Appropriation art

 
 
Joseph Kosuth - Redefining the Context of Art, 1968 and After - The Second Investigation and Public Media
2022
English edition
Sternberg Press - Monographs and artists' books
forthcoming
This first comprehensive survey of Joseph Kosuth's work with public media centers on his pioneering project The Second Investigation (1968–74).
François Aubart - Excès, passion et manipulation - L\'attitude de la Pictures Generation
2022
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Misceallenous
forthcoming
A study of the relationship that Pictures Generation artists have with the control of representations, and by representations.
Jack Pierson - Tomorrow\'s Man 6
2022
English edition
varia
The sixth volume in Jack Pierson's famed Tomorrow's Man series associates archival material and works by contemporary artists in a collage-like design to produce an exploded vision of the current visual landscape, draped in vintage homoeroticism and glamour.
Richard Hertz - Jack Goldstein et la CalArts Mafia
2022
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Documents
JRP|Editions - Documents (co-edition Les presses du réel)
The fascinating story of Jack Goldstein, the beginnings of CalArts, and some of the illustrious fellows who, in the 1970s and 1980s, led the transition from conceptual art to the Pictures Generation, paints an uncompromising picture of the art world then and now.
Richard Prince - Bibliothèque d\'un amateur - Richard Prince\'s publications
2022
English edition
Christophe Daviet-Théry
An inventory: Bibliothèque d'un Amateur. Richard Prince's Publications takes a look at Richard Prince's library and production of artist's books published between 1980 and 2020. (new expanded edition).
Nicola Samorì - Lucìe
2022
bilingual edition (English / Italian)
Nero
Neglected, abandoned, forgotten women: a series portraits, mostly female, constitutes the fulcrum of this book on Lucìe, the project by Nicola Samorì exhibited at Mart in Rovereto.
Klodin Erb - Orlando
2022
German edition
Edition Patrick Frey
Lush monograph dedicated to the series "Orlando" inspired by Virginia Woolf's novel: more than 200 portraits in which the Swiss painter explores gender roles and identity as well a her own identity as an artist, and the temporality of art history.
Éric Watier - Discreet Works (After Bruegel)
2022
bilingual edition (English / French)
Vroum - Editions
A remake of Pieter Brueghel the Elder in the form of an artist's poster/book to unfold (and perform).
Jonathan Monk - Autobiography
2022
English edition
Tonini Editore
Autobiography by Jonathan Monk is the first attempt of display of the artist's collection of "Crackers" copies by Ed Ruscha.
Matthieu Saladin - Les multiples de Eins, Un, One (postcards)
2021
no text
Lendroit éditions
Set of 8 postcards proposing each one the pattern (to cut oneself) of one of the 8 dice present in Robert Filliou's source installation Eins, Un, One.
Mathis Gasser - Heroes and Ghosts
2021
English edition
Edition Patrick Frey
An ongoing series of figurative oil-on-canvas paintings by Swiss-born London-based artist Mathis Gasser, decontextualizing in the same gesture characters of the popular culture and figures of the history of the art.
Jim Shaw - Paperback Covers
2021
English edition
JRP|Editions - Monographs
Monograph dedicated to Jim Shaw's “Paperback Covers” key series.
Francesca Zappia - Les Flâneuses - Copies, appropriations, citations dans la collection du Centre national des arts plastiques
2021
French edition
Shelter Press - Books
Copies, appropriations, quotations in the collections of the Centre national des arts plastiques
Ana Jotta - 2/5
2021
no text
Captures - 2/5 Series
Four artist's posters.
Mike Kelley - Materialistic Aesthetics And Memory Illusions
2021
English edition
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
(last copies available!)
An analysis of Mike Kelley's work as a position in materialist philosophy, which appears as the feature that is most at stake in his artistic practice, focusing on the pieces he produced around the issue of memory––his leitmotiv from 1995 onward.
Artists as Iconographers
2020
bilingual edition (English / French)
Empire - Books
Catalogue dedicated to contemporary artists whose production concentrate on the reuse of existing images (new expanded edition). This publication investigates the various practices of these iconographer artists through documentation, illustrations, essays, and interviews (with Haris Epaminonda, Wade Guyton, Camille Henrot, Thomas Hirschhorn, Jonathan Monk, Linder Sterling…).
