Minimal Art / minimalism

 
 
William Anastasi - This Is Not My Signature
2024
English edition
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
forthcoming
A journey through the artist's work and life.
Francesco Arena - Der Blitz steuert alles / Il fulmine governa ogni cosa
2024
bilingual edition (English / Italian)
Lenz Press
forthcoming
A complete documentation of a site-specific project conceived by Francesco Arena, allowing to get more into the heart of the artist's creative process.
Marian Zazeela - Dream House 78\'17\
2024
Superior Viaduct
forthcoming
Originally released in 1974 on Shandar, Dream House 78'17" is the second full-length album by La Monte Young and Marian Zazeela. This first-time US edition reproduces the original gatefold sleeve with beautiful calligraphy by Zazeela and liner notes by Young and French musicologist Daniel Caux.
Marian Zazeela - Dream House 78\'17\
2024
Superior Viaduct
forthcoming
Originally released in 1974 on Shandar, Dream House 78'17" is the second full-length album by La Monte Young and Marian Zazeela. This first-time US edition reproduces the original gatefold sleeve with beautiful calligraphy by Zazeela and liner notes by Young and French musicologist Daniel Caux.
Phill Niblock - Rhymes With Water (vinyl LP)
2024
God Records
forthcoming
Two monumental pieces for flutes and additional voices.
Phill Niblock - Boston III / Tenor / Index (vinyl LP)
2024
Alga Marghen
forthcoming
Some of the earliest works by American composer Phill Niblock, including three never before released pieces: "Index" (1969), "Tenor," and "Boston III" (both from 1972). Until now, it's been impossible to encounter Niblock's compositions from earlier than the 1960s, a reality thankfully rectified by the long overdue publication of this LP on Alga Marghen.
Simone Forti - New Book
2024
English edition
Nero
A new poem composed by the legendary dancer, artist and choreographer Simone Forti.
Charlemagne Palestine - The God Bear Archives 2 (2 CD)
2024
Matière Mémoire
Unreleased tapes from the 70s and 80s.
Éliane Radigue - Intermediary Spaces
2024
bilingual edition (English / French)
umland / Q-O2
In the long interview that forms the body of this publication, Éliane Radigue talks about her work, her reflections and underlying research, as well as her historical context. The publication also contains a commented list of works and Radigue's programmatic text on The Mysterious Power of the Infinitesimal (new expanded edition).
Catherine Christer Hennix - Solo for Tamburium (2 vinyl LP)
2024
Blank Forms - Records
Solo for Tamburium captures Catherine Christer Hennix's most recent major work. Hennix plays an instrument of her own creation, a keyboard interface controlling a suite of eighty-eight recordings of precision-tuned tambura, creating a sweeping and continuous flow of rich harmonic interplay.
Catherine Christer Hennix - Solo for Tamburium (CD)
2024
Blank Forms - Records
currently out of stock
Solo for Tamburium captures Catherine Christer Hennix's most recent major work. Hennix plays an instrument of her own creation, a keyboard interface controlling a suite of eighty-eight recordings of precision-tuned tambura, creating a sweeping and continuous flow of rich harmonic interplay.
Charlemagne Palestine - DINGGGDONGGGDINGGGzzzzzzz ferrrr SSSOFTTT DIVINI TIESSSSS!!!!!!!!! (vinyl LP)
2024
Blank Forms - Records
Two mesmerizing works for carillon, the keyboard-controlled bell tower derived in the 16th century.
Anne Truitt - Au fil des jours - Le Journal d\'une artiste
2024
French edition
ER Publishing
The first of four diaries written by Anne Truitt (1921-2004), a major figure in 20th-century American art.
Michel Majerus - What looks good today may not look good tomorrow - The Legacy of Michel Majerus
2024
English edition
Sternberg Press - Monographs and artists' books
A record of a symposium on the legacy of the late Luxembourgish artist Michel Majerus (1967-2002).
Guy de Cointet - Transatlantique
2024
bilingual edition (English / French)
ER Publishing
Rachel Valinsky invites seven artists from both sides of the Atlantic (Davide Balula, Eva Barto, Julie Béna, Jesse Chun, Jean-Pascal Flavien, Gordon Hall, and Alan Reid) to share their views of Guy de Cointet (1934-1983), a major figure in the conceptual and performance art movements.
