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Jens Hoffmann: (Curating) From Z to A
By Jens Hoffmann.

The sequel to the 2014 bestseller (Curating) From A to Z, this book extends the investigation of curatorial practice that the writer, exhibition maker and educator Jens Hoffmann (born 1974) began in the first volume.

(Curating) >>more

JRP|Ringier
ISBN 9783037645093
US $15.00 CAN $19.95 TRADE
Pbk, 4 x 6.5 in. / 80 pgs.
Pub Date: 12/26/2017
Forthcoming

Weekly Advice
Edited by Finn Canonica, Clément Dirié. Illustrations by David Shrigley.

Since 2012, Hans Ulrich Obrist (born 1968) has made a weekly contribution to Das Magazin, the weekend supplement of the Swiss Tages-Anzeiger newspaper.

His weekly column offers a survey of contemporary art and current cultural affairs >>more

JRP|Ringier
ISBN 9783037645109
US $24.95 CAN $29.95 TRADE
Pbk, 4 x 6.5 in. / 256 pgs / 10 b&w.
Pub Date: 12/26/2017
Forthcoming

10 Years in Art Publishing
By Lionel Bovier. This A-Z "memoir about art publishing" celebrates the ten-year anniversary of JRP|Ringier, created in 2004 by Swiss art curator Lionel Bovier and Ringier AG owner Michael Ringier. With 632 books and 1,800 authors published, 20,000 >>more

JRP|Ringier
ISBN 9783037644133
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Pbk, 4 x 6.5 in. / 64 pgs / 20 color / 4 b&w.
Pub Date: 08/25/2015
In stock
Scott King: Anish and Antony Take Afghanistan
Edited and text by Scott King. Illustrations by Will Henry. Written by British graphic designer Scott King (born 1969) and illustrated by Philadelphia artist Will Henry, this funny, irreverent graphic novel depicts two protagonists of British public art—Anish Kapoor and Antony Gormley—attempt to solve Afghanistan's >>more

JRP|Ringier
ISBN 9783037643808
US $15.00 CAN $17.50 FLAT40
Pbk, 4.25 x 6.5 in. / 64 pgs / 40 b&w.
Pub Date: 03/24/2015
In stock
Vern Blosum
Edited by Lionel Bovier. Text by Lionel Bovier, Fabrice Stroun. Vern Blosum does not exist. The story can be told simply: in 1961 an artist paints five canvases inspired by pages in a horticulture book; then came parking meters, water hydrants, and animals. Some of >>more

JRP|Ringier
ISBN 9783037643792
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Pbk, 4.25 x 6.5 in. / 64 pgs / 24 color / 7 b&w.
Pub Date: 02/24/2015
In stock
Jens Hoffmann: (Curating) From A to Z
By Jens Hoffmann. (Curating) From A to Z offers a summary of the development of curatorial practice over the last two decades, seen through the eyes of curator, author and Deputy Director of the Jewish Museum, Jens Hoffmann >>more

JRP|Ringier
ISBN 9783037643723
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Pbk, 4 x 6.5 in. / 80 pgs
Pub Date: 02/24/2015
In stock
Sgrafo vs. Fat Lava
Edited by Nicolas Trembley. Text by Ronan Bouroullec, Horst Makus, Nicolas Trembley. From Raymond Loewy’s austere “Form 2000” teapot set of the mid-1950s to the Sgrafo vases of the 1960s and the improbable “Fat Lava” glacis of the 1970s, postwar German ceramics exhibited a tremendous stylistic diversity, >>more

JRP|Ringier
ISBN 9783037642771
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Pbk, 4.25 x 6.5 in. / 64 pgs / 22 color.
Pub Date: 08/31/2012
In stock
FACE, Investigations of a Dog
Text by Aristide Antonas, Jonas Hassen Kherimi, Rui Cardoso Martins, Emmanuelle Pagano, Tiziano Scarpa. Established in 2008, FACE (Foundation of Arts for a Contemporary Europe) is a European interest group for the arts. Its first initiative draws its title from a short story by Franz Kafka, and presents 40 >>more

