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Abstract painting

 
 
Liam Gillick - A Max De Vos
2022
English edition
MER. B&L
forthcoming
A novel by Liam Gillick.
Joan Mitchell - Témoignages et confidences
2022
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Misceallenous
forthcoming
A lively and intimate portrait of one of the greatest American painters of the 20th century, through a collection of unpublished interviews conducted by Guy Bloch-Champfort with artists, art historians and personalities close to Joan Mitchell, from Paul Auster to Zuka.
Sedje Hémon - Emotion of Spirits
2022
English edition
Archive Books
A panorama of the multifaceted and transversal production of the Dutch-Jewish painter and composer Sedje Hémon (1923-2011), with fifteen essays.
You can go anywhere - The Josef and Anni Albers Foundation at 50 (box set)
2022
English edition
varia
A large series of essays, written by people from around the world who have contributed to the Josef and Anni Albers Foundation's work, revealing how the non-profit organization has carried on the Albers' legacy over the years. The heart of the book, lavishly illustrated, is devoted to the Foundation's many donations to international museums, including rarely shown works of art.
Prunella Clough - A small thing edgily
2022
English edition
Floating Opera Press
Exhibition catalogue with twenty color illustrations of paintings by the British painter Prunella Clough (1919–1999), focusing on the artist's late-career departure from the industrial figuration for which she was known into a wry, quietly influential approach to abstraction.
Tyra Tingleff - Of Course I\'m Not Sorry
2022
English edition
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
A colorful and lively journey through Tyra Tingleff's artistic practice.
Josef Herzog - Untitled, 1964-1998
2022
bilingual edition (English / German)
Edition Patrick Frey
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.
Asger Jorn - Musique phénoménale (2 CD)
2022
Tochnit Aleph
The first ever reissue of the piece recorded by Asger Jorn & Jean Dubuffet in 1960-61 in Paris.
Ernst Caramelle - 2/5
2022
no text
Captures - 2/5 Series
Four artist's posters.
Ramsès Younan - The Share of Sand
2022
English edition
Zamân - Zamân Books
The first official monograph project around Ramsès Younan (1913-1966), a major figure and member of the Egyptian surrealists group, this volume gathers an exhaustive catalogue of Younan's paintings, drawings and visual experimentations with an anthology of critical essays about and by the artist.
Shirley Jaffe - Transatlantique
2022
bilingual edition (English / French)
ER Publishing
At the invitation of Frédéric Paul, nine artists from both sides of the Atlantic cast an eye on the work of American abstract painter Shirley Jaffe (1923-2016).
Albert Oehlen - “Big paintings by me with small paintings by others”
2021
bilingual edition (English / Italian)
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
The artist as collector: Albert Oehlen's own artworks nail-to-nail with masterpieces from his personal collection.
Georges Mathieu -
2021
bilingual edition (English / French)
Perrotin
Reference monograph of Georges Mathieu (1921-2012), a major figure of mid-20th century abstraction, founder of Lyrical Abstraction, inventor of performance art, pioneer of Action Painting, speed and risk, dripping, early inspirer of street art.
Josh Sperling - The ABC to XYZ of Josh Sperling
2021
English edition
Perrotin
Josh Sperling's first catalogue raisonné: this carefully produced publication (cloth-bound cover, different papers) is a comprehensive record of paintings produced thus far by the prolific artist, featuring an accompanying essay by Kyle Chayka.
Claude Rutault - déca-l\'âge
2021
French edition
Walden n
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.
Marcel Alocco - Fluxus, Events, Music (1964-2021)
2021
bilingual edition (English / French)
Vroum - Editions
Marcel Alocco's Events, some poem-scores to be performed in a real or imaginary space.
James Bishop - Transatlantique
2021
bilingual edition (English / French)
ER Publishing
Eight artists, among the many who have been profoundly marked by the work as rare as it is decisive of James Bishop (1927-2021), share their perspectives on the American painter.
Vincent Broqua - Malgré la ligne droite - L\'écriture américaine de Josef Albers
2021
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History – Misceallenous
The essential place of writing in the work of Josef Albers (1888-1976), one of the most important artists, painters and educators of the 20th century.
Sarah Cain - Music Book
2021
English edition
X Artists' Books
Music Book is a 64-page facsimile artist's book by Sarah Cain, comprising a series of colorful abstractions painted directly over a collection of vintage sheet music.
Ramsès Younan - La Part du sable
2021
French edition
Zamân - Zamân Books
The first official monograph project around Ramsès Younan, a major figure and member of the Egyptian surrealists group, this volume gathers an exhaustive catalogue of Younan's paintings, drawings and visual experimentations with an anthology of critical essays about and by the artist.
Simon Hantaï - Transatlantique
2021
bilingual edition (English / French)
ER Publishing
Seven American artists share their invaluable perspectives on the decisive work of Simon Hantaï.
Josef Albers - Messico 1935/1956
2021
bilingual edition (English / Italian)
Humboldt Books - Time Travel
Unpublished photographs taken by Josef Albers during his travels to Mexico with Anni in the 1930s and 50s.
Marcel Alocco - Au présent dans le texte & Cinq Rhapsodies
2021
French edition
Enseigne des Oudin
The writings of the artist Marcel Alocco, painter, writer and poet, presented in the chronological order of their writing, from 1963 to 2001.
