Palais de Tokyo

The Palais de Tokyo, one of the leading contemporary art institutions located in Paris, documents and extends its activities through catalogues, Palais magazine, and a series of monographic books co-published with Les presses du réel.
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Mimosa Echard - Sporal
2022
bilingual edition (English / French)
Les presses du réel – Contemporary art – Palais de Tokyo (Paris)
First monograph.
Palais
2022
bilingual edition (English / French)
This issue of the magazine Palais is published on the occasion of a season of exhibitions at the Palais de Tokyo entitled Reclaim the Earth:, which brings together fourteen artists who seek to develop new connections with nature, the living world and the environment.
Palais
2021
bilingual edition (English / French)
In an echo to appeals in the collective exhibition Ubuntu, a Lucid Dream—calls for revolt, as well as for wisdom and reparation—this issue of the magazine Palais is published on the occasion of a season of exhibitions at the Palais de Tokyo, which foregrounds artists whose practices cross borders and restore the capacity for action, to ideas, forms, and cultures which are more nomadic than static.
Anne Imhof - Palais - Natures Mortes
2021
bilingual edition (English / French)
On the occasion of Natures Mortes, her carte blanche at the Palais de Tokyo, the artist Anne Imhof is the guest editor-in-chief of issue 31 of the magazine PALAIS.
Ulla von Brandenburg -
2020
bilingual edition (English / French)
Les presses du réel – Contemporary art – Palais de Tokyo (Paris)
New monograph.
Our World Is Burning
2020
bilingual edition (English / French)
A political view of international contemporary creation seen from the Gulf region, where wars and diplomatic tensions have constantly determined the history of the early 21st century (exhibition catalogue).
Palais - Future, Former, Fugitive
2019
bilingual edition (English / French)
The issue 30 of the magazine Palais is published on the occasion of the exhibition “Future, Former, Fugitive,” presented at Palais de Tokyo from 16 October 2019 to 5 January 2020. This exhibition devoted to a French scene is based on an open view of belonging to a land and it escapes from the effects of a tabula rasa dictating that one generation eclipses another. It unites a good forty artists born between the 1930s and the 1990s, but who all live and work in and within their era.
Palais - City Prince/sses
2019
bilingual edition (English / French)
Palais magazine is devoting its issue #29 to the exhibition “City Prince/sses”, presented at the Palais de Tokyo from 21 June to 8 September 2019. Artists, fashion designers, filmmakers, musicians, DJs, tattoo artists, experimenters: about fifty creators coming from Dhaka, Lagos, Manila, Mexico City and Tehran are investing the Palais de Tokyo which has become an imaginary city, multiple and complex, open, messy, thundering and creative.
Julien Creuzet -
2019
bilingual edition (English / French)
Les presses du réel – Contemporary art – Palais de Tokyo (Paris)
First monograph dedicated to French artist, videographer, performer and poet Julien Creuzet.
Angelica Mesiti -
2019
bilingual edition (English / French)
Les presses du réel – Contemporary art – Palais de Tokyo (Paris)
First monograph.
Le Toguna - Une œuvre collective dédiée à la transmission des savoirs imaginée par des artistes et des artisans d\'art
2018
French edition
The Toguna is a collective work co-created by craftsmen and visual artists, a space of conviviality and sharing in the heart of the Palais de Tokyo. This publication follows the project's genesis through texts and images, and addresses the questions raised by the collaboration between craftsmen and artists.
Laure Prouvost -
2018
bilingual edition (English / French)
Les presses du réel – Contemporary art – Palais de Tokyo (Paris)
New monograph.
Palais - Another Banana Day for the Dream-Fish
2018
bilingual edition (English / French)
Issue #27 of Palais is devoted to the exhibition “Another banana day for the dream-fish” at the Palais de Tokyo (June-September 2018). This exhibition brings together the works of some thirty artists and craftsmen on the theme of childhood fantasy.
Camille Henrot - Palais - Days are Dogs
2017
bilingual edition (English / French)
On the occasion of her carte blanche at the Palais de Tokyo from 18 October 2017 to 7 January 2018, French artist Camille Henrot is the guest editor-in-chief of this issue 26 of the magazine Palais, devoted entirely to the exhibition “Days are Dogs.”
Palais - The Dream of Forms
2017
bilingual edition (English / French)
The magazine of Palais de Tokyo is devoting its issue # 25 to the exhibition “Le Rêve des formes” (The Dream of Forms), dedicated to the relations between science and contemporary art. The exhibition is presented at the Palais de Tokyo from June 14 to September 10, 2017, and organised on the occasion of the twentieth birthday of Le Fresnoy – Studio National des Arts Contemporains.
