Minimal Art / minimalism

 
 
 Charlemagne Palestine - Aa Sschmmettrroossppecctivve
2023
English edition
MER. B&L
forthcoming
1000 pictures and documents from the work and life of Charlemagne Palestine explode from the pages of the book, superimposed in "strumming" layers, weaving the historical and present (new expanded edition).
John Cornu -
2022
bilingual edition (English / French)
varia
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.
Phill Niblock - Nurturing Exhibitions (book + 2 CD)
2022
Matière Mémoire
forthcoming
A book by Phill Niblock with 2 CD including new tracks with Stephen O'Malley, Deborah Walker, Kasper Toeplitz, Franck Vigroux, Hélène Breschand and David Maranha.
Alvin Curran - Drumming Up Trouble (vinyl LP)
2022
Black Truffle
forthcoming
Collecting previously unissued works recorded between 2018-2021 and a side-long epic dating back to the early 80s, as the title suggests, "Drumming Up Trouble" focuses on a hitherto almost unknown aspect of Alvin Curran:'s encyclopaedic and omnivorous musical world: his experiments with sampled and synthesised percussion.
Arnold Dreyblatt - Duo Geloso (vinyl LP)
2022
Black Truffle
forthcoming
The first release to document the variety and playfulness of the concerts that Arnold Dreyblatt and Paul Panhuysen's Duo Geloso performed throughout Europe in 1987-88.
Pier Vittorio Aureli - Less is Enough - Sur l\'architecture et l\'ascétisme
2022
French edition
Les presses du réel – Architecture / design / graphic design – Architecture
Caryatide / Cosa Mentale - Opus
forthcoming
A reflection on asceticism in architecture.
Kali Malone - Living Torch (CD)
2022
Shelter Press - Records
The first collaboration between the GRM and new label-partner Shelter Press, continuing the Portraits GRM record series which Peter Rehberg of Editions MEGO set the foundation for in 2012, Living Torch is a major piece by Kali Malone adds a significant milestone to an already fascinating repertoire.
Pauline Oliveros - Accordion & Voice (vinyl LP)
2022
Important Records
Pauline Oliveros' first solo recording, available on LP for the first time since it was originally released in 1982.
Pauline Oliveros - The Wanderer (vinyl LP)
2022
Important Records
An utterly essential document of early American minimalism, available on LP for the first time since it was originally released in 1984. Cut at Golden and pressed at RTI for maximum fidelity.
Füsun Onur - Once upon a time...
2022
English edition
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
Retrospective monograh of the pioneer of Turkish contemporary and conceptual art, Füsun Onur.
Alvin Lucier - Out Of Our Hands (vinyl LP)
2022
Important Records
"Out of Our Hands" brings together Alvin Lucier and Jordan Dykstra who, through the hands of Ordinary Affects, have created debut recordings of two new compositions.
Éliane Radigue - Opus 17 (2 CD)
2022
Important Records
A major turning-point in the sonic oeuvre of Eliane Radigue.
Pauline Oliveros - Musica Nuvolosa - Performed by Ensemble 0 (CD)
2022
Sub Rosa
Pauline Oliveros and György Ligeti revisited by Ensemble 0.
Harold Budd - The Pavilion Of Dreams (CD)
2022
varia
Reissue of a milestone of ambient music, produced and released by Brian Eno in 1978, featuring Marion Brown, Gavin Bryars, and Michael Nyman.
Ursula Bogner - Sonne = Blackbox (vinyl LP)
2022
Faitiche
The reissue of the compositions for tape and voice of Ursula Bogner (1946-1994), scientist, phamarcian, artist, "outsider" experimental musician fascinated by Wilhelm Reich's work, whose archives were mysteriously discovered Jan Jelinek, compiled by Andrew Pekler.
Royden Rabinowitch -
2022
French edition
MAMCO - MAMCO Collection
A renewed approach to the history of sculpture and post-minimalism, based on the Royden Rabinowitch collection at MAMCO.
Julius Eastman - Gay Guerrilla - L\'histoire de Julius Eastman
2022
French edition
Éditions 1989
A collection of biographical and musical essays about composer-performer Julius Eastman—a compelling portrait of Eastman's enigmatic and intriguing life and music.
Phill Niblock - Exploratory - Vol. 1 + 2 (CD)
2021
Matière Mémoire
The new magistral piece from Phill Niblock, played by the Arditti String Quartet, David Watson and the Phoenix Ensemble Basel.
 Charlemagne Palestine - October 24, 1975 (CD)
2021
Matière Mémoire
A 1975 unreleased Strumming performance in Antwerp.
Phill Niblock - Exploratory - Vol. 1 (vinyl LP)
2021
Matière Mémoire
The new magistral piece from Phill Niblock, played by the Arditti String Quartet & David Watson.
Phill Niblock - Exploratory - Vol. 2 (vinyl LP)
2021
Matière Mémoire
The new magistral piece from Phill Niblock, played by the Phoenix Ensemble Basel.
Loren Rush - Dans le Sable (vinyl LP)
2021
varia
The first new album in over 40 years by American composer, pianist, and digital audio pioneer Loren Rush: Bay Area experimentalism meets 20th century classical modernism.
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.
Erik Avert - George Brecht, vers un art transdisciplinaire
2021
French edition
Les presses du réel – Avant-gardes – L'écart absolu (Absolute Gap) – Fundamental
Attempting to explore the transdisciplinary aspects of artistic practice, this book revisits a tipping point in art history: the invention of preconceptual and minimal art forms by George Brecht, a chemical engineer and artist.
