Collecting

 
 
Boris Groys - Logic of the Collection
2021
English edition
Sternberg Press - History, Criticism and Theory
forthcoming
An essay by the distinguished philosopher and theorist of art and media on the current evolution and possible future of museum collections practices and strategies.
Frac Île-de-France - La collection
2021
bilingual edition (English / French)
Le Plateau / Frac Île-de-France
The catalogue raisonné of the Frac Île-de-France Collection.
Bert Flint - Afro-Berber Planet - The Trans-Saharan arts at the Tiskiwin Museum, from Marrakech to Timbuktu
2021
English edition
Zamân - Zamân Books
An augmented reissue of the guide to the Tiskiwin museum in Marrakech, created by collector and anthropologist Bert Flint following his various travels through Transsaharian Africa.
Bert Flint - Planète afro-berbère - Les arts transsahariens au musée Tiskiwin, de Marrakech à Tombouctou
2021
French edition
Zamân - Zamân Books
An augmented reissue of the guide to the Tiskiwin museum in Marrakech, created by collector and anthropologist Bert Flint following his various travels through Transsaharian Africa.
Bert Flint - الكوكب الأفرو-بربري - الفنون العابرة للصحراء في متحف تيسكوينمن مراكش إلى تومبوكتو
2021
Arabic edition
Zamân - Zamân Books
An augmented reissue of the guide to the Tiskiwin museum in Marrakech, created by collector and anthropologist Bert Flint following his various travels through Transsaharian Africa.
Erling Kagge - Walking - Movements North of Bolzano
2021
trilingual edition (English / German / Italian)
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
The intersection of walking and collecting.
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
Sylvie Fleury - Bedroom Ensemble II
2021
French edition
MAMCO - Monographs
A complete study of Sylvie Fleury's installation, a tribute to Claes Oldenburg.
Martin Kippenberger - MOMAS Project
2021
French edition
MAMCO - Monographs
The first study of all the archives and documents relating to the artist's museum created by Martin Kippenberger.
Philippe Thomas - L\'agence
2021
French edition
MAMCO - Monographs
The first systematic and exhaustive study of the company named Readymades belong to everyone® with which Philippe Thomas radically questioned the author's figure.
Thyssen-Bornemisza Art Contemporary - The Commissions Book
2020
English edition
Sternberg Press - Catalogues
This comprehensive publication by the art foundation Thyssen-Bornemisza Art Contemporary (TBA21) engages with more than 100 works of art in over 1,300 pages, proposing a speculative topography that organizes and weaves together sequences of potential narratives and interrogations along with close examinations of different works of art and a collective archive of images.
Oriol Vilanova - Palabras Prestadas, Mot empruntés, Paraules Prestades, Borrowed Words, Geleende Wooden, Parole in Prestito
2020
multilingual edition (English / Spanish / French / Italian / Dutch / Portuguese)
Christophe Daviet-Théry
A collector's declaration of love for his collection (the transcription of a performance by Oriol Vilanova).
Andreas Züst - Pursuit of Wonders
2020
English edition
Edition Patrick Frey
From 1970s to his death in 2000, scientist, artist and art collector Andreas Züst spent time in Greenland, photographing ice in its most diverse forms. This publication gathers a selection from this extensive collection, alongside contextual essays.
Arkhè
2020
French edition
Les presses du réel – Architecture
The collection of works by artists related to architecture and architectural projects of the Frac Centre-Val de Loire, as story of the origins: a rereading of the foundations on which architectural experimentation has been built since the beginning of the 1950s.
Step by Step - Visions of an Art Dealer\'s Collection
2020
bilingual edition (English / French)
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
A journey through Western artistic culture with thirty-nine ancient and contemporary works from the Fabrizio Moretti collection, from the Gothic period to the experiments of the last ten years, passing through Mannerism and the Baroque.
Migration - Traces in an Art Collection / Spår i en konstsamling
2020
bilingual edition (English / Swedish)
Sternberg Press - Catalogues
How have artists over the past 150 years related to migration and exile? And what role can a museum play in times of mass migration?
L\'Appartement
2020
French edition
MAMCO - Monographs
A legendary Parisian collection of minimalist and conceptual art, and its evocative installation in the home of collector Ghislain Mollet-Viéville.
Le Silo 05 - Collection Billarant
2019
no text
Art centers, museums, galleries & varia
Françoise et Jean-Philippe Billarant's collection of minimal and conceptual art.
Latifa Echakhch - Le jardin mécanique
2019
bilingual edition (English / French)
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
Published in collaboration with the Nouveau Musée National de Monaco, this book guides the reader through the discovery of Latifa Echakhch's jardin mécanique, her latest exhibition at the Monegasque institution. A collection of visual and written essays, the publication explores the artist's take on the museum's collection of automatons and set models, as well as on the historical representations of the Exotic Garden of Monaco, through the form of a flipbook, translating on the page the motion of the five video works specifically produced for the exhibition.
Documents - Collecting digital art – Volume 2 – 2007-2018
2018
bilingual edition (English / French)
Les presses du réel – Contemporary art – Catalogues
Espace multimedia Gantner
Second volume of the catalogue dedicated to the collection of digital art at the Espace Multimedia Gantner, presenting 23 new acquisitions as well as a glossary and two unpublished texts on the place of digital art in contemporary art and the issues related to conservation and restoration.
The Syz Collection
2018
English edition
JRP|Editions - Catalogues, Biennales & Collections
An extensive documentation of the art collection initiated by Eric and Suzanne Syz, on the occasion of its installation at the Syz Group Headquarters in Geneva in 2017. Featuring iconic works from the 1980s, the ever-expanding collection also promotes established and emerging contemporary artists.
How Evil Is Pop Art? - New European Realism 1959-1966
2018
bilingual edition (English / Italian)
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
A relecture of of the European Pop Art through a selection of works stemming from private collections.
Yaëlle Biro - Fabriquer le regard - Marchands, réseaux et objets d\'art africains à l\'aube du XXe siècle
2018
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History – Œuvres en sociétés
Based on a set of mostly unpublished archives, this book focuses on the role played by art dealers at the turn of the last century in the definition, promotion and circulation of African objects as artworks, in Europe and the United States.
L.A. collects L.A. - Latin America in Southern California Collections
2018
English edition
Bom Dia Boa Tarde Boa Noite
A panorama of Latin American art collections in Southern California.
Rosa Schamal - Altar
2018
bilingual edition (English / German)
Edition Patrick Frey
Through photographic documentation and essay, Altar documents the widespread human urge to elevate secular things to the status of “ritual objects” and combine them to form private altars. Whether they're dust catchers, knickknacks, souvenirs, found objects, meaningful artworks or earnestly and deeply revered objects, they all tell a peculiar story—not in words, but in things—about whoever built the altar.


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