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Neil McWilliam - L\'esthétique de la réaction - Tradition, foi, identité et l\'art français (1900-1914)
2020
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History – Works in society
forthcoming
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.
2020
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History – Works in society
forthcoming
2020
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History – Works in society
forthcoming
Hans Hartung - Hans Hartung et l\'abstraction - « Réalité autre, mais réalité quand même »
2020
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History – Misceallenous
forthcoming
Drawing on extensive documentation and unpublished sources, this collective publication proposes an ambitious re-examination of Hans Hartung's prolific work and eventful personal trajectory as an actor in a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.
Piotr Piotrowski - Dans l\'ombre de Yalta - Art et avant-garde en Europe de l\'Est (1945-1989)
2020
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History – Works in society
forthcoming
Déborder la négritude - Arts, politique et société à Dakar
2020
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History – Misceallenous
forthcoming
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.
Emmanuel Pernoud - Le serviteur inspiré - Portrait de l\'artiste en travailleur de l\'ombre
2020
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History – Works in society
forthcoming
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.
La vie sociale des choses - Les marchandises dans une perspective culturelle
2020
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History – Works in society
forthcoming
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.
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 – Works in society
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.
Iveta Slavkova - Réparer l\'homme - La crise de l\'humanisme et l\'Homme nouveau des avant-gardes autour de la Grande Guerre (1909-1929)
2020
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History – Misceallenous
An ambitious and transversal study on the crisis of humanism resulting from modernity, and on the historical consequences of the universalist and absolute conception carried by Futurism and the Bauhaus, proposing little explored paths for a re-reading of the artistic stakes in the 20th century.
Stéphane Van Damme - Seconde nature - Rematérialiser les sciences de Bacon à Tocqueville
2020
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History – Works in society
By renewing the dialogue with anthropology, this book invites the history of science to be refounded on other, more humanistic bases.
Aurélie Verdier - Aujourd\'hui pense à moi - Francis Picabia, Ego, Image
2020
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History – Works in society
The stakes of Francis Picabia's creative process, between exaltation and rejection of the self, at the heart of the constitution of modernity.
Laurence Schmidlin - La Spatialisation du dessin dans l\'art américain des années 1960 et 1970
2019
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History – Misceallenous
The development of spatial and tridimensional drawing in American art, both in theory and in practice, from the 1960s through the 1970s.
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 – Works in society
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.
Niklaus Manuel Güdel - Gustave Courbet - Une enquête sur le paysage
2019
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History – Misceallenous
Pauline Mari - Hartung Nouvelle Vague - De Resnais vers Rohmer
2019
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History – Dedalus
Hans Hartung and the cinema.
Patricia Leighten - Le cubisme devant ses contemporains - Documents et critiques (1906-1914)
2019
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History – Works in society
An anthology.
Mark Antliff - Le fascisme d\'avant-garde - La mobilisation du mythe, de l\'art et de la culture en France (1909-1939)
2019
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History – Works in society
How to explain the intersection, during the twentieth century, of the ideology and theories on violence and creativity?
Jean Laude - Écrits sur l\'art
2019
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History – Works in society
Jean Laude's writings on art.
Ilya Ehrenbourg - Et pourtant elle tourne
2019
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History – Misceallenous
First French edition of an essential manifesto of modern art written by Russian writer, poet and journalist Ilya Ehrenburg in 1921.
William Reddy - La traversée des sentiments - Un cadre pour l\'histoire des émotions (1700-1850)
2019
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History – Works in society
A pioneering approach to the history of emotions.
Gaëlle Beaujean - L\'art de cour d\'Abomey - Le sens des objets
2019
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History – Works in society
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).
Vanina Géré - Les mauvais sentiments - L\'art de Kara Walker
2019
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History – Works in society
This book traces the career of Kara Walker (born in 1969), the most internationally recognized African-American artist since Jean-Michel Basquiat, and explores the history of the reception of a work that faces the limits of representation, challenging the question of the figuration of the black body.
Maria Stavrinaki - Saisis par la préhistoire - Enquête sur l\'art et le temps des modernes
2019
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History – Misceallenous
Can the modern uses of prehistory shed new light on the modern experience of time and, thus, the art of this period?