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Description - Architecture by Pascale Marini-Jeanneret

Architecture, the second Art Brut Biennale, presents a selection of works from the Art Brut Collection (Lausanne), linked together by a common theme.The exhibition and the catalogue show the public new works by perhaps lesser-known authors, while taking a new slant on some historical pieces. Running the gamut from reality to utopia, Art Brut authors design architectures in resonance with their everyday lives or their memories, reorganising the space around them according to their own rules and needs.Their imag- ination and inventiveness carries them to distant, unexplored lands. Yet the vision of architecture that these Art Brut authors offer us here opens up a new dimension, escap- ing all practical considerations. Over 250 works by 52 creators of all origins - European, North American, or Asian - have been selected for the exhibition.This book presents colour illustrations, a short biography, and a bibliography for each artist.The diversity at the heart of this concept can be seen in the many different forms and techniques used, such as painting, drawing, sculpture, and embroidery.Among the artists: Aloi se, Juliette E lisa Bataille, Filippo Bentivegna, Georges Berthomier, Gregory Lee Blackstock, Benjamin Bonjour, E douard Boschey, Luigi Brunetti, Andre Car, Diego, Paul Duhem, Paul End, Samuel Failloubaz, Florent, Jacqueline Fromenteau, Willem Van Genk, Jules Godi, Heer, Magali Herrera, Stefan Holzmu ller,Testuaki Hotta, Norimitsu Kokubo, F. Kouw, Helmut Nimczewski, Nikifor, Prinz Otto, E mile Ratier, Royal Roberston, Hans Saletmeier, Victorien Sardou, Yuri Titov, Johann Tro sch, Yuji Tsuji, Berthe Urasco, Pepe de Valence, Pascal Verbena, Scottie Wilson, Adolf Wo lfli.Building on the legacy of some five thousand pieces collected by Jean Dubuffet between 1945 and 1971, the Art Brut Collection now owns over sixty thousand works, the fruit of nearly forty years of research. Architectures is the second volume in the series Art Brut - The Collection, published by 5 Continents and the Swiss institution, after Vehicles (2014).

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Book Details

ISBN: 9788874397105
ISBN-10: 8874397100
Format: Paperback
(254mm x 208mm x 14mm)
Pages: 168
Imprint: Five Continents Editions
Publisher: Five Continents Editions
Publish Date: 16-Feb-2016
Country of Publication: Italy

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Author Biography - Pascale Marini-Jeanneret

Pascale Marini-Jeanneret is an art historian with a degree in museology and library sci- ence. In Paris she worked with the contemporary artist Thomas Hirschhorn for several years and wrote for the magazine Art Press. Since 2002, she has been a curator at the Art Brut Collection in Lausanne, where she manages the collection and curates exhibi- tions. She has written extensively about contemporary artists and Art Brut authors. laurent Danchin is a writer, lecturer, and art critic, a specialist in Art Brut, outsider art, and singular art. Graduating from the Ecole Normale Supe rieure in Paris with an agre - gation in modern literature, he taught in high schools in Nanterre and Boulogne- Billancourt, near the capital, from 1972 to 2006. He is the French correspondent for the magazine Raw Vision and curated a series of exhibitions at Halle Saint Pierre, in Paris, from 1995.