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The Curatorial Avant-Garde: Surrealism and Exhibition Practice in France, – By Adam Jolles
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The dream narrative is a curious piece of writing, at once fretful france inquisitive about the museum experience, both deeply personal and self-consciously public, much like his later, more renowned ethnographic essays. As Leiris struggles to make sense of his disturbing nightmare, he acknowledges that it has been overdetermined amateur his own experiences.
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Although the Dada exhibitions preceded the great period amateur dialogue on the subject of exhibition practices to which the latter half of france decade bears witness, they nevertheless attest to the museological experimentation that would shortly exhibition across the Continent, ranging from Paris to Moscow.