Frédéric Lagnau - Denis Chouillet plays Frédéric Lagnau (vinyl LP)
2023
Montagne Noire / GMEA
currently out of stock
The first monograph devoted to the piano works of composer, pianist and improviser Frédéric Lagnau (1967-2010), whose music, with its communicative energy, offers a personal and poetic approach to minimalism. Sensitivity to sound, harmonic beauty and rhythmic intensity are its hallmarks.
Werner Durand - Clearing (vinyl LP)
2023
Aguirre Records
The first published recording by Amelia Cuni, Werner Durand (fusing her Indian Raga singing in the Dhrupad style with his minimalist and experimental approach) and Uli Hohmann (joining them in a range of hand drums from the Middle East and North Africa, plus a dulcimer-sounding hammered guitar).
Alvin Lucier - One Arm Bandits (CD)
2023
Important Records
An hour-long piece in four parts, scored for four cellists, featuring Tyler J. Borden, Laura Cetilia, Charles Curtis and Judith Hamann.
Alvin Lucier - Works for the Ever Present Orchestra Vol. II (vinyl LP)
2023
Black Truffle
An ideal introduction to Lucier's late music.
 Ensemble Musiques Nouvelles - Something About This Landscape For Ensemble (vinyl LP)
2023
Sub Rosa
From his early days with Henry Cow, Fred Frith was seen as a brilliant instrumentalist and improviser, but what has been overlooked is what a first-rate composer he is. This recording offers both aspects. His most complex orchestral composition and two selected improvisations with the Ensemble Musiques Nouvelles.
 Ensemble Musiques Nouvelles - Something About This Landscape For Ensemble (CD)
2023
Sub Rosa
From his early days with Henry Cow, Fred Frith was seen as a brilliant instrumentalist and improviser, but what has been overlooked is what a first-rate composer he is. This recording offers both aspects. His most complex orchestral composition and two selected improvisations with the Ensemble Musiques Nouvelles.
Charlemagne Palestine - The God Bear Archives 1 (2 CD)
2023
Matière Mémoire
Unreleased tapes from the 70s and 80s.
XKatedral Anthology Series II - An Anthology Of Slowly Evolving Timbral Music (2 vinyl LP)
2023
XKatedral
currently out of stock
The second in a series of archival releases dedicated to presenting music by XKatedral affiliated composers working within the realm of slowly evolving harmonic and timbral music, featuring exclusive music from Kali Malone, Jessica Ekomane, Mats Erlandsson, Theodor Kentros, Wilma Hultén, and Maria W. Horn.
Heimo Zobernig -
2023
bilingual edition (English / French)
Galerie Chantal Crousel
New monograph.
Julius Eastman - Femenine (2 vinyl LP)
2023
Frozen Reeds
currently out of stock
The definitive edition of the historical recording of Julius Eastman's major piece performed in 1974 by S.E.M. Ensemble, remastered by Jim O'Rourke, available on vinyl for the first time.
Michel Parmentier - Transatlantique
2023
bilingual edition (English / French)
ER Publishing
Invited by Molly Warnock, nine artists living in the United States write about the work of Michel Parmentier (1938-2000). A radical founding figure of the BMPT collective who refused all formal and ideological compromise, Parmentier appears here through the diverse prisms of the authors' own artistic commitments and cultures.
Dan Walsh - The Process of Painting
2023
bilingual edition (English / French)
JRP|Editions - Monographs
An immersion in the creative process of the American painter.
Ernstalbrecht Stiebler - s/t (vinyl LP)
2023
Edition Telemark
A selection of recordings made by reductionist composer Ernstalbrecht Stiebler and cellist Tilman Kanitz between 2020 and 2022 and four improvisations with two short pieces by Stiebler.
Pauline Oliveros - The Well & The Gentle (2 vinyl LP)
2023
Important Records
The Well & The Gentle, two of the major works of Pauline Oliveros, are presented here in a first time reissue on double vinyl in a gatefold sleeve with extensive liner notes.
