Conceptual art

 
 
Orshi Drozdik - Adventures in Technos Dystopium: Orshi Drosdik, The first two decades (1973-1993)
2023
English edition
MER. B&L
forthcoming
A comprehensive overview of the Hungarian post-conceptual and feminist artist's practice in the first decades of her fifty-year long career, including several of her writings.
Ed Ruscha - A Reader
2022
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Documents
JRP|Editions - Documents (co-edition Les presses du réel)
forthcoming
Renewing our understanding of Ruscha's art.
William Leavitt - Installations, Plays, Video - 1970-2018
2022
English edition
JRP|Editions - Monographs
forthcoming
A retrospective overview of the work of a pioneer of Conceptual art in Los Angeles
Liam Gillick - A Max De Vos
2022
English edition
MER. B&L
forthcoming
A novel by Liam Gillick.
Joseph Kosuth - Redefining the Context of Art, 1968 and After - The Second Investigation and Public Media
2022
English edition
Sternberg Press - Monographs and artists' books
forthcoming
This first comprehensive survey of Joseph Kosuth's work with public media centers on his pioneering project The Second Investigation (1968–74).
Paolo Cirio - Monitoring Control
2022
English edition
Nero
forthcoming
Combining art and activism, semiotics and capitalism, art and finance, control and subversion, Monitoring Control by Paolo Cirio represents a critique of the social manipulation imposed by new technologies, while examining the counter-control that individuals can implement to dismantle these forces, sabotage them, and protect themselves.
Richard Hertz - Jack Goldstein et la CalArts Mafia
2022
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Documents
JRP|Editions - Documents (co-edition Les presses du réel)
forthcoming
The fascinating story of Jack Goldstein, the beginnings of CalArts, and some of the illustrious fellows who, in the 1970s and 1980s, led the transition from conceptual art to the Pictures Generation, paints an uncompromising picture of the art world then and now.
François Aubart - Excès, passion et manipulation - L\'attitude de la Pictures Generation
2022
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Misceallenous
forthcoming
A study of the relationship that Pictures Generation artists have with the control of representations, and by representations.
Richard Prince - Bibliothèque d\'un amateur - Richard Prince\'s publications
2022
English edition
Christophe Daviet-Théry
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).
Hamish Fulton - From Here to Tibet - A conversation between two walking artists. March 2019 – July 2020
2022
English edition
Humboldt Books - Artist's Travels
Fulton and Höpfner's long-term correspondence on art, landscape, and the aesthetic and political dimensions of walking.
Füsun Onur - Once upon a time...
2022
English edition
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
Retrospective monograh of the pioneer of Turkish contemporary and conceptual art, Füsun Onur.
Mohamed Ahmed Ibrahim - Between Sunrise and Sunset - Works 1986-2022
2022
English edition
Kaph Books
Published on the occasion of the 59th International Art Exhibition, La Biennale di Venezia, in 2022, this retrospective monograph is the official catalog of the National Pavilion of the United Arab Emirates, which has chosen the Emirati artist Mohamed Ahmed Ibrahim to represent them.
Gianni Pettena - 2/5
2022
no text
Captures - 2/5 Series
Four artist's posters.
John Latham - Recueil de contradictions
2022
bilingual edition (English / French)
varia
Dedicated to John Latham's heterogeneous and paradoxical practice, this book highlights the artist's contradictory relationship with knowledge and language, through a selection of translated texts and images of some of his projects, all articulated around a glossary.
Alison Knowles - Sounds from the Book of Bean (vinyl LP)
2022
varia
The first vinyl LP release from Fluxus pioneer Alison Knowles (remastered edition transferred from original tapes, with an expansive 20-page booklet).
Peter Piller - Materialien (J) - Peripheriewanderungen Bremen
2022
no text
Nieves
Peter Piller's peripheral excursions around Bremen.
Roman Signer - Rotes Tuch
2022
no text
Nieves
Flipbook.
Stéphane Le Mercier - Théâtre de papier #1 - Lecture à trois voix
2022
French edition
Incertain Sens
Artist's book.
