Andre Breton | the artist




The artist Andre Breton
Born Febr 19 1896, Tinchebray (Ome), France.
Died Sept 28 1966 Paris.

Style and technique of the artist: Dada, Surrealism, Writing, Collage,


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Works in the MOMA collection
A lecture given in Brussels on 1st June 1934 at a public meeting organised by the Belgian Surrealists, and issued as a pamphlet immediately afterwards
I Saluted at Six Paces Commandant Lefebvre des Noëttes (Poem object)
Le Déclin de la société bourgeoisie, and other works
André Breton was born in Tinchebray (Orne) the son of a shopkeeper. He spent his childhood on the Brittany coast and started early on to write poems – he knew the poet Paul Valéry while still young. Breton studied medicine and later psychiatry, and in 1921 met Freud in Vienna…


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