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TURNING TABLES: On Geoffrey Gatza’s Apollo April 17, 2014: In which I talk about reading Geoffrey Gatza's Apollo and Geoffrey talks about making Apollo   Divya: Reading Apollo I will lay my cards on the table.  I’ll put this offer on your table. We’ll make a deal under the table. And then you will turn the table. The drama of the table—never blank, never rasa—comes from [...] by

Garrett Caples on Surrealism in the United States December 16, 2013: Garrett Caples writes about André Breton, his "inadvertent [sparking of] the Haitian revolution of 1946," and the history of Surrealism in the U.S. for the City Lights blog. An excerpt: The United States ... has been a particularly hostile environment to surrealism as a movement, for there’s something about the European model of [...] by

A Surrealist Beat-down November 26, 2013: Over at Hyperallergic, Mostafa Heddaya reviews Shana Lutker’s play “The Nose, The Cane, The Broken Left Arm,” which reenacts "An evening Dada revue organized by Tristan Tzara, July 6, 1923′s Soirée du Coeur à Barbe (Night of the Bearded Heart) [which] was the site of an infamous altercation between Tzara’s associates and Surrealist [...] by

Surreal Love at City Lights February 13, 2013: [caption id="attachment_61092" align="alignright" width="500"] Joyce Mansour[/caption] How sweet and surreal love can be, and the good folks at the City Lights blog are driving the point home with a post that features two love poems by two of our favorite surrealists, Paul Éluard and Joyce Mansour. Of course no surrealist post would be [...] by

Get Ready for the Marvelous Black Surrealism Symposium This Weekend February 6, 2013: If you are in or near New York City this Friday and Saturday, February 8-9, the Performa Institute and NYU are hosting "Get Ready for the Marvelous: Black Surrealism in Dakar, Fort-de-France, Havana, Johannesburg, New York City, Paris, Port-au-Prince, 1932-2013," "a two-day symposium focusing on international black artists who were directly or [...] by

A (Complete!) Surprise for the Bagpipe Player February 24, 2011: Booktryst reports that a complete set of Kenneth Patchen's 1955 broadsides, A Surprise for the Bagpipe Player, has appeared on the market. Only three copies have surfaced at auction in the last 35 years, one of which was incomplete. Silkscreened from Patchen's original painted manuscript on handmade Japanese paper by fine printer Frank Bacher, [...] by