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English edition
JRP|Ringier – Artists' books & editions
forthcoming
Reprint of Dorothy Iannone's 1969 book of recipes.

bilingual edition (English / German)
Edition Patrick Frey
First monograph dedicated to the long forgotten German artist Josef Maria Schröder. Starting as a painter during the interwar period, Schröder then developed a ballpoint pen technique with which he produced intensely luminous abstract compositions and portraits of a surrealist/constructivist cast. These late works are featured in this volume, which includes original documents from the artist's estate.

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.

English edition
Tochnit Aleph
Dorothy Iannone tells her Fluxus Story in a Berlin recording from 1979.

Tochnit Aleph
An audio recording of the American artist performing a German folk song while masturbating.

United Dead Artists
Caroline Sury's latest work: a series of phantasmagoric shadows cut out of black paper in a very refined mirror game.

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
JRP|Ringier – Lectures Maison Rouge
French artist Jean Dubuffet and French art historian Hubert Damisch shared a long friendship between 1961—the year Damisch published his first essay on Dubuffet—and 1985—when the latter died. Entrée en matière gathers together all the texts written by Damisch on Dubuffet as well as a selection of their correspondence.

French edition
Jannink – Wide Open
The big book of the LAC (Lieu d'Art Contemporain), the first private cultural center of the Reunion Island and an essential artistic place in the Indian Ocean.

English edition
Kunsthalle Marcel Duchamp
This monumental first retrospective monograph dedicated to Louis Michel Eilshemius brings together works from over 70 institutions and private collections, providing the reader with a profound insight into the oeuvre of this unusual artist. In an expansive essay, Stefan Banz examines for the first time the questions of whether and to what extent Eilshemius influenced Duchamp's artistic thinking.

French edition
Edition Patrick Frey
A complete study on Tinguely's Torpedo Institut, an ever-evolving & never-ending iconoclastic exhibition venue shut down after his death – and against his will. Gathering the Swiss artist's latest works, and those of his closest friends (Niki de Saint Phalle, Daniel Spoerri, Ben...), this “total anti-museum” is now reassigned to its rightful place among Tinguely's oeuvre in the form of this exceptional publication.

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Shelter Press – Books
Nine possibilities for a cat tree (artist's book).

bilingual edition (English / German)
JRP|Ringier – Monographs
Artistís book.

Sub Rosa
All musics done for Jean Dubuffet's Coucou Bazar show.

Tochnit Aleph
A collection of 29 pieces recorded 1980-84 by Dominik Steiger. Outsider art home-recordings using voice, acoustic guitar, accordion and bontempi organ.

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.

French edition
Jannink – Wide Open
First monograph dedicated to the dense, abundant and exuberant work of French painter and sculptor Raymond Reynaud (1920-2007), a figure of art brut.

bilingual (English / French)
Tochnit Aleph
2CD-Box collecting 11 pieces from Jean Dubuffet's “'Expériences musicales” (recorded in 1961) for the first time on CD.

bilingual edition (English / French)
Sub Rosa
Baudouin de Jaer decodes Adolf Wölfli's hermetic and emblematic scores.

French edition
Les presses du réel – Theory
A philosophical approach to the image in the margins or outer limits of art (from art brut to experimental art and its political extensions).

French edition
Roven
Mapping and drawing, William Kentridge, drawing out of control, Matthieu Cossé, Louise Grislain, André Rouveyre, Charles Le Brun, André Raffray, Adrien Gerenton, Dominique Charnay's cartoons collection, Jochen Gerner, Roxane Borujerdi, Nick Devereux, Diana Cooper, Mark Dion ; artistic contributions by Wolfgang Laib, Matthieu Cossé, Paul van der Eerden, Caroline Jörg, João Vilhena, Sarah Tritz & Anne Kawala...

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

French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History
in project

bilingual edition (English / French)
Les presses du réel – Avant-gardes
out of print
Reference catalogue that examines the notion of Art Brut in a time of new technologies. The first section of the volume features a selection of essays by specialists; the second and richly illustrated section introduces the works of 28 iconic or emerging artists.

Tochnit Aleph
out of print
An experimental film by Oswald Wiener (1965)—copy signed by the artist.

French edition
Lenka lente
out of print
A seminal text (and introduction to some 25000 pages of drawings, collages, autobiographical writings and compositions by Adolf Wölfli), this “short autobiography” of a major figure in the history of art brut is accompanied by a mini-CD containing the two interpretations of Wölfli's graphic scores by Nurse With Wound, first published in 1986.

bilingual edition (English / French)
(SIC) – Soft Alphabet
out of print
A tribute to the French artist Jean Dubuffet (1901–1985) and to the typographic strategies with which Dubuffet achieves, on a visual level, his plan to destroy language through books and lithographs.

United Dead Artists
out of print
Symmetrical portraits of female characters and unidentified creatures cut in black paper.

French edition (texts in English and French)
Jannink – Wide Open
out of print
Monograph on Miroslav Tichý's unconventional and artisanal (blurred, underexposed photos, taken with handmade cameras) but powerfully evocative work.