Conceptual art

 
 
Joseph Kosuth - Redefining the Context of Art, 1968 and After - The Second Investigation and Public Media
2021
English edition
Sternberg Press - Monographs and artists' books
forthcoming
This first comprehensive survey of Joseph Kosuth's work with public media centers on his pioneering project The Second Investigation (1968–74).
Claude Rutault - déca-l\'âge
2021
French edition
Walden n
forthcoming
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.
Erik Avert - George Brecht, vers un art transdisciplinaire
2021
French edition
Les presses du réel – Avant-gardes – L'écart absolu (Absolute Gap) – Fundamental
forthcoming
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.
Richard Hertz - Jack Goldstein et la CalArts Mafia
2021
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.
Wolfgang Stoerchle - Success in Failure
2021
English edition
Christophe Daviet-Théry
forthcoming
First monograph devoted to the work of video artist and performer Wolfgang Stoerchle (1944-1976), an artistic figure of the Californian scene in the 1970s, based on extensive research and three international exhibitions.
Ed Ruscha - A Reader
2021
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Documents
JRP|Editions - Documents (co-edition Les presses du réel)
forthcoming
Renewing our understanding of Ruscha's art.
Ion Grigorescu - Diaries and Dreams - 1976-1979
2021
English edition
Sternberg Press - Monographs and artists' books
Second volume of Ion Grigorescu's translated diaries, assembled like a small literary and art-historical sensation of the period between 1976 and 1979.
Hubert Renard - Catalogue raisonné - 1969-1998
2021
bilingual edition (English / French)
mfc-michèle didier - Monographs & artist's books
The first complete inventory of Hubert Renard's work, between 1969 and 1998, includes all finished works, paintings, sculptures, installations, unique or multiple pieces.
Olaf Nicolai - ( !? x : ..? X!
2021
Florence Loewy
A poem written by the artist for the space of the book composed only of punctuation marks.
Philippe Thomas - L\'agence
2021
French edition
MAMCO - Monographs
The first systematic and exhaustive study of the company named Readymades belong to everyone® with which Philippe Thomas radically questioned the author's figure.
Olivier Mosset -
2021
English edition
JRP|Editions - Monographs
An extensive overview of Olivier Mosset's six-decade painting practice.
Olivier Mosset -
2021
French edition
MAMCO - Monographs
An extensive overview of Olivier Mosset's six-decade painting practice.
Josephine Meckseper -
2021
bilingual edition (English / French)
Sternberg Press - Monographs and artists' books
New monograph / catalogue.
Fredrik Værslev - Open Window
2021
bilingual edition (English / Norwegian)
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
A rich selection of archival material along with critical essays and the series of paintings and spatial intervention that Fredrik Værslev especially produced for his exhibition at the Kunstnerforbundet in Oslo.
Fredrik Værslev - World Paintings
2021
English edition
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
Dieter Roelstraete deciphers the series of national flags painted by Norwegian artist Fredrik Værslev.
Mathieu Copeland - En affinité(s) - Allan Kaprow / Arnaud Labelle-Rojoux
2021
bilingual edition (English / French)
Loevenbruck
A new essay by curator and publisher Mathieu Copeland about Arnaud Labelle-Rojoux's reinvention of Allan Kaprow's environment The Apple Shrine and considering, more generally, the themes of reinvention in art and the exhibition form.
Steffani Jemison - Mikrokosmos - Another time, this time, one time (vinyl LP)
2020
Art centers, museums, galleries & varia
Formed in 2016 as the collaborative platform of composer Justin Hicks and artist Steffani Jemison, Mikrokosmos mines the history of Black music. This ongoing project has manifested in many forms: workshop, study session, concert, listening session, book, prompt, score. “Another time, this time, one time,” the first Mikrokosmos LP, uses Gil Scott-Heron and Brian Jackson's “We Almost Lost Detroit” (1977) as the raw material for R&B songwriting.
Luis Camnitzer - E-flux journal - One Number Is Worth One Word
2020
English edition
Sternberg Press - E-flux journal
This collection of texts—with many unpublished—spans over half a century of the conceptual artist's radical engagement with art education and its institutions.
 Ludovic Chemarin© - Kentia
2020
French edition
Incertain Sens - Artist's books and editions
Between an artist's book, an essay and a catalogue, this publication explores the notion of “installation” in the appropriation strategy developed by the now fictional artist Ludovic Chemarin©, through the conceptual figure of the Kentia palm.
Stefan Banz - Morton L. Schamberg: God
2020
English edition
Kunsthalle Marcel Duchamp
A study attempting to put the authorship of God back into perspective with the help of new sources and to explain why this is actually a work by Morton L. Schamberg.
Martin Barré - Transatlantique
2020
bilingual edition (English / French)
ER Publishing
Six American artists share their invaluable perspectives on the decisive work of Martin Barré, a major figure in French Abstraction of the late 20th century.
Annette Kelm - Tomato Target
2020
bilingual edition (English / German)
Sternberg Press - Monographs and artists' books
A comprehensive look at the unique artistic work of German photographer Annette Kelm and the visual idiom she has developed over the course of her career.
Stefan Banz - Marcel Duchamp: Richard Mutt\'s Fountain
2020
English edition
Kunsthalle Marcel Duchamp
Stefan Banz has brought together and evaluated all the relevant documents and sources relating to Fountain by Richard Mutt alias Marcel Duchamp. At least one thing is certain after reading them: Elsa von Freytag-Loringhoven had definitively nothing to do with the creation of Fountain. In addition, Banz has succeeded in writing a highly inspiring book containing many new and revealing ideas that present this work of the century in a much more differentiated light.
Martin Herbert - Unfold This Moment - The Art of Carol Bove
2020
English edition
Sternberg Press - History, Criticism and Theory
An exploration of the work of sculpture and conceptual artist Carol Bove, by art critic Martin Herbert.
Sergej Jensen -
2020
bilingual edition (English / German)
Bom Dia Boa Tarde Boa Noite
Retrospective catalogue spanning more than fifteen years of work by the conceptual textile artist known to explore the idiom of minimalist painting.


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