JRP|Ringier
ISBN 9783037641712
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Pbk, 4.25 x 6.5 in. / 160 pgs / 45 color.
Pub Date: 07/31/2011
Out of print
Rive Gauche, Rive Droite
Edited by Marc Jancou. Text by Yves Aupetitallot, Lionel Bovier, Alexis Jakubowicz, Marc Jancou. This volume is published for an exhibition curated by Marc Jancou that utilizes six Parisian sites on either side of the Seine, each of which occupies some intermediate status between gallery and home. Twenty-seven artists >>more

JRP|Ringier
ISBN 9783037641545
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Pbk, 4.25 x 6.5 in. / 160 pgs / 54 color.
Pub Date: 01/31/2011
Not Available
Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Gallerists But Were Afraid to Ask
By Andrea Bellini. The massive expansion of the art market in recent decades has aroused much intrigue about how galleries operate, particularly as critics, artists and independent curators take the lead in opening their own spaces, enhancing the >>more

JRP|Ringier
ISBN 9783037640876
US $24.95 CAN $27.50 TRADE
Pbk, 4.25 x 6.5 in. / 334 pgs / 53 color.
Pub Date: 04/30/2011
Out of print
The Storyteller
Edited by Claire Gilman, Margaret Sundell. Text by T.J. Demos, Okwui Enwezor, Claire Gilman. Amid the popularity of documentary practices in contemporary art, The Storyteller addresses the use of storytelling as a means of exploring recent political events. For the artists in this volume, the story operates neither as >>more

JRP|Ringier
ISBN 9783037640869
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Pbk, 4.25 x 6.5 in. / 120 pgs / 35 color.
Pub Date: 07/31/2010
Not Available
Malcolm McLaren: Musical Paintings
Text by Delia Brown, Rodney Graham, Damien Hirst. “Today,” declares svengali-at-large Malcolm McLaren, “there are two words that sum up the culture: ‘authenticity' is one, and the other… ‘karaoke'! Many artists spend their entire life trying to authenticate, make true, a karaoke culture—but >>more

JRP|Ringier
ISBN 9783037640586
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Pbk, 4.5 x 6.5 in. / 128 pgs / 65 color.
Pub Date: 03/31/2010
In stock
Scott King: Anxiety & Depression
A headlong plunge into the dregs of contemporary human futility, Anxiety and Depression--published in JRP|Ringier's Hapax series--describes, with relentless and clerical rigor, how we live now. Author Scott King has packed this almost anthropological survey >>more

JRP|Ringier
ISBN 9783905829952
US $15.00 CAN $17.50 TRADE
Pbk, 4.25 x 6.5 in. / 64 pgs / illustrated throughout.
Pub Date: 08/31/2009
In stock
Collecting Contemporary Art
Edited by Andrea Bellini, Lillian Davies, Cecilia Alemani. For the collector of contemporary art, the acquisition of new work is an aesthetic and intellectual adventure that records a personal journey and cuts a unique cross-section through the culture. Consequently every collector has a >>more

JRP|Ringier
ISBN 9783037640159
US $15.00 CAN $20.00 TRADE
Pbk, 4.25 x 6.5 in. / 128 pgs / 21 col.
Pub Date: 08/31/2009
Not Available
Francis Baudevin: Hello Spiral
Edited by Valérie Mavridorakis. For his addition to JRP|Ringier's Hapax Series--pocket-size paperback volumes featuring visual essays by cultural producers from various fields--artist Francis Baudevin reveals himself to also be a music connoisseur. This volume features an in-depth interview with >>more

