In 1962, the artist Farid Belkahia (1934-2014), returning from Europe where he studied in Paris and then in Prague, took over the management of the School of Fine Arts in Casablanca. He began on the occasion a seminal artistic experience and careful analysis of new paths to modernity.
This book presents the catalogue raisonné of the Salon d'Automne with all known posters and the complete directory of exhibitors from 1903 to 2017.
Le 10e Prix Carmignac du photojournalisme est consacré à l’Amazonie et aux enjeux liés à sa déforestation. Cette édition soutient un projet d'investigation photographique par Tommaso Protti, qui rend visibles les bouleversements qui touchent l'Amazonie, pour alimenter la réflexion sur les conséquences de la déforestation massive.
A lavish new investigation into the Paris Opera’s influence on Edgar Degas's painting. Throughout his entire career, from his debut in the 1860s up to his final works post 1900, the Opera formed the focal point of Degas’s output. > See exhibition details
For this first volume of the collection devoted to Isidore Isou, dismissing the chronological approach which does not account for the dazzling of this extraordinary character, and no longer for the long periods of interruption of his production, Éric Fabre has chosen a thematic approach.
On the occasion of the 150th anniversary of the birth of the painter Henri Matisse (1869-1954), the Matisse departmental museum of Cateau-Cambrésis which was founded by the artist in his hometown in 1952, pays tribute to the man of the North, wo became one of the greatest masters of the XXth century. > See exhibition details
Co-founder of the GRAV (Visual art research group) and considered one of the important representatives of op art - revealed to the general public by the vast exhibition "Dynamo" at the Grand Palais in Paris in 2013, with Julio Le Parc and Jesús-Rafael Soto -, Francisco Sobrino did not yet have a monograph.
Between 1900 and 1969 fashion photography underwent enormous changes. Unique archive material from Palais Galliera is being shown in Amsterdam for the first time ever in order to illustrate this remarkable story. This exhibition not only shows the move from studio photography to outdoor shoots, but also developments in photography itself, the position of...
Man Ray, surrealist master and exponent of the Dada movement, managed to reinvent not only the photographic language, but also the representation of the body and face, as well as the genres of the nude and the portrait themselves. This book brings together around 200 photographs produced from the 1920s right up to his death in 1976, all featuring female...
Over the past decade there has been a renewed interest in the practice of casting, which once again brings together the artistic and industrial worlds. Casting in plaster has never gone away, but the repertoire has now been enlarged. > See exhibition details
William Ropp's genius is that he brings the unexpected truth to every subject, and every subject he undertakes is a major one. We've known the figures in his photographs for millennia - in our collective unconscious, in dreams, in the face of gods, in fears, temptations, and lusts.
The book invites into the eminently graphic artistic universe of Julien Colombier, inspired by a lush plant world. The artist composes, by the repetition of geometric and plant patterns, fragments of colored landscapes, populated by jungles or tropical forests, hypnotic organic environments.
In Cannes, Pierre and Gilles, one of the most popular artistic duos in France for over thirty years, propose a themed exhibition of paintings around cinema, a passion the two artists share with the town that hosts the famous film festival every year. > See exhibition details
A panorama of the careers of the two artists Pierre & Gilles and their kitsch and dreamlike universe, influenced by pop art and gay culture.
Stuck between art brut, folk art, naive art and primitive arts, modest art, with undulating limits, is thus declined by people who encourage us to consider objects differently. These are no longer understood for their utilitarian side but for their plastic qualities; shapes, colors and materials are seen as potential for expression.
Nomadic artist, Anna Boghiguian nourishes her work with the culture of her travels all around the world. She creates large theatrical installations populated with figures painted in wax, cut out and presented suspended in space. She deals with history, economics, language, politics, art, philosophy and psychoanalysis in her poetic propositions.
L'écrivain suisse Robert Walser (1878-1956) est célèbre pour avoir laissé à sa mort quantité de feuillets couverts d'une écriture minuscule au crayon, souvent tapie dans les marges de papiers imprimés. Leur écriture est si singulière qu'elle a tout d'abord été considérée comme une graphie inventée, secrète, indéchiffrable.
This book traces the history of contemporary art in the USSR and Russia from the 1960s through to the 2000s.Through the works of more than fifty artists, a fascinating story unfolds, one that allowed art to embrace strategies of détournement and derision, critical discourse, and an infinite development of forms
This monograph on Kim Tschang-Yeul - born in 1929 in North Korea - has the ambition to become a reference work. It reveals the exceptional place of an irreplaceable actor of the international art scene who was, with Nam June Paik, the initiator of the notion of contemporary art in Korea.
