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Product Description: Flaubert believed that great paintings required no words of explanation. But, as Barnes notes, it is a rare picture that stuns, or argues, us into silence. And when this does happen, we feel compelled to explain the very silence into which we have been plunged...read more

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9781101874783 | Alfred a Knopf Inc, October 6, 2015, cover price $30.00 | About this edition: An extraordinary collection—hawk-eyed and understanding—from the Man Booker Prize–winning, best-selling author of The Sense of an Ending and Levels of Life.

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9781101873373 | Reprint edition (Vintage Books, June 6, 2017), cover price $15.00 | About this edition: Flaubert believed that great paintings required no words of explanation.
9780425132326, titled "Tankwar V: Firefight" | Berkley Pub Group, February 1, 1992, cover price $3.99 | also contains Tankwar V: Firefight | About this edition: Captain Max Tag and his team, No Slack Too, take a short vacation to prime themselves for action, then embark on what seems to be an easy mission in Mongolia, but when things get out of hand, they unleash their most deadly weapon.

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Product Description: Not only does contemporary art have a history, but all works of art were once contemporary to the artist and culture that produced them.Contemporary art in the early twenty-first century is often discussed as if the very idea of art that is contemporary is new...read more

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9780262135085 | Mit Pr, February 15, 2013, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: Not only does contemporary art have a history, but all works of art were once contemporary to the artist and culture that produced them.

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9780262528931 | Reprint edition (Mit Pr, February 12, 2016), cover price $30.95 | About this edition: Not only does contemporary art have a history, but all works of art were once contemporary to the artist and culture that produced them.

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Product Description: Kristine Stiles has played a vital role in establishing trauma studies within the humanities. A formidable force in the art world, Stiles examines the significance of traumatic experiences both in the individual lives and works of artists and in contemporary international cultures since World War II...read more

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9780226774510 | Univ of Chicago Pr, March 21, 2016, cover price $100.00 | About this edition: Kristine Stiles has played a vital role in establishing trauma studies within the humanities.

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9780226774534 | Univ of Chicago Pr, March 21, 2016, cover price $39.00 | About this edition: Kristine Stiles has played a vital role in establishing trauma studies within the humanities.

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Product Description: The tender roots of Modern Art can be seen in the wild sea paintings of Turner, as early as the mid 19th Century, but it took the Impressionists and the Pre-Raphaelites to break the elite classical mode, until the final blows were dealt in the early 1900s by Kandinsky, Klee and Picasso...read more
By Fran Lloyd (foreword by) and Rosalind Ormiston

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9781783616107 | Flame Tree Pub, October 6, 2015, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: The tender roots of Modern Art can be seen in the wild sea paintings of Turner, as early as the mid 19th Century, but it took the Impressionists and the Pre-Raphaelites to break the elite classical mode, until the final blows were dealt in the early 1900s by Kandinsky, Klee and Picasso.

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Product Description: Paul Klee experienced his 1914 trip to Tunisia as a major breakthrough for his art: “Color and I are one,” he famously wrote. “I am a painter.” Kandinsky and Klee in Tunisia sets the scene for Klee’s breakthrough with a close study of the parallel voyage undertaken in 1904–5 by Wassily Kandinsky and Gabriele Münter, who would later become Klee's friends...read more

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9780520283657 | Univ of California Pr, August 18, 2015, cover price $49.95 | About this edition: Paul Klee experienced his 1914 trip to Tunisia as a major breakthrough for his art: “Color and I are one,” he famously wrote.

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Product Description: Charting over 45 years of feminist debate on the significance of gender in the making and understanding of art, the long-anticipated new edition of Feminism-Art-Theory has been extensively updated and reworked.  Completely revised, retaining only one-third of the texts of the earlier edition, with all other material being new inclusions Brings together 88 revealing texts from North America, Europe and Australasia, juxtaposing writings from artists and activists with those of academics Embraces a broad range of threads and perspectives, from diverse national and global approaches, lesbian and queer theory, and postmodernism, to education and aesthetics Includes many classic texts, but is particularly notable for its inclusion of rare and significant material not reprinted elsewhere Provides a uniquely flexible resource for study and research due to its scale and structure; each of the seven sections focuses on a specific area of debate, with texts arranged chronologically in order to show how issues and arguments developed over time...read more

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9781118360606 | 2 edition (Blackwell Pub, April 20, 2015), cover price $120.00 | About this edition: Charting over 45 years of feminist debate on the significance of gender in the making and understanding of art, the long-anticipated new edition of Feminism-Art-Theory has been extensively updated and reworked.

