Art History
 
Works in society
 
An art history series about the links between art and society.
 
Series founded by Xavier Douroux, directed by Laurence Bertrand Dorléac.
17 x 20 cm (softcovers)
Aurélie Verdier - Aujourd\'hui pense à moi - Francis Picabia, Ego, Image
2020
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History – Works in society
forthcoming
Les enjeux du procédé créatif de Francis Picabia, entre exaltation et rejet du moi, au cœur de la constitution de la modernité.
Stéphane Van Damme - Seconde nature - Rematérialiser les sciences de Bacon à Tocqueville
2020
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History – Works in society
forthcoming
En renouant le dialogue avec l'anthropologie, ce livre invite l'histoire des sciences à se refonder sur d'autres bases, plus humanistes.
Noémie Étienne - Les autres et les ancêtres - Les dioramas de Franz Boas et d\'Arthur Parker à New York, 1900
2020
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History – Works in society
forthcoming
Une étude du dispositif d'exposition du diorama aux Etats-Unis au début du XXe siècle, entre art, anthropologie et sciences naturelles.
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.
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.
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.
Émilie Goudal - Des damné(e)s de l\'Histoire - Les arts visuels face à la guerre d\'Algérie
2019
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History – Works in society
A critical look at the place and stakes of representations of the war of independence in the contemporary construction of the French and Algerian art scene.
Baptiste Brun - Jean Dubuffet et la besogne de l\'Art Brut - Critique du primitivisme
2019
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History – Works in society
Jean Dubuffet, Art Brut, and the primitivist paradigm.
Isabelle Delorme - Quand la bande dessinée fait mémoire du XXe siècle - Les récits mémoriels historiques en bande dessinée
2019
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History – Works in society
The historical-memorial narrative in comics, from Art Spiegelman to Marjane Satrapi, as a new form of representation of History, between individual and collective memory.
Anne Lafont - L\'art et la race - L\'Africain (tout) contre l\'œil des Lumières
2019
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History – Works in society
French art historian Anne Lafont delivers an unpublished study on the close and paradoxical relations of art and race in the Enlightenment. A new voice in current works on issues of race, art, images and colonization.
Giovanna Zapperi - Carla Lonzi : un art de la vie - Critique d\'art et féminisme en Italie (1968-1981)
2019
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History – Works in society
A critical examination of the relationship between aesthetics and politics through the iconic figure of Carla Lonzi (1931-1982), an innovative art critic and one of the founders of neo-feminism in Italy.
Estelle Zhong Mengual - L\'art en commun - Réinventer les formes du collectif en contexte démocratique
2019
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History – Works in society
An investigation into the artistic and political issues of participatory art since the 1990s.
2019
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History – Works in society
forthcoming
2019
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History – Works in society
forthcoming
Cécile Fromont - L\'Art de la conversion - Culture visuelle chrétienne dans le royaume du Kongo
2018
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History – Works in society
An an extensive analysis of the advent of Christian visual culture in the Kingdom of Kongo and its and development across four centuries.
Yaëlle Biro - Fabriquer le regard - Marchands, réseaux et objets d\'art africains à l\'aube du XXe siècle
2018
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History – Works in society
Based on a set of mostly unpublished archives, this book focuses on the role played by art dealers at the turn of the last century in the definition, promotion and circulation of African objects as artworks, in Europe and the United States.
Rémi Labrusse - Face au chaos - Pensées de l\'ornement à l\'âge de l\'industrie
2018
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History – Works in society
The growth of thought on ornament, applied arts and architecture in the industrial age, between ornamental impulse and decorative project.
Daniel J. Sherman - Le primitivisme en France et les fins d\'empire (1945-1975)
2018
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History – Works in society
“Primitivism” as a tool for analysis of post-war French society, between a modernization and decolonization movement, and possible forms of resistance.
Sophie Cras - L\'économie à l\'épreuve de l\'art - Art et capitalisme dans les années 1960
2018
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History – Works in society
The history of capitalism of the 1960s revisited in the light of the artworks that challenged it.
Maria Stavrinaki - Contraindre à la liberté - Carl Einstein, les avant-gardes, l\'histoire
2018
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History – Works in society
A historiographical study of German art theorist, writer and activist Carl Einstein (1885-1940), that also explores several layers of the history of the early twentieth century, and proposes a critical reflection on some epistemological tropisms of today.