America Fantastica: Art, Literature, and the Surrealist Legacy in Experimental Publishing, 1938–1968
November 6, 2006–January 22, 2007
The Lewis B. and Dorothy Cullman Education and Research Building, Mezzanine
This installation, drawn from the Library of The Museum of Modern Art, presents a sampling of mid-twentieth-century Surrealist-inspired artist's journals and books published in the Americas. It features work created by exiled European Surrealists and sympathetic Americans during the World War II era, as well as artist-run magazines from the 1950s and 1960s that drew on Surrealist publishing practices.
Organized by May Castleberry, Editor, Contemporary Editions, Library Council of The Museum of Modern Art.
Support provided by The Contemporary Arts Council of The Museum of Modern Art.
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