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Product Description: Charting over 45 years of feminist debate on the significance ofgender in the making and understanding of art, the long-anticipatednew edition of Feminism-Art-Theory has been extensivelyupdated and reworked. Completely revised, retaining only one-third of the texts ofthe earlier edition, with all other material being newinclusionsBrings together 88 revealing texts from North America, Europeand Australasia, juxtaposing writings from artists and activistswith those of academicsEmbraces a broad range of threads and perspectives, fromdiverse national and global approaches, lesbian and queer theory,and postmodernism, to education and aestheticsIncludes many classic texts, but is particularly notable forits inclusion of rare and significant material not reprintedelsewhereProvides a uniquely flexible resource for study and researchdue to its scale and structure; each of the seven sections focuseson a specific area of debate, with texts arranged chronologicallyin order to show how issues and arguments developed over tim...read more
By Hilary Robinson (editor)

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9780444413161, titled "Groundwater Pollution: Theory, Methodology, Modelling, and Practical Rules" | Elsevier Science Ltd, November 1, 1975, cover price $142.50 | also contains Groundwater Pollution: Theory, Methodology, Modelling, and Practical Rules

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9781118360590, titled "Feminism-Art-Theory: An Anthology 1968 - 2014" | 2 edition (Blackwell Pub, April 20, 2015), cover price $59.95 | About this edition: Charting over 45 years of feminist debate on the significance ofgender in the making and understanding of art, the long-anticipatednew edition of Feminism-Art-Theory has been extensivelyupdated and reworked.
9780415129305, titled "British Cultural Studies: An Introduction" | 2nd edition (Routledge, September 1, 1996), cover price $23.95 | also contains British Cultural Studies: An Introduction | About this edition: British Cultural Studies is a comprehensive introduction to the British tradition of cultural studies.

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Product Description: The purpose of art, the Paris-trained artist Amrita Sher-Gil wrote in 1936, is to "create the forms of the future” by “draw[ing] its inspiration from the present.” Through art, new worlds can be imagined into existence as artists cultivate forms of belonging and networks of association that oppose colonialist and nationalist norms...read more

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9780520283671 | Univ of California Pr, May 2, 2015, cover price $60.00 | About this edition: The purpose of art, the Paris-trained artist Amrita Sher-Gil wrote in 1936, is to "create the forms of the future” by “draw[ing] its inspiration from the present.
9780385325547, titled "Tick Tock" | Doubleday, April 1, 1998, cover price $20.01 | also contains Tick Tock | About this edition: Clocks play a prominent role in the busy day that a hedgehog, duck, elephant, and pig spend with Uncle John.

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Product Description: Now available in a new edition, this sumptuous volume explores key aspects of Art Nouveau―decorative arts, architecture, fashion, dance, advertising, and more―with an in-depth approach and stunning illustrations. The Art Nouveau movement became an international phenomenon at the beginning of the twentieth century that ushered in the era of modernity in almost every aspect of cultural life...read more

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9783791381558 | Prestel Pub, April 14, 2015, cover price $49.95 | About this edition: Now available in a new edition, this sumptuous volume explores key aspects of Art Nouveau―decorative arts, architecture, fashion, dance, advertising, and more―with an in-depth approach and stunning illustrations.
9783791345420 | Prestel Pub, September 26, 2011, cover price $75.00 | About this edition: This sumptuous volume explores key aspects of Art Nouveau—decorative arts, architecture, fashion, dance, advertising, and more—with an in-depth approach and stunning illustrations.