Anne Bénichou - Rejouer le vivant - Les reenactments, des pratiques culturelles et artistiques (in)actuelles
2020
French edition
Les presses du réel – Dance & Performing Arts – Miscellaneous
Rob van Leijsen - Copy, Tweak, Paste - Methods of appropriation in re-enacted artists\' books
2020
bilingual edition (English / French)
Clinamen
An essay on the modes of re-enactments, appropriation or reinterpretations of artists' books.
 Ludovic Chemarin© - Kentia
2020
French edition
Incertain Sens - Artist's books and editions
Between an artist's book, an essay and a catalogue, this publication explores the notion of “installation” in the appropriation strategy developed by the now fictional artist Ludovic Chemarin©, through the conceptual figure of the Kentia palm.
Pierre Leguillon - The Museum of Mistakes
2020
English edition
Edition Patrick Frey
First monograph dedicated to Pierre Leguillon's Museum of Mistakes: a traveling exhibition gathering a collection of mass culture artifacts and craft objects, questioning with humor and subversivity the mechanisms of today's visual culture.
Jack Pierson - Tomorrow\'s Man 5
2020
English edition
varia
The fifth volume in Jack Pierson's famed Tomorrow's Man series associates archival material and works by contemporary artists in a collage-like design to produce an exploded vision of the current visual landscape, draped in vintage homoeroticism and glamour.
 Claire Fontaine - La grève humaine - Et l\'art de créer la liberté
2020
French edition
Diaphanes - Misceallenous
An anthology of Claire Fontaine's texts.
Flash Art
2020
English edition
Flash Art
Flash Art - Flash Art International (magazine)
This issue of Flash Art explores a sort of archeology of images, aiming to reflect on issues of appropriation and authenticity in their most contemporaneous sense, whereby any original or preexisting artwork, image, or product can be invested with a multiplicity of meanings.
Ana Jotta - Three Moral Tales
2019
English edition
Paraguay Press
(last copies available!)
Catalogue.
Stefan Brüggemann - Hyper-Palimpsest
2019
English edition
Mathieu Copeland editions
This publication reflects upon the exhibition of Stefan Brüggemann's nihilist statements read, sung, and screamed by Punk icon Iggy Pop, sculpting aurally the spaces of a seemingly empty gallery covered in densely painted black paneling paintings.
Wade Guyton -
2019
bilingual edition (English / French)
Les presses du réel – Contemporary art – Monographs
New monograph, presenting over thirty new works produced specifically for a large-scale curatorial project, with an in-depth essay by Tristan Garcia.
Monster Chetwynd - The Supreme Deluxe Essential Monster Chetwynd Handbook
2019
English edition
Edition Patrick Frey
Retrospective monograph, 2007-2018.
Thao Nguyen Phan - Voyages de Rhodes
2018
English edition
varia
A palimpsest reconstruction of French Jesuit missionary Alexandre de Rhodes's (1591–1660) Rhodes of Viet Nam: The Travels and Missions of Father Alexandre de Rhodes in China and Other Kingdoms of the Orient, originally published in 1653 (artists' book).
Luciano Rigolini - AS 15-16
2018
English edition
Edition Patrick Frey
Luciano Rigolini gives a minimalist reinterpretation of photo shoots produced by NASA astronauts during the lunar landing missions Apollo 15 and Apollo 16.
Joseph Kosuth - Neon in Contextual Play - Joseph Kosuth and Arte Povera
2018
bilingual edition (English / Italian)
Nero
A companion to his previous book, Colour in Contextual Play, Joseph Kosuth's Neon in Contextual Play continues the artist's investigation of the interplay between language and reality, words and objects, color and light. Within these pairings, early neon works by Kosuth interact with those by Arte Povera artists who also used the industrial medium.
Wade Guyton - Writings on Wade Guyton
2018
English edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Documents
JRP|Editions - Documents (co-edition Les presses du réel)
A critical perspective on Guyton's work.
Re: - Towards a minor history of exhibitions and performances
2018
English edition
it: editions
A collection of textual and visual essays stemming from a series of lecture-performances in which artists and curators experimented with various strategies of reprise in the fields of publishing, visual arts, animation, new technologies and the law.
