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Archive for June 22nd, 2011

 

The art of Aloys Zötl, 1803–1887

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Le caïman (1849). Two things that everyone seems able to tell you about Austrian artist Aloys Zötl is that his idiosyncratic bestiary was hailed by André Breton as a Surrealist precursor, and that Zötl’s paintings were published in a lavish edition by Ricci in 1977 with accompanying text by Julio Cortázar. Typically for a Ricci […]

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