'Pataphysics

 
 
Alastair Brotchie - Alfred Jarry - Une vie pataphysique
2019
French edition
Les presses du réel – Avant-gardes – Misceallenous
A biography of the founder of Pataphysics, by Alastair Brotchie.
Gilbert Lascault - Saveurs imprévues et secrètes - Une anthologie de textes sur l\'art
2017
French edition
Hippocampe - Books
Collection of texts (1968-1994) by French art critic Gilbert Lascault.
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”.
 Marc Décimo & 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.
Roland Topor - Un monsieur tout esquinté
2017
French edition
United Dead Artists
The new edition of a 1972 publication gathering a series of drawings and texts by Roland Topor in collaboration with his five-year-old son Nicolas.
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).
Jean-Christophe Averty - Initiales - Initiales J.C.A.
2015
French edition
Initiales
6th issue of the art and research magazine is dedicated to Jean-Christophe Averty.
Marc Décimo - Les Jocondes à moustaches
2014
French edition
Les presses du réel – Avant-gardes – Les Hétéroclites
Does Mona Lisa deserve her mustache? An erudite review of 180 pre- and post-Duchamp caricatures and misappropriations.
Marc Décimo - Sciences et Pataphysique - Tome I : Savants reconnus, érudits aberrés, fous littéraires, hétéroclites et celtomanes en quête d\'ancêtres hébreux, troyens, gaulois, francs, atlantes, animaux, végétaux...
2014
French edition
Les presses du réel – Avant-gardes – Les Hétéroclites
Science and Pataphysics, volume I: the history of the origin myths—how science is torn from what is now defined as pseudo-science.
Marc Décimo - Sciences et Pataphysique - Tome II : Comment la linguistique vint à Paris – De Michel Bréal à Ferdinand de Saussure
2014
French edition
Les presses du réel – Avant-gardes – Les Hétéroclites
Science and Pataphysics, volume II: the birth of linguistics, as an academic field, in France, and the ideological and political issues that contribute to this implementation.
Marc Décimo - Émilie-Herminie Hanin (1862-1948) - Inventeure, peintresse naïve, brute et folle littéraire
2013
French edition
Les presses du réel – Avant-gardes – Les Hétéroclites
Herminie Hanin (a figure of art brut, “fou littéraire” with a tendency to paranoia, inventor of the plane trap) inaugurates the series “Les Hétéroclites” (“Heterogeneous”), created by Marc Décimo to explore the relations between literature, art, insanity and creation.
Locus Solus - Impressions de Raymond Roussel
2013
French edition
Les presses du réel – Literature – Misceallenous
Serralves
out of stock
The work of Raymond Roussel as a point of departure for an oblique and transversal reading of 20th century art.
Roland Topor - ReBonjour
2011
French edition
United Dead Artists
Produced during the 1970's & 1980's, this series of linocuts by Roland Topor consists on a variation on sex and death. The hardness of the line gives the illustrations an apparent solemnity softened by their amusing titles.
 Tom de Pékin / Alfred Jarry - Haldernablou
2011
French edition
United Dead Artists
out of stock
A series of drawings illustrating Haldernablou, an homoerotic text by 19-year-old Alfred Jarry and first published in 1894.
Marc Décimo - L\'esprit  de la modernité révélé par quelques traits pataphysiques - ou Le Brisset facile
2009
French edition
Les presses du réel – Avant-gardes – L'écart absolu (Absolute Gap) – Paperback
An essay on the reception of Jean-Pierre-Brisset's work among his contemporaries and successors, its relationship with futurism, pataphysics, surrealism, dada, etc., its sources and its offspring in the fields of literature, linguistics, psychoanalysis, science, philosophy and art.
Harald Szeemann - Individual Methodology
2008
English edition
JRP|Editions - Anthologies & Art Theory
In the curator's archives.
Raymond Roussel - L\'allée aux Lucioles - suivi de Jacques Sivan : Les corps subtils aux gloires légitimantes
2008
French edition
Les presses du réel – Literature – Literary field
An unpublished text by Raymond Roussel, accompanied with an essay by Jacques Sivan.
Harald Szeemann - Méthodologie individuelle
2008
French edition
JRP|Editions - Anthologies & Art Theory
out of stock
In the curator's archives (available in English edition).
Marc Décimo - Le Diable au désert – Ananké Hel ! - suivi de Paul Tisseyre-Ananké : Rires et larmes dans l\'armée !
2005
French edition
Les presses du réel – Avant-gardes – L'écart absolu (Absolute Gap) – Fundamental
An essay on Paul Tisseyre Ananké, the military officer in saharian French colonies and writer, which proposes a linguistic and biographic approach, accompanying the reedition of Ananké's book, denouncing the horrors of the French colonisation in Africa.
Marc Décimo - Le Duchamp facile
2005
French edition
Les presses du réel – Avant-gardes – L'écart absolu (Absolute Gap) – Paperback
A new approach of Duchamp's keywords.
Marc Décimo - Marcel Duchamp mis à nu - A propos du processus créatif
2004
French edition
Les presses du réel – Avant-gardes – L'écart absolu (Absolute Gap) – Construction
Marcel Duchamp “laid bare” by Marc Décimo who talks about the creative process in this essay on the father of conceptual art.
Marc Décimo - La Bibliothèque de Marcel Duchamp, peut-être
2002
French edition
Les presses du réel – Avant-gardes – Misceallenous
An essay on Duchamp's readings, and a systematic chart of his personnal library.
Jean-Pierre Brisset - Œuvres natatoires
2002
French edition
Les presses du réel – Avant-gardes – L'écart absolu (Absolute Gap) – Paperback
The funny though serious inventions of the thinker, poet, prophet and annagrammarian.
Marc Décimo - Jean-Pierre Brisset - Prince des penseurs, inventeur, grammairien et prophète
2001
French edition
Les presses du réel – Avant-gardes – L'écart absolu (Absolute Gap) – Fundamental
A complete panorama of the astonishing personality of the unknown writer, grammarian, cosmologist and inventor.
Jean-Pierre Brisset - Œuvres complètes
2001
French edition
Les presses du réel – Avant-gardes – L'écart absolu (Absolute Gap) – Fundamental
A monument for both linquists and writers.