CDLA (Centre des livres d'artistes)

The Centre des livres d'artistes (CDLA) is the home of a growing collection of artists' books and an exhibition space dedicated exclusively to this type of publications. The CDLA is based in the centre of France, in St Yrieix la Perche, forty kilometers south west of Limoges, a region famous for its porcelain and the last home of Raoul Hausmann who died there in 1971. Since 2005, the centre occupies a building in the heart of the historical city centre, with three exhibition spaces, a bookshop, a library, a space for the diffusion of videos and sound pieces, storage and conservation space for the collection, educational facilities and offices.
12 titles
Claude Closky - Deux mille vingt-deux
French edition
A collection of twelve octosyllabic sonnets to accompany us throughout the year. The rhythm of the verses directly echoes the passage of time, days, weeks, months.
Claude Closky - Iluo
French edition
The catalogue of Claude Closky's exhibition of artists' books at CDLA, as part of the 40th anniversary of the Centre Pompidou. Kalavryta—the font used in the publication was created specially for the occasion by the French artist.
Peter Downsbrough - Then Set (box set 2 books)
no text
Artist's book in two volume.
Claude Rutault - Imprimés 1973-2013 - Essai de catalogue raisonné des livres, publications, ephemera et autres imprimés
French edition
The catalogue raisonné of Claude Rutault's books and prints.
Paul-Armand Gette - Un goût certain pour la publication - Essai de catalogue raisonné des livres et publications, 1945-2012 (+ USB card)
French edition
Catalogue raisonné, with 170 publications described, a biography, and an USB card containing a PDF file and an audio interview of Paul-Armand Gette.
Claude Rutault - AMZ ou « le soleil brille pour tout le monde » - Dé-finition / méthode 169 – 1985-87
French edition
Artist's book (limited numbered and signed edition)
Mirtha Dermisache - Libro n° 2 : 1972
French edition
Artist's book.
Edmund Kuppel - Voyages et excursions du Photographe des Bistrots
French edition
Large format artist's book.
Herman de Vries - Les livres et les publications - Catalogue raisonné (+ CD-ROM)
trilingual edition (English / German / French)
Catalogue raisonné, with 170 publications described, a biography, a bibliography 1995-2004, and 14 texts by Herman de Vries read by the author on an audio CD-ROM included.
 Lefevre Jean Claude - LJC, éditeur à compte d\'auteur /  La pensée en transparence, l\'insert en tant que lieu d\'exposition du travail de l\'art au travail de Lefevre Jean Claude
French edition
Two texts by Jean-Charles Agboton-Jumeau et Marion Hohlfeldt on Lefevre Jean Claude, with some “inserts” by the artist on divider pages.

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