Marc Devade

 ( 1943, Paris, 1983, Paris)

Born in 1943, in Paris, France.
Died in 1983, in Paris, France.

Presentation

Marc Devade was a painter and writer. He was a member and founder of the french movement Supports/Surfaces and was also a part of the editing department of the magazine Tel Quel, as well a founder of another arts magazine PEINTURE, cahiers théoriques. He has left behind a strong legacy from his 15 years of work.

Marc Devade's first intentions were not to dedicate himself to the visual arts.
He began as a poet, infatuated with philosophy, however thanks to a meeting with Marcelin Pleynet, he published some of his poems in Tel Quel in 1964, and later, became specifically interested in painting. He was also a leader in theoretical and practical debates concerning the plastic arts.

After his first personal exhibition at the Haut-Pavé Gallery, in 1970 - where he showed the results of his venture into chromatism, with some attributes taken from American Abstract Art and the paintings of Matisse - Devade joined the movement Supports/ Surfaces in order to participate in their discussions and exhibitions. It was only towards the end of his career that he would return back to oil painting towards the end of the 70's, having before caught the essential in ink. During this period, he was a man weakened by several dialysis so his final works carry much significance.
Marc Devade's photographs show himself always animated, with an open face, apparently in the middle of a discussion. A discussion brutally cut short in 1983 at the age of 40, but his works have never ceased to make themselves heard.

Over the past quarter of a century, one often comes across Devade at the centre of exhibitions aiming to summarise chunks of the history of art. His paintings have been employed in this task in La fin des années 60: d'une contestation l'autre ('The end of the 1960s: from one protest to another', Centre d'Art Contemporain, Meymac, France, 1986) and Les années 70: l'art en cause ('The 1970s: art questioned', capc, Bordeaux, France, 2002). Outside France, he has represented French abstract art in Fundamentale Malerei (Kunstverein Arnsberg, Germany, 1988) and Regards (Académie Royale des Beaux-Arts Bruxelles, Belgium, 1992).

Marc Devade's paintings have also been shown whenever the Supports/Surfaces movement, of which he was an exponent, was the focus or pretext for showing non-figurative art and justifying institutional purchases. The Le bel-âge exhibition resulted from a state commission made at the behest of Jack Lang in 1990; it was presented at the château de Chambord, and then at the château de Salses in 1991. In 1998, the Musée national d'art moderne highlighted its acquisitions in Les années Supports/Surfaces au Centre Pompidou ('The Supports/Surfaces at the Centre Pompidou'), presented at the Galerie nationale du Jeu de Paume.
A recent rereading of history is called Déplacer, déplier, découvrir: la peinture en actes, 1960-1999 ('Moving, opening up, revealing: painting in acts, 1960-1999', Musée d'art moderne de Villeneuve d'Asq, France 2012). Adopting a new line, it compared Devade with Simon Hantaï, Martin Barré, Jean Degottex and Michel Parmentier. While they were still alive, it was more customary to separate them.

Revived by fresh eyes, the work of Marc Devade calls out to the observer more than ever, and it might be best to leave the last word on its interpretation to the artist himself.
"I have of course transformed or interpreted this form that I have taken as a starting point or matrix. This is where that set of vertical and horizontal lines giving structure to the colours comes from. In actual fact, in the picture-making process, this form or forms, or this drawing, comes second: I trace them out with a ruler once the colours are not set but at a point of balance beyond which they would return to the magma, to the chaos whence they come. The lines defined using a ruler or formed by the edge of the frame are, in the one case, drawn after the colour to recognise their suspended state, or to mark them by their seal... In fact, I don't start with a form or a drawing, but from the infinity of colours to transcend drawing, the forms that are always already there. The drawing creates the void in which the colours shine, and in like manner break through the frame and support, passing through them. Drawing is not a method for applying colour but the mark of its exodus."
Extract from an interview with Jacques Henric and Catherine Millet, art press n° 49, June 1981.

