Institutional Critique

 
 
Is Now the Time for Joyous Rage? - (A Series of Open Questions, vol. 4)
2023
English edition
Sternberg Press - History, Criticism and Theory
forthcoming
The fourth volume of the Wattis Institute's annual reader, on the themes found in the work of Lorraine O'Grady: Black female subjectivity, intersectional feminism, institutional critique, music, and translation.
 Gerard & Kelly - Ruins
2023
bilingual edition (English / French)
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
A presentation of video installations, sculptures, site-specific interventions, performance and works on paper by the duo of Californian artists and choreographers.
Daniel Buren - Ascending Point of View, work in situ
2023
bilingual edition (English / French)
various
New monograph, centered around a temporary work in situ by Daniel Buren, allowing to further explore the close relationship that the artist weaves with architecture, landscape but also points of view.
The Art of Critique
2022
English edition
Lenz Press
A feminist approach to broaden and challenge traditional art historical definitions of institutional critique.
Karen Archey - After Institutions
2022
English edition
Floating Opera Press
The current crisis of museums and the future of Institutional Critique.
Between the Material and the Possible - Infrastructural Re-examination and Speculation in Art
2022
English edition
Sternberg Press - History, Criticism and Theory
From "institutional critique" to "infrastructural critique" .
Rehearsing Hospitalities - Companion 3
2021
English edition
Archive Books
A series of essays and visual contributions critically reflecting on the questions of hospitality safety, security and care.
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.
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This collection of texts—with many unpublished—spans over half a century of the conceptual artist's radical engagement with art education and its institutions.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.
Rehearsing Hospitalities - Companion 2
2020
English edition
Archive Books
A series of essays and visual contributions critically reflecting on the current structures of knowledge within the art world.
Reinventing Daily Life
2020
bilingual edition (English / Dutch)
Sternberg Press - Sandberg Series
Art as a tool to reinvent our daily reality: textual and visual outcomes of the temporary master Reinventing Daily Life at the Sandberg Instituut in Amsterdam.
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.
Olivier Mosset - Mosset / Christophe (maxi 45RPM vinyl)
2019
CAN (Centre d'Art Neuchâtel)
The singer Christophe puts to music Olivier Mosset's interviews.
 Art & Language - Reality (Dark) Fragments (Light)
2018
bilingual edition (English / French)
various
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.
Heimo Zobernig - Farben / Alphabet
2018
English edition
IF Publications
This publication brings together two early works by Heimo Zobernig, Farben and Alphabet.
Merlin Carpenter - “The Outside Can\'t Go Outside”
2018
English edition
Sternberg Press - Institut für Kunstkritik
Why has there been so much interest in “surplus value” in recent years? In “The Outside Can't Go Outside”, artist Merlin Carpenter considers how this term has been inserted into contemporary art theory following the financial crisis of 2007/8.
Olivier Mosset - Wheels
2018
English edition
Edition Patrick Frey
Wheels gives a special overview of Olivier Mosset's career through the prism of his fascination for motorcycle and motor vehicles and their influence on his artistic practice.
Jacques Charlier - Un art sans identité
2017
bilingual edition (English / French)
MO.CO. Panacée
Catalogue dedicated to one of the pioneers of European conceptual art, whose work adopts a critical approach of the art world and the avant-garde. The publication offers an overview of the Belgian artist's career, and gathers texts by Jean-Michel Botquin from 1960 to 1980, and recent contributions by Nicolas Bourriaud, Denys Riout, Denis Gielen, and Serge Bonati.
Merlin Carpenter - Midcareer Paintings
2017
bilingual edition (English / German)
Sternberg Press - Monographs and artists' books
Merlin Carpenter investigates the status of the midcareer artist with a conceptual project involving the exhibition of transit blankets. The publication documents these works and related gallery shows, in addition with texts by Kunsthalle Bern director Valérie Knoll and artist Sam Lewitt.
Daniel Buren - Works & Process - Volume 2 (2 DVD)
2017
French edition (English subtitles)
a.p.r.e.s editions - Works & Process (DVD)
Second DVD in the “Works & Process” series to be dedicated to Daniel Buren's work, this new collection of films offers various documentary approaches of this major artist's work in a 3-hour program.
Marcel Broodthaers - Charles Baudelaire - Je hais le mouvement qui déplace les lignes
2016
French edition
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
Facsimile edition of an artist book by Marcel Broodthaers based on a verse from Baudelaire's poem La Beauté.
Daniel Buren - Libretto - Daniel Buren : une fresque (box set)
2016
French edition
MER. B&L
The journal/catalogue conceived by Daniel Buren for his retrospective at BOZAR.
Daniel Buren - D\'une arche aux autres - Travail in situ, Casablanca
2015
bilingual edition (English / French)
a.p.r.e.s editions - Documents & Video Works (DVD)
A documentation on the development and reception of Daniel Buren's monumental in situ work in the gardens of the Sacred Heart Church of Casablanca.
Hans Haacke - Esthétique des systèmes
2015
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – ArTeC
First French translation of the two famous essays in which Jack Burnham draws the profile of an “aesthetic systems.”
Daniel Buren - 1965...2015
2015
bilingual edition (English / French)
Kamel Mennour
A retrospective retracing in pictures fifty years of creation.
