Tag: surrealist


Marcel Duchamp: 50 Years Since His Death

Posted by Published on September 24, 2018

Marcel Duchamp rose to notoriety in the 20th Century, pushing the boundaries of what art could be with his scandalous ‘ready-mades’, sculptures and paintings. When researching Duchamp, I came across a clip of an interview between the artist and James Johnson Sweeny, former director of the Guggenheim Museum, produced by the National Broadcasting Company in 1956. The documentary opens on a shot of Duchamp himself…

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The Surreal World of Dr Jeffrey Sherwin

Posted by Published on May 16, 2014

The Sherwin Collection is acknowledged as being the largest collection of British Surrealist art in the country. Dr.Sherwin talks to Bridgeman about what inspired this collection and the importance of the works within the context of Modern British art Q&A with Dr.Sherwin Which three words would you use to describe your collection? Dr. S: Academic; personal; eclectic. What would you like your headstone to read?…

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