Art brut

 
 
Elena Prosvetina - Au temps des utopies radieuses - Création et folie en Russie soviétique (1921-1929) – Avec la traduction de Pavel Karpov : L\'Activité créatrice des aliénés et son influence sur le développement des sciences, des arts et de la technique
2020
Les presses du réel – Avant-gardes – Les Hétéroclites
forthcoming
A study and translation of a fundamental text on the “art of the insane” in Russia, re-establishing a whole section of Western history of the interest of psychiatrists in the relationship between creation and madness.
 Nurse With Wound - Minuits pour géants / On the Edge of the Outside (+ CD)
2020
French edition
Lenka lente
forthcoming
Tristan Tzara (1896-1963) is the poet through whom Dada arrived. In Zurich, he animated the Cabaret Voltaire with Hugo Ball; in Paris, he then inspired some surrealists in the making. If he was a great lover of Villon and Rabelais, his poetry is as iconoclastic as the music of Nurse With Wound, who composed for this edition of Minuits pour géants an unpublished piece lasting about ten minutes: On the Edge of the Outside.
Arnulf Rainer -
2020
French edition
MAMCO - Monographs
Monograph dedicated to the set of 70 pieces by Arnulf Rainer constituting the Fonds Michel Foëx, of which Rainer Michael Mason presents the first study.
La Tranchée Racine weekly
2020
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La Tranchée Racine
United Dead Artists
La Tranchée Racine becomes weekly for 42 issues on the occasion of Stéphane Blanquet's exhibition at the Halle Saint Pierre, Paris, from September 2020 to July 2021: a crazy project that intends to constitute a vast panel of art brut, contemporary art and drawing at the rate of one issue per week for almost a year...
Dorothy Iannone - Eros Paintings
2020
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CEC (Centre d'édition contemporaine)
A selection of erotic paintings by the American artist, produced between 1969 and 1971: an ecstatic and mystical celebration of the sexual act.
Susan Te Kahurangi King - Selected Works - 1965–1980
2020
no text
CEC (Centre d'édition contemporaine)
A selection of drawings by the New Zealand outsider artist: her work, recognized belatedly, provides a journey into a grotesque, sometimes somber universe, filled with animals, distorted human bodies, and cartoon characters.
Mimi von Moos - Die Verwandte - Aus dem fotografischen Nachlass der Anne-Marie von Wolff
2020
German edition
Edition Patrick Frey
This publication brings together a selection of family photos taken between the 1930s and 1950s by amateur photographer Anne-Marie von Wolff. A fascinating, powerful work, brought to light by her great-grandniece, artist Mimi von Moos.
 Nurse With Wound - Sorcière, ma mère (+ CD)
2020
French edition
Lenka lente
sold out
A more than strange novel by the German writer and director Hanns Heinz Ewers (1871-1943), accompanied by a new musical piece by Nurse With Wound on a mini CD.
Dorothy Iannone - The Story of Bern, [or] Showing Colors
2019
English edition
JRP|Editions - Artists' books & editions
The seminal tale of Iannone's advocacy for sexual liberation.
Baptiste Brun - Jean Dubuffet et la besogne de l\'Art Brut - Critique du primitivisme
2019
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History – Works in society
Jean Dubuffet, Art Brut, and the primitivist paradigm.
Gustav Mesmer - Ikarus vom Lautertal genannt
2019
trilingual edition (English / German / French)
Edition Patrick Frey
First major monograph devoted to the “Icarus of Lautertal”, a key figure of outsider art, flying machines inventor Gustav Mesmer. This publication looks back at his path through essays by Lucienne Peiry, Juliane Stiegele and Franz Xaver Ott, as well as photographs by Franco Zehnder and Stefan Hartmaier.
Dorothy Iannone - A CookBook
2019
English edition
JRP|Editions - Artists' books & editions
sold out
The long-awaited facsimile publication of Dorothy Iannone's 1969 cookbook.
 Nurse With Wound - Ci-gît / To Another Awareness (+ CD)
2018
French edition
Lenka lente
sold out
A text by Antonin Artaud illustrated with a 15-minute unreleased sound piece by Nurse With Wound entitled To Another Awareness.
Louis Michel Eilshemius - Six Musical Moods (+ CD)
2018
bilingual edition (English / German)
Les presses du réel – Art History – Misceallenous
Kunsthalle Marcel Duchamp
The first publication ever dedicated to the musical works of American painter Louis Michel Eilshemius: Halfway between romantic tradition and futurist audacity, these sound pieces which prefigure the use of sampling are interpreted with virtuosity by the young pianist Imke Lichtwark in the accompanying CD. The book also includes texts by Roberto Ohrt, Sven Daigger, Stefan Banz, and by Eilshemius himself.
L.A. collects L.A. - Latin America in Southern California Collections
2018
English edition
Bom Dia Boa Tarde Boa Noite
A panorama of Latin American art collections in Southern California.
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”.
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.
Josef Maria Schröder -
2017
bilingual edition (English / German)
Edition Patrick Frey
First monograph dedicated to the long forgotten German artist Josef Maria Schröder. Starting as a painter during the interwar period, Schröder then developed a ballpoint pen technique with which he produced intensely luminous abstract compositions and portraits of a surrealist/constructivist cast. These late works are featured in this volume, which includes original documents from the artist's estate.
 Nurse With Wound - Rapport à une Académie / Kafka\'s Parachute (+ CD)
2017
French edition
Lenka lente
sold out
A “man” tells his fabulous past as an ape, from his capture to his adaptation to the world of men, to the members of an Academy of Sciences. This edition of A Report to an Academy, a short story by the great Kafka, is accompanied by a musical piece especially written by Nurse With Wound (here, Steven Stapleton, Colin Potter, Andrew Liles, Matt Waldron, Quentin Rollet, and It could be Worse).
Brut Now - Art Brut in Technological Times
2016
bilingual edition (English / French)
Les presses du réel – Avant-gardes – Misceallenous
Espace multimedia Gantner
(last copies available!)
Reference catalogue that examines the notion of Art Brut in a time of new technologies. The first section of the volume features a selection of essays by specialists; the second and richly illustrated section introduces the works of 28 iconic or emerging artists.
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).
Caroline Sury - Exorsurisation
2016
United Dead Artists
Caroline Sury's latest work: a series of phantasmagoric shadows cut out of black paper in a very refined mirror game.


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