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Juliette Evezard - « Un Art Autre » - Le rêve de Michel Tapié
2023
French edition
Les presses du réel – Avant-gardes – L'écart absolu (Absolute Gap) – Fundamental
forthcoming
An analysis of the true theoretical and commercial system developed by Michel Tapié de Céleyran (1909-1987), who invented his profession of art entrepreneur by combining several activities—art critic, editor, artistic advisor, broker and collector—, contributed to the international destiny of some 200 artists (including Dubuffet, Mathieu, Pollock, Tapiès, Saura, Fontana, and De Kooning) and was at the origin of "Informal Art".
Pierre Guillet de Monthoux - Curating Capitalism - How Art Impacts Business, Management, and Economy
2022
English edition
Sternberg Press - History, Criticism and Theory
forthcoming
How art and the artist inspire business: an examination of the origins of this relationship from Joseph Beuys and Andy Warhol.
Liquidity, Flows, Circulation - The Cultural Logic of Environmentalization
2022
English edition
Diaphanes - Critical Stances
The hypothesis of a genuine cultural logic of environmentalization, at the intersection of art, media and cultural studies as well as economic theory.
Between the Material and the Possible - Infrastructural Re-examination and Speculation in Art
2022
English edition
Sternberg Press - History, Criticism and Theory
From "institutional critique" to "infrastructural critique" .
Post-Capital: A Reader
2022
English edition
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
Art and the economics of the digital age.
Flash Art - Winter 2021-22
2021
English edition
Flash Art
Flash Art - Flash Art International (magazine)
This issue accompanies a time of profound ecological, social, and technological transition. Despite the necessity and hope for a return to a human dimension, to a relationship with the other and especially with the natural world, we see instead a push toward other dimensions: the imminent Metaverse and the rise of cryptocurrency suggest that resources have been diverted elsewhere.
 Goldin+Senneby - Economic Ekphrasis - Goldin+Senneby and Art for Business Education
2021
English edition
Sternberg Press - Monographs and artists' books
What happens when social scientists write about artworks? How does it affect the academic environment of a business school and how does it change the perception of art? Can it be used as a novel scientific method in the business studies?
Stream - New Intelligences
2021
bilingual edition (English / French)
Stream
Architect Philippe Chiambaretta brings together thinkers, researchers and contemporary artists in the 5th edition of the exploration book-magazine Stream, which investigates the different forms of intelligence that must be considered, implemented and passed down to move beyond the Urbanocene.
Isabelle Graw - Three Cases of Value Reflection - Ponge, Whitten, Banksy
2021
English edition
Sternberg Press - Institut für Kunstkritik
In response to recent discussions about the value assigned to artworks, art critic and theorist Isabelle Graw introduces the term "value reflection", focusing on the artistic production of three individuals—Francis Ponge, Jack Whitten and Banksy.
David Graeber - L\'anarchie – pour ainsi dire - Conversations avec Mehdi Belhaj Kacem, Nika Dubrovsky et Assia Turquier-Zauberman
2021
French edition
Diaphanes - Anarchies
David Graeber's interviews (with Mehdi Belhaj Kacem, Nika Dubrovsky, and Assia Turquier-Zauberman) redefine the contours of what an anarchist morality could be today.
 Veli & Amos - This is not a commercial - Billboard/Billding
2021
English edition
Edition Patrick Frey
Artists' book.
Josephine Meckseper -
2021
bilingual edition (English / French)
Sternberg Press - Monographs and artists' books
New monograph / catalogue.
David Graeber - Anarchy – In a Manner of Speaking - Conversations with Mehdi Belhaj Kacem, Nika Dubrovsky, and Assia Turquier-Zauberman
2020
English edition
Diaphanes - Anarchies
David Graeber's interviews (with Mehdi Belhaj Kacem, Nika Dubrovsky, and Assia Turquier-Zauberman) redefine the contours of what an anarchist morality could be today.
La vie sociale des choses - Les marchandises dans une perspective culturelle
2020
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History – Œuvres en sociétés
Examining how things are sold and exchanged within diverse cultural environments, past and present through a collection of contributions by social anthropologists and historians, this book builds a bridge between social history, cultural anthropology and economics and marks a major step in our understanding of the cultural foundations of economic life and the sociology of culture.
Critique in Practice - Renzo Martens\' “Episode III: Enjoy Poverty”
2020
English edition
Sternberg Press - History, Criticism and Theory
This publication explores the legacy of Renzo Martens' landmark film Enjoy Poverty: a provocative work establishing how poverty became Congo's most lucrative export.
