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Published: 24 June 2004

208 Pages | 29 figures

ISBN: 9780192802545

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Dada and Surrealism: A Very Short Introduction

David Hopkins

Very Short Introductions

  • Discusses work by well-known artists such as Magritte, Dali, Duchamp, and Man Ray
  • Explores Dada and Surrealism's obsession with sexuality, fetishism, and shock tactics
  • Examines the many debates surrounding these movements, including the Marquis de Sade's position as a Surrealist deity, attitudes towards the city, the impact of Freud, and attitudes to women
  • Covers Zurich, New York, Berlin, Cologne, Barcelona, Paris, London, and recently discovered examples in Eastern Europe

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