Revue de l'Art actuel. Art et Architecture actuels / Presentday Art and Architecture.
Five issues as Bulletin bimestriel, by Galerie Arnaud, preceeded the actual start in November 1953: No. 2: lino by R. Lapoujade, and by C. Maussion inside; No. 3: lino by Carrade on cover and by Koenig inside; contribs. by Seuphor, Max Ackermann, Le Corneur, Kalinowski; handwritten note on backcover; No. 4/5: lino by Bertini and by Navarro and Enard inside. Then the actual periodical started as 'Revue de l'art actuel': Directed by J. R. Arnaud. Articles, features and documentation on modern and avant-garde art movements (in particular lyrical- abstract) in France as well as in other European countries and in the United States (e.g. Special issue Regard sur l'art américain, nov./dec, 1956). Contributors include R.-V. Gindertael, Michel Ragon, Herta Wescher (reporting on German art), Dore Ashton (contacts with the USA), Michel Seuphor, Pierre Restany (in particular for Italy), Gilles Plazy, Daniel Abadie, Maiten Bouisset, Pierre Cabanne, Jean-Jacques Lévêque, André Wogenecky, etc. In the first years colourful linographed and lithographed (later serigraphy) covers with work of: Deyrolle, Edg. Pillet, Manolis Calliyannis, Schneider, Jean Milo, Hartung, Legrand, Dumitresco, Corneille, Prassinos, Sugai, Ben Nicholson, Arp, Bertrand, Olson, Goebel, Carrade, Fichet, Mathieu, etc.