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English edition
Les presses du réel – Contemporary art
Monograph dedicated to the Californian artist, whose work takes the city of Los Angeles as both iconographic source and main subject. This well documented and illustrated publication offers a chronological overview of Israel's heterogeneous projects—paintings, flashmobs, a brand of eyewear and its related advertising, a talk-show, interviews, webseries, sculptures, a movie—each introduced by a short text from the artist.

English edition
JRP|Ringier – Monographs
Retrospective catalogue (new edition).

English edition
Toilet Paper
temporarily out of stock

English edition
Toilet Paper
22 new dreamlike (or nightmarish) living tableaux by Maurizio Cattelan and Pierpaolo Ferrari.

English edition
Toilet Paper
Limited edition, accompanied with an exclusive Toilet Paper satin scarf.

English edition
Mousse – Mousse Publishing (books)
This catalogue revolves around the transcript of a long length conversation between the French artist and art critic Irmeline Lebeer, structured as an illustrated abécédaire.

English edition
Mousse – Mousse Publishing (books)
Following the artists' previous series of life-size puppets in Die Schmutzigen Puppen von Pommern, this new publication presents a collection of one hundred sixty-four small puppets, each having a unique look.

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.

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 – Fiction
At the heart of this collection of short writings are three provocative texts extracted from important artworks by Rosen, offered here as genre-defying literature at the intersection between reality and fiction, speculative narrative and historical-political critique, humor and eroticism.

bilingual edition (English / French)
Collection
The magazine dedicated to drawing makes its comeback with nine long-length interviews with Sarah Tritz, Maximage, Ernest T. (Taroop & Glabel), Masanao Hirayama, les éditions Matière, Aidan Koch, Yannick Val Gesto, Stefanie Leinhos, and Galerie 126.

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.

French edition
Soldes Almanac
An illustrated almanac on arts, science, and society, dedicated to the wise men and the fools.

French edition (texts in English and French)
The Drawer
Mohamed Bourouissa, Richard Jackson, Martin Kersels, Paul McCarthy, Stéphane Maupin, Richard Prince, Rudy Ricciotti, Alain Séchas, Georges Tony Stoll, Rirkrit Tiravanija...

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

English edition
Sternberg Press – History, Criticism and Theory
This reader is the result of a series of public events, performances, and workshops which examined performative patterns and subvertive power in comedic and cartoonist practices.

English edition
Sternberg Press – Monographs and artists' books
Following on from the duo's continual playful and dystopic depiction of the human condition, Fine Arts brings together the collection of over ninety watercolors inspired by images found on the Internet.

English edition
Sternberg Press – Monographs and artists' books
Part document, part photographic album, this artists' book by Jos de Gruyter and Harald Thys captures the sculptural revisionings of the descendants of an executioner family from Greifswald in the historical province of Pomerania.

English edition
Toilet Paper

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Toilet Paper

English edition
Toilet Paper
last available copies!
Limited edition, with Toilet Paper fan included!

English edition
Mousse – Mousse Publishing (books)
First major publication to contextualize feminist artist Bernstein's vast oeuvre within the history of art, feminism, and the American socio-political climate of the late-20th century.

English edition
Mousse – Mousse Publishing (books)
First monograph.

English edition
Edition Patrick Frey
Selected from Bernstein's entire body of work, a compilation of graffiti-inspired charcoal drawings involving male external genital organs.

English edition
Edition Patrick Frey
The colorful and impertinent hijacking of a luxurious big size Taschen book celebrating Queen Elizabeth's jubilee.

