conceptual art

 
 
Stefan Banz - Marcel Duchamp: Richard Mutt\'s Fountain
2019
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.
Michel Parmentier - December 1965 - November 20, 1999 - A Retrospective
2019
English edition
Loevenbruck
Reference monograph on the singularly radical work of Michel Parmentier—an important addition to the history of painting in the second half of the 20th century.
Claire Fontaine - La grève humaine - Et l\'art de créer la liberté
2019
French edition
Diaphanes - Misceallenous
forthcoming
An anthology of Claire Fontaine's texts.
Stefan Brüggemann - Hyper-Palimpsest
2019
English edition
Mathieu Copeland editions
This publication reflects upon the exhibition of Stefan Brüggemann's nihilist statements read, sung, and screamed by Punk icon Iggy Pop, sculpting aurally the spaces of a seemingly empty gallery covered in densely painted black paneling paintings.
Pascal Mougin - Moderne / contemporain - Art et littérature des années 1960 à nos jours
2019
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Figures
An analysis of the relationship between art and literature over the last six decades.
Laida Lertxundi - Landscape Plus
2019
trilingual edition (English / Spanish / Basque)
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
First monograph.
Danh Vo -
2019
bilingual edition (English / French)
CAPC
Designed under the direction of the artist, this monograph is devoted to Danh Vo's in situ installation at the CAPC museum, through which the conceptual artist explores the relationship between individual and collective history, and the notions of power and masculinity.
Lucio Fontana - Ambienti/Environments
2019
English edition
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
The reference monograph deepens, for the first time in an exhaustive way, the pioneering installations created by Fontana since the late 1940s.
Jennifer Bornstein - Prints
2019
English edition
Sternberg Press - Monographs and artists' books
Prints by Jennifer Bornstein gathers together a body of work encompassing her latest projects in printmaking during a recent fellowship at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard University. These works are contextualized by earlier projects in drawing, film, and artist books that span the 1990s to the present.
Guy Mees - The Lost Space
2019
trilingual edition (English / Flemish / French)
Paraguay Press
Publication devoted to the only statement the Belgian artist has ever published about his own work.
Fredrik Værslev - Fredrik Værslev as I Imagine Him
2018
French edition
JRP|Editions - Monographs
This comprehensive monograph offers an overview of the artist's oeuvre from the last decade. It brings together essays which explore Værslev's relationship to the history of painting and suburban architecture and culture, as well as his artistic process.
Eva Evrard -
2018
bilingual edition (English / French)
Analogues - Monographs
First monograph: minimalist artist Eva Evrard explores the book form, sculpture and installation to question the complexity of the body. Her artistic project is defined by its formal polysemy, inspired by American conceptual art and the renewal of the Arts & Crafts movement.
Andrea Galvani -
2018
English edition
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
This monograph offers a portrait of over a decade of work by international artist Andrea Galvani. It is a visual excavation into the rigorous research, scientific methodologies, and philosophical thought that underscore his practice. His most notable projects are examined through essays, field notes, calculations, cartographies… in support of a better understanding of a both demanding and fascinating work.
Terry Fox - AudioWorks (vinyl LP)
2018
French edition
Song Cycle Records
Originally published in 1983 by Maurizio Nannucci, this collection gathers a careful selection of audio works by American body artist and conceptual artist Terry Fox, also a pioneer of sound art.
Glenn Ligon - Debris Field / Notes for a Poem on the Third World / Soleil Negre
2018
bilingual edition (English / French)
Is-Land
Catalogue of the American artist's exhibition at Galerie Chantal Crousel: the publication presents a series of new works (neon, painting, drawing) inspired by texts by Gertrude Stein and Pier Paolo Pasolini, and by the artist's reflections on language, race and gender. The book includes poems by writer, artist and Act Up activist Gregg Bordowitz, and an essay by teacher and writer Sara Nadal-Melsio.
Alejandro Cesarco - Learning the Language (Present Continuous I)
2018
trilingual edition (English / French / Spanish)
Jeu de Paume - Monographs
This catalogue stems from the artist's eponymous video project dedicated to Argentine pianist Margarita Fernández. The publication reproduces two texts from seminars given by Fernández, in which she gives an analysis of the filmic and musical writing taking the example of Robert Bresson's use of Franz Schubert's Sonata in A major.
 Art & Language - Reality (Dark) Fragments (Light)
2018
bilingual edition (English / French)
Art centers, museums, galleries & varia
This monograph covers more than fifty years of creation by Art & Language, whose artists are at the origin of conceptual art. Through unpublished texts by Matthew Jesse Jackson and Art & Language, a transcript of their opera libretto Victorine, and an interview with the artist collective, this publication questions their journey, and more broadly, the relationship between contemporary art and conceptual art.
Guy Mees - The Weather is Quiet, Cool, and Soft
2018
English edition
Sternberg Press - Monographs and artists' books
The late Belgian artist Guy Mees has been a central figure of Antwerp's art scene since the 1970s. This catalogue features emblematic works and unpublished archival materials from the artist's creative phases spanning the 1960s to 2000s; two unpublished essays, and an interview with the artist.
Heimo Zobernig - Farben / Alphabet
2018
English edition
IF Publications
This publication brings together two early works by Heimo Zobernig, Farben and Alphabet.
Rémy Zaugg - Après Rémy Zaugg /  Avant Rémy Zaugg
2018
French edition
Les presses du réel – Contemporary art – Monographs
Rémy Zaugg's early work.
Yoko Ono - Everything in the Universe is Unfinished
2018
English edition
JRP|Editions - Artists' books & editions
This new publication by avant-garde artist and cultural icon Yoko Ono combines never-before-published texts and invitation pieces written in 2016–2018 with drawings from the “Franklin Summer” series she started in 1994.
 Olivier Mosset & Jean-Baptiste Sauvage - Olt
2018
bilingual edition (English / French)
Art centers, museums, galleries & varia
out of stock
This publication provides an in-depth exploration of the artists joint project Olt, focusing on a 1967 promotional campaign by the French oil company Elf. The book highlights Mosset and Sauvage's common interest in graphic design and roadside art, and features a text by Jill Gasparina on the circle as a symbol of visual modernity, as well as an interview with the two artists.
Teresa Burga - Aleatory Structures
2018
bilingual edition (English / German)
JRP|Editions - Monographs
This comprehensive monograph on Teresa Burga acknowledges the recent reassessment of the multidisciplinary artist's work as a pioneering voice in Peruvian contemporary art.
Gianni Pettena - Non-Conscious Architecture
2018
bilingual edition (English / Italian)
Sternberg Press - Monographs and artists' books
out of stock
This publication surveys the work of Italian critic, architect, and visual artist Gianni Pettena. Focusing on a rich ten-year period of production that began in the mid-sixties, it brings new attention to the artistic and intellectual practice of a figure known primarily as one of the main exponents of the Radical Architecture movement.
Luciano Rigolini - AS 15-16
2018
English edition
Edition Patrick Frey
Luciano Rigolini gives a minimalist reinterpretation of photo shoots produced by NASA astronauts during the lunar landing missions Apollo 15 and Apollo 16.