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LOS ANGELES

Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Kitasono Katue

Surrealist Poet

KATUE