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.
This monograph dedicated to the sculptor Klara Kristalova is a tribute to her whole work, revealings on the one hand her drawings and on the other hand her sculptures, sometimes in various exhibition places.
Produced as a follow-up to three previous publications edited by Mamco between 2010 and 2017, this monograph is a compilation of found images associated with Yvan Salomone's own photographs. It also features an interview with the artist and new essays examining his practice.
A palimpsest reconstruction of French Jesuit missionary Alexandre de Rhodes's (1591–1660) Rhodes of Viet Nam: The Travels and Missions of Father Alexandre de Rhodes in China and Other Kingdoms of the Orient, originally published in 1653 (artists' book).
Les presses du réel – Contemporary art – Monographs
This monograph spans forty years of drawings and works on paper, offering an insight into a lesser-known part of Moulène's artistic practice. A jubilant documentation rich with autobiographical elements.
Focusing on a lesser known aspect of Walter Pfeiffer's practice, this monograph explores the Swiss photographer's graphic works throughout the decades: large-scale hyper-realistic pencil drawings, drawings in China ink, colored pencils and watercolors, characterized by a joyful sensuality that emanates from his portraits of friends and his floral still lifes.
This extensive volume spans the drawings of Argentinian artist Guillermo Kuitca from 1971 to 2017. Gathering together for the first time more than 650 works on paper selected from a body of more than 3,000 produced over the course of 40 years, the book lies somewhere between a catalogue raisonné and an artist's book.
Conceived by Sigismond de Vajay, this artist's book combines 70 of his drawings with commissioned essays by Mexican novelist Mario Bellatín, French biologist and glaciology researcher Bruno Jourdain, and geography and biotechnology expert Elizabeth R. Johnson. Together, thanks to their intertwined dialogue around reality, fiction, science, knowledge, and the power of artistic approaches, they express a subjective vision of our changing times.
The first publication dedicated to the work of fashion illustrator and artist Kelly Beeman. Drawing her inspiration from lookbooks and catwalk shots, Kelly Beeman creates paintings that plunges the viewer into a fantasy world of rare delicacy, tinted with subtle references to interior design, architecture, music and literature.
Study book made by artist George Trakas in response to a commission issued by inhabitants of the Lamelouze commune in the southern French region of Gard, north of Alès (as part of the “New Patrons” program, initiated and supported by the Fondation de France).
Monograph gathering most of the artists's recent works—ceramic and faience sculptures, watercolors and gouaches, drawings, collages, and installations—divided into three thematic chapters. The publication includes an interview of several voices (with special guest Mathieu Mercier), and a text by Annabela Tournon.
Following on from the duo's continual playful and dystopic depiction of the human condition, Fine Arts brings together the collection of over ninety watercolors inspired by images found on the Internet.
Thomas Müllenbach's series Halboriginale (“Semi-originals”), which he worked on from 2005-2013, constitutes an artistic appropriation of art-related documentation found in his mailbox over the years. Each book cover is unique, individually designed by the artist.
Devoted to the graphic practice of the artist, Giorgio Griffa – Works on Paper points up the singularity and importance of drawing in Griffa's creative process while introducing a rare selection of drawings and watercolours.
A set of 83 previously unpublished historical works from the 60's (artist's books with collages, drawings, watercolors and paintings), with an essay by Pierre Péju: early works that, under a minimalist and fragile appearance, announce most of the major themes developed in Kiefer's later grandiose oeuvre.