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Rene Ricard - God with Revolver
2022
bilingual edition (English / French)
Editions Lutanie
The re-issue of Rene Ricard's second volume of poetry, originally published in 1989, is a vibrant testament to 1980s New York.
Sherill Tippins - Dans le palais des rêves - La vie et l\'époque du légendaire Chelsea Hotel de New York
2022
French edition
Les presses du réel – Avant-gardes – L'écart absolu (Absolute Gap) – Fundamental
A fascinating exploration of the utopian origins and tumultuous 130-year history of the largest and longest-lived artists' community in the world.
Claude Pélieu - Jukeboxes
2020
French edition
Lenka lente
A collection of poems first published in 1972 by the French companion of the Beat Generation.
Diane di Prima - Haiku
2019
English edition
X Artists' Books
Haiku originated in New York City in 1964, when Beat Generation poet Diane di Prima gave West Coast assemblage artist George Herms a series of seasonal poems that would lead him to create a suite of woodcuts illustrating them.
 Kinkaleri - All for All!
2018
English edition
Bruno
All for All! is a trip through All! (2012-2017), a project conceived by Kinkaleri and instigated by the voracious attacks on language committed by William Seward Burroughs. It intentionally strays beyond the limits of theatre and dance, suggesting an outside and setting the possible into motion along an undecidable boundary between the body and language.
Ugo Rondinone - The Third Mind
2018
English edition
varia
An homage to William Burroughs' and Brion Gysin's eponymous book, this artist book of more than 300 pages is a huge cut-up of the artworks showcased during the group exhibition conceived by Ugo Rondinone at the Palais de Tokyo in 2007.
Rene Ricard - 1979-1980
2018
bilingual edition (English / French)
Editions Lutanie
Rene Ricard 1979-1980 is the first collection of American poet and artist Rene Ricard's poetry, first published by the Dia Art Foundation in 1979. This new edition presents, in a new format, both the original book design reproduced as a facsimile and the first French translation of Ricard's poems.
Jay DeFeo - The Ripple Effect
2018
English edition
Les presses du réel – Contemporary art – Monographs
Catalogue of the double exhibition examining integral themes within American artist Jay DeFeo's (1929-1989) practice, featuring Sam Falls, Rachel Harrison, Wyatt Kahn, Ron Nagle, Gay Outlaw, Tobias Pils, R.H. Quaytman, Ugo Rondinone, Bosco Sodi, and Oscar Tuazon.
Cristina De Simone - Proféractions ! - Poésie en action à Paris (1946-1969)
2018
French edition
Les presses du réel – Literature – L'écart absolu (Absolute Gap) – Fundamental
A history of poetry-performance in Paris, from the post-war period to May 68.
Bomb - John Giorno
2017
English edition
miscellaneous
7.50 3.50 €
A special issue dedicated to John Giorno, in the framework of Ugo Rondinone's exhibition “I Love John Giorno” in New York.
Anne Giffon-Selle - Les astronautes du dedans - L\'assemblage californien – 1950-1970
2017
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Misceallenous
MAMCO - Historical essays & contemporary archives
An history of assemblage art in California from 1950 to 1970.
Charles Plymell - Apocalypse Rose (+ CD)
2016
bilingual edition (English / French)
Lenka lente
An electrical poem by Charles Plymell first published in 1966 in Lawrence Ferlinghetti's City Lights Journal, with a CD on which Bill Nace plays a music inspired by his own reading of Apocalypse Rose.
Bernard Heidsieck - Abécédaire n° 6 - « Clef de Sol » – Été 2007
2015
Frac Franche-Comté - Alphabet series
Bernard Heidsieck's graphic ABC.
Bernard Heidsieck - Poésie action - Variations sur Bernard Heidsieck (livre / DVD)
2015
bilingual edition (English / French), original version, English / French subtitles
a.p.r.e.s editions - Variations on...
Box set including a book and a film on DVD.
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).
Serge Pey - Agenda rouge de la résistance chilienne
2014
French edition
Al Dante - Poetry & Literature
A collection of poems dedicated to the Revolutionary Left Movement's struggle against fascism in Chile.
