Fall 2018 Featured Latin-American Titles

This season, we are proud to offer the first English translation of Argentine novelist César Aira's "On Contemporary Art" from David Zwirner Books' noted 'ekphrasis' series; new monographs on Teresa Burga, José Leonilson, JR, Felipe Uribe, Tomás Saraceno and Gabriel Orozco; and books on Fidel Castro, South American Concrete Art and the architecture of Legoretta Arquitectos, among many other titles of special interest to stores or customers focused on Latin American art and culture.

On Contemporary Art
By César Aira. Foreword by Will Chancellor. Afterword by Alexandra Kleeman. Translated by Katherine Silver.

Translated into English for the first time, On Contemporary Art, a speech by the renowned novelist César Aira, was delivered at a 2010 colloquium in Madrid dedicated to bridging the gap between writing and the >>more

David Zwirner Books
ISBN 9781941701867
US $12.95 CAN $18.50 TRADE
Pbk, 4.25 x 7 in. / 72 pgs.
Pub Date: 11/20/2018 In stock

Michael Christopher Brown: Yo Soy Fidel
Edited with text by Martin Parr. Text by Jon Lee Anderson, Michael Christopher Brown.

Yo Soy Fidel follows the cortčge of Fidel Castro, former Cuban revolutionary and politician, over a period of several days in late 2016. American photographer Michael Christopher Brown (born 1978) leaned out of a rear >>more

ISBN 9788862086028
US $50.00 CAN $67.50 TRADE
Hbk, 13.5 x 9.75 in. / 160 pgs / 110 color.
Pub Date: 09/25/2018 In stock

Teresa Burga
Edited with text by Heike Munder. Text by Dorota Biczel, Teresa Burga, Julieta González, Miguel A. López, Kalliopi Minioudaki, et al.

Encompassing paintings and environments in the vein of pop art, as well as conceptual drawings and cybernetic installations, the oeuvre of Peruvian artist Teresa Burga (born 1935) highlights the individual's ability to influence social conditions. >>more

JRP | Ringier
ISBN 9783037645260
US $59.95 CAN $79.00 TRADE
Hbk, 8 x 10.75 in. / 288 pgs / 200 color.
Pub Date: 08/28/2018 In stock

José Leonilson: Empty Man
Edited by Karen Marta, Gabriela Rangel. Foreword by Susan Segal. Text by Jenni Sorkin, Yuji Kawasima, Luis Perez Oramas, Cecilia Brunson, Gabriela Rangel, Susanna V. Temkin.

José Leonilson (1957–93) came of age as an artist as part of the 1980s generation in Brazil. What he shared with the diverse artistic milieu of that time was a so-called "joy of painting," rediscovered >>more

Koenig Books
ISBN 9783960982845
US $55.00 CAN $72.50 FLAT40
Hbk, 7 x 10 in. / 284 pgs / 192 color.
Pub Date: 06/26/2018 In stock

JR: Giants / JR JO
Text by Thierry Consigny. Interview by Jean de Loisy, Vik Muniz, Thomas Bach.

The photocollages of French artist JR (born 1983) have populated streets and skylines all over the world. But he decided to outdo himself at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio by creating what he called >>more

Actes Sud
ISBN 9782330093693
US $55.00 CAN $72.50 TRADE
Hbk, 8.75 x 13.5 in. / 256 pgs / 400 color.
Pub Date: 01/22/2019 Awaiting stock

Concrete Matters South America
Edited with text by Matilda Olof-Ors. Text by Daniel Birnbaum, Lygia Clark, Waldemar Cordeiro, Carlos Cruz-Diez, Gego, Ferreira Gullar, Raúl Lozza, Tomás Maldonado, et al.

During a few decades of dramatic social change and optimism, artists in Montevideo, Buenos Aires, Săo Paulo, Rio de Janeiro and Caracas developed a new "concrete" language independent of representative imagery. Concrete Matters presents some >>more

Koenig Books
ISBN 9783960983194
US $50.00 CAN $67.50 TRADE
Pbk, 8.75 x 11.25 in. / 176 pgs / 106 color / 4 b&w.
Pub Date: 06/19/2018 In stock

Legorreta Guide
Introduction by Miquel Adriŕ.

An icon of Mexican architecture alongside Luis Barragán, Ricardo Legorreta (1931–2011) founded Legorreta Arquitectos in the 1960s, creating what Kenneth Frampton called a"critical regionalism," expressed in the revival of colonial typologies and intensive use of >>more

ISBN 9786077784081
US $30.00 CAN $40.00 TRADE
Hbk, 4.75 x 6.5 in. / 144 pgs / 96 color / 60 b&w.
Pub Date: 01/22/2019 Awaiting stock

Felipe Uribe: A Sectional View
Foreword by Miquel Adriŕ. Introduction by Teodoro Fernández Larrańaga. Text by Camilo Restrepo, Felipe Uribe de Bedout.

