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Vineland (Classic, 20th-Century, Penguin)
Thomas Pynchon
Tristes Tropiques
John Weightman, Doreen Weightman, Patrick Wilcken, Claude Lévi-Strauss
Richard III
William Shakespeare
The Dwarf
Alexandra Dick, Pär Lagerkvist
The Collected Poems of Wilfred Owen
Wilfred Owen, Cecil Day-Lewis
Richard Wolin
Giotto to Dürer: Early Renaissance Painting in the National Gallery
Jill Dunkerton, Susan Foister, Dillian Gordon, Nicholas Penny
Michel Foucault: Beyond Structuralism and Hermeneutics
Hubert L. Dreyfus, Paul Rabinow
Gravity's Rainbow
Thomas Pynchon
A Gravity's Rainbow Companion: Sources and Contexts for Pynchon's Novel
Steven Weisenburger

Max Ernst, 1891-1976: Beyond Painting (Taschen Basic Art)

Ernst: Beyond Painting (Taschen Basic Art) - Ulrich Bischoff For me - with my very limited understanding here - much of the dada and surrealist work I've seen... simply strikes me as somehow immature -- psychologically, emotionally... I'm not sure what the right word is. It also seems to me to be dated. It's not holding up well. It may just be my ignorance or lack of sympathy or something... Or maybe it's just Ernst doesn't sit well with me. I like Hans Arp's work enormously... but the thought of an 80+ year old Ernst painting those funny futuristic bugs -- like a video game player -- doesn't quite fit for me...

Perhaps it is this: Surrealists and Dadaists were mostly very consciousvof being "modern". But "Art cannot be modern; art is eternal", as Schiele often said.