During the 1930’s Surrealism expanded outside Paris. Despite defections, internal discord and excommunications, Breton’s genius at spotting and recruiting talent, plus major exhibitions held in London and New York meant Surrealism had become a truly global movement. Continue reading
Man Ray’s fine piece of Surrealist provocation Homage to D.A.F De Sade combines eroticism with blasphemy. The photograph is a knowing nod to De Sade’s proclivities while the inverted cross is a reference to De Sade’s ferocious anti-clericalism.