Delires de Livres, an exhibition of Artists’books, opened on May 2nd, 2015 at Collegiate Saint André, Chartres, France. The exhibition was organized by Chantal and Paul Leibenguth and their team.
Since 2005 the exhibition has become the must-see Biennale for artists’ book enthusiasts and collectors.

Several thousand viewers came from all over France this year to enjoy this comprehensive exhibition in the beautiful space in Chartres. There were over three hundred books by one hundred and sixty artists, designers and writers, from France and abroad. Twelve countries were represented. All the artists responded to the theme of the exhibition “Et si nous allions”… (“if we were to go”…) The work ranged from very small books to large video installation and were created from various materials, paper, wood, fabric , glass, ceramics ….

Patty smith and Claire Fouquet exhibited their collaborative book De L’autre Côté.
The exhibition was on view From April 25th to the May 17th, 2015   IMG_7001IMG_7006

du 25 avril au 17 mai 2015 a eu lieu l’exposition de Livres Objets et Livres d’artistes “Délires de Livres”

organisée par Chantal et Paul Leibenguth et son équipe.

Depuis 2005 l’exposition « délires de livres » est devenue la Biennale incontournable pour les créateurs, les amateurs et les collectionneurs de Livres-Objets et de livres d’artistes. Le public, plusieurs milliers cette année converge de toute la France pour découvrir toutes ces créations.

160 créateurs de livres venus de France et d’ailleurs: 12 pays représentés. Plus de 300 œuvres, des livres hors normes du petit format à la grande installation vidéo, des matériaux divers: papier mais aussi, bois, tissus, verre, céramique…. vernissage a eu lieu le 2 mai 2015 à 11 h 30 Collégiale Saint André – Chartres-France

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