D'ALESSANDRO, STEPHANIE. Surrealism Beyond Borders. 368 pages, including 325 color plates. 4to, cloth. New Haven, Yale University Press, 2021.
This book traces Surrealism's impact and legacy from the 1920s to the late 1970s in places such as Colombia, Czechoslovakia, Egypt, Japan, Mexico, the Philippines, Romania, Syria, Thailand, and Turkey. Illustrated with more than 300 works of art by both well-known figures-including Dalí, Ernst, Kahlo, Magritte, and Miró-and numerous underrepresented artists. Contributions from more than 40 distinguished international scholars explore themes such as the channels used to transmit ideas; artists' responses to the challenges of political oppression, social unrest, and the effects of colonialism; and experiences of displacement and exile in the twentieth century.
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