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John Cornu -
2023
bilingual edition (English / French)
various
forthcoming
a panoramic view of John Cornu's practice since 2006, with thirty-eight works accompanied by thirty-eight texts by historians, curators, conservation experts, art critics, and contemporary artists, with as many different approaches and possible readings.
Laura Vazquez - Écrire l\'Art II – 2019-2020 - Quelque chose de surnaturel
2023
French edition
various
forthcoming
Laura Vazquez is an author associated with the 2019/2020 exhibition season of La Kunsthalle Mulhouse. She immersed herself in the universe of four exhibitions, composed freely around the works and ideas she perceived there.
François Mangeol - À la recherche du bonheur
2023
no text
Christophe Daviet-Théry
forthcoming
François Mangeol appropriates Michel Houellebecq's Sérotonine and reduces it to only the letters representing the chemical symbols composing the neurotransmitter linked to the state of happiness (artist's book).
Antonin Artaud - A Sinister Assassin - Last Writings, Ivry-sur-Seine, September 1947–March 1948
2023
bilingual edition (English / French)
Diaphanes - Misceallenous
forthcoming
Edited, translated and with an introduction by Stephen Barber, A Sinister Assassin illuminates Artaud's last, most intensive and terminal work for the first time.
David Douard -
2023
bilingual edition (English / Portuguese)
Serralves
forthcoming
Monograph.
Art & Essai - 2014-2020
2023
French edition
Présent composé
forthcoming
This book documents six years of reflections and productions, that is to say the 47 exhibitions—dedicated to young emerging artists as well as to major actors of the French and international art scene—organized at the Galerie Art & Essai of the University Rennes 2 between 2014 and 2020 under the direction of John Cornu.
Emmanuel Alloa - Le contemporain, l\'intempestif et l\'imminent - Petits arrangements avec une époque
2023
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Documents
forthcoming
A reflection on our present, through a series of portraits of contemporary artists.
Bernard Quirot - Trilogie - BQ+A Bernard Quirot architecte et associés – Trois architectures à Grachaux
2023
French edition
various
forthcoming
As part of a series of publications on singular architectural bodies of work, this volume presents three projects by architects working with Bernard Quirot in Grachaux, Haute-Saône (France), which examine three materials and their use in a local perspective of "critical regionalism".
Marie-Claire Mitout - Les plus belles heures
2023
bilingual edition (English / French)
Roven - books
forthcoming
First monograph dedicated to Marie-Claire Mitout's series of painted images, fixing the best of the day, a life's work initiated in 1990 now including more than one thousand gouache paintings on paper.
Raphaële de Gastines -
2023
French edition
Arsenicgalerie
forthcoming
First monograph.
Marc Buchy - Ka Kualmaku
2023
French edition
Florence Loewy
forthcoming
This artist's book is the achievement of the Ka Kualmaku project conducted in 2018 during a residency of Marc Buchy in Colombia, in Lugar A Dudas, during which the artist began to learn Namtrik, said to be a disappearing language. The book restores this learning as a Namtrik-French language guide.
Denis Briand - Travaux
2023
French edition
Incertain Sens
forthcoming
Both a conference proceedings and an exhibition catalogue, this publication looks back at the career of Denis Briand, artist and university professor, who died on 23 April 2018.
Kassel Jaeger - Shifted in Dreams (vinyl LP)
2023
Shelter Press - Records
forthcoming
François Bonnet's new album, more vaporous, immersive and evocative than ever, explores a wide range of sound sources and techniques to blur musical codes and leave room for memory imprints.
Daniel Teruggi - Sphæra (vinyl LP)
2023
Shelter Press - Records
forthcoming
An electroacoustic piece composed between 1984 and 1989, inspired by the ancient theory of the four elements and exploring the notions of matter and its transformation.
Alice Anderson - Connexions/Collections #1
2023
bilingual edition (English / French)
Zero2
forthcoming
Alice Anderson dialogues with the objects of the Fontevraud Museum of Modern Art, by placing her own works in the spaces of the permanent collections.
Agnès Varda - Light and Shadow / Luz e Sombra
2023
bilingual edition (English / Portuguese)
Serralves
forthcoming
An overview of Agnès Varda's work, from her films to her visual works: collages, video art, installations and photographs (especially those made in Portugal in the 1950s).