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Product Description: FIRST IN A NEW SERIES! "When she's not dreaming up irresistible dessert bars for her Minneapolis treatery, Bar None, Charity "Chase" Oliver is running after her cat, Quincy--a tubby tabby with a gift for sniffing out edibles. But what happens when this cat burglar leads Chase to the scene of a real crime?" The jig is up for Chase's adorable plus-size cat, Quincy...read more

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9781410478269 | Large print edition (Wheeler Pub Inc, April 15, 2015), cover price $25.99 | About this edition: FIRST IN A NEW SERIES!
9780425267424 | Berkley Pub Group, September 2, 2014, cover price $7.99 | About this edition: FIRST IN A NEW SERIES!
9780416370904, titled "A Theory of Parody: The Teachings of Twentieth-Century Art Forms" | Methuen, April 1, 1985, cover price $13.95 | also contains A Theory of Parody: The Teachings of Twentieth-Century Art Forms | About this edition: Looks at works of modern literature, visual art, music, film, theater, and architecture to arrive at an assessment of what parody is and what it does.

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Product Description: Jewish art and visual culture―art made by Jews about Jews―in modern diasporic settings is the subject of Looking Jewish. Carol Zemel focuses on particular artists and cultural figures in interwar Eastern Europe and postwar America who blended Jewishness and mainstream modernism to create a diasporic art, one that transcends dominant national traditions...read more

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9780253005984 | Indiana Univ Pr, June 29, 2015, cover price $45.00 | About this edition: Jewish art and visual culture―art made by Jews about Jews―in modern diasporic settings is the subject of Looking Jewish.

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Product Description: Circa 1960, artists working at the margins of the international art world breached the frame of canvas painting and ruptured the institutional frame of art. Members of the Brazilian Neoconcrete group, such as Hélio Oiticica and Lygia Clark, and their counterparts in Japan, such as Akasegawa Genpei and the Kansai-based Gutai Art Association, challenged the boundaries between art and non-art, between fiction and reality, between visual artwork and its discursive frame...read more

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9780520282438 | Univ of California Pr, December 12, 2014, cover price $65.00 | About this edition: Circa 1960, artists working at the margins of the international art world breached the frame of canvas painting and ruptured the institutional frame of art.

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Product Description: “A welcome publication covering a period in art history not yet properly documented.” ―Choice This intelligently argued overview is invaluable for the way in which it reveals and makes coherent sense of the often-bewildering diversity of styles, forms, media, techniques, and agendas that proliferate in contemporary art...read more

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9780500204245 | 3 edition (Thames & Hudson, November 12, 2014), cover price $21.95 | About this edition: “A welcome publication covering a period in art history not yet properly documented.
9780500203514 | 2 sub edition (Thames & Hudson, May 1, 2002), cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Art today may seem perplexing at first with its divergent styles, forms, practices, media, and agendas.
9780500202982 | Thames & Hudson, July 1, 1997, cover price $14.95 | also contains C - How to Program Plus + Myprogramminglab With Pearson Etext Access Card | About this edition: During the past forty years, profound and multifarious changes have taken place in art: stylistic divergence has become the prevailing characteristic.

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Product Description: Art Since 1980 holds up a mirror to our society while charting the story of art in contemporary global culture. With over 300 pictures of painting, photography, sculpture, installation, performance and video art, we are led on a fascinating journey via the individuals and communities who have shaped world art...read more

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9781780672809 | Laurence King Pub, August 4, 2014, cover price $39.05 | About this edition: Art Since 1980 holds up a mirror to our society while charting the story of art in contemporary global culture.
9780205935567 | Prentice Hall, September 16, 2013, cover price $93.00 | About this edition:   Examines contemporary art from its roots to the present day Art Since 1980: Charting the Contemporary presents a chronological survey from the late 20th century into the early 21st century.
9780553580167, titled "The Gemini Man" | Bantam Books, March 1, 1999, cover price $6.50 | also contains The Gemini Man | About this edition: When Brian Newman, a ruthless and brilliant Army commando, returns home from a deadly mission in Russia and undertakes his own hidden agenda, he leaves his military and psychiatric observers to ponder the possibility that he is no longer even human

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Product Description: Tracing the identification of art with sexual expression or repression, from the era of the rights movements to the present.It has been argued, most notably in psychoanalytic and modernist art discourse, that the production of works of art is fundamentally driven by sexual desire...read more
By Amelia Jones (editor)

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9780262526579 | Mit Pr, August 15, 2014, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Tracing the identification of art with sexual expression or repression, from the era of the rights movements to the present.

