[13] Many, if not most, of the surviving copies are now held by major museums and libraries, including the V&A, Tate Modern, MoMA, the Hermitage, Swiss National Library,[14] New York Public Library,[15] Getty Research Institute,[16] and the Harry Ransom Center at the University of Texas. La prose du Transsibérien et de la Petite Jehanne de France (Prose of the Trans-Siberian and of Little Jehanne of France) is a collaborative artists' book by Blaise Cendrars and Sonia Delaunay. Swiss literary archives. & S. DELAUNAY). The format was unprecedented, the poetry, typography and painting were avant-garde, and the imagery was actively integrated with the text. EXTRAITS. Concertina fold. endobj C'est beau comme un soleil de minuit, et l'on voudrait encore partir plus loin et ne pas s'arrêter. <>/ExtGState<>/XObject<>/ProcSet[/PDF/Text/ImageB/ImageC/ImageI] >>/MediaBox[ 0 0 595.32 841.92] /Contents 4 0 R/Group<>/Tabs/S/StructParents 0>> Once in Paris, he started a small press, Éditions des Hommes Nouveaux (New Man Editions) with the help of an anarchist who owned a clandestine printing press at the Mouzaïa Quarter, 19th arrondissement. 4 0 obj (Blaise, are we very far from Montmartre?')" Outstanding acquisitions. [4], Blaise Cendrars was the nom-de-plume for Fréderic Louis Sauser, a play on Braise (ember) and Cendres (ash); 'writing is being burned alive, but it also means being reborn from the ashes'. It was through Guillaume Apollinaire, a mutual friend, that Cendrars was to meet Sonia and her husband Robert Delaunay, members of the Parisian avant-garde, leading exponents of cubism, and inventors of the term Simultaneity. Explication d'un extrait de La Prose du Transsibérien et de la petit Jehane de France, de Blaise Cendrars. endobj %PDF-1.7 This video is unavailable. A text in which genres, arts, disciplines, or even beings and worlds merge, La Prose du Transsibérien by Blaise Cendrars spreads out on the weft of the paper like the trains that it evokes on the tracks. [17], It is often exhibited framed, removing it from its origins as an artist's book. [Synthèse] Dans cet extrait de La Prose du Transsibérien, Cendrars raconte à la fois son ouverture enthousiaste au monde, sa nostalgie du passé, ses vagabondages dans les lieux réels et ses souvenirs, sa quête de soi-même et sa recherche d’une modernité poétique qu’exige « l’esprit nouveau » du début du xxe siècle, célébré par Apollinaire. Blaise Cendrars, pseudonym of Frédéric Sauser, (born Sept. 1, 1887, La Chaux-de-Fonds, Switz.—died Jan. 21, 1961, Paris, Fr. Il traverse la Russie, puis séjourne à New-York avant de s’installe en Fance. La Prose du Transsibérien et de la Petite from Burgersdijk & Niermans on November 2, 0120 1:30 PM CET. Watch Queue Queue The Delaunays had coined the word from their study of Chevreul's laws of simultaneous contrast. gallery: Scottish National Gallery Of Modern Art (Modern One) object type: Work on paper. <>/Metadata 233 0 R/ViewerPreferences 234 0 R>> La Prose du Transsibérien et de la Petite Jehanne de France (Prose of the Trans-Siberian and of Little Joan of France). [Ouverture]Cendrars, par son cosmopolitisme, préfigure le poète citoyen du monde et sa poésie-collage en liberté, qui illustre une esthétique simultanéiste, a contribué à … Chris Michaelides[9]. %���� The title of the book is La Prose du Transsibérien Re-creation. endobj La Prose du Transsibérien et de la petite Jehanne de France, 1913; 199.7 x 35.2 cm. <> The route is shown on the contemporary map printed at the top right of the sheet. Sonia Delaunay, Russian (born Ukraine, active France), 1885 - 1979. Intended as an edition of 150, only 60 copies were printed, of which about 30 are thought to survive. It will take another nine months to a year to complete the entire edition. Copies are also occasionally referred to as unique paintings. 