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ANTONIN ARTAUD: OEUVRES SUR PAPIER (Antonin Artaud: Works on Paper). Musee Cantini, Marseille, 1995. Organized in association with Centre Georges Pompidou, Musee national d'art moderne/Centre de creation industrielle, Paris. Published in association with Reunion des musees nationaux, Paris. 272 pp. with 193 ills. (72 col.). 30 x 23 cm. LC 95-210679 ISBN 2711831507 In French.
Presenting a detailed study of the psychologically charged drawings produced by renowned avant-garde French writer Artaud (1896-1948) primarily over the last five years of his life (a period during which he underwent frequent treatments for mental illness), this catalogue includes six critical texts, excerpts from Artaud's manuscript notes of the time, and full-page reproductions and brief descriptions of some 80 works that range from expressive portraits of his friends to sheets filled with fragmented images of the human body and distorted self-portraits. {Many of the works featured in this volume are also documented in the 1996 Museum of Modern Art catalogue Antonin Artaud: Works on Paper (Worldwide 25804).}
Artist(s):Artaud, Antonin
Indexing: Western, Europe — France — 1900-1945 — Drawing and Watercolor
Plans: 50
Worldwide Number: 025138
Paperbound $95.00    

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