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20 articles tagged "Surrealism"
The Surrealist galaxy, with all its successive dubbings and excommunications, gradually formed a large constellation of painters, photographers, poets…
Two Collections Dedicated to Michaux
Two private collections featuring Henri Michaux (1899-1984) were on offer at this sale: those of René Bertelé, the protean artist's publisher, and…
Ernst: A Suggestive Subjectivity
With this portrait, Max Ernst acclaims Leonardo da Vinci, whose treatise inspired his painting.
Joseph Sima’s Victorious Return
Fascinated by Greek mythology, the Bohemia-born painter tackled the eventful life of Theseus, while Guillaumin preferred the landscapes of the Creuse…
The Surrealist Women in the Geneviève & Jean-Paul Kahn Library
The second Surrealist chapter of this library highlights women who loved freedom, from Leonora Carrington to Remedios Varo.
The Kahn Library: Honouring Surrealism
Like causes produce like effects. This idea was confirmed by the second Kahn Library sale, punctuated by almost surrealist surprises and preemptions.…
Peruse This Season’s Sales in the “Oeuvres Choisies” Exhibition Online
A rich offering of artworks ranging from Old Masters to Surrealists and beyond, “ Oeuvres Choisies ” offers a glimpse of the sales that will pass online…
André-François Petit: A Passion for Surrealism
The Stéphane Petit estate sale boasts precious Surrealist works passed down from his father, providing an opportunity to pay tribute to a discrete…
Death of Daniel Cordier: A Resistance Hero Passionate About Art
He led a double life: a Resistance hero and a contemporary art lover. A witness to and player in the postwar market, he had a distinct bent for going…
Harnessing the Magical Powers of Leonora Carrington
British painter, writer, female Surrealist, Mexican artist and eco-feminist, these are just some of the terms used to characterize Leonora Carrington,…
A Leonora Carrington from the André-François Petit Collection
Surrealist painters were the stars here, and for once a woman, the magnificently provocative Leonora Carrington, took center stage.
Tanguy and Royère: A Winning Duo
Yves Tanguy and Jean Royère, each stars in their own field, lit up the bidding with their organic forms.
Dalí's Version of the Assumption
When the wildest of all Catalan artists reinterprets a Christian episode, it's a blast!
Surrealism’s Trailblazing Women
Their lives were bold and eventful, their travels extraordinary, their sexuality daring. Many of them wholeheartedly embraced the movement. La Gazette…
The Guerlain Estate: Spotlight on Leonor Fini and Modern Sculpture
The collector's choices, ranging from the surreal baroque of Leonor Fini's paintings to powerful 20 th century sculptures, were roundly acclaimed.…
Surrealism: A Women's Affair in the Americas and Beyond
With the approach of the Second World War, Surrealism moved across borders. In the UK and the US, women artists delved into esotericism, botany, medicine,…
Women Surrealists Part 3: Artists in Exile
After the Second World War, s urrealism continued its development, especially in North America. More worried and contemplative than their male counterparts,…
The Kaplan-Makovskis Collection: An Iconic Couple of French New Wave Cinema
These two figures, a shining couple of the French New Wave and liberated, engagé cinema, died in 2020. Their collection reflects an unconventional…
“Eileen Agar: Angel of Anarchy”
“Eileen Agar: Angel of Anarchy” presents over 100 works by the artist at Whitechapel Gallery in London, her largest survey yet.
Heiner Pietzsch, the Collector Who Gave Berlin Surrealist Art
On September 7, German art collector and patron Heiner Pietzsch died in Berlin at the age of 91.
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