Émilie Parendeau - Ça m\'inquiète toujours ces sirènes
2017
no text
Boabooks
For her show at Mamco, the French artist borrowed from the museum collections to reinterpret a series of artworks by Imi Knoebel, Steven Parrino, Frank Stella, John M. Armleder, Luciano Fabro, Robert Filliou, and Christian Robert-Tissot. Both a catalogue and an artist's book, this publication replays the exhibition much like a snapshot collection.
Francis Baudevin - The Guitar and Other Machines
2017
French edition
varia
Series of collages based on guitar patterns found in album covers.
Allan McCollum - Works - 1968-1977
2017
English edition
Petzel
This catalogue brings together a selection of early paintings by the american artist, accompanied by an essay illustrated with archival images.
Kelley Walker - Direct Drive
2017
English edition
JRP|Editions - Monographs
New monograph.
Michalis Pichler - Une Seconde d\'Éternité
2016
no text
Kunstverein Publishing Milano
This Flipbook by Michalis Pichler is a reformulation of the artist's film Une Seconde d'Éternité (d'après un idée de Charles Baudelaire) by Marcel Broodthaers (8mm film, b/w, 1 sec.).
Jim Shaw - L\'incroyable
2016
French edition
L'Incroyable
L'Incroyable - L'Incroyable (magazine)
L'Incroyable is a monographic magazine dedicated to an artist's teenage years and his cultural background. This second issue focuses on Jim Shaw's Californian youth between the late 1950s and the beginning of the 1970s.
Stefan Brüggemann - Showtitles
2016
English edition
Christophe Daviet-Théry
A list of titles for exhibitions available free of charge from the artist (artist's book).
Nicole Tran Ba Vang - Revue - This is not a magazine
2016
English edition
Dis Voir - Figures
This magazine-style artist's book by European contemporary artist Nicole Tran Ba Vang parodies the stereotypes and prejudices of advertising and fashion, exploring the fantasies of a consumer society.
Nicole Tran Ba Vang - Revue - Ceci n\'est pas un magazine
2016
French edition
Dis Voir - Figures
This magazine-style artist's book by European contemporary artist Nicole Tran Ba Vang parodies the stereotypes and prejudices of advertising and fashion, exploring the fantasies of a consumer society.
Tom Burr - Anthology - Writings 1991-2015
2016
English edition
Sternberg Press - Monographs and artists' books
Thirty-seven texts by Tom Burr.
Thomas Müllenbach - Originale
2015
no text
Edition Patrick Frey
Thomas Müllenbach's series Halboriginale (“Semi-originals”), which he worked on from 2005-2013, constitutes an artistic appropriation of art-related documentation found in his mailbox over the years. Each book cover is unique, individually designed by the artist.
Luciano Rigolini - Mask
2015
no text
Edition Patrick Frey
An artist's book presenting an extensive series of grilles from American cars built between 1955 and 1962. A book allowing multiple readings and meanings, in a balance between conceptual rigor and visual sensuality.
Alessandra Spranzi - Nello stesso momento / At the same time
2015
trilingual edition (English / French / Italian)
Humboldt Books - Artist's Travels
Artist's book dedicated to Alessandra Spranzi's beautiful eponymous series of photographic collages.
Cory Arcangel - This is all so crazy, everybody seems so famous
2015
English edition
varia
Closer to a teen magazine than a classic publication, this catalogue / artist's book by one of the most influential artists of the new media generation features a series of essays by international curators and artists, and exhibition views, alongside elements typical of publications targeting a young audience, such as posters and stickers.
 Ludovic Chemarin© - Ludovic Chemarin© - 1998-2005 / 2011-2014...
2015
French edition
Art Book Magazine
In 2011, Damien Beguet and P. Nicolas Ledoux purchase the name of artist Ludovic Chemarin after he decided to end his career in 2005. Since then, they have been exploiting his name through exhibitions, conferences, and interviews. This monograph gives an overview of the project, gathering exhaustive documentation and essays from critics, historians, and lawyers.
Edward W. Saïd - Le Classisme : une introduction [extrait]
2015
French edition
<o> future <o>
A re-appropriation of Edward Said's Orientalism by Joe Scanlan.
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