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Description

A series of photo booth photographs taken circa 1929, used by André Breton to frame Magritte’s painting, I Do Not See the Woman Hidden in the Forest.

Ten prints (some with several portraits on the same film strip).These photographs were part of the photo booth photography used by André Breton to frame Magritte’s painting, I Do Not See the Woman Hidden in the Forest, reproduced in The Surrealist Revolution, No. 12, December 15, 1929. Pictured among others: André Breton, Yves Tanguy, Max Ernst, Paul Éluard, Suzanne Muzard. From left to right, and top to bottom, the montage pictured the portraits of the following individuals with their eyes closed: Alexandre, Aragon, Breton, Buñuel, Caupenne, Dalì, Éluard, Ernst, Fournier, Goemans, Magritte, Nougé, Sadoul, Tanguy, Thirion, Valentin. [Auction catalogue, 2003]

 

Exhibition

- Paris, Musée national d'art moderne - Centre Georges Pompidou, André Breton, la beauté convulsive, 1991 (images 1 et 3)

 

Bibliography

La Révolution surréaliste n° 12, Paris, 15 décembre 1929, rep.s.p. (reproduction partielle avec un tableau de Magritte)
- Paris, Musée national d'art moderne - Centre Georges Pompidou, André Breton, la beauté convulsive, 1991, rep.p. 193 (images 1 et 3)

Creation datevers 1929
LanguagesFrench
Reference4232004
Breton Auction, 2003Lot 5262
Keywords, , ,
Categories1924-1930
Set[Journal] La Révolution surréaliste
Permanent linkhttps://www.andrebreton.fr/en/work/56600100590730

See also

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Portrait of Paul Éluard

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Photographic portrait of Paul Éluard circa 1927, attributed to Man Ray but which was taken by a photo booth.