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Criticism, theory & documents
Documents
 
Co-published by Les presses du réel and JRP|Editions, the Documents Series is dedicated to writings by critics and curators questioning the current state of artistic and curatorial practices.
 
Co-edition with JRP|Editions.
15 x 21 cm (softcovers)
Emmanuel Alloa - Le contemporain, l\'intempestif et l\'imminent - Petits arrangements avec une époque
2021
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Documents
forthcoming
A reflection on our present, through a series of portraits of contemporary artists.
Hans Ulrich Obrist - Brève histoire des musiques actuelles
2020
French edition
Les presses du réel – Music & Sound Arts – Documents
forthcoming
An anthology.
Minor Cinema - Experimental Film in Switzerland
2020
English edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Documents
An archeology of Swiss experimental film.
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.
Alice Rawsthorn - Design as an Attitude
2018
English edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Documents
A field guide to contemporary design.
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.
Nicolas Bourriaud - Formes et trajets - Tome 1 : Hétérochronies
2018
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Documents
A collection of texts about time and artists working with it.
Nicolas Bourriaud - Formes et trajets - Tome 2 : Topologies
2018
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Documents
A collection of texts about space and artists working with it.
Tomáš Pospiszyl - An Associative Art History
2018
English edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Documents
Comparative Studies of Neo-Avant-Gardes in a Bipolar World.
Wade Guyton - Writings on Wade Guyton
2018
English edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Documents
A critical perspective on Guyton's work.
Olivier Zahm - Une avant-garde sans avant-garde - Essai sur l\'art
2017
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Documents
The avant-garde of the 1990s.
Cinema in the Expanded Field
2016
English edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Documents
This volume, published in parallel to Exhibiting the Moving Image, extends the inquiry into the history, theory and practice of exhibiting artists' cinema, video, installation as well as advertising films, by focusing on the domains of performance and of the “expanded arts.”
Exhibiting the Moving Image
2016
English edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Documents
The place of films and moving images in the field of contemporary art.
Parachute - The Anthology (vol. 4) – Painting, Sculpture, Installation, and Architecture
2016
English edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Documents
Fourth and final volume of the anthology (1975-2000), focusing on painting, sculpture, installation, and architecture.
René Berger - L\'art vidéo
2014
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Documents
Video art history.
Parachute - The Anthology (vol. 3) – Photography, Film, Video, and New Media
2014
English edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Documents
Third volume of the anthology (1975-2000), focusing on photography, film, video, and new media.
Hans Ulrich Obrist - The Czech Files
2014
English edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Documents
Czech artists of the 1960s–1970s.
Museum of the Future
2014
English edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Documents
currently out of stock
A questionnaire (interviews with international artists, architects, and curators of the contemporary art world, such as John Baldessari, Suzanne Cotter, Bice Curiger, Chris Dercon, Charles Esche, Liam Gillick, Jacques Herzog, Thomas Hirschhorn, Rem Koolhaas, Hans Ulrich Obrist, Thierry Raspail, Beatrix Ruf, etc.).
Jeff Derksen - After Euphoria
2014
English edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Documents
Questioning neoliberalism: a collection of Jeff Derksen's writings on art, architecture, and globalism.
Joshua Decter - Art Is a Problem
2014
English edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Documents
An anthology: selected criticism, essays, interviews, and curatorial projects, since 1986-2012.
Parachute - The Anthology (vol. 2) – Performance & Performativity
2014
English edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Documents
Second volume of the anthology (1975-2000), focusing on performance and performativity.
Hans Ulrich Obrist - A Brief History of New Music
2014
English edition
Les presses du réel – Music & Sound Arts – Documents
An anthology on new musical forms in the 20th century.
John Baldessari - More Than You Wanted to Know About John Baldessari (vol. 2)
2013
English edition
Les presses du réel – Artists' Writings – Documents
This second volume of complete John Baldessari's writings traces the genesis and development of the artist's understanding of art in the early 1960s through to the present.
Clive Phillpot - Booktrek - Selected essays on artist\'s books
2013
English edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Documents
currently out of stock
Artists' book history.
John Baldessari - More Than You Wanted to Know About John Baldessari (vol. 1)
2013
English edition
Les presses du réel – Artists' Writings – Documents
currently out of stock
This first volume of complete John Baldessari's writings traces the genesis and development of the artist's understanding of art in the early 1960s.
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