Contemporary art

 
 
Elena Vogman - La danse des valeurs - Sergueï Eisenstein et le Capital de Marx
2023
French edition
Diaphanes - Think Art
forthcoming
Researcher Elena Vogman examines the unpublished archival material relating to the film adaptation of Karl Marx's Capital by Sergei Eisenstein. The analysis of these materials reveals the clear and ambitious idea that animated the Soviet filmmaker for this aborted project: to build a visual theorization of value.
 Charlemagne Palestine - Aa Sschmmettrroossppecctivve
2023
English edition
MER. B&L
forthcoming
1000 pictures and documents from the work and life of Charlemagne Palestine explode from the pages of the book, superimposed in "strumming" layers, weaving the historical and present (new expanded edition).
Orshi Drozdik - Adventures in Technos Dystopium: Orshi Drosdik, The first two decades (1973-1993)
2023
English edition
MER. B&L
forthcoming
A comprehensive overview of the Hungarian post-conceptual and feminist artist's practice in the first decades of her fifty-year long career, including several of her writings.
Angel Vergara - We, the Works of Art
2023
English edition
MER. B&L
forthcoming
The most complete monograph devoted to the Belgian artist of Spanish origin, heir to Ensor, Broodthaers and Beuys.
Doug Aitken - Mirage
2023
English edition
JRP|Editions - Monographs
forthcoming
With numerous special printing features, this luxurious accordion-fold volume documents and embodies Aitken’s exploration of mirrored surfaces in architecture.
Louisa Gagliardi -
2023
English edition
JRP|Editions - Monographs
forthcoming
Interrogating painterliness: the first monograph on the photoshopped art of Louisa Gagliardi.
Paul Neagu -
2023
English edition
JRP|Editions - Monographs
forthcoming
The first comprehensive monograph on the Romanian-born, UK-based artist Paul Neagu (1938-2004), whose oeuvre transcends traditional artistic disciplines, and who was for several decades an important source of inspiration for young artists, curators and intellectuals.
Magali Reus - Charges
2023
English edition
JRP|Editions - Monographs
forthcoming
This immersive artist's book presents three new series by Dutch artist Magali Reus: the Settings sculptural series of transformed No Parking signs, and the photo-series Trucks and Flowers.
Mapping Krasinski\'s Studio
2023
English edition
JRP|Editions - Hapax
forthcoming
This intimate publication documents an iconic art space of the 20th century, the Warsaw apartment and studio of Polish artists Henryk Stazewski (1894–1988) and Edward Krasinski (1925–2004)—a lively artistic and social space shared by multiple artists.
Sheila Hicks - A Matter of Scale
2023
English edition
JRP|Editions - Hapax
forthcoming
Sheila Hicks' recent monumental and architectural-based projects.
The Artificial Kid (+ CD)
2022
Tombolo Presses
forthcoming
Publication based on a cycle of exhibitions and events conceived by curator and art critic Elsa Vettier, inspired by the narrative arc of Bruce Sterling's 1980 science fiction novel of the same name, around questions of visibility, artificiality, control, surveillance, seduction and disappearance.
Dialogical Imaginations - Aisthesis as Social Perception and New Ideas of Humanism
2022
English edition
Diaphanes - Misceallenous
forthcoming
A transdisciplinary reevaluation of the dialogical character of humanism.
Hans Ulrich Obrist - The Indian Files
2022
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Documents
JRP|Editions - Documents (co-edition Les presses du réel)
forthcoming
A much-needed mapping of the Indian art scene.
Ed Ruscha - A Reader
2022
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Documents
JRP|Editions - Documents (co-edition Les presses du réel)
forthcoming
Renewing our understanding of Ruscha's art.
 General Idea - Ecce Homo
2022
English edition
JRP|Editions - Monographs
forthcoming
The General Idea drawings.
Mungo Thomson -
2022
English edition
JRP|Editions - Monographs
forthcoming
First comprehensive monograph, surveying three key series spanning Mungo Thomson's investigations into mass culture and everyday perceptual experience.
Artistic Ecologies - New Compasses and Tools
2022
English edition
Sternberg Press - History, Criticism and Theory
forthcoming
Avenues for engaged pedagogies, collective learning, and artistic ecologies that can engender new institutionalities.
