Théo Mercier – La possession du monde n’est pas ma priorité


Published by Dilecta in 2020. With contributions by Jean-Hubert Martin, Sohrab Mohebbi, and Marie de Brugerolle.

Hardcover, English and French
357 pages
ISBN 978-2-37372-082-2

La possession du monde n’est pas ma priorité is the first comprehensive monograph of the work of Théo Mercier. A thorough visual documentation of his artistic practice, including installation and exhibition views, and accompanied with research materials, notes and visual references to understand the context within he created his artworks. The artist, playing with the roles of the archivist and the collector, attempts a reappropriation of Art history, suggesting new perspectives, filled with modern and contemporary references, and addressing questions that define our time.