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2022
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History – Œuvres en sociétés
forthcoming
For the first time, this study places Marta Minujín's performance on debt at the heart of a varied and long-term iconography. This pioneering work shows how works of art can become a powerful means to refute the idea of economic neutrality and the supposed equality of its participants, thus denouncing the hierarchies and balances of power, whether military, cultural or financial, necessary for the functioning of the current economic system.
2022
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History – Misceallenous
forthcoming
An anthology of constructivist thought.
2022
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History – Œuvres en sociétés
forthcoming
The various dimensions of the landscape—mental, cultural and ideological, real and pictorial—in the emblematic works of Poussin, Le Lorrain, Bourdon and their contemporaries of the 17th century.
2022
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History – Œuvres en sociétés
forthcoming
An experience of introspection, an epistemological reflection and an act of resistance in the face of depersonalization, around the question of the name.
Chang-Ming Peng - Regards sur la peinture chinoise en Occident - Évolution du discours et résonances artistiques (1800-1939)
2022
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History – Œuvres en sociétés
forthcoming
The little-known history of a major cultural encounter: a study of the reception of Chinese painting in the West and its artistic resonances, which underwent profound changes between the 19th century and the 1930s.
Marie Tchernia-Blanchard - Dans l\'œil d\'un chasseur - Charles Sterling (1901-1999), historien de l\'art
2022
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History – Œuvres en sociétés
forthcoming
The Art history reconsidered as a scientific discipline and form of discourse in the twentieth century, through a critical analysis of the work of Charles Sterling.
Eléonore Devevey - Terrains d\'entente - Anthropologues et écrivains dans la seconde moitié du XXe siècle
2022
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History – Œuvres en sociétés
forthcoming
Historical exchanges and common ground (of agreement or dissension) between literature and anthropology.
Lara Bonneau - Lire l\'œuvre d\'Aby Warburg à la lumière de ses Fragments sur l\'expression
2021
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History – Œuvres en sociétés
forthcoming
An essay to account for the architectonics of Aby Warburg (1866-1929) by resituating his work within his project of general anthropology of expression: Lara Bonneau shows, from a text as little known as it is important, that the invention of iconology, which made the art historian famous, was underpinned by an ontology drawing on various sources, philosophical, psychological and biological as well as historical.
Maurice Fréchuret - Images de l\'exil
2021
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History – Œuvres en sociétés
The images of exile, escape, wandering and exclusion in art history, from classical painting to the most contemporary production.
Piotr Piotrowski - Dans l\'ombre de Yalta - Art et avant-garde en Europe de l\'Est (1945-1989)
2021
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History – Œuvres en sociétés
The first comparative study of artistic culture in Europe under Soviet influence following the Yalta Accords, tracing the complex relationship between art and politics and the tensions between the avant-garde and traditional practices on the other side of the Iron Curtain.
Vincent Broqua - Malgré la ligne droite - L\'écriture américaine de Josef Albers
2021
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History – Misceallenous
The essential place of writing in the work of Josef Albers (1888-1976), one of the most important artists, painters and educators of the 20th century.
Marina Seretti - Endormis - Le sommeil profond et ses métaphores dans l\'art de la Renaissance
2021
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History – Misceallenous
A critical and nuanced overview of the figures of the sleeping in the art and thought of the Renaissance, a source of inspiration for artists—Mantegna, Dürer, Brughel, Michelangelo or Tintoretto—as well as theologians, doctors and philosophers (from Aristotle to Zwingli, via Augustine and Montaigne), beyond the negative definition and the traditional condemnation of inactivity and unconciousness.
Thibault Boulvain - L\'art en sida - 1981-1997
2021
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History – Œuvres en sociétés
A study of representations of HIV and AIDS in American and European art, that opens up a vast political, economic and social history of two decades fatally haunted by the catastrophe.
Louis Marin - Événements de contemporanéité et autres écrits sur l\'art au XXe siècle
2021
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History – Œuvres en sociétés
The collection of writings on art by the French philosopher, historian, semiologist and art critic Louis Marin (1931-1992).
Hadrien Viraben - Le savant et le profane - Documents et monuments de l\'impressionnisme (1900-1939)
2021
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History – Œuvres en sociétés
A historiography of impressionism: a historical and critical study of the writing of impressionist history as a documentary (de)monstration.
Neil McWilliam - L\'esthétique de la réaction - Tradition, foi, identité et l\'art français (1900-1914)
2021
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History – Œuvres en sociétés
A study that explores the complex relationship between nationalism, traditionalism and the critique of modern culture in France in the decades preceding the First World War.
Lucia Piccioni - Art et fascisme - Peindre l\'italianité (1922-1943)
2021
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History – Œuvres en sociétés
A reconstruction of the vast network of images and texts that give shape to Italian fascist totalitarianism.
Brigitte Gilardet - Paroles de commissaires - Histoires. Institutions. Pratiques
2020
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History – Œuvres en sociétés
A survey of the history of temporary exhibitions in France, through a series of interviews with 38 curators.
David Lemaire - Les hauteurs difficiles - La peinture religieuse d\'Eugène Delacroix
2020
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History – Œuvres en sociétés
Why does a painter like Delacroix paint so many religious subjects?
Emmanuel Pernoud - Le serviteur inspiré - Portrait de l\'artiste en travailleur de l\'ombre
2020
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History – Œuvres en sociétés
An investigation into artistic reproduction and the role of the engravers in the shadows who made prints signed by others, questioning the relationships of domination and subordination in creation.
Maureen Murphy - De l\'imaginaire au musée - Les arts d\'Afrique à Paris et à New York (1931 à nos jours)
2020
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History – Œuvres en sociétés
An historical perspective of the representation of non-western art in western museums and imagination / an essay on the relations between African arts and avant-garde.
Déborder la négritude - Arts, politique et société à Dakar
2020
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History – Misceallenous
A collective analysis of the emergence of the “contemporary” and the transnational and transhistorical logics at work in artistic practices in Dakar in response to questions raised by globalization since the Independances, opening up new territories for sociological, economic, political and aesthetic investigations.
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.
Hans Hartung - Hans Hartung et l\'abstraction - « Réalité autre, mais réalité quand même »
2020
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History – Misceallenous
Drawing on extensive documentation and unpublished sources, this collective publication proposes an ambitious re-examination of Hans Hartung's prolific work and eventful personal trajectory as an actor in a broader history of abstraction, which also provides a fertile matrix for many other reflections on twentieth-century art.
Noémie Étienne - Les Autres et les ancêtres - Les dioramas de Franz Boas et d’Arthur C. Parker à New York, 1900
2020
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History – Œuvres en sociétés
An in-depth study of the diorama in the United States at the beginning of the 20th century, a place for the creation and mediation of knowledge but also for the political construction of history, between art, anthropology and natural sciences.
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