 Absalon - Absalon Absalon
2021
bilingual edition (English / French)
Paraguay Press
A rereading of the prematurely interrupted work of the Franco-Israeli artist Absalon (1964-1993) through the notions of body, performance and illness, detaching him from the architectural and post-minimal field in which he has often been included, proposing new interpretations via a selection of works by other artists of his generation and a network of conceptual and formal affinities.
 Maciunas Ensemble - YoplaBoum + Permanent Wave (2 vinyl LP + CD)
2021
Edition Telemark
Five rare pieces from the minimalist "rhythmic drone" period of the early 1980s of the ensemble founded by Paul Panhuysen, Remko Scha and Jan van Riet, reissued for the first time.
Simone Forti - News Animations
2021
English edition
Nero
A reference book containing all the transcripts of Simone Forti's News Animations.
Julius Eastman - Three Extended Pieces For Four Pianos (2 CD)
2021
Sub Rosa
Julius Eastman's Four Pianos (1979-80), performed by Melaine Dalibert, Stephane Ginsburgh, Nicols Horvath and Wilhem Latchoumia.
Catherine Christer Hennix - Blues Alif Lam Mim - Live in New York (2 vinyl LP)
2021
Blank Forms - Records
The first-time vinyl edition of CC Hennix's 2014 piece "Blues Alif Lam Mim in the Mode of Rag Infinity/Rag Cosmosis," intended to reveal the blues' origins in the eastern musical traditions of raga and makam.
Hubert Renard - Catalogue raisonné - 1969-1998
2021
bilingual edition (English / French)
mfc-michèle didier - Monographs, editions & artist's books
The first complete inventory of Hubert Renard's work, between 1969 and 1998, includes all finished works, paintings, sculptures, installations, unique or multiple pieces.
Marfa Sounding
2021
English edition
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
A program of performances, sound installations, projections, and conversations, to explore the relationship between sound, movement, and the social and geographic specifics of Marfa, Texas, at the intersection of music, minimalism, and the political.
Richard Tuttle - Stories I-XX
2021
English edition
MER. B&L
Discover Richard Tuttle as story teller and writer: first publication of 44 short stories by the artist paired with 22 sculptural works from the "Stories" Series.
Éliane Radigue - Sound American - The OCCAM Issue
2021
English edition
Sound American
Sound American
An issue dedicated to Éliane Radigue's ground-breaking compositional work, OCCAM Ocean as seen through the eyes of her chevaliers de Occam, the performers who, in collaboration with Radigue, have brought the sprawling musical eco-system to life.
John Tilbury - Contre-Courbes (2 CD)
2021
Akousis Records
Two improvised concerts where are woven between the piano and the saxophone subtle games of harmonic textures, appearances of differential sounds, resonances and sometimes some more noisy sequences.
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.
Phill Niblock - MMXX-12 - Browner (vinyl LP)
2021
Matière Mémoire
A piece made with materials from four artists (Arne Deforce and Deborah Walker, cello; Erik Drescher, flute; Dafne Vicent Sandoval, bassoon), recorded in Marcus Schmickler's studio in Koln, with a Brauner microphone.
Catherine Christer Hennix - Karlheinz Stockhausen - Unbegrenzt – Aus den sieben Tagen / Unlimited – From the Seven Days (vinyl LP)
2020
Blank Forms - Records
C.C. Hennix realizes Karlheinz Stockhausen's famous “intuitive music” masterwork from the late Sixties.
Cyril Galmiche - ●
2020
no text
Lendroit éditions
111 drawings from an ongoing project that aims at pushing the circular shape to its ultimate limits, exploring the hypnotic dimension of geometry. (artist's book).
Phill Niblock - BestiaIRE (vinyl LP)
2020
Matière Mémoire
A piece composed by Phill Niblock, performed live by Ensemble IRE trio: Kasper T. Toeplitz (ebass), Franck Vigroux (eguitar), Hélène Breschand (e harp) on side A / a piece composed and performed by Kasper T.Toeplitz (ebass) and Franck Vigroux (guitar, electronics) on side B.
Diogo Pimentão - Residual Gravity
2020
bilingual edition (English / French)
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
This retrospective monograph, with a dozen previously unpublished texts and a long interview with the artist, reveals the challenges of Portuguese artist Diogo Pimentão's resolutely expanded practice of drawing, informed as much by dance as sculpture or performance.
 Charlemagne Palestine - MMXX-06 - VVVOOOODDDOOOO DDDDOOOOODDDDDOOOOO (vinyl EP)
2020
Matière Mémoire
An extended drone work performed on organ, building from a peaceful single note to a harmonically rich and subtile combination of tones.
 Charlemagne Palestine - P V T (vinyl LP)
2020
Matière Mémoire
In October 2013, Charlemagne Palestine, Mika Vainio and Eric Thielemans got together for the first time, meeting each other at Les Ateliers Claus in Brussels, for a 4 day residency and 2 live performances. The music of the residency takes, edited by Thielemans, mixed and mastered by Frederic Allstadt, is now released on Matière Mémoire and Godbear, Charlemagne Palestine's archival music label.
Sergej Jensen -
2020
bilingual edition (English / German)
Bom Dia Boa Tarde Boa Noite
Retrospective catalogue spanning more than fifteen years of work by the conceptual textile artist known to explore the idiom of minimalist painting.
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.
L\'Appartement
2020
French edition
MAMCO - MAMCO Collection
A legendary Parisian collection of minimalist and conceptual art, and its evocative installation in the home of collector Ghislain Mollet-Viéville.
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.
Phill Niblock - Music for Organ (vinyl LP)
2020
Matière Mémoire
(last copies available!)
First time release of these live-recordings by Phill Niblock from 2007 and 2019 (organ, played by Hampus Lindwall, and tapes).
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