Europe After the Rain. Dada and Surrealism - ACE066.8

1978. Europe After the Rain. Dada and Surrealism - ACE066.8.

TitleEurope After the Rain. Dada and Surrealism - ACE066.8
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In00:54:01
Out01:05:19
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British Movietone News item, Liberation of Paris (1944); commentary points out that friends and colleagues of the exiled Surrealists had joined the Resistance. Photograph of Breton. Photograph of Jean-Paul Sartre, who, like many others who had stayed in France, was scornful of the Surrealists. Photograph of Tzara, a veteran of the Resistance, quoted on Surrealism having been "absent from this war". Photograph of the Surrealists. Quotation over about lack of engagement with the Occupation of a Surrealist magazine published in New York. Sculptures by Arp from the 1950s and 1960s. VO quotes Arp’s view of former Dada colleagues who, he believes, have lost their individuality. Sound poems by Schwitters over collage including London route 52 11d bus ticket (Zd 6823) with 1950s housewife and bits of red/white checkered tiled floor. Photographs of Schwitters (1944, by his son, Ernst), now in England; a Merz collage. Details of the Merzbarn, only partly completed at the time of Schwitters’s death in 1948. Film of Schwitters talking about Dada foretelling its own death. Photographs of Ernst, expelled from the Surrealists for accepting the 1954 Venice Biennale painting prize. Ernst interviewed by Roland Penrose (BBCTV 1961), talks about trying to see both the inner and the outer worlds; his VO over collages and paintings by Ernst, including The Robing of the Bride; details from The Temptation of St. Anthony and The Eye of Silence. Ernst’s self portrait from his Friends’ Reunion; interview continues. Photographs of Dali, "written out of the Surrealist movement by André Breton"; The Temptation of St. Anthony (1946); Breton’s words over with Dali’s retort that he is not a Surrealist but Surrealism; Dali’s self portrait in The Ecumenical Council (1960). The Christ of St. John of the Cross (1951). The Discovery of America by Christopher Columbus (1958-1959). Newsreel item, Salvador Dali, Atomic Artist, showing him (black and white) with The Madonna of Port Lligat (1950) and The Christ of St. John of the Cross; Raphaelesque Head Exploding (1951).

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