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Des fous et des hommes avant l’art brut – suivi de Marcel Réja : L’Art chez les fous – Le dessin, la prose, la poésie – 1907 (édition critique et augmentée)
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Marc Décimo Des fous et des hommes avant l’art brut suivi de Marcel Réja : L’Art chez les fous – Le dessin, la prose, la poésie – 1907 (édition critique et augmentée)
Texts by Benjamin Pailhas, Joseph Capgras, Maurice Ducosté, Ludovic Marchand, Georges Petit.
published in September 2017
French edition
18 x 25,5 cm (softcover)
480 pages (160 b/w ill.)
€35.00
ISBN: 978-2-84066-911-1
EAN: 9782840669111
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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”.
Linguist, semiotician and art historian, Marc Décimo is Professor of Contemporary Art History in Paris-X Nanterre and Regent of the College of 'Pataphysics (Chair of Literary, Ethnographical and Architectural Amoriography). He is the editor of Lydie Fischer Sarazin-Levassor's memories with Marcel Duchamp, and of Brisset's complete works. He published around twenty books on fous littéraires and historical avant-gardes, including an essay on Brisset (Jean-Pierre Brisset - Prince des Penseurs), and numerous books on Duchamp: Duchamp mis à nu (“Duchamp laid bare”), Duchamp facile (“Duchamp made easy”)...

See also Marc Décimo & Tanka G. Tremblay.