Contemporary art
 
Monographs, catalogues, artists' books and editions.
 
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Sara Ouhaddou - Les êtres lieux
2022
bilingual edition (English / French)
Les presses du réel – Contemporary art – Catalogues
forthcoming
Four contemporary artists in touch with their territories (the catalogue of the exhibition at the Maison de la culture du Japon in Paris).
Patrick Nardin - FXMVT - Une histoire de Faux Mouvement
2022
French edition
Les presses du réel – Contemporary art – Catalogues
The history of the contemporary art center of Metz.
Paul-Armand Gette - Artémis & Paul-Armand Gette - 50 ans de rencontres & conversations
2022
French edition
Les presses du réel – Contemporary art – Al Dante
The very first major monograph of Paul-Armand Gette.
Mimosa Echard - Sporal
2022
bilingual edition (English / French)
Les presses du réel – Contemporary art – Palais de Tokyo (Paris)
First monograph.
Loïc Raguénès - The Room of the Octopus
2022
bilingual edition (English / French)
Les presses du réel – Contemporary art – Monographs
New monograph.
Tabita Rezaire - Womb Consciousness
2022
bilingual edition (English / French)
Les presses du réel – Contemporary art – Monographs
This collective publication is a singular invitation to discover or deepen the universe of Tabita Rezaire, at the intersection of new technologies, decolonial healing, spirituality and the political history of science. Through numerous contributions from poets, theorists, artists and her friends and relatives, she invokes the wisdom of the womb: the mother womb, the earth womb, the cosmic womb, for us to receive its grace.
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...
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.
Pattern, Crime & Decoration
2020
bilingual edition (English / French)
Les presses du réel – Contemporary art – Catalogues
(last copies available!)
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.
 Yan Pei-Ming - The Man Who Weeps
2019
bilingual edition (English / French)
Les presses du réel – Contemporary art – Monographs
New monograph: a retrospective of Yan Pei-Ming's paintings and watercolors from 2006 to 2019, structured around the figure of disappearance and violence, and around the confrontation with the works of the masters of the past as well as with modern iconography, with essays by Franck Gautherot, David Liot, Xavier Douroux and Fabian Stech.
Sonia Boyce - Thoughtful Disobedience - Nouvelle édition française
2019
French edition
Les presses du réel – Contemporary art – Monographs
Focusing on several major collaborative performance-videos by a figure of the British Black Art movement, this illustrated monograph includes a series of essays which interpret Boyce's interdisciplinary practice in the light of art history, and analyse her interest in black feminism, cultural studies, film studies, art history and critical theory.
Julien Creuzet -
2019
bilingual edition (English / French)
Les presses du réel – Contemporary art – Palais de Tokyo (Paris)
First monograph dedicated to French artist, videographer, performer and poet Julien Creuzet.
Angelica Mesiti -
2019
bilingual edition (English / French)
Les presses du réel – Contemporary art – Palais de Tokyo (Paris)
First monograph.
Jean-Luc Moulène - Dessins / Drawings - 1977-2016
2018
bilingual edition (English / French)
Les presses du réel – Contemporary art – Monographs
This monograph spans forty years of drawings and works on paper, offering an insight into a lesser-known part of Moulène's artistic practice. A jubilant documentation rich with autobiographical elements.
Documents - Collecting digital art – Volume 2 – 2007-2018
2018
bilingual edition (English / French)
Les presses du réel – Contemporary art – Catalogues
Second volume of the catalogue dedicated to the collection of digital art at the Espace Multimedia Gantner, presenting 23 new acquisitions as well as a glossary and two unpublished texts on the place of digital art in contemporary art and the issues related to conservation and restoration.
 Lee Mingwei - 9 Stories / 9 Histoires / 九則故事
2018
trilingual edition (English / French / Chinese)
Les presses du réel – Contemporary art – Monographs
This trilingual catalogue documents nine essential works from the Taiwanese artist through nine interviews with curators and institution officials, illustrated with archives and exhibition views.
Rémy Zaugg - Après Rémy Zaugg /  Avant Rémy Zaugg
2018
French edition
Les presses du réel – Contemporary art – Monographs
Rémy Zaugg's early work.
Peter Schuyff - Sculptures / Beavers
2018
English edition
Les presses du réel – Contemporary art – Artists' books & editions
A series of wood carvings by Peter Schuyff, reproduced on a scale of 1:10, alongside a short sorry by Arthur Miller staging the relationship between man and beaver.
Laure Prouvost -
2018
bilingual edition (English / French)
Les presses du réel – Contemporary art – Palais de Tokyo (Paris)
New monograph.
Jay DeFeo - The Ripple Effect
2018
English edition
Les presses du réel – Contemporary art – Monographs
Catalogue of the double exhibition examining integral themes within American artist Jay DeFeo's (1929-1989) practice, featuring Sam Falls, Rachel Harrison, Wyatt Kahn, Ron Nagle, Gay Outlaw, Tobias Pils, R.H. Quaytman, Ugo Rondinone, Bosco Sodi, and Oscar Tuazon.
Compilation - Le Consortium 1977-1998
2018
French edition
Les presses du réel – Contemporary art – Catalogues
The first volume of the retrospective catalogue of Le Consortium contemporary art center (new edition).
Compilation + Observation (2 books)
2018
French edition
Les presses du réel – Contemporary art – Catalogues
100.00 75.00 €
Special offer for the purchase of the two volumes of the retrospective catalogue of Le Consortium contemporary art center.
Observation - Le Consortium 1999-2017
2018
French edition
Les presses du réel – Contemporary art – Catalogues
The second volume of the retrospective catalogue of Le Consortium contemporary art center (1998-2017).
Tomoko Yoneda - Transphère - Dialogue avec Albert Camus
2018
bilingual edition (English / French)
Les presses du réel – Contemporary art – Monographs
This catalogue presents an unpublished series of work by Tomoko Yoneda: the Japanese photographer has followed in the footsteps of Albert Camus, through Algeria and France, carrying on her reflection on the memory of places by way of her sensitive and poetic photographs. It is a subtle evocation of the youth of the author of “The Stranger.”
Valérie Da Costa - Fabio Mauri - The Past in Acts
2018
bilingual edition (English / French)
Les presses du réel – Contemporary art – Monographs
The first study dedicated to Fabio Mauri's performative work.
Keisuke Kanda - Transphère - Le vêtement réinventé
2017
bilingual edition (English / French)
Les presses du réel – Contemporary art – Monographs
Exhibition catalogue dedicated to the meeting of two of the most innovative fashion designers in Japan, Keisuke Kanda and Kunihiko Morinaga.
Haegue Yang - Lingering Nous
2017
bilingual edition (English / French)
Les presses du réel – Contemporary art – Monographs
New monograph, documenting 21 installations conceived by Haegue Yang during the past decade.
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