"The great surplus value of this presentation, however, is that it shows all these greats together and as part of an era characterized by an unprecedented urban vitality." We review FotoMuseum Den Haag’s latest exhibition, "The Rush and Calm, moments in the city." story here: http://bit.ly/1tlE0NZ

"The great surplus value of this presentation, however, is that it shows all these greats together and as part of an era characterized by an unprecedented urban vitality." We review FotoMuseum Den Haag’s latest exhibition, "The Rush and Calm, moments in the city." story here: http://bit.ly/1tlE0NZ

Disintegrating Letters of an Unknown Alphabet
by Thogdin Ripley


When asked how it felt to be a surrealist in 2002, Dorothea Tanning, Grand Dame of surrealism (read: last surviving surrealist—then 91 years of age) responded “like a fossil,” with all the implications of stone-held lifelessness that description conjures for an art form that was declared definitely dead sixty years prior. Web of Dreams draws its theme from her work with the figure—a broad remit, and ultimately one that serves as a catch-all to present a chronologically wide-ranging sweep through her work, with paintings and drawings concentrated around the mid-50s to the 1980s.
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Disintegrating Letters of an Unknown Alphabet

by Thogdin Ripley

When asked how it felt to be a surrealist in 2002, Dorothea Tanning, Grand Dame of surrealism (read: last surviving surrealist—then 91 years of age) responded “like a fossil,” with all the implications of stone-held lifelessness that description conjures for an art form that was declared definitely dead sixty years prior. Web of Dreams draws its theme from her work with the figure—a broad remit, and ultimately one that serves as a catch-all to present a chronologically wide-ranging sweep through her work, with paintings and drawings concentrated around the mid-50s to the 1980s.

continue reading »> http://bit.ly/1mQ94R2