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Contributions to the History of the Situationist International and Its Time #02: The Consul: Contributions to the History of the Situationist International and Its Time, Volume II

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Ralph Rumney has been in constant flight from the wreckage of postwar Europe. Crossing paths with every avant-garde of the past fifty years, he was one of the founding members of the Situationist International. Rumney’s traveling companions—Guy Debord, Yves Klein, Marcel Duchamp, Georges Bataille, William Burroughs, Félix Guattari, E.P. Thompson—are recalled here with sharp intelligence and dry wit.

Profusely illustrated with Rumney’s own photos, paintings, and collages and other documentary materials.

Ralph Rumney (b. 1934), a vicar’s son, turned down places at Oxford and art school to go to London in 1951, where he began painting. He was married to Pegeen Guggenheim and, later, to Michèle Bernstein. He lives in southern France, with his cat, Borgia.

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Interviews from an extraordinary career dedicated to art, life, and revolt.

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Fiction. Cultural Writing. Translation. Translated from the French by Malcolm Imrie, interviews by Gerard Berreby in collaboration with Giulio Minghini and Chantal Osterreicher. Ralph Rumneyhas been in constant flight from the wreckage f postwar Europe. Crossing paths with every avant-garde of the past fifty years, he was one of the founding members of the Situationist International. Rumney's traveling companions--Guy Debord, Yves Klein, Marcel Duchamp, Georges Bataille, William Burroughs, Felix Guattari, E.P. Thompson--are recalled here with sharp intelligence and dry wit.

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Ralph Rumney has been in constant flight from the wreckage of postwar Europe. Crossing paths with every avant-garde of the past fifty years, he was one of the founding members of the Situationist International. Rumney's traveling companions-Guy Debord, Yves Klein, Marcel Duchamp, Georges Bataille, William Burroughs, Flix Guattari, E.P. Thompson-are recalled here with sharp intelligence and dry wit.

Profusely illustrated with Rumney's own photos, paintings, and collages and other documentary materials.

Ralph Rumney(b. 1934), a vicar's son, turned down places at Oxford and art school to go to London in 1951, where he began painting. He was married to Pegeen Guggenheim and, later, to Michle Bernstein. He lives in southern France, with his cat, Borgia.

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ISBN:
9780872863989
Translator:
Imrie, Malcolm
Other:
Berreby, Gerard
Translator:
Imrie, Malcolm
Other:
Berreby, Gerard
Author:
Rumney, Ralph
Author:
Imrie, Malcolm
Author:
Minghini, Giulio
Publisher:
City Lights Books
Location:
San Francisco
Subject:
General
Subject:
Artists, Architects, Photographers
Subject:
History
Subject:
Artists
Subject:
Travelers
Subject:
Avant-garde
Subject:
General Biography
Subject:
Artists -- England.
Subject:
Avant-garde (Aesthetics) - Europe - History -
Subject:
Biography-Artists Architects and Photographers
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Contributions to the History of the Situationist International and Its Time
Series Volume:
TR-02-1
Publication Date:
20020531
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
82 BandW photographs
Pages:
125
Dimensions:
9 x 6 x 0.3 in 8 oz

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Interviews from an extraordinary career dedicated to art, life, and revolt.
"Synopsis" by , Fiction. Cultural Writing. Translation. Translated from the French by Malcolm Imrie, interviews by Gerard Berreby in collaboration with Giulio Minghini and Chantal Osterreicher. Ralph Rumneyhas been in constant flight from the wreckage f postwar Europe. Crossing paths with every avant-garde of the past fifty years, he was one of the founding members of the Situationist International. Rumney's traveling companions--Guy Debord, Yves Klein, Marcel Duchamp, Georges Bataille, William Burroughs, Felix Guattari, E.P. Thompson--are recalled here with sharp intelligence and dry wit.
"Synopsis" by , Ralph Rumney has been in constant flight from the wreckage of postwar Europe. Crossing paths with every avant-garde of the past fifty years, he was one of the founding members of the Situationist International. Rumney's traveling companions-Guy Debord, Yves Klein, Marcel Duchamp, Georges Bataille, William Burroughs, Flix Guattari, E.P. Thompson-are recalled here with sharp intelligence and dry wit.

Profusely illustrated with Rumney's own photos, paintings, and collages and other documentary materials.

Ralph Rumney(b. 1934), a vicar's son, turned down places at Oxford and art school to go to London in 1951, where he began painting. He was married to Pegeen Guggenheim and, later, to Michle Bernstein. He lives in southern France, with his cat, Borgia.

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