The Colour of My Dreams: The Surrealist Revolution in Art


Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, 2011
Hardcover, 336pp, full color
ISBN: 1895442877

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A thematic history of the Surrealist movement, addressing the work of its major artists, including Hans Bellmer, Andre Breton, Joseph Cornell, Salvador Dali, Max Ernst, Alberto Giacometti, Rene Magritte, Man Ray, Andre Masson, Lee Miller, Joan Miro and Yves Tanguy, and its diverse mediums: painting, sculpture, collage, drawing, box construction, film and photography. In addition to the comprehensive survey of the Surrealist movement, the book will also include an examination of the relationship between Surrealist artists and Northwest Coast art. This book is sumptuously illustrated with 120 colour reproductions, and features a major essay by acclaimed Surrealist art scholar and guest curator Dawn Ades, as well as contributions by other leading scholars in North America and Europe.