18/11/2020

Species of Spaces and Other Pieces, Georges Perec

Georges Perec (1936 – 1982) was a French writer and member of OuLiPo (“Ouvroir de Littérature Potentielle”(Workshop for Potential Literature), a group of writers and mathematicians […]
18/11/2020

The Home of Man. With a text by François de Pierrefeu, Le Corbusier

Charles-Édouard Jeanneret, better known as Le Corbusier (1887-1965), was one of the most creative and revolutionary 20th century architects and urban planners. In 1942, together with […]
18/11/2020

Traité succint de l’art involontaire (A Brief Tract on Involuntary Art), Gilles Clément

This book is a kind of educational journey by Gilles Clément (1943), a French botanist, agronomist and writer and one of the most influential landscape gardeners […]
18/11/2020

Delirious New York. A Retroactive Manifesto for Manhattan, Rem Koolhaas

Delirious New York was written by the journalist, set designer, urbanist and architectural theorist Rem Koolhaas (b. Rotterdam 1944). It was first published in 1978 and […]
18/11/2020

Paesaggi attivi. Saggio contro la contemplazione. L’arte contemporanea e il paesaggio metropolitano (Active Landscapes. An Essay Against Contemplation. Contemporary Art and the Metropolitan Landscape), Viviana Gravano

“What counts is the perception of what is outside us, i.e. our context, which can no longer be considered unique or unambiguous. A certain part of […]
09/03/2021

Little Blue and Little Yellow, Leo Lionni

The original edition of Little Blue and Little Yellow (McDowell Obolensky, New York, 1959) was Leo Lionni’s (1910 -1999) first children’s book. The original idea for […]
09/03/2021

Alla Faccia! Esercizi di stile, Bruno Munari

Bruno Munari (b. Milan, 1907-1988), a brilliant painter, designer and artist, invites his readers (of any age) to peep inside his book Alla Faccia – which […]
09/03/2021

Supplemento al dizionario italiano. Supplement to the Italian Dictionary. Supplement au dictionnaire italien. Anhang zum italienischen Wörterbuch, Bruno Munari

Bruno Munari (b. Milan, 1907-1998) was an Italian painter, designer and artist. He is considered a central 20th century figure, thanks to his fundamental contribution to […]
09/03/2021

ordnen: Das zeichnerische Werk, Arbeiten und Texte, Hans Knapp

The artist’s book ordnen is the summa of Hans Knapp’s artistic experimentation, conveyed in the pages of this impressive new volume. Marion Piffer Damiani’s afterword clearly […]
09/03/2021

More Details from an Imaginary Universe, Matt Mullican

In 2001, in cooperation with several major European museums, Museion devoted a solo exhibition to Matt Mullican. The show was accompanied by an extensive catalogue, which […]
09/03/2021

East Meets West, Yang Liu

Conceived and designed with insight, acumen and her refreshing and entertaining graphic simplicity, Yang Liu’s (b. Beijing, 1976) sharp and bold pictograms explore prevailing differences and […]
09/03/2021

Tracce di Blu, Fabiola Naldi

“Since the early 2000s, many cultural operators active on the street have changed the way we perceive, use and share what was previously regarded as public […]