Modern Art: Dada and Surrealism

Slide 1: Marcel Duchamp, Bicycle Wheel (1913).

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Slide 2: Jean Arp, Earth Forms (1917).
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Slide 3: Photograph of First International Dada Fair, Berlin 1920.
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Slide 4: André Breton, Automatic Writing (photomontage, 1938).
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Slide 5: Man Ray, photograph of the Surrealists, c. 1922.
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Slide 6: Man Ray, photograph of trance session, c.1923.
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Photograph by Man Ray. Titled ‘Waking Dream Seance’, this photograph was reproduced in vignette form on the cover of ‘La revolution surrealiste’ (1 December 1924). Desnos is officiating at the ‘centrale surrealiste’.

Back (from left to right): Max Morise, Roger Vitrac, Jacques Boiffard, Andre Breton, Paul Eluard, Pierre Naville, Giorgio de Chirico, Phillipe Soupault

Front: Simone Collinet-Breton, Robert Desnos, Jacques Baron

Slide 7: Robert Desnos, The Death of Morise (1922).(image not found)

Slide 8: Max Ernst, The Meeting of Friends (1922).(image not found)

Slide 9: André Masson, Automatic Drawing (1924).
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Slide 10: André Masson, Nudes and Architecture (1924).
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Slide 11: Cover of La Revolution surrealiste, no.1, December 1924.
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Cover of the first issue of ‘La Revolution surrealiste’, December 1924. The test under the image states, ‘We must arrive at a new declaration of rights of man’.

Slide 12: André Masson, Two Skulls (oil and sand, 1926-7).(image not found)

Slide 13: Joan Miró, The Cry (1925).
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Slide 14: Joan Miró, 48 (1927).
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Slide 15: Max Ernst, The Horde (1927).
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Slide 16: Max Ernst, The Great Forest (1927).
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Slide 17: Max Ernst, The Seer (1934).(image not found)

Slide 18: Yves Tanguy, The Ribbon of Excess (1932).
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Slide 19: Yves Tanguy, Sleeping Woman (1927).
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Slide 20: René Magritte, The Rape (1934).
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Slide 21: René Magritte, The Explanation (1952).
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Slide 22: Salvador Dali, William Tell (1930).
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Slide 23: Salvador Dali, The First Days of Spring (1929).
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Slide 24: Méret Oppenheim, Fur Cup, Spoon, and Saucer (1936).
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Slide 25: Wolfgang Paalen, Articulated Cloud (1936).(image not found)

Slide 26: Photograph of Exhibition of Surrealist Objects, galerie Charles Ratton, Paris 1936
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‘International Surrealist Exhibition’, New Burlington Galleries, London, 1936. Standing left to right: Rupert Lee, Ruthven Todd, Salvador Dalí, Paul Eluard, Roland Penrose, Herbert Read, E.L.T. Mesens, George Reavey and Hugh Sykes Williams. Seated left to right: Diana Brinton Lee, Nusch Eluard, Eileen Agar, Sheila Legge and an unidentified friend of Dalí.

Slide 27: Matta, Inscape (Psychological Morphology no. 104, 1939).
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Slide 28: Matta, The Earth is a Man (1942).
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Slide 29: Matta, Here Sir Fire, Eat (1942).
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Slide 30: Max Ernst, Europe After the Rain (1940-42).
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Slide 31: Max Ernst,…sur le plan de la physique (ink on paper, 1943).(image not found)

Slide 32: Jackson Pollock, Cathedral (1947).
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