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Les jardins de l’art brut
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Marc Décimo Les jardins de l’art  brut
published in December 2016
French edition
17 x 24 cm (softcover)
368 pages (270 colour and b/w ill.)
ISBN: 978-2-84066-912-8
EAN: 9782840669128
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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 of the book published in 2007 (ISBN 978-2-84066-147-4).
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.