First papers of Surrealism
Hanging by André Breton, his twine Marcel Duchamp 14 October-7 November 1942
Author André BretonWith Robert MotherwellIllustrated by Alexander Calder, Leonora Carrington, Marc Chagall, Max Ernst, David Hare, André Masson, Roberto Echauren Matta, Kurt Seligmann, Yves TanguyCover design by Marcel DuchampPreface by Sidney Janis
Catalogue of the First Papers of Surrealism exhibition held at the Whitelaw Reid Mansion from 7 to 14 November 1942.
Printed on coated paper and designed by André Breton, this catalogue is illustrated with numerous reproductions by Chirico, Duchamp, Ernst, Masson, Matta, Tanguy, etc.
Wonderful cover by Marcel Duchamp consisting of the reproduction of a piece of gruyère on the inside front cover and, on the front cover, of genuine perforations corresponding to the mark of pistol shots fired at the wall of Kurt Seligmann’s property near New York.
Exhibition- Paris, Musée national d'art moderne - Centre Georges Pompidou, André Breton, la beauté convulsive, 1991
- Paris, Musée national d'art moderne - Centre Georges Pompidou, André Breton, la beauté convulsive, 1991, rep.p. 350
|Date of publication||1942|
Merci à la galerie 1900-2000 pour les images.
|Illustrations||reproductions en noir|
|Copyright||© ADAGP, Paris, 2013|
|Breton Auction, 2003||Lot 516|
|Keywords||Exhibitions, New York, Surrealism|
|Categories||Catalogues, books on art, artist's books, Books, Catalogs, Journals|
|Exhibitions||First papers of Surrealism , André Breton, La Beauté convulsive|