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Eugenio Tibaldi - Informal Inclusion
2024
bilingual edition (English / Italian)
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forthcoming
Informal Inclusion poetically unveils the violence of a world, our own, that is the offspring of our forgotten colonial world, and is crossed each day by migratory processes that transform the social and geographic fabric thanks to the paradoxically "inclusive" power of the dynamics that are generated in the marginal spaces.
Roma, a portrait - Festival of Foreign Academies and Cultural Institutes
2024
bilingual edition (English / Italian)
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forthcoming
Catalogue of the first edition of a project that turns Palazzo Esposizioni on an annual basis into a primary observatory for exploring the visions and the research go those foreign scholars and artists who spend a period of residency in Rome every year, a guests of the Academies and Cultural Institutes that have been part of a city's life since the seventeenth century.
Yves Scherer - Sirens - Selected Tatami Works
2021
English edition
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Yves Scherer's Tatami mats series.
The Dreamers
2021
English edition
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The catalogue of the 2021 Belgrade Biennale, exploring the space of dream as a metaphorical space of freedom, capable of re-reading categories, rules, and the most common certainties.
Real_Italy
2020
bilingual edition (English / Italian)
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A panorama of the contemporary art scene in Italy (exhibition catalogue).
Ana Manso - Agar
2020
trilingual edition (English / Italian / Portuguese)
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This book surveys the work made in the last few years by Portuguese artist Ana Manso.
Patrizio Di Massimo -
2020
English edition
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First monograph.
Caroline Mesquita - The Ballad
2019
bilingual edition (English / French)
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currently out of stock
The catalogue of the eponymous exhibition by Caroline Mesquita, published on the occasion of her Fondation Ricard Prize. The French artist works primarily with metal, creating sculptures and staged video with strong narratives.
Ascending from the Liquid Horizon
2019
bilingual edition (English / French)
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Ascending from the Liquid Horizon focuses on the possibilities and potentials once proposed by speculative narratives about the future, and reflects on the realm that is currently emerging from the intersection of science, corporate interests, and ecology. Vast developments in technology, advancing hand in hand with rapid climate change, predict a situation far more complex than the current one, defined by an environment where technology levels nature and notions of the biological, natural and terrestrial need to be revised.
Low Form - Imaginaries and Visions in the Age of Artificial Intelligence
2018
bilingual edition (English / Italian)
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This catalogue presents an exploration of artistic imaginaries in the age of artificial intelligence. A series of essays examine these new aesthetics through various historical, contemporary and conceptual perspectives. The publication also includes a series of projects by artists such as Ian Cheng, Cécile B. Evans, Avery K Singer, Luca Trevisani…
George Henry Longly - We all love your life
2018
English edition
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This catalogue documents an eponymous exhibition by the British artist inspired by the daily lives of astronauts in space. The publication presents a series of images of the exhibition together with unpublished photos by the NASA. The book also includes a conversation between the artist and Victor Buchli, a NASA astronaut.
Athena Papadopoulos - A Tittle-Tattle-Tell-A-Tale-Heart (2 vol.)
2018
English edition
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The first artist book by Athena Papadopoulos conceived as a diary and a novel. The publication is a collection of drawings and thoughts of the artist in the form of a romance, published in two different editions.
Baltic Triennial 13 - Give up the Ghost
2018
English edition
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The catalogue of the 13th edition of the Baltic Triennial which takes place in three venues: Contemporary Art Centre Vilnius, Tallinn Art Hall and Kim? Contemporary Art Center Riga. The publication includes a range of curatorial and critical voices to provide highly individual reflections on each of the artists, poets and musicians taking part in the project.
Gianandrea Poletta - Taboo
2018
English edition
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Positioning itself between drawing, sculpture and writing, the work of Gianandrea Poletta is defined by the artist's own life experiences. In his first artist's book, a selection of short stories written in the first person, lo-fi cell phone pictures, and a rich array of ink and marker pen drawings, are brought together in a sequence that overlaps mediums and temporalities.
Riccardo Baruzzi - Del disegno disposto alla pittura
2017
bilingual edition (English / Italian)
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The first monograph on Riccardo Baruzzi, containing a selection of images of works made from 2010 to the present and writings by Alessandro Rabottini, Davide Ferri and Luca Bertolo. A perfect introduction to the italian artist's practice, which explores the notion of the unfinished and the provisional by way of an aesthetic investigation of drawing through the body of the painting.
Francesco Arena - Six Horizons, Six Roads, Ten Landscapes
2017
bilingual edition (English / Italian)
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In this new book time and space, which are fundamental aspects of Arena's work, are encapsulated in six horizons, six roads and ten landscapes. Essays by Mario Fortunato and Andrea Viliani, together with statements written by Arena himself on each work here published, examine in depth the practice of one of the most interesting artists in the Italian and International artistic scenes.
Ed Fornieles - Micro Unit of Two
2017
English edition
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Quoting excerpts from Keller Easterling's 2014 essay Extrastatecraft: The Power of Infrastructure Space, this coloring book tells the story of two characters, a fox (the artist) and a cat, and their special relationship, made of exotic travels, dreams and nightmares, struggles and desires.
