Nieves

Nieves is an independent publishing house based in Zurich, Switzerland. Founded in 2001 by Benjamin Sommerhalder, Nieves' focus is on producing artist publications and zines.
 
Zurich
 
214 titles
 
John Porcellino - The Stoneware Jug
2022
English edition
forthcoming
The Stoneware Jug is a collection of poem-comics by Stefan Lorenzutti (words) and John Porcellino (pictures), in which American comix legend Porcellino (King-Cat, Thoreau at Walden) "pours" the adapted poems into his pen-and-ink panels, as if into a handmade vessel. 
Nieves Candle
2022
forthcoming
The Nieves wax candle!
Henry Roy - Ibiza Memories
2022
English edition
A 30-year archive of images from Franco-Haitian artist photographer Henry Roy's many trips to the island of Ibiza.
Ettore Sottsass - Architettura Attenuata
2022
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A series of drawings by the iconic Italian designer.
Kim Gordon - Chronicles - Vol.2
2022
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Chronicles Vol. 3 combines Kim Gordon's Real Estate Paintings with staged canvases photographed by Josephine Pryde in vacant apartments and offices in and around Kriens and Lucerne. The photos, which were taken using purely analog technology, create a disturbing and enraptured atmosphere.
Giasco Bertoli - Tennis Courts IV
2022
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Tennis Courts IV completes the subject of empty, abandoned courts, one after another like a long sequence shot through different seasons and different places.
Selina Trepp - Dirty Drawings
2022
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Selina Trepp's "dirty drawings".
Nakako Hayashi - Here and There
2022
bilingual edition (English / Japanese)
The 15th issue of Nakako Hayashi's graphic journal, celebrating the 20th anniversary of the project.
Jonathan Olivares - Seeing
2022
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The connections between design, skateboarding and graffiti in the practice of the American industrial designer.
Neil Farber - 99% Darkness
2022
English edition
99% Darkness is a compilation of recent collaborative paintings and drawings, featuring the night sky. Short scattered texts take inspiration from the cold vast emptiness of space, with applied human longings and hopes.
Ronan Bouroullec - Bas-Reliefs
2022
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Ronan Bouroullec's ceramic bas-reliefs.
Andriu Deplazes - Bodies in Scattered Light
2022
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New series of paintings by the Swiss artist, that examine the role of humankind in nature and within its social fabric on a philosophical-anthropological level.
Edie Fake - The Pieces
2022
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A series of collages by Edie Fake.
Keegan McHargue - New Paintings
2022
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A series of new semi-abstract oil paintings by the American artist.
Celestino Piatti - Hamsters
2022
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This small volume features drawings created by by the famous Swiss illustrator for Basler Rabattmarke BKG Liga.
Peter Piller - Materialien (J) - Peripheriewanderungen Bremen
2022
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Peter Piller's peripheral excursions around Bremen.
Bastien Aubry - Agglorhythmus
2021
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Bastien Aubry's sculptures.
Takashi Homma - Tokyo and my Daughter
2021
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The complete edition of Takashi Homma's acclaimed homage.
 Bastien Aubry & Dimitri Broquard - La Période Molle
2021
bilingual edition (English / French)
The iconic everyday objects, “soft” sculptures, ceramic pieces and collages by the Swiss duo.
Erlend Peder Kvam - Fiscal Cliff
2021
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The fiscal cliff according to Erlend Peder Kvam.
Emma Kunz - Penta
2021
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A selection of works on paper by Swiss visionary outsider artist and healer Emma Kunz (1892-1963), close to geometric abstraction.
Stefan Marx - Max, Maria, Andi & Co. - A giant circular painting
2020
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A series of drawings revisiting the history, the landscapes and the fantasy of Tyrol in Austria (leporello).
Ronan Bouroullec - Crayon-Pinceau
2020
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(last copies available!)
A small selection of Ronan Bouroullec's recent drawings.
Ingo Giezendanner - Sloppy Sleep
2020
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A series of drawings made in Paris with felt pen in small notebooks. The hours-long work on the drawings, which are all made right on the spot, displaces Giezendanner into meditation and lets him perceive the urban space in different ways.
Caro Niederer - Round Midnight
2020
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A series of still lifes and interior scenes by the Swiss artist.
Nigel Peake - Spring / Summer + Autumn / Winter (2 volume set)
