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Julie Perrin - Composer en danse - Un vocabulaire des opérations et des pratiques
2020
French edition
Les presses du réel – Dance & Performing Arts –
A lexical survey on compositional practice in contemporary dance.
Bernard Quirot - Simplifions
2019
French edition
Cosa Mentale - Essays
In this writing, French architect Bernard Quirot carries a reflection on his theoretical foundations and evokes, through his architectural journey, a critical vision of the increasing complexity of the world.
 Audrey Muratet, François Chiron & Myr Muratet - Manuel d\'écologie urbaine
2019
French edition
Les presses du réel – Literature – Al Dante
Al Dante - Architecture
This manual proposes a state of current knowledge on the functioning of nature in an urban environment: its ecology.
 Yan Pei-Ming - The Man Who Weeps
2019
bilingual edition (English / French)
Les presses du réel – Contemporary art – Monographs
New monograph: a retrospective of Yan Pei-Ming's paintings and watercolors from 2006 to 2019, structured around the figure of disappearance and violence, and around the confrontation with the works of the masters of the past as well as with modern iconography, with essays by Franck Gautherot, David Liot, Xavier Douroux and Fabian Stech.
 Yan Pei-Ming - Yan Pei-Ming face à Courbet
2019
bilingual edition (English / French)
Les presses du réel – Contemporary art – Monographs
A face to face between the great works of Gustave Courbet and new paintings by contemporary artist Yan Pei-Ming, specially created for the bicentenary of the birth of Courbet.
Giorgio Azzariti - In Search of a Language - A Journey through Peter Märkli\'s Imaginary
2019
bilingual edition (English / French)
Cosa Mentale - Essays
A rereading of the work of the Swiss architect.
Laurence Schmidlin - La Spatialisation du dessin dans l\'art américain des années 1960 et 1970
2019
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History – Misceallenous
The development of spatial and tridimensional drawing in American art, both in theory and in practice, from the 1960s through the 1970s.
Gordon Matta-Clark - Open House
2020
French edition
MAMCO - Monographs
A new publication spotlights Gordon Matta-Clark's only extant architectural piece.
Anne Lafont - L\'art et la race - L\'Africain (tout) contre l\'œil des Lumières
2019
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History – Works in society
French art historian Anne Lafont delivers an unpublished study on the close and paradoxical relations of art and race in the Enlightenment. A new voice in current works on issues of race, art, images and colonization.
Toilet Paper - ToiletMartin PaperParr (book)
2020
English edition
Toilet Paper
The large-format book celebrating the collaboration between Toilet Paper and Martin Parr.
Franck Léard - Chichilianne : le loup, l\'eau et les communs
2019
French edition
369 editions - Manuals
An experiment in rural resistance to technocratic logics in a mountain area.
Pascal Rousseau - Danser sa vie avec l\'outil hypnotique
2019
French edition
369 editions - Manuals
This little book, conceived as a toolbox by choreographer Catherine Contour, explores the possibilities of the hypnotic technique.
Jacques Rancière - Le travail des images - Conversations avec Andrea Soto Calderón
2019
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Perceptions
A conversation, accompanied by an introduction by Andrea Soto Calderón, to better understand the crucial role that images occupy in Jacques Rancière's work, and how images are the site of imaginative and reconfiguring operations.
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.
Jean-François Bory - Une monographie
2020
French edition
Les presses du réel – Avant-gardes – L'écart absolu (Absolute Gap) – Construction
Retrospective monograph.
Michele Boni - L\'architecture de la bulle d\'air
2020
French edition
Les presses du réel – Architecture
A manifesto of the architecture of the air.
Andréa-Fatima Touam - Encyclopédie de la domination masculine
2020
French edition
Les presses du réel – Literature – Al Dante
Al Dante - Theory & criticism / essays
An investigation into the female presence in the places of art and thought, where discourses on emancipation are fabricated.
Maria Kakogianni - Ivre décor
2020
French edition
Hippocampe - Books
Six short stories by Maria Kakogianni, between literary fiction and philosophy.
Laura Mulvey - Fétichisme et curiosité
2019
French edition
Brook
French edition of Laura Mulvey's writings which range from analyses of Xala, Citizen Kane and Blue Velvet, to an extended engagement with the creations of Native American artist Jimmie Durham and the feminist photographer Cindy Sherman.
Maurice Fréchuret - L\'art et la vie - Comment les artistes rêvent de changer le monde, XIXe-XXIe siècle
2019
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Figures
The reconciliation of art and life, at the heart of the reflection and practice of many modern and contemporary movements.
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Valentine Schlegel - Je dors, je travaille
2017
French edition
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This catalogue offers a unique insight into the life and work of the French artist, sculptor and ceramist Valentine Schlegel. It features a large iconography, archives, and texts by sculptor and Schlegel specialist Hélène Bertin.
