Contemporary art
 
Catalogues
 
Group exhibition catalogues, institution retrospectives, collections.
 
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of digital art at the Espace Multimedia Gantner, presenting 23 new acquisitions as well as a glossary and two unpublished texts on the place of digital art in contemporary art and the issues related to conservation and restoration.
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).
14th Lyon Biennale - Floating Worlds
2017
bilingual edition (English / French)
Les presses du réel – Contemporary art – Catalogues
(last copies available!)
The book of the 14th edition of the international exhibition, curated by Emma Lavigne, with more than 50 artists.
Centre d\'Art Contemporain Genève - 1974-2017
2017
bilingual edition (English / French)
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This work is the result of a historiographical research work carried out to revive the highlights of the Centre d'Art Contemporain Genève since its creation in 1974 to the present day. Articulated in two sections, the book traces, through nearly 500 richly illustrated pages, the singular history and the moments of grace of the first Kunsthalle of French-speaking Switzerland.
Ré-créations - Les « 1% artistiques » dans les collèges en Seine-Saint-Denis
2017
French edition
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Documentation around 17 commissioned artworks set in middle schools, as part of the Percent for Art Program established in the French Department of Seine-Saint-Denis.
Atelier national de recherche typographique ANRT - Archives 1985-2006
2016
bilingual edition (English / French)
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Through 650 images drawn from the French National Institute for typographic research unpublished archives, this catalogue tells the untold story of a period of profound technological change, exploring the little-known world of typography design through a diverse selection of projects drawing on both an age-old craft tradition and the most radical innovation.
13th Lyon Biennale - Modern Life (paper catalogue + ebook)
2015
bilingual edition (English / French)
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The book of the 13th edition of the international exhibition, curated by American curator Ralph Rugoff, under the title “La vie moderne”: a catalogue both physical and digital (the paper guide allows access to the complete digital catalogue from a download code).
13th Lyon Biennale - Modern Life
2015
bilingual edition (English / French)
Les presses du réel – Contemporary art – Catalogues
The digital catalogue of the 13th edition of the international exhibition, curated by American curator Ralph Rugoff, under the title “La vie moderne”: a radical and poetic take on daily life and the modern world.
Paysage industriel
2015
French edition
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A documentation on the singular projects by four contemporary artists—Michel Aubry, Élisabeth Ballet, Susanne Bürner, and Lani Maestro—developed as part of the Foundation of France “Nouveaux Commanditaires” (new patrons) action to question the industrial history of four regional nature park in France (Lorraine, Monts d'Ardèche, Pilat, and Vercors).
Pour un art concret / Konkrete Kunst
2014
bilingual edition (French / German)
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The illustrated catalog raisonné of works from the collection of the Espace de l'Art Concret (Gottfried Honegger and Sybil Albers donation) in Mouans-Sartoux.
Art Public Poitiers
2014
French edition
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The public art program conceived in the context of the urban development project for the city of Poitiers in France, with commissioned works by Élisabeth Ballet, Pierre Joseph, Didier Marcel, Benoît-Marie Moriceau, and Christian Robert-Tissot.
Veduta / Lyon Biennale 2013 - Meanwhile... Suddently and Then
2014
bilingual edition (English / French)
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30.00 15.00 €
A retrospective overview of the 12th edition of the Lyon Biennale, curated by Icelandic curator Gunnar B. Kvaran, with a focus on the two parallel programs “Veduta” and “Resonance”, held in the Lyon conurbation and its region.
Drift - Ramifications of a polysemic notion
2014
bilingual edition (English / French)
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This publication traces two years of a project dedicated to the concept of drift, with theoretical texts, artists' contributions and contributions from educational projects, workshops and exhibitions.
Des récits ordinaires (box set)
2014
French edition
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Through the notion of ecology of art, Des récits ordinaires (On ordinary conversations), a project by Grégory Castéra (curator), Yaël Kreplak (linguist) and Franck Leibovici (poet and artist), attempts to vizualise the various modes of existence of artworks.
Des Corps compétents (Sportifs, Artistes, Burlesques)
2014
French edition
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Actions and discussions around personal skills in art and other disciplines, physical and film (performances, video), sports and burlesque.
12th Lyon Biennale - Meanwhile... Suddently and Then
2013
bilingual edition (English / French)
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28.00 15.00 €
The book of the 12th edition of the international exhibition, curated by Icelandic curator Gunnar B. Kvaran.
Veduta / Lyon Biennal 2011 - A Terrible Beauty Is Born
2013
bilingual edition (English / French)
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(last copies available!)
30.00 15.00 €
A retrospective overview of the 11th edition of the Lyon Biennale, curated by Argentinean curator Victoria Noorthoorn, with a focus on the two parallel programs “Veduta” and “Resonance”, held in the Lyon conurbation and its region.
Au loin, une île !
2012
bilingual edition (English / French)
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14.00 7.00 €
Catalogue of a double exhibition dedicated to the contemporary British art scene.
11th Lyon Biennale - A Terrible Beauty Is Born
2011
bilingual edition (English / French)
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32.00 17.00 €
Catalogue of the 11th edition of the international exhibition, conceived by Argentinean curator Victoria Noorthoorn, gathering 78 artists from all over the world.
Veduta / Lyon Biennal 2009 - The Spectacle and the Everyday
2011
bilingual edition (English / French)
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30.00 15.00 €
Retrospective catalogue of the “Veduta” urban art program conceived alongside the 2009 Lyon Biennal, with various local actors and cultural and artistic institutions: an exploration of the diversity of visual cultures, guided by the core ideas of convergence and participation.
L\'art contemporain et la Côte d\'Azur - Un territoire pour l\'expérimentation – 1951-2011
2011
French edition
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Contemporary art and the French Riviera (a territory for experimentation).
Faire impression - L\'école d\'art de Mulhouse entre industrie et beaux-arts (1829-2009)
2011
French edition
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A postmodern portrait of French art schools outside Paris, from the example of Mulhouse, which evolved from industrial arts and fine arts to contemporary art and design.
L\'affaire des 1052 m2 - Les vitraux de la Cathédrale de Nevers
2011
French edition
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A reference book on contemporary church stained glass window: an extensive documentation on a monumental public commission involving five French major artists.