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French edition
Les presses du réel – Avant-gardes
forthcoming
A closer reading of the late poetry of Jean Hans Arp (1886-1966), major figure of the Dada movement in Zurich, a friend of the surrealists, painter, sculptor, also author of an important bilingual poetic work, which covers more than half a century of creation (with a choice of poems previously unpublished).

French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History
forthcoming
Jean Laude's writings on art.

French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History
forthcoming

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United Dead Artists
The Japanese master's new large-format artist's book: a graphic hallucination on 40 pages of Bichrocolor collage drawings.

English edition
Nieves
Artist's book.

French edition
Supernova – Livres
A courtly tale that takes the form of prose poems, dedicated to Surrealist artist Benjamin Péret. Written by Emmanuelle K., poet, storyteller, video artist, and companion of the Situationist International.

English edition
Les presses du réel – Avant-gardes
First publication dedicated to Jamaican-born American photographer Percy Rainford, a longtime collaborator of both Marcel Duchamp and architect Frederick Kiesler. Drawing from extensive archival research and interviews, author Michael R. Taylor showcases the work of this remarkable avant-garde photographer, while also shedding new light on his collaborations with Duchamp and Kiesler.

English edition
Sternberg Press – Histoire, critique et théorie
An historical account of walking as an artistic practice inside Surrealism, the Situationist International, and Fluxus.

bilingual edition (English / French)
Loevenbruck
This illustrated essay creates a dialogue between the works of Fluxus artist Jean Dupuy and dadaist Marcel Duchamp around their shared interest with eroticism.

French edition
Lenka lente
last available copies!
A text by Antonin Artaud illustrated with a 15-minute unreleased sound piece by Nurse With Wound entitled To Another Awareness.

French edition
Les presses du réel – Literature
All poems written by Apollinaire during World War I, gathered for the first time.

French edition
Jannink – Wide Open
Au dernier voile de sable is a long erotic and learned poem which evoques the Greek mythology, written by Jean-Philippe Pernot, photographer and film maker, illustrated by the reproductions of black and white surrealistic prints which represents bodies and bones, made by the young artist Hélène Damville.

trilingual edition (English / French / German)
Les presses du réel – Avant-gardes
In her brilliant essay, Helen Molesworth pinpoints the significance of the return of the handmade in Duchamp's artistic oeuvre of his later years and, at the same time, and for the very first time, makes this fundamental paradigmatic change the focal point of academic debate.

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United Dead Artists
Set in a grotesque and colorful decorum, the new kaleidoscopic visions of Keiichi Tanaami intertwine the obsessional patterns of the great Japanese master—eyes, military aircraft, eroticized flesh, and pop culture icons.

English edition
Edition Patrick Frey
Perfect Cherry Blossom presents the first and long-awaited collaboration between British artist Oliver Payne and Japanese pop artist Keiichi Tanaami. For this new series, Payne has reworked original drawings by Tanaami, adding stickers featuring motifs from Japanese “bullet hell” video games.

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.

Song Cycle Records
temporarily out of stock
Originally released by Multhipla Records, The Entire Musical Work of Marcel Duchamp is a collection of experimental pieces composed in 1913 by the legendary artist, and executed by Petr Kotik and the S.E.M. Ensemble in 1976.
Employing chance operations and non-musical sounds, Marcel Duchamp's musical oeuvre predated some radical concepts developed forty years later by John Cage.

English edition
Petzel
The Open Hide offers a concise overview of the diverse accomplishments of Danish artist Asger Jorn. The volume comprises over 75 images of Jorn's work, each with complete provenance, exhibition and literature history. A comprehensive biography of the artist is also included, along with photographs and other archival material.

bilingual edition (English / French)
MAMCO – Monographies
A complete documentation on Marnie Weber's first feature film, a strange kind of carnival that emerges from the American cultural repressed.

French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History
An examination of the relationship between Antoine Bourdelle and Alberto Giacometti, thus also exploring the more general history of heritage and artistic education under modernity.

French edition
Mousse – Mousse Publishing (livres)
Facsimile edition of an artist book by Marcel Broodthaers based on a verse from Baudelaire's poem La Beauté.

French edition
MAMCO – Histoire à l'essai & archives contemporaines
A collection of texts by Robert Lebel on surrealism.

trilingual edition (English / French / German)
Kunsthalle Marcel Duchamp
The influence of cartoon on Duchamp's work.

English edition
Diaphanes – Think Art
Renowned French art historian and philosopher Georges Didi-Huberman conducts a careful analysis of Cube—Giacometti's only abstract sculptural work.

