New York, NY – October 31 – ABRAMS is pleased to announce a new partnership with Cernunnos, a publisher devoted to creating books that showcase popular art of the twenty-first century in an innovative way, for North American sales and trade distribution. Both ABRAMS and Cernunnos are owned by Média-Participations, based in France.
Formerly distributed by Simon & Schuster, Cernunnos’s publishing program will be sold and distributed by ABRAMS beginning mid-November with two new titles: Border Bang by Jorge R. Gutiérrez, the Emmy Award–winning director of the film The Book of Life, with a foreword by Guillermo del Toro, and Louis Stettner: Traveling Light by Clément Chéroux, which accompanies an exhibition at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, October 27, 2018–May 27, 2019, as well as their complete backlist.
“ABRAMS is the premiere American publisher of art and illustrated books, and I look forward to working with their dedicated and passionate sales team to help grow our market in North America,” says Cernunnos publisher Rodolphe Lachat.
“Cernunnos’s list and Rodolphe Lachat’s publishing vision are complements to what we do here at ABRAMS. We are excited to help bring these beautiful, well-conceived, and well-designed art and popular culture books to a wider audience here in North America,” says Michael Jacobs, President and CEO of ABRAMS.
Cernunnos was founded in 2016 by Rodolphe Lachat, Cernunnos is an imprint of Média-Participations. Cernunnos has enjoyed partnerships with Walt Disney Studios, SFMOMA, the innovative Hi-Fructose magazine, and the prestigious American Ballet Theatre, publishing an eclectic list of monographs, art anthologies, visual encyclopedias, and gift books. Their recent publications include illustrated editions of Bambi, TheLittlePrince, and work by Mark Ryden, Ron English, Louis Stettner, Jorge R. Gutiérrez, H. P. Lovecraft, Hayao Miyazaki, and Karl Lagerfeld.