Rachel Stella
Solo shows at Ceysson Gallery
Marc Devade, Paris
May 12 - June 30, 2011

Marc Devade, Geneva
September 12 - November 10, 2013

Marc Devade, Paris
February 06 - March 19, 2016


Solo show

2016
Galerie Bernard Ceysson, Paris, France

2013
Marc Devade, Galerie Bernard Ceysson, Geneva, Switzerland

2011
Marc Devade, Galerie Bernard Ceysson, Paris, France
Slick 2011, Paris, France

2003
Galerie Bernard Jordan, Paris, France
Devade - Retrospektive, Ludwig Museum im Deutschherrenhaus, Koblenz, Germany
Musée des Beaux-Arts, Tourcoing, France

1998
Exposition dédiée à l'activité, l'oeuvre et la mémoire de Marc Devade, Galerie Gérald Piltzer, Paris, France
Marc Devade, dessins, Galerie Bernard Jordan, Paris, France

1997
Marc Devade : Peintures, 1967-1974, Galerie Jordan - Devarrieux, Paris, France

1993
Galerie Slotine, Le Havre, France
Galerie Bernard Jordan, Paris, France
Galerie Devarrieux, Paris, France

1991
Galerie Jacques Bailly, Paris, France

1990
Galerie Regards, Paris

1989
Galerie Jacques Girard, Toulouse, France

1987
Galerie Girard, Toulouse, France

1986
Musée Ziem, Martigues, France
Galerie Regards, Paris, France

1984
Musée des Beaux-Arts, Le Havre, France

1983
Galerie Regards, Paris, France
Galerie Jacques Girard, Toulouse, France

1982
Galerie Jacques Girard, Toulouse, France

1981
Galerie des Blancs-manteaux, Espace Expositions, Paris, France

1979
Galerie Lavuum, Gent, Belgium
Galerie Quadrum, Lisbon, Portugal

1978
Galerie Le Dépôt, Bourges, France
Galerie Gérald Piltzer, Paris, France
Musée d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris - A.R.C., Paris, France

1977
Galerie Gérald Piltzer, Paris, France
Galerie La Bertesca, Genoa, Italy
Galerie Mantra, Turin, Italy
Galerie C.M., Saint-Etienne, France
Galerie la Bertesca, Dusseldorf, Germany
Galerie Arnesen, Copenhagen, Denmark
Centre International de Création Artistique de Sénanque, Gordes, France
Galerie Lavuum, Gent, Belgium
Galerie N.R.A., Paris, France

1976
Galerie Lia Rumma, Rome, Italy
Galerie Daniel Templon, Milan, Italy
Galerie Quadrum, Lisbon, Portugal

1975
Galerie Daniel Templon, Milan, Italy
Galerie Lia Rumma, Napoli, Italy
Galerie D, Brussels, Belgium
Galerie Le Flux, Perpignan, France
Galerie Gérald Piltzer, Paris, France

1974
Galerie Daniel Templon, Paris, France
Maison de la Culture, Rennes, France

1973
Galerie Daniel Templon, Milan, Italy
I.C.A. ( International Contemporary Art ), London, United-Kingdom

1972
Galerie Daniel Templon, Paris, France

1970
Galerie Le Haut Pavé, Paris, France

Group show

2017
Supports/Surfaces, Cherry & Martin gallery, Los Angeles, États-Unis
École(s) de Nice 1947 - 1967, curated by Hélène Guénin, MAMAC, Nice, France
The Surface of the East coast, curated by : Marie Maertens, Le 109, Nice, France
Supports/Surfaces : les origines, curated by Romain Mathieu, Carré d'Art, Nîmes, France

2014
Supports/Surfaces, CANADA Gallery, New York, USA

2012
Deplacer, deplier, decouvrir, LaM - Lille Métropole musée d'art moderne, d'art contemporain et d'art brut, Villeneuve d'Ascq, France

2008
Collections, Permanent/Provisoire 2, MUba Eugène Leroy, Tourcoing, France

2007
Gestes, signes, traces, espaces, Musée des Beaux-Arts de Caen, Caen, France
Gestes, Signes, Traces, Espaces, Musée d'art moderne André Malraux, Le Havre, France