United Dead Artists
last available copies!
With Grotesque female creatures, atomic lightbeams, skulls, Pop monsters and ukiyo-e decoration... These polychromic hallucinations of a Master of Psychedelic art were inspired by a near-death experience.

French edition
MAMCO – Livres d'artistes
A facsimile edition of a surrealist poem by Robert Lebel and originally published in 1943. Illustrated with seven constructions by artist Isabelle Waldberg.

French edition
MAMCO – Monographies
A facsimile edition of the first ever monograph dedicated to Marcel Duchamp and originally published in 1959. A complete introduction to his works and personality as well as a reflection on the artist's role in modern society. Graphic design by Marcel Duchamp. With texts by Duchamp, André Breton & Henri-Pierre Roché. Featuring a bibliography and a catalogue raisonné.

French edition
Al Dante – Poésie & littérature
A novel on German artist and writer Unica Zurn, a close friend of the surrealist movement and Hans Bellmer's lover.

English edition (French / Spanish subtitles)
a.p.r.e.s editions – Livres-DVD
A film by Pascal Goblot that explores an exceptional relationship between two influential figures of contemporary art.

bilingual edition (English / German)
Kunsthalle Marcel Duchamp
First publication ever to focus exclusively on Marcel Duchamp's Pharmacie, the first rectified readymade in art history.

French edition
MAMCO – Histoire à l'essai & archives contemporaines
Thierry de Duve's writings on Marcel Duchamp.

French edition
MAMCO – Histoire à l'essai & archives contemporaines
Seven essays about Marcel Duchamp's work.

trilingual edition (English / French / German)
Kunsthalle Marcel Duchamp
Transcript of Jeff Wall's extraordinary lecture on Marcel Duchamp's great legacy Étant donnés, presented at the First Annual Anne d'Harnoncourt Memorial Symposium, September 11, 2009, at the Philadelphia Museum of Art.

English edition
Edition Patrick Frey
A group of recently discovered sculptural works created by the Japanese pop-art pioneer Keiichi Tanaami in the 1980s.

bilingual edition (English / French) / texts in English and French
CAPC
After he transformed the whole nave of the CAPC Museum into a mechanical theatre, Markus Schinwald conceives an elegant and sophisticated artist's book that reflects this physical and mental adventure through preparatory prints, film dialogues, and a series of stickers alternating exhibition views and reproduction of works.

bilingual (English / German)
Edition Patrick Frey
The facsimile of HR Giger's Alien Diaries, with unpublished material, including drawings, Polaroids, and still shots.

French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History
The enigma of the surrealist object, from its origins to its future, between the demystification of the artwork and the reinvention of reality.

French edition
Jannink – L'art en écrit
A surrealist, erotic and political assemblage of texts, quotes and images with which Thierry Tillier, heir to the great tradition of artistic collage, exposes his libertarian vision of contemporary art.

French edition
Les presses du réel – Avant-gardes
The theatrical, poetical and musical work of Xavier Forneret, French Romantic writer, precursor of the Surrealist movement.

French edition
Les presses du réel – Avant-gardes
Stories, novels, correspondence and short texts by Xavier Forneret, French Romantic writer, precursor of the Surrealist movement.

bilingual edition (German / French)
WDPress / Éditions Moon Rainbow
last available copies!
Poems by Henri Michaux / images by Rosemarie Trockel, created exclusively for this book.

bilingual edition (English / French)
Sternberg Press – Monographies et livres d'artistes
Artist's book based on surrealist artist and dancer Hélène Vanel's manuscript.

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Nieves
29 highly surreal works by Keiichi Tanaami.

English edition
Les presses du réel – Contemporary art
last available copies!
30 copies limited edition accompanied by a signed color photographic print of Molinier's fetish doll by Philippe Bonan.

English edition
Les presses du réel – Contemporary art
The method and genesis of Pierre Molinier's oeuvre with more than 800 pictures, mostly unpublished, numerous documents, manuscripts and letters, a complete chronology, a critical biography, and a text by Jean-Luc Mercié.

bilingual edition (English / French)
Le Magasin
First monograph on Californian artist / musician's surreal-oriented universe (collages, sculptures, costumes, performances, music, films and videos), with essays by Doug Harvey, Stéphanie Moisdon and a conversation between the artist and Mike Kelley.

bilingual edition (English / French)
Kamel Mennour
Catalogue.

Sub Rosa
Two long time out of stock references, remastered at le Laboratoire Central.

French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History
The story of the surrealists' radical anticolonialism: a political, aesthetic and poetic avant-garde.

French edition
Les presses du réel – Avant-gardes
From Picabia's unpublished love letters to a philosophical and aesthetic inquiry on art, through Goethe, Schlegel, Hegel, or Baudelaire.

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