Art Against Art
2019
English edition
miscellaneous
Günter Erbe on the Dandy in and outside society up until the digital age, Taslima Ahmed on how Putin's political culture has affected art, Masato Fukushima looking at multiple personae taken on by contemporary artists, a seminal essay by Andrés Gómez Emilsson's designing eight models of art for a scientific paradigm of aesthetic qualia, plus recent film reviews by A.S. Hamrah and a documentation of Michael Farin's search for a lost oasis in the Saharan Desert.
Five Heads (Tavan Tolgoi) - Art, Anthropology and Mongol Futurism
2019
English edition
Sternberg Press - History, Criticism and Theory
This publication brings together the work of five anthropologists and five artists/collectives researching and responding to the dramatic rise and fall of Mongolia's mineral economy. Drawing from ongoing fieldwork in Mongolia, the contributors conceptualise crisis as a space for the emergence of new possibilities.
Gaëlle Beaujean - L\'art de cour d\'Abomey - Le sens des objets
2019
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History – Œuvres en sociétés
Conceived around an anthropology of the object, this book proposes to follow the course of royal objects of Abomey, former capital of the pre-colonial Kingdom of Dahomey (in present-day Benin).
Jacques Attali - Éditoriaux du Journal des Arts - 2017-2018
2018
French edition
Jannink - All about art
Jacques Attali's chronicles on art.
Yaëlle Biro - Fabriquer le regard - Marchands, réseaux et objets d\'art africains à l\'aube du XXe siècle
2018
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History – Œuvres en sociétés
Based on a set of mostly unpublished archives, this book focuses on the role played by art dealers at the turn of the last century in the definition, promotion and circulation of African objects as artworks, in Europe and the United States.
Art Against Art
2018
English edition
miscellaneous
Bettina Funcke on how appropriation became cultural appropriation; Mary Flanagan on the history of Virtual Reality art since the cave paintings; Pablo Baler on Bio-Politics, Bio-Tech, Bio-Art and Bio-Fiction; James Gill on the death of subculture in the 21st century; image spreads by artist David Mramor and microdosing pioneer Paul Austin, plus much more.
Merlin Carpenter - “The Outside Can\'t Go Outside”
2018
English edition
Sternberg Press - Institut für Kunstkritik
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.
Sophie Cras - L\'économie à l\'épreuve de l\'art - Art et capitalisme dans les années 1960
2018
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History – Œuvres en sociétés
The history of capitalism of the 1960s revisited in the light of the artworks that challenged it.
Allan Sekula - Okeanos
2018
English edition
Sternberg Press - Monographs and artists' books
This publication is charting the Allan Sekula's research into and investigation of the oceans. It intersperses essays from scholars, historians, and thinkers with a selection of the artist's seminal texts and excerpts from his private notebooks.
The Psychopathologies of Cognitive Capitalism - Part Three
2018
English edition
Archive Books
The third volume of a collection of papers on cognitive capitalism in relation with the conditions of mind and brain in the Information Age.
Stream - Les paradoxes du vivant
2017
bilingual edition (English / French)
Stream
The fourth issue of the annual research book-magazine at the intersection of architecture, art and economy, explores the figure of the living as the key to contemporary challenges. Contributions by experts in different fields of knowledge offers the opportunity to rethink our relationship to the ecosystem and the new technologies, and to bring forward the essential notion of cohabitation.
David Signer - Économie de la sorcellerie
2017
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Fabula
An ethnological study of witchcraft in West Africa, based on field research conducted in five countries between 1994 and 2000.
Christian Marazzi - Le socialisme du capital
2017
French edition
Diaphanes - TransPositions
The socialism of Capital: a collection of texts by economist Christian Marazzi on the new capitalist regime formed out of the 2008 crisis.
Art Against Art
2017
English edition
miscellaneous
The fourth issue of Art Against Art is looking at the change in temperature that has occured since last fall and the challenges art faces such as the rise in nativism in the West, the naissance of the influence of A.I. in art and the growing influence of the Chinese art market.
 Goldin+Senneby - The Exquisite Corpse of August Nordenskiöld
2017
English edition
Sternberg Press - History, Criticism and Theory
A collection of multidisciplinary essays assembled as cadavres exquis and inspired by the magical-financial theories of Finnish-Swedish alchemist August Nordenskiöld (a project by Swedish artists' duo Goldin+Senneby).
Marcus Verhagen - Flows and Counterflows - Globalisation in Contemporary Art
2017
English edition
Sternberg Press - History, Criticism and Theory
An historical survey of globalization in contemporary art.
