The Lives of the Surrealists [Audiobook] download free by Desmond Morris

The Lives of the Surrealists Audiobook download free by Desmond Morris
  • Listen audiobook: The Lives of the Surrealists
  • Author: Desmond Morris
  • Release date: 2018/6/9
  • Publisher: THAMES & HUDSON LTD
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Art and Photography
  • ISBN: 9780500021361
  • Rating: 7.48 of 10
  • Votes: 212
  • Review by: Shelby Mcintosh
  • Review rating: 8.11 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/9/23
  • Duration: 3H23M49S in 256 kbps (54.4 MB)
  • Date of creation of the audiobook: 2018-08-05
  • You can listen to this audiobook in formats: FLAC, Apple Lossless, WMA, MPEG4, WAV, MP3 (compression Z, TBZ2, ZIP, ACE, XZ, RAR, TAR.BZ)
  • Total pages original book: 272
  • Includes a PDF summary of 29 pages
  • Duration of the summary (audio): 22M43S (5.8 MB)
  • Description or summary of the audiobook: No other art movement in history has contained two artists as different as Magritte and Miro. This is because Surrealism was not in origin an art movement, but a philosophical strategy. It was a way of life - a rebellion against the establishment that had given the world the hideous slaughter of the First World War. Instead of trying to analyse the work of the Surrealists, bestselling author and Surrealist artist Desmond Morris concentrates on them as people - as remarkable individuals. What were their personalities, their predilections, their character strengths and flaws? Did they enjoy a social life or were they loners? Were they bold eccentrics or timid recluses? Drawing on the author's personal knowledge of the Surrealists, this book captures their life histories, idiosyncrasies and often-complex love lives, vividly illustrated with images of the artists and their works. The arts of Surrealism were both spectacular and international, shaped by the darkest, most irrational workings of the unconscious. Shocking, witty and always entertaining, Morris' tales illuminate the striking variation in approaches to the Surrealist philosophy, both in the artist's work and in their lives.
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Art History: c 1900 -, Biography: Arts & Entertainment, Styles: Surrealism & Dada, Art History
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  • Format: Hardback
  • Approximate value: 24.10 USD
  • Dimensions: 165x240x33.02mm
  • Weight: 750g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: London, United Kingdom

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