Ina Blom - Houses To Die In and Other Essays on Art
2022
English edition
Sternberg Press - History, Criticism and Theory
forthcoming
Art critical essays focusing on artworks that, in various ways, convey a sense of unheroic "trouble."
Brian Dillon - In Pieces - Writings on Art, Etc.
2022
English edition
Sternberg Press - History, Criticism and Theory
forthcoming
A collection of critical, polemic, and personal essays composed in the past decade.
Viktor Misiano - Curator without a System - Viktor Misiano: Selected Writing
2022
English edition
Sternberg Press - History, Criticism and Theory
forthcoming
Curator without a System brings together, for the first time in English, a rich variety of essays by the curator Viktor Misiano written between 1988 and 2005.
Dance First Think Later - The thinking body between dance and visual arts
2022
bilingual edition (English / French)
varia
forthcoming
Meeting between dance and visual arts.
Isabel Carvalho - Langages tissés
2022
trilingual edition (English / French / Portuguese)
varia
forthcoming
An exploration of the work of the Portuguese artist Isabel Carvalho, between visual and writing practices, based on a project conducted around the history of the art center Le Lait, Albi.
Daniel Nadaud - La Gricole et ses dérives
2022
bilingual edition (English / French)
varia
forthcoming
A retrospective monograph, La Gricole et ses dérives brings together fifty years (1970-2020) of Daniel Nadaud's pathways, loops, advances, drawings, sculptures, installations and notebooks.
Emanuel Halpern - Paradoxer Schattenboxer
2022
bilingual edition (English / German)
Edition Patrick Frey
forthcoming
A retro-futuristic graphic novel by the Swiss artist.
Walter Grab - Walter Grab (1927-1989) - Werkkatalog
2022
German edition
Edition Patrick Frey
forthcoming
In addition to providing an unprecedented overview of the Swiss Surrealist artist Walter Grab's oeuvre, this catalogue also presents a wide range of different angles on his art, including subjective looks at individual works, art history essays and an associative correspondence using the cadavre exquis technique that was so dear to the Surrealists.
Pandora\'s Box
2022
English edition
Archive Books
forthcoming
An exploration of the form of conversation as a method of aesthetic solidarity and empowerment.
Christodoulos Panayiotou - Cahier du Cirva
2022
bilingual edition (English / French)
Cirva
forthcoming
The vases made by the artist, in which the flowers wither as time passes, with a selection of images from his archives.
Vincent Corpet - Tarot game - Cards by Vincent Corpet
2022
French edition
MASC (Musée de l'Abbaye Sainte-Croix)
forthcoming
Tarot deck of 78 cards drawn by Vincent Corpet from a series of paintings made in 2010.
Art & Essai - 2014-2020
2022
French edition
Présent composé
forthcoming
This book documents six years of reflections and productions, that is to say the 47 exhibitions—dedicated to young emerging artists as well as to major actors of the French and international art scene—organized at the Galerie Art & Essai of the University Rennes 2 between 2014 and 2020 under the direction of John Cornu.
Vojtěch Kovařík -
2022
English edition
Circle Books
forthcoming
This first monograph invites the reader to explore the fascinating universe of Czech artist Vojtěch Kovařík, who paints surreal worlds populated by figures from classical Greek and Roman mythology.
Emmanuel Alloa - Le contemporain, l\'intempestif et l\'imminent - Petits arrangements avec une époque
2022
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Documents
forthcoming
A reflection on our present, through a series of portraits of contemporary artists.
Tools - To Weave
2022
bilingual edition (English / French)
Tools magazine
forthcoming
The first issue of the annual magazine that promotes know-how and technique in design, craft or industry, dedicated to weaving.
 General Idea -
2022
English edition
JRP|Editions - Monographs
forthcoming
A compendious overview of the revered and subversive queer Canadian collective, designed in collaboration with AA Bronson: the most comprehensive source on General Idea.
Kapwani Kiwanga -
2022
English edition
JRP|Editions - Monographs
forthcoming
A multidisciplinary and polyphonic portrait of Kiwanga's practice and thinking.
