Tag Archives: Paul Eluard

An Abstract mask of the concrete: subconscious cache

It is a fact that nearly everybody, even the least observant person , has a precise, albeit mistaken, idea of what they look like. As a rule, they are dissatisfied with nature’s product. They may be unsympathetic to their reflection … Continue reading

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AS SURREAL AS YOU CAN FEEL:Wrong Moon Fever

Barking up the wrong moon? It would be more exact to say that through surrealism, Joan Miro discovered himself. It was as if he suddenly had heard spoken aloud the thoughts he had not even dared to formulate in silence. … Continue reading

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CHANCE MEETING: COLLAGE OF THE INVERTED OEDIPUS

Chance. A roll of the dice within that casino located in that vast structure of ┬áthe human mind. The roulette wheel stops, the cards are flipped, the chips rise and fall.Chance is what arises from that volatile unpredictable mix of … Continue reading

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MAXED OUT ON DADA: AVOIDING THE DEGENERACY OF GAINFUL EMPLOYMENT

”…it becomes obvious that Max Ernst’s brilliant accomplishment consisted of having developed a syntax by which the employment of this found material could be controlled. For all their independence from traditional artistic techniques and the imitation of nature, it is … Continue reading

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