2020
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Nigel Peake's drawings for Japanese distillery Mitosaya.
Rafael Pérez - Centro de la tierra - Multicolor y cambiante
2020
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Rafael Pérez' sketchbook presented in this publication was created in his studio in December 1992 in Dielsdorf, Zurich, as a Christmas present for his wife Ursula. Only minor alterations to the pagination, size and dedication have been made.
Aurel Schmidt - Trash Dolls
2020
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Aurel Schmidt's drawings.
Nakako Hayashi - Here and There - Collage Issue
2020
bilingual edition (English / Japanese)
The 14th issue of Nakako Hayashi's graphic journal, on the theme of collage.
Raymond Pettibon - Selected Works From 1982 To 2011
2020
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An anthology of Pettibon's drawings.
Dash Snow - Selected Works From 2001 To 2009
2020
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This Zine contains a selection of Dash Snow's critical Dada-esque collages, which range from cum-glittered tabloid covers starring Saddam Hussein to straight text pieces to sculptural works composed of items like books and skeletal fragments; and a smattering of the photographs and Polaroids that originally made Snow famous outside of street art culture, where he began writing graffiti.
Erlend Peder Kvam - Drawings of People with Signs
2019
English edition
Colorful characters express themselves through humorous signs.
Matt Lock - Suffering Vehicles
2019
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A series of illustrations depicting automobiles set in a chaotic post-apocalyptic world, inspired by the dystopian aesthetics of the 1980s and 1990s.
Shara Hughes - Portraits
2019
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A series of colorful invented landscapes, by American painter Shara Hughes.
Stefan Marx - Berlin Drawings
2019
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(last copies available!)
The everyday life of Stefan Marx in Berlin, in a 300-page volume of drawings.
Panayiotis Terzis - Megalith Zero
2019
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A collection of colorful paintings inspired by science fiction and classical Antiquity. A prequel to the artist's ongoing Megalith series of publications that acts as a PH sample of his broader painting, collage, and print studio practice.
Susan Cianciolo - I Love You
2019
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Susan Cianciolo's new artist's book.
 EYƎ - This Bird Know Rabit
2019
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Artist's book.
Harmony Korine - Key Zest
2019
English edition
The script of Harmony Korine's new movie The Beach Bum.
Nathalie du Pasquier - Fair Game Leipzig
2019
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(last copies available!)
Artist's book.
Stefan Marx - Mac DeMarco
2019
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During Mac DeMarco's European Tour in the fall 2017 Stefan Marx joined the band for a few stops to draw on stage during Mac DeMarco's live performance. Hiding in the back of the band, he got time to capture a unique view on the five musicians, the whole performance, some behind the scenes moments and the audience. This artist book contains most of the drawings from these concerts and is compiled by Stefan Marx, it is his 26th publication with Nieves.
Erik Steinbrecher - Ausmalbuch
2019
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New works on paper.
Keiichi Tanaami - Tears of Dreams
2019
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Artist's book.
Adam Higton - Who am I?
2019
English edition
A children's book conceived by illustrator Adam Higton. It's small square size was inspired by the Pixi children's books and by the Nupuset series from Petomies.
Giasco Bertoli - Tennis Courts III
2018
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Tennis Courts III completes the subject of empty, abandoned courts, one after another like a long sequence shot through different seasons and different places.
Maren Karlson - Girl
2018
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A series of hallucinatory illustrations inspired by psychedelic art and the darkest side of fairy tales.
Ari Marcopoulos - Boarding Pass
2018
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A series of off-the-cuff photographs demonstrating the poetic experience of air travel (artist's book).
Clare Goodwin - Dennis and Denise
2018
English edition
Five writers respond to Clare Goodwin's painting Dennis and Denise (2018), offering narrative foils to Goodwin's visual language. Dennis and Denise is neither described nor explained, but serves as a catalyst for literary experimentation. The texts, in turn, illustrate the painting's wealth of implicit meaning (texts by Tony Grisoni, Rebecca Geldard, Chris Fite-Wassilak, Frances Loeffler, Aoife Rosenmeyer, J. Emil Sennewald).
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