English edition
Dis Voir – Figures
This magazine-style artist's book by European contemporary artist Nicole Tran Ba Vang parodies the stereotypes and prejudices of advertising and fashion, exploring the fantasies of a consumer society.

bilingual edition (English / Polish)
Nero
The publication is the first comprehensive review of Oskar Dawicki's oeuvre. Trained as a painter, it was his practice as a performer and as a post-conceptualist with a singularly fatalistic slant that brought him into the public realm.

bilingual edition (English / German)
Edition Patrick Frey
A sequel to Texte, Texte 2 is another pocket-size artist's book presenting a mix bag from Bischof's exuberant collection of headlines, slogans, jokes, junk mail, lyrics, dialogues from movie scenes, aphorisms and a whole lot more—a present-day selection and yet a subjective quintessence of the textual archive he has amassed over the years.

bilingual edition (English / French)
MAMCO – Monographs
A complete documentation on Marnie Weber's first feature film, a strange kind of carnival that emerges from the American cultural repressed.

bilingual edition (English / French)
Art centers, museums, galleries & varia
New monograph.

bilingual edition (English / French)
Art centers, museums, galleries & varia
Creating Bob: a food truck with a living, warm and hospitable public purpose, set close to Lille-Europe Train Station and commissioned as part of the “New Patrons” program.

Nieves
Reissue of a booklet from 1981, this suite of drawn charts and diagrams was originally published to accompany the films of Rat and Bear—Fischli & Weiss fictional alter egos, and symbols of Western culture's faith on contraries.

Jannink – L'art en écrit
A set of charades invented by Alain Séchas and illustrated with original drawings, with an original artwork signed by the artist.

French edition
Soldes Almanac
Featuring: Jeremy Rifkin, Sabine Rabourdin, Mounir Fatmi, Tidiane N'diaye, Arthur H & Loulou Picasso, Messieurs Delmotte, Tobie Nathan, Jean-Paul Curnier, Anaïs Nony, N.-.D.-des-Landes, Zapata an the state of Chiapas, Papuan people, original comics from Camille Lavaud, Martes Bathori, Philippe Lardy...

French edition
Nieves
Paris céramique is the result of a four-day ceramic workshop that took place in Paris in 2013 with Bastien Aubry, Dimitri Broquard, and Adrien Horni, following an invitation by Thomas Mailaender.

French edition
Jannink – L'art en écrit
A set of charades invented by Alain Séchas and illustrated with original drawings.

French edition
Captures – Monographs & artist's books
Dector & Dupuy's artistic research focuses on the city as a space for improvisation and vanishing lines. This retrospective monograph listed in alphabetical order comes with an additional publication—the first issue of the duo's periodic SONG.

French edition
Dis Voir – Figures
This magazine-style artist's book by European contemporary artist Nicole Tran Ba Vang parodies the stereotypes and prejudices of advertising and fashion, exploring the fantasies of a consumer society.

French edition
ESAAA
An overview of Camille Laurelli's humoristic and provocative work in all its diversity: photographs, pen and felt pen drawings, prints, screenshots, commissioned texts by her mother or a fictional art critic, viral videos, ready-made, website comments, found objects…

trilingual edition (English / French / German)
Kunsthalle Marcel Duchamp
The influence of cartoon on Duchamp's work.

texts in English and French
Art centers, museums, galleries & varia
A 300 page pulp book, compiling a series of 230 short texts by Justin Lieberman in alphabetical order, as well as an essay telling the story of a now-destroyed installation piece, to which the texts were originally related: “The Corrector's Custom Pre-Fab House”. The texts, with their sarcastic tone, can be read autonomously: they are a meditation on capitalism and material culture, between poetry, description and fiction.

German edition
Edition Patrick Frey
Artist's book.

English edition
JRP|Ringier – First monographs
First monograph: an overview of the evolution of New York-based artist Michael Williams' work.

English edition
Nieves
Fines as an artistic medium: Stefan Marx illustrates the monetary penalties collected by Christoph Keller for its activity as a distiller.

English edition
Sternberg Press – Monographs and artists' books
The first survey of the Swiss and Danish duo's works from 2010 to 2014.

English edition
Mousse – Mousse Publishing (books)
Reference monograph.

English edition
Petzel
CvB Singles Uptown Remix presents a survey of work created since 2000—rags, mushrooms, a “soft” fence, an enormous octopus and other curious objects from Cosima's diverse oeuvre.

bilingual edition (English / German)
JRP|Ringier – Monographs
First monograph / artist's book.

bilingual edition (English / German)
JRP|Ringier – Catalogues, Biennales & Collections
This catalogue interrogates the notion of play in contemporary art, bringing together artists who use formats and imagery from popular culture usually addressed to children or teenagers.

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