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Surreal things : Surrealism and design

Author: Ghislaine Wood; Victoria and Albert Museum.; Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen (Rotterdam, Netherlands); Museo Guggenheim Bilbao.
Publisher: London : V&A Publications, 2007.
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Surrealism, one of the influential movements of the 20th century, had a profound impact on all forms of culture. Containing over 350 illustrations, this book examines its impact in the wider fields  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Exhibition catalogs
Exhibitions
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Victoria and Albert Museum.
Surreal things.
London : V&A Publications, 2007
(OCoLC)665226799
Named Person: Jean Arp; André Breton; Claude Cahun; Giorgio de Chirico; Salvador Dalí; Marcel Duchamp; Paul Éluard; Alberto Giacometti; René Magritte; Joan Miró; Isamu Noguchi; Man Ray
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ghislaine Wood; Victoria and Albert Museum.; Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen (Rotterdam, Netherlands); Museo Guggenheim Bilbao.
ISBN: 9781851775002 1851775005 9781851775019 1851775013
OCLC Number: 76798904
Notes: Catalog of an exhibition held at the Victoria and Albert Museum, London, Mar.29-July 22, 2007, the Museum Boijmans van Beuningen, Rotterdam, Sept. 29, 2007-Jan. 6, 2008, and the Museo Guggenheim Bilbao, Mar. 3-Sept. 7, 2008.
Description: 362 p. : col. ill. ; 29 cm.
Contents: Surreal things: making 'the fantastic real' / Ghislaine Wood --
I: Surrealism and the material world --
The uncommon object: surrealist concepts and categories for the material world / Ulrich Lehmann --
The Illusory interior / Ghislaine Wood --
Nature made strange / Jennifer Mundy --
The shapes of life: biomorphism and American design / Ghislaine Wood --
Black materialism: surrealism faces the commercial world / Krzysztof Fijalkowski --
Displaying the body: surrealism's geography of pleasure / Alyce Mahon --
Fashion and surrealism / Dilys Blum --
The surrealist (sub-)version of advertising / Georges Roque --
Shocking: surrealism and fashion now / Thimo Te Duits --
II: Artist-designers --
Jean-Michel Frank: the surrealist interior / Pierre-Emmanuel Martin-Vivier --
Edward James, architect of surrealism / Sharon-Michi Kusunoki --
Dali's jewellery / Ghislaine Wood --
Joan Miro and ceramics / Paul Greenhalgh --
Post-war American textiles / Dilys Blum --
III: Surreal things --
45 object entries / Alexander Klar, Thimo Te Duits and Ghislaine Wood.
Responsibility: edited by Ghislaine Wood.

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