(anthropomorphic) Figure, 1928

Cadavre Exquis [André Breton, Max Morise, Jeannette Ducrocq Tanguy, Pierre Naville, Benjamin Péret, Yves Tanguy, Jacques Prévert] :: Figure, 1928. Collaborative collage made stacking found printed images of mundane objects (*) in an anthropomorphic figure. | src MoMA
(*) The presence of the umbrella recalls a phrase the Surrealists adopted from the poet Comte de Lautréamont (born Isidore Ducasse) as an ideal description of the principle of juxtaposition: “As beautiful as the chance encounter of a sewing machine and an umbrella on an operating table.” [quoted from source]

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