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John Armleder - The Grand Tour
2020
English edition
JRP|Editions - Monographs
forthcoming
A retrospective look at the work of our contemporary art godfather.
Olivier Mosset -
2020
French edition
Les presses du réel – Contemporary art – Monographs
Editions du Griffon - Monographs & catalogues
forthcoming
Reference monograph.
Abstract Hungary
2020
English edition
Sternberg Press - Catalogues
This catalogue stems from two eponymous exhibitions examining Hungary's art scene's drive toward abstraction to reflect on the complex social conditions of the country, from the 1960s to the present-day.
Ana Ofak - Agents of Abstraction
2019
English edition
Sternberg Press - History, Criticism and Theory
This historical essay recounts the story of the EXAT 51 collective—the first Yugoslavian abstract art group—and how it shaped the idea of abstract socialism by associating socialist cultural politics and modernist artistic practice.
Michael Scott - The Drawing Center - He tried to swallow the world – and other drawings 2008-2019
2019
bilingual edition (English / French)
Les presses du réel – Contemporary art – Monographs
Michael Scott's ink drawings .
Julio Le Parc - Du réel au virtuel - 1958-2019
2019
French edition
Centre des Arts (CDA)
Julio Le Parc and the practices generated by digital creation.
Olivier Mosset - Mosset / Christophe (maxi 45RPM vinyl)
2019
French edition
CAN
The singer Christophe puts to music Olivier Mosset's interviews.
Claudia Comte - The Curves, the Corners, and the Machines
2019
bilingual edition (English / French)
Printemps de septembre
This catalogue documents Claudia Comte's project for the 2016 edition of the Printemps de september, based on a selection of 600 parts from the aeronautics industry.
Sylvain Croci-Torti -
2019
bilingual edition (English / French)
JRP|Editions - First monographs
First monograph on Swiss painter Sylvain Croci-Torti.
Peter Halley - Paintings of the 1980s - The Catalogue Raisonné
2019
English edition
JRP|Editions - Retrospective monographs
Catalogue raisonné of paintings realized by Peter Halley between 1980 and 1989.
Guy Mees - The Lost Space
2019
trilingual edition (English / Flemish / French)
Paraguay Press
Publication devoted to the only statement the Belgian artist has ever published about his own work.
Davide Balliano - Building Body
2018
bilingual edition (English / Italian)
Cura. - Cura.books
This catalogue traces a comprehensive itinerary within the artist's rigorous and appealing body of work. A research where austere geometric forms, shaped in tones of white and black, become the alphabet of an open reflection on the world. The publication includes an interview with Balliano by curator Chrissie Iles, a critical essay by Luigi Fassi, and a rich collection of images.
Heimo Zobernig - Farben / Alphabet
2018
English edition
IF Publications
This publication brings together two early works by Heimo Zobernig, Farben and Alphabet.
Guy Mees - The Weather is Quiet, Cool, and Soft
2018
English edition
Sternberg Press - Monographs and artists' books
The late Belgian artist Guy Mees has been a central figure of Antwerp's art scene since the 1970s. This catalogue features emblematic works and unpublished archival materials from the artist's creative phases spanning the 1960s to 2000s; two unpublished essays, and an interview with the artist.
Athene Galiciadis - An Acrylic Glass Pyramid and Three Pendulums attached to a Triangle on a Table
2018
English edition
Edition Patrick Frey
Monograph by artist Athene Galiciadis gathering unpublished artworks, specially created for this publication: inspired by Emma Kunz, Swiss artist and healer, whose work draws on geometric abstraction, Galiciadis produced a series of drawings—figures, spirals, patterns and vases—printed on graph paper, accompanied by photographic documentation.
Olivier Mosset - Olt
2018
bilingual edition (English / French)
Art centers, museums, galleries & varia
out of stock
This publication provides an in-depth exploration of the artists joint project Olt, focusing on a 1967 promotional campaign by the French oil company Elf. The book highlights Mosset and Sauvage's common interest in graphic design and roadside art, and features a text by Jill Gasparina on the circle as a symbol of visual modernity, as well as an interview with the two artists.
Peter Schuyff - Sculptures / Beavers
2018
English edition
Les presses du réel – Contemporary art – Artists' books & editions
A series of wood carvings by Peter Schuyff, reproduced on a scale of 1:10, alongside a short sorry by Arthur Miller staging the relationship between man and beaver.
Olivier Mosset - Wheels
2018
English edition
Edition Patrick Frey
Wheels gives a special overview of Olivier Mosset's career through the prism of his fascination for motorcycle and motor vehicles and their influence on his artistic practice.
 René Denizot & Felice Varini - Zap
2018
French edition
Yvon Lambert - Fiction
A crime novel in which the narrator chases a mysterious woman from Paris to Barcelona, via Basel and Bucharest. The text is accompanied by a series of photographs by Felice Varini taken from four walks in Paris, Rome, New York, and Krefeld.
Peter Schuyff - The Woodwards - Lyrics
2018
English edition
Les presses du réel – Artists' Writings – Eccentricities
Known for his extravagant neo-surrealist paintings, the Dutchman emigrated to New York Peter Schuyff is also a guitarist and singer. Illustrated with drawings by Eliane Gerrits, this book brings together the lyrics of the folk and psychedelic songs of the band The Woodwards, which he forms with the English singer Stevie Guy.
Julio Le Parc - Bifurcations
2017
bilingual edition (English / French)
Perrotin
Published in conjunction with the eponymous exhibition at the Galerie Perrotin in Paris, this monograph features historical works by Julio Le Parc, as well as his most recent paintings, showing an undeniable interest in the study of light and movement. The publication also contains a text by Hans Ulrich Obrist, an interview by Jerôme Sans and a chronology written by the artist.
Peter Schuyff - Has Been
2017
bilingual edition (English / French)
Les presses du réel – Contemporary art – Monographs
First retrospective catalogue devoted to Dutch painter Peter Schuyff, a prominent member of the Neo-Geo movement, Has Been presents a selection of works produced between 1981 and 1991 in New York. The publication reveals the many paths taken by the artist and exposes the myriad forms which pictorial abstraction can take. Two critical essays, historical reviews, as well as a text written by Peter Schuyff in 1991, shed light on the artist's work of this period and on the complexity of its referential relationships.
Claudia Comte -
2017
bilingual edition (English / German)
JRP|Editions - Reference monographs
First survey monograph: hovering between painting, sculpture, and installation, Comte's works are based on references to popular culture—including cartoons as well as vernacular handicrafts—nature, heraldic symbols, and art historical movements (Op art, Pop art, Neo-Geo, Concrete art).
Claudia Comte - 40 x 40
2017
English edition
Edition Patrick Frey
This large-format artist's book (40 x 40 cm open) brings together graphic works by Claudia Comte. Mathematically structured like a Cartesian coordinate system, the publication folds and unfolds so that it can be read in four different ways. The book becomes a geometric play space in which to discover the many facets of Comte's visual identity.
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.