Art Against Art
2017
English edition
miscellaneous
The third issue of Art Against Art is looking at art in a post-market culture in the face of the seismic political and economic changes in 2016. It features contributions by cybernetic art pioneer Roy Ascott, gallerist Mitchell Algus, philosopher Patricia MacCormack, writers Philip Sandifer and Iain Spence, artists Justin Shoulder and Manuel Gnam.
Georg Keller - Georg Keller x Manor
2017
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.
Tirdad Zolghadr - Traction
2016
English edition
Sternberg Press - History, Criticism and Theory
A polemical essay targeting the moral economy of indeterminacy in contemporary art.
David Harvey - Abstract from the Concrete
2016
English edition
Sternberg Press - The Incidents
Marxist geographer David Harvey opened his 2016 lecture at Harvard with a fact: between 2011 and 2013 China consumed 50 percent more cement than the United States had in the entire twentieth century. In Abstract from the Concrete, he asks why.
Kate Cooper - Look Book
2016
English edition
Sternberg Press - Monographs and artists' books
(last copies available!)
Kate Cooper stages CGI female models in a parody of lookbook. Reproducing the patterns of hypercapitalist aesthetics, her images underlie a powerful reflection on gender, representation, and the potentialities of the digital world.
New Ways of Doing Nothing
2016
English edition
Sternberg Press - Catalogues
New Ways of Doing Nothing highlights artistic gestures challenging today's inclination towards productivity and growth (with Robert Breer, Claire Fontaine, Mathias Delplanque, Marina Faust, Ryan Gander, Karl Holmqvist, Jiří Kovanda, Superflex, Mario García Torres...).
I Have a Friend Who Knows Someone Who Bought a Video, Once - On Collecting Video Art
2016
English edition
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
The publication follows investigations lead by LOOP—a platform dedicated to the study and promotion of the moving image—and questions the act of collecting artists' films and videos.
Art Against Art
2016
English edition
miscellaneous
The second issue features contributions by a range of authors from different fields such as art criticism, investigative journalism, postcapitalist economics, accelerationist philosophy and transhumanist theory. Featuring: Kenny Schachter, Linda Yablonsky, Michael Gross, Paul Mason, Natasha Vita-More, Armen Avanessian, Joseph Walsh, Casey Jane Ellison and Christian Haye.
Peter Mörtenböck - Visual Cultures as Opportunity
2016
English edition
Sternberg Press - Visual Cultures as…
Helge Mooshammer and Peter Mörtenböck analyze the networked spaces of global informal markets, the cultural frontiers of speculative investments, and recent urban protests, and discuss crucial shifts in the process of collective articulation within today's “crowd economy.”
Josephine Meckseper - 10 minutes after
2016
English edition
Sternberg Press - Monographs and artists' books
New monograph: Josephine Meckseper's work exposes the paradoxes of consumer culture through the combination of mass-produced objects with images and artefacts of historical and political events.
 Ryoichi Kurokawa - Sirens (book + CD)
2016
English edition
Sub Rosa
(last copies available!)
30.00 15.00 €
Five immersive audiovisual works that combine digitally generated visuals by Kurokawa and sound explorations by Thanasis Kaproulias (working under the moniker Novi_sad). An impressive body of work which explores the aesthetics of data and the visual representation of economic crisis.
Colin Crouch - L\'étrange survie du néolibéralisme
2016
French edition
Diaphanes - TransPositions
The new impact of corporations on both the state and the market as the new paradigm of neoliberalism.
Fabien Vallos - Chrématistique & Poièsis - Contribution à une théorie critique de l\'économie de l\'œuvre et de la <em>poièsis</em> (II, 3)
2016
French edition
Mix
Contribution to a critical theory of artwork's economy and poièsis.
Matthieu Laurette - Random (Demix)
2015
texts in English and French
Jannink - L'art en écrit
An artist's book based on excerpts and quotes from Matthieu Laurette's interviews, randomly arranged.
Matthieu Laurette - Random (Demix) - Limited edition
2015
French edition
Jannink - L'art en écrit
An artist's book based on excerpts and quotes from Matthieu Laurette's interviews, randomly arranged, with an original artwork signed by the artist.
Collect Digital Video Art
2015
bilingual edition (English / French)
varia
The guide of the video and digital art collection.
Claude Closky - Rectangulaire
2015
bilingual edition (English / French)
varia
A documentation on Claude Closky's artwork commissioned by the Paste association as part of the New Patrons program.
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