Wolfgang Stoerchle - Success in Failure
2021
English edition
Daisy editions
First monograph devoted to the work of video artist and performer Wolfgang Stoerchle (1944-1976), an artistic figure of the Californian scene in the 1970s, based on extensive research and three international exhibitions.
Albert Oehlen - “Big paintings by me with small paintings by others”
2021
bilingual edition (English / Italian)
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
The artist as collector: Albert Oehlen's own artworks nail-to-nail with masterpieces from his personal collection.
Martha Wilson - Journals
2021
English edition
mfc-michèle didier - Monographs, editions & artist's books
A selection by Martha Wilson of pages from her diaries that document her experience as a woman and artist between 1965 and 1983 (limited edition, signed by the artist).
Claude Rutault - déca-l\'âge
2021
French edition
Walden n
décal'âge is a manuscript, reproduced here in facsimile, between intimate writings, working reflections, and diaries of thought. We find in it Claude Rutault's style, his familiarity with literature, the meditative density of his daily reflection.
Erik Avert - George Brecht, vers un art transdisciplinaire
2021
French edition
Les presses du réel – Avant-gardes – L'écart absolu (Absolute Gap) – Fundamental
Attempting to explore the transdisciplinary aspects of artistic practice, this book revisits a tipping point in art history: the invention of preconceptual and minimal art forms by George Brecht, a chemical engineer and artist.
Ion Grigorescu - Diaries and Dreams - 1976-1979
2021
English edition
Sternberg Press - Monographs and artists' books
Second volume of Ion Grigorescu's translated diaries, assembled like a small literary and art-historical sensation of the period between 1976 and 1979.
Hubert Renard - Catalogue raisonné - 1969-1998
2021
bilingual edition (English / French)
mfc-michèle didier - Monographs, editions & artist's books
The first complete inventory of Hubert Renard's work, between 1969 and 1998, includes all finished works, paintings, sculptures, installations, unique or multiple pieces.
Olaf Nicolai - ( !? x : ..? X!
2021
Florence Loewy
A poem written by the artist for the space of the book composed only of punctuation marks.
Philippe Thomas - L\'agence
2021
French edition
MAMCO - MAMCO Collection
The first systematic and exhaustive study of the company named Readymades belong to everyone® with which Philippe Thomas radically questioned the author's figure.
Olivier Mosset -
2021
English edition
JRP|Editions - Monographs
An extensive overview of Olivier Mosset's six-decade painting practice.
Olivier Mosset -
2021
French edition
MAMCO - Monographs
An extensive overview of Olivier Mosset's six-decade painting practice.
Josephine Meckseper -
2021
bilingual edition (English / French)
Sternberg Press - Monographs and artists' books
New monograph / catalogue.
Fredrik Værslev - Open Window
2021
bilingual edition (English / Norwegian)
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
A rich selection of archival material along with critical essays and the series of paintings and spatial intervention that Fredrik Værslev especially produced for his exhibition at the Kunstnerforbundet in Oslo.
Fredrik Værslev - World Paintings
2021
English edition
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
Dieter Roelstraete deciphers the series of national flags painted by Norwegian artist Fredrik Værslev.
Mathieu Copeland - En affinité(s) - Allan Kaprow / Arnaud Labelle-Rojoux
2021
bilingual edition (English / French)
Loevenbruck
A new essay by curator and publisher Mathieu Copeland about Arnaud Labelle-Rojoux's reinvention of Allan Kaprow's environment The Apple Shrine and considering, more generally, the themes of reinvention in art and the exhibition form.
Deniz Gül - There is life between us (+transparency)
2021
English edition
Kunstverein Publishing Milano
A concise and poetic meditation on materiality and consciousness by Turkish artist and writer Deniz Gül.
Steffani Jemison - Mikrokosmos - Another time, this time, one time (vinyl LP)
2020
varia
Formed in 2016 as the collaborative platform of composer Justin Hicks and artist Steffani Jemison, Mikrokosmos mines the history of Black music. This ongoing project has manifested in many forms: workshop, study session, concert, listening session, book, prompt, score. “Another time, this time, one time,” the first Mikrokosmos LP, uses Gil Scott-Heron and Brian Jackson's “We Almost Lost Detroit” (1977) as the raw material for R&B songwriting.
