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Gérard Berréby - Documents relatifs à l\'édition pirate du Traité du style de Louis Aragon par Gérard Berréby
2024
French edition
Incertain Sens
Gérard Berréby looks back at the first publishing experience of the man who was to become the director of Allia publishing house: the decision, in the early 1980s, to produce a pirate edition of Aragon's book—at the time opposed to any reprinting—, an unprecedented gesture that provoked numerous reactions in the literary world, and raised a number of questions linked to appropriation and self-publishing.
Luca Merlini - La traversée de ma bibliothèque
2024
French edition
Caryatide / Cosa Mentale
An adventure book, written and drawn, by Luca Merlini that takes us closer to the creative process of the architect and the parallel that can be drawn with literature, highlighting the question of the book and its intimate relationship to architecture.
twen [1959–1971]
2024
French edition
Bureau Brut
A spectacular insight into the work of art director Willy Fleckhaus for the German magazine twen, which in the 1960s was arguably the world's most influential magazine in terms of visual daring and graphic innovation, and remains an essential reference for many contemporary practitioners.
Andrew Barker - La typographie des Penguin Classics
2024
French edition
Bureau Brut
The most comprehensive case study ever written on the crucial subject of text typography, by one of the major representatives of this discipline.
Out of the Grid - Italian Zine 1978-2006
2024
English edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Misceallenous
currently out of stock
Out of the Grid presents a critical selection of 100 Italian zines from 1978 to 2006 that display a broad spectrum of social, political, aesthetic, and technological changes in the use of language and communication strategies across the territory of self publishing.
Alain de La Bourdonnaye - Peintre, graveur, artisan-architecte du livre, typographe, imprimeur et bâtisseur (3 volume box set)
2023
French edition
Jannink - Wide Open
Three-volume catalogue raisonné of the work of Alain de la Bourdonnaye.
Yoann Sarrat - Mon livre
2023
French edition
Les presses du réel – Literature – Misceallenous
various
A visceral questioning of what a book can or cannot be, and of the positions of author and reader.
Écrire avec et sans - LabBooks
2023
French edition
isdaT (Higher Institute of Arts and Design of Toulouse) - Research Series
Publishing as a discursive process and the book as a device of (re)formulation and enunciation: the culmination of a research program aimed at extending the notion of writing to all dimensions of editorial practice.
Michele Mari - Le copertine di Urania
2023
Italian edition
Humboldt Books - Globetrotter
A journey through the history of the pioneering Italian science fiction magazine Urania since the early 1950s.
Eric Schrijver - Copiez ce livre - Un manuel sur le droit d\'auteur et les communs culturels, par et pour les artistes
2023
French edition
Les commissaires anonymes - Stimuli
An artist's guide to copyright, written for makers.
Heads Together - Weed and the Underground Press Syndicate, 1965–73
2023
English edition
Edition Patrick Frey
A glorious design herbarium of marijuana ads from the great underground magazines of the 1960s and '70s.
Jacques Donguy - Essai sur la Poésie numérique - Ou vers un élargissement du langage
2023
French edition / excerpts translated into English
Les presses du réel – Literature – L'écart absolu (Absolute Gap) – Construction
An international essay (France, USA, Brazil, etc.) on digital poetry, from the first attempts to generate text on the computer to the most contemporary developments and the problems posed by artificial intelligence.
P.O.L - Futur, ancien, actuel
2023
French edition
Les presses du réel – Literature – Misceallenous
A survey of forty years of publications, highlighting the importance of the French publishing house P.O.L. and its authors in the emergence and definition of what can be called the contemporary in literature.
Decolonizing Art Book Fairs - Pratiques de l\'édition indépendante dans les Sud(s)
2023
French edition
various
A manifesto for the decolonization of art book fairs and publishing.
Faire – To look at things - Volume 12 (#42-43-44-45)
2023
bilingual edition (English / French)
Faire
Empire - Faire magazine – To look at things
Issues 42 to 45 of the critical review dedicated to graphic design.
Costumes - Enquête sur le vêtement, l\'habit, la parure dans le fonds de livres anciens de l\'isdaT
2023
French edition
isdaT (Higher Institute of Arts and Design of Toulouse) - Formes Series
Costumes, the second book of images produced from the plates in isdaT's old books collection, focuses on the representation of clothing and ornaments. With a 21st century perspective, the edition explores an exceptional public heritage.
Anne Mœglin-Delcroix - Ten Artists\' Book Publishers in Their Own Words (1960-1980) - Volume II (English)
2023
English edition
Incertain Sens - Grey Series
Interviews with a group of pioneering artists' book publishers: Simon Cutts, Hansjörg Mayer, and Leif Eriksson.
