Surrealism

 
 
Uno Kuniichi - Artaud pensée et corps
2024
French edition
Les presses du réel – Literature – L'écart absolu (Absolute Gap) – Fundamental
forthcoming
Gérard Berréby - Documents relatifs à l\'édition pirate du Traité du style de Louis Aragon par Gérard Berréby
2024
French edition
Incertain Sens
forthcoming
Gérard Berréby looks back at the first publishing experience of the man who was to become the director of Allia publishing house: the decision, in the early 1980s, to produce a pirate edition of Aragon's book—at the time opposed to any reprinting—, an unprecedented gesture that provoked numerous reactions in the literary world, and raised a number of questions linked to appropriation and self-publishing.
Holger Trülzsch - The Seen and the Unseen
2024
English edition
Edition Patrick Frey
Combining archive material with a wide selection of photographs of body paintings produced by the duo in the 1970-1980s, this publication retraces the evolution of gender identities and the treatment of the female body in visual culture from the 1950s to the present.
Kitasono Katué - 1902-1978
2024
French edition
Les presses du réel – Avant-gardes – L'écart absolu (Absolute Gap) – Construction
Reference monograph of the most renowned Japanese artist-poet of the 20th century in Europe and the United States, active since the 1920s, a figure of visual poetry, linked to all the European and American literary and artistic avant-gardes, with numerous illustrations.
Keiichi Tanaami - Pleasure of Picasso
2023
no text
Nieves
A selection of Tanaami's Picasso's series.
Antonin Artaud - A Sinister Assassin - Last Writings, Ivry-sur-Seine, September 1947–March 1948
2023
English edition
Diaphanes - Misceallenous
Edited, translated and with an introduction by Stephen Barber, A Sinister Assassin illuminates Artaud's last, most intensive and terminal work for the first time.
Anne Van der Linden - Cavalière de la tempête
2023
French edition
White Rabbit Prod - Monographs & artist's books
The most important monograph to date devoted to the work of Anne Van der Linden, a major figure in the underground art scene, with nearly 300 images, paintings and unpublished documents in colour.
Antonin Artaud - The Human Face and Other Writings on His Drawings
2022
bilingual edition (English / French)
Diaphanes - Misceallenous
Three extraordinary texts—pitched between writing and image—that project Artaud's ferocious engagement with the act of drawing.
Walter Grab - Walter Grab (1927-1989) - Werkkatalog
2022
German edition
Edition Patrick Frey
In addition to providing an unprecedented overview of the Swiss Surrealist artist Walter Grab's oeuvre, this catalogue also presents a wide range of different angles on his art, including subjective looks at individual works, art history essays and an associative correspondence using the cadavre exquis technique that was so dear to the Surrealists.
(In)actualité du surréalisme (1940-2020)
2022
French edition
Les presses du réel – Avant-gardes – L'écart absolu (Absolute Gap) – Fundamental
A reevaluationof Surrealism since 1940: a large-scale, groundbreaking work covering seven decades, questioning the discourses, narratives, and debates on the poetic, political, and artistic commitments of the movement, in the context of the deep social and cultural mutations of the world of the second half of the 20th century.
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
Philosopher Éric Alliez rethinks Marcel Duchamp's legacy in relation to contemporary art and the image, psychoanalysis and gender.
Jean Painlevé - Feet in the Water
2022
bilingual edition (English / French)
Jeu de Paume - Albums (exhibition catalogues)
The portfolio of the exhibition at the Jeu de Paume, the first major retrospective in France on the filmmaker and biologist specializing in underwater fauna Jean Painlevé (1902-1989), considered one of the founding fathers of scientific cinema and a source of inspiration for the avant-gardes and the surrealist movement.
Till Rabus - Paintings - 2011-2021
2022
bilingual edition (English / French)
Editions du Griffon - Monographs & catalogues
First monograph of the Swiss artist Till Rabus, who creates phantasmagorical subjects from everyday objects and waste of our society before translating them on hyperrealistic canvases, in stagings taking up aesthetic codes of the history of painting and Baroque.
Asger Jorn - Musique phénoménale (2 CD)
2022
Tochnit Aleph
The first ever reissue of the piece recorded by Asger Jorn & Jean Dubuffet in 1960-61 in Paris.
« Il créait des choses désagréables » - Marcel Mariën et l\'activité surréaliste
2022
French edition (texts in French and English)
Art Book Magazine
The different aspects of the work of Marcel Mariën (1920-1993)–member of the surrealist group of Brussels, poet, creator of images, publisher, theoretician and political activist, accomplice of René Magritte and Guy Debord.
Ramsès Younan - The Share of Sand
2022
English edition
Zamân - Zamân Books
The first official monograph project around Ramsès Younan (1913-1966), a major figure and member of the Egyptian surrealists group, this volume gathers an exhaustive catalogue of Younan's paintings, drawings and visual experimentations with an anthology of critical essays about and by the artist.
Monaco-Alexandrie - Le grand détour – Villes-mondes et surréalisme cosmopolite
2021
bilingual edition (English / French)
Zamân - Zamân Books
(last copies available!)
A history of southern surrealism, between Monaco and Alexandria: a journey that defies established cartographies, far from the nationalistic landmarks of a European-centric history of modernity.
Antonin Artaud - Radio Works - 1946-48
2021
bilingual edition (English / French)
Diaphanes - Misceallenous
The translated transcripts of two radio broadcasts by Artaud: To have done with the judgement of god (1947-48) and Madness and Black Magic (1946). Correspondences from that period are also included.
Antonin Artaud - Here Lies preceded by The Indian Culture
2021
bilingual edition (English / French)
Diaphanes - Misceallenous
Two of Antonin Artaud's foremost poetic works from the last period of his life.
