Appropriation art

 
 
2021
English edition
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
forthcoming
The volume proposes 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.
Joseph Kosuth - Redefining the Context of Art, 1968 and After - The Second Investigation and Public Media
2020
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).
Artists as Iconographers
2020
bilingual edition (English / French)
Empire - Books
forthcoming
Catalogue dedicated to contemporary artists whose production concentrate on the reuse of existing images. 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
forthcoming
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.
 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.
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
Art centers, museums, galleries & 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.
Antoine Lefebvre - Artiste éditeur
2018
French edition
Strandflat
Publishing as an alternative artistic practice.
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
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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.
Warhol Wool Guyton
2017
English edition
Nahmad Contemporary
This catalogue traces the trajectory of Warhol's influence on the work of Wool and Guyton. The innovative print processes deployed by the artists operate as conceptual fibers unifying the diversity of paintings oscillating between abstraction and representation. With an essay by Glenn O'Brien.
Francis Baudevin - The Guitar and Other Machines
2017
French edition
Art centers, museums, galleries & 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.
Jonathan Monk - One Hundred Meals Between Rome and Berlin
2016
bilingual edition (English / Italian)
Humboldt Books - Artist's Travels
A compilation of restaurants receipts collected between Rome and Berlin on which the British conceptual artist reproduced images of works by other artists (Luciano Fabro, Donald Judd, Andy Warhol, Jenny Holzer, André Cadere, Maurizio Cattelan…). Far from being innocent, this appropriationist gesture reflects on the art world economics while displaying a panorama of art history, stretching from the 1960s to the present day.
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.


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