abstract painting

 
 
Barry Schwabsky - The Observer Effect - On Contemporary Painting
2019
English edition
Sternberg Press - History, Criticism and Theory
forthcoming
A wide-ranging collection of texts on contemporary painting, by one of its most finest observer today.
Julio Le Parc - Du réel au virtuel - 1958-2019
2019
French edition
Centre des Arts (CDA)
Julio Le Parc and the practices generated by digital creation.
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.
Pauline Mari - Hartung Nouvelle Vague - De Resnais vers Rohmer
2019
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History – Dedalus
Hans Hartung and the cinema.
Ian Davenport - Horizons
2019
English edition
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
Horizons presents a group of approximately seventeen large-scale works from the last thirty years by British abstract artist Ian Davenport, from the earlier pieces made with industrial materials of the '80s, till the more complex multicolored works of the last years.
Claudia Comte - The Curves, the Corners, and the Machines
2019
bilingual edition (English / French)
Printemps de septembre
This catalogue documents Claudia Comte's project for the 2016 edition of the Printemps de september, based on a selection of 600 parts from the aeronautics industry.
Sylvain Croci-Torti -
2019
bilingual edition (English / French)
JRP|Editions - First monographs
First monograph on Swiss painter Sylvain Croci-Torti.
 Zao Wou-Ki - Inks and Watercolours (1948-2009)
2019
bilingual edition (English / French)
Kamel Mennour
An immersion in Zao Wou-Ki's works on paper, Chinese ink and watercolors, covering 60 years of creation.
 Sterling Ruby & Raf Simons - Beyond the Collaboration
2019
English edition
Sternberg Press - History, Criticism and Theory
An exchange between artist Sterling Ruby and fashion designer Raf Simons.
Peter Halley - Paintings of the 1980s - The Catalogue Raisonné
2019
English edition
JRP|Editions - Retrospective monographs
Catalogue raisonné of paintings realized by Peter Halley between 1980 and 1989.
Piotr Uklański - Pornalikes
2019
sans texte
Edition Patrick Frey
A book of portraits with a difference, culled from a 2002–2018 photo archive of porn actors who resemble or actually even portray celebrities and public figures. Polish artist Piotr Uklański draws on a stock of hard and soft copies of “dirty” glossy men's magazines like Hustler and Loaded—as well as a plethora of meme culture material dumped on websites and blogs.
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.
Cécile Bart - Effet d\'hiver
2019
bilingual edition (English / French)
Frac Bretagne
New monograph: a retrospective of Cécile Bart's main projects since fifteen years, from the multiple configurations of her painting/screen to her most recent immersive works, with three interviews.
Yves Charnay - Les Cahiers de couleurs
2019
French edition
EnsAD
Revised and expanded edition of the“Color notebooks” published by the National School of Decorative Arts, a synthesis of a series of in-depth studies initiated by Jacques Fillacier on the characteristics of color perception. A reference pictorial manual, for pedagogical as well as professional purposes, for all practitioners of color—painters, architects, designers, stylists, etc.
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.
David Ostrowski - The Thin Red Line
2019
English edition
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
An exploration of the absence and presence of the (red) color.
Anna-Eva Bergman - Casseroles - Recettes du monde entier
2019
French edition
Fondation Hartung Bergman
Recipes from all over the world: an illustrated cookbook by Anna-Eva Bergman, published for the first time.
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.
 Julien des Monstiers -
2018
bilingual edition (English / French)
Art centers, museums, galleries & varia
First monograph: focusing on French painter's Julien des Monstiers most recent work, this publication features a rich iconography with reproductions and exhibition views. An introductory text by Frédéric Valabrègue invites us into the artist's studio, and the interview by Alain Berland gives a formidable insight into des Monstiers' practice.
Davide Balliano - Building Body
2018
bilingual edition (English / Italian)
Cura. - Cura.books
This catalogue traces a comprehensive itinerary within the artist's rigorous and appealing body of work. A research where austere geometric forms, shaped in tones of white and black, become the alphabet of an open reflection on the world. The publication includes an interview with Balliano by curator Chrissie Iles, a critical essay by Luigi Fassi, and a rich collection of images.
Christodoulos Panayiotou - Pulp Paintings
2018
bilingual edition (English / French)
Kamel Mennour
This catalogue focuses on a series of paintings made of discarded euro banknotes. These imposing fields of colour produced by the synthesis of the original banknotes are part of a greater investigation that seeks to remobilise devalued material. With a foreword by Jean Capeille.
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.
Athene Galiciadis - An Acrylic Glass Pyramid and Three Pendulums attached to a Triangle on a Table
2018
English edition
Edition Patrick Frey
Monograph by artist Athene Galiciadis gathering unpublished artworks, specially created for this publication: inspired by Emma Kunz, Swiss artist and healer, whose work draws on geometric abstraction, Galiciadis produced a series of drawings—figures, spirals, patterns and vases—printed on graph paper, accompanied by photographic documentation.
Hans Hartung - Les années de guerre
2018
French edition
Fondation Hartung Bergman
This catalogue looks back at Hartung's artistic production and life during the Second World War.