Art history

 
 
Isidore Isou - - Copy
2020
French edition
Les presses du réel – Literature – Al Dante
Al Dante - Poetry & Literature
forthcoming
Noémie Étienne - Les autres et les ancêtres - Les dioramas de Franz Boas et d’Arthur C. Parker à New York, 1900
2020
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History – Works in society
forthcoming
An in-depth study of the diorama in the United States at the beginning of the 20th century, a place for the creation and mediation of knowledge but also for the political construction of history, between art, anthropology and natural sciences.
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
forthcoming
Drawing on extensive documentation and unpublished sources, this collective publication proposes an ambitious re-examination of Hans Hartung's prolific work and eventful personal trajectory as an actor in a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.
Jean-Marc Poinsot - Quand l\'œuvre a lieu - L\'art exposé et ses récits autorisés
2020
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Misceallenous
forthcoming
An essay on art exhibition.
Déborder la négritude - Arts, politique et société à Dakar
2020
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History – Misceallenous
forthcoming
A collective analysis of the emergence of the “contemporary” and the transnational and transhistorical logics at work in artistic practices in Dakar in response to questions raised by globalization since the Independances, opening up new territories for sociological, economic, political and aesthetic investigations.
Iveta Slavkova - Réparer l\'homme - La crise de l\'humanisme et l\'Homme nouveau des avant-gardes autour de la Grande Guerre (1909-1929)
2020
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History – Misceallenous
forthcoming
An ambitious and transversal study on the crisis of humanism resulting from modernity, and on the historical consequences of the universalist and absolute conception carried by Futurism and the Bauhaus, proposing little explored paths for a re-reading of the artistic stakes in the 20th century.
Arnaud Labelle-Rojoux - Récits de la vie de Michelangelo Merisi, dit « Le Caravage »
2020
French edition
Les presses du réel – Literature – Al Dante
Al Dante - Poetry & Literature
A story, between myth and reality, of Caravaggio, by parodic artist Arnaud Labelle-Rojoux.
Vertiges des temps - Dialogue entre l\'art contemporain et l\'archéologie
2020
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Misceallenous
forthcoming
A collective exploration of the relationship between contemporary art and archeology.
Laurence Schmidlin - La Spatialisation du dessin dans l\'art américain des années 1960 et 1970
2019
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History – Misceallenous
The development of spatial and tridimensional drawing in American art, both in theory and in practice, from the 1960s through the 1970s.
Richard Wittman - Architecture, culture de l\'imprimé et sphère publique dans la France du XVIIIe siècle
2019
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History – Works in society
A transdisciplinary study that sheds new light on the birth of modern architecture in France through its relations with the printed text, vector of the diffusion of the architectural ideal at the scale of the nation, and the emergence of the public sphere between the end of the 17th century and the French Revolution.
Patricia Leighten - Le cubisme devant ses contemporains - Documents et critiques (1906-1914)
2019
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History – Works in society
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 – Works in society
How to explain the intersection, during the twentieth century, of the ideology and theories on violence and creativity?
Jean Laude - Écrits sur l\'art
2019
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History – Works in society
Jean Laude's writings on art.
Gertrude Stein et les arts
2019
French edition
Les presses du réel – Avant-gardes – L'écart absolu (Absolute Gap) – Fundamental
A collective reassessment of Gertrude Stein's relationship to the arts, allowing to understand the complexity of the relationship between writing and visual arts in her work.
Gaëlle Beaujean - L\'art de cour d\'Abomey - Le sens des objets
2019
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History – Works in society
Conceived around an anthropology of the object, this book proposes to follow the course of royal objects of Abomey, former capital of the pre-colonial Kingdom of Dahomey (in present-day Benin).
Maria Stavrinaki - Saisis par la préhistoire - Enquête sur l\'art et le temps des modernes
2019
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History – Misceallenous
Can the modern uses of prehistory shed new light on the modern experience of time and, thus, the art of this period?
Maurice Fréchuret - L\'art et la vie - Comment les artistes rêvent de changer le monde, XIXe-XXIe siècle
2019
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Figures
The reconciliation of art and life, at the heart of the reflection and practice of many modern and contemporary movements.
Baptiste Brun - Jean Dubuffet et la besogne de l\'Art Brut - Critique du primitivisme
2019
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History – Works in society
Jean Dubuffet, Art Brut, and the primitivist paradigm.
Isabelle Delorme - Quand la bande dessinée fait mémoire du XXe siècle - Les récits mémoriels historiques en bande dessinée
2019
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History – Works in society
The historical-memorial narrative in comics, from Art Spiegelman to Marjane Satrapi, as a new form of representation of History, between individual and collective memory.
Anne Lafont - L\'art et la race - L\'Africain (tout) contre l\'œil des Lumières
2019
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History – Works in society
French art historian Anne Lafont delivers an unpublished study on the close and paradoxical relations of art and race in the Enlightenment. A new voice in current works on issues of race, art, images and colonization.
Cécile Fromont - L\'Art de la conversion - Culture visuelle chrétienne dans le royaume du Kongo
2018
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History – Works in society
An an extensive analysis of the advent of Christian visual culture in the Kingdom of Kongo and its and development across four centuries.
Scarlett et Philippe Reliquet - Marcel Duchamp / Henri-Pierre Roché et les Neuf Moules Mâlic
2018
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History – Misceallenous
Marcel Duchamp, Henri-Pierre Roché, and the Neuf Moules Mâlic (Nine Malic Moulds): the genesis, the history and the destiny of an artwork as exceptional as the relation between an artist and his collector, of which it was the vector.
Otto Dix - Estampes
2018
French edition
Art centers, museums, galleries & varia
This publication devoted to Otto Dix's print works (woodcuts, etchings, lithographs) showcases a collection from the Zeppelin Museum Friedrichshafen, Germany. A large iconographic thematic section and a series of essays revisit Otto Dix's favourite themes—the nude, the portrait, the city, religion and war—symptomatic of his desire to portray man holistically, from birth to death, as a creature of flesh, palpitations and blood.
Peter Geimer - Images par accident - Une histoire des surgissements photographiques
2018
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Perceptions
A history of photography through its accidents.