Combining archive material with a wide selection of photographs of
body paintings produced by the duo in the 1970-1980s, this publication
retraces the evolution of gender identities and the treatment of the
female body in visual culture from the 1950s to the present.
First monograph of the Swiss artist Till Rabus, who creates phantasmagorical subjects from everyday objects and waste of our society before translating them on hyperrealistic canvases, in stagings taking up aesthetic codes of the history of painting and Baroque.
Exhibition catalogue with twenty color illustrations of paintings by the British painter Prunella Clough (1919–1999), focusing on the artist's late-career departure from the industrial figuration for which she was known into a wry, quietly influential approach to abstraction.
This richly illustrated volume offers the occasion to discover Tomoo Gokita's latest body of work, featuring his newest large-scale paintings and a number of never-before-seen works made under lockdown during the pandemic.
Luxurious retrospective monograph of the Swiss painter (1939-1998): 250 works on paper (ink, pencil, pen and watercolor drawings) covering more than three decades of exploration of the graphic potential of the line.
Lush monograph dedicated to the series "Orlando" inspired by Virginia Woolf's novel: more than 200 portraits in which the Swiss painter explores gender roles and identity as well a her own identity as an artist, and the temporality of art history.
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.
An exploration of the complex relationship between contemporary pictorial practices and their digital environment, examining in particular the idea of license and the strategies of appropriation pushed to the limit by unlimited access to digital resources.
A conversation between acclaimed Syrian artist Fateh Moudaress (1922-1999) and Arab poet Adonis, finally translated from Arabic to English, with 30 never seen before paintings and drawings by Fateh Moudaress.
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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.
Reference monograph of Georges Mathieu (1921-2012), a major figure of mid-20th century abstraction, founder of Lyrical Abstraction, inventor of performance art, pioneer of Action Painting, speed and risk, dripping, early inspirer of street art.
Josh Sperling's first catalogue raisonné: this carefully produced publication (cloth-bound cover, different papers) is a comprehensive record of paintings produced thus far by the prolific artist, featuring an accompanying essay by Kyle Chayka.
décal'âge is a manuscript, reproduced here in facsimile, between intimate writings, working reflections, and diaries of thought.
We find in it Claude Rutault's style, his familiarity with literature, the meditative density of his daily reflection.