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Surrealism

 
 
2021
bilingual edition (English / French)
Jeu de Paume - Albums (exhibition catalogues)
forthcoming
The portfolio of the exhibition at the Jeu de Paume: a panorama of the visual inventions of the photographic avant-gardes.
Ramses Younan -
2020
French edition
Zamân - Zamân Books
forthcoming
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.
Kitasono Katué - 1902-1978
2020
French edition
Les presses du réel – Avant-gardes – L'écart absolu (Absolute Gap) – Construction
forthcoming
Monograph.
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 – Works in society
forthcoming
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 - 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.
Tristan Tzara - Minuits pour géants / On the Edge of the Outside (+ CD)
2020
French edition
Lenka lente
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his poetry is as iconoclastic as the music of Nurse With Wound, who composed for this edition of Minuits pour géants an unpublished piece lasting about ten minutes: On the Edge of the Outside.
Aurélie Verdier - Aujourd\'hui pense à moi - Francis Picabia, Ego, Image
2020
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History – Works in society
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 – Works in society
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 - Books
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 – Avant-gardes – 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.
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.
Lori Waxman - Keep Walking Intently - The Ambulatory Art of the Surrealists, the Situationist International, and Fluxus
2018
English edition
Sternberg Press - History, Criticism and Theory
An historical account of walking as an artistic practice inside Surrealism, the Situationist International, and Fluxus.
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.
Marcel Duchamp - The Entire Musical Work of Marcel Duchamp (vinyl LP)
2017
Song Cycle Records
Originally released by Multhipla Records, The Entire Musical Work of Marcel Duchamp is a collection of experimental pieces composed in 1913 by the legendary artist, and executed by Petr Kotik and the S.E.M. Ensemble in 1976. Employing chance operations and non-musical sounds, Marcel Duchamp's musical oeuvre predated some radical concepts developed forty years later by John Cage.
Cahiers Charles Fourier - Dans l\'orbe du surréalisme – Charles Fourier redécouvert – I. Avec Simone Debout-Oleszkiewicz
2016
French edition
Cahiers Charles Fourier
Les presses du réel – Avant-gardes – Charles Fourier review
currently out of stock
First volume of a special issue devoted to the rediscovery of Charles Fourier's oeuvre by the Surrealists. This volume focuses on the pioneer works of philosopher Simone Debout, including early and recent works, and an unpublished correspondence with André Breton. The issue also features an introduction by Florent Perrier & Gérard Roche, and texts and essays by Charles Fourier, Philippe Audoin, André Breton, Michel Butor, Roger Garaudy, Annie Le Brun, Robert Pagès, Octavio Paz, Raymond Queneau and Alejandra Riera.
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.


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