minimal Art

 
 
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.
Catherine Christer Hennix - Poësy Matters and Other Matters (2 vol.)
2019
English edition
Blank Forms
The first comprehensive publication of the Swedish polymath Catherine Christer Hennix's written work in a two-volume set.
Gene Beery -
2019
English edition
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
First monograph dedicated to the American artist, offering an in-depth investigation of his work. The book assembles more than 65 artworks and three essays, by Kenneth Goldsmith, Jo Melvin and Balthazar Lovay, as well as an interview with Gene Beery by Gregor Quack.
 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.
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.
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.
Eva Evrard -
2018
bilingual edition (English / French)
Analogues - Monographs
First monograph: minimalist artist Eva Evrard explores the book form, sculpture and installation to question the complexity of the body. Her artistic project is defined by its formal polysemy, inspired by American conceptual art and the renewal of the Arts & Crafts movement.
Terry Fox - AudioWorks (vinyl LP)
2018
French edition
Song Cycle Records
Originally published in 1983 by Maurizio Nannucci, this collection gathers a careful selection of audio works by American body artist and conceptual artist Terry Fox, also a pioneer of sound art.
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.
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.
Rémy Zaugg - Après Rémy Zaugg /  Avant Rémy Zaugg
2018
French edition
Les presses du réel – Contemporary art – Monographs
Rémy Zaugg's early work.
Gary Kuehn - Practitioner\'s Delight
2018
bilingual edition (English / Italian)
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
This catalogue pays homage to the American artist, whose radical language played a significant role in the birth of a new conception of sculpture. Spanning almost six decades of works, The richly-illustrated publication collects several essays and a full-length interview with Kuehn.
Pauline Oliveros - Early Electronic Works 1959-66 (2 vinyl LP)
2018
French edition
Sub Rosa
out of stock
Pauline Oliveros's early and rare electronic works in a strictly limited edition on silver vinyl—with no reprint.
 Olivier Mosset & Jean-Baptiste Sauvage - Olt
2018
bilingual edition (English / French)
Art centers, museums, galleries & varia
out of stock
This publication provides an in-depth exploration of the artists joint project Olt, focusing on a 1967 promotional campaign by the French oil company Elf. The book highlights Mosset and Sauvage's common interest in graphic design and roadside art, and features a text by Jill Gasparina on the circle as a symbol of visual modernity, as well as an interview with the two artists.
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.
Judy Chicago - Through the Flower - Mon combat d\'artiste femme
2018
French edition
Les presses du réel – Artists' Writings – Miscellaneous
First French translation of Judy Chicago's autobiography-manifesto.
 Tonaliens - Untitled (2 vinyl LP)
2018
French edition
Edition Telemark
currently out of stock
Tonaliens investigates the inner dimensions and outer limits of just intonation, exploring the harmonic space with voice, brass, invented instruments, sine waves and live electronics. This record brings together two live performances from 2015 in Amsterdam and Berlin. With liner notes by band tuba Robin Hayward, and detailed photos and screenshots.
 CV & JAB / Zin Taylor - Thoughts Of A Dot As It Travels A Surface (vinyl LP + leporello)
2018
French edition
Shelter Press - Records
During his exhibition at Westfälischer Kunstverein in Münster, artist Zin Taylor invited musicians Christina Vantzou and John Also Bennett to interpret a 90-meter panoramic wall drawing as a musical graphic score. This vinyl edition gathers the recording of this minimal music performance, along with a 180 cm leporello reproduction of the wall drawing.
Eva-Maria Houben - Breath For Organ (CD)
2018
French edition
Second Editions
Composer/organist/musicologist Eva-Maria Houben's most compelling piece to date.
Rasheed Araeen - A Retrospective
2018
English edition
JRP|Editions - Monographs
First comprehensive monograph dedicated to minimalist pioneer and postcolonial artist Rasheed Araeen. The publication gives an overview of 60 years of career, encompassing Araeen's visual art, writing, editing, and curatorial work. It includes scholarly essays, surveys, and documentation spanning every aspects of the artist's oeuvre, from his early works to his political engagement to today's ongoing Homecoming series.
Didier Vermeiren - Construction de distance
2017
bilingual edition (English / French)
Frac Bretagne
Monographic catalogue presenting a series of sculptures and a set of photographs by the Belgian artist. The two media enter in close dialogue with each other, thus exploring the potentialities of image and space. With a text by Michel Gauthier.
Myriam El Haïk - Pièce pour quatre toy pianos
2017
bilingual edition (French / Arabic)
Kulte Editions
Music score for four toy pianos, revolving around four notes—A, B, C, and E. Inscribed in the minimalist aesthetic of contemporary music, the piece was inspired by the rhythm of traditional Moroccan ceremonial music. With an essay by video artist and writer Laëtitia Laguzet.
Nora Schultz - Centre Dental
2017
no text
Bom Dia Boa Tarde Boa Noite
Artist's book based on Schultz eponymous work, a video project based on the German artist's sculptural installation at the Kunstverein Braunschweig, and filmed by a flying robot camera.