2004
Monocromos - de Malevich al presente, Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid, Spain

2003
Geschenkte Kunst,Ludwig Museum im Deutschherrenhaus, Koblenz, Germany

2002
Les années 70 : l'art en cause, CAPC - Musée d'art contemporain, Bordeaux, France

2000
Les années Supports/Surfaces, dans les collections du Centre Georges Pompidou, Musée d'Art Contemporain, Tokyo, Japan

1999
Les années Supports/Surfaces, dans les collections du Centre Georges Pompidou, Maison de la Culture, Namur, Germany
Les années Supports/Surfaces, dans les collections du Centre Georges Pompidou, Museum Sztuki w Lodzi, Lodz, Poland
Les années Supports/Surfaces, dans les collections du Centre Georges Pompidou, Palazzo delle Esposizioni, Rome, Italy

1998
Les années Supports/Surfaces, dans les collections du Centre Georges Pompidou, Galerie Nationale du Jeu de Paume, Paris, France

1996
Support-Surface dans les collections du Musée de Saint-Etienne, Château de Villeneuve, Fondation Emile Hugues, Vence, France

1994
Ancien Logis Abbatial de Bernay, France

1993
Supports/Surfaces, travelling show, Saimata Tokyo, Kurashashiki, Ashiya, Kitakyusyu, Gifu, Japan

1992
Supports/Surfaces, Musée d'Art Moderne, Tel Aviv, Israel
Regards, Académie des Beaux-Arts de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium
Supports/Surfaces, Art Curial, Paris, France
Supports/Surfaces, Tokyo, Japan

1991
Supports/Surfaces, Musée d'Art Moderne, Saint-Etienne, France
La Bagarre d'Austerlitz, Gare d'Austerlitz, Paris, France
Galerie Jacques Girard, Toulouse, France

1990
Galerie Denise Cadé, New York, USA

1988
Galerie Regards, Paris, France
Galerie Schuppenhauer, Cologne, Germany

1986
Centre d'Art Contemporain, Abbaye Saint-André, Meymac, France

1985
Acquisitions du F.R.A.C.Ile de France, Musée du Luxembourg, Paris, France

1983-84
Zwanzig Jahre Kunst in Frankreich - Vingt ans d'art en France 1960-80, exposition itinérante - Mainz, Tübingen, Berlin, Allemagne ; Luxembourg ; Bologna, Italy

1982
The Sujet of Painting, Museum of Modern Art, Oxford, United-Kingdom

1981
Tel Quel et les arts plastiques, Galerie La Hune, Paris, France
Fran Frankrike, Liljevachs Konsthall, Stockholm, Sweden
Regarder l'art ?, Centre Culturel de Cergy-Pontoise, Cergy-Pontoise, France
26ème Salon de Montrouge, Montrouge, France
Futur, corps passés, Musée Fabre, Montpellier, France
Soixante peintres pour un Musée, Centre Culturel du Mexique, Paris, France

1979
Le Blanc, Galerie Travers, Paris, France
Tendances de l'art en France 70-80, Institut français, Stockholm, Sweden
Salon Eclaté, Paris, France

1978
10ème Biennale de Paris, Musée de Strasbourg, Strasbourg, France
Abstraction analytique, Musée d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, A.R.C., France
Aspect de l'Art en France, Kunstmesse, Basel, Switzerland
XXXVIIIème Biennale de Venise : La Natura dell'arte, Arsenal, Venice, Italy
Un Critique, une collection : Marcellin Pleynet, Galerie N.R.A., Paris, France
Depuis 25 ans : Le Haut Pavé, galerie d'essai, F.N.A.G.P., Hôtel Salomon de Rotschild, Paris, France
Le Fond de la Peinture, Galerie du Centre d'Action Culturelle, Corbeil, France
Wozu, Galerie Nina Dausset, Paris, France

1977
Galerie Renzo Spagnoli, Florence, Italy
Galerie La Bertesca, Milan, Italy
Mediterranea 2, Messine, Italy
Olympia Galleries, Philadelphia, USA
10ème Biennale de Paris, Musée d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris - ARC, Paris, France
10ème Biennale de ParisMusée de Nice, Nice, France
Bilder ohne Bilder, Musée de Bonn, Germany