Dorian Gaudin -
2017
bilingual edition (English / French)
Les presses du réel – Contemporary art – Palais de Tokyo (Paris)
First monograph.
Abraham Poincheval -
2017
bilingual edition (English / French)
Les presses du réel – Contemporary art – Palais de Tokyo (Paris)
First monograph.
Palais - Arts urbains
2016
bilingual edition (English / French)
Around the Palais de Tokyo's programme dedicated to urban art, Palais magazine is devoting its latest issue to artists whose work has been developed in the street.
Marguerite Humeau -
2016
bilingual edition (English / French)
Les presses du réel – Contemporary art – Palais de Tokyo (Paris)
First monograph.
Mika Rottenberg -
2016
bilingual edition (English / French)
Les presses du réel – Contemporary art – Palais de Tokyo (Paris)
New monograph.
Jean-Michel Alberola -
2016
bilingual edition (English / French)
Les presses du réel – Contemporary art – Palais de Tokyo (Paris)
New monograph.
 Florian & Michaël Quistrebert -
2016
bilingual edition (English / French)
Les presses du réel – Contemporary art – Palais de Tokyo (Paris)
First monograph.
Ragnar Kjartansson -
2015
bilingual edition (English / French)
Les presses du réel – Contemporary art – Palais de Tokyo (Paris)
New monograph.
Mélanie Matranga -
2015
bilingual edition (English / French)
Les presses du réel – Contemporary art – Palais de Tokyo (Paris)
First monograph.
Céleste Boursier-Mougenot -
2015
bilingual edition (English / French)
Les presses du réel – Contemporary art – Palais de Tokyo (Paris)
New monograph.
Jesper Just -
2015
bilingual edition (English / French)
Les presses du réel – Contemporary art – Palais de Tokyo (Paris)
New monograph.
Patrick Neu -
2015
bilingual edition (English / French)
Les presses du réel – Contemporary art – Palais de Tokyo (Paris)
(last copies available!)
New monograph.
Palais - At the Edge of the Worlds
2015
bilingual edition (English / French)
Issue #21 of Palais is entirely devoted to the exhibition “Le Bord des mondes” [“At the Edge of the Worlds”] at the Palais de Tokyo (February-May 2015). By exploring territories that lie outside the art world and bringing to light unique gestures that give way to new forms of creation, the exhibition aims to renew and expand the field of our artistic attentiveness in an attempt to see, experience and conceptualize the world by liberating ourselves from the categories that order it.
Palais
2014
bilingual edition (English / French)
Palais #20 reflects the new season of exhibitions at the Palais de Tokyo, more particularly with the exhibition “Inside”, with contributions from a large number of writers, philosophers, curators, anthropologists, historians, architects and researchers; David Maljković; “Inside China: inside the Giant”; a visual contribution by Shahryar Nashat; a focus on five emerging artists from the contemporary art scene: Jean-Marie Appriou, Virginie Gouband, Louise Pressager, Enrique Ramírez, and Qingmei Yao.
Palais
2014
bilingual edition (English / French)
Chiming with “L'État du ciel” [The Sky's State], the new season of exhibitions at the Palais de Tokyo, from February to September 2014, this issue of the magazine Palais brings together contributions by a large number of artists, writers, critics and researchers (Hiroshi Sugimoto, Thomas Hirschhorn, Georges Didi-Huberman & Arno Gisinger, Marie de Brugerolle & Gérard Wajcman, Ed Atkins, David Douard, Michaela Eichwald, Angelika Markul...).
Palais
2013
bilingual edition (English / French)
This issue of the magazine of Palais de Tokyo underlines the importance of the recently defined curator figure and sheds light upon current exhibition practices he developed (360 pages, including a special issue of the American journal on curatorial practices and exhibition making The Exhibitionist)
Palais
2013
bilingual edition (English / French)
Julio Le Parc, “New impressions of Raymond Roussel”, François Curlet, Daniel Dewar & Grégory Gicquel, Joachim Koester, Evariste Richer...
Palais
2012
bilingual edition (English / French)
“Imagination Adrift”, Fabrice Hyber, Neïl Beloufa, Damir Očko, Markus Schinwald, Ryan Gander, Helen Marten...
Claude Closky - This & There
2012
bilingual edition (English / French)
Catalog published to accompany the eponymous exhibition at the Fondation d'Entreprise Ricard and beyond, celebrating the tenth anniversary of the Pavillon Neuflize OBC, the Palais de Tokyo's research lab. A project curated by and a book edited by Claude Closky.
