Ralph Rumney has been in consistent flight from the wreckage of postwar Europe. Crossing paths with each avant-garde of the prior fifty years, he used to be one of many founding contributors of the Situationist overseas. Rumney’s touring companions—Guy Debord, Yves Klein, Marcel Duchamp, Georges Bataille, William Burroughs, Félix Guattari, E.P. Thompson—are recalled the following with sharp intelligence and dry wit.
Profusely illustrated with Rumney’s personal pictures, work, and collages and different documentary materials.
Ralph Rumney (b. 1934), a vicar’s son, became down areas at Oxford and artwork tuition to visit London in 1951, the place he all started portray. He was once married to Pegeen Guggenheim and, later, to Michèle Bernstein. He lives in southern France, along with his cat, Borgia.
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