Art history

 
 
2022
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History – Œuvres en sociétés
forthcoming
For the first time, this study places Marta Minujín's performance on debt at the heart of a varied and long-term iconography. This pioneering work shows how works of art can become a powerful means to refute the idea of economic neutrality and the supposed equality of its participants, thus denouncing the hierarchies and balances of power, whether military, cultural or financial, necessary for the functioning of the current economic system.
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.
2022
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History – Misceallenous
forthcoming
An anthology of constructivist thought.
2022
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History – Œuvres en sociétés
forthcoming
The various dimensions of the landscape—mental, cultural and ideological, real and pictorial—in the emblematic works of Poussin, Le Lorrain, Bourdon and their contemporaries of the 17th century.
Reiner Schürmann - The Place of the Symbolic - Essays on Art and Politics
2022
English edition
Diaphanes - TransPositions
forthcoming
The Place of the Symbolic brings together Reiner Schürmann's essays on the nexus between art and politics.
Richard Hertz - Jack Goldstein et la CalArts Mafia
2022
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Documents
JRP|Editions - Documents (co-edition Les presses du réel)
forthcoming
The fascinating story of Jack Goldstein, the beginnings of CalArts, and some of the illustrious fellows who, in the 1970s and 1980s, led the transition from conceptual art to the Pictures Generation, paints an uncompromising picture of the art world then and now.
Vertiges des temps - Dialogue entre l\'art contemporain et l\'archéologie
2022
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Misceallenous
forthcoming
A collective exploration of the relationship between contemporary art and archeology.
Marie Tchernia-Blanchard - Dans l\'œil d\'un chasseur - Charles Sterling (1901-1999), historien de l\'art
2022
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History – Œuvres en sociétés
forthcoming
The Art history reconsidered as a scientific discipline and form of discourse in the twentieth century, through a critical analysis of the work of Charles Sterling.
La Déconniatrie - Art, exil et psychiatrie autour de François Tosquelles
2021
French edition
Art centers, museums, galleries & varia
forthcoming
The catalog of the international exhibition initiated at Les Abattoirs reveals a little-known story that was a milestone in 20th century psychiatry and its new links with art brut and modern art, taking as its starting point the career of the Catalan psychiatrist François Tosquelles (1912-1994).
Stefano Graziani - Documents on Raphael
2021
English edition with Italian booklet
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
forthcoming
Documents on Raphael is not only a rediscovery project carried out on the five hundredth anniversary of Raphael's death, but above all an operation of re-visioning.
The Return of DADA / Die Wiederkehr von DADA / Le Retour de DADA (4 volumes)
2021
trilingual edition (English / German / French)
Les presses du réel – Avant-gardes – Misceallenous
forthcoming
Reevaluating the scholarly knowledge about Dada and its legacy, this publication reconstructs how Dada was (re)invented in the 1950s and the 1960s, especially by the Dada protagonists themselves, and asks to what extent Dada's impulses are still relevant regarding current aesthetic, literary and cultural analyses.
Lara Bonneau - Lire l\'œuvre d\'Aby Warburg à la lumière de ses Fragments sur l\'expression
2021
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History – Œuvres en sociétés
forthcoming
An essay to account for the architectonics of Aby Warburg (1866-1929) by resituating his work within his project of general anthropology of expression: Lara Bonneau shows, from a text as little known as it is important, that the invention of iconology, which made the art historian famous, was underpinned by an ontology drawing on various sources, philosophical, psychological and biological as well as historical.
Feminine Futures - Expression / Abstraction – Avant-garde Expressive & Abstract Dance Through Photography & Experimental Film
2021
Texts in English and French
Les presses du réel – Dance & Performing Arts – Miscellaneous
forthcoming
Erik Avert - George Brecht, vers un art transdisciplinaire
2021
French edition
Les presses du réel – Avant-gardes – L'écart absolu (Absolute Gap) – Fundamental
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.
Maurice Fréchuret - Images de l\'exil
2021
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History – Œuvres en sociétés
The images of exile, escape, wandering and exclusion in art history, from classical painting to the most contemporary production.
Céline Frigau Manning - Ce que la musique fait à l\'hypnose - Une relation spectaculaire au XIXe siècle
2021
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History – Œuvres en sociétés
The unexplored interactions between hypnosis, music and medicine in the 19th century, between the world of science and the world of art.
Piotr Piotrowski - Dans l\'ombre de Yalta - Art et avant-garde en Europe de l\'Est (1945-1989)
2021
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History – Œuvres en sociétés
The first comparative study of artistic culture in Europe under Soviet influence following the Yalta Accords, tracing the complex relationship between art and politics and the tensions between the avant-garde and traditional practices on the other side of the Iron Curtain.
Résonances - Le Louvre à La Réunion
2021
French edition
Art centers, museums, galleries & varia
The Louvre invites itself to Reunion Island: a dialogue between the collections of the island's five museums and those of the Department of Graphic Arts.
Masterworks of Modern Photography from MoMA - The Thomas Walther Collection
2021
bilingual edition (English / French)
Jeu de Paume - Albums (exhibition catalogues)
The portfolio of the exhibition at the Jeu de Paume: a panorama of the visual inventions of the photographic avant-gardes, in the heart of MoMA's modern photography collection.
Carolin Meister - Rencontre
2021
French edition
Diaphanes
A dialogue between the philosopher and the art historian around the encounter.
Le phototexte engagé - Une culture visuelle du militantisme au XXe siècle
2021
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Misceallenous
An original multidisciplinary study of the text-image pair in its political dimension, from the militancy of the early twentieth century to the struggles for "visibility" of minorities.
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.
Marina Seretti - Endormis - Le sommeil profond et ses métaphores dans l\'art de la Renaissance
2021
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History – Misceallenous
A critical and nuanced overview of the figures of the sleeping in the art and thought of the Renaissance, a source of inspiration for artists—Mantegna, Dürer, Brughel, Michelangelo or Tintoretto—as well as theologians, doctors and philosophers (from Aristotle to Zwingli, via Augustine and Montaigne), beyond the negative definition and the traditional condemnation of inactivity and unconciousness.
Scripts and Calligraphy - A Timeless Journey
2021
English edition
Kaph Books
The history of Arabic calligraphy.
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.


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