1 0 obj "[The poem] describes the 16-year old poet’s epic, perhaps imaginary, train journey from Moscow to Harbin (in Mongolia) during the Russo-Japanese War and the Russian Revolution of 1905. Social. Auction Houses. Navigate; Linked Data; Dashboard; Tools / Extras; Stats; Share . It also contains a map of Siberia at the beginning of the book, showing the route of the train journey. (2009). If you have any questions, or need the bot to ignore the links, or the page altogether, please visit this simple FaQ for additional information. Artist: Sonia Delaunay (French/Ukrainian, 1885–1979) Title: La Prose du Transsibérien et de la petite Jehanne de France, 1913 Medium: work on paper Size: 199.7 x 35.2 cm. Cahotique, le train s'ébranle, les souvenirs à sa poursuite commencent à s'égrenner... On frémit. I made the following changes: By 1913, Paris had been for more than a decade the epicenter of artistic revolution in Europe. The project to re-create the Blaise Cendrars/Sonia Delaunay 1913 publication, La Prose du Transsibérien, was published by Two Hands Press on January 1, 2018 and completed books are now shipping. poem in French w. designs by Delaunay. ��_���j��)���iBl@�o6�u6��uN"k jq���x��PJ~. (CENDRARS, B. That year, artist Sonia Delaunay and poet Blaise Cendrars collaborated on La Prose du Transsibérien et de la petite Jehanne de France.Hailed as the first “simultaneous book,” the artwork was conceived as a unified experience of text and image, indivisible and apprehended concurrently. These constant two-way influences create an unusual vibration in the eye of the viewer. [8] The book, a series of 4 sheets glued together in an accordion-style binding, measures 199 cm tall when unfolded; the height of all 150 end to end would have equalled the height of the Eiffel Tower, a potent symbol of modernity at the time, and referenced in both the poem and the print. 3 0 obj An article about the “book painting” has just been published by the Book Club of California. [11] This new style had first appeared in April 1912 with Robert Delaunay's series of paintings of Fenêtres (Windows) followed closely by Sonia's abstract Contrastes Simultanés and was boldly taken up by both husband and wife for the rest of their careers. Pour cela Un Séance 7 Cours de français - 2nde 5 Lycée Julien Gracq 1 Prose du Transsibérien et de la petite Jeanne ... 1 Prose du Transsibérien et de la petite Jeanne de France (extrait) L'auteur L'auteur Blaise Cendrars Blaise Cendrars Recherchez des informations sur cet auteur. W. Skip to Main Content Toggle navigation × Close . Further reading Blaise Cendrars, La Prose du Transsiberien et de la Petite Jehanne de France, trans. La Prose du Transsibérien et de la Petite Jehanne de France. 3, 2012, pp. Anne Montfort and Cécile Godefroy (eds. When published, the book was to cause a sensation in the avant-garde circles in Paris. La Prose du Trans-sibérien et de la Petite Jehanne de France is on display as part of the EY Exhibition: ... ‘Visual-verbal encounters in Cendrars and Delaunay‘s La Prose du Transsibérien’, e-France: an on-line Journal of French Studies, Vol. The book features a poem by Cendrars about a journey through Russia on the Trans-Siberian Express in 1905, during the first Russian Revolution, interlaced with an almost-abstract pochoir print by Delaunay-Terk. Attention à la fermeture des portières. Delaunay read this phenomenon as movement and rhythm and understood it as the painting appropriate to a modern society in motion."[12]. Called “the first simultaneous book,” it is a stream-of-consciousness poem by Cendrars … Prose on the Trans-Siberian Railway and of Little Jehanne of France. Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, Gift of the Reva and David Logan Foundation, 2016.15.4.1 La Prose du Transsibérien et de la petite Jehanne de France de Blaise Cendrars: Les Fiches de lecture d'Universalis (French Edition) eBook: Universalis, Encyclopaedia: Amazon.co.uk: Kindle Store The book is contained in a wrapper which declares it the "first simultaneous book'. [5] Born in Switzerland, at 15 he had run away from home to train as an apprentice jeweller in St Petersburg, but continued to travel, including an important stay in New York where he wrote his first major poem Les Pâques à New York, 1912, before settling in Paris.