EXPOSITION INTERNATIONALE DU SURRÉALISME, Galerie Beaux Arts, Paris, 1938

Artists: Eileen Agar, Hans Arp, John Banting, Hans Bellmer, Wilhelm Bjerke-Petersen, Victor Brauner, André Breton, Serge Brignoni, Bernard Brunius, Edward Burra, Harry Carlsson, Leonora Carrington, Giorgio De Chirico, Ann Clark, Joseph Cornell, Salvador Dalí, Norman P. Dawson, Paul Delvaux, Óscar Domínguez, Marcel Duchamp, Max Ernst, Espinoza, Freddie, Alberto Giacometti, Stanley William Hayter, Maurice Henry, George Hugnet, Marcel Jean, Humphrey Jennings, Rita Kernn-Larsen, René Magritte, André Masson, Matta Echaurren (Roberto Matta), E.L.T Mesens, Joan Miró, Henry Moore, Stellan Mörner, Paul Nash, Nina Negri, Richard Oelze, Okamoto, Erik Olson, Meret Oppenheim, Wolfgang Paalen, Roland Penrose, Benjamin Péret, Olivier Picard, Pablo Picasso, Man Ray, Remedios Varo, Kurt Seligmann, Max Servais, Jindřich Štyrský, Yves Tanguy, Sophie Taeuber-Arp, Esaias Thorén, Elsa Thoresen, Toyen, Raoul Ubac, Gérard Vulliamy

Opening: January 17, 1938

Duration: January 17 February 24, 1938

Dimensions: 11 x 14 cm

Further Information: Invitation and Catalogue. The exhibition was organized by André Breton and Paul Éluard, with the help of Marcel Duchamp, Claude Le Gentil, Salvador Dalí, Max Ernst and Man Ray, this international exhibition of Surrealist art included artists from fourteen different countries. Taking place during the beginning of World War Two, this global approach to art demonstrated resistance against the fascist rise.

Images: Images of the invitation and all other archival documents shown on this page are part of the online collection of Archiv der Avantgarden, Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden.

André BretonGiorgio de ChiricoHans ArpJoan MiróJoseph CornellMan RayMarcel DuchampMax ErnstMeret OppenheimPablo PicassoPaul ÉluardYves Tanguy


The catalogue for the Exposition Internationale di Surréalisme can be seen below:



This invitation below was used a year prior to the international surrealism show in 1938, for a special event in which André Breton would perform his comedy program Humour Noir.