Lionel Marchetti - Inland Lake (le lac intérieur) (CD)
2023
Room40
forthcoming
The new alchemical collaboration between Australian chamber ensemble Decibel, and French music concrète composer Lionel Marchetti.
Éliane Radigue - 11 Dec 1980 (2 CD)
2023
Important Records
forthcoming
On December 11, 1980 Eliane Radigue performed live on KPFA. Her full performance is included here, remastered, on two compact discs. Upon hearing these performances for the first time in many years Radigue declared them to be the best versions she'd ever heard.
Jeanne Vicerial - Armors
2023
bilingual edition (English / French)
Templon
forthcoming
The first publication dedicated to the French artist known for her avant-garde practice, pushing back the codes of the textile industry, questioning the dichotomy between made-to-measure and ready-to-wear, and the place of women and the female body in society.
Sébastien Miravète - Bergson structuraliste - L\'aube d\'une autre anthropologie structurale et cognitive
2023
French edition
Les presses du réel – Philosophy / politics – Drama
forthcoming
What does Bergson bring to the history of the concept of "structure" even before the advent of structuralism? Why is his approach still relevant today?
Yves Klein - Dreaming in the Dream of Others
2023
bilingual edition (English / French)
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
forthcoming
Yves Klein may be one of the first European artists to have taken an explicit interest in Aboriginal visual art. This catalog offers a poetic and completely new approach to his work, placed in perspective with the works of twelve Aboriginal artists.
Adel Abdessemed - Air (box set)
2023
no text
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
forthcoming
An artist's book gathering reproductions of charcoal drawings of bodies suspended in the empty surface of the paper (limited edition box set).
Alice de Montparnasse - Chaos technique
2023
United Dead Artists
forthcoming
The first monograph of Alice de Montparnasse, an instinctive photographer, mixing self-portraits on the razor's edge, concrete cityscapes, and portraits of intimates where dirt becomes a wonder. Alice de Montparnasse's work remains in the vein of the artistic life of her great-great cousin Kiki de Montparnasse.
Georges Didi-Huberman - Movements of Air - The Photographs from Étienne-Jules Marey’s Wind Tunnels
2023
English edition
Diaphanes - Misceallenous
forthcoming
The book "Movements of Air" reprints the breathtaking pictures of Étienne-Jules Marey, that he took between 1899 and 1901 during his scientific experiments with moving air and smoke, and complements them with two essays of Georges Didi-Huberman and Laurent Mannoni. 
Samy Rio - Autochtonie
2023
bilingual edition (English / French)
Amers Editions
forthcoming
A collection of photos by the French designer condescending a topographic analysis of the Cevennes forests as part of a research project on their revitalization.
Juliette Evezard - « Un Art Autre » - Le rêve de Michel Tapié
2023
French edition
Les presses du réel – Avant-gardes – L'écart absolu (Absolute Gap) – Fundamental
forthcoming
An analysis of the true theoretical and commercial system developed by Michel Tapié de Céleyran (1909-1987), who invented his profession of art entrepreneur by combining several activities—art critic, editor, artistic advisor, broker and collector—, contributed to the international destiny of some 200 artists (including Dubuffet, Mathieu, Pollock, Tapiès, Saura, Fontana, and De Kooning) and was at the origin of "Informal Art".
P.O.L - Futur, ancien, actuel
2023
French edition
Les presses du réel – Literature – Misceallenous
forthcoming
A survey of forty years of publications, highlighting the importance of the French publishing house P.O.L. and its authors in the emergence and definition of what can be called the contemporary in literature.
Serge Lemoine - Nicolas Ionesco - « Du spirituel dans l\'art »
2023
French edition
Les presses du réel – Contemporary art – Monographs
The first monograph of the painter Nicolas Ionesco, born in 1919 in Bucharest, active all his life in Paris, who occupied a prominent place in the art of the 1950s before being forgotten because of the direction he had taken his work: an opportunity to reconsider everything anew.
Mathilde Supe - Keren Cytter Does Not Like to Share - A one-sided account by Mathilde Supe
2023
English edition
Sternberg Press - History, Criticism and Theory
The adventures of a French art student as she visits New York to work as an assistant for an established artist.
Caroline Mesquita - Ideas
2023
English edition
Lenz Press
First monograph.
