Evguenie Sokolov is a novel about an artist who uses his intestinal gases as the medium for his scandalous artwork. Gainsbourg is both the best and the worst. Serge Gainsbourg’s sole foray into fiction, Evguenie Sokolov describes an artist who uses his intestinal gases as the medium for his scandalous artwork. Results 1 – 30 of 54 Evguénie Sokolov by Serge Gainsbourg and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at
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A question for future research, perhaps. Illustrations by Pierre Alechinsky. Published by TamTam Books.
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Gainsbourg is both the best and the worst, yin and yang, white and black. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. A very funny evgudnie, and that is why I published it.
I am normally put off by “bathroom humor”, written or spoken, and if I didn’t already know and love Gainsbourg before reading his book, I don’t know how I’d’ve received it.
He takes what is potentially a socially debilitating condition and uses it to his own advantage by producing art works that record the way in which his evguennie drive his hand across the various surfaces on which he chooses to record the gaseous spasms of his bowel tract.
Account Options Sign in. Introduction and translation by Mara Cologne Wythe-Hall.
What once was a smelly and noisy problem in his social and sex life becomes a recipe for success in the early s art world. Where does one start with Gainsbourg Foreword by Jorge Luis Borges. I doubt he read it in the original.
New Bestsellers Trade Academic D. Paperback84 pages. Cyril Groisard rated it really liked it May 06, What happens when he is cured???? Gainsbourg’s song with the same name on Mauvaises Nouvelles Des Etoiles ran through my mind all Saturday afternoon.
Andreas Sandberg rated it liked it Apr 03, But I’m glad that he did. It is unsettling to think that both he and Howard Stern had the idea for a farting superhero. Illustrations by Norman Little. It is like his songs and his persona. I read this years ago, in the shadow of a Parisian FNAC, back when my French was in its infancy I am normally put off by “bathroom humor”, written or spoken, and if I didn’t already know and love Gainsbourg before reading his book, I don’t know how I’d’ve received it.
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Evguénie Sokolov by Serge Gainsbourg
Elizabeth Kimball rated it really liked it Nov 18, FROM THE BOOK “So, evguenoe I said to myself during the dark hours of the night while trying in vain to get to sleep, the pestilential exhalations prophetic evvuenie my corporeal death were to serve the purpose of channeling and transcending that which was more pure, most enduring and most despairingly ironical in the inner depths of my creative mind, and after all the years devoted to the technique of painting and all the day spent releasing my gases in front of museum walls radiant with the genius of the great masters, these jagged, fragile and torturous lines had now rid me forever of my inhibitions.
Evguenie Sokolov is a novel about an artist who uses his intestinal gases as the medium for his scandalous artwork. Evgunie and afterword by Scott Nicolay.
For reproduction permissions, contact the copyright holders. The existential gesture of Abstract Expressionism is replaced by noxious air, the spirit of Duchamp’s famous Fountain becomes a gaseous muse, and Pop Art is propelled by the same repetitive anal spurts.
The artist, due to his gas problems, uses that problem to make his art. By mercilessly riding out this quasi-materialist aesthetic, Sokolov becomes a famous artist. Introduction and translation by Kassy Hayden.