Rene Ricard 1979-1980 is the first collection of American poet and artist Rene Ricard’s poetry, first published by the Dia Art Foundation in 1979. This edition presents, in a new format, both the original book design reproduced as a facsimile and the first French translation of Ricard’s poems.

Rene Ricard 1979-1980
Rene Ricard

Translated from the English (American) by Manon Lutanie and Rachel Valinsky
With an introduction by Rachel Valinsky and notes on the translation by Manon Lutanie
Published with the support of Centre national des arts plastiques

Published in March 2018, second edition: October 2018
Printed in Latvia
1400 copies
21 × 29,7 cm, 8.3 × 11.7 in, 200 pages
Bilingual edition (French, English)
ISBN: 978-2-918685-12-8
Prix: €25 + shipping costs

Editors: Manon Lutanie, Rachel Valinsky
Graphic design: Manon Lutanie, after an original design by Bruce Chandler