Palais - The history of the Palais de Tokyo from 1937 to today, and until tomorrow
2012
bilingual edition (English / French)
The magazine of Palais de Tokyo, in the inaugural issue of its new formula, tells the story of over seventy years of artistic life (special issue).
From Yodeling to Quantum Physics... - Prestige
2012
bilingual edition (English / French)
The final opus and the prologue of the Palais de Tokyo's annual publications series.
Alexandre Singh - Palais / - The Pledge
2011
bilingual edition (English / French)
Special issue created by the artist Alexandre Singh, with Alfredo Arias, Simon Fujiwara, Michel Gondry, Donatien Grau, Leah Kelly, Danny Rubin, and Marc-Olivier Wahler.
From Yodeling to Quantum Physics... - 2010 A-Z
2011
bilingual edition (English / French)
The exhibitions, artists and key concepts of the programming: the comprehensive survey of the activities of the Palais de Tokyo in 2010.
Palais / - Fall 2010
2010
bilingual edition (English / French)
Carte blanche to Adam McEwen / Fresh Hell / Hugo von Hofmannsthal / H.C. Westermann / Sharons Hayes / Rob Pruitt / exhibition guide...
Palais / - Summer 2010
2010
bilingual edition (English / French)
Dynasty special issue, with 40 innovative contributions by international artists: an overview of a young generation of French artists highlighted in the spaces of the Musée d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris/ARC and the Palais de Tokyo.
From Yodeling to Quantum Physics... - 2009 A-Z
2010
bilingual edition (English / French)
The exhibitions, artists and key concepts of the programming: the comprehensive survey of the activities of the Palais de Tokyo in 2009.
Palais / - Spring 2010
2010
bilingual edition (English / French)
Pergola (Laith Al-Amiri, Valentin Carron, Charlotte Posenenske, Serge Spitzer, Raphaël Zarka) / John Brinskerhoff Jackson / Daniel Pinson / Raphaël Zarka & DeValence / Benjamin Lafore & Sébastien Martinez Barat / exhibition guide and a selection of books, music, movies, games and events around Pergola...
Palais / - Spring 2009
2009
bilingual edition (English / French)
Gakona / Cory Doctorow / Ceal Floyer / Roman Signer / Laurent Grasso / Micol Assaël / exhibitions guide and a selection of books, music, movies, and events around Gakona...
Palais / - Fall 2009
2009
bilingual edition (English / French)
Chasing Napoleon / Theodore J. Kaczynski / Ola Pehrson / Ronald Creagh / François Specq / Dieter Roth / Paul Lafolley / exhibition guide and a selection of books, music, movies, games and events around Chasing Napoleon...
From Yodeling to Quantum Physics...
2009
bilingual edition (English / French)
The exhibitions, artists and key concepts of the programming: the comprehensive survey of the activities of the Palais de Tokyo in 2008.
Palais / - Summer 2009
2009
bilingual edition (English / French)
Spy Numbers / Pascal Broccolichi / Matt O'dell / François Forme / Louis Kaplan / Ken Gonzales-Day / exhibition guide and a selection of books, music, movies, games and events around Spy Numbers...
Palais / - Spring 2008
2008
bilingual edition (English / French)
Loris Gréaud – Cellar Door / carte blanche to Pascal Rousseau / Frédéric Migayrou / Erik Davis / Bertrand Méheust / Géraldine Fabre / Gianni Motti / exhibition guide and a selection of books, musics, films and events around Cellar Door...
Palais / - Summer 2008
2008
bilingual edition (English / French)
Superdome / Naomi Klein / Daniel Firman / Jonathan Monk / Fabien Giraud & Raphaël Siboni / Arcangelo Sassolino / exhibitions guide and a selection of books, music, movies, and events around Superdome...
Chen Zhen - The discussions
2003
English edition
Les presses du réel – Artists' Writings – Miscellaneous
Chen Zhen talks to Daniel Buren, Hou Hanru, Eleonor Heartney, Emma Lavigne, Ken Lum, Enrico Lunghi, Yves Michaux, Hans-Ulrich Obrist, Jérôme Sans and Nari Ward and others who shared his adventure in art.
Tomás Saraceno - Palais - On air
2018
bilingual edition (English / French)
sold out
On the occasion of his carte blanche at the Palais de Tokyo (from 17 October 2018 to 6 January 2019), the artist Tomás Saraceno is the guest editor-in-chief of issue 28 of the magazine Palais.
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