This publication by avant-garde artist and cultural icon Yoko Ono combines never-before-published texts and invitation pieces written in 2016–2018 with drawings from the “Franklin Summer” series she started in 1994 (new edition).
She Mad gathers materials and documentation on Martine Syms' seminal episodic project of the same name. Each episode of this series takes a different format, using various narrative formats, from sitcoms to TikTok videos, and includes filmed footage as well as research materials.
Rachel Valinsky invites seven artists from both sides of the Atlantic (Davide Balula, Eva Barto, Julie Béna, Jesse Chun, Jean-Pascal Flavien, Gordon Hall, and Alan Reid) to share their views of Guy de Cointet (1934-1983), a major figure in the conceptual and performance art movements.
Fredrik Værslev: The Garden Paintings is the first publication dedicated solely to one specific body of work in the artist's practice. It includes essays by Martha Kirszenbaum and Erlend Hammer, and gives a comprehensive and chronological account of the works from the series, showing their stylistic development as well as their exhibition history.
The third volume of the artist's book series dedicated to prehistoric cave painting mostly features photographs taken in everyday life and on trips, as well as found illustrations from scientific publications in various disciplines.
A complete light on the unpublished work given by Jean-Pierre Raynaud to Ukraine, a modern version of Picasso's Guernica, a universal symbol of the denunciation by art of the horrors of war, whose exact monumental dimensions the French conceptual artist now takes up in order to realize, almost a century later, the counterpart according to his own aesthetic codes.
First monograph in French: from Rod Stewart to the Industrial Revolution, Art is Magic collates all of acclaimed artist Jeremy Deller's cultural touchstones into one lovingly curated volume, balancing these artistic inspirations with examples of Deller's visionary work.
Invited by Molly Warnock, nine artists living in the United States write about the work of Michel Parmentier (1938-2000). A radical founding figure of the BMPT collective who refused all formal and ideological compromise, Parmentier appears here through the diverse prisms of the authors' own artistic commitments and cultures.
The subject of this and the following books in the Spekulationen series is Peter Piller's approach to Stone Age art and its presence in his daily life. This volume presents four hundred and nine photographs found in publications on prehistoric art.
Yves Klein may be one of the first European artists to have taken an explicit interest in Aboriginal visual art. This catalog offers a poetic and completely new approach to his work, placed in perspective with the works of twelve Aboriginal artists.
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.
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Documents
JRP|Editions - Documents (co-edition Les presses du réel)
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.
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).
Autobiography by Ignasi Aballí is made up of 64 "años" (years), one for each of the 64 pages. Casually, the artist was born in 1958, it means that he has 64 years old at the time of the publication of the book.
Autobiography by Micah Lexier is apparently just a blank pages book, but it is not. Each page is pierced, and at the back is printed the same colophon. That's because you can rip off every page of it and fix it everywhere. Micah Lexier identifies the holes as one of the main themes of his practice.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.