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Author: Brad Finger
Publisher: Munich ; London ; New York : Prestel, [2013]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This title on the surrealist art movement features paintings, drawings, sculpture, photography, film stills, and architecture, displaying the enormous breadth and variety of Surrealism.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Brad Finger
ISBN: 9783791348438 3791348434
OCLC Number: 862078277
Notes: Includes artists' brief biographies (pages 126-141).
Description: 141 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm
Contents: Introduction --
1. The enigma of a day / Giorgio de Chirico --
2. Large glass / Marcel Duchamp --
3. Entr' acte / René Clair, Francis Picabia --
4. Harlequin's carnival / Joan Miró --
5. Danseuse / Jean Arp --
6. Détire végétale / André Masson --
7. Distortion, No 51 / André Kertész --
8. Noire et blanche [Black and white] / Man Ray --
9. He did what he wanted [Il faisait ce qu'il voulait] / Yves Tanguy --
Self-portrait / Claude Cahun --
La coquille et le clergyman [The seashell and the clergyman] / Germaine Dulac, Antonin Artaud --
12. L'étoile de mer [The starfish] / Man Ray, Robert Desnos --
13. Salicis / Francis Picabia --
14. A new way of juggling / Paul Nougé --
15. L'age d'or / Luis Buňuel, Salvador Dalí --
16. Le sang d'un poète / Jean Cocteau --
17. Beistegui apartment / Le Corbusier --
18. The persistence of memory / Salvador Dalí --
19. Composition with butterfly / Pablo Picasso --
21. Hands holding the void [The invisible object] / Alberto Giacometti --
22. Erwartung [Expectation] / Richard Delze --
23. La poupée [The doll] / Hans Bellmer --
24. Untitled [Soap bubble set] / Joseph Cornell --
25. The simulator / Dora Maar. 26. Object [Breakfast in fur] / Meret Oppenheim --
27. Untitled [Decalcomania] / Oscar Dominguez --
28. L'ange du foyer / Max Ernst --
29. Portrait of space / Lee Miller --
30. L'object du couchant [Object at sunset] / Joan Miró --
31. Self-portrait / Leonora Carrington --
32. Ciel du pieuvre [Octopus sky] / Wolfgang Paalen --
33. Cadavre exquis [Exquisite corpse] / André Breton, Jacqueline Lamda, Yves Tanguy --
34. The two Fridas / Frida Kahlo --
35. Dream of Venus Pavilion, New York World's Fair / Salvador Dalí --
36. Coeur No. 2 / George Brassaï --
37. A present for the past / Gordon Onslow Ford --
38. L'année 44 / Roberto Matta --
39. Birthday / Dorothea Tanning --
40. Sleeping Venus / Paul Delvaux --
41. St. Elmo's fire / Enrico Donati --
42. Glass fish / Alexander Calder --
43. Tomorrow is never / Kay Sage --
44. Le canard inquiétant [The disturbed duckling] / Asger Jorn --
45. The Son of Man / René Magritte --
46. Der paravent [Screen] / Toyen [Marie Čermínová] --
47. Demeure d'André Breton [House of André Breton] / Georges Malkine --
48. Untitled, Rome / Francesca Woodman --
49. Orange alternative dwarf graffiti / Waldemar "Major" Fydrych --
50. Nationale-Nederlanden Building / Frank Gehry.
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