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André Breton  1896-1966, FR

Rank (2014): 1431 

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Male
Writer, Art theory
Dadaism, Surrealism



to top Most exhibitions in:

Country
France 15
Germany 15
USA 14
Spain 11
United Kingdom 5




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Artist Rank
Max Ernst  58 48
Man Ray  20 37
Salvador Dalí  122 33
René Magritte  281 32
Marcel Duchamp  19 32




to top Most exhibitions held at:

Institution
  Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Spain 6
  LaM - Lille Métropole musée d'art moderne, d'art contemporain et d'art brut, France 3
  MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, USA 3
  Centre Pompidou - Musée National d´Art Moderne, France 3
  Neue Nationalgalerie, Germany 3



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18.2.1896 Born in Tinchebray (FR)


28.9.1966 Died in Paris (FR)

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Public exhibitions (Selection) 72  Please report missing Information



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   Art and Alchemy - The Mystery of Transformation - Museum Kunstpalast, Dusseldorf Send message

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2005
   André Breton - Dossier Dada - Kunsthaus Zürich, Zurich

2004
Description  Autour de Breton - Musée d´Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris - MAM/ARC, Paris

1996
   André Bretón: Festival de lo imaginario - Museo Tamayo, Mexico City

1991
   Andre Breton - Centre Pompidou - Musée National d´Art Moderne, Paris

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2013
   Formas biográficas - Construcción y mitología individual - Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid
   Surrealism and the Dream - Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid
   Mexico: A Revolution in Art, 1910-1940 - Royal Academy of Arts, London (England)
   Exquisite corpse - Galerie Georges-Philippe & Nathalie Vallois, Paris
   Contra Tàpies - Fundación Antoni Tàpies, Barcelona
   Breton Duchamp Kiesler - Surreal Space 1947 - Kiesler Stiftung, Vienna

2012
   Lost (in La) - Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery (LAMAG), Los Angeles, CA
   L'Art en Guerre, France 1938-1947 - De Picasso a Dubuffet - Musée d´Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris - MAM/ARC, Paris
   The Supersurrealism - Moderna Museet Malmö, Malmö
   La Ville Magique - LaM - Lille Métropole musée d'art moderne, d'art contemporain et d'art brut, Villeneuve d'Ascq
   33 Collages - Ubu Gallery, New York City, NY
   Exquisite Corpses: Drawing and Trasfiguration - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY
Description  Behind The Curtain – The Aesthetics Of The Photobooth - Musée de l´Elysée, Lausanne

2011
   Surrealismus in Paris - Fondation Beyeler, Riehen
   The Unseen Eye: Photographs from the W.M. Hunt Collection - George Eastman House International Museum of Photography and Film, Rochester, NY
   Atlas. How to carry the world on one's back? - Deichtorhallen Hamburg, Hamburg
   Surrealism: The Poetry of Dreams - Queensland Art Gallery / Gallery of Modern Art, Brisbane, QLD
   Stille Schätze - Mappenwerke von Matisse bis Twombly aus der Sammlung Marzona - MARTa Herford, Herford
   Atlas. How to carry the world on one's back? - ZKM | Zentrum für Kunst und Medientechnologie Karlsruhe, Karlsruhe

2010
   Another Worls - Dean Gallery, Edinburgh (Scotland)
   los GRANELL de ANDRÉ BRETON - Galerìa Guillermo de Osma, Madrid

2009
   Gegen jede Vernunft - Surrealismus Paris – Prag - Die surrealistische Fotografie in Paris und Prag - Kunstverein Ludwigshafen, Ludwigshafen
Description  Gegen jede Vernunft - Surrealismus Paris – Prag - Wilhelm Hack Museum, Ludwigshafen
   La subversion des images. Surréalisme, photographie, film - Centre Pompidou - Musée National d´Art Moderne, Paris
   Exquisite Corpse Drawings, 1925-1935 - Alan Koppel Gallery, Chicago, IL
Description  Bilderträume. Die Sammlung Ulla und Heiner Pietzsch - Neue Nationalgalerie, Berlin

2008
   De Mirò à Warhol La Collection Berardo à Paris - Musée du Luxembourg, Paris
   Ad Absurdum - MARTa Herford, Herford
Description  La photographie timbrée - Jeu de Paume, Paris
   "How Artists Draw: Toward the Menil Drawing Institute and Study Center" - The Menil Collection, Houston, TX

