Dada

 
 
Kitasono Katué - 1902-1978
2022
French edition
Les presses du réel – Avant-gardes – L'écart absolu (Absolute Gap) – Construction
forthcoming
Monograph.
Marc Décimo - Étant donné Marcel Duchamp - Palimpseste d\'une œuvre
2022
French edition
Les presses du réel – Avant-gardes – L'écart absolu (Absolute Gap) – Fundamental
An erudite investigation into the enigma of Marcel Duchamp's great testamentary work Étant donnés, an installation conceived for twenty years in the greatest secrecy before being unveiled to the public a year after the death of the inventor of the readymade, which gives the viewer new keys to interpretation, by examining both what the work concludes and what it opens.
Éric Alliez - Duchamp avec (et contre) Lacan - Essai de mutologie queer
2022
French edition
Les presses du réel – Philosophy / politics – Miscellaneous
Between art history, psychoanalysis and philosophy, Éric Alliez thinks afresh about the questions of eroticism and gender posed by Marcel Duchamp's "desiring machines", based on an audacious analysis of the relationship between language (from wordplay to theoretical notes in Duchamp's notebooks and writings) and plastic materiality in his work.
Emmy Hennings -
2022
English edition
Lenz Press
As a cofounder of Cabaret Voltaire in 1916, Emmy Hennings, with her partner, the Dadaist Hugo Ball, is recognized as having established and environment for collective experimentation. This book gathers an extensive collection of Hennings's writings, ephemera, and art, to give shape to a practice and an individual so ofter flattened for the sake of art historical narrative.
591 - L\'Humidité, une rétrospective
2022
French edition
591
Les presses du réel – Literature – Misceallenous
Special issue: a retrospective of L'Humidité, the most important art and experimental poetry magazine of the 1970s, created and directed by Jean-François Bory from 1970 to 1978.
Niki de Saint Phalle - Belles ! Belles ! Belles ! - Les femmes de Niki de Saint Phalle
2022
bilingual edition (English / French)
Vallois
Designed in the form of a "women's magazine", this catalogue is devoted to the representation of the female body in the innovative, feminist and avant-garde work of Niki de Saint Phalle.
The Return of DADA / Die Wiederkehr von DADA / Le Retour de DADA (4 volume box set)
2022
texts in English, French, German
Les presses du réel – Avant-gardes – Misceallenous
Reevaluating the scholarly knowledge about Dada and its legacy, this publication reconstructs how Dada was (re)invented in the 1950s and the 1960s, especially by the Dada protagonists themselves, and asks to what extent Dada's impulses are still relevant regarding current aesthetic, literary and cultural analyses.
Jean Dupuy - J\'idée - Variations sur Jean Dupuy (book + DVD)
2021
bilingual edition (English / French), DVD original version, English / French subtitles
a.p.r.e.s editions - Variations on...
A portrait of Jean Dupuy through a film by Gilles Coudert and a collection of unpublished texts.
Celebrity Cafe
2020
French edition
Celebrity Cafe
Experimental poetry, historical avant-garde, contemporary music, dance, visual arts, intermedia.
Beau Geste Press
2020
bilingual edition (English / French)
CAPC
The “catalogue dé-raisonné” of all the printed matter produced by tThe independent publishing house Beau Geste Press, that federated visual poets, neo-Dadaists and international artists affiliated with the Fluxus movement from 1971 to 1976.
Aurélie Verdier - Aujourd\'hui pense à moi - Francis Picabia, Ego, Image
2020
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History – Œuvres en sociétés
The stakes of Francis Picabia's creative process, between exaltation and rejection of the self, at the heart of the constitution of modernity.
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).
Gene Beery -
2019
English edition
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
First monograph dedicated to the American artist, offering an in-depth investigation of his work. The book assembles more than 65 artworks and three essays, by Kenneth Goldsmith, Jo Melvin and Balthazar Lovay, as well as an interview with Gene Beery by Gregor Quack.
Michael R. Taylor - Percy Rainford - Duchamp\'s “Invisible” Photographer
2018
English edition
Les presses du réel – Avant-gardes – Misceallenous
Kunsthalle Marcel Duchamp
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.
Arnaud Labelle-Rojoux - En affinité(s) - Marcel Duchamp / Jean Dupuy
2018
bilingual edition (English / French)
Loevenbruck
This illustrated essay creates a dialogue between the works of Fluxus artist Jean Dupuy and dadaist Marcel Duchamp around their shared interest with eroticism.
Maria Stavrinaki - Le sujet et le milieu - Huit essais sur les avant-gardes allemandes
2018
French edition
MAMCO - Historical essays & contemporary archives
Eight essays on the German avant-gardes (Hugo Ball, Max Beckmann, Marcel Breuer, Franz Marc, Merzbau, Expressionnism, Dada…).
