January 30, 2013
This volume was developed in collaboration with founders of important and exemplary artist-run spaces of the 1960s-1970s. It represents the first extensive research on this subject and introduces spaces such as Art Metropole in Toronto, Artpool in Budapest, Ecart in Geneva, Franklin Furnace in New York, MOCA in San Francisco, La Mamelle in San Francisco, Printed Matter in New York, Western...
November 22, 2012
À l’approche du temps des fêtes la librairie Formats vous invite à venir contempler son abondant inventaire de livres sur l’art actuel.
October 4, 2012
A white box contains 4 Picture Discs commissioned by ORAL to the artist and contemporary painter Pierre Dorion. Two inserts with information, numbered and signed are placed in this multiple, limited to 100 ex., a really special art work by this great artist.
March 8, 2012
Swedish-born photographer Bertil Nilsson has worked for 5 years with circus artists throughout Europe and North America to explore and document contemporary circus from a novel perspective. Undisclosed: Images of the Contemporary Circus Artist is the result of Bertil’s collaboration with 47 circus artists, including some of today’s and tomorrow’s most exciting performers in this rapidly...
November 16, 2011
Ce livre part d’un constat : une partie de l’art actuel accorde au déplacement un rôle majeur dans l’invention des œuvres. En ce sens elle ne fait que participer à l’histoire générale de l’art dans laquelle la figure de l’homme qui marche est essentielle. La façon cependant dont cette question est aujourd’hui traitée par les artistes est suffisamment singulière pour mériter une analyse à part...
October 26, 2011 – November 9, 2011
Art has never been as culturally and economically prominent as it is today. How can artists themselves shape the social relevance and impact of their work? In How to Do Things with Art, German art historian Dorothea von Hantelmann uses four case study artists--Daniel Buren, James Coleman, Jeff Koons and Tino Sehgal--to examine how an artwork acts upon and within social conventions, particularly...
October 12, 2011 – October 26, 2011
This publication is dedicated to pioneering curators and presents a unique collection of interviews by Hans Ulrich Obrist: Anne d'Harnoncourt, Werner Hofmann, Jean Leering, Franz Meyer, Seth Siegelaub, Walter Zanini, Johannes Cladders, Lucy Lippard, Walter Hopps, Pontus Hulten, and Harald Szeemann are thus gathered in this volume.
September 13, 2011 – October 9, 2011
This publication brings together new and original contributions by art historians and critics interested in the question of scenographic issues in photography. The publication also covers the history of projection as an installation procedure, as well as the history of photography exhibitions from the twentieth century that have demonstrated the richness of the spatial solutions.
August 30, 2011
Ce livre propose un parcours à la fois historique, esthétique et analytique à travers quatre décennies de productions vidéographiques.
August 2, 2011
This book, The Trash Humpers, is based on the photographic research for Korine's latest directorial project of the same name. Released on lo-fi VHS and edited in part while blindfolded--or so Korine attests--the 78-minute movie follows a gang of miscreants who roam the streets of Nashville, molesting garbage bins and causing random mayhem.