Art & humor / derision

 
 
Nicolas Frey - Monsters in Suits
2022
no text
Edition Patrick Frey
forthcoming
A series of blue ballpoint pen drawings capturing capitalist executives and far-right leaders as grotesque monsters in suits.
John Latham - Recueil de contradictions
2022
bilingual edition (English / French)
Art centers, museums, galleries & varia
forthcoming
Dedicated to John Latham's heterogeneous and paradoxical practice, this book highlights the artist's contradictory relationship with knowledge and language, through a selection of translated texts and images of some of his projects, all articulated around a glossary.
Samir Mougas - Lazer Blazer Bizarre
2022
bilingual edition (English / French)
Art centers, museums, galleries & varia
forthcoming
First monograph.
Francisco Sierra - Lunar Invasion
2021
bilingual edition (English / German)
Edition Patrick Frey
An overview of the wide-ranging oeuvre of paintings and sculptures by the Chilean-born Swiss-based artist.
Steffen Zillig - The Decolonization of America
2021
English edition
Wirklichkeit Books
A social fantasy whose bizarre fault lines and conflicts bear an uncanny resemblance to those of the present day.
Toilet Paper
2021
no text
Toilet Paper
29 new dreamlike (or nightmarish) living tableaux by Maurizio Cattelan and Pierpaolo Ferrari.
AA Bronson - AA Bronson’s House of Shame
2021
English edition
Edition Patrick Frey
A look back in text and images at AA Bronson 's (collective) production between 2013 and 2018.
 Bastien Aubry & Dimitri Broquard - La Période Molle
2021
bilingual edition (English / French)
Nieves
The iconic everyday objects, “soft” sculptures, ceramic pieces and collages by the Swiss duo.
Erlend Peder Kvam - Fiscal Cliff
2021
no text
Nieves
The fiscal cliff according to Erlend Peder Kvam.
Kim Schoen - BARAGOUIN
2021
English edition
X Artists' Books
A nonsense opera (artist's book).
Soldes
2021
French edition
Soldes Almanac
An illustrated almanac on arts, science, and society, dedicated to the wise men and the fools.
Jacques Halbert - Autoportrait
2021
French edition
Art centers, museums, galleries & varia
A number of more or less benevolent considerations on the work of Jacques Halbert.
Liz Craft - New York & Beyond - 2017-2019
2021
English edition
CEC (Centre d'édition contemporaine)
A selection of recently exhibited works of the Californian artist.
Stefan Marx - Max, Maria, Andi & Co. - A giant circular painting
2020
no text
Nieves
A series of drawings revisiting the history, the landscapes and the fantasy of Tyrol in Austria (leporello).
Pierre Budet - Nasty Little Thing
2020
bilingual edition (English / French)
Lendroit éditions
A series of drawings by Pierre Budet produced daily in Rennes from March 17 to May 11, 2020 during the confinement period imposed on the French population due to the pandemic (covid-19).
Pierre Leguillon - The Museum of Mistakes
2020
English edition
Edition Patrick Frey
First monograph dedicated to Pierre Leguillon's Museum of Mistakes: a traveling exhibition gathering a collection of mass culture artifacts and craft objects, questioning with humor and subversivity the mechanisms of today's visual culture.
Jean-Louis Costes - Nazicon
2020
French edition
Eretic-art
Delirious comic strip by Costes about coronavirus and containment. Two original color drawings pasted in the book, signed and numbered by the author.
Crack Up – Crack Down - The 33rd Ljubljana Biennial of Graphic Arts
2020
English edition
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
The catalogue of the 33rd Ljubljana Biennial of Graphic Arts, curated by art collective Slavs and Tatars, examines the relationship between graphic arts and satire.
Kris Lemsalu - Hi and Bye - The Estonian Pavilion – 58th International Art Exhibition, La Biennale di Venezia
2020
English edition
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
Catalogue of the Estonian Pavilion at the 58th Venice Biennale.
Beni Bischof - Texte 4
2020
bilingual edition (English / German)
Edition Patrick Frey
Another pictureless, pocket-size book by Beni Bischof in his series. It is Bischof's personal presentation of his rich collection of catchy headlines and slogans, absurd comments and off-the-wall remarks. His text archives are a trove of inspiration for his pictures and titles.
Samuel Etienne - 66 manifestes pour un art rebelle 100% DIY
2020
French edition
Strandflat
(last copies available!)
Revised and expanded edition of the playful fanzine-manifesto for a rebellious art, presenting 66 more or less subversive artistic movements, to become a rebellious artist in less than a year...
Toilet Paper - ToiletMartin PaperParr (book)
2020
no text
Toilet Paper
The large-format book celebrating the collaboration between Toilet Paper and Martin Parr.
Collection
2019
bilingual edition (English / French)
Collection
The new issue of the magazine dedicated to drawing, with height long-length interviews with Linus Bill, Adrien Horni & Joseph Allen Shea, Acacio Ortas, Olivier Lebrun, Éditions Peinture around Saeio, Hélène Bertin, Étienne Périn, Son Ni, Daniel Dewar & Grégory Gicquel.
Erlend Peder Kvam - Drawings of People with Signs
2019
English edition
Nieves
Colorful characters express themselves through humorous signs.
Antoine Catala - Julia (Uncovered) - The work of Julia Scher – a conversation
2019
English edition
Les presses du réel – Artists' Writings – Miscellaneous
A talk between three artists around Julia Scher's work.


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