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The curatorial avant-garde : surrealism and exhibition practice in France, 1925-1941 / Adam Jolles

Catalog Data

Author:
Jolles, Adam  Search this
Physical description:
xiv, 270 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Place:
France
Date:
2013
20th century
Notes:
HMSG copy purchased with funds from the S. Dillon Ripley Endowment.
HMSG copy 39088016876302 purchased with funds from the S. Dillon Ripley Endowment.
Contents:
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
Summary:
"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.
Topic:
Surrealism--History  Search this
Art, Modern--Exhibitions--History  Search this
Curatorship--History  Search this
Art museum curators--History  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1023950