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Pacific Dreams: Currents of Surrealism and Fantasy in California Art, 1934-1957 / Edited by Susan Ehrlich.

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ISBN 10: 0943739187 / ISBN 13: 9780943739182
Published by UCLA at the Armand Hammer Museum of Art and Cultural Center, University of California, Los Angeles,, Los Angeles, California, 1995
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Exhibition catalogue. 208 p. 203 ill. (25 color). Catalogue of 138 works by thirty-six artists and photographers. Foreword by Henry T. Hopkins; title essay by Susan Ehrlich; "Alternate Currents: Surreality in California Photography" by Terence Pitts; "Spellbound: Surrealism and California Experimental Cinema" by Lucy Fischer; essays with biographical notes on the artists by various contributors; bibliography, p. 198-205. Bookseller Inventory # 027554

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Title: Pacific Dreams: Currents of Surrealism and ...

Publisher: UCLA at the Armand Hammer Museum of Art and Cultural Center, University of California, Los Angeles,, Los Angeles, California

Publication Date: 1995

Binding: Original Wraps

Book Condition:Fine

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Pacific Dreams: Currents of Surrealism and Fantasy in California Art, 1934-1957 [Sep 01, 1995] Ehrlich, Susan ... 0943739187


Surrealism and art developments in California from 1934-57 are charted in a history based on the biographies of selected California artists. Samples of each artists’ works accompany the biographical facts and descriptions of their achievements, including some critical assessments. A fine key to understanding Surrealist art developments and underlying influences upon California art. -- Midwest Book Review

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