Drawing on extensive documentation and unpublished sources, this collective publication proposes an ambitious re-examination of Hans Hartung's prolific work and eventful personal trajectory as an actor in a broader history of abstraction, which also provides a fertile matrix for many other reflections on twentieth-century art.
Catalogue of the exhibition gathering a set of eighty works, on canvas or paper, in small and very large formats, that Anna-Eva Bergman created in the wake of her two travels to northern Norway, in 1950 and 1964, from which emerges a plastic language that signs the whole of his future work.
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.
Les presses du réel – Avant-gardes – L'écart absolu (Absolute Gap) – Fundamental
A collection of the painter's writings (poetry, interviews, chronicles, previously unpublished texts and documents) who, between the 1930's and the 1970's in St-Germain-des-Prés, never ceased to explore language and to work with words as if with an unprocessed and unlimitted material.
Luxurious bilingual monograph dedicated to Hans Hartung, bringing together numerous works from 1922 to 1989. Directed by Matthieu Poirier, the richly documented publication features a full-color central section with reproductions of Hartung's paintings. Appendix includes a text by Jean Clay and an interview with Pierre Soulages by Pierre Encrevé, in which the painter discusses his friendship with Hartung.