Luis Camnitzer - E-flux journal - One Number Is Worth One Word
2020
English edition
Sternberg Press - E-flux journal
This collection of texts—with many unpublished—spans over half a century of the conceptual artist's radical engagement with art education and its institutions.
Gerhard Rühm - Ausgewählte Kurze Hörstücke (1961-1987) (vinyl LP)
2020
Tochnit Aleph
Unlike previous Gerhard Rühm editions on Tochnit Aleph which portrayed his phonetic poetry and longform radio-plays, the pieces on this edition are more conceptual, actionistic and (mostly) sound-based works recorded between 1962 and 1987.
 Ludovic Chemarin© - Kentia
2020
French edition
Incertain Sens - Artist's books and editions
Between an artist's book, an essay and a catalogue, this publication explores the notion of “installation” in the appropriation strategy developed by the now fictional artist Ludovic Chemarin©, through the conceptual figure of the Kentia palm.
Stefan Banz - Morton L. Schamberg: God
2020
English edition
Kunsthalle Marcel Duchamp
A study attempting to put the authorship of God back into perspective with the help of new sources and to explain why this is actually a work by Morton L. Schamberg.
Martin Barré - Transatlantique
2020
bilingual edition (English / French)
ER Publishing
Six American artists share their invaluable perspectives on the decisive work of Martin Barré, a major figure in French Abstraction of the late 20th century.
Annette Kelm - Tomato Target
2020
bilingual edition (English / German)
Sternberg Press - Monographs and artists' books
A comprehensive look at the unique artistic work of German photographer Annette Kelm and the visual idiom she has developed over the course of her career.
Stefan Banz - Marcel Duchamp: Richard Mutt\'s Fountain
2020
English edition
Kunsthalle Marcel Duchamp
Stefan Banz has brought together and evaluated all the relevant documents and sources relating to Fountain by Richard Mutt alias Marcel Duchamp. At least one thing is certain after reading them: Elsa von Freytag-Loringhoven had definitively nothing to do with the creation of Fountain. In addition, Banz has succeeded in writing a highly inspiring book containing many new and revealing ideas that present this work of the century in a much more differentiated light.
Martin Herbert - Unfold This Moment - The Art of Carol Bove
2020
English edition
Sternberg Press - History, Criticism and Theory
An exploration of the work of sculpture and conceptual artist Carol Bove, by art critic Martin Herbert.
Sergej Jensen -
2020
bilingual edition (English / German)
Bom Dia Boa Tarde Boa Noite
Retrospective catalogue spanning more than fifteen years of work by the conceptual textile artist known to explore the idiom of minimalist painting.
Robert Morris - The Perceiving Body
2020
bilingual edition (English / French)
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
(last copies available!)
Retrospective catalogue spanning Morris's early years, covering the 1960s and 1970s through a selection of works, historical essays, interviews with collaborators, and texts by the artist.
 Claire Fontaine - La grève humaine - Et l\'art de créer la liberté
2020
French edition
Diaphanes - Misceallenous
An anthology of Claire Fontaine's texts.
L\'Appartement
2020
French edition
MAMCO - MAMCO Collection
A legendary Parisian collection of minimalist and conceptual art, and its evocative installation in the home of collector Ghislain Mollet-Viéville.
Franz Erhard Walther - L\'autre conception de l\'œuvre
2020
French edition
MAMCO - MAMCO Collection
A detailed analysis of Franz Erhard Walther's pioneering Werksatz series of wearable fabric sculptures by Erik Verhargen, accompanied by a history of the piece by Thierry Davila.
Olivier Mosset -
2020
French edition
Les presses du réel – Contemporary art – Monographs
Editions du Griffon - Monographs & catalogues
Olivier Mosset's reference monograph offers a complete panorama of the work of one of the central figures in post-war abstract painting, and a pivotal reference for generations of European and American painters, covering six decades of practice, from the first experiments to the monumental recent works.
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