Surrealism

 
 
(In)actualité du surréalisme (1940-2020)
2022
French edition
Les presses du réel – Avant-gardes – L'écart absolu (Absolute Gap) – Fundamental
forthcoming
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
forthcoming
Kitasono Katué - 1902-1978
2022
French edition
Les presses du réel – Avant-gardes – L'écart absolu (Absolute Gap) – Construction
forthcoming
Monograph.
Louise Nevelson - Out of Order - The Collages of Louise Nevelson
2022
English edition
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
forthcoming
A survey of Louise Nevelson's research on collage.
Jean Painlevé - Les pieds dans l\'eau
2022
bilingual edition (English / French)
Jeu de Paume - Albums (exhibition catalogues)
forthcoming
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
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.
La Déconniatrie - Art, exil et psychiatrie autour de François Tosquelles
2021
French edition
Art centers, museums, galleries & varia
The catalog of the international exhibition initiated at Les Abattoirs reveals a little-known story that was a milestone in 20th century psychiatry and its new links with art brut and modern art, taking as its starting point the career of the Catalan psychiatrist François Tosquelles (1912-1994).
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.
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.
Keiichi Tanaami - Tears of Dreams
2019
no text
Nieves
Artist's book.
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.
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
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.
Robert Lebel - Le surréalisme comme essuie-glace, 1943-1984 - Œuvres complètes t. I
2016
French edition
MAMCO - Historical essays & contemporary archives
A collection of texts by Robert Lebel on surrealism.
Didier Semin - Duchamp - The Paradigm of the Cartoon
2015
trilingual edition (English / German / French)
Kunsthalle Marcel Duchamp
The influence of cartoon on Duchamp's work.
Isabelle Waldberg - Masque à lame
2015
French edition
MAMCO - Artists' books
A facsimile edition of a surrealist poem by Robert Lebel and originally published in 1943. Illustrated with seven constructions by artist Isabelle Waldberg.
Robert Lebel - Sur Marcel Duchamp
2015
French edition
MAMCO - Monographs
A facsimile edition of the first ever monograph dedicated to Marcel Duchamp and originally published in 1959. A complete introduction to his works and personality as well as a reflection on the artist's role in modern society. Graphic design by Marcel Duchamp. With texts by Duchamp, André Breton & Henri-Pierre Roché. Featuring a bibliography and a catalogue raisonné.
Véronique Bergen - Le cri de la poupée
2015
French edition
Al Dante - Poetry & Literature
A novel on German artist and writer Unica Zurn, a close friend of the surrealist movement and Hans Bellmer's lover.
Georges Didi-Huberman - The Cube and the Face - Around a Sculpture by Alberto Giacometti
2015
English edition
Diaphanes - Think Art
Renowned French art historian and philosopher Georges Didi-Huberman conducts a careful analysis of Cube—Giacometti's only abstract sculptural work.
Thierry de Duve - Essais datés I - Duchampiana
2014
French edition
MAMCO - Historical essays & contemporary archives
Thierry de Duve's writings on Marcel Duchamp.
Herbert Molderings - Duchamp traversé - Essais 1975-2012
2014
French edition
MAMCO - Historical essays & contemporary archives
Seven essays about Marcel Duchamp's work.
Richard Hamilton - Richard Hamilton in the reflection of Marcel Duchamp (DVD)
2014
English edition (French / Spanish subtitles)
a.p.r.e.s editions - Books-DVDs
A film by Pascal Goblot that explores an exceptional relationship between two influential figures of contemporary art.
Le Splendide XIXe siècle des Surréalistes
2014
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History – Œuvres en sociétés
A collective examination of the relationship between surrealism and the “splendid nineteenth century” (André Breton), and changes that have occurred in the field of political ideas, industrial development, psychiatry, philosophy or morality, between appropriation, misappropriation and rejection.
Anne Van der Linden - Carnage intime
2014
United Dead Artists
Anne Van der Linden's drawings and paintings from 2008 to 2014.
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