1976
Cronaca, Galleria Civica, Modena, Italy
Galerie Piltzer, Bologna, Italy
Galerie Mantra, Turin, Italy
I colori della Pittura, Istituto Italo Latino-Americano, Rome, Italy
I colori della Pittura, Galerie del Milione, Milan, Italy
Peinture, cahiers théoriques, n°10-11, Galerie Mollet-Viéville, Paris, France
Galerie La Bertesca, Genoa, Italy
Tendenser I Europaeisk Kunst, Galerie Arnesen, Copenhague, Danemark
Galerie Jeanneret, Geneva, Switzerland

1975
Galerie Morone 6, Milan, Italy
Analitische Malerei, Galerie La Bertesca, Dusseldorf, Germany
Galerie T., Mulhouse, France
Galerie La Manuence, Parma, Italy
Musée Municipal, Saint-Paul-de-Vence, France
C.R.A.C.A.P, Aix-en-Provence, France
Galerie Etienne de Causans, Paris, France

1974
L'Art au présent, Musée Galliéra, Paris, France
Galerie Daniel Templon, Festival d'automne, Paris, France

1972
Peinture, cahiers théoriques, n°2-3, Galerie Yvon Lambert, Paris, France
Peinture, cahiers théoriques, Galerie F. Lambert, Milan, Italy
Peinture, cahiers théoriques, Galerie Les Idées et les Arts, Strasbourg, France
7ème Rassegna Internationale d'Arte : La Riflessione sulla pittura, Acireale, Italy

1971
Supports/Surfaces, Cité Universitaire Internationale, Paris, France
Supports/Surfaces, Théâtre-Maison de la Culture de Nice, Nice, France
Supports/Surfaces, 7ème Biennale de Paris, Paris, France
Peinture, cahiers théoriques, n°1, Galerie Yvon Lambert, Paris, France

1970
Supports/Surfaces, Musée d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, A.R.C., Paris, France
Cent artistes dans la ville, Montpellier, France
Rencontres, Limoges ; Perpignan, France
Solo Exhibition Catalogues

2009
Artistes Ou Lettres ? Marc Devade et Art Contemporain - Marc Devade & pratiques contemporaines, by Camille Saint-Jacques, Éric Suchère, Editions Liénart, 2009.

2008
Romain Mathieu Marc Devade - Le texte à l'œuvre
A l'occasion de « « Pour un programme théorique pictural » : Marc Devade et sa bibliothèque », Ecole régionale des beaux-arts de Rennes, February 6th 2008.

2003
Pleynet Marcelin, Saint-Jacques Camille : "Devade à nouveau", interview, in Marc Devade, exhibition catalogue, Musée des Beaux-Arts de Tourcoing ; Ludwig Museum, Koblenz, 2003 p.118.

1986
Marc Devade, Centre de Développement Artistique et Culturel, Musée Ziem, Éd. C.A.D.C., Martigues, 1986, writings from Jacques Henric, Camille Saint-Jacques and an interview with Marc Devade.

1984
Françoise COHEN, Philippe SOLLERS, Marcelin PLEYNET, Marc Devade, Musée des Beaux-Arts André Malraux, Le Havre, June 13th - September 10th 1984.

1981
Marcelin PLEYNET, « Une peinture en personne », interview with Marc Devade, in Marc Devade : peintures 1979-1981, Espace Blancs-Manteaux, Paris, ed. Peinture, May 26th - June 20th 1981, pp. 11-39.
Philippe SOLLERS, «Lettre à M.D.», [April 20th 1981], in Marc Devade : peintures 1979-1981, Espace Blancs-Manteaux, ed. Peinture, Paris, 1981, pp. 3-8, reed. in Art Press, n° 49, June 1981, pp. 21-22, and in Peinture, Cahiers théoriques, n° 16, 1981.

1978
Catherine MILLET, « Marc Devade : le risque du geste et celui du regard », in Marc Devade, Musée d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, June 19th - September 18th 1978, ed. A.R.C, Paris, 1978, reed. in Art Press International, n°11, October 1977, pp. 22-23.