This is the first monograph on the work of Colombian architect Felipe Uribe, who, in 1990, founded UdeB Arquitectos and has since constructed public projects for four municipalities that have contributed to the urban development >>more

ISBN 9786079489366
US $40.00 CAN $54.00 TRADE
Pbk, 7 x 9.5 in. / 200 pgs / 186 color.
Pub Date: 01/22/2019 Awaiting stock

Tomás Saraceno: Flying Plaza
Edited by Philipp Oswalt, Lars Behrendt, Anna Garbus, Ignas Petronis, et al.

Berlin-based Argentinian sculptor Tomás Saraceno (born 1973) offers a glimpse into his practice through reflections on collective coproduction, the legacy of avant-garde digital works and the demands of producing large-scale interactive sculpture, using his Flying >>more

Spector Books
ISBN 9783959050296
US $35.00 CAN $47.50 FLAT40
Pbk, 6 x 8.25 in. / 208 pgs / 120 color / 36 b&w.
Pub Date: 11/27/2018 Awaiting stock

Gabriel Orozco: Oroxxo
Text by Benjamin H. D. Buchloh, Luciano Concheiro, Jori Finkel, Juan Villoro.

Oroxxo documents an installation at Mexico City's Kurimanzutto Gallery, where Gabriel Orozco (born 1962) installed an Oxxo store. Featuring commercial goods modified by the artist, the installation was divided into two spaces, each representing an >>more

Koenig Books
ISBN 9783960982661
US $59.95 CAN $79.00 FLAT40
Pbk, 7.5 x 10.25 in. / 336 pgs / 390 color.
Pub Date: 06/26/2018 In stock

Jazzamoart: The Painter’s Solitude

Mexican painter and sculptor Jazzamoart (born 1951) creates colorful expressionistic compositions that evoke Mexican and American jazz. This publication is the first in English to present a chronology of the artist’s career with images and >>more

ISBN 9788417141073
US $35.00 CAN $47.50 FLAT40
Hbk, 10 x 14 in. / 392 pgs / 230 color.
Pub Date: 06/12/2018 In stock

Text by Luis Ignacio Sáinz, Luis Martín Lozano, Paul Ardenne, Blanca González.

This publication presents the large-scale figurative sculptures of Mexican sculptor Rivelino (born 1973) alongside three essays and a previously unpublished interview. His sculptures and public installations in urban centers investigate the relationship between humans, collective >>more

ISBN 9788417141103
US $50.00 CAN $67.50 FLAT40
Hbk, 9 x 12 in. / 304 pgs / 180 color.
Pub Date: 01/22/2019 Awaiting stock

Carlos Amorales: Axioms for Action
Text by Dawn Ades, Maria Barnas.

Axioms for Action is conceived as a script and list of works by Amsterdam-based Mexican artist Carlos Amorales (born 1970), allowing each institution to interpret an individual version of the exhibition. The Mexico City iteration >>more

ISBN 9788417047443
US $19.95 CAN $27.95 FLAT40
Pbk, 6.5 x 8.75 in. / 200 pgs / 31 color / 107 b&w.
Pub Date: 09/25/2018 In stock

Cybčle Varela: Tropicalismo Remixed
Edited by Valentina Locatelli, Ariane Varela Braga.

Published for the first European retrospective on Brazilian multimedia artist Cybčle Varela (born 1943), this catalog emphasizes Varela’s important role as a key figure of Brazilian pop art and Tropicalismo, presenting her works alongside texts >>more

Silvana Editorale
ISBN 9788836637362
US $35.00 CAN $47.50 FLAT40
Pbk, 9.5 x 11.5 in. / 112 pgs / 100 color.
Pub Date: 10/23/2018 In stock

Jose Dávila: The Feather and the Elephant
Text by Sacha Craddock, Valentina Jager, Brigitte Kölle.

This publication surveys the works of Mexican sculptor Jose Dávila (born 1974) from 2014 to 2017. His sculptures reflect on gravity through balance and equilibrium, while emphasizing the solidity and fragility of such materials as >>more

Hatje Cantz
ISBN 9783775744225
US $55.00 CAN $72.50 FLAT40
Pbk, 9.5 x 11.5 in. / 224 pgs / 150 color.
Pub Date: 08/28/2018 In stock

Yoshua Okón: Collateral
Edited with text by John C. Welchman. Text by Helena Chávez Mac Gregor, Cuauhtémoc Medina.

The video, sculptural and photographic work of Mexico City–based artist Yoshua Okón (born 1970) examines global systems of exchange. In the works presented here, Okón documents and reimagines the social activities of such diverse locations >>more

ISBN 9788417047351
US $19.95 CAN $27.95 FLAT40
Pbk, 6.5 x 8.75 in. / 184 pgs / 89 color.
Pub Date: 09/25/2018 In stock

Brazilian Intelligence
By Max Bense. Edited with afterword by Georg Vrachliotis.

