Genesis of A Revolution

Book - 2009
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"Arriving with a bang on the post World-War I scene, the Surrealists proclaimed a revolution of thought and creation insisting on breaking away from the past and a world that had been left in ruins. This refusal to integrate into bourgeois society was also a leitmotiv of the Dada movement, a rebellious trait that led André Breton to say that Dadaism was a 'machine that ran at full steam but hadn't anticipated how it would continue to feed itself', because it hadn't thought to come up with new perspectives. It was this comment that gave birth to Surrealism. The Surrealists frequently collaborated with Dada artists on intellectual levels for which exclusivity had often become the general rule..."--P. [4] of cover.
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Parkstone Press International, c2009.
ISBN: 9781859950180
Call Number: 709.0406 BRODSKAYA
Characteristics: 255 p. : col. ill. ; 33 cm.
Subjects: Ernst, Max, 1891-1976.
Tanguy, Yves, 1900-1955.
Miró, Joan, 1893-1983.
Masson, André, 1896-1987.
Magritte, René, 1898-1967.
Dalí, Salvador, 1904-1989.
Delvaux, Paul.
Surrealism -- Pictorial works.
Surrealist artists -- Biography.
Arts, Modern -- 20th century.


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