1977
« Marc Devade, figures d'un livre », N. Rousset Altounian, Paris, 1977, October 1rst - October 13th 1977.

1976
Marcelin PLEYNET, « Le paradoxe du peintre », Galerie Piltzer, Paris, 1975, reed. in Marc Devade, exhibition catalogue, in Portuguese, Galerie Quadrum, Lisbonne, 1976 and in Art et Littérature, Paris, ed. Seuil, Coll. Tel Quel, pp. 515-525 and in Opus International, n° 61-62, Paris, 1977. Also extracts of the text in 10ème Biennale de Paris, exhibition catalogue, 1977.

1974
Marc Devade, « Passage, programme graphique et théorique », Galerie Daniel Templon, Paris.

1972
Marc Devade, « La peinture encore », Galerie Daniel Templon, June 20th - July 22nd, Paris.

1970
Marc Devade. Peintures, November 1967 - April 1970, Paris, Galerie Le Haut-Pavé, April 14th - May 4th 1970, texts from Philippe SOLLERS, « Dialectique de la peinture », reed. in Peinture, Cahiers théoriques n°16, Paris, 1981 and Marcelin PLEYNET, « Rites de passage », and in L'enseignement de la peinture, Paris, ed. Seuil, Coll. Tel Quel, 1971, pp. 212-216 (reed. Mazzota, Milano, 1974).


Group Exhibition Catalogues

2014
Supports/Surfaces English version, Joe Fyfe, Bernard Ceysson, Rachel Stella, Editions Ceysson, Luxembourg

2010
Supports/Surfaces, Bernard Ceysson, Editions Ceysson, Luxembourg

2003
Les années 70 : l'art en cause, capc, Musée d'art contemporain Entrepôt, Bordeaux, October 18th - January 19th 2003.

1998
Les années Supports/Surfaces dans les collections du Centre Pompidou, Galerie Nationale du Jeu de Paume, Paris, May 18th - August 30th, (Arnal, Bioulès, Buraglio, Cane, Devade, Dezeuze, Dolla, Grand, Jaccard, Meurice, Pagès, Pincemin, Rouan, Saytour, Valensi, Viallat).

1994
L'œil écoute, Logis Abbatial de Bernay, 1994 (Edouard Boubat, Michèle Moreau, Marc Devade, Chantal Brabanchon, Hossein Zenderoudi, Yadollah Royaï, Nacer Khemir).

1992
Regards, Académie Royale des Beaux-Arts de Bruxelles, Brussels, March 11th - April 7th, (Christian Bonnefoi, Alain Degrange, Marc Devade, Jean-Louis Gerbaud, Bernard Joubert, Jean-Yves Langlois, Pierre Mathey).
Support /Surface, Musée d'Art Moderne, Tel-Aviv, ( Arnal, Bioulès, Cane, Devade, Dolla, Pagès, Pincemin, Saytour, Viallat), en anglais et en hébreu, textes d'Yves Aupetitallot, Jean Beauffet, Bernard Ceysson et Nahema Guralnik.

1991
Supports/Surfaces : 1966 - 1974, Musée d'Art Moderne de Saint-Étienne, March 15th - May 31rst, (Arnal, Bioulès, Cane, Devade, Dezeuze, Dolla, Grand, Pagès, Pincemin, Saytour, Valensi, Viallat), writings by Yves Aupetitallot, Jean Beauffet and Bernard Ceysson.

1986
La fin des années 60: d'une contestation l'autre, Centre d'Art Contemporain, Abbaye Saint-André, Meymac, July 6th - September 28th, (Arnal, Bioulès, Buraglio, Cane, Devade, Dezeuze, Dolla, Grand, Jaccard, Meurice, Pagès, Pincemin, Rouan, Saytour, Valensi, Viallat).

1984
Supports/Surfaces : 1966 - 1974 , Musée d'Art Moderne de Saint-Étienne, 1984, (Arnal, Bioulès, Buraglio, Cane, Devade, Dezeuze, Dolla, Grand, Jaccard, Meurice, Pagès, Pincemin, Rouan, Saytour, Valensi, Viallat).