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Product Description: A lively and deeply researched group biography of the vibrant figures who invented modernist art in bohemian Paris at the dawn of the twentieth century   When the young Pablo Picasso first arrived in Paris in 1900, the most progressive young artists all lived and worked in the seedy hillside quarter of Montmartre, in the shade of the old windmills...read more

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9781594204951 | Penguin Pr, April 21, 2015, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: A lively and deeply researched group biography of the figures who transformed the world of art in bohemian Paris in the first decade of the twentieth century In Montmartre is a colorful history of the birth of Modernist art as it arose from one of the most astonishing collections of artistic talent ever assembled.
9781905490868, titled "In Montmartre: Picasso, Matisse and Modernism in Paris, 1900-1910" | Gardners Books, July 31, 2014, cover price $33.35

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9780143108122 | Penguin USA, April 19, 2016, cover price $18.00 | About this edition: A lively and deeply researched group biography of the vibrant figures who invented modernist art in bohemian Paris at the dawn of the twentieth century   When the young Pablo Picasso first arrived in Paris in 1900, the most progressive young artists all lived and worked in the seedy hillside quarter of Montmartre, in the shade of the old windmills.
9780373351640, titled "El Major Ragalo" | Harlequin Books, November 1, 1996, cover price $3.50 | also contains El Major Ragalo

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Product Description: When Constructivism emerged shortly after the Russian Revolution, its central principles concerned structure and efficiency in the work of art and the nature and properties of materials. In a series of eight essays, Brandon Taylor examines the origins of these principles and their extraordinary consequences for the rest of modern art...read more

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9780300195774 | Yale Univ Pr, May 20, 2014, cover price $65.00 | About this edition: When Constructivism emerged shortly after the Russian Revolution, its central principles concerned structure and efficiency in the work of art and the nature and properties of materials.

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Product Description: Today, the moving image is ubiquitous in global contemporary art. The first book to tell the story of the postwar expanded cinema that inspired this omnipresence, Between the Black Box and the White Cube travels back to the 1950s and 1960s, when the rise of television caused movie theaters to lose their monopoly over the moving image, leading cinema to be installed directly alongside other forms of modern art...read more

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9780226842981 | Univ of Chicago Pr, February 27, 2014, cover price $90.00 | About this edition: Today, the moving image is ubiquitous in global contemporary art.

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9780226842998 | Univ of Chicago Pr, February 27, 2014, cover price $30.00 | About this edition: Today, the moving image is ubiquitous in global contemporary art.

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Product Description: Since the fall of the Wall, Berlin has become a mecca for exceptional artists who have innovative approaches. Today, both up-and-coming and established artists have made Berlin their place of residence. Who are these creative artists who are working in Berlin as painters, illustrators, sculptors, concept artists, and photographers, and are giving the city the distinction of being the centre of the art world? Christoph Tannert is the exhibition organiser for the Künstlerhaus Bethanien, a well-known international cultural centre in Berlin, and a man who knows the Berlin art scene well...read more

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9783938100998 | Bilingual edition (Becker Josest Volk Verlag, October 1, 2014), cover price $79.99 | About this edition: Since the fall of the Wall, Berlin has become a mecca for exceptional artists who have innovative approaches.

