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A Surrealist Bookshelf

A Surrealist Bookshelf

Founding Surrealist André Breton defined Surrealism as “pure psychic automatism, by which an attempt is made to express, either verbally, in writing or in any other manner, the true functioning of thought. The dictation of thought, in the absence of all control by reason, excluding any aesthetic or moral preoccupation.” To these supra-rational ends, the Surrealist artists and poets pioneered and developed new techniques that ramified across all of the arts, from poetry to painting to cinema. This library collects some of the most essential texts and surveys on the movement.

A Surrealist Bookshelf





Surrealism: Recommended Reading List of Books & Catalogs

The Hearing Trumpet
The Hearing Trumpet
EXACT CHANGE

Pbk, 6 x 8 in. / 224 pgs. | 2/2/2004 | Awaiting stock
ISBN 9781878972194 | $15.95


Surrealism in Paris
Surrealism in Paris
HATJE CANTZ

Hbk, 9.75 x 12.25 in. / 290 pgs / 304 color. | 1/31/2012 | In stock
ISBN 9783775731614 | $75.00


The Cabinet of Jan Svankmajer
The Cabinet of Jan Svankmajer
MODERNE KUNST NüRNBERG

Clth, 8.25 x 9.25 in. / 240 pgs / 160 color. | 4/30/2012 | Not available
ISBN 9783869842561 | $55.00


Alan Glass
Alan Glass
TURNER

Clth, 9.75 x 13 in. / 340 pgs / 350 color. | 6/30/2012 | In stock
ISBN 9788475069913 | $50.00


Paris Peasant
Paris Peasant
EXACT CHANGE

Pbk, 6 x 8 in. / 228 pgs. | 9/30/2011 | Awaiting stock
ISBN 9781878972101 | $15.95


Double Solitaire: The Surreal Worlds of Kay Sage and Yves Tanguy
Double Solitaire: The Surreal Worlds of Kay Sage and Yves Tanguy
THE KATONAH MUSEUM OF ART/THE MINT MUSEUM

Flexi, 8 x 11 in. / 104 pgs / 69 color / 19 bw. | 8/31/2011 | Awaiting stock
ISBN 9780983194217 | $40.00


Surreal Objects
Surreal Objects
HATJE CANTZ

Hbk, 9.5 x 11.75 in. / 288 pgs / 230 color. | 5/31/2011 | Not available
ISBN 9783775727693 | $60.00


The Leg of Lamb
The Leg of Lamb
WAKEFIELD PRESS

Pbk, 6 x 9 in. / 201 pgs / 4 bw. | 4/30/2011 | In stock
ISBN 9780984115532 | $17.95


Maldoror & The Complete Works of The Comte De Lautréamont
Maldoror & The Complete Works of The Comte De Lautréamont
EXACT CHANGE

Pbk, 6 x 8 in. / 352 pgs. | 4/30/2010 | In stock
ISBN 9781878972125 | $17.95


Unica Zürn: Alben
Unica Zürn: Alben
BRINKMANN & BOSE

Hbk, 8.75 x 11.5 in. / 336 pgs / 300 color / Edition of 800 copies. | 6/30/2010 | In stock
ISBN 9783940048066 | $195.00


Man Ray: Unconcerned But Not Indifferent
Man Ray: Unconcerned But Not Indifferent
LA FáBRICA

Clth, 9 x 11 in. / 392 pgs / 85 color / 249 bw. | 12/31/2009 | Not available
ISBN 9788496466807 | $65.00


Magritte: Attempting the Impossible
Magritte: Attempting the Impossible
D.A.P./DISTRIBUTED ART PUBLISHERS, INC.

Hbk, 10.5 x 13 in. / 336 pgs / 400 color. | 6/30/2009 | In stock
ISBN 9781933045931 | $85.00


Marcel Duchamp: Works, Writings, Interviews
Marcel Duchamp: Works, Writings, Interviews
POLIGRAFA

Hbk, 8.75 x 11.25 in. / 160 pgs / 120 color. | 10/31/2009 | Awaiting stock
ISBN 9788434311985 | $45.00


Max Ernst: Dream and Revolution
Max Ernst: Dream and Revolution
HATJE CANTZ

Hbk, 8.75 x 11.25 in. / 256 pgs / 218 color / 70 bw. | 2/1/2009 | Not available
ISBN 9783775722353 | $60.00


Joan Miró: Painting and Anti-Painting 1927-1937
Joan Miró: Painting and Anti-Painting 1927-1937
THE MUSEUM OF MODERN ART, NEW YORK

Hbk, 8 x 11 in. / 242 pgs / 200 color. | 11/1/2008 | Awaiting stock
ISBN 9780870707346 | $50.00


Dark Spring
Dark Spring
EXACT CHANGE

Paperback, 6 x 8 in. / 128 pgs. | 10/1/2008 | In stock
ISBN 9781878972309 | $13.95


Hans Arp: Die Natur der Dinge
Hans Arp: Die Natur der Dinge
RICHTER VERLAG

Hardback, 8.75 x 11 in. / 236 pgs / 103 color / 20 bw. | 2/1/2008 | In stock
ISBN 9783937572741 | $95.00


Dalí & Film
Dalí & Film
THE MUSEUM OF MODERN ART, NEW YORK

Clothbound, 9.75 x 11.5 in. / 238 pgs / 110 color / 65 bw. | 12/15/2007 | Awaiting stock
ISBN 9780870707308 | $60.00


Last Nights Of Paris
Last Nights Of Paris
EXACT CHANGE

Paperback, 6 x 8 in. / 192 pgs. | 1/15/2008 | Awaiting stock
ISBN 9781878972057 | $13.95


Joseph Cornell's Dreams
Joseph Cornell's Dreams
EXACT CHANGE

Paperback, 6 x 8 in. / 160 pgs. | 6/15/2007 | In stock
ISBN 9781878972415 | $15.95


Utopia Parkway: The Life And Work Of Joseph Cornell
Utopia Parkway: The Life And Work Of Joseph Cornell
MFA PUBLICATIONS

Paperback, 6.25 x 9.25 in. / 448 pgs / 59 bw. | 11/2/2004 | In stock
ISBN 9780878466849 | $23.50


Oui: The Paranoid-Critical Revolution
Oui: The Paranoid-Critical Revolution
EXACT CHANGE

Paperback, 6 x 8 in. / 192 pgs. | 10/2/2004 | In stock
ISBN 9781878972224 | $13.95


Meret Oppenheim: From Breakfast In Fur And Back Again
Meret Oppenheim: From Breakfast In Fur And Back Again
KERBER

Hardcover, 8.5 x 10.5 in. / 256 pgs / 232 color / 50 bw. | 3/2/2004 | Awaiting stock
ISBN 9783936646290 | $35.00


Hebdomeros & Other Writngs
Hebdomeros & Other Writngs
EXACT CHANGE

Paperback, 6 x 8 in. / 280 pgs. | 2/2/2004 | In stock
ISBN 9781878972064 | $17.95


The Adventures Of Telemachus
The Adventures Of Telemachus
EXACT CHANGE

Paperback, 6 x 8 in. / 144 pgs. | 2/2/2004 | In stock
ISBN 9781878972231 | $13.95


André Breton: Surrealism And Painting
André Breton: Surrealism And Painting
MFA PUBLICATIONS

Paperback, 8.25 x 10.5 in. / 448 pgs / 34 bw. | 9/2/2002 | In stock
ISBN 9780878466283 | $29.95






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