Modern art

 
 
2022
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History – Œuvres en sociétés
forthcoming
The little-known history of a major cultural encounter: a study of the reception of Chinese painting in the West and its artistic resonances, which underwent profound changes between the 19th century and the 1930s.
Regina Cassolo Bracchi - Regina
2021
trilingual edition (English / French / Italian)
Art centers, museums, galleries & varia
forthcoming
Reference monograph dedicated to Regina Cassolo Bracchi, in art Regina (1894-1974), one of the most fascinating, innovative, and to this day lesser-known figures of the European artistic panorama of the twentieth century.
Yannis Tsarouchis - Dancing in Real Life
2021
English edition
Sternberg Press - Monographs and artists' books
forthcoming
Retrospective monograph of the Greek painter Yannis Tsarouchis (1910-1989).
Erik Avert - George Brecht, vers un art transdisciplinaire
2021
French edition
Les presses du réel – Avant-gardes – L'écart absolu (Absolute Gap) – Fundamental
forthcoming
Attempting to explore the transdisciplinary aspects of artistic practice, this book revisits a tipping point in art history: the invention of preconceptual and minimal art forms by George Brecht, a chemical engineer and artist.
Anni Albers - Du tissage
2021
French edition
Les presses du réel – Contemporary art
Written by one of the pioneers of twentieth-century textile art, Anni Albers' 1965 seminal text offers a brilliant meditation on the art of weaving, its history, tools, and techniques, and its implications for modern design (new expanded edition, with three critical texts and color illustrations).
Vincent Broqua - Malgré la ligne droite - L\'écriture américaine de Josef Albers
2021
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History – Misceallenous
The essential place of writing in the work of Josef Albers (1888-1976), one of the most important artists, painters and educators of the 20th century.
Parapolitics - Cultural Freedom and the Cold War
2021
English edition
Sternberg Press - History, Criticism and Theory
Artistic production as a tool of political and diplomatic influence during the Cold War.
José Clemente Orozco - Final Cut
2021
bilingual edition (English / Spanish)
Temblores Publicaciones
Devoted to the late work of José Clemente Orozco (1883–1949), a pioneering artist who founded the Mexican Mural Renaissance with Diego Rivera and David Alfaro Siqueiros, that illustrates the artist's career-long interests in human history and politics, surrealism, symbolism, abstraction and the human form, this catalogue also puts into dialogue the echoes of the painter's influence found in contemporary practices in the city of Guadalajara, where he has left an undeniable mark to our day.
Ramsès Younan - La Part du sable
2021
French edition
Zamân - Zamân Books
The first official monograph project around Ramsès Younan (1913-1966), a major figure and member of the Egyptian surrealists group, this volume gathers an exhaustive catalogue of Younan's paintings, drawings and visual experimentations with an anthology of critical essays about and by the artist.
Hadrien Viraben - Le savant et le profane - Documents et monuments de l\'impressionnisme (1900-1939)
2021
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History – Œuvres en sociétés
A historiography of impressionism: a historical and critical study of the writing of impressionist history as a documentary (de)monstration.
Josef Albers - Messico 1935/1956
2021
bilingual edition (English / Italian)
Humboldt Books - Time Travel
Unpublished photographs taken by Josef Albers during his travels to Mexico with Anni in the 1930s and 50s.
Neil McWilliam - L\'esthétique de la réaction - Tradition, foi, identité et l\'art français (1900-1914)
2021
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History – Œuvres en sociétés
A study that explores the complex relationship between nationalism, traditionalism and the critique of modern culture in France in the decades preceding the First World War.
Lucia Piccioni - Art et fascisme - Peindre l\'italianité (1922-1943)
2021
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History – Œuvres en sociétés
A reconstruction of the vast network of images and texts that give shape to Italian fascist totalitarianism.
Emmanuel Pernoud - Le serviteur inspiré - Portrait de l\'artiste en travailleur de l\'ombre
2020
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History – Œuvres en sociétés
An investigation into artistic reproduction and the role of the engravers in the shadows who made prints signed by others, questioning the relationships of domination and subordination in creation.
Maureen Murphy - De l\'imaginaire au musée - Les arts d\'Afrique à Paris et à New York (1931 à nos jours)
2020
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History – Œuvres en sociétés
An historical perspective of the representation of non-western art in western museums and imagination / an essay on the relations between African arts and avant-garde.
Hans Hartung - Hans Hartung et l\'abstraction - « Réalité autre, mais réalité quand même »
2020
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History – Misceallenous
Fondation Hartung Bergman
Drawing on extensive documentation and unpublished sources, this collective publication proposes an ambitious re-examination of Hans Hartung's prolific work and eventful personal trajectory as an actor in a broader history of abstraction, which also provides a fertile matrix for many other reflections on twentieth-century art.
Eugène Frey - João Maria Gusmão introduces Eugène Frey - Inventeur des célèbres Décors lumineux à transformations du Théâtre de Monte Carlo appliqués pour la première fois à l\'Exposition universelle de Paris 1900
2020
bilingual edition (English / French)
Paraguay Press
A painter and an inventor, Eugène Frey (1863-1930) pioneered techniques of animated sets for the theatre at the same time period as the cinema was invented. While he is contextualized beside the creations of Loie Fuller, Georges Méliès or Lotte Reiniger, he is reinterpreted by the artist João Maria Gusmão. First publication devoted to the work of Eugène Frey, the luxurious catalogue of the exhibition at the New National Museum of Monaco presents texts by Stéphane Tralongo (University of Lausanne) and Laurent Mannoni (Cinémathèque française), as well as a work of fiction by João Maria Gusmão.
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?
Aurélie Verdier - Aujourd\'hui pense à moi - Francis Picabia, Ego, Image
2020
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History – Œuvres en sociétés
The stakes of Francis Picabia's creative process, between exaltation and rejection of the self, at the heart of the constitution of modernity.
Anna-Eva Bergman - Passages
2019
French edition
Fondation Hartung Bergman
Catalogue of the exhibition gathering a set of eighty works, on canvas or paper, in small and very large formats, that Anna-Eva Bergman created in the wake of her two travels to northern Norway, in 1950 and 1964, from which emerges a plastic language that signs the whole of his future work.
Patricia Leighten - Le cubisme devant ses contemporains - Documents et critiques (1906-1914)
2019
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History – Œuvres en sociétés
An anthology.
Mark Antliff - Le fascisme d\'avant-garde - La mobilisation du mythe, de l\'art et de la culture en France (1909-1939)
2019
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History – Œuvres en sociétés
How to explain the intersection, during the twentieth century, of the ideology and theories on violence and creativity?
Pauline Mari - Hartung Nouvelle Vague - De Resnais vers Rohmer
2019
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History – Dedalus
Hans Hartung and the cinema.
Rendezvous in Paris - Picasso, Chagall, Modigliani & Co (1900-1939)
2019
English edition
Kaph Books
Rendez-vous in Paris: Picasso, Chagall, Modigliani & Co (1900-1939) is a collaborative publication between Kaph Books, Louvre Abu Dhabi and Centre Pompidou, which serves to discover the Paris of the “Roaring Twenties”—a Bohemian hub for artists from across Europe. This group of artists came together at a moment of extraordinary creativity to produce some of the most innovative art of the 20th century.


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