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—"Under this mask, another mask; I will never finish removing all these faces"
1894 — 1954
What do you want from me?, 1928
October 25, 1894
December 8, 1954
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Radical Queer Artists
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Studies for a keepsake
I am in training, don't kiss me
What do you want from me?
The Claude Cahun, Self Portrait
Trauma and displacement birth surrealism
Tackling abstraction at 75
Look at me
Art for the people, people for the state
The artists of
André Breton — A psychiatrist releases his mind and invents Surrealism
Man Ray — Humor, sex, and a new camera
Giorgio de Chirico — Enchanted space in the city of Nietzsche
Leonora Carrington — "I'm not anyone's muse"
Frida Kahlo — The exquisite agony of self-portraits
Salvador Dalí — So much more than a mustache
Pablo Picasso — The man who ate the world's art
Méret Oppenheim — "X = an Orange Rabbit"
Max Ernst — Trauma and displacement birth surrealism
Kay Sage — "I have built an ivory tower of despair"
Robert Motherwell — Painting as experience
Claude Cahun — "Under this mask, another mask; I will never finish removing all these faces"
Francis Bacon — The never-ending scream
Nemesio Antúnez — Strange angles
Bodo — Many souls to save
Wifredo Lam — Hallucinating figures
Milena Pavlović-Barili — The unblinking gaze of fashion
Ülo Ilmar Sooster — A bad time to be an artist in the Baltics
Leonor Fini — The brilliant bisexual cat-lady of surrealism
Dorothea Tanning — Exploring the strange world of dreams
Remedios Varo — The unconscious mind and a horsehair brush