Art (general) - Quantity: 2
|Object:||Book (More lots)|
|Number of Books:||2|
|Author/ Illustrator:||André Breton (sous la direction)|
|Book Title:||Exposition internationale du surréalisme & Dictionnaire abrégé du surréalisme|
|Publication year oldest item:||1938|
1) Catalogue of the Exposition Internationale du Surréalisme: January-February 1938. Thin octavo softcover, 8 pages listing the 229 pieces exhibited.
The title page announces: The ‘organizers of the exhibition’ are André Breton and Paul Éluard; the ‘arbitrator generator’ Marcel Duchamp assisted by Claude Le Gentil; the advisors are Salvador Dali, Max Ernst, Man Ray and Wolgang Paalen. etc.
Condition: light general yellowing of the paper.
2) Dictionnaire abrégé du surréalisme - Paris, Galerie Beaux-Arts, 1938 - octavo; 24 x 15.5 cm
Paperback, original wrapper of Yves Tanguy
First edition published by the fine arts gallery on the occasion of the international exhibition of surrealism. Abundantly illustrated with many photographic reproductions of paintings and surrealist documents, some taken from Man Ray. Dictionary of which the definitions were drafted by Aragon, Hans Arp, Antonin Artaud, Hans Bellmer, André Breton, Dali, Desnos, Marcel Duchamp, Eluard, Man Ray, Picasso, Tzara, etc.
Condition: worn spine with small lack, slightly faded cover, otherwise very good condition
Rare set in good condition.
Remember that the international exhibition of surrealism was a landmark in the history of the surrealist movement and beyond, in the history of exhibitions. Indeed it is iconic because it was intended to make the exhibition space a total work of art. It was during this event, bringing together more than 200 works by 60 artists from 14 countries, that was exhibited the famous installation of Dali ‘The rainy Taxi’, placed near the entrance, while the central hall was designed by Marcel Duchamp with a ceiling where hung 1200 coal bags.
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