Douce Violence by Pierre et Gilles 
Hardcover; 104 pages
Galeire Jerome De Noirmont
1.3 pounds; 7 x 9 inches
"Douce Violence" by the famed Pierre & Gilles is a specially produced "catalogue" (it is actually a hardcover book) on the occasion of an exhibition of their work at the Galerie Jérôme de Noirmont, Paris. Edition limited to 3,000 copies. Featuring work exclusively from 1997 and 1998, this fantastical portraits and constructions reveal a darker side of the French duo, as outlined in the English translation of the essay by critic Catherine Francblin. An engaging collection that delves deeper into this otherworldly realm of glittering mythic figures.