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)
Richard Hertz - Jack Goldstein et la CalArts Mafia
2022
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Documents
forthcoming
The fascinating story of Jack Goldstein, the beginnings of CalArts, and some of the illustrious fellows who, in the 1970s and 1980s, led the transition from conceptual art to the Pictures Generation, paints an uncompromising picture of the art world then and now.
Hans Ulrich Obrist - The Indian Files
2022
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Documents
forthcoming
A much-needed mapping of the Indian art scene.
Ed Ruscha - A Reader
2022
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Documents
forthcoming
Renewing our understanding of Ruscha's art.
Museum of the Future - Now What?
2021
English edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Documents
Rethinking the role of the museum today.
Hans Ulrich Obrist - Brève histoire des musiques actuelles
2021
French edition
Les presses du réel – Music & Sound Arts – Documents
An anthology.
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.
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
A field guide to contemporary design.
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.
Wade Guyton - Writings on Wade Guyton
2018
English edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Documents
A critical perspective on Guyton's work.
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.
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.”
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.
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.
Museum of the Future
2014
English edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Documents
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.).
Hans Ulrich Obrist - The Czech Files
2014
English edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Documents
Czech artists of the 1960s–1970s.
René Berger - L\'art vidéo
2014
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Documents
Video art history.
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.
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.
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.
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. 1)
2013
English edition
Les presses du réel – Artists' Writings – Documents
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.
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.
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