Christian Wolff - A Complete Anthology of Solo and Duo Violin Pieces (CD)
2023
Black Truffle
The complete anthology of solo and duo violin pieces by legendary American experimental composer Christian Wolff, performed by the New York violin duo String Noise (Conrad Harris and Pauline Kim Harris).
Sophie Basch - Le Japonisme, un art français
2023
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History – Œuvres en sociétés
A thorough investigation that renews the understanding of Japonism from the French art of the nineteenth century, avoiding the temptation of orientalist exoticism while reversing the logic of influence, with an abundant also entirely renewed iconographic corpus.
Kapwani Kiwanga -
2023
English edition
JRP|Editions - Monographs
A multidisciplinary and polyphonic portrait of Kiwanga's practice and thinking.
Kapwani Kiwanga -
2023
French edition
JRP|Editions - Monographs
A multidisciplinary and polyphonic portrait of Kiwanga's practice and thinking.
Guillaume Robillard - Conquête de l\'espace et du temps - Le cinéma antillais
2023
French edition
Jannink - Wide Open
An analysis of Caribbean film production.
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.
Pierre Alferi - Une pratique monstre
2023
French edition
Les presses du réel – Literature – L'écart absolu (Absolute Gap) – Fundamental
This volume examines the protean and intermedial work of Pierre Alferi (1963-), in order to account for its singularity, and to situate it within contemporary poetic and artistic practices.
Julien Blaine - Le motier
2023
French edition
Les presses du réel – Literature – Al Dante
Al Dante - Poetry & Literature
The continuation by all means of an elementary poetry which develops always and still new poetic devices to restore the world.
Ahmed Slama - Marche-frontière
2023
French edition
Les presses du réel – Literature – Al Dante
Al Dante - Poetry & Literature
A very personal literary narrative, with a singular writing, of a migrant's experience of wandering and borders.
Tarek Atoui - Waters\' Witness #02
2022
bilingual edition (English / French)
various
An exploration of the soundscape of coastal cities by the French-Lebanese artist.
Nyima Marin - L\'Adieu du Minotaure
2022
trilingual edition (English / Greek / French)
Galerie du jour agnès b.
Made in Crete, the native land of the photographer Nyima Marin, "L'Adieu du Minotaure" is part of a research combining poetry, alternative printing process, Mediterranean mythology and family history.
Claire Tabouret - I am spacious, singing flesh
2022
bilingual edition (English / French)
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
A new critical reading of key dimensions of the Los Angeles-based French artist's work.
Jean Lorrain - La Mandragore (book + CD)
2022
French edition
Lenka lente
The most accomplished tale of Jean Lorrain (1855-1906), decadent dandy, ardent erotomaniac and corrosive pen, accompanied by a new piece by Nurse With Wound.
Georges Appaix - Post-scriptum
2022
French edition
CND (Centre National de la Danse) - Notebooks (ebooks)
The French choreographer looks back on his career in a very personal text, both playful and poetic.
Mathilde Denize - Never-Ending Story
2022
bilingual edition (English / French)
Perrotin
A set of sculpture-paintings, paintings and drawings of the artist made over the period 2020-2022, accompanied by a text by fashion historian and artistic director Olivier Saillard.
Antonin Artaud - The Human Face and Other Writings on His Drawings
2022
bilingual edition (English / French)
Diaphanes - Misceallenous
Three extraordinary texts—pitched between writing and image—that project Artaud's ferocious engagement with the act of drawing.
Jean-Luc Moulène -
2022
bilingual edition (English / French)
Is-Land
The series of photographs taken by Jean-Luc Moulène of his partner of ten years, Laurence Lorenzi (1956-2004).
Le début de la fin
2022
French edition
IAC (Institut d'art contemporain)
This publication presents a group exhibition of eighteen young artists who graduated from Ensba de Lyon in 2020, in the context of a health crisis that did not allow them to show their work under the usual conditions.
Marie Hazard -
2022
English edition
Zolo Press
First monograph of the French textile artist.
Alain Snyers - Microgestes
2022
French edition
Vroum - Editions
Artist's book. Alain Snyers' Microgestes (Microgestures) are invitations to action, they can be practiced or read aloud. They form a set of 45 detailed instructions for all sorts of situations: becoming a cow painter, instructing a meringue, capturing a draft, forgetting tomatoes in the subway or opening a can of tuna with a pickaxe...
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