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Exhibition

Surrealism Beyond Borders

October 11, 2021–January 30, 2022
Previously on view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 899
Free with Museum admission
Armoire surréaliste (Surrealist Wardrobe), Marcel Jean  French, Oil on wood panel
1941
S.M.S. No. 2, April 1968, Letter Edged in Black Press Inc.  American
April 1968
Visa sans planète (Visa without a Planet), Abdel Kader El-Janabi  Iraqi, Pencil, ink, and cut-and-pasted photographs and papers on a printed passport with box by Ann Ethuin
1983-90
Le cadavre exquis no. 11 (Exquisite Corpse No. 11), Marko Ristić  Serbian, Colored pencil and pencil on paper
Multiple artists/makers
1930
Exquisite corpse (Frida), Frida Kahlo  Mexican, Pencil on paper
ca. 1932
Exquisite corpse (Diego), Frida Kahlo  Mexican, Pencil on paper
ca. 1932
Cadavre exquis (Exquisite Corpse), André Breton  French, Colored pencil on paper
1932
The Seven Sons of Lautréamont (and his Dutiful Beautiful Daughter), Ted Joans  American, Ink on paper with poem
Multiple artists/makers
1970-1979
“Beginselverduistering” (Darkened Principles), spread from De Schone Zakdoek (The Clean Kerchief) 1, no. 1 (April 1941), Theo van Baaren  Dutch, Black paper and ink on paper
1941
Cover of De Schone Zakdoek (The Clean Kerchief) 1, no. 6 (September 1941), Theo van Baaren  Dutch, Cigarette packets on paper
1941
Spread with photographs of lost objects by Emiel van Moerkerken and Chris van Geel from De Schone Zakdoek (The Clean Kerchief ) 1, no. 8/9 (November–December 1941), Theo van Baaren  Dutch, Gelatin silver prints and ink on paper
1941–1941
Spread from Die Schoone Zakdoek 3, no. 31 / 32 (October-November 1943), Theo van Baaren  Dutch, Silver gelatin prints and ink on paper
1943
Deux enfants sont menacés par un rossignol (Two Children Are Threatened by a Nightingale), Max Ernst  French, born Germany, Oil with painted wood elements and cut-and-pasted printed paper on wood with wood frame
1924
Fantomerne (Phantoms), Rita Kernn-Larsen  Danish, Oil on canvas
1934
Eine kleine Nachtmusik (A Little Night Music), Dorothea Tanning  American, Oil on canvas
1943
Night Flight of Dread and Delight, Skunder Boghossian  Ethiopian-Armenian, Oil on canvas with collage
1964
L'un dans l'autre (The One in the Other), Toyen, Oil on canvas
1965
Le rêve de Tobie (The Dream of Tobias), Giorgio de Chirico  Italian, born Greece, Oil on canvas
1917
Papillons (leaflets) circulated by the Bureau de recherches surréalistes (Bureau of Surrealist Research), Paris, André Breton  French, Printed leaflets on multicolored paper
1924–1925
Untitled, Dédé Sunbeam, also known as “Hénoque,” 20th century, Ink and collage on paper
1925
Umi (The Sea), Koga Harue  Japanese, Oil on canvas
1929
La durée poignardée (Time Transfixed), René Magritte  Belgian, Oil on canvas
1938
Yobi-goe (The Call), Okanoue Toshiko  Japanese, Half-tone print collage
1954
Ultracorpo in Svizzera (Body Snatcher in Switzerland), Enrico Baj  Italian, Oil, collage, and padding on found canvas
1959
1930
Yifeng, series 3, no. 10, Journal
1935
Catalogue for the "Exposición surrealista", Tenerife, Catalogue
1935
Album surréaliste, Catalogue
1937
Mandrágora (Poesía, Filosofía, Pintura, Ciencia, Documentos), no. 6, Journal
1941
Catalogue for "Princip slasti: Surrealismus," Brno, Prague, and Bratislava, Catalogue
1968
Srdce inkognito (Incognito Heart), Ladislav Zivr  Czech, Leather, textile, wood, wire, netting, metal, and cellophane
1936
