(SIC)

(SIC) is an annual Belgian magazine adopting a specific art history approach to deal with modern and contemporary art.
The eponymous association also publishes a thematic books series.
 
 
33 titles
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Michael Taussig - I Swear I Saw This - Sur quelques dessins de carnets de terrain
2019
French edition
In I Swear I Saw This, Michael Taussig highlights the heuristic function of the sketches and drawings made by the ethnographer in his notebooks.
Pierre Lauwers - Theory and Problems
2019
no text
This artist's book presents a series of silkscreens on wall made by Pierre Lauwers between 2014 and 2018. These murals were digitally reproduced and reduced to 1:4 for offset printing.
Olivier Foulon - Isa Genzken\'s Ring
2018
English edition
This artist's book designed by Belgian artist Olivier Foulon is the result of a years-long research on an abandoned sculpture project by Isa Genzken in Rotterdam. It features two essays on Isa Genzken by Jan van Adrichem, a section gathering archival documents, and a comprehensive press kit referring to the aborted project.
Raphaël Pirenne - 1 + 1 = 3 - Alberto Giacometti – dialectique et fétichisme
2018
French edition
A study on the structural continuity in Alberto Giacometti's work, beyond the formal rupture engaged after his surrealist period.
Sophie Nys - Divided we stand, together we fall
2017
English edition
This artist's book presents a set of photographs made by Belgian artist Sophie Nys during her stay in Zurich. It features each of the modernist fountains produced by designer Alfred Aebersold in the 1970s and scattered throughout the Swiss city. The images are associated with amusing and clever captions written by Leila Peacock, a Scottish artist living in Zurich.
Anaël Lejeune - La théorie à l\'œuvre - L\'art conceptuel américain
2017
French edition
Conceptual art in the United States (1965-1975): theoretical tools and European influence.
(SIC) - Ivresses
2015
French edition (one text in English)
This seventh issue gathers six polymorphic texts about the many aspects of drunkenness and intoxication in art and society (with Sébastien S. Th. Biset, Antoine Boute, Emmanuel Giraud, Pierre Hemptinne, Tom Marioni, Véronique Nahoum-Grappe).
Atopolis
2015
bilingual edition (English / French)
Catalogue.
Michel Assenmaker - L\'Écart et l\'accolade
2015
French edition
L'Écart et l'Accolade gathers 23 texts of various kinds dedicated to contemporary artists, artistic practices, the art critic, exhibitions and curatorial activities.
(SIC) - Dieter Lesage – Art, Research and Politics – Essays in curatorial Criticism (1999-2014)
2015
English edition
“Livre VI” of the (SIC) journal takes the form of a book by Dutch-speaking Belgian philosopher Dieter Lesage (director of RITS | School of Arts). “Art, Research and Politics. Essays in Curatorial Criticism (1999-2014)” spans fifteen years of Lesage's critical interventions in the field of art, politics, and culture, analyzing and unraveling curatorial rhetorics and strategies which during that period marked the so-called art world.
Ann Reynolds - Robert Smithson - Du New Jersey au Yucatán, leçons d\'ailleurs
2014
French edition
A comprehensive examination of Robert Smithson's work and creative process.
Biennale de Venise 2013
2014
French edition
The catalogue of the artists' residency curated by (SIC) at the 55th Venice Biennale, with about 15 Belgian visual and video artists and authors.
Walter Swennen - So Far So Good
2013
English edition
Retrospective monograph of one of the most uncompromising and experimental painters working today.
Walter Swennen - So Far So Good
2013
bilingual edition (Dutch / English)
Retrospective monograph of one of the most uncompromising and experimental painters working today.
Walter Swennen - So Far So Good
2013
bilingual edition (English / French)
Retrospective monograph of one of the most uncompromising and experimental painters working today (also available in English and Dutch / English editions).
Pierre Leguillon - Dubuffet Typographer
2013
bilingual edition (English / French)
out of stock
A tribute to the French artist Jean Dubuffet (1901–1985) and to the typographic strategies with which Dubuffet achieves, on a visual level, his plan to destroy language through books and lithographs.
French Theory and American Art
2013
English edition
The first in-depth study of the reception of “French Theory” by American artists since the early 1960's.
(SIC) - Alphaville Alfaville – Jean-Luc Godard
2012
French edition
The reception of Jean-Luc Godard's oeuvre by American visual artists.
Branden W. Joseph - Random Order - Robert Rauschenberg et la néo-avant-garde
2012
French edition
French edition of a study which not only offers new interpretations of Rauschenberg's work, but also deepens our understanding of the entire neo-avant-garde project.
Raphaël Van Lerberghe - Sans titre (écoutant)
2012
French edition
Artist's book.
(SIC) - Andy Warhol – To shoe or not to shoe
2012
French edition
Andy Warhol special issue.
Jacqueline Mesmaeker - Œuvres 1975-2011
2012
French edition
First monograph: a survey of the Belgian artist's work over more than 35 years.
Peter Wächtler - The Set
2012
English edition
currently out of stock
Artist's book (a detailed and distanced description by Peter Wächtler of his experience as an extra on Bryan Singer's film "Valkyrie").
Jacqueline Mesmaeker - Until it Fitted! - L\'innocence – Signed edition
2010
French edition
Edition de tête limitée à 50 exemplaires munis d'un carnet signé et numérotés.