Arte Povera

 
 
Marisa Merz - Geometrie sconnesse palpiti geometrici
2019
bilingual edition (English / Italian)
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
forthcoming
This catalogue embodies the entire creative career of Marisa Merz (1926-2019), the only female artist from Arte Povera. Commissioned texts and selection of her most iconic works accentuate a recurrent theme in the artist's work: the exploration of the face and the human figure.
Emilio Prini - A Visual Bibliography
2018
English edition
Nero
currently out of stock
A collection of visual incursions by Italian artist Emilio Prini in dozens of exhibition catalogues and print publications over the course of five decades. Meticulously researched, and yet necessarily incomplete, this book is a glimpse into the subtlety with which Prini turned each engagement with the world of ideas into a joust for mastery over space, time, and form.
Valérie Da Costa - Fabio Mauri - The Past in Acts
2018
bilingual edition (English / French)
Les presses du réel – Contemporary art – Monographs
The first study dedicated to Fabio Mauri's performative work.
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.
Giovanni Anselmo - Senza titolo, invisibile, dove le stelle si avvicinano di una spanna in più, mentre oltremare appare verso Sud-Est, e la luce focalizza…
2017
bilingual edition (English / Italian)
Bruno
This publication documents a site-specific work by Giovanni Anselmo at the Carlo Scarpa space of the Querini Stampalia Foundation, in the framework of the Venice Biennale.The project takes the form of a route of trajectories and directions, weights and energies which represent five moments in which a meaning is implied: the visitors become participants. It is a work in progress because it is lived and lives through the viewer.
Francesco Arena - Six Horizons, Six Roads, Ten Landscapes
2017
bilingual edition (English / Italian)
Cura. - Cura.books
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.
 Salvo -
2017
Italian edition
Nero
Paperback tribute guide to the work of Italian artist Salvatore Mangione (Salvo).
Paolo Icaro - faredisfarerifarevedere
2017
bilingual edition (English / Italian)
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
A reference monograph resulting of a 10-year research on Italian sculptor and conceptual artist Paolo Icaro.
Giorgio Griffa - Works on Paper
2016
bilingual edition (English / Italian)
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
out of stock
Devoted to the graphic practice of the artist, Giorgio Griffa – Works on Paper points up the singularity and importance of drawing in Griffa's creative process while introducing a rare selection of drawings and watercolours.
Giorgio Griffa -
2016
bilingual edition (English / French)
Analogues - Monographs
New monograph, with thirty emblematic paintings, a text by the artist, and an essay by Francesco Manacorda.
Giorgio Griffa - Works 1965-2015
2015
English edition
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
out of stock
This monograph aims to highlight the very diverse features and extraordinary richness of Arte Povera painter Giorgio Griffa. With a selection of the artist's writings and comprehensive chronology.
Valérie Da Costa - Pino Pascali - Retour à la Méditerranée
2015
French edition
Les presses du réel – Contemporary art – Monographs
A reference book, the first in French dedicated to the work of Pino Pascali, a central figure of Arte Povera and art of the 1960s.
Fausto Melotti - L\'incertezza
2015
trilingual edition (English / Italian / French)
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
out of stock
This catalogue investigates the multi-faceted work of one of Italy's greatest artists of the interwar and postwar periods. The book is illustrated by a large selection of archival documents, some of which never seen before.
Francesco Arena -
2014
English edition
Cura. - Cura.books
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.
Francesco Arena - Masse Sepolte
2014
bilingual edition (English / Italian)
Cura. - Cura.books
A complete documentation on Francesco Arena's installation for the Italian Pavilion at the 55th Venice Biennale.
Piero Gilardi - Petit manuel d\'expression avec la mousse polyuréthane
2013
French edition
Les presses du réel – Contemporary art – Artists' books & editions
Artist's book: a pamphlet designed as a DIY guide on making works with foam rubber.
Piero Gilardi - Piccolo Manuale dell\'Espressione con la Gommapiuma
2013
Italian edition
Les presses du réel – Contemporary art – Artists' books & editions
Artist's book: a pamphlet designed as a DIY guide on making works with foam rubber.
Susan Hiller - The Artist\'s Palette Alphabet (postcards)
2013
French edition
Boabooks
currently out of stock
Susan Hiller's postcard alphabet.
Gianni Piacentino -
2013
French edition
Les presses du réel – Contemporary art – Monographs
A tribute to Gianni Piacentino's art and to his sense of independence with works spanning 1966 to the present.
Lucio Fontana - Ecrits (manifestes, textes, entretiens)
2013
French edition
Les presses du réel – Artists' Writings – Miscellaneous
An anthology of Fontana's manifestos, texts and interviews.
Lucio Fontana - Ecrits (manifestes, textes, entretiens)
2013
French edition
Les presses du réel – Artists' Writings – Miscellaneous
An anthology of Fontana's manifestos, texts and interviews.
Carla Lonzi - Autoportrait
2013
French edition
JRP|Editions - Lectures Maison Rouge
A polyphonic self-portrait.
Piero Gilardi -
2012
trilingual edition (English / Italian / French)
JRP|Editions - Monographs
The first comprehensive monograph on the pioneer of Arte Povera, inventor of a “relational aesthetics” in the 1960s, political activist, and advocate of an ecologically concerned undertaking in the visual arts
Alighiero Boetti - Mappa
2010
bilingual edition (English / Italian)
JRP|Editions - Monographs
Mapping Boetti's work.
Michelangelo Pistoletto - Facing Pistoletto
2010
bilingual edition (English / Italian)
JRP|Editions - Monographs
Pistoletto's theater and performances.