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Andre Masson and his universe

M. Leiris

Andre Masson and his universe

by M. Leiris

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Published by Editions Des Trois Collines, Horizion in Geneve-Paris, London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Notes in English.

Statement(text) by M Leiris and G Limbour ; English texts translated by Douglas Cooper.
ContributionsMasson, Andre., Limbour, G.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17049330M

Buy AndrÒ® Masson And His Universe. Collection Les Grandes Peintres Et Leurs Amis. Leiris And Limbour. by Andre Masson (ISBN:) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : Andre Masson.   André Masson is one of the key figures of the Surrealist movement. His paintings, prints, drawings, and stage designs were crucial early statements about the nature of Surrealism. Like many of his generation, Masson fought in the first World War and was seriously wounded; the experience made him quite pessimistic about the possibilities of a life ruled by reason and inclined him towards the.

Andre Masson was a relatively early convert to the emerging Surrealist tendency. From , attracted by the movement's focus on Automatism in art, he produced a number of automatic pen and ink drawings, by letting his hand move rapidly over the paper, forming a web of lines out of which images began to emerge, which Masson either left alone. The Cosmic Tree. The Cosmic Tree is a universal archetype that appears in the symbolism and mythologies of countless civilisations. It represents the Axis Mundi – World Axis – that connects the physical and transcendental realms of the universe. From the giant Yggdrasil, that connected the Nine Worlds of Norse mythology, to the ‘Tree of Knowledge’ in the Garden of Eden, the motif of a Missing: Andre Masson.

L'Origine du monde ("The Origin of the World") is a picture painted in oil on canvas by the French artist Gustave Courbet in It is a close-up view of the genitals and abdomen of a naked woman, lying on a bed with legs spread. The framing of the nude body, with head, arms and lower legs outside of view, emphasizes the eroticism of the work. Acéphale, the review. Dated 24 June , the first issue was only eight pages. The cover was illustrated by André Masson with a drawing openly inspired by Leonardo da Vinci's famous drawing of Vitruvian Man, who embodies classical 's figure, however, is headless, his groin covered by a skull, and holds in his right hand a burning heart, while in his left he wields a dagger.


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André Masson and his universe by Leiris, Michel, ; Limbour, Georges,joint authorPages: the dominant characteristic of the book, and of an imaginative "universe" which M. Masson shares in kind with many of the most "creative" of his older contemporaries; it is hardly necessary to elaborate a list of names.

To Picasso and to Dali he owes, I think, a specific debt, though both his commentaries and his. Anatomy of my universe [AndreÌ Masson] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying : AndreÌ Masson. Andre Masson and the Surrealist Self highlights Masson as a psychological study, as an artist finding his undiscovered self through experimentation.

Clark V. Poling mentions several of Masson's influences. Among the pantheon of literary figures referred to are Freud, Darwin, Marquis de Sade, Sir James Frazer, Nietzsche, Bataille and Einstein.

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$ André Masson. André Masson And His Universe r trois Collines. $ The Universe. The. This painting was originally published as Le viol [The Rape] and erroneously dated in Michel Leiris and Georges Limbour's André Masson and His Universe: "In The Rape, two bodies, discernible amid a confused mass of limbs and furniture are locked in an intimate embrace, while between them yawns an abdominal [sic] chasm, the scene of their mutual penetration." as described by Michel Leiris.

Masson's art, without the coincidence of form, is a means of knowing; the intricate passages of his thought are so flowing as to leave the door open for man to find his way to the essential center.

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André Masson, in full André-Aimé-René Masson, (born January 4,Balagny, Oise, France—died OctoParis), noted French Surrealist painter and graphic artist. Masson studied painting in Brussels and then in fought in World War I and was severely wounded. He joined the emergent Surrealist group in the mids after one of his paintings had attracted the.

Speaker: Gerard Bellaart, Member, on 21 September "My work is an errant one. I can't stay very long in one place; I have preferred the mental labyrinth full of snares to roads that were safe and straight." André MassonAndré Masson was one of the great painters of the 20th Century.

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Andre Masson () was one of the major early French Surrealist painters. A close friend of Andre Breton, Joan Miro, and Max Ernst, he joined the Surrealist movement in the early 20s, then disassociated with it in the early 30s, focusing instead on the human condition - the fundamental impulses of love and hatred - and reacting to the Spanish Civil War.

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Create lists, bibliographies and reviews: or Search WorldCat. Find items in libraries near you. Andre Masson and his Universe Leiris, M. and Limbour, G. Published by Editions des Trois Collines/Horizon, Geneva, Paris, London (). NB: Majority of text is in French.

No dustjacket. Dark blue cloth with title in white on spine and in raised blue lettering (cover cloth) on the front cover. Condition: Fair, covers are generally shelfworn with sunning to spine. Water splashmark to spine and immediate surrounding area.

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