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August 12, 2010 2:36 PM   Subscribe

At the 1938 Exposition Internationale du Surréalisme in Paris. each of fifteen artists were given a dressmaker's mannequin as their canvas and encouraged to transform the figure in any way they desired.
The artists included (in order of appearance in this video) Salvador Dalí, Óscar Dominguez, Marcel Duchamp, Léo Malet, André Masson, Joan Miró, Wolfgang Paalen, Kurt Seligmann, Yves Tanguy, Marcel Jean, Max Ernst, Espinoza, Maurice Henry, Sonia Mossé, and Man Ray. Here are some stills.
posted by adamvasco (3 comments total) 11 users marked this as a favorite

 
So *thats* where Lady Gaga gets her ideas from...
posted by SirOmega at 2:40 PM on August 12, 2010


Perhaps this one was the inspiration for Devo??
posted by genekelly'srollerskates at 4:02 PM on August 12, 2010


The music choice for the video was inspired.
posted by immlass at 5:20 PM on August 12, 2010


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