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
Kunsthalle Marcel Duchamp
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.
Carole Boulbès - Relâche - Dernier coup d\'éclat des Ballets suédois
2017
French edition
Les presses du réel – Dance & Performing Arts –
This historical essay assesses the impact of Dadaist ballet Relâches on the French artistic community by restoring the historical context that has transformed the collaboration of Picabia, Satie and Börlin into a unique event in the history of dance and performance.
Presence - A Conversation at Cabaret Voltaire, Zurich
2016
English edition
Sternberg Press - History, Criticism and Theory
Theatrical rendition of an experimental international symposium centered around the topic of “presence” in arts, humanities and social sciences at Cabaret Voltaire.
Celebrity Cafe
2016
French edition
Celebrity Cafe
Experimental poetry, historical avant-garde, contemporary music, dance, visual arts, intermedia.
Didier Semin - Duchamp - The Paradigm of the Cartoon
2015
trilingual edition (English / German / French)
Kunsthalle Marcel Duchamp
The influence of cartoon on Duchamp's work.
Olivier Suter - Jean Tinguely - Torpedo Institut
2015
French edition
Edition Patrick Frey
(last copies available!)
A complete study on Tinguely's Torpedo Institut, an ever-evolving & never-ending iconoclastic exhibition venue shut down after his death – and against his will. Gathering the Swiss artist's latest works, and those of his closest friends (Niki de Saint Phalle, Daniel Spoerri, Ben...), this “total anti-museum” is now reassigned to its rightful place among Tinguely's oeuvre in the form of this exceptional publication.
Raoul Hausmann et les avant-gardes
2015
French edition
Les presses du réel – Avant-gardes – L'écart absolu (Absolute Gap) – Fundamental
This publication aims to explore how the multiple production of Raoul Hausmann, a central figure of Dada, has helped to shape the art of modernity.
Thierry de Duve - Essais datés I - Duchampiana
2014
French edition
MAMCO - Historical essays & contemporary archives
Thierry de Duve's writings on Marcel Duchamp.
Herbert Molderings - Duchamp traversé - Essais 1975-2012
2014
French edition
MAMCO - Historical essays & contemporary archives
Seven essays about Marcel Duchamp's work.
Clémentine Hougue - Le cut-up de William S. Burroughs - Histoire d\'une révolution du langage
2014
French edition
Les presses du réel – Avant-gardes – L'écart absolu (Absolute Gap) – Fundamental
A genealogy of cut-up: the history and development of a radical and pioneering literary technique, in Europe and the US, in the twentieth century (readings from William S. Burroughs).
Richard Hamilton - Richard Hamilton in the reflection of Marcel Duchamp (DVD)
2014
English edition (French / Spanish subtitles)
a.p.r.e.s editions - Books-DVDs
A film by Pascal Goblot that explores an exceptional relationship between two influential figures of contemporary art.
Suzanne Perrottet - Bewegungen / Movements
2014
bilingual edition (English / German)
Edition Patrick Frey
A visual archive of movement.
Michel Giroud - Le Musée des Muses Amusées (MMAM) Imperium Asinum Magnificum (IAM) selon la Poésie Totalement Totale (PTT) (+ CD / DVD)
2014
French edition
Les presses du réel – Avant-gardes – L'écart absolu (Absolute Gap) – Construction
A real, potential and fictitious museum by Michel Giroud.
Jeff Wall - Marcel Duchamp - Étant donnés
2013
trilingual edition (English / German / French)
Kunsthalle Marcel Duchamp
Transcript of Jeff Wall's extraordinary lecture on Marcel Duchamp's great legacy Étant donnés, presented at the First Annual Anne d'Harnoncourt Memorial Symposium, September 11, 2009, at the Philadelphia Museum of Art.
Jean Dupuy - Where
2013
bilingual edition (English / French)
Loevenbruck
Jean Dupuy's anagrams, from the 1970's to the present day (artist's book): 160 series of works accompanied by the artist's notes, with texts by Arnaud Labelle-Rojoux and Emmanuelle Lequeux.
Raoul Hausmann - Hylé - État de rêve en Espagne
2013
French edition
Les presses du réel – Avant-gardes – L'écart absolu (Absolute Gap) – Fundamental
Raoul Hausmann's autobiographical novel.
La broyeuse de chocolat
2013
bilingual edition (English / German)
Kunsthalle Marcel Duchamp
First publication ever to be devoted entirely to Duchamp's Broyeuse de chocolat, this volume also documents the event organized by the Kunsthalle Marcel Duchamp on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of this iconic work.
Branden W. Joseph - Random Order - Robert Rauschenberg et la néo-avant-garde
2012
French edition
(SIC) - Continental Rift
French edition of a study which not only offers new interpretations of Rauschenberg's work, but also deepens our understanding of the entire neo-avant-garde project.