 Art & Language - Made in Zurich - Selected Editions  – 1965-1972
2015
trilingual edition (English / German / French)
various
An essential publication that allows to reevaluate the importance and impact of the work of the pioneering English group Art & Language, and the emergence of Conceptual art in the early 1970s.
Andrea Fraser - Initiales - Initiales A.F.
2015
French edition
Initiales
5th issue of the art and research magazine is dedicated to Andrea Fraser.
 Ludovic Chemarin© - Ludovic Chemarin© - 1998-2005 / 2011-2014...
2015
French edition
Art Book Magazine
In 2011, Damien Beguet and P. Nicolas Ledoux purchase the name of artist Ludovic Chemarin after he decided to end his career in 2005. Since then, they have been exploiting his name through exhibitions, conferences, and interviews. This monograph gives an overview of the project, gathering exhaustive documentation and essays from critics, historians, and lawyers.
Parachute - The Anthology (vol. 3) – Photography, Film, Video, and New Media
2014
English edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Documents
JRP|Editions - Documents (co-edition Les presses du réel)
Third volume of the anthology (1975-2000), focusing on photography, film, video, and new media.
Daniel Buren - Travaux in situ & situés - Istres (book / DVD)
2014
bilingual edition (English / French), film in French version with English subtitles
a.p.r.e.s editions - Books-DVDs
The design, construction and reception of all interventions by Daniel Buren in the public space of the city of Istres in 2013.
Luis Camnitzer - Drawing Room Confessions #7
2014
English edition
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
(last copies available!)
Luis Camnitzer plays the Drawing Room Confessions.
Parachute - The Anthology (vol. 2) – Performance & Performativity
2014
English edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Documents
JRP|Editions - Documents (co-edition Les presses du réel)
Second volume of the anthology (1975-2000), focusing on performance and performativity.
Joshua Decter - Art Is a Problem
2014
English edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Documents
JRP|Editions - Documents (co-edition Les presses du réel)
An anthology: selected criticism, essays, interviews, and curatorial projects, since 1986-2012.
 Elmgreen & Dragset - Biography
2014
English edition
Archive Books
A collection of texts in which a number of art historians and other professionals reflect on the artists' practice.
Apolonija Šušteršič - Selected Projects - 1995-2012
2013
bilingual edition (English / Spanish)
Sternberg Press - Monographs and artists' books
The first comprehensive survey on the work of Slovenian artist/architect Apolonija Šušteršič, between Conceptual art, Contextualism, institutional critique, and relational aesthetics.
Heimo Zobernig - ohne Titel (in Red)
2012
bilingual edition (English / German)
JRP|Editions - Monographs
An exhibition in book-form.
Merlin Carpenter - The Opening
2011
English edition
Sternberg Press - Monographs and artists' books
Focused on a series of exhibitions entitled The Opening—marked by the fact that all the paintings presented were produced at the galleries during the exhibition openings—the book documents all six events via text and snapshot-like images.
Daniel Buren - Works & Process - New expanded edition (2 DVD)
2011
French edition (English subtitles)
a.p.r.e.s editions - Works & Process (DVD)
25.00 20.00 €
New expanded and subtitled edition: nearly four-hour program consisting of twelve films, five documentaries, unpublished documents as well as original video works by the artist.
Daniel Buren - Œuvres contemporaines, 1964-1966
2010
bilingual edition (English / French)
Kamel Mennour
Catalogue.
Heimo Zobernig - Catalogue
2010
bilingual edition (English / French)
Les presses du réel – Contemporary art – Monographs
CAPC
An “experimental monograph” (conceived by Heimo Zobernig) which offers a sidelong journey through the multi-facetted body of workmade by the Austrian artist since more than 30 years, which also offers a novel line of thinking about the layout of an artwork, and gathers a selection of “historical” texts and new commissioned essays.
Josh Smith -
2010
texts in English and French
Les presses du réel – Contemporary art – Artists' books & editions
A facsimile of the sketchbook made by the two artists for their first duo exhibition.
Josh Smith -
2009
no text
JRP|Editions - Artists' books & editions
Artist's book.
Daniel Buren - Grandes Conférences (DVD)
2009
French edition
a.p.r.e.s editions - Conferences (DVD)
A conversation between the artist and the architect.
A Crime Against Art (DVD)
2008
English edition
JRP|Editions - Bureau des Videos (DVD)
The film of a trial for crime against art.
Josh Smith - Can your monkey do the dog
2007
no text
mfc-michèle didier - Monographs, editions & artist's books
Can your monkey do the dog is the title for this book conceived jointly by Josh Smith and Christopher Wool. Thanks to digital imaging, they created together a series of pieces; one of them proposed an image from his corpus, which the other one reworked, by adding or removing elements. A new "layer" was each time superimposed on the previous one, without any constraint or mutual censorship regulating the alternating interventions.
Kunst und Öffentlichkeit - Kritische Praxis der Kunst im Stadtraum Zürich
2007
German edition
JRP|Editions - Anthologies & Art Theory
Art and public spaces in the city.
 Art & Language - Homes for Homes II
2006
English edition
JRP|Editions - Monographs
Art as theory of the practice and practice of the theory.
Jean-Philippe Antoine - Marcel Broodthaers - Moule, Muse, Méduse
2006
French edition
Les presses du réel – Literature – Literary field
Poetry and space for Marcel Broodthaers—a critical essay.
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