This travelogue by German philosopher Max Bense (1910–90) explores 1960s Brazil. Published for the first time in English, and including unpublished archival material, this important work of German postwar literature records his encounters with concrete >>more

Spector Books
ISBN 9783959052146
US $20.00 CAN $27.95 FLAT40
Pbk, 4.25 x 7.25 in. / 80 pgs / 40 b&w.
Pub Date: 01/22/2019 Awaiting stock

Marcelo Brodsky: 1968
Edited by Ramón Reverté, Pablo Ortíz Monasterio. Text by Anne Tucker, Felipe Ehrenberg.

Argentinian photographer Marcelo Brodsky (born 1954) compiles archival photographs of political movements from Paris to Mexico City in 1968, highlighting details through the addition of color, text and drawing.


RM/La Marca Editora/Estudio Madalena/Kaunas Photo Gallery/Ffotogallery
ISBN 9788417047320
US $35.00 CAN $47.50 FLAT40
Hbk, 9.5 x 12.5 in. / 72 pgs / 42 color.
Pub Date: 04/24/2018 In stock

Juan Manuel Echavarría: Works
Edited by Daniel Ernesto Schmeichler. Text by Thomas Girst, Yolanda Sierra, Leopoldo Múnera, Fernando Grisalez.

This monograph presents the work of New York/Bógota-based Colombian photographer Juan Manuel Echavarria (born 1947), whose numerous series of photographs and videos address the often violent history of Colombia, including the poverty and loss of >>more

RM/Toluca Editions
ISBN 9788417047412
US $35.00 CAN $47.50 FLAT40
Hbk, 11.5 x 8.75 in. / 240 pgs / 250 color / 30 b&w.
Pub Date: 09/25/2018 In stock

Pablo Hare: Curtains and Holes
Text by Pablo Hare.

In the 57 photographs presented in Curtains and Holes, Peruvian photographer Pablo Hare (born 1972) explores the outskirts of Lima. Hare's photographic observations of the landscape capture the silent specter of violence and death that >>more

RM/Toluca Editions
ISBN 9788417047368
US $45.00 CAN $60.00 FLAT40
Hbk, 9 x 11 in. / 104 pgs / 59 color.
Pub Date: 05/22/2018 In stock

Luis Molina-Pantin: Testimonies of Corruption
Foreword by Luisa Leticia Rangel.

Venezuelan photographer Luis Molina-Pantin (born 1969) captures the political uncertainty of the economic crash in Venezuela, with images of ruined bank facades and logos, and commercials for failing companies.


ISBN 9788417047306
US $29.50 CAN $39.95 FLAT40
Hbk, 8.75 x 11 in. / 112 pgs / 70 color / 24 b&w.
Pub Date: 06/12/2018 In stock

Emmanuel Honorato Vázquez: Modernist in the Andes
Edited with text by Pablo Corral Vega. Text by Cristóbal Zapata.

This book introduces the virtually unknown work of Ecuadorian photographer Emmanuel Honorato Vázquez (1893–1924), whose anticlerical, bohemian milieu epitomized a moment in which conservative Ecuadorian society was awakening to confront modernity.


RM/Secretaría Del Distrito Metropolitano De Quito
ISBN 9788417047344
US $39.95 CAN $53.95 FLAT40
Hbk, 8.75 x 11.75 in. / 142 pgs / 82 color.
Pub Date: 09/25/2018 In stock

Nicolas Savary: Conquistador
Text by Louis de Boccard.

After discovering the archive of Louis de Boccard (1866–1956), a member of Swiss patrician aristocracy who immigrated to Argentina and died in Paraguay, Swiss photographer Nicolas Savary (born 1971) retraces his steps, creating a novelistic >>more

RM/Musée d'Elysée
ISBN 9788417047405
US $55.00 CAN $72.50 FLAT40
Hbk, 6.75 x 9 in. / 304 pgs / 611 color.
Pub Date: 09/25/2018 In stock

Ricardo Jiménez: PHotoBolsillo
Text by Horacio Fernández.

This PHotoBolsillo volume is dedicated to Venezuelan photographer Ricardo Jiménez (born 1951), whose black-and-white snapshots of the people, spaces and activities of Latin American city life have positioned him as one of the most important >>more

La Fábrica
ISBN 9788417048181
US $19.95 CAN $27.95 FLAT40
Pbk, 5 x 7 in. / 96 pgs / 65 b&w.
Pub Date: 06/26/2018 In stock

Frederic Amat: Baza
Text by Ramón Andrés.

Here, Barcelona-based multimedia artist Frederic Amat (born 1952) presents a series of photographs capturing the festival of the Cascamorras in Baza, Granada. The artist's interventions in black paint on the photographs echo the action of >>more

RM/Centro Federico García Lorca
ISBN 9788417047290
US $39.00 CAN $52.50 SDNR40
Pbk, 8 x 11.5 in. / 60 pgs / 60 b&w.
Pub Date: 06/12/2018 In stock


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