Centennial of Surrealism

Centennial of Surrealism

In 1924 in Paris two versions of a surrealist manifesto were published by Andre Breton and Yvan Goll. They represented competing factions.  Breton, the more aggressive leader eclipsed Goll who is now forgotten. On the occasion of its centennial we look back at one of...
There’s No Surrealism Without Dada

There’s No Surrealism Without Dada

Like everything in life, Dada is useless.  Dada is without pretension, as life should be.  Within days of each other, in 1924, two surrealist manifestos, by Andre Breton and Yvan Goll were published. Breton later wrote a second in 1929, publishing it the following...