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Marcel Broodthaers: Texte et Photos

STEIDL

Clth, 9.5 x 11.5 in. / 400 pgs / illustrated throughout. | 11/21/2008 | Not available
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Marcel Broodthaers

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Edited by Marie-Puck Broodthaers. Text by Wilfried Dickhoff, Bernard Marcadé.

Hbk, 10 x 12 in. / 320 pgs / 350 color. | 11/30/2013 | In stock
ISBN 9781938922299 | $75.00


Marcel Broodthaers: Collected Writings

EDICIONES POLIGRAFA
Edited by Gloria Moure. Text by Birgit Pelzer. Preface by Marie Gilissen Broodthaers.

Clth, 8.5 x 10.25 in. / 512 pgs / 98 color / 126 duotone. | 5/31/2013 | In stock
ISBN 9788434312876 | $75.00


Marcel Broodthaers Today

WALTHER KöNIG, KöLN
Foreword by Gregor Jansen, Vanessa Joan Müller. Text by Elodie Evers, Gregor Jansen.

Pbk, 9 x 11.75 in. / 228 pgs / 130 color. | 4/30/2011 | In stock
ISBN 9783865608918 | $45.00


Marcel Broodthaers: This Is A Pipe

MERZ
Edited by Maria Gilissen.

Hardcover, 8.25 x 11 in. / 24 pgs / 7 color / 12 bw. | 4/2/2002 | Awaiting stock
ISBN 9789069170114 | $25.00


  

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Marcel Broodthaers

CANTZ
Artwork by Marcel Broodthaers.

Paperback, 9.75 X 11.75 in. / 140 pgs / 66 color | 7/2/1996 | Not available
ISBN 9783893228362 | $35.00


Marcel Broodthaers: Texte et Photos

Published by Steidl.

This volume presents a survey of the photographs that the influential Belgian conceptualist Marcel Broodthaers (1924–1976) took between 1957 and 1974. Accompanying the photographs are texts (in French and German) by Broodthaers and additional contributions (also in German and French) by Marie Gilissen, Susanne Lange and Claudia Schubert.

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Marcel BroodthaersMarcel Broodthaers

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Edited by Marie-Puck Broodthaers. Text by Wilfried Dickhoff, Bernard Marcadé.

Marcel Broodthaers filled his brief, 12-year artistic career with more ideas and works than most artists manage in a lifetime. This career began in 1964, following a period of more than two decades laboring in some obscurity as a poet in the Belgian Surrealist circle of René Magritte (a crucial mentor for Broodthaers) and Paul Nougé. He also wrote articles on art during these years, including early critiques of Pop art. Broodthaers' first exhibition, held that year in Brussels, was accompanied by a now-famous announcement: "I, too, asked myself if I could not sell something and succeed in life. I had for quite a while been good for nothing … Finally the idea of inventing something insincere came to me and I got to work immediately." Traversing media freely-from installation and sculpture to artist's books, prints, film and writings-Broodthaers embodied the 'post-media artist' for whom any form could be recruited in the service of a larger conception. Those conceptions included institutional critique (of which he is a pioneer), art-historical critique, pastiche and philosophical-linguistic puzzles. Edited by Broodthaers' daughter Marie-Puck, and with a range of both classic and never-before-seen works, this volume is the largest and most authoritative Broodthaers monograph ever published. As such, it is the first substantial overview in nearly 25 years. It includes a biography, exhibition chronology and a selected bibliography of publications.
Marcel Broodthaers was born in Belgium in 1924. From the late 1940s to the early 1960s he worked primarily as a poet, and was a member of the Belgian Groupe Surréaliste-revolutionnaire. After almost two decades of poverty, Broodthaers performed a symbolic burial of his career as a poet by embedding 50 copies of his poetry collection Pense-Bęte in plaster. Broodthaers died in 1976, on his fifty-second birthday, and is buried in Brussels beneath a tomb of his own design that features images from his allegorical repertoire, including a pipe, a wine bottle and a parrot. An important collection of his work can be seen at The Museum of Modern Art, New York.

