InternationalSurrealistExhibition

 1936 June 11th. to July 4th. 
  The International Surrealist Exhibition was held at the New Burlington Galleries in London.
  Attendance about 25,000.
 L-R top: Rupert Lee, Ruthven Todd, Salvador Dali, Paul Eluard, 
  Roland Penrose, Herbert Read, Edouard Mesens, George Reavey 
  and Hugh Sykes Davies. 
  Bottom: Diana Brinton Lee, Nusch Eluard, Eileen Agar, Sheila Legge, unknown friend of Dali.

==Organizers==

 The exhibition was organised by:
     Hugh Sykes Davies
     David Gascoyne
     Humphrey Jennings
     McKnight Kauffer -> 
     Rupert Lee (Chairman)
     Diana Brinton Lee (Secretary)
     Henry Moore
     Paul Nash
     Roland Penrose (Hon, Treasurer)
     Herbert Read

 The French organizing committee were:
     Andre Breton
     Paul Eluard
     Georges Hugnet
     Man Ray

 Belgium - Edouard Mesens

 Scandinavia - Bjerke Petersen

    Sheila Legge and Stanley William Hayter also attended some of the meetings.

 The exhibition was opened in the presence of about two thousand people by Andre Breton. 
 The average attendance for the whole of the Exhibition was about a thousand people per day.
 During the course of the Exhibition, the following lectures were delivered to large audiences:
     June 16  Andre Breton Limites non Frontieres du Surrealisme.
     June 19  Herbert Read Art and the Unconscious.
     June 24  Paul Eluard La Poesie Surrealiste.
     June 26  Hugh Sykes Davies Biology and Surrealism.
     July  1  Salvador Dali Fantomes paranoiaques authentiques.

==Exhibitors==

 Eileen Agar. 
 Jean Arp. 
 Jacqueline B.. 
 John Banting. 
 Hans Bellmer. 
 John Selby Bigge, 
 Constantin Brancusi. 
 Victor Brauner. 
 Edward Burra. 
 Alexander Calder. 
 Giorgio de Chirico, 
 Cecil Collins. 
 Salvador Dali. 
 P. Norman Dawson. 
 Oscar Dominguez. 
 Marcel Duchamp. 
 Max Ernst. 
 Merlyn Evans. 
 Leonor Fini. 
 Wilhelm Freddie. 
 David Gascoyne. 
 Alberto Giacometti. 
 Stanley William Hayter. 
 Charles Howard. 
 Marcel Jean. 
 Humphrey Jennings. 
 Paul Klee. 
 Rupert Lee. 
 Len Lye. 
 Dora Maar. 
 Rene Magritte. 
 Maruja Mallo. 
 Andre Masson. 
 Robert Medley?. 
 Reuben Mednikoff. 
 Edouard Mesens. 
 Joan Miro.
 Henry Moore. 
 Stelan Morner?. 
 Paul Nash. 
 Erik Olson?. 
 Richard Oelze. 
 Meret Oppenheim. 
 Wolfgang Paalen. 
 Grace Pailthorpe. 
 Roland Penrose. 
 Francis Picabia. 
 Pablo Picasso. 
 Angel Planells. 
 Man Ray. 
 Pierre Sanders?. 
 Max Servais.
 Jindrich Styrsky.
 Graham Sutherland. 
 Yves Tanguy.
 Sophie Taeuber-Arp. 
 Julian Trevelyan. 
 Toyen

 Also objects by
 Andre Breton.
 Gala Dali.
 Hugh Sykes Davies
 Rouge Dragon ~> ( Eric Geijer) 
 Geoffrey Griegson
 Diana Brinton Lee
 Sheila Legge
 Margaret Nash
 Herbert Read
 Roger Roughton
 Jean Varda



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