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Product Description: From his influential fax drawings that give the viewer a glimpse into Chihuly's process, to the compelling works in graphite, charcoal, and acrylic, Chihuly Drawings captures the dynamic energy of the artist's works on paper. This new book is published in coordination with the March 2015 opening of the Chihuly Drawings exhibition at the Museum of Glass in Tacoma, Washington, the first to survey Chihuly's multifaceted approach to this medium...read more
By Nathan Kernan (contributor)

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9781576840436 | Chihuly Workshop, February 1, 2014, cover price $45.00 | About this edition: From his influential fax drawings that give the viewer a glimpse into Chihuly's process, to the compelling works in graphite, charcoal, and acrylic, Chihuly Drawings captures the dynamic energy of the artist's works on paper.

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Product Description: The Graphic Art of the Underground: A Countercultural History takes the reader on a dazzling journey through the visual art and design of alternative and youth cultures from the 1950s to the present day.Ian Lowey and Suzy Prince's compelling account draws upon the work of an array of artistic figures – many of whose lives have proved as colourful as their work – such as Ed 'Big Daddy' Roth, Kenny 'Von Dutch' Howard, Robert Williams, Robert Crumb, Martin Sharp, Jamie Reid, Linder Sterling, Gee Vaucher, Winston Smith, Barney Bubbles, Mark Ryden, Shag, Camille Rose Garcia, Marion Peck and Pete Fowler among numerous others...read more

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9780857858184, titled "The Graphic Art of the Underground: A Countercultural History" | Ava Pub, November 20, 2014, cover price $40.00 | About this edition: The Graphic Art of the Underground: A Countercultural History takes the reader on a dazzling journey through the visual art and design of alternative and youth cultures from the 1950s to the present day.

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Product Description: Inspired by the idea of the wunderkammer―“wonder-room” or “cabinet of curiosities”―that originated during the Renaissance, world-renowned architects Tod Williams and Billie Tsien invited 35 celebrated architects and designers from around the world to create their own wunderkammers, filling boxes with objects that inspire them...read more

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9780300197983 | Yale Univ Pr, December 10, 2013, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: Inspired by the idea of the wunderkammer―“wonder-room” or “cabinet of curiosities”―that originated during the Renaissance, world-renowned architects Tod Williams and Billie Tsien invited 35 celebrated architects and designers from around the world to create their own wunderkammers, filling boxes with objects that inspire them.

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Product Description: Bold and engaging predictions of which artists and artworks from the past two decades will endure through their power to question, provoke, and inspire Just as Picasso’s Guernica or Gericault’s Raft of the Medusa survive as powerful cultural documents of their time, there will be works from our own era that will endure for generations to come...read more

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9780500239070 | Thames & Hudson, November 4, 2013, cover price $50.00 | About this edition: Bold and engaging predictions of which artists and artworks from the past two decades will endure through their power to question, provoke, and inspire Just as Picasso’s Guernica or Gericault’s Raft of the Medusa survive as powerful cultural documents of their time, there will be works from our own era that will endure for generations to come.

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Product Description: At the end of the nineteenth century and beginning of the twentieth, the Art Nouveau movement introduced a vital spirit of artistic and cultural renewal to virtually every aspect of artistic production: from paintings and graphics to advertising posters, finding its most remarkable expression in architecture, interior design, and the decorative arts...read more
By Scala Group (corporate author)

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9781566493888, titled "Art Nouveau/ Jugendstil: The Pocket Visual Encyclopedia of Art" | Mul edition (Welcome Rain, October 7, 2013), cover price $19.95 | About this edition: At the end of the nineteenth century and beginning of the twentieth, the Art Nouveau movement introduced a vital spirit of artistic and cultural renewal to virtually every aspect of artistic production: from paintings and graphics to advertising posters, finding its most remarkable expression in architecture, interior design, and the decorative arts.

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Product Description: This accessible book on the Surrealist movement features paintings, drawings, sculptures, photography, film stills, and architecture, displaying the enormous breadth and variety of Surrealism. The Surrealist movement that developed in Europe following the devastation of World War I swept energetically through all kinds of media as artists found expression in an imaginative pictorial language...read more

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9783791348438 | Prestel Pub, November 25, 2013, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: This accessible book on the Surrealist movement features paintings, drawings, sculptures, photography, film stills, and architecture, displaying the enormous breadth and variety of Surrealism.

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