Surrealism And The Sacred: Power, Eros, And The Occult In Modern Art
From archaic fetishism, found objects, dream images and free association, Surrealist artists and writers – such as Giorgio de Chirico, Max Ernst, Salvador Dali, Meret Oppenheim and Wolfgang Paalen – transformed the ordinary into the extraordinary by deliberately evoking the ambivalence of sacred power. Surrealism and the Sacred traces the conflict between the secular and s...more
Hardcover, 312 pages
Published April 14th 2002 by Basic Books
(first published 2002)
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