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Patrick Nardin - FXMVT - Une histoire de Faux Mouvement
2022
French edition
Les presses du réel – Contemporary art – Catalogues
forthcoming
The history of the contemporary art center of Metz.
Anni Albers - Du tissage
2021
French edition
Les presses du réel – Contemporary art
Written by one of the pioneers of twentieth-century textile art, Anni Albers' 1965 seminal text offers a brilliant meditation on the art of weaving, its history, tools, and techniques, and its implications for modern design (new expanded edition, with three critical texts and color illustrations).
Flows - Bodies of Water – A Reader
2021
bilingual edition (English / Chinese)
Les presses du réel – Contemporary art – Catalogues
Part of Bodies of Water, the 13th Shanghai Biennale, and following its lines of research, this publication, a 354-pages book conceived as a unique and parallel platform to the exhibition, offers an ensemble of inspiring texts that reflect and extend the theme of the Biennale.
Laurent Marissal - Brecht & Brecht
2021
French edition
Les presses du réel – Contemporary art – Al Dante
Portraits in 22 tableaux based on the works and words of Bertolt & George Brecht.
Christophe Brunnquell - The Drawing Center - Photographies – 2013-2018
2021
bilingual edition (English / French)
Les presses du réel – Contemporary art – The Drawing Center
The photographs of Christophe Brunnquell, a French multidisciplinary artist, photographer, designer and artistic director, capture models whose faces he has covered with paint, creating a strange, fantastic universe, both morbid and comic.
Xavier Veilhan - The Drawing Center - Today\'s Special – Lockdown Drawings 2020-2021
2021
bilingual edition (English / French)
Les presses du réel – Contemporary art – The Drawing Center
Xavier Veilhan's drawings.
Marie Bauthias - Généa/logi(qu)e(s) illusoire(s)
2021
French edition
Les presses du réel – Contemporary art – Al Dante
Marie Bauthias' poetic collages.
Cécile B. Evans - Amos\' World
2021
French edition (texts in English and French)
Les presses du réel – Contemporary art – Monographs
The catalogue of the Belgian-American artist's architectural and video installation, at the crossroads of different disciplines, conceived by Cécile B. Evans herself.
Paul-Armand Gette - Dessins supendus
2021
French edition
Les presses du réel – Contemporary art – Al Dante
A project by Paul-Armand Gette around the censorship of the Diane Chasseresse by the artist Jean-Antoine Houdon (1741-1828), whose sex considered too naturalistic was plugged up and filled with bronze rods and then hammered in 1829 when it entered the national collections.
Paul-Armand Gette - Dessins supendus - Limited edition
2021
French edition
Les presses du réel – Contemporary art – Al Dante
Limited edition with an original artwork signed by the artist.
The Drawing Center Family - Permanent Flood
2020
bilingual edition (English / French)
Les presses du réel – Contemporary art – The Drawing Center
Drawings by artists et alii: previously unpublished works on paper by Matali Crasset, Chris Dercon, Koo Jeong-A, Maurizio Cattelan, Kim Gordon, John Giorno, Ugo Rondinone, Xavier Veilhan, Alexandra Midal, Nathalie Du Pasquier, Amy O'Neill, Arto Lindsay, Yan Pei-Ming, Kamel Mennour, Melvil Poupaud, Sheila Hicks...
Matali Crasset - The Drawing Center - Les trognes
2020
bilingual edition (English / French)
Les presses du réel – Contemporary art – The Drawing Center
Matali Crasset's drawings sketchbooks.
Steve DiBenedetto - The Drawing Center - Chromatic Oblivion – Drawings, 1986-2019
2020
bilingual edition (English / French)
Les presses du réel – Contemporary art – The Drawing Center
Steve DiBenedetto's drawings.
 Suspended spaces - Suspended spaces - Fordlândia
2020
bilingual edition (Portuguese / French)
Les presses du réel – Contemporary art – Monographs
An artistic project carried out around Fordlândia—a town built from 1928 onwards by Henry Ford in Amazonia on the banks of the Tapajòs to intensively exploit the rubber tree needed to manufacture tyres, which, following the failure of the project, became a small village in the middle of an industrial heritage of uncertain statu. With twenty international artists and researchers, in collaboration with Fotoativa, a Brazilian collective from Belém.
Olia Lialina - Net Artist
2020
bilingual edition (English / French)
Les presses du réel – Contemporary art – Monographs
This first monograph of the international net art pioneer allows us to (re)discover this always contemporary artistic practice, inviting us to plunge into the specificities of the internet medium (flows, URLs, protocols, etc.), and sketching a media archaeology.
Paolo Gioli - Impressions sauvages
2020
French edition
Les presses du réel – Contemporary art – Monographs
Retrospective monograph of the photographer and filmmaker Paolo Gioli, an active member of the Italian avant-garde of the 1970s: an overview of his work, with a dozen essays, an interview and the artist's writings.
Farah Atassi -
2020
bilingual edition (English / French)
Les presses du réel – Contemporary art – Monographs
Reference monograph.
Pattern, Crime & Decoration
2020
bilingual edition (English / French)
Les presses du réel – Contemporary art – Catalogues
Catalogue of the double exhibition devoted to the Pattern & Decoration movement, with numerous previously unpublished archives.
 Yuya Tsukahara + contact Gonzo - Transphère - Watching you surf on beautiful accidents
2020
bilingual edition (English / French)
Les presses du réel – Contemporary art – Monographs
The catalogue of the first exhibition in France of the Japanese performers' collective contact Gonzo.
Ulla von Brandenburg -
2020
bilingual edition (English / French)
Les presses du réel – Contemporary art – Palais de Tokyo (Paris)
New monograph.
Olivier Mosset -
2020
French edition
Les presses du réel – Contemporary art – Monographs
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.
Michael Scott - The Drawing Center - He tried to swallow the world – and other drawings 2008-2019
2019
bilingual edition (English / French)
Les presses du réel – Contemporary art – The Drawing Center
Michael Scott's ink drawings .
Oscar Oiwa - Transphère - Rio, Tokyo, Paris – Cities, Games
2019
bilingual edition (English / French)
Les presses du réel – Contemporary art – Monographs
Rio, Tokyo, Paris: Oscar Oiwa, Brazilian artist of Japanese origin, draws from these three Olympic cities to which he is personally bound, a matter to question the world of today, inviting us to dive into his half-realistic mid-fantasy universe, where sometimes point humor and nostalgia.
Wade Guyton -
2019
bilingual edition (English / French)
Les presses du réel – Contemporary art – Monographs
New monograph, presenting over thirty new works produced specifically for a large-scale curatorial project, with an in-depth essay by Tristan Garcia.
 Yan Pei-Ming - Yan Pei-Ming face à Courbet
2019
bilingual edition (English / French)
Les presses du réel – Contemporary art – Monographs
A face to face between the great works of Gustave Courbet and new paintings by contemporary artist Yan Pei-Ming, specially created for the bicentenary of the birth of Courbet.
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