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French edition
Les presses du réel – Avant-gardes
An introductory examination of asylum art before the theorization of art brut, followed by a new critical edition of French alienist Marcel Réja's study on the “madmen's art”.

French edition
Les presses du réel – Avant-gardes
A study on the relationship between literature and madness from the 18th century until now.

French edition
United Dead Artists
The new edition of a 1972 publication gathering a series of drawings and texts by Roland Topor in collaboration with his five-year-old son Nicolas.

French edition
Les presses du réel – Avant-gardes
Outside museums, on the roadsides, a journey through the gardens and backyards of Europe and America to discover the "madmen's art": an illustrated essay on the birth and the future of Art Brut (new expanded edition).

French edition
Initiales
6th issue of the art and research magazine is dedicated to Jean-Christophe Averty.

French edition
Les presses du réel – Avant-gardes
Science and Pataphysics, volume I: the history of the origin myths—how science is torn from what is now defined as pseudo-science.

French edition
Les presses du réel – Avant-gardes
Science and Pataphysics, volume II: the birth of linguistics, as an academic field, in France, and the ideological and political issues that contribute to this implementation.

French edition
Les presses du réel – Avant-gardes
Does Mona Lisa deserve her mustache? An erudite review of 180 pre- and post-Duchamp caricatures and misappropriations.

French edition
Les presses du réel – Avant-gardes
Herminie Hanin (a figure of art brut, “fou littéraire” with a tendency to paranoia, inventor of the plane trap) inaugurates the series “Les Hétéroclites” (“Heterogeneous”), created by Marc Décimo to explore the relations between literature, art, insanity and creation.

United Dead Artists
Produced during the 1970's & 1980's, this series of linocuts by Roland Topor consists on a variation on sex and death. The hardness of the line gives the illustrations an apparent solemnity softened by their amusing titles.

French edition
Les presses du réel – Avant-gardes
An essay on the reception of Jean-Pierre-Brisset's work among his contemporaries and successors, its relationship with futurism, pataphysics, surrealism, dada, etc., its sources and its offspring in the fields of literature, linguistics, psychoanalysis, science, philosophy and art.

English edition
JRP|Ringier – Anthologies & Art Theory
In the curator's archives.

French edition
Les presses du réel – Literature
An unpublished text by Raymond Roussel, accompanied with an essay by Jacques Sivan.

French edition
Les presses du réel – Avant-gardes
A new approach of Duchamp's keywords.

French edition
Les presses du réel – Avant-gardes
An essay on Paul Tisseyre Ananké, the military officer in saharian French colonies and writer, which proposes a linguistic and biographic approach, accompanying the reedition of Ananké's book, denouncing the horrors of the French colonisation in Africa.

French edition
Les presses du réel – Avant-gardes
Marcel Duchamp “laid bare” by Marc Décimo who talks about the creative process in this essay on the father of conceptual art.

French edition
Les presses du réel – Avant-gardes
The funny though serious inventions of the thinker, poet, prophet and annagrammarian.

French edition
Les presses du réel – Avant-gardes
An essay on Duchamp's readings, and a systematic chart of his personnal library.

French edition
Les presses du réel – Avant-gardes
A monument for both linquists and writers.

French edition
Les presses du réel – Avant-gardes
A complete panorama of the astonishing personality of the unknown writer, grammarian, cosmologist and inventor.

French edition
Dis Voir – Video
Monograph dedicated to the work of French television filmmaker, producer, scenarist, and video art pioneer Jean-Christophe Averty.

Jannink – Prints
Silkscreen (120 numbered and signed copies limited edition).

French edition
Les presses du réel – Literature
out of print
The work of Raymond Roussel as a point of departure for an oblique and transversal reading of 20th century art.

United Dead Artists
out of print
A series of drawings illustrating Haldernablou, an homoerotic text by 19-year-old Alfred Jarry and first published in 1894.

French edition
JRP|Ringier – Anthologies & Art Theory
out of print
In the curator's archives (available in English edition).