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Title La cause est entendue / Suzan Allen ... [and 15 others] ; surréalistes-révolutionnaires de Belgique: Marcel Arents ... [and 16 others].
Publisher/Date [Paris] : [publisher not identified], [1947]
Description 1 broadside ; 44 x 27 cm
Barcode Location Call Number Vol./Copy Status Information
 300500949  MoMA Offsite Special Collections Flat  N6494.S8 C38 1947    AVAILABLE
Note "La surréalisme sera ce qu'il n'est plus. A Paris, le 1er juillet 1947."
Summary "After a few mimeographed accounts and a Manifesto which appears in the Breton archives, the revolutionary Surrealists launch on July 1st, 1947 the leaflet "The cause is heard", which responds to Breton's leaflet entitled "Inaugural rupture". The poet affirmed the freedom of art vis-à-vis any partisan politics, and the vocation of surrealism to discover a "new myth"; the leaflet of his opponents particularly attacks this interest in myth and magic, which is expressed in the exhibition Surrealism in 1947. Inaugurated on July 7, the exhibition is a success, but attacks continue during the summer, until Roger Vailland takes over in the fall with Surrealism against the revolution. [site André Breton Workshop, 2005]"-- Automated translation at the Andre Breton website (viewed on February 1, 2019)
Note Forms part of: the Museum of Modern Art Library's Eluard Dausse Surrealist collection.
LC subject Surrealism -- France.
Surrealism -- Belgium.
Other subject Surrealism.
Other author Allen, Suzan.
Arents, Marcel.
WorldCat no. 52916924

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