Les jardins de l’art brut
Les presses du réel – Avant-gardes
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published in December 2016
17 x 24 cm (softcover)
368 pages (270 colour and b/w ill.)
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 Senior Lecturer in French Linguistics at the University of Orléans
and Regent of the College of 'Pataphysics (Chair of Literary, Ethnographical and
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”)...