Surrealism and the Visual Arts: Theory and Reception

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This 2005 study traces the development of Surrealist theory of visual art and its reception, from the birth of Surrealism to its institutionalization in the mid-1930s. Situating Surrealist art theory in its theoretical and discursive contexts, Kim Grant demonstrates the complex interplay between Surrealism and contemporary art criticism. She examines the challenge to Surrealist art raised by the magazine Cahiers d'Art, which promoted a group of young painters dedicated to a liberated and poetic painting process that was in ...

Surrealism and the Visual Arts: Theory and Reception 2016, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, England

ISBN-13: 9780521836555

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Surrealism and the Visual Arts: Theory and Reception 2011, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9781107403345

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