1981
Futur corps passés : 12345678 peintres, (Arnal, Bioulès, Cane, Devade, Dezeuze, Dolla, Valensi, Viallat), Montpellier, juillet-septembre 1981, exhibition catalogue.

1979
Tendances de l'Art en France 1968 - 1978/79 - I, Musée d'Art Moderne de la Ville, ARC, Paris, 1979, writings by Suzanne Pagé and Marcelin Pleynet.

1978
« La Natura dell'Arte », XXXVIII Venice Biennale, Italy, July 2nd - December 15th.
Daniel Templon, Dix ans, Paris, October 7th - November 16th, writings by Catherine Millet.

1977
10ème Biennale de Paris, Musée d'Art Moderne de la Ville, ARC, Paris, 1977.
Bilder ohne Bilder, Rheinisches Landesmuseum, Bonn, Germany (R.F.A), December 8 - January 8 1978, (Cane, Devade), writings by Giulio Carlo Argan, Gabriele Honnef-Haling, Marcelin Pleynet and Filiberto Menna.

1976
I colori della Pittura, Istituto Italo Latino-Americano, Roma, Italy, July 8 - September 10th, (Cane, Devade, Dolla, Valensi, Viallat),writings by Giulio Carlo Argan and Italo Mussa.

1975
Analitische Malerei, (Devade, Dolla, Viallat), Galerie La Bertesca-Masnata, Düsseldorf, Germany, June, travelling exhibition (Düsseldorf, Genoa, Milano), writings by Klaus Honnef and Catherine Millet.

1974
Daniel Templon, l'art au présent, Festival d'Automne, Palais Galliera, Paris, October - November, (Cane, Devade, Meurice, Valensi, Griffa, Barré, Mosset, Titus-Carmel, etc.), writings by Matthieu Bénézet, Gervais Jassaud and writings by the artists (Cane, Devade, Meurice, Valensi).

1973
La Riflessione sulla pittura, 7ème Rassegna Internazionale d'Arte, Acireale, Italy, September 29th - October 15th, (Cane, Devade, Viallat), writings by Filiberto Menna, Italo Mussa and Tommaso Trini.

1971
Supports/Surfaces : art et prospective, Cité Universitaire Internationale, Paris, April 19th - May 8, (Bioulès, Cane, Dezeuze, Saytour, Valensi, Viallat / Guest artists : Arnal, Cane, Dolla and Pincemin).
Supports/Surfaces, 7ème Biennale de Paris, September 1971, (Arnal, Bioulès, Cane, Devade, Dezeuze, Pincemin), group exhibition « Peinture, cahiers théoriques ».

1970
Cent artistes dans la ville, Musée du travail, Montpellier, May 5th - 20th, writings by Pierre Gaudibert, Jacques Lepage and writings by the artists, (Anderson, Arnal, Bioulès, Cane, Devade, Dezeuze, Dolla, Pagès, Pincemin, Rouan, Saytour, Valensi, Viallat).
Supports/Surfaces, Musée d'Art Moderne de la Ville, ARC, Paris, September 23rd - October 15th, writings by Bioulès, Cane, Devade, Saytour, Valensi, Viallat, (Marc Devade : « Note pour la théorie matérialiste de la pratique picturale », [August 1970]).


Public Collections Catalogues

Collections du FRAC Ile-de-France, catalogue/CD Rom, Paris, Réunion des Musées Nationaux, September 2001.
Catherine MILLET, « Marc Devade », Catalogue des acquisitions du F.N.A.C 1990, Paris, 1991, pp. 36-37.
Catalogue des acquisitions du FRAC Ile-de-France 1985-1991, Paris, 1991.
Cécile DEBRAY, « Marc Devade », in Agnès de la BEAUMELLE et Nadine POUILLON, La collection du Musée National d'Art Moderne - Acquisitions 1986-1996, vol. 2, Paris, ed. Centre Pompidou, page 122.
FRAC Auvergne, acquisitions 1985-1989.
FRAM-PACA, 6 années d'acquisitions, 1982-1987, p. 140.
Acquisitions du FRAC Ile-de-France, catalogue, Orangerie du Luxembourg, Paris, 1985, page 43.
Chefs d'œuvres du Musée d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, Paris, coédition Paris-Musées et Société des Amis du Musée d'Art Moderne, 1985, pp. 112, 176 and 185.