Anne Mœglin-Delcroix - Ten Artists\' Book Publishers in Their Own Words (1960-1980) (2 volumes)
2023
texts in English and French
Incertain Sens - Grey Series
45.00 40.00 €
Interviews with ten pioneering artists' book publishers: Simon Cutts, herman de vries, Michel Durand-Dessert, Leif Eriksson, Guy Jungblut, Yvon Lambert, Irmeline Lebeer-Hossmann, Hansjörg Mayer, Maurizio Nannucci, Maurizio Spatola.
Anne Mœglin-Delcroix - Dix éditeurs de livres d\'artistes par eux-mêmes (1960-1980) - Volume I (French)
2023
French edition
Incertain Sens - Grey Series
Interviews with a group of pioneering artists' book publishers: herman de vries, Michel Durand-Dessert, Guy Jungblut, Yvon Lambert, Irmeline Lebeer-Hossmann, Maurizio Nannucci, Maurizio Spatola.
Richard Nonas - Collected printed matter 1971-2020
2023
English edition
Tonini Editore
138 records of artist’s books, catalogues, posters, invitation cards and ephemera (with an essay by Jan Meissner).
Maurizio Nannucci - Autobiography
2023
English edition
Tonini Editore
currently out of stock
Maurizio Nannucci's "auto(biblio)biography" (artist's book).
Faire – To look at things - Volume 10 (#39, 40, 41)
2022
bilingual edition (English / French)
Faire
Empire - Faire magazine – To look at things
Issues 39 to 41 of the critical review dedicated to graphic design.
Richard Prince - Bibliothèque d\'un amateur - Richard Prince\'s publications
2022
English edition
Christophe Daviet-Théry
currently out of stock
An inventory: Bibliothèque d'un Amateur. Richard Prince's Publications takes a look at Richard Prince's library and production of artist's books published between 1980 and 2020. (new expanded edition).
Histoires de Papiers
2022
French edition
Kaph Books
"Stories of Paper" traces the history of paper as a thousand-year-old material used from antiquity to the present day, and provides an original perspective on the history of graphic arts.
ZINES - An International Journal on Amateur and DIY Media
2022
texts in English and French
ZINES
Strandflat
4th issue of the international journal on amateur and DIY media, bringing together contributions on fanzine readers, Tolkien-zines, the place of a female author in the scene of cinema fanzines in Greece, the artistic project Copie Machine, the fanzine as a societal springboard.
Formes et couleurs - Les arts décoratifs dans le fonds de livres anciens de l\'isdaT - institut supérieur des arts et du design de Toulouse
2022
French edition
isdaT (Higher Institute of Arts and Design of Toulouse) - Formes Series
This picture book features decorative patterns with unusual shapes and colors, taken from the decorative arts collections of the Institut supérieur des arts et du design de Toulouse (isdaT).
Faire – To look at things - Volume 10 (#35, 36, 37)
2022
bilingual edition (English / French)
Faire
Empire - Faire magazine – To look at things
Issues 35 to 37 of the critical review dedicated to graphic design.
Jonathan Monk - My Backside
2022
no text
Florence Loewy
A set of photographs of the back covers of Jonathan Monk's books presented turned over. A play of transparency reveals the captions written on the back of each page.
Faire – To look at things - Volume 09 (#31, 32, 33, 34)
2021
bilingual edition (English / French)
Faire
Empire - Faire magazine – To look at things
Issues 31 to 34 of the critical review dedicated to graphic design.
Thierry Chancogne - Le Gobelet de cristal
2021
French edition
Tombolo Presses
A search for the founding narratives of graphic design and typography (as there were such narratives in antiquity about art, painting, and sculpture) among Atlantist type designers of the 1930s, starting with the American typographer Beatrice Warde.
Jean-Luc Poivret -
2021
French edition
Supernova - Art
A counter-plunge into the thousands of annotated books in the personal library of the painter Jean-Luc Poivret.
Scripts and Calligraphy - A Timeless Journey
2021
English edition
Kaph Books
The history of Arabic calligraphy.
ZINES - An International Journal on Amateur and DIY Media – Embodied DIY: Feminist and Queer Zines in a Transglobal World (part I)
2021
English edition
ZINES
Strandflat
(last copies available!)
This second issue of the research journal ZINES, the first of two special issues devoted to the study of feminist and queer fanzines from a global perspective, brings together international studies or testimonies on the question of gender, queer identities and their alternative realities as they appear in amateur media such as zines. The corpora presented here add, in their own way, something new to the history and stories of LGBTQI + women and people in contemporary societies.