[6]. subject: Travel. Sonia Delaunay-Terk, detail from La prose du Transsibérien et de la Petite Jehanne de France, by Blaise Cendrars, 1913.Illustrated book with pochoir, case: 80 x 17 in. La prose du Transsibérien et de la Petite Jehanne de France (Prose of the Trans-Siberian and of Little Jehanne of France) is a collaborative artists' book by Blaise Cendrars and Sonia Delaunay-Terk. Illustrated book with pochoir and hand-painted parchment wrapper. Sonia Delaunay 1885-1979. [3] Cendrars himself referred to the work as ‘a sad poem printed on sunlight’. A multimedia concert reading of Blaise Cendrars' modernist poem of the same title, printed in 1913 in the form of an accordion book with illuminations by the… Prose of the Trans-Siberian and of Little Jehanne of France La Prose du Transsibérien et de la petite Jehanne de France La Prose du Transsibérien et de la Petite Jehanne de France. La prose du Transsibérien et de la Petite Jehanne de France (Prose of the Trans-Siberian and of Little Jehanne of France) is a collaborative artists' book by Blaise Cendrars and Sonia Delaunay-Terk. 1913. Extrait tiré du dialogue musical La Vie Devant Soi Tous droits réservés Richard Manière Créé par Richard Manière & Anne Mars Partie 5. Sonia Delaunay-Terk. Tous deux trouvent dans le monde moderne leur principale source d'inspiration. (78.6 x 13.9 in.) reprint of the ed. Apollinaire et Cendrars s'affranchissent dès 1913 des contraintes du vers et de la ponctuation. Alcools et La Prose ... sont publiés la même année. UCLA Library. Directed by David Epiney. I have just modified 2 external links on La prose du Transsibérien et de la Petite Jehanne de France. (203.2 x 43.2 cm). :�8 �- � 1913). The 1913 book La Prose du Transsibérien et de la Petite Jehanne de France was radically different from any other livres de peintre produced at the turn of the century. Explication de texte – La Prose du Transsibérien (extrait), de Blaise Cendrars (1913) Ecrivain suisse et français, Blaise Cendrars (1887-1961), de son vrai nom Frédéric-Louis Sauser, quitte très tôt sa Suisse natale pour voyager. stream close. His first edition, 125 copies of Les Pâques à New York, was published October 1912. 1-28. (Photomech. The original "La Prose du Transsibérien" was written, designed and printed by letterpress and illustrated by pochoir in an edition that was stated to be 150 copies (in three subsets, in the French manner). Please take a moment to review my edit. Lecture de la Prose du Transsibérien de Blaise Cendrars par Matthieu de La Taille. The publisher of a 2008 reprint of the book has called it "one of the most beautiful books ever created". 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The Cubist Painters, Aesthetic Meditations, La prose du Transsibérien et de la Petite Jehanne de France, Zone de Sensibilité Picturale Immatérielle, Art-Language The Journal of conceptual art, Un Coup de Dés Jamais N'Abolira Le Hasard, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=La_prose_du_Transsibérien_et_de_la_Petite_Jehanne_de_France&oldid=964016396, Articles with dead external links from December 2017, Articles with permanently dead external links, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, Robert and Sonia Delaunay, Düchting, Taschen 1994, Oxford Art Online: Sonia Delaunay-Terk and Blaise Cendrars, Dada, Futurism, Surrealism, Expressionism, Constructivism, Sims Reed, Rare Books, London, 2008, This page was last edited on 23 June 2020, at 03:12. The work, published in 1913, is considered a milestone in the evolution of artist's books[1] as well as modernist poetry[2] and abstract art. It is also unusual for 'defying the codex form'[10] and for placing the images on an equal footing to the text; they run parallel and complementary to the text, rather than as illustrative or decorative additions.