Antje Kramer - L\'aventure allemande du Nouveau Réalisme  - Réalités et fantasmes d\'une néo-avant-garde européenne (1957-1963)
2012
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History – Œuvres en sociétés
The Nouveau Réalisme between Paris and West Germany in the 1960's.
Marcel Duchamp - Correspondance - 1918-1959
2012
French edition
MAMCO - Artists' writings
A unique testimony to Duchamp's personality, to his relationship to his friends and to his works, and to the slow reception of his works in France and in the U.S.
Judith Delfiner - Double-Barrelled Gun - Dada aux Etats-Unis (1945-1957)
2011
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History – Œuvres en sociétés
The resurgence of Dada in the U.S. (a genealogy of American post-war experimental art).
Karl Waldmann - Les collages de Karl Waldmann
2011
French edition
Jannink - Wide Open
First major publication devoted to the mysterious germano-soviet artist's collages, one of the latest discoveries of constructivism.
Calligrammes & compagnie, etcetera
2010
French edition
Al Dante - Poetry & Literature
(last copies available!)
Dada, Fluxus, futurism, spatialism, lettrism, concrete poetry, cut-up… a 560-page anthology of typographical explosions and poetic experiments by Al Dante.
Carole Boulbès - Picabia avec Nietzsche - Lettres d\'amour à Suzanne Romain (1944-1948)
2010
French edition
Les presses du réel – Avant-gardes – L'écart absolu (Absolute Gap) – Fundamental
From Picabia's unpublished love letters to a philosophical and aesthetic inquiry on art, through Goethe, Schlegel, Hegel, or Baudelaire.
Guillermo de Torre - Ultra-Dada entre deux avant-gardes
2009
French edition
Les presses du réel – Avant-gardes – L'écart absolu (Absolute Gap) – Paperback
The work of an underestimated writer, a founder of the Ultraism, initiator of Dada in the 1920s Spain.
Patrick Beurard-Valdoye - Le narré des îles Schwitters
2007
French edition
Al Dante - Poetry & Literature
A poetic investigation into the exile of Merz founder Kurt Schwitters in Norway and England after the Nazis' takeover of Germany.
Raoul Hausmann - Une anthologie poétique - Précédé de « RH L\'optophonétiste » par Isabelle Maunet-Salliet (+ CD)
2007
French edition
Al Dante - Poetry & Literature
First critical anthology of the poetry of Raoul Hausmann, one of the founders of Dada Berlin. It features many unpublished documents, an introductory essay by Isabelle Maunet-Salliet, and a recording of phonetic poems read by Raoul Hausmann.
Merz World - Processing the Complicated Order
2007
English edition
JRP|Editions - Hapax
Research about the potential of the Merzbau in contemporary art and architecture, with contributions by art historians, artists, critics and architects.
Jacques Donguy - Poésies expérimentales - Zone numérique (1953-2007)
2007
French edition
Les presses du réel – Avant-gardes – L'écart absolu (Absolute Gap) – Construction
J. Donguy introduces the visual and sound experimentations of concrete poetry, from 1953 (Gomringer and de Campos) to the current movements ("digital area"). The anthology, followed by an international bibliography, offers the first overview of this art, with 300 illustrations.
Lydie Fischer Sarazin-Levassor - A Marriage in Check - The Heart of the Bride Stripped Bare by Her Bachelor, Even (Marcel Duchamp and Lydie Fischer Sarazin-Levassor)
2007
English edition
Les presses du réel – Avant-gardes – L'écart absolu (Absolute Gap) – Fundamental
Marcel Duchamp met Lydie Sarazin-Levassor at the end of March 1927. On 7 June, they were married. Francis Picabia acted as a witness and the ceremony was filmed by Man Ray. On 25 January 1928, they divorced. Lydie Sarazin-Levassor tells the story of their marriage.
Hugo Ball - Dada à Zurich - Le mot et l\'image (1915-1916)
2006
French edition
Les presses du réel – Avant-gardes – L'écart absolu (Absolute Gap) – Paperback
A critical counterpoint to the famous Tzara's cronic published in the Dada Almanach, by the founder of the Cabaret Voltaire.
Jacques Sivan - Mar/cel Duchamp en 2 temps 1 mouvement
2006
French edition
Les presses du réel – Avant-gardes – L'écart absolu (Absolute Gap) – Paperback
Two studies on the link between language, art and reality in Marcel Duchamp's work.
Richard Huelsenbeck - Almanach Dada
2005
bilingual edition (German / French)
Les presses du réel – Avant-gardes – Misceallenous
Reprint of the first Dada anthology (Berlin, 1920), with Tzara's chronicles, manifests and documents.
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