Les presses du réel – editions
 
2022
French edition
Les presses du réel – Literature – Al Dante
forthcoming
The fifth and final part of Michel Surya's Matériologies.
2022
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History – Œuvres en sociétés
forthcoming
For the first time, this study places Marta Minujín's performance on debt at the heart of a varied and long-term iconography. This pioneering work shows how works of art can become a powerful means to refute the idea of economic neutrality and the supposed equality of its participants, thus denouncing the hierarchies and balances of power, whether military, cultural or financial, necessary for the functioning of the current economic system.
2022
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History – Œuvres en sociétés
forthcoming
The little-known history of a major cultural encounter: a study of the reception of Chinese painting in the West and its artistic resonances, which underwent profound changes between the 19th century and the 1930s.
2022
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History – Œuvres en sociétés
forthcoming
The Art history reconsidered as a scientific discipline and form of discourse in the twentieth century, through a critical analysis of the work of Charles Sterling.
2022
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History – Œuvres en sociétés
forthcoming
The various dimensions of the landscape—mental, cultural and ideological, real and pictorial—in the emblematic works of Poussin, Le Lorrain, Bourdon and their contemporaries of the 17th century.
2022
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History – Œuvres en sociétés
forthcoming
Historical exchanges and common ground (of agreement or dissension) between literature and anthropology.
2022
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History – Œuvres en sociétés
forthcoming
An experience of introspection, an epistemological reflection and an act of resistance in the face of depersonalization, around the question of the name.
2022
French edition
Les presses du réel – Avant-gardes – L'écart absolu (Absolute Gap) – Fundamental
forthcoming
2022
French edition
Les presses du réel – Avant-gardes – L'écart absolu (Absolute Gap) – Fundamental
forthcoming
A fascinating exploration of the utopian origins and tumultuous 130-year history of the largest and longest-lived artists' community in the world.
2022
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Perceptions
forthcoming
Erik Avert - George Brecht, vers un art transdisciplinaire
2021
French edition
Les presses du réel – Avant-gardes – L'écart absolu (Absolute Gap) – Fundamental
forthcoming
Attempting to explore the transdisciplinary aspects of artistic practice, this book revisits a tipping point in art history: the invention of preconceptual and minimal art forms by George Brecht, a chemical engineer and artist.
Kitasono Katué - 1902-1978
2021
French edition
Les presses du réel – Avant-gardes – L'écart absolu (Absolute Gap) – Construction
forthcoming
Monograph.
The Return of DADA / Die Wiederkehr von DADA / Le Retour de DADA (4 volumes)
2021
trilingual edition (English / German / French)
Les presses du réel – Avant-gardes – Misceallenous
forthcoming
Reevaluating the scholarly knowledge about Dada and its legacy, this publication reconstructs how Dada was (re)invented in the 1950s and the 1960s, especially by the Dada protagonists themselves, and asks to what extent Dada's impulses are still relevant regarding current aesthetic, literary and cultural analyses.
2021
French edition
Les presses du réel – Avant-gardes – Délashiné!
forthcoming
2021
French edition
Les presses du réel – Avant-gardes – Délashiné!
forthcoming
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.
Richard Hertz - Jack Goldstein et la CalArts Mafia
2021
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.
Roula Matar - L\'architecture selon Gordon Matta-Clark
2021
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Misceallenous
forthcoming
The architectural proposals of Gordon Matta-Clark.
Zaven Paré - Le spectacle anthropomorphique - Entre les singes et les robots
2021
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Misceallenous
forthcoming
From the observation of a society of capuchin monkeys and thought experiments borrowed from theater, Zaven Paré, artist and researcher in interaction design, specialist in theater and robotics, attempts to dismantle the pitfalls of anthropomorphization, in an attention that seeks to preserve the irreducible character of an interspecific copresence.
Benjamin H. Bratton - Terraformation 2019
2021
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – ArTeC / Labex
forthcoming
A provocative and stimulating manifesto by Benjamin Bratton that promotes new ways of inhabiting (and artificialising) the planet, facing the environmental, economic and social crisis that radically belies the possibility of a continuation of the current globalised capitalist model.
2021
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Cinétisme
forthcoming
A selection of René Berger's lectures and the proceedings of a symposium he had organized around art, technology and communication.
2021
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Cinétisme
forthcoming
A critical history of VideoArt Festival Locarno.
Lara Bonneau - Lire l\'œuvre d\'Aby Warburg à la lumière de ses Fragments sur l\'expression
2021
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History – Œuvres en sociétés
forthcoming
Maurice Fréchuret - Images de l\'exil
2021
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History – Œuvres en sociétés
forthcoming
The images of exile in art history, from classical painting to the most contemporary production.
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