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English edition
JRP|Ringier – Monographs
forthcoming
The complete Sun Paintings.

English edition
JRP|Ringier – Monographs
forthcoming
The complete Horizon Paintings.

English edition
JRP|Ringier – Monographs
forthcoming
The complete Landscape Paintings.

trilingual edition (English / French / German)
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.

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Florence Loewy
A timeless photographic ballad, through a few shots taken in the archeology museum in Athens.

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
Sternberg Press – History, Criticism and Theory
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
Art centers, museums, galleries & varia
An international history of video art and experimental cinema networks in the early 1970s: the volume casts a new eye on various exhibitions, broadcasts and production and distribution structures, including a case study on Jonas Mekas' Anthology Film Archives.

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
Appetite for the Magnificent is a photographic and essayistic exploration of the history and present-day world of the aquarium. The contribution by David and Tania Willen tackles the aesthetic dimension of Swiss present-day aquariums, while Jörg Scheller's essay on naturalist Philip Henry Gosse retraces the evolution of the aquarium at the interface between art, science and religion...

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
This artist's book presents a recent series of works by Emil Michael Klein. These large-scale oil paintings on canvas, executed from 2013 to 2016, are transformed here by the medium, format and reduced size of the printed book. Designer Teo Schifferli has brought together the artist's own selection of 30 high-quality art prints of his paintings, including different takes and angles on those canvases, as well as other stand-alone works by Klein.

English edition
Edition Patrick Frey
For two years, Laurence Rasti photographed Iranian homosexual refugees who transit through the city of Denizli in Turkey, waiting to join a host country where to live their sexuality freely. The resulting photographic series explores the sensitive concepts of identity and gender, while juxtaposing the gravity of the situation with lighter and hopeful moments.

English edition
Edition Patrick Frey
For three years Rico Scagliola and Michael Meier have been taking candid photographs of people from all walks of life and of every age in public and semi-public urban spaces: on streets and city squares, in cafés and bars, train stations and airports, stores and shopping centers. Combined with genuine words taken from the internet or heard in the street, this photographic series is a comédie humaine of the present day and age.

English edition
Edition Patrick Frey
First artist's book: 25 poetic notes on love written on a memorandum.

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 (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 (German / French)
Jannink – L'art en écrit
Celebrating the 100th title in the “L'art en écrit” series, Daniel Spoerri plays on the homonyms of the word “cent,” as a tribute to Marx Ernst. Published as a leporello, this artist's book features an original artwork signed by the artist.

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)
CCS Paris
Bächli & Hattan's publication features the 1:1-scale reproduction of certain pieces exhibited during a joint show at Centre Culturel Suisse in Paris. The reproductions take the form of printed sheets that have been folded and inserted in a plastic sleeve. It comes with a booklet featuring an interview of the two artists by Jean-Paul Felley and Olivier Kaeser, along with a text by Patrick Javault.

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.

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