Marian Zazeela - 31 VII 69 10:26 - 10:49 PM / 23 VIII 64 2:50:45 - 3:11 AM The Volga Delta (vinyl LP)
2023
Superior Viaduct
First reissue since its initial 1969 release of New York minimalism and drone pioneers La Monte Young and Marian Zazeela's first full-length album, popularly known as "The Black Record" or "The Black Album".
Marian Zazeela - 31 VII 69 10:26 - 10:49 PM / 23 VIII 64 2:50:45 - 3:11 AM The Volga Delta (CD)
2023
Superior Viaduct
First reissue since its initial 1969 release of New York minimalism and drone pioneers La Monte Young and Marian Zazeela's first full-length album, popularly known as "The Black Record" or "The Black Album".
Mats Erlandsson - Gyttjans Topografi (vinyl LP)
2023
XKatedral
Swedish drone alchemist Mats Erlandsson is sitting in a fictional room on "Gyttjans Topografi", imagining a virtual chamber orchestra using zithers, tapes, double bass, harmonium, organ, and various synthesisers to draft a treatise on alternative tuning and non-normative harmonic structures. Transcendent material.
Cy Twombly - Marocco 1952/1953
2023
bilingual edition (English / Italian)
Humboldt Books - Time Travel
currently out of stock
The photographs made by Cy Twombly and Robert Rauschenberg in Morocco in the 1950s.
Éliane Radigue - Éliane Radigue / Ensemble Dedalus / Ryoko Akama (CD)
2023
Montagne Noire / GMEA
currently out of stock
Two pieces written by Éliane Radigue at the same period (2014-2018), one instrumental (recorded at the Philharmonie de Paris by Ensemble Dedalus) and the other electronic (performed by Ryoko Akama).
Simone Forti - Oh, Tongue
2023
English edition
Nero
A new revised version of the notebook of the legendary American dancer, artist and choreographer Simone Forti in which she shares her poetry as well as her thoughts on dance, the body, writing, the state of the world.
Thomas Köner - Daikan (2 vinyl LP)
2023
Mille Plateaux
currently out of stock
Thomas Köner's eighth album, originally released in 2002, pressed on vinyl for the first time, including a 12 minute bonus track.
Thomas Köner - Daikan (CD)
2023
Mille Plateaux
currently out of stock
Thomas Köner's eighth album, originally released in 2002, including a 12 minute bonus track.
Phill Niblock - Nurturing Exhibitions (book + 2 CD)
2023
English edition
Matière Mémoire
An exhibitions book including 2 CDs with new pieces by Phill Niblock performed By Stephen O'Malley, Deborah Walker, Kasper Toeplitz, Franck Vigroux, David Maranha and many others.
Éliane Radigue - 11 Dec 1980 (2 CD)
2023
Important Records
currently out of stock
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.
Arnold Dreyblatt - Tonic 19-01-2001 (vinyl LP)
2023
Black Truffle
currently out of stock
A major archival discovery: a stunning document of the only performance by the trio of Tony Conrad, Arnold Dreyblatt and Jim O'Rourke.
Gavin Bryars - The Sinking of the Titanic (CD)
2023
Superior Viaduct
1st time on vinyl for the Eno-produced ambient classic "The Sinking of the Titanic", Gavin Bryars' first major composition written between 1969 and 1972, inspired by the tragic event of the British passenger liner's cross-Atlantic maiden voyage.
Richard Nonas - Collected printed matter 1971-2020
2023
English edition
Tonini Editore
138 records of artist’s books, catalogues, posters, invitation cards and ephemera (with an essay by Jan Meissner).
 Kimsooja - La Lanterne du Bon Dieu (DVD)
2022
French edition, English subtitles
a.p.r.e.s editions - Documents & Video Works (DVD)
A film by Gilles Coudert and Damien Faure about the stained glass windows made by Kimsooja for the Metz Cathedral: a dialogue between contemporary art and cultural heritage and between Eastern and Western thought.
Le Silo 06 - Collection Billarant
2022
no text
various
Françoise et Jean-Philippe Billarant's collection of minimal and conceptual art.
Charlemagne Palestine - ਚੈਨਲKAANALचैनलRÁÐעָרוּץ - Godbear Series 004 (vinyl LP)
2022
Matière Mémoire
An original meeting, powerful and explosive, between Charlemagne Palestine, Eric Thielemans and Oren Ambarchi.
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