Bernard Heidsieck - Tapuscrits - Poèmes-Partitions, Biopsies, Passe-Partout
2013
French edition
Les presses du réel – Literature – Misceallenous
Villa Arson
Bernard Heidsieck's typescripts.
Jay DeFeo - Chiaroscuro
2013
bilingual edition (English / German)
JRP|Editions - Monographs
New monograph, dedicated to Jay DeFeo's late work: paintings of the 1980s as well as the exceptional corpus of drawings of the 1980s and her photographic oeuvre of the 1970s.
Bernard Heidsieck - Biopsies (+ CD)
2009
French edition
Al Dante - Poetry & Literature
Publication gathering all the texts and recordings of the Biopsies series (1965-1969).
Bernard Heidsieck - Passe-Partout (+ 2 CD)
2009
French edition
Al Dante - Poetry & Literature
Publication gathering all the texts and recordings of the Passe-partout series (1969-2004).
Bernard Heidsieck - Poèmes-Partitions – Précédé de Sitôt dit (+ 2 CD)
2009
French edition
Al Dante - Poetry & Literature
This publication brings together the sound poet's first work, published in 1955, as well as the entire Poèmes-Partitions series (1955-1965). It also includes 2 CDs with all the Poèmes-Partitions recorded in their time by the author.
Le Muscle Carabine - Troisième gorgée (+ vinyl SP 7\'\')
2009
United Dead Artists
The third issue of United Dead Artists' visual magazine gathers contributions by regular signatures (Blanquet, Lolmède, Anne Van der Linden, Gilles Berquet among others) and living legend (Robert Crumb). Comes with a vinyl recording of William S. Burroughs and a tabloid “Pascal Doury est mort” devoted to the poet-artist's work.
Jean-Jacques Lebel -
2008
French edition
Al Dante - Poetry & Literature
This exhibition catalogue gathers together the visual works—collages, drawings and installations—of three major French experimental poets.
Bernard Heidsieck - Vaduz (+ CD)
2007
French edition
Al Dante - Poetry & Literature
This poem by Bernard Heidsieck starts with Vaduz, the capital of Lichtenstein, and from it, lists all the people and ethnic groups of the world: a great humanist work and an extreme experience of poetry-action. The publication features a recording of the poem, read by Bernard Heidsieck.
Brion Gysin - Live in London, 1982 (CD)
2007
Sub Rosa
Recorded four years before the death of Beat legend Brion Gysin, this live set features the poet reciting poems from the late '50s and early '60s, accompanied by a makeshift no wave backing band.
Jean-Jacques Lebel - Reliquaire pour un culte de Vénus
2001
bilingual edition (English / French)
Casino Luxembourg
10.00 5.00 €
Jean-Jacques Lebel's tribute to Venus.
Valerie Solanas - Up Your Ass
2022
English edition
Sternberg Press - Montana
currently out of stock
Valerie Solanas's rarely published, legendary play, Up Your Ass (1965), explodes social and sexual mores and the hypocritical, patriarchal culture that produces them through her signature irreverence and wit, incisiveness and camp.
Bernard Heidsieck - Vaduz (map)
2014
varia
currently out of stock
Numbered edition of Bernard Heidsieck's famous map of Vaduz.
William S. Burroughs - Break Through In Grey Room (vinyl LP)
2016
Sub Rosa
sold out
Cut-up, lectures, incantations, soundworks recorded by the American writer himself in hotel rooms in Paris, London & New York, in the early 1960s (one of Sub Rosa's absolute classics, officially re-released).
 Moondog - 50 Couplets
2016
bilingual edition (English / French)
Lenka lente
sold out
Fifty verses by New-York musician Moondog.
Palais - Ugo Rondinone – I Love John Giorno
2015
bilingual edition (English / French)
Palais
Palais de Tokyo - Palais magazine
sold out
Issue 22 of Palais magazine is entirely devoted to the Ugo Rondinone's exhibition “I Love John Giorno” at the Palais de Tokyo (October 21, 2015 - January 10, 2016), the first retrospective of the life and work of the American poet John Giorno, a key figure of America's counterculture since the 1960s.
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