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Marcel Broodthaers: Collected WritingsMarcel Broodthaers: Collected Writings

Published by Ediciones Poligrafa.
Edited by Gloria Moure. Text by Birgit Pelzer. Preface by Marie Gilissen Broodthaers.

“I, too, asked myself if I could not sell something and succeed in life... Finally the idea of inventing something insincere came to me and I got to work immediately.” With this statement, penned for his first solo show in April, 1964, Marcel Broodthaers (1924-1976) announced his death as a poet and birth as an artist. In fact, he was to transform the category of artist completely, purging the vocation of its medium-specific implications to pursue a unified conceptualism across media such as artist's books, prints, film, installation, sculpture and writings--” where the world of plastic arts and the world of poetry might possibly, I wouldn't say meet, but at the very frontier where they part.” Broodthaers' Museum of Modern Art, Eagles Department (1968-1972) inaugurated the practice now known as institutional critique, and the linguistic foundations of his art--as well as his emphasis on printed multiples--also proved prescient for subsequent strains of Conceptual art. Edited by Gloria Moure in collaboration with the artist's estate, this momentous publication eclipses in its scope all previous Broodthaers writings collections. It gathers his early poetry, statements, critical essays both published and unpublished, open letters, interviews, preparatory notes and scripts, plus a wealth of illustrations.
Marcel Broodthaers was born in Belgium in 1924. From the late 1940s to the early 1960s he worked primarily as a poet, and was a member of the Belgian Groupe Surréaliste-revolutionnaire, which included André Blavier, Achille Chavée and René Magritte. After almost two decades of poverty, Broodthaers performed a symbolic burial of his life as a poet by embedding 50 copies of his poetry collection Pense-Bęte in plaster. However, his art continued to be characterized by its emphasis on written text. Broodthaers died in 1976, on his fifty-second birthday, and is buried in Brussels beneath a tomb of his own design that features images from his allegorical repertoire, including a pipe, a wine bottle and a parrot.

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Marcel Broodthaers TodayMarcel Broodthaers Today

Of Real Presence

Published by Walther König, Köln.
Foreword by Gregor Jansen, Vanessa Joan Müller. Text by Elodie Evers, Gregor Jansen.

The ongoing influence of Marcel Broodthaers (1924-1976) has extended itself to video art, Relational Aesthetics and text art of all kinds. This volume assesses that multifarious influence, in works by Tacita Dean, Olivier Foulon, Andreas Hofer, Henrik Olesen, Kirsten Pieroth, Stephen Prina, Rirkrit Tiravanija, Joëlle Tuerlincks, Susanne M. Winterling and Cerith Wyn Evans.

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Marcel Broodthaers: This Is A PipeMarcel Broodthaers: This Is A Pipe

Ceci Est Une Pipe, Dies Ist Eine Pfeife

Published by Merz.
Edited by Maria Gilissen.

This previously unpublished Broodthaers project was conceived in 1970, in reaction to the 1968 publication of the now famous Michel Foucault book-length essay This is Not a Pipe. The Magritte painting "Ceci n'est pas une pipe" which sparked this debate was of paramount importance to Broodthaers, opening up lasting themes and avenues of exploration in his work: "this pipe stands at the beginning of my adventure," he once declared. Reconstituted through fragments recovered from the original project, which Broodthaers aborted in 1972, this book returns to the core of Broodthaers' complex artistic questioning and its entanglement with post-structuralist discourse.

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Marcel BroodthaersMarcel Broodthaers

Catalogue Raisonne of Prints and Drawings

Published by Cantz.
Artwork by Marcel Broodthaers.

This stunning volume catalogues the graphic pints and books fo the revolutionary Belgian artist Marcel Broodthaers. Exquisite full-plate color photos represent each piece.

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CANTZ

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Paperback, 9.75 X 11.75 in. / 140 pgs / 66 color

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PUB DATE 7/2/1996
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