Hatje Cantz is an international publisher of illustrated books on art, architecture, photography, design, and visual culture, founded by Gerd Hatje in Stuttgart in 1945. Since its inception, Hatje Cantz has been developing and publishing illustrated books with a special focus on quality, both in terms of content and production.
The aim of our publishing activities is to impart knowledge through books containing words and images. In doing so, we inspire ourselves and our audience with topics related to art, culture, and other contemporary themes. Our illustrated books and catalogs are beautifully crafted, compelling, and produced as sustainably as possible. Expanding the experience of art beyond the medium of the book, “Edition Hatje Cantz” publishes works on paper, photographic prints, and art objects in signed, limited editions by specially selected artists.
At MISS READ we'll mainly present our series HATJE CANTZ TEXT dedicated to text and image, the diverse voices of art, curatorial practice and criticism in current discourse. Texts by artists, essays on art theory, contributions on the present, culture and aesthetics in an accessible paperback format.