2007
   Collage/Collages - from Cubism to New DADA - Galleria Civica d´Arte Moderna e Contemporanea - GAM, Turin
   Französische Meisterwerke des 19. Jahrhunderts aus der Sammlung des Metropolitan Museum of Art New York zu Gast in Berli - Neue Nationalgalerie, Berlin
   Modigliani, Picasso et leur temps - LaM - Lille Métropole musée d'art moderne, d'art contemporain et d'art brut, Villeneuve d'Ascq
   Liebe auf den ersten Blick - Museum Würth, Künzelsau
   Fondation Beyeler: EROS in der Kunst der Moderne - Bank Austria Kunstforum, Vienna

2006
Description  busy going crazy. the Sylvio Perlstein collection - La Maison Rouge, Paris
   EROS in der Kunst der Moderne - Fondation Beyeler, Riehen
Description  Verrückte Liebe: Von Dalí bis Bacon. Die Sammlung Ulla und Heiner Pietzsch - Bank Austria Kunstforum, Vienna

2005
   DADA - Centre Pompidou - Musée National d´Art Moderne, Paris
Description  París y los surrealistas - Museo de Bellas Artes de Bilbao, Bilbao
   Andre Kertesz and the Paris Avant Garde - Edwynn Houk Gallery, New York City, NY
   Invisible Revealed: Surrealist Drawings from the Drukier Collection - Spencer Museum of Art, Lawrence, KS
Description  Begierde im Blick - Surrealistische Photographie - Hamburger Kunsthalle, Hamburg
   París i els Surrealistes - CCCB - Centre de Cultura Contemporània de Barcelona, Barcelona

2004
Description and image  Mexique-Europe, Allers-Retours, 1910-1960 - LaM - Lille Métropole musée d'art moderne, d'art contemporain et d'art brut, Villeneuve d'Ascq
   Collage - Bloomberg Space, London (England)

2002
   Los ismos de Ramón Gómez de la Serna y un apéndice circense - Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid

2001
   The Exquisite Corpse - The Menil Collection, Houston, TX
   Salle Xiv. Vicente Huidobro Y Las Artes Plásticas - Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid

1999
   Surrealistas en el exilio y los inicios de la Escuela de Nueva York - Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid

1998
   Federico García Lorca (1898-1936) - Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid

1995
   46th International Art Exhibition Venice Biennale / Biennale di Venezia - La Biennale di Venezia, Venice
   Sculpture as Objects - - Curt Marcus Gallery, New York City, NY (closed, 2002)
   Exposition Internationale du Surréalisme - Ubu Gallery, New York City, NY

1993
   Visiones paralelas. Artistas modernos y arte marginal - Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid

1991
   Arthur Rimbaud et les artistes du XXe siècle - Musée Cantini, Marseille

1990
   Das Wort-Bild/ The Word Image in Dada und Surrealismus / in Dada and Surrealism - Schirn Kunsthalle, Frankfurt/Main

1989
   Die Surrealisten / The Surrealists - Schirn Kunsthalle, Frankfurt/Main

1977
   Tendenzen der 20er Jahre - Neue Nationalgalerie, Berlin

1969
   Malerei des Surrealismus - Kunstverein in Hamburg, Hamburg

1968
   Dada, Surrealism and their Heritage - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY

1961
   The Art of Assemblage - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY

1954
   Collages and Objects - ICA - Institute of Contemporary Arts London, London (England)

1942
Description  First Papers of Surrealism - - Coordinating Council of French Relief Societies, New York City, NY (closed, 1942)

1938
   Exposition Internationale du Surrealisme - - Galerie des Beaux-Arts, Paris (closed)

1936
   International Surrealist Exhibition - - New Burlington Galleries, London (England) (closed)

1933
   Il faut visiter l'exposition Surréaliste - - Galerie Pierre Colle, Paris (closed)

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USA

 Mark Borghi Fine Art - New York, New York City, NY

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France

 Musée d'Unterlinden, Colmar

Israel

 The Israel Museum, Jerusalem

Japan

 National Museum of Modern Art Kyoto (MOMAK), Kyoto

Portugal

 Berardo Museum - Collection of Modern and Contemporary Art, Lisbon

United Kingdom

 Tate Britain, London (England)

USA

 The Menil Collection, Houston, TX
 MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY

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