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The Spirit of Surrealism

Henning, Edward B.; Cleveland Museum of Art

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ISBN 10: 0910386528 / ISBN 13: 9780910386524
Published by Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, 1979
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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Cloth in mylar protected dust-jacket. 186 pp., illustrated by 24 colour plates and 101 b/w Illustrations. This book presents the complex, creative, social and aesthetic theory of Surrealism in a way that clearly defines how its spirit and techniques have been adapted by the new arts of cinema and photography. A clean, tight copy Size: Small Quarto. Bookseller Inventory # 001552

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Title: The Spirit of Surrealism

Publisher: Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland

Publication Date: 1979

Binding: Cloth

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine

Edition: First Edition.

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For Surrealists the overriding concern of the creative act was to combine the objective and subjective experience of reality into one all-encompassing view transcending the logical and rational. The French word surrealisme translates literally as "above reality." This reach for what lies beyond sensory reality is the essence of surrealism, and that essence is revealed in this book. Not merely another historical survey of this significant cultural and art historical phenomenon, this book is an examination of the spirit of what became one of the two major traditions of early twentieth-century art.

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