xiv, 270 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm
HMSG copy purchased with funds from the S. Dillon Ripley Endowment.
HMSG copy 39088016876302 purchased with funds from the S. Dillon Ripley Endowment.
Introduction : the curatorial avant-garde -- Breaking the silence -- Denouncing de Chirico -- Colonists by vocation -- The tactile turn -- The artist as dealer -- Conclusion : looking back on Adorno
"Explores the emergence of an amateur class of curators in France between the world wars. Focuses on the Surrealist writers and artists who developed an alternative curatorial practice to that pursued by the community of professionally trained curators and exclusive art dealers"--Provided by publisher.