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Thus Breton and the other Surrealists could have met him, though they did not; it
is not known when they first went to Hauterives, but the Palais Ideal immediately
became one of the sacred spots of the Surrealist world. Max Ernst made a ...
no wonder Sade had such an appeal to the Surrealists, who were also atheists,
blasphemers, and traitors to their class, the bourgeoisie. Their tributes to Sade
were frequent, and their blasphemous tone - as in Man Ray's Monument to
D. A. F. ...
The idea that innocence is a renewable resource is the peculiar delusion of
Surrealist-influenced criticism as well as art. It is the last echo of a Romantic
fantasy which has recurred in Paris since the eighteenth century, but has now lost
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - dbsovereign - LibraryThing
Wonderful pictures - some even full page! Nice overview of the last hundred years or so of art (through the 1980s) -- wow, and to think I've lived through about thirty years of this...(!). Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - jcbrunner - LibraryThing
Coming late to the party, this tie-in to an early 1980s TV documentary series, I both like reading his poignant and wide-ranging introduction to 20th century art (that remains very wedded to the 19th ... Read full review