Angel of Anarchy, Eileen Agar  British, Plaster, fabric, bark cloth, nautilus, cowrie and mussel shells, beads, diamante stones, Bird of Paradise and ostrich feathers, horsehair, and dog skull
1936–40
Téléphone-homard (Lobster Telephone), Salvador Dalí  Spanish, Steel, plaster, rubber, resin, and and paper
1938
O seu olhar já não se dirige para a terra, mas tem os pés assentes nela (No Longer Looking at the Earth, but Keeping Feet Firmly on the Ground), Artur Cruzeiro Seixas  Portuguese, Pacaca (buffalo) hoof, papier mache, gouache, wood, and seashell
1953
Untitled (Objet méchant) (Nasty Object), Joyce Mansour  Egyptian-French, Metal
1965–69
Finial from a Slit Gong (Atingting Kon), Wood, paint, Ambrym Island
Ambrym Island
early to mid-20th century
"Variétés: revue mensuelle illustrée de I’esprit contemporain," special Surrealist number, Journal
1929
Untitled, Ramses Younan  Egyptian, Oil on canvas
1939
Nus (Nudes), Samir Rafi‘  Egyptian, Oil on canvas
1945
Naissance (Birth), Laurent Marcel Salinas  French, Oil on board
1944
Untitled (Anatomical Corpse), Amy Nimr  Egyptian, Gouache and ink on paper
1940
La jeune fille et le montre (The Young Girl and the Monster), Inji Efflatoun  Egyptian, Oil on canvas
1942
Autoportrait (Self-Portrait [Double Exposure in a Rock Pool]), Claude Cahun  French, Gelatin silver print
1928
Cage, Alberto Giacometti  Swiss, Wood
1930–1931
La Poupée, Hans Bellmer  German, born Poland, Gelatin silver print
1933–36
Bachelor Cruising South, Lionel Wendt  Sri Lankan, Gelatin silver print
ca. 1934–37
Scylla, Ithell Colquhoun  British, Oil on board
1938
La langosta azul (The Blue Lobster), Cecilia Porras  Colombian, Single-channel digital video, transferred from 16mm film, black-and-white, silent
1954
From the series "Paseo a La Boquilla", Cecilia Porras  Colombian, Gelatin silver print
1958
From the series "Untitled", Cecilia Porras  Colombian, Gelatin silver print
1958
Tropiques, no.2, Journal
1941
1942
At Land, Maya Deren  American, born Ukraine, Single-channel digital video, transferred from 16mm film, black-and-white, silent
1944
Le présent éternel (Hommage à Alejandro García Caturla) (The Eternal Present [Homage to Alejandro García Caturla]), also known as The Eternal Presence, Wifredo Lam  Cuban, Oil and pastel over papier-mâché and chalk ground on bast fiber fabric
1944
Ogou Feray, also known as Ogoun Ferraille, Hector Hyppolite  Haitian, Oil on Masonite
ca. 1945
The Guide (Éclaireur), Hervé Télémaque  Haitian, Oil on canvas
1962
Los blasones mágicos del vuelo tropical (The Magical Blazons of Tropical Flight), Eugenio Granell  Spanish, Oil on linen
1947
Ni hablar del peluquín (No Use to Talk about the Little Wig . . . ), Cossette Zeno, Oil on canvas board
1952
El vuelo nocturno del pájaro Pi (The Pi Bird's Night Flight), Eugenio Granell  Spanish, Tempera on cardboard
1952
Pas de deux (Amanecer) (Pas de Deux [Dawn]), Luis Maisonet Crespo  Puerto Rican, Oil on canvas
1953
Délire végétal (Vegetal Delirium), André Masson  French, Ink on paper
1926
Untitled (Collage-Drawing), César Moro  Peruvian, Collage
1927
Utak (Roads), Lajos Vajda  Hungarian, Charcoal on paper
1940
Shūeki kairi zu (kenkon) (Diagram of I Ching Divination [Heaven and Earth]), Kitawaki Noboru  Japanese, Oil on canvas
1941
A Circus Rider's Dream, Yayoi Kusama  Japanese, Gouache on paper
1955
Central Park, Pierre Alechinsky  Belgian, Acrylic on canvas surrounded by ink drawings and notations on paper
1965
Untitled, Unica Zürn  German, Ink and gouache on paper
1966
Le messager (The Messenger), Wolfgang Paalen  Austrian, Oil on canvas
