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The Museum of Avant-garde

Philippe Soupault

France (1897—1990)
Soupault’s early collection Aquarium was supported by Apollinaire, who introduced him to André Breton. The two – together with Louis Aragon –founded the review Littérature, moving away from Dada movement and laying the foundations of Surrealism. He co-authored Les Champs Magnétique with Bréton, using their ‘automatic writing’ technique. He went back to write verses with Westwego and Georgia. From 1920s he abandoned Surrealism to focus on novels and journalism. In 1933 he met Ré Richter and travelled with her throughout Europe and North Africa. He directed Radio Tunis for 3 years and was arrested by the Vichy government but managed to escape to Algiers and to US, returning to France only after WWII.

Het Overzicht

Half-Maandelijks Tijdschrift: Kunst, Letteren, Menshei / Bi-monthly periodical / 23.9 x 32 cm / Antwerp, 1921-1925 / SABAM Belgium 2020

Dadameter

Die Schammade / Magazine / Letterpress with woodcuts / 22.9 x 29.4 cm / Berlin, 1920 / © 2020 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / ADAGP, Paris / VG Bild-Kunst, Germany

Dada Phone 7

Journal / Letterpress / 18.8 x 28.1 cm / Paris, 1920 / © 2020 Christophe Tzara

Cannibale 1

Magazine / Letterpress / 15.7 x 23.9 cm / Paris, 1920 / © 2020 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / ADAGP, Paris

Anthologie Dada

Dada 4-5 / Journal / Letterpress with original woodcuts and lithographs / 19 x 28.2 cm / Zürich, 1919

Projecteur

Magazine / Letterpress / 22.9 x 9.9 cm / Paris, 1920

Le coeur à barbe

Journal / Letterpress and relief on two folded sheets / 14 x 23 cm / Paris, 1922 / © Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / ADAGP, Paris / Succession Marcel Duchamp

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Au pluriel / Magazine / Letterpress / 37.8 x 57.3 cm / Paris, 1920 / © Francis Picabia c/o Sabam, 2020

Littérature

Magazine / Letterpress / 18.2 x 23.6 cm / Paris, 1919-1922 / © 2020 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / ADAGP, Paris

Proverbe

Feuille mensuelle pour la justification des mots / Journal / Letterpress / 13.9 x 21.4 cm / Paris, 1920-1921

Troços

Magazine / Letterpress / 20.8 x 26.7 cm / Barcelona, 1916-1917

Manomètre

Mélange des langues, enregistre les idées, indique la pression sur tous les méridiens, est polyglotte et supranational / Magazine / 17.5 x 22.5 cm / Lyon, 1922-1928

Calendrier 20

Magazine / 22.9 x 19.5 cm / Paris, 1919

Cannibale 2

Magazine / Letterpress / 15.7 x 23.9 cm / Paris, 1920 / © 2020 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / ADAGP, Paris

Dada Almanach

Illustrated book / Letterpress / 13.5 x 20 cm / Berlin, 1920