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Max Ernst Dada and the dawn of Surrealism by William A. Camfield

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Published by Prestel, Distributed in the USA and Canada on behalf of Prestel by te Neues Pub. Co. in Munich, New York .
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  • Ernst, Max, -- 1891-1976 -- Criticism and interpretation.,
  • Ernst, Max, -- 1891-1976 -- Exhibitions.,
  • Dadaism -- History.,
  • Surrealism -- History.

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StatementWilliam A. Camfield ; with an introductory essay by Werner Spies ; and a preface by Walter Hopps ; [edited by Simon Haviland ; "An open-ended oeuvre" translated by John Gabriel].
ContributionsErnst, Max, 1891-1976., Spies, Werner, 1937-, Haviland, Simon., Museum of Modern Art (New York, N.Y.), Menil Collection (Houston, Tex.), Art Institute of Chicago.
The Physical Object
Pagination373 p. :
Number of Pages373
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17786860M
ISBN 10379131260X

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