For forty years, life in Afghanistan has been shaped by wars, the destruction of heritage, attacks, migrations. In recent years, international programs for creation have been put in place and young Afghan artists have returned from their exile.
Sybille de Margerie, during her thirty-year career, has earned an honored place among the elite ranks of great interior architects. > Book preview
Since 2011, fotofever international contemporary photography art fair advocates contemporary photography through annual events, providing a platform to elevate new talents and promote the joy of collecting, supporting artists in their lifetime.
The Bouquets of Chenonceau is a magnificent coffee table book that will please both lovers of history and fans of floral design.
The spectacular images contained in this book show nature in a new light, as perhaps we had never seen it before, surprising us and in some cases even upsetting us a little.
Michael Wolf achieved fame when he won the 2005 World Press Photo with his China, Factory of the World project, and the 2010 World Press Photo with his Tokyo Compression. The present book offers his personal take on the French capital. Singling out typical architectural features of the Parisian landscape he renders the seemingly banal immortal, as only he...
Examining non-Western arts through the collection of Helena Rubinstein. The exhibition and its catalogue reveal the fascination that African art held for this pioneer of cosmetics, an avant-garde patron and collector in the early 20th century. > See Exhibition details
The painter Jean-Michel Coulon is a passionate traveler who has visited the United States and Italy on several occasions. This is an opportunity for the artist to write many letters to different people in his family in which he comments what he sees.
Often dismissed merely as Fragonard's sister-in-law, Marguerite Gérard (French, 1761-1837) was in fact one of the major artists working in France in the late eighteenth century. Lavishly illustrated throughout, this engaging and comprehensive study - the first devoted to Marguerite Gérard - includes detailed appendices and a complete catalogue raisonné of...
À l’occasion de la 15e Biennale d’art contemporain de Lyon, Anselm Kiefer est invité à revenir au Couvent de la Tourette cinquante-deux années après son premier séjour, lorsqu’il avait 21 ans.
On the occasion of the thirtieth anniversary of the Louvre Pyramid, Jean-Michel Othoniel was invited by the museum to produce a book demonstrating the importance of flowers in the eight departments of the Louvre.
Bilingual Exhibition Album Picasso, Magic Paintings, presented at the musée Picasso, Paris (1st october 2019 - 23 feb. 2020). > See exhibition details
Dreams, fears, projects, desires. Being 18, with your future in front of you: it's a special time, which the talented photographer, Anne-Catherine Chevalier, has tried to capture. Her sensitive lens is matched by the delicate writing of Geneviève Damas: the result is a selection of 50 exceptional portraits.
This book presents a panorama of the work of a visual artist who, as a woman, decided to abandon the canvas and the brush in favor of the thread and the needle.
With her great passion for music, architecture, the theatre and opera, Helg's photographs create monumental spaces in which sculpture, painting, installations, and most of all light are constantly interwoven. Like a window opening onto the invisible, giving glimpses of the mind, her light-filled world is weirdly beautiful, at once poetic and spiritual.
In view of major political crises, wars, repression of freedom, vandalism and natural disasters, what do works of art represent for us? And what are we prepared to do to protect a masterpiece?
Während die Gründungszeit der Stadt Freiburg im 12. und 13. Jahrhundert sowie das 15. und 16. Jahrhundert bekannt und dokumentiert sind, wurden die Jahre nach 1300 bisher wenig beachtet.
The exhibition at the Monnaie de Paris covers the major themes of the artist’s oeuvre, including the human body, the female figure and the symbiotic relationship with nature, all of which are recurring motifs. > See exhibition details
An opera requires singers, an orchestra, a conductor, a choir and a director. But the success of a show also implies the presence of many other participants, whose work is often done in the shadows. A free hand has been given to Heinz Peter Knes, a young Berlin photographer, to take a look at the crafts of the Paris Opera.
In some fifty works punctuating the career of Christian Boltanski, this wide crossing of the work of Boltanski makes it possible to measure the magnitude and the ambition marked by his history and a half-century of meditations on the function and the word of the artist in our societies. > See exhibition details
The Weisman-Michel Collection is a unique, private collection which focuses on the work of artists at the end-of-the-nineteenth and early-twentieth-century who lived and/or worked in Montmartre or whose art reflects the avant-garde “spirit of Montmartre.”
Exceptional new photography brings readers behind the scenes of the Trianons and Marie Antoinette's Hamlet at Versailles - including areas usually closed to the public. This handsome volume, with newly commissioned photography, is both a historical testimony and an intimate visit on the grounds of the palace of Versailles.
Around fifty artists of all generations and many nationalities, with gender parity, have been invited to make site-specific works.