The International Surrealist Exhibition. June 1936 [Surrealism – Catalogue Price Sixpence]


exhibition catalogue, flyer / brochure, invitation / announcement
London, United Kingdom
New Burlington Galleries


London: New Burlington Galleries, 1936, 24×15,5 cm. Softcover. English. Exhibition catalogue. One of the most important pieces of surrealism related ephemera. The catalogue of the pathbreaking exhibition held in London in 1936 featuring works by the crème de la crème of the Surrealist artists and friends. List of exhibiting artists include: Eileen Agar, Hans Arp, Jacqueline B., John Banting, Hans Bellmer, John Bigge, Constantin Brancusi, Victor Brauner, Edward Burra, Alexander Calder, Giorgio De Chirico, Cecil Collins, Salvador Dali, Oscar Dominguez, Marcel Duchamp, Max Ernst, Mervyn Evans, Leonor Fini, Freddie, David Gscoyne, S.W. Hayter, Charles Howard, Marcel Jean, Humphrey Jennings, Paul Klee, Rupert Lee, Len Lye, Dora Maar, René Magritte, Maruga Mallo, André Masson, Robert Medley, Reuben Mednikoff, E.L.T. Mesens, Joan Miro, Henry Moore, Stellan Mörner, Paul Nash, Erik Olson, Richard Oelze, Meret Oppenheim, Wolfgang Paalen, Grace W. Pailthorpe, Roland Penrose, Francis Picabia, Pablo Picasso, Angel Planells, Man Ray, Pierre Sanders, Max Servais, Jindrich Styrsky, Graham Sutherland, Yves Tanguy, Sophie Taueuber-Arp, Julian Trevelyan, Toyen. Iconic cover illustration by Max Ernst. Preface by André Breton.

Together: a small flyer advertising a series of lectures that were organised in connection to this legendary exhibition.


condition: Slight discolouration on cover. Light bump on upper right corner. Minimal hand-written note on last page in pencil. In VG+ condition given its age and scarcity. A clean and strong copy of this rare document.