1941
Portfolio: 'Popol-Vuh' containing ten colour lithographs together with a four-page title and explanatory text in English and Spanish, housed in a stiff orange cover, Carlos Mérida  Mexican
1943
Occultação (Occultation), Fernando de Azevedo  Portuguese, India ink on printed image
1950–1951
Jucambe, Agustín Cárdenas  Cuban, Wood, paint and metal
1958
Prelude to a Civilization, Victor Brauner  Romanian, Encaustic and ink on Masonite
1954
"...quand s’ouvrit la porte de cette grande 'maison de communauté' (Gilford Island, British Columbia)" (...when the door of this great “community house” opened...[Gilford Island, British Columbia]), 1939, reproduced in Dyn (Mexico City), no. 3 
, Eva Sulzer  Swiss, Journal
1942
Documentation of North American travels, Wolfgang Paalen  Austrian, Single-channel digital video transferred from 8mm film, U-matic, and DV, black-and-white, silent
Multiple artists/makers
1942-1944
Alegoría del trabajo (Allegory of Work), Maria Izquierdo  Mexican, Watercolor and tempera on paper
1936
Chiki, ton pays (Chiki, Your Country), Leonora Carrington  Mexican, born England, Oil, tempera and ink on canvas
1944
Los días de la calle Gabino Barreda (The Days of Gabino Barreda Street), Gunther Gerzso  Mexican, Oil on canvas
1944
La balada para Frida Kahlo (The Ballad for Frida Kahlo), Alice Rahon  French, Oil on canvas
1955–1956
Bordando el manto terrestre (Embroidering the Earth's Mantle), Remedios Varo  Spanish, Oil on Masonite
1961
Zadržano bekstvo nadstvarnosti (The Arrested Flight of Surreality), Nikola Vučo  Serbian, Gelatin silver print
1929
Inhyŏng ŭi kkum I (A Doll’s Dream I), Jung Haechang  Korean, Gelatin silver print
1929-1941
Père Ubu, Dora Maar  French, Gelatin silver print
1936
L’étreinte (The Embrace), Idabel, Vintage bromide print
Multiple artists/makers
1940
Intimidade dos Armazéns do Chiado (Intimacy of the Chiado Warehouses), Fernando Lemos  Portuguese, Gelatin silver print
1949–1952
1962
What is mau mau what is surrealism, Ted Joans  American, Pencil drawing in sketchbook
1956
Bird Lives!, Ted Joans  American, Oil on canvas mounted on board
1958
The Hipsters, Ted Joans  American, Book
1961
Outograph, Ted Joans  American, Found photograph
1973
Long Distance, Ted Joans  American, Ink and collage on perforated computer paper (exhibited with "Skins” of Long Distance [paper and plastic bags and envelopes with printed papers, string, and ink])
1976–2005
Revolutionary Consciousness: A Rebel Worker Pamphlet, Franklin Rosemont  American, Pamphlet
1966
Surrealist Insurrection no. 1 (January 22, 1968), Franklin Rosemont  American, Journal
1968
Protest, Paper
ca. 1969
Arsenal: Surrealist Subversion, no. 1, Franklin Rosemont  American, Journal
1970
Radical America, "Surrealism in the Service of Revolution", Franklin Rosemont  American, Journal
1970
World Surrealist Exhibition poster, Franklin Rosemont  American, Poster
1976
Coups de bâtons (Baton Blows), Mayo  French-Egyptian, Oil on canvas
1937
Construction molle avec des haricots bouillis (Premonition de la guerre civile) (Soft Construction with Boiled Bean [Premonition of Civil War]), Salvador Dalí  Spanish, Oil on canvas
1936
Mai 68 (May 68), Joan Miró  Spanish, Acrylic and oil on canvas
1968-73
Pangongyohan (Anti-Communist Female Souls), Byon Yeongwon  Korean, Oil on canvas
1952
Untitled, Malangatana Ngwenya  Mozambican, Oil on hardboard
1967
Kinjuu-ki bangai: Masuku dori (Birds and Beasts Chronicle, an Extra Edition: Mask Bird), Ikeda Tatsuo  Japanese, Pen, conté and watercolor on paper
1958