William Leavitt - Installations, Plays, Video - 1970-2018
2022
English edition
JRP|Editions - Monographs
forthcoming
A retrospective overview of the work of a pioneer of Conceptual art in Los Angeles
 General Idea -
2022
French edition
JRP|Editions - Monographs
forthcoming
A compendious overview of the revered and subversive queer Canadian collective, designed in collaboration with AA Bronson: the most comprehensive source on General Idea.
Kapwani Kiwanga -
2022
French edition
JRP|Editions - Monographs
forthcoming
A multidisciplinary and polyphonic portrait of Kiwanga's practice and thinking.
Johann König - Blind Gallerist
2022
English edition
Sternberg Press - History, Criticism and Theory
forthcoming
The memoir of a blind but clairvoyant gallery owner.
Nida Sinnokrot - Palestine Is Not a Garden
2022
English edition
Sternberg Press - Monographs and artists' books
forthcoming
Through Sinnokrot's agriculture research platform Sakiya, and other ongoing projects that span moving image, sculpture, and socially-engaged practice, Palestine Is Not a Garden examines the potential to develop counter-strategies that effectively decolonial the social, political, economic, and narrative structures that goven relationships to nature in the Occupied Palestinian Territories.
Valérie du Chéné - Le Piège
2022
French edition
Captures - Artist's books
forthcoming
A series of drawings by Valérie du Chéné inspired by press articles, to which Arlette Farge's texts respond.
X Museum 2020-2021
2022
bilingual edition (English / Chinese)
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
forthcoming
X Museum 2020–2021 is the first chapter in a series of annual publications dedicated to the activity of the newly opened museum in Beijing.
Uncombed, Unforeseen, Unconstrained
2022
English edition
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
forthcoming
Published in conjunction with the exhibition Uncombed, Unforeseen, Unconstrained, a Collateral Event of the 59th International Art Exhibition | La Biennale di Venezia, 2022, this book documents the deeply thoughtful responses of eleven international contemporary visual artists to the state of the world in the early twenty-first century.
 Fabien Giraud & Raphaël Siboni - The Unmanned
2022
English edition
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
forthcoming
Fabien Giraud and Raphaël Siboni echo the fictional world of their films and the real world of their objects and sculptures, at the end of an exhibition-series developed over a decade.
Matthias Brunner - Magnificent Obsessions Saved My Life
2022
English edition
Edition Patrick Frey
forthcoming
A life, between art and cinema.
François Mangeol - À la recherche du bonheur
2022
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Christophe Daviet-Théry
forthcoming
François Mangeol appropriates Michel Houellebecq's Sérotonine and reduces it to only the letters representing the chemical symbols composing the neurotransmitter linked to the state of happiness (artist's book).
 8-Ball Community - 8-Ball Almanac
2022
English edition
Nero
forthcoming
A retrospective of the first ten years of the NY-based radical art, publishing and multimedia collective 8-Ball Community.
Kostas Lambridis - Rooted Flows
2022
bilingual edition (English / Italian)
Nero
forthcoming
This book is dedicated to the spectacular and baroque work of Kostas Lambridis, as part of a series of monographs on the thought and work of young contemporary designers.
Georges Didi-Huberman - Movements of Air - The Photographs from Étienne-Jules Marey’s Wind Tunnels
2022
English edition
Diaphanes - Misceallenous
forthcoming
The book "Movements of Air" reprints the breathtaking pictures of Étienne-Jules Marey, that he took between 1899 and 1901 during his scientific experiments with moving air and smoke, and complements them with two essays of Georges Didi-Huberman and Laurent Mannoni. 
Benoît Géhanne - Le Centre spatial de Toulouse - Traversée culturelle dans les archives de l\'Espace #3
2022
French edition
Observatoire de l'Espace / CNES - Books
forthcoming
The contributors of this book invite readers into a cultural journey at the crossroad of multiple disciplines, allowing them to rediscover the history of this administration from a sensible, intimate point of view.
Christian Fogarolli - Pneuma
2022
bilingual edition (English / Italian)
Alberta Pane
forthcoming
The Italian artist's research around the issues of normativity and the institutional stigmatization of mental illness.
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