Nicolas Bourriaud - Esthétique relationnelle
1998
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Misceallenous
Also available in English edition.
Nicolas Bourriaud - Postproduction - La culture comme scénario : comment l\'art reprogramme le monde contemporain
2004
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Misceallenous
The art of postproduction as a response to the proliferating chaos of global culture in the information age (also available in English edition).
Maria Stavrinaki - Saisis par la préhistoire - Enquête sur l\'art et le temps des modernes
2019
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History – Misceallenous
Can the modern uses of prehistory shed new light on the modern experience of time and, thus, the art of this period?
Brian Massumi - Pensée en acte - Vingt propositions pour la recherche-création
2018
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Labex / ArTeC
20 proposals for the intersection of artistic practice and research in academic milieu.
Yaëlle Biro - Fabriquer le regard - Marchands, réseaux et objets d\'art africains à l\'aube du XXe siècle
2018
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History – Works in society
Based on a set of mostly unpublished archives, this book focuses on the role played by art dealers at the turn of the last century in the definition, promotion and circulation of African objects as artworks, in Europe and the United States.
Alastair Brotchie - Alfred Jarry - Une vie pataphysique
2019
French edition
Les presses du réel – Avant-gardes – Misceallenous
A biography of the founder of Pataphysics, by Alastair Brotchie.
Dziga Vertov - Le ciné-œil de la révolution - Écrits sur le cinéma
2019
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Medias/Theories
A collection of texts by Soviet avant-garde filmmaker and theoretician Dziga Vertov, including a critical apparatus and visual documents.
Elisabeth Lebovici - Ce que le sida m\'a fait - Art et activisme à la fin du XXe siècle
2017
French edition
JRP|Editions - Lectures Maison Rouge
A both intimate and political account of the links between artistic practices and activism during the AIDS epidemic of the 1980s and 1990s in France and the United States—featuring monographic texts, interviews, and thematic essays.
Design écosocial - Convivialités, pratiques situées et nouveaux communs
2018
French edition
it: editions
out of stock
A multidisciplinary approach of ecosocial design.
Baptiste Brun - Jean Dubuffet et la besogne de l\'Art Brut - Critique du primitivisme
2019
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History – Works in society
Jean Dubuffet, Art Brut, and the primitivist paradigm.
Seloua Luste Boulbina - Les miroirs vagabonds ou la décolonisation des savoirs (art, littérature, philosophie)
2018
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Figures
A philosophy of decolonization that intends to show how, in knowledge and the arts, the past can be passed.
Frédéric Acquaviva - Isidore Isou
2019
French edition
Editions du Griffon - Monographs & catalogues
Reference monograph.
Brian O\'Doherty - White Cube - L\'espace de la galerie et son idéologie
2008
French edition
JRP|Editions - Lectures Maison Rouge
restocking in progress
currently out of stock
Inside the white cube.
Alfred Gell - L\'art et ses agents - Une théorie anthropologique
2009
French edition
Les presses du réel – Fabula
First translation in French of a major work by British social anthropologist.
 Lorraine Daston & Peter Galison - Objectivité
2012
French edition
Les presses du réel – Fabula
The story of objectivity, by two of the greatest historians of science today.
Sylvia Kahan - Winnaretta Singer-Polignac - Princesse, mécène et musicienne
2018
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History – Misceallenous
The life and work of Winnaretta Singer, Princesse de Polignac, who used her fortune to support the arts, sciences and literature, and whose influence on the musical and literary worlds of the twentieth century is immeasurable.
Isabelle Stengers - Civiliser la modernité ? - Whitehead et les ruminations du sens commun
2017
French edition
Les presses du réel – Theory – Drama
Common sense: a philosophical investigation (after Alfred North Whitehead).
Pierre Montebello - Deleuze, esthétiques - La honte d\'être un homme
2017
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Fama
The aesthetics of Gilles Deleuze.
Penser l\'image - Volume 3 – Comment lire les images ?
2017
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Perceptions
Different perspectives (art history, philosophy, photography, film, architecture, history of science...) on the heterogeneous forms the discourse of pictures can take (an anthology).
Friedrich Kittler - Gramophone, Film, Typewriter
2018
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Medias/Theories
The first French translation of the landmark work by media theorist Friedrich Kittler.
Yve-Alain Bois - La peinture comme modèle
2017
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History – Misceallenous
MAMCO - Historical essays & contemporary archives
The first French translation of Yve-Alain Bois' reference study on modernism
Joseph Mitchell - Le Merveilleux saloon de McSorley - Récits New-yorkais
2016
French edition
Diaphanes - Literature
Collection of portraits published between 1938 and 1955 in the New Yorker by one of the pioneer of New Journalism: a literary painting of a New York that no longer exists.


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