L’ART BRUT

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Collection's Life


Publication of the book "Vehicles - Art Brut, the Collection"

29.10.2013
Directed by Sarah Lombardi.
Michel Thévoz and Anic Zanzi, with a Preface by Sarah Lombardi
Lausanne/Milan, Collection de l’Art Brut/5 Continents Editions, 2013
20,5 x 25,5 cm, 168 pages, 130 color illustrations.
Price : CHF 49.- (also available at the museum shop)

The present show, the first of the new series, addresses means of transport. It brings together over 200 pieces by forty-two authors, disclosing at once the latter's distinctive production modes, together with a diversity of techniques, materials, dimensions and/or formal languages. The bilingual (French/English) publication accompanying this exhibition represents the first of a new series entitled Art Brut, la Collection, published jointly with 5 Continents Editions of Milan, Italy. Destined for release internationally, this major publication treats readers to a virtual tour of the museum collections.
Of unique historic value, the Collection de l’Art Brut holdings comprise over 60,000 paintings, drawings, sculptures, fabric works and writings, To showcase such an invaluable treasure trove, the museum's new director, Ms. Sarah Lombardi, proposes to mount a series of exhibitions devoted exclusively to pieces belonging to this Lausanne institution.
The bilingual (French/English) publication accompanying this exhibition represents the first of a new series entitled Art Brut, la Collection, published jointly with 5 Continents Editions of Milan, Italy. Destined for release internationally, this major publication treats readers to a virtual tour of the museum collections.