Performing The Institution(al) - Vol. 4 & 5
2016
bilingual edition (English / Portuguese)
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These volumes document Kunsthalle Lissabon's fourth and fifth year of activity, which happened between 2013 and 2014.
Jay Heikes - Consequences
2016
bilingual edition (English / Italian)
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This publication documents a project initiated by Jay Heikes whose purpose is to reflect on collaboration as artistic practice.
Erik Saglia - A.E. Abstract Existence
2016
bilingual edition (English / Italian)
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This volume documents a series of site-specific works by four artists looking at existence from an abstractionist point of view.
André Guedes - Sketches for an Anthology
2016
bilingual edition (English / Portuguese)
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Addressing fifteen years—from 1999 to 2014—of André Guedes's artistic practice, this monograph also proves to be the medium of a reflexion on anthological exhibitions.
 Goldschmied & Chiari - La démocratie est illusion
2016
English edition
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This monographic catalogue collects the visuals of works focusing on the relationship between the activities of the intelligence agencies and magic practices during the Cold War era.
Emanuel Röhss - Location Scout
2016
English edition
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Location Scout is an artist's book by Emanuel Röhss conceived as part of a 2015 project that addresses the interrelation between the Ennis House built by architect Frank Lloyd Wright in Los Angeles in 1924 and the Hollywood film industry in particular and the production of pop culture at large.
Michael Manning - 100 Paintings
2016
English edition
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A luxurious artist book by Michael Manning gathering a selection of 100 digital drawings, each from four distinct series of paintings.
Benjamin Tiven - Scrim Sinews
2015
English edition
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This artist's book documents a dialog, exchange, and collaboration between Per-Oskar Leu and Benjamin Tiven, from summer 2013 through the winter of 2015.
Francesco Arena -
2014
English edition
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Reference monograph, featuring Francesco Arena's works collection and his most important shows from 2004 to 2014, with texts by Marcella Beccaria, Lorenzo Benedetti, Florence Derieux and Ara H. Merjian.
Ursula Nistrup - Eavesdropping
2014
English edition
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Artist's book (each book contains 4 different types of paper handmade by the artist).
Commercial Road Project - 2011-2013
2014
English edition
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Catalogue / collective artists' book.
Francesco Arena - Masse Sepolte
2014
bilingual edition (English / Italian)
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A complete documentation on Francesco Arena's installation for the Italian Pavilion at the 55th Venice Biennale.
Dario D\'Aronco - (Eidolon) - 3 illustrations for voice
2014
English edition
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Artist's book.
Gabriele de Santis - AB
2012
English edition
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Artist's book (contributions by Adam Carr, Daria Irincheeva, Jacopo Miliani, Maria Loboda, Marie Lund, Rebecca Digne, Tenzing Barshee, Stefano Raimondi, Ruth Proctor, Lucy Woodhouse, Thomas Kratz, Antonia Alampi, Meriç Algün Ringborg, and Elisabetta Benassi).
Marco Raparelli - Permafrost
2012
English edition
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Artist's book: about 180 plates, portrays a collectivity, gathered in its different human manifestations, in the infinite variety of the characters and typologies that only apparently seem fantastical characters.
Ian Tweedy - Crisis
2012
English edition
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Artist's book: a selection of works from 2009 to 2012 over various pages of the original title Missiles of the World, 1972.
Jorinde Voigt - Views on Views on Decameron
2012
bilingual edition (English / Italian)
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An artist's book inspired by Boccaccio's Decameron, which explores the relationship between text and image, addressing the literary and visual culture of Italy.
Patrick Procktor - A View From a Window
2023
bilingual edition (English / Italian)
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sold out
A monographic itinerary on Patrick Procktor (1936-2003), a leading, contradictory and flamboyant figure in the London art scene of the 1960s and 1970s, through a selection of about sixty works, including paintings, watercolors and drawings.
Jonas Mekas - Images are real
2023
bilingual edition (English / Italian)
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sold out
A retrospective devoted to Jonas Mekas's 70-year activity within and beyond the history of avant-garde cinema.
Clubbing - Hubert
2021
bilingual edition (English / French)
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sold out
Issue dedicated to the iconic Parisian club Les Bains Douches.
Davide Balliano - Building Body
2018
bilingual edition (English / Italian)
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sold out
This catalogue traces a comprehensive itinerary within the artist's rigorous and appealing body of work. A research where austere geometric forms, shaped in tones of white and black, become the alphabet of an open reflection on the world. The publication includes an interview with Balliano by curator Chrissie Iles, a critical essay by Luigi Fassi, and a rich collection of images.
Maaike Schoorel - Elemento
2016
English edition
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sold out
A comprehensive monograph, including preparatory documents and two essays by Jens Hoffmann and Alessandro Rabottini to better understand the delicate paintings of Dutch artist Maaike Schoorel.
Diego Marcon - A script for Dick
2014
English edition
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sold out
A collection of 38 short, self-contained episodes (artist's book).
The Ritual of the Snake
2014
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sold out
A collection of 80 images, selected by eight artists and eight curators, dedicated to the identification and construction of a personal and collective imaginary, in tribute to Aby Warburg's lecture on Serpent Ritual.
Luca Trevisani - The Art of Folding for Young and Old
2012
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sold out
Artist's book based on a Chinese book of origami and paper folding.
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