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Olivier Garcin - Une épopée, un lieu, une revue, des actions, « tout un tas d\'horizons »...
2021
French edition
Les presses du réel – Avant-gardes – L'écart absolu (Absolute Gap) – Construction
forthcoming
An exhaustive documentation to celebrate 40 years of creative activities at Garage 103—an historical place for post-Fluxus artistic, performative, poetic, and sonic experimentations in the heart of Nice.
Kitasono Katué - 1902-1978
2020
French edition
Les presses du réel – Avant-gardes – L'écart absolu (Absolute Gap) – Construction
forthcoming
Monograph.
Elena Prosvetina - Au temps des utopies radieuses - Création et folie en Russie soviétique (1921-1929) – Avec la traduction de Pavel Karpov : L\'Activité créatrice des aliénés et son influence sur le développement des sciences, des arts et de la technique
2020
Les presses du réel – Avant-gardes – Les Hétéroclites
forthcoming
A study and translation of a fundamental text on the “art of the insane” in Russia, re-establishing a whole section of Western history of the interest of psychiatrists in the relationship between creation and madness.
Cahiers Charles Fourier - Fourier au Japon
2019
French edition
Les presses du réel – Avant-gardes – Charles Fourier review
The reception of Charles Fourier's thought in Japan.
Agathe Mareuge - Petite éternité - L\'œuvre poétique tardive de Jean Hans Arp
2019
French edition
Les presses du réel – Avant-gardes – L'écart absolu (Absolute Gap) – Fundamental
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important bilingual poetic work, which covers more than half a century of creation (with a choice of poems previously unpublished).
Gertrude Stein et les arts
2019
French edition
Les presses du réel – Avant-gardes – L'écart absolu (Absolute Gap) – Fundamental
A collective reassessment of Gertrude Stein's relationship to the arts, allowing to understand the complexity of the relationship between writing and visual arts in her work.
Cahiers Charles Fourier - Dans l\'orbe du surréalisme – Charles Fourier redécouvert – II. Si grand avec ses faucons et ses étoiles
2018
French edition
Les presses du réel – Avant-gardes – Charles Fourier review
Second volume of a special issue devoted to the rediscovery of Charles Fourier's oeuvre by the Surrealists. This volume focuses on André Breton's passionate interest in Fourier, through correspondence (Pierre Naville, Georges Sirot, Jean Gaulmier, Émile Lehouck) and texts by Georges Bataille and Raoul Vaneigem.
Michael R. Taylor - Percy Rainford - Duchamp\'s “Invisible” Photographer
2018
English edition
Les presses du réel – Avant-gardes – Misceallenous
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.
Frédéric Valabrègue - George Brecht, histoire d\'un effacement
2018
French edition
Les presses du réel – Avant-gardes – Al Dante
An essay by Frédéric Valabrègue on the American avant-garde artist, one of the main actors of the Fluxus movement.
Camille Bryen - L\'ouvre-boîte - Colloque abhumaniste
2018
French edition
Les presses du réel – Avant-gardes – L'écart absolu (Absolute Gap) – Paperback
Narrative essay developping the notion of abhumanism, a critical philosophy which questions the centrality of mankind in our relationship to the world. With illustrations by Camille Bryen and a foreword by Michel Giroud.
Le lettrisme et son temps
2018
French edition
Les presses du réel – Avant-gardes – L'écart absolu (Absolute Gap) – Construction
A collective reflection on the historical stakes of French avant-garde movement Lettrism.
Cahiers Charles Fourier
2017
French edition
Les presses du réel – Avant-gardes – Charles Fourier review
Five articles (by René Schérer, Bernard Desmars et Daniel Chérouvrier, Nathalie Brémand, Hélène Guérin, Jérôme Duwa), an unpublished document (a letter from Fourier written in 1834) and a great number of reading notes which demonstrate the significant vitality of the research on Fourier, Fourierism, and utopia.
Happenings & Events - Tulane Drama Review – vol. 10, nº 2, Hiver 1965
2017
French edition
Les presses du réel – Avant-gardes – Misceallenous
French translation of the Tulane Drama Review's 1965 issue on the happening (with John Cage, Dick Higgins, Allan Kaprow, George Maciunas, Robert Morris, Claes Oldenburg, Yvonne Rainer, La Monte Young…).
Helen Molesworth - Duchamp - By Hand, Even / À la main, même / Mit der Hand, sogar
2017
trilingual edition (English / German / French)
Les presses du réel – Avant-gardes – Misceallenous
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.
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)
2017
French edition
Les presses du réel – Avant-gardes – Les Hétéroclites
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”.
Tanka G. Tremblay - Le texte à l\'épreuve de la folie et de la littérature
2017
French edition
Les presses du réel – Avant-gardes – Les Hétéroclites
A study on the relationship between literature and madness from the 18th century until now.
Frédéric Alix - Penser l\'art et le monde après 1945 - Isidore Isou, essai d\'archéologie d\'une pensée
2017
French edition
Les presses du réel – Avant-gardes – L'écart absolu (Absolute Gap) – Fundamental
Analyzing the theoretical and aesthetic thought of the founder of Lettrism in the intellectual context of the post-war and up to 1968.
Marc Décimo - Les jardins de l\'art  brut
2016
French edition
Les presses du réel – Avant-gardes – L'écart absolu (Absolute Gap) – Construction
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).
Brut Now - Art Brut in Technological Times
2016
bilingual edition (English / French)
Les presses du réel – Avant-gardes – Misceallenous
(last copies available!)
Reference catalogue that examines the notion of Art Brut in a time of new technologies. The first section of the volume features a selection of essays by specialists; the second and richly illustrated section introduces the works of 28 iconic or emerging artists.
Champlitte Jicaltepec/San Rafael
2016
French edition
Les presses du réel – Avant-gardes – Misceallenous
Dedicated to the long-lasting ties between Mexico and France, this survey catalogue's common thread is the foundation of a Fourierist-inspired community in Jicaltepec in the 19th century. The historical event interacts throughout the volume with the works of artists questioning the notions of travel, exile, relationships and utopia.
Michael Lucken - Nakai Masakazu - Naissance de la théorie critique au Japon
2016
French edition
Les presses du réel – Avant-gardes – Délashiné!
An introduction to the work of a pioneer in media, cinema and sport criticism in Japan, whose thinking deeply marked the counter-culture movements of the 60's.
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