General Literature

2006
Stéphanie Jamet-Chavigny, LA NAISSANCE DE SUPPORTS/SURFACES OU LA FIN ANNONCÉE DE L'AVANT-GARDE, in CRITIQUE D'ART, N°28 - Fall 2006.

2000
Marie-Hélène DAMPERAT, Supports/Surfaces, 1966-1974, Centre Interdisciplinaire d'Études et de Recherches sur l'Expression Contemporaine, Université de Saint-Étienne, 2000.

1999
Giovanni JOPPOLO, Le matièrisme dans la peinture des années 1980, Éd. L'Harmattan, Paris, 1999.

1995
Catherine MILLET, Le critique d'art s'expose, Coed. Jacqueline Chambon - Centre National des Arts Plastiques, Paris, June 1995, reed. May 2001.

1992
Marie-Odile AUVRAY-ALOUIS, « Marc Devade et la possibilité des plus grands risques », in Du bruit des choses, convention 1991/1992, École Régionale des Beaux-Arts de Nantes, Université Paris X - Nanterre, Paris, 1992.
Groupe 70 et Supports/Surfaces, Éléments d'un dialogue, Art-Transit/Ateliers Municipaux d'artistes, Marseille, 1992.

1991
Marie-Hélène GRINFEDER, Les années Supports/Surfaces : 1965-1990, ed. Herscher, Paris, 1991.

1990
Camille SAINT-JACQUES, Marc Devade, écrits théoriques, n° 2, ed. Lettres Modernes-Minard, Coll. Archives d'art contemporain n° 3, Paris, 1990.

1989
ENSB-A, Groupes, mouvements, tendances de l'art contemporain depuis 1945, ed. ENSB-A, Paris, 1989.
Camille SAINT-JACQUES, Marc Devade, écrits théoriques, n° 1, ed. Lettres Modernes-Minard, Coll. Archives d'art contemporain n° 3, Paris, 1989.

1988
Marcelin PLEYNET, Michel RAGON, L'art Abstrait : 1970-1987, vol. 5, ed. Maeght, 1988.

1987
Catherine MILLET, L'art contemporain en France, ed. Flammarion, 1987, (3rd reed. 1994).

1986
Camille SAINT-JACQUES, Marc Devade, peintre théoricien, ed. Lettres Modernes-Minard, Coll. Archives d'art contemporain n°2, Paris, 1986.

1983
Jean-Marc POINSOT, Supports-Surfaces, Paris, ed. Limages 2, Coll. Mise au point sur l'art actuel n° 1, 1983.

1982
Paul RODGERS, The subject of painting, a selection of nine contemporary painters working in France, (Bishop, Cane, Devade, Hantaï, Nivollet, Reigl, Thiolat, Viallat), ed. Museum of Modern Art, Oxford, 1982.

1981
Marcelin PLEYNET, « Entretien avec Marc Devade », foreword Philippe SOLLERS, in Marc Devade, Peintures 1979/1981, ed. Peinture, Paris, 1981.

1975
Marcelin PLEYNET, « Le paradoxe du peintre », Galerie Piltzer, Paris, 1975. Also in Marc Devade, cat. expo., Galerie Quadrum, Lisboa, 1976. Reed. in Art et Littérature, ed. Seuil, Coll. Tel Quel, Paris, 1977, pp. 515-525 ; and in Opus International, n° 61-62, Paris, 1977. Extracts in 10ème Biennale de Paris, exhibition catalogue, September 1977.

1974
Anne TRONCHE, Hervé GLOAGUEN, L'art actuel en France, ed. André Balland, Paris, 1974.

1971
Marcelin PLEYNET, « Rites de passages », in Marc Devade - Peintures (novembre 1967-avril1970), Paris, Galerie Le Haut Pavé, April 14th - May 4th 1970. Reed. in L'enseignement de la peinture, ed. Seuil, Coll. Tel Quel, Paris, 1971, pp. 212-216, (reed. Mazzota, Milan, 1974)

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