art & destruction / vandalism / iconoclasm

 
 
Milan Knížák - String Quartets (vinyl LP)
2019
Sub Rosa
A compilation of string compositions and collages by multimedia artist and composer Milan Knížák, performed by the fama Q string quartet.
Gustav Metzger - Writings (1953-2016)
2019
English edition
JRP|Editions - Anthologies & Art Theory
Les écrits complets d'un artiste, activiste, mais également écrivain, théoricien et satiriste parmi les plus influents du XXe siècle.
 Syndicat - Proof
2018
no text
Empire - Books
A visual archive of the Islamic State's destruction of artifacts.
Mario de Vega - Smells Like Teen Spirit (CD)
2018
French edition
Tochnit Aleph
Recording of a sound performance executed in October 2016 in the exhibition space of Berlin record store Rumpsti Pumsti. Using sanding machines and a hammer, the Mexican artist destroyed one copy of each publication ever released by Tochnit Aleph label. Without an audience present, the action was documented with two dynamic microphones.
Éric Watier - Tout l\'inventaire des destructions
2018
French edition
Incertain Sens - Artist's books and editions
Nearly 20 years after the publication of his first inventory, Éric Watier has collected 100 new examples of artworks deliberately destroyed by their creators. This new edition combines 200 destruction cases in one volume.
Ross Bolleter - Du piano-épave - The Well Weathered Piano
2017
bilingual edition (English / French)
Lenka lente
In Western Australia, musician Ross Bolleter collects ruined pianos that he parks into open cemeteries and from which he draws his inspiration for his compositions. In this publication, Bolleter explains his musical practice and tells the unique story of these ruined pianos scattered in the heart of the Australian territory.
Gustav Metzger - Act or Perish! - A Retrospective
2016
English edition
Nero
(last copies available!)
The catalogue of Metzger's first extensive overview: divided into sections—each of which is accompanied by a critical text—corresponding to those presented in the exhibition, the publication provides systematic insight into an artistic oeuvre considered as one of the most important in the 20th century (with texts by Mathieu Copeland, Hans Ulrich Obrist, Yoko Ono, Hermann Nitsch…).
Giovanna Silva - Syria - A Travel Guide to Disappearance
2016
English edition
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
out of stock
Taken at the height of the Assad days, the images of the photographer Giovanna Silva overlap in this publication with Syrian tourist guides' images and texts, creating a net of intended and unintended relationships and time interconnections.
Maurice Fréchuret - Effacer - Paradoxe d\'un geste artistique
2016
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History – Dedalus
A typology of erasure as artistic gesture throughout the twentieth century.
Milan Knížák - Broken Music (vinyl LP)
2015
French edition
Sub Rosa
currently out of stock
Milan Knížák 1979's masterpiece never re-released in vinyl before: classic collages of noises created during performances and happenings, widely regarded as important sound art documents on record.
Alain Schnapp - Ruines - Essai de perspective comparée
2015
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History –
out of stock
A comparative history of the ruins from the ancient East to the modern West.
Dario Gamboni - La destruction de l\'art - Iconoclasme et vandalisme depuis la Révolution française
2015
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History – Works in society
The relationship between Modern art and its destruction.
Gustav Metzger - Auto-creative Art
2013
bilingual edition (English / French)
Mathieu Copeland editions
The most monumental auto-creative work ever made by Gustav Metzger (catalogue of the exhibition at MAC Lyon, with numerous archive documents, newly commissioned texts and a conversation with the artist).
Éric Watier - L\'inventaire des destructions
2012
French edition
Incertain Sens - Artist's books and editions
An inventory of gestures of artists who deliberately destroyed their own works.
 FUZI UV TPK - Ma Ligne
2011
French edition
Edition Patrick Frey
An archive of vandalism.
Cyprien Gaillard - Geographical Analogies
2010
English edition
JRP|Editions - Artists' books & editions
out of stock
Artist's book (limited edition).
Sven Lütticken - Idols of the Market - Modern Iconoclasm and the Fundamentalist Spectacle
2009
English edition
Sternberg Press - History, Criticism and Theory
This book reexamines the legacies of modern theoretical and artistic iconoclasm in the context of the current religious-political image wars.
Simon Dybbroe Møller - Kompendium
2009
bilingual edition (English / German)
Sternberg Press - Monographs and artists' books
An artist book accompanying the Danish artist's first comprehensive solo exhibition at the Frankfurter Kunstverein and the Kunstverein Hannover.
Simon Dybbroe Møller -
2007
bilingual edition (English / German)
JRP|Editions - First monographs
First monograph.
Otto Muehl - Lettres à Erika - Journal de l\'actionnisme
2004
French edition
Les presses du réel – Avant-gardes – Bibliothèque art action pensée
The correspondance between Otto Muehl and Erika Stocker forms an intense journal of Viennese actionism, and more particularly of the artist's work.
Otto Muehl - Lettres de prison
2004
French edition
Les presses du réel – Avant-gardes – Bibliothèque art action pensée
Otto Muehl was condemned to 7 years of prison in 1991. He exchanged letters with his family and friends, he painted.
Otto Muehl - Sortir du bourbier
2001
French edition
Les presses du réel – Avant-gardes – Bibliothèque art action pensée
The actionnist's autobiography.
Claudio Parmiggiani - Livre d\'heures - Dessins de projets
1997
bilingual edition (Italian / French)
MAMCO - Artists' books
27.00 15.00 €
This "book of hours" is a first time assemblage of a large number of project drawings.
French edition
Les presses du réel – Avant-gardes – Bibliothèque art action pensée
forthcoming
Otto Muehl's last interviews.


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