Art & destruction / vandalism / iconoclasm

 
 
Maria Chávez - De la technique - Processus aléatoires sur platine
2021
French edition
ARTDERIEN
This book is a documented and illustrated manual of the turntablism practices developed by Maria Chávez over many years. It encourages experimentation and personal research through numerous examples and detailed instructions.
Gustav Metzger - Writings (1953-2016)
2019
English edition
JRP|Editions - Anthologies & Art Theory
The complete writings of an influential figure.
Espace art actuel - On Destruction
2019
bilingual edition (English / French)
Espace art actuel
Art, destruction and creation.
 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
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…).
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.
Revue & Corrigée
2016
French edition
Revue & Corrigée
The Portsmouth Sinfonia, Jean-Marie Massou, thelast chapter of the history of musical destructions by Matthieu Saladin, Le Splendide Isolement De L'électronique by Kasper T. Toeplitz...
Revue & Corrigée
2015
French edition
Revue & Corrigée
Sophie Agnel, Anne Montaron, Vivian Grezzini, frederic dumond, Kasper T Toeplitz on the notion of composition...
Revue & Corrigée
2015
French edition
Revue & Corrigée
Stephen O'Malley, Julien Palomo / Improvising Beings, the Polish scene by Kasper Toeplitz, a history of musical destructions by Matthieu Saladin...
Revue & Corrigée
2015
French edition
Revue & Corrigée
Jean-Noël Cognard and his label Bloc Thyristors, a portrait of Anna Zaradny, Jean-Claude Eloy's virtual orchestra, music and handicap, a tribute to Bernard Heidsieck, a history of musical destructions by Matthieu Saladin...
Dario Gamboni - La destruction de l\'art - Iconoclasme et vandalisme depuis la Révolution française
2015
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History – Œuvres en sociétés
The relationship between Modern art and its destruction.
Revue & Corrigée
2014
French edition
Revue & Corrigée
Rashad Becker, Catherine Lamb, video in performing Arts, Festival Sonorités, what is normal music?, Cie Ouïe/Dire, a history of musical destructions by Matthieu Saladin...
Revue & Corrigée
2014
French edition
Revue & Corrigée
Lasse Marhaug, Les Instants Chavirés, William Basinski, Uzeste Musical / Cie Lubat de Gasconha, a history of musical destructions by Matthieu Saladin (on John Cage)...
Revue & Corrigée
2014
French edition
Revue & Corrigée
Luc & Brunhild Ferrari's Chantal, Eliane Radigue by Kasper Toeplitz, Yvain Von Stebut, Musique Action festival, filming music, a history of musical destructions by Matthieu Saladin (part 5)...
Art and Culture in Times of Conflict - Contemporary Reflections
2014
English edition
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
(last copies available!)
Ten contemporary artists present works thematically related to the exhibition “Ravaged: Art and Culture in Times of Conflict”. This publication explores their oeuvres and reveals their creative processes. This contemporary perspective makes clear that the destruction of cultural heritage remains a very current subject today.
Revue & Corrigée
2013
French edition
Revue & Corrigée
Christine Baudillon, Robin Fox, PaaLabRes, a history of musical destructions by Matthieu Saladin (part 4)...
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).
Revue & Corrigée
2013
French edition
Revue & Corrigée
Jonas Kocher, Guy Girard, Tetsuo Furudate, Festival Densités, PaaLabRes, a history of musical destructions by Matthieu Saladin (part 3)...
Renoncer à l\'art - Figures du romantisme et des années 1970
2013
French edition
Roven - books
Renunciation as an artistic practice.
Revue & Corrigée
2013
French edition
Revue & Corrigée
The experimental scene in Cairo, radio studios in Warsaw, PaaLabRes, a history of musical destructions by Matthieu Saladin (part 2), Sandra Remski's writings during live shows, the retro-krautrock-mania...
Revue & Corrigée
2013
French edition
Revue & Corrigée
Esther Ferrer, PaaLabRes, Eric Cordier, Le 102 in Grenoble, Lionel Marchetti, a history of musical destructions by Matthieu Saladin...
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.


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