art & economy / art market

 
 
Jacques Attali - Éditoriaux du Journal des Arts - 2017-2018
2018
French edition
Jannink - All about art
Jacques Attali's chronicles on art.
Yaëlle Biro - Fabriquer le regard - Marchands, réseaux et objets d\'art africains à l\'aube du XXe siècle
2018
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History – Works in society
Based on a set of mostly unpublished archives, this book focuses on the role played by art dealers at the turn of the last century in the definition, promotion and circulation of African objects as artworks, in Europe and the United States.
Merlin Carpenter - “The Outside Can\'t Go Outside”
2018
English edition
Sternberg Press - Monographs and artists' books
Why has there been so much interest in “surplus value” in recent years? In “The Outside Can't Go Outside”, artist Merlin Carpenter considers how this term has been inserted into contemporary art theory following the financial crisis of 2007/8.
Sophie Cras - L\'économie à l\'épreuve de l\'art - Art et capitalisme dans les années 1960
2018
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History – Works in society
The history of capitalism of the 1960s revisited in the light of the artworks that challenged it.
Allan Sekula - Okeanos
2018
English edition
Sternberg Press - Monographs and artists' books
This publication is charting the Allan Sekula's research into and investigation of the oceans. It intersperses essays from scholars, historians, and thinkers with a selection of the artist's seminal texts and excerpts from his private notebooks.
David Signer - Économie de la sorcellerie
2017
French edition
An ethnological study of witchcraft in West Africa, based on field research conducted in five countries between 1994 and 2000.
Christian Marazzi - Le socialisme du capital
2017
French edition
Diaphanes - Transpositionen
The socialism of Capital: a collection of texts by economist Christian Marazzi on the new capitalist regime formed out of the 2008 crisis.
Marcus Verhagen - Flows and Counterflows - Globalisation in Contemporary Art
2017
English edition
Sternberg Press - History, Criticism and Theory
An historical survey of globalization in contemporary art.
 Goldin+Senneby - The Exquisite Corpse of August Nordenskiöld
2017
English edition
Sternberg Press - History, Criticism and Theory
A collection of multidisciplinary essays assembled as cadavres exquis and inspired by the magical-financial theories of Finnish-Swedish alchemist August Nordenskiöld (a project by Swedish artists' duo Goldin+Senneby).
Georg Keller - Georg Keller x Manor
2017
English edition
Edition Patrick Frey
Catalogue documenting a project that entertwines Georg Keller artistic one-man enterprise with Switzerland's biggest department store chain Manor. Interviews with employees at various levels of the corporate hierarchy form the first thread of the narrative. The second delves into the artist's creative work.
Allan Sekula - Photography at work
2017
bilingual edition (English / Arabic)
Art centers, museums, galleries & varia
Catalogue dedicated to the late American artist: an influential photographer, writer, filmmaker, theorist and critic whose works have been a unique reference in debates and conversations about photography, art and politics for over 40 years. The publication includes a historical and analytical text by curator Marie Muracciole, as well as a 20-page photographic booklet.
David Harvey - Abstract from the Concrete
2016
English edition
Sternberg Press - History, Criticism and Theory
Marxist geographer David Harvey opened his 2016 lecture at Harvard with a fact: between 2011 and 2013 China consumed 50 percent more cement than the United States had in the entire twentieth century. In Abstract from the Concrete, he asks why.
Tirdad Zolghadr - Traction
2016
English edition
Sternberg Press - History, Criticism and Theory
A polemical essay targeting the moral economy of indeterminacy in contemporary art.
Francis McKee - How to Know What\'s Really Happening
2016
English edition
Sternberg Press - History, Criticism and Theory
out of stock
In this post-truth era, how does one navigate the endless information available and choose a viable narrative of reality? In How to Know What's Really Happening Glasgow-based writer and curator Francis McKee looks at various techniques for determining verity, from those of spy agencies and whistle-blowers to mystics and scientists.
Kate Cooper - Look Book
2016
English edition
Sternberg Press - Monographs and artists' books
Kate Cooper stages CGI female models in a parody of lookbook. Reproducing the patterns of hypercapitalist aesthetics, her images underlie a powerful reflection on gender, representation, and the potentialities of the digital world.
 Helge Mooshammer & Peter Mörtenböck - Visual Cultures as Opportunity
2016
English edition
Sternberg Press - History, Criticism and Theory
Helge Mooshammer and Peter Mörtenböck analyze the networked spaces of global informal markets, the cultural frontiers of speculative investments, and recent urban protests, and discuss crucial shifts in the process of collective articulation within today's “crowd economy.”
Josephine Meckseper - 10 minutes after
2016
English edition
Sternberg Press - Monographs and artists' books
New monograph: Josephine Meckseper's work exposes the paradoxes of consumer culture through the combination of mass-produced objects with images and artefacts of historical and political events.
 Ryoichi Kurokawa & Novi_sad - Sirens (book + CD)
2016
English edition
Sub Rosa
(last copies available!)
Five immersive audiovisual works that combine digitally generated visuals by Kurokawa and sound explorations by Thanasis Kaproulias (working under the moniker Novi_sad). An impressive body of work which explores the aesthetics of data and the visual representation of economic crisis.
Colin Crouch - L\'étrange survie du néolibéralisme
2016
French edition
Diaphanes - Transpositionen
The new impact of corporations on both the state and the market as the new paradigm of neoliberalism.
Fabien Vallos - Chrématistique & Poièsis - Contribution à une théorie critique de l\'économie de l\'œuvre et de la <em>poièsis</em> (II, 3)
2016
French edition
Mix
Contribution to a critical theory of artwork's economy and poièsis.
Matthieu Laurette - Random (Demix)
2015
texts in English and French
Jannink - L'art en écrit
An artist's book based on excerpts and quotes from Matthieu Laurette's interviews, randomly arranged.
Matthieu Laurette - Random (Demix) - Limited edition
2015
French edition
Jannink - L'art en écrit
An artist's book based on excerpts and quotes from Matthieu Laurette's interviews, randomly arranged, with an original artwork signed by the artist.
 Mike Bouchet & Paul McCarthy - Powered A-Hole Spanish Donkey Sport Dick Drink Donkey Dong Dongs Sunscreen Model
2015
bilingual edition (English / German)
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
(last copies available!)
An extensive publication, documenting the process and final outcome of Powered A-Hole Spanish Donkey Sport Dick Drink Donkey Dong Dongs Sunscreen Model, a sensational and excessive exhibition by the two controversial artists which takes the form of a “Gesamtkunstwerk” pointing the multifaceted excesses of contemporary art production and commodification.
Claude Closky - Rectangulaire
2015
bilingual edition (English / French)
Art centers, museums, galleries & varia
A documentation on Claude Closky's artwork commissioned by the Paste association as part of the New Patrons program.
Allan Sekula - Ship of Fools / The Dockers\' Museum
2015
French edition
Frac Bretagne
Sekula's final work dedicated to labor solidarity in and around the docks.