Surrealism offers a comprehensive survey of the 20th-century's longest lasting art movement. Edited by Mary Ann Caws, it reveals the link between Surrealist art and writing, including the startling work of artists such as André Breton, Dalí, Duchamp, Magritte and Man Ray.
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No. of Pages 207
No. of Illustrations Throughout
Dimensions 29 x 25cm
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SKU 02083560

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A darker side of reality is explored in Surrealism, a resplendently illustrated overview of four decades of subversion.
The Times

This abridged edition, edited by Mary Ann Caws, begins with André Breton in France in 1924 and explores how Surrealism then spread globally, influencing artists as well as cinema, advertising and the media.

Artists investigated include Eileen Agar, Jean Arp, Antonin Artaud, Hans Bellmer, Jacques-André Boiffard, Brassaï, Victor Brauner, André Breton, Jacques Brunius, Luis Buñuel, Claude Cahun, Leonora Carrington, Giorgio de Chirico, Joseph Cornell, Salvdor Dalí, Paul Delvaux, Oscar Domínguez, Marcel Duchamp, Nusch Eluard, Max Ernst, Léonor Fini, Esteban Francés, Wilhelm Freddie, Alberto Giacometti, Arshile Gorky, Jindrich Heisler, Geores Hugnet, Valentine Hugo, Marcel Jean, Frida Kahlo, André Kertész, Frederick Kiesler, Greta Knutson-Tzara, Wifredo Lam, Jacqueline Lamba, Len Lye, Dora Maar, F.E. McWilliam, René Magritte, Man Ray, André Masson, Roberto Matta, Henri Michaux, Lee Miller, Joan Miró, Pierre Molinier, Henry Moore, Max Morise, Paul Nougé, Gordon Onslow Ford, Meret Oppenheim, Wolfgang Paalen, Roger Parry, Roland Penrose, Pablo Picasso, Kay Sage, Kurt Seligmann, Jindrich Styrsky, Maurice Tabard, Yves Tanguy, Dorothea Tanning, Toyen, Tristan Tzara, Raoul Ubac and Remedios Varo.

Mary Ann Caws is Distinguished Professor of Comparative Literature, English and French at the City University of New York with numerous publications on surrealist and modernist art and literature,

208 pages with 255 illustrations.