JRP|Ringier
ISBN 9783905829693
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Pbk, 4.25 x 6.5 in. / 72 pgs / 8 color / 3 b&w.
Pub Date: 03/01/2009
In stock
Loris Gréaud: Cellar Door
Text by Aaron Schuster, Raimundas Malasauskas. In early 2008, the influential and multifaceted young French artist Loris Gréaud debuted Cellar Door at the Palais de Tokyo in Paris, taking over the entire museum with scored events that included paintball performances and >>more

JRP|Ringier
ISBN 9783905829501
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Paperback, 4.25 x 6.5 in. / 80 pgs / 40 b&w.
Pub Date: 08/01/2008
Out of print
Merz World: Processing the Complicated Order
Edited by Hans Ulrich Obrist, Adrian Notz. Text by Yona Friedman, Thomas Hirschhorn, Peter Bissegger, Karin Orchard, Gwendolen Webster. The evolving artwork and early, all-encompassing installation Merzbau was German Dadaist Kurt Schwitters’ obsession. He began building a fantastical structure inside his Hanover studio in 1923, which he conceived as a project without end. It >>more

JRP|Ringier
ISBN 9783905701371
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Paperback, 4.25 x 6.5 in. / 124 pgs / 20 color.
Pub Date: 03/01/2008
In stock
Sibylle Berg: By The Way, Did I Ever Tell You...
Edited by Raphael Gygax. Illustrated by Andro Wekua, Rita Ackermann. Writer Sibylle Berg has the eye of an entomologist: Under her gaze, humanity falls into a taxonomy of wretched characters, full of dramas and impossible dreams--though she always manages to carry them through their travails >>more

JRP|Ringier
ISBN 9783905770773
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Paperback, 4.25 x 6.5 in. / 240 pgs / 12 duotone.
Pub Date: 03/01/2008
In stock
Plastic
Edited by Christophe Cherix, John Tremblay. Organized by MoMA curator Christophe Cherix and New York artist John Tremblay, this volume presents an overview of the use of vacuum-formed plastic in art of the last 40 years--starting with Claes Oldenburg and Craig >>more

JRP|Ringier
ISBN 9783905770605
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Paperback, 4.25 x 6.5 in. / 64 pgs / 25 color / 7 b&w.
Pub Date: 03/01/2008
Not Available
Elodie Pong: We Are Knights on the Trajectories of a Post-Everything Era
Illustrated by Loredana Sperini. Born in Boston, Elodie Pong is an artist and filmmaker living in Zurich. This volume is based on her writing in the Short Message Service format--rapid, evocative, intimate. Stories without a scenario, bits of conversations, >>more

JRP|Ringier
ISBN 9783905701364
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Paperback, 4.25 x 6.5 in. / 64 pgs / 12 b&w.
Pub Date: 03/01/2008
Not Available
Turkish
Especially timely in light of debates about Turkey's entrance into the European Union, this lexical tour de force and sui generis book in the tradition of Sterne and Borges uses the dictionary genre to inject >>more

JRP|Ringierr/ZKM Karlsruhe
ISBN 9783905701449
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Paperback, 4.5 x 5.5 in. / 92 pgs / 20 b&w.
Pub Date: 08/15/2005
Not Available
David Robbins: Ice Cream Social
Essay by David Robbins. After David Robbins achieved art-world success with his photographic work Talent (1986)--in which he depicted Cindy Sherman, Jeff Koons, Jenny Holzer and 15 other contemporary artists as entertainers--he became progressively disenchanted with the art world, >>more

JRP|Ringier
ISBN 9782940271559
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Paperback, 4.5 x 6.25 in. / 64 pgs / 64 color.
Pub Date: 08/15/2005
In stock
Collection Diary
By Bob Nickas. For one year, respected critic and curator Bob Nickas put his money where his eyes are: he decided to become a collector, someone who takes art off gallery walls instead of hanging it there. His >>more

JRP|Ringier
ISBN 9782940271689
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Paperback, 4.5 x 6.5 in. / 64 pgs / 20 color.
Pub Date: 08/15/2005
In stock
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