Marcel Alocco - Origine Nice
2021
French edition
Enseigne des Oudin
The first “Cahier Enseigne des Oudin” (Enseigne des Oudin's booklet) highlights three periods of Marcel Alocco's work in two volumes, emphasizing the scale of a mythological tale printed in every image the artist and poet has offered over a fifty-year period, through his Patchwork Painting and the ornamented unweaving on the canvas surface.
Olivier Mosset -
2021
English edition
JRP|Editions - Monographs
An extensive overview of Olivier Mosset's six-decade painting practice.
Emma Kunz - Penta
2021
no text
Nieves
A selection of works on paper by Swiss visionary outsider artist and healer Emma Kunz (1892-1963), close to geometric abstraction.
John Armleder - 2/5
2021
no text
Captures - 2/5 Series
Four artist's posters.
Olivier Mosset -
2021
French edition
MAMCO - Monographs
An extensive overview of Olivier Mosset's six-decade painting practice.
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.
Fouad Bellamine - Colours of Silence
2021
trilingual edition (English / Arabic / French)
Kulte Editions
“Just painting, without any pattern-pretext nor anecdote”: the first monograph of Moroccan abstract painter Fouad Bellamine.
Pierre Soulages - Outrenoir
2021
bilingual edition (English / French)
Perrotin
A series of “Outrenoirs” produced by Pierre Soulages between 1986 and 2018.
Rafael Pérez - Centro de la tierra - Multicolor y cambiante
2020
no text
Nieves
Rafael Pérez' sketchbook presented in this publication was created in his studio in December 1992 in Dielsdorf, Zurich, as a Christmas present for his wife Ursula. Only minor alterations to the pagination, size and dedication have been made.
Steve DiBenedetto - The Drawing Centre - Chromatic Oblivion – Drawings, 1986-2019
2020
bilingual edition (English / French)
Les presses du réel – Contemporary art – The Drawing Centre
Steve DiBenedetto's drawings.
Thomas Canto - Still Lifes of Spacetime
2020
bilingual edition (English / French)
varia
First monograph.
Cécile Bart - 6 x Cécile Bart (DVD)
2020
Frac Franche-Comté
Six films around six exhibitions by Cécile Bart, closer to the aesthetics of an artist's film than a documentary, introducing the viewer to the proximity of the works.
Ana Manso - Agar
2020
trilingual edition (English / Italian / Portuguese)
Cura. - Cura.books
This book surveys the work made in the last few years by Portuguese artist Ana Manso.
Stephen Rosenthal - Constellation
2020
English edition
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
New monograph.
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.
Farah Atassi -
2020
bilingual edition (English / French)
Les presses du réel – Contemporary art – Monographs
Le Consortium - Monographs
(last copies available!)
Reference monograph.
Hans Hartung - Hans Hartung et l\'abstraction - « Réalité autre, mais réalité quand même »
2020
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History – Misceallenous
Fondation Hartung Bergman
Drawing on extensive documentation and unpublished sources, this collective publication proposes an ambitious re-examination of Hans Hartung's prolific work and eventful personal trajectory as an actor in a broader history of abstraction, which also provides a fertile matrix for many other reflections on twentieth-century art.
Paolo Gioli - Impressions sauvages
2020
French edition
Les presses du réel – Cinema & video art – Monographs
Retrospective monograph of the photographer and filmmaker Paolo Gioli, an active member of the Italian avant-garde of the 1970s: an overview of his work, with a dozen essays, an interview and the artist's writings.
Jean-François Maurige - Éditions 1991-2019
2020
bilingual edition (English / French)
varia
The catalogue raisonné of Jean-François Maurige's prints produced with Michael Woolworth from 1991 to 2019.
Mette Winckelmann - Laila Uti
2020
bilingual edition (English / Danish)
Bom Dia Boa Tarde Boa Noite
Artist's book.
John Armleder - The Grand Tour
2020
English edition
JRP|Editions - Monographs
A retrospective look at the work of our contemporary art godfather.
Eamon Ore-Giron - Infinite Regress
2020
English edition
Bom Dia Boa Tarde Boa Noite
First monograph: American artist Eamon Ore-Giron's hard-edge paintings combine Native American traditions and European abstraction. This publication offers a dialogue between his ongoing Infinite Regress series and the prose of poet and scholar Edgar Garcia.
Robert Morris - The Perceiving Body
2020
bilingual edition (English / French)
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
(last copies available!)
Retrospective catalogue spanning Morris's early years, covering the 1960s and 1970s through a selection of works, historical essays, interviews with collaborators, and texts by the artist.
Franz Erhard Walther - L\'autre conception de l\'œuvre
2020
French edition
MAMCO - MAMCO Collection
A detailed analysis of Franz Erhard Walther's pioneering Werksatz series of wearable fabric sculptures by Erik Verhargen, accompanied by a history of the piece by Thierry Davila.
Olivier Mosset -
2020
French edition
Les presses du réel – Contemporary art – Monographs
Editions du Griffon - Monographs & catalogues
Olivier Mosset's reference monograph offers a complete panorama of the work of one of the central figures in post-war abstract painting, and a pivotal reference for generations of European and American painters, covering six decades of practice, from the first experiments to the monumental recent works.
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