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Original Essays | April 11, 2014

Paul Laudiero: IMG Shit Rough Draft



I was sitting in a British and Irish romantic drama class my last semester in college when the idea for Shit Rough Drafts hit me. I was working... Continue »
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Babies hatch from eggs, bubble from cauldrons, are fished from rivers, emerge in the cabbage patch, sit atop clouds, and ride in zeppelins. They play instruments, drive automobiles, fly in balloons, harvest the fields; an anarchistic world of baby heaven.

The postcards were a source of inspiration to many artists in the 1920s and '30s, in particular to both the Dadaists and the Surrealists. They were collected by Paul Éluard, André Breton, Salvador Dalí, Hannah Höch, Herbert Bayer, and Man Ray. The popular images excited inspiration in these artists because of their boundless inventiveness.

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Weird and wonderful postcards from the early 20th century – a source of inspiration to artists and collected by surrealists.

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9781904587859
Subtitle:
Surreal Babies
Author:
Birch, James
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Melly, George
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Dewi Lewis Publishing
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General-General
Edition Description:
Trade Cloth
Publication Date:
20110419
Binding:
Hardback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
150 color illustrations
Pages:
128
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9 x 6.75 in

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