ZINES - An International Journal on Amateur and DIY Media – Embodied DIY: Feminist and Queer Zines in a Transglobal World (part II)
2021
English edition
ZINES
Strandflat
(last copies available!)
This third issue of the research journal ZINES, the second of two special issues devoted to the study of feminist and queer fanzines from a global perspective, brings together international studies or testimonies on the question of gender, queer identities and their alternative realities as they appear in amateur media such as zines. Contributions in this volume feature themes such as the body, heteronormativity, while showing us the flip side of the conceptualization of queer.
Amir Brito Cadôr - A night visit to the library
2021
trilingual edition (English / French / Portuguese)
Lendroit éditions
Can we recognize a book by its silhouette? (an artist's book about artists' books).
Jim Shaw - Paperback Covers
2021
English edition
JRP|Editions - Monographs
Monograph dedicated to Jim Shaw's “Paperback Covers” key series.
Faire – To look at things - Volume 08 (#27, 28, 29, 30)
2021
bilingual edition (English / French)
Faire
Empire - Faire magazine – To look at things
Issues 27 to 30 of the critical review dedicated to graphic design.
Don\'t rest, narrate
2021
English edition
Torpedo
(last copies available!)
A book about art, publishing and collaboration.
Faire – To look at things - Volume 07 (#23, 24, 25, 26)
2020
bilingual edition (English / French)
Faire
Empire - Faire magazine – To look at things
Issues 23 to 26 of the critical review dedicated to graphic design.
Beau Geste Press
2020
bilingual edition (English / French)
CAPC
The “catalogue dé-raisonné” of all the printed matter produced by tThe independent publishing house Beau Geste Press, that federated visual poets, neo-Dadaists and international artists affiliated with the Fluxus movement from 1971 to 1976.
ZINES - An International Journal on Amateur and DIY Media
2020
texts in English and French
ZINES
Strandflat
First issue of the international journal on amateur and DIY media.
Pli - Minimal & Maximal
2020
bilingual edition (English / French)
Pli
Pli - Pli (magazine)
The sixth issue of the annual magazine mixing graphic design, publishing and architecture is devoted to the double theme of “Minimal & Maximal”.
Faire – To look at things - Volume 06 (#19, 20, 21)
2020
bilingual edition (English / French)
Faire
Empire - Faire magazine – To look at things
Issues 19 to 21 of the critical review dedicated to graphic design.
Faire – To look at things - Artists Posters
2020
bilingual edition (English / French)
Faire
Empire - Faire magazine – To look at things
François Havegeer and Sacha Léopold (Syndicat) invited Aurélien Mole, Jérôme Dupeyrat, Mathias Augustyniak (M/M Paris) and Thierry Chancogne to express their views on art posters, artist posters, posters made by artists, posters made with artists, posters made for artists, and the occasional participation of graphic designers (special issue of the critical review dedicated to graphic design).
These are Situationist Times! - An Inventory of Reproductions, Deformations, Modifications, Derivations, and Transformations
2020
English edition
Torpedo
An in-depth history of the landmark situationist international periodical edited by artist Jacqueline de Jong from 1962–67. This lavishly illustrated publication features many previously unseen archival material, historical texts and new commissioned contributions.
Time has fallen asleep in the afternoon sunshine - A book on reading, writing, memory and forgetting in a library of living books
2019
English edition
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
This publication documents a project inspired by Bradbury's Fahrenheit 451, in which performers memorize a book to form a collection of living books to be read in libraries by visitors. The publication brings together eighteen text contributions from artists and theoreticians, and a visual essay.
Faire – To look at things - Volume 05 (#16, 17, 18)
2019
bilingual edition (English / French)
Faire
Empire - Faire magazine – To look at things
Issues 16 to 18 of the critical review dedicated to graphic design.
Christophe Lemaitre - Deux pierres retrouvées d\'Amedeo Modigliani
2019
French edition
Tombolo Presses
An interpretative study of a catalogue published on the occasion of the discovery of two sculptures in the canal of Livorno in 1984. Attributed to Modigliani, these sculptures were, in fact, a student hoax.
Pli - Obsession
2019
bilingual edition (English / French)
Pli
Pli - Pli (magazine)
The fifth issue of the annual magazine mixing graphic design, publishing and architecture questions these disciplines through the theme of obsession.
Richard Wittman - Architecture, culture de l\'imprimé et sphère publique dans la France du XVIIIe siècle
2019
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History – Œuvres en sociétés
A transdisciplinary study that sheds new light on the birth of modern architecture in France through its relations with the printed text, vector of the diffusion of the architectural ideal at the scale of the nation, and the emergence of the public sphere between the end of the 17th century and the French Revolution.
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