H. R. Giger - 5 – Poltergeist II - Drawings 1983-1985
2021
bilingual (English / German)
Edition Patrick Frey
The facsimile edition of the visionary sketches and notes of the surrealist master for Brian Gibson's horror film Poltergeist II.
Ramsès Younan - La Part du sable
2021
French edition
Zamân - Zamân Books
The first official monograph project around Ramsès Younan, a major figure and member of the Egyptian surrealists group, this volume gathers an exhaustive catalogue of Younan's paintings, drawings and visual experimentations with an anthology of critical essays about and by the artist.
Anne Van der Linden - Amour vache
2021
French edition
Eretic-art
A retrospective of Anne Van der Linden's paintings and drawings from 2015 to 2020.
Maureen Murphy - De l\'imaginaire au musée - Les arts d\'Afrique à Paris et à New York (1931 à nos jours)
2020
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History – Œuvres en sociétés
An historical perspective of the representation of non-western art in western museums and imagination / an essay on the relations between African arts and avant-garde.
Arnulf Rainer -
2020
French edition
MAMCO - MAMCO Collection
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.
Antonin Artaud - Artaud the Mômo
2020
bilingual edition (English / French)
Diaphanes - Misceallenous
English translation of Artaud le Mômo, edited in the spatial format Artaud intended, for the first time since its original edition in 1947. Includes eight original drawings by the French poet.
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).
Jean Laude - Écrits sur l\'art
2019
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History – Œuvres en sociétés
Jean Laude's writings on art.
Keiichi Tanaami - Mirror\'s Surface
2019
no text
United Dead Artists
The Japanese master's new large-format artist's book: a graphic hallucination on 40 pages of Bichrocolor collage drawings.
Emmanuelle K. - L\'oiseleur
2019
French edition
Supernova - Poetry and storytelling
A courtly tale that takes the form of prose poems, dedicated to Surrealist artist Benjamin Péret. Written by Emmanuelle K., poet, storyteller, video artist, and companion of the Situationist International.
Antonin Artaud - Artaud 1937 Apocalypse - Letters from Ireland
2019
English edition
Diaphanes - Misceallenous
First English translation of Antonin Artaud's writings from his apocalyptic journey to Ireland in 1937.
Cahiers Charles Fourier - Dans l\'orbe du surréalisme – Charles Fourier redécouvert – II. Si grand avec ses faucons et ses étoiles
2018
French edition
Cahiers Charles Fourier
Les presses du réel – Philosophy / politics – Charles Fourier review
(last copies available!)
Second volume of a special issue devoted to the rediscovery of Charles Fourier's oeuvre by the Surrealists. This volume focuses on André Breton's passionate interest in Fourier, through correspondence (Pierre Naville, Georges Sirot, Jean Gaulmier, Émile Lehouck) and texts by Georges Bataille and Raoul Vaneigem.
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.
Guillaume Apollinaire - Poèmes en guerre - 31 juillet 1914 - 9 novembre 1918
2018
French edition
Les presses du réel – Literature – Al Dante
Al Dante - Poetry & Literature
All poems written by Apollinaire during World War I, gathered for the first time.
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.
Anne Van der Linden - Zoo
2018
French edition
White Rabbit Prod - Pool of Tears
A collection of paintings by Anne Van Der Linden, exhibited at Galerie Corinne Bonnet in 2018, published in Pool Of Tears, a series of small format artist's books.
Hélène Damville - Au dernier voile de sable
2018
French edition
Jannink - Wide Open
Au dernier voile de sable is a long erotic and learned poem which evoques the Greek mythology, written by Jean-Philippe Pernot, photographer and film maker, illustrated by the reproductions of black and white surrealistic prints which represents bodies and bones, made by the young artist Hélène Damville.
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.
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.
Keiichi Tanaami - Perfect Cherry Blossom
2017
English edition
Edition Patrick Frey
Perfect Cherry Blossom presents the first and long-awaited collaboration between British artist Oliver Payne and Japanese pop artist Keiichi Tanaami. For this new series, Payne has reworked original drawings by Tanaami, adding stickers featuring motifs from Japanese “bullet hell” video games.
Keiichi Tanaami - Paradise of eyes
2017
no text
United Dead Artists
Set in a grotesque and colorful decorum, the new kaleidoscopic visions of Keiichi Tanaami intertwine the obsessional patterns of the great Japanese master—eyes, military aircraft, eroticized flesh, and pop culture icons.
Asger Jorn - The Open Hide
2016
English edition
Petzel
The Open Hide offers a concise overview of the diverse accomplishments of Danish artist Asger Jorn. The volume comprises over 75 images of Jorn's work, each with complete provenance, exhibition and literature history. A comprehensive biography of the artist is also included, along with photographs and other archival material.
Change numérique - Édition intégrale de la revue Change (1968-1983)
2016
French edition
Les presses du réel – Literature – Motion Method Memory
The complete PDF edition of the avant-garde journal Change, created by Jean Pierre Faye in 1968: 42 facsimile issues in a 8482-page file with free-text search engine.
Marcel Broodthaers - Charles Baudelaire - Je hais le mouvement qui déplace les lignes
2016
French edition
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
Facsimile edition of an artist book by Marcel Broodthaers based on a verse from Baudelaire's poem La Beauté.
Colin Lemoine - Giacometti devant Bourdelle - De la conversion au reniement
2016
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History – Dedalus
An examination of the relationship between Antoine Bourdelle and Alberto Giacometti, thus also exploring the more general history of heritage and artistic education under modernity.
Marnie Weber - The Day of Forevermore - Synopsis, Script, Storyboard
2016
bilingual edition (English / French)
MAMCO - Monographs
A complete documentation on Marnie Weber's first feature film, a strange kind of carnival that emerges from the American cultural repressed.
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