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Fluxus Event Scores By Cecil Touchon
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This work covers 30 years of fluxus works by Cecil Touchon
Happy Shopping - Massurrealist Spam Poetry By Cecil Touchon
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In this book of poetry Cecil Touchon extracts material from the very fabric of the massurreality; texts from spam email. In these poems Touchon gives us a contemplative glimpse into contemporary... More > artistic practice where the artist becomes, much more a connector of things than a creator. Every day trillions of bits of data are transmitted over the Internet. As artists peer into this world of information overload a vast body of incoherent data is brought into view. Much like the subconscious explored by the early Surrealists, Touchon uses this raw material to explore unlikely configurations through the use of found text, the abutment of random, unrelated words and phrases such as the classic example from Lautréamonts Chants de Maldoror: "the unexpected meeting, on a dissection table, of a sewing machine and an umbrella". This embrace of randomness is central to Touchon’s poetic output.< Less
Sell People Things They Don't Need. By Cecil Touchon
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This is the first book of Massurrealist Poetry. The following poetry has been constructed rather than invented. This is a distinction similar to the difference between a drawing and a collage. A... More > drawing is completely fabricated by the artist while a collage is constructed from preexisting parts which have been carefully arranged or even haphazardly arranged! These arrangements are often disjointed, surprising and serendipitous.< Less
Cecil Touchon at the New Gallery By Cecil Touchon
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Explore the postminimalist paintings and collages of Cecil Touchon spanning a twenty year period. This is a catalog for the exhibition at Thom Andriola's New Gallery in Houston, Texas June/July 2007.... More > This catalog contains 28 full color images including installation shots of the show.< Less
Massurrealist Collage Poetry By Cecil Touchon
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Two Hundred Poems of Cecil Touchon's Massurrealist collage poetry combined into one hardback, collectible edition. This contains "Sell People Things They Don't Need" and "Is It... More > Necessary to Say Something?"< Less