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Surrealism: Desire Unbound
The surrealist leader Andr� Breton described desire as the "only master that man must recognize." One of surrealism's defining themes, desire was expressed variously in Dali's charged landscapes, Mir�'s lyric abstractions, and Bellmer's unsettling nudes. Influenced by Freud, the surrealists saw sexual desire as a path to self-knowledge--"a theatre of provocations and prohi ...more
Paperback, 349 pages
Published March 20th 2005 by Princeton University Press
(first published November 1st 2001)
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Cited in Angels of Anarchy: Women Artists and Surrealism
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