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history of Surrealist painting

Marcel Jean

history of Surrealist painting

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Published by Weidenfeld and Nicolson in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Originally published: Paris, E ditions du Seuil, 1959.

Statementby Marcel Jean ; with the collaboration of Arpad Mezei ; translated from the French bySimon Watson Taylor.
ContributionsMezei, Arpad.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13760459M


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About this Item: Grove Press, Inc, New York, Hardcover. Black and decorated cloth, BW pictorial dust jacket with several diecuts and mylar cover; pp., BW illus.

and 36 color illus. "Covers the complete creative history of surrealist art. This book should turn up in all serious collections on 20th century art."—Publishers Weekly, starred review From Dada to the Automatists, and from Max Ernst to André Breton, Gérard Durozoi here provides the most comprehensive history of the Surrealist by: "With its unprecedented depth and range, this massive new history of Surrealism from veteran French philosopher and art critic Durozoi will be the one-volume standard for years to come The book discusses expertly the main surrealist artists like Jean Arp, Max Ernst, René Magritte, Yves Tanguy, Salvador Dalí and Joan Miró, but also treats with considerable understanding.

For me it is the most comprehensive and authorative book written on the subject of Surrealist Painting. Marcel Jean tells it from an insider point of view. A must have reference for any serious scholar on the subject. Read more. Helpful. Comment Report abuse.

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