popular culture—including cartoons as well as vernacular handicrafts—nature, heraldic symbols, and art historical movements (Op art, Pop art, Neo-Geo, Concrete art).

bilingual edition (English / German)
Sternberg Press – Monographs and artists' books
Comprehensive monograph in the style of a catalogue raisonné, giving unique insight into the multidisciplinary practice of Reto Pulfer for the past fifteen years (with texts by Anselm Franke and Benoît Maire).

bilingual edition (English / German)
Edition Patrick Frey
In 1981, photographer Eric Bachmann and journalist Christian Kämmerling made a report on the Casa Verdi, a retirement home for musicians and opera singers founded in Milan by the Italian composer. This volume includes Kämmerling's text, Bachmann's photographic archives, and detailed biographies of the retired musicians who lived at the venerable institution.

bilingual edition (English / German)
Edition Patrick Frey
A photographic series focusing on the waterfalls near Mount Bachtel in Switzerland. Willing to capture the mystical essence of these falls in the twilight, Barbara Heé provides enchanting images with fairy-like accents.

bilingual edition (English / German)
Edition Patrick Frey
Black & white photographic diary between London and Switzerland during the year 1972, just before Iwan Schumacher devoted himself entirely to filmmaking.

bilingual edition (English / German)
Edition Patrick Frey
Photographic series dedicated to pareidolia—the phenomenon of perceiving non-existing things in inanimate objects, such as human faces or animal heads in rocks (artist's book).

bilingual edition (English / French)
JRP|Ringier – Hapax
This publication extensively documents the exhibitions and activities of M/2, a local but emblematic example of an artist-run space founded at the end of the 1980s in Vevey, Switzerland.

bilingual edition (English / French)
Les presses du réel – Contemporary art
This work is the result of a historiographical research work carried out to revive the highlights of the Centre d’Art Contemporain Genève since its creation in 1974 to the present day. Articulated in two sections, the book traces, through nearly 500 richly illustrated pages, the singular history and the moments of grace of the first Kunsthalle of French-speaking Switzerland.

bilingual edition (English / French)
Edition Patrick Frey
Catalogue dedicated to illustrator Stéphan Landry, a key player of the Swiss art scene in the 1990.

bilingual edition (English / French)
Edition Patrick Frey
185 photographs of everyday objects secretly made by inmates in their cells.

Centre d'édition contemporaine
Artist's book divided in two series of works elaborated from Gasser's own archives: an explosive combination of images drawn from art history, pop culture and current events, building up a retrofuturistic universe facing financial, ecological, religious and political distress.

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
MAMCO – Historical essays & contemporary archives
This book is the first compilation of the history of the Mamco; it offers a diachronic path through the institution's first 22 years of existence, from its foundation in 1994 up to 2016, and presents some one hundred exhibitions via illustrations, as well as a brief introductory text describing the characteristics and formats of the shows, and some of traces they have left in the collection (also available in English).

French edition
Art centers, museums, galleries & varia
Series of collages based on guitar patterns found in album covers.

French edition
Edition Patrick Frey
Photographic inventory of the rural landscapes of Switzerland and France, combining original photographs and found pictures customized by the artist. An ethnological and sociological approach which culminates in a poetry of the ordinary.

trilingual edition (English / German / French)
JRP|Ringier – Catalogues, Biennales & Collections
This lavish publication presents Nestlé's corporate art collection, located in Vevey and nestled in the landmark building created by Jean Tschumi in the late 1950s.

trilingual edition (English / German / French)
Edition Patrick Frey
To celebrate their 25th anniversary, artists performing at the Café Bad Bonn in Fribourg were asked to put their songs on paper. The results proved as diverse as their musical styles and personalities, including everything from sheet music and lyrics with guitar tabs to photos and drawings (with Arto Lindsay, Will Oldham, Wire, Maja Ratkje, Timber Timbre, Thurston Moore, Herman Dune, Panda Bear, Flaming Lips, Suzanne Vega...).

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Edition Patrick Frey
Andreas Tschersich's photographic portraits of peripheral areas around the globe capture the uniformity of these transitional spaces that form the hidden face of urbanity.

German edition
JRP|Ringier – Anthologies & Art Theory
A manual for public art projects in Zurich.

English edition
JRP|Ringier – Monographs
This publication is based on the albums the artist conceived during his tenure at the Bauhaus, and presents, for the first time, photographs and documents, personal as much as artistic, on this key moment of the modern period. It is also the first opportunity to discover this primary material, in a format reproducing the original albums.

English edition
JRP|Ringier – Catalogues, Biennales & Collections
Art Basel's 2015 official annual publication.

English edition
Nieves
Over 300 watercolors inspired by the film Rambo II (artist's book).

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