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Another World: Dal!, Magritte, Miro and the Surrealists
Another World: Dal!, Magritte, Miro and the Surrealists
by Patrick Elliott
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This catalogue, the first of the Gallery's Dada and Surrealist holdings, reproduces and catalogues more than 100 of the best works.... (read more)

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Manifestoes of Surrealism
Manifestoes of Surrealism
by Andre Breton
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Andre Breton discusses the meaning, aims, and political position of the Surrealist movement.... (read more)

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Arts in the 20's
Arts in the 20's
by Roberto Papini
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Appeals to collectors in a broad range of disciplines and specializations: architecture, design, furniture, metalwork, jewelery, ceramics, glass, lace, embroidery, and antiques. An exquisite, heavily-illustrated comprehensive document of the impressive... (read more)

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Cubism (25)
Cubism (25)
by A Gantefuhrer Trier
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As you'll find out in this guide to the fundamentals of cubism, there is more to the genre than its most famous proponent. Cubism -- often identified by flattened, geometric shapes, overlapping, simplified forms and fragmented spatial planes -- was quite... (read more)

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Nexus New York: Latin/American Artists in the Modern Metropolis
Nexus New York: Latin/American Artists in the Modern Metropolis
by Deborah Cullen
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Between 1900 and 1942, New York City was the site of extraordinary creative exchange where artists could share ideas in a global context. The swiftly changing urban landscape before and between the World Wars inspired the erosion of artistic boundaries... (read more)

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Surrealism (World of Art)
Surrealism (World of Art)
by Patrick Waldberg
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The character of Surrealism had been crystallizing over the previous five years when, in 1924, Andre Breton's Manifeste du Surrealisme defined the word. As conceived in those early days it was not so much a formal movement as a spiritual orientation... (read more)

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Fauvism (World of Art)
Fauvism (World of Art)
by Sarah Whitfield
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An absorbing reappraisal of Les Fauves--their ideas, paintings and the critical response to their works.... (read more)

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Babylon: Surreal Babies
Babylon: Surreal Babies
by James Birch
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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... (read more)

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The Blue Rider: A Dance in Colours: Watercolours, Drawings and Graphic Arts from the Lenbachhaus Munich
The Blue Rider: A Dance in Colours: Watercolours, Drawings and Graphic Arts from the Lenbachhaus Munich
by Helmut Friedel
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Active in Germany in the years leading up to World War I, the Blue Rider was a collective of artists, cofounded by Wassily Kandinsky, that was a key influence on Expressionism. This volume offers a highly illustrated tour through the large... (read more)

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Making It New: The Art and Style of Sara and Gerald Murphy
Making It New: The Art and Style of Sara and Gerald Murphy
by Deborah Rothschild
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"Gerald and Sara Murphy took Paris by storm in the 1920s, inserting themselves into the avant-garde circles of dance, music, and art. Lively and engaging, Making It New sheds new light on the European fascination with the Murphys and provides key... (read more)

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Surrealism and the Occult: Shamanism, Magic, Alchemy, and the Birth of an Artist Movement
Surrealism and the Occult: Shamanism, Magic, Alchemy, and the Birth of an Artist Movement
by Nadia Choucha
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An art historian shows how many surrealists and their predecessors were steeped in magical ideas that were expressed in their art: the sorcery of Dali, the alchemy of Picasso, the Theosophy of Kandinsky, and the shamanism of Ernst and Carrington. ... (read more)

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Russian and Soviet Views of Modern Western Art, 1890s to Mid-1930s (Documents of Twentieth-Century Art)
Russian and Soviet Views of Modern Western Art, 1890s to Mid-1930s (Documents of Twentieth-Century Art)
by Ilia Dorontchenkov
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From the first Modernist exhibitions in the late 1890s to the Soviet rupture with the West in the mid-1930s, Russian artists and writers came into wide contact with modern European art and ideas. Introducing a wealth of little-known material set in an... (read more)

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Industrial Sublime: Modernism and the Transformation of New York's Rivers, 1900-1940
Industrial Sublime: Modernism and the Transformation of New York's Rivers, 1900-1940
by Kirsten Jensen
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It was not until the first decade of the twentieth century, as artists like Robert Henri and John Sloan turned their attention to the urban scene, that American art shifted its focus from bucolic landscapes to the cities, the towns, the crowds... (read more)

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Cubism: Colour Library (Phaidon Colour Library)
Cubism: Colour Library (Phaidon Colour Library)
by Philip Cooper
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The series has always been highly regarded for its insight and authority, providing an invaluable introduction to key artists and movements in art history. Each volume contains an introductory essay, forty-eight full-page colour plates, accompanied by... (read more)

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Dadaism (25)
Dadaism (25)
by Dietmar Elger
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A precursor to Surrealism, the Dada movement stressed the absurd and unpredictable, the illogical and chaotic, lashing out against traditional aesthetics. This work shows how the movement's participants dared viewers to expand their notions of art.... (read more)

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Cubism & Twentieth Century Art
Cubism & Twentieth Century Art
by Robert Rosenblum
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This reissue brings back into print a timeless classic on one of the most important movements in Modern art. Art historian Robert Rosenblum brilliantly clarifies the language of Cubism and offers a penetrating analysis of its role in the creation of the... (read more)

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Drawing Surrealism
Drawing Surrealism
by Leslie Jones
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Drawing, often considered a minor art, was central to Surrealism from the very beginning. Automatic drawing, exquisite cadavers, and frottage are just a few of the techniques invented by Surrealists as means to tap into the subconscious realm. While... (read more)

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Modern Antiquity: Picasso, de Chirico, Leger, Picabia
Modern Antiquity: Picasso, de Chirico, Leger, Picabia
by Christopher Green
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An unlikely episode in the history of European Modernism is the alliance between the avant-garde and the antique forged by artists of impeccable radical credentials. This book focuses on the reinventions and transformations of antiquity in the work of... (read more)

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Exquisite Corpse: Surrealism and the Black Dahlia Murder
Exquisite Corpse: Surrealism and the Black Dahlia Murder
by Mark Nelson and Sarah Hudson Bayliss
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Presenting the most compelling explanation yet for the bizarre nature of the Black Dahlia murder, this volume includes never-before published crime-scene photographs and links the alleged killer to a vast array of influential people.... (read more)

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Surrealism and Modernism: From the Collection of the Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art
Surrealism and Modernism: From the Collection of the Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art
by Eric Zafran
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 130-134) and index.... (read more)

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