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Architectures de mémoire
2019
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Labex / ArTeC
Les architectures complexes des nouveaux « palais de mémoire », des bibliothèques, archives et musées aux structures informatiques, bases de données et fermes de serveurs qui alimentent le flux de données sur le réseau.
Pascal Mougin - Moderne / contemporain - Art et littérature des années 1960 à nos jours
2019
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Figures
An analysis of the relationship between art and literature over the last six decades.
Design et pensée du care - Pour un design des microluttes et des singularités
2019
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Misceallenous
A collective reflection on reciprocal relations between design and the ethics of care, in the areas of health, social innovation, objects, or the environmental issue.
Maurice Fréchuret - L\'art et la vie - Comment les artistes rêvent de changer le monde, XIXe-XXIe siècle
2019
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Figures
The reconciliation of art and life, at the heart of the reflection and practice of many modern and contemporary movements.
Jacques Rancière - Le travail des images - Conversations avec Andrea Soto Calderón
2019
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Perceptions
A conversation, accompanied by an introduction by Andrea Soto Calderón, to better understand the crucial role that images occupy in Jacques Rancière's work, and how images are the site of imaginative and reconfiguring operations.
Zoe Beloff - Techniques de la distraction
2019
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Labex / ArTeC
Two texts by New York artist Zoe Beloff, pioneer in the field of “media archeology”, whose works are at the crossroads of avant-garde art, popular cultures and critical theory.
Carmelo Bene - L\'esthétique du déplaisir
2019
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Labex / ArTeC
Two interviews in which Carmelo Bene exposes his working method and his ideas on television, and opens a reflection on the links between artistic avant-gardism and mass diffusion.
Catherine Grenier - Sophie Ristelhueber - La guerre intérieure
2019
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Documents
Interview with one of the great figures of art photography today, in which Sophie Ristelhueber reflects on her own carrer and practice.
Vincent Nordon - Berlioz, Baden-Baden - Un opéra plutôt comique
2019
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Fama
It is a hundred and fifty years since Hector Berlioz is caught between storm and passion, violence and adolescence. This book wants to get out of these cliches, even to sink into others.
Ludger Schwarte - Notes pour un art futur
2019
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Figures
Philosopher Ludger Schwarte presents a critical essay against the notion of contemporaneity in art and pleads for a renewed temporality: an art of futurity.
Dziga Vertov - Le ciné-œil de la révolution - Écrits sur le cinéma
2019
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Medias/Theories
A collection of texts by Soviet avant-garde filmmaker and theoretician Dziga Vertov, including a critical apparatus and visual documents.
Hito Steyerl - De l\'art en duty free - L\'art à l\'époque de la guerre civile planétaire
2019
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Perceptions
forthcoming
Un diagnostic caustique de la situation de l'art actuel, proposée par l'une de ses protagonistes majeures.
Sarah Thornton - 33 artistes en 3 actes
2019
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Figures
forthcoming
French edition of the compelling narrative that goes behind the scenes with the world's most important living artists to humanize and demystify contemporary art.
Emmanuel Alloa - Le contemporain, l\'intempestif et l\'imminent - Petits arrangements avec une époque
2019
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Documents
forthcoming
A reflection on our present, through a series of portraits of contemporary artists.
Vertiges des temps - Dialogue entre l\'art contemporain et l\'archéologie
2019
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Misceallenous
forthcoming
A collective exploration of the relationship between contemporary art and archeology.
Brian Massumi - Pensée en acte - Vingt propositions pour la recherche-création
2018
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Labex / ArTeC
20 proposals for the intersection of artistic practice and research in academic milieu.
Simon Frith - Une sociologie des musiques populaires
2018
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Labex / ArTeC
Two studies by the pionneer of the popular music studies.
Peter Geimer - Images par accident - Une histoire des surgissements photographiques
2018
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Perceptions
A history of photography through its accidents.
Courbet, épistolier – 24 lettres inédites + La correspondance de Courbet – 20 ans après (2 livres)
2018
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Fama
32.00 24.00 €
Special offer for the purchase of two volumes dedicated to correspondence of Gustave Courbet.
La correspondance de Courbet - 20 ans après
2018
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Fama
A review of the epistolary correspondence of Gustave Courbet, by an ethnologist, a writer, a psychoanalyst, a hunter, a philosopher, a gastroenterologist, a psychiatrist, two curators, and six art historians.
Seloua Luste Boulbina - Les miroirs vagabonds ou la décolonisation des savoirs (art, littérature, philosophie)
2018
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Figures
A philosophy of decolonization that intends to show how, in knowledge and the arts, the past can be passed.
A pragmatic poetics - Reflections on the work of Franck Leibovici
2018
bilingual edition (English / French)
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Misceallenous
Art critic Rahma Khazam brings together a heterogeneous collection of authors offering a variety of interpretations on the work of artist and poet Franck Leibovici.
The Private Museum of the Future
2018
English edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Documents
The current panoply of private initiatives in the museum world.
Alice Rawsthorn - Design as an Attitude
2018
English edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Documents
currently out of stock
A field guide to contemporary design.