Rene Ricard

Rene Ricard was an American painter, poet, and art critic born in 1946 in Acushnet (Massachussetts). At age 18, he moved to New York and joined the underground art scene. He wrote many articles (notably, for Artforum and Art in America, among others), and published several poetry books. In his paintings, developed in parralel to his poetry, writing features prominently . He lived in New York until his untimely death in 2014
Rene Ricard - God with Revolver
bilingual edition (English / French)
Editions Lutanie
The re-issue of Rene Ricard's second volume of poetry, originally published in 1989, is a vibrant testament to 1980s New York.
Rene Ricard - 1979-1980
bilingual edition (English / French)
Editions Lutanie
sold out
Rene Ricard 1979-1980 is the first collection of American poet and artist Rene Ricard's poetry, first published by the Dia Art Foundation in 1979. This new edition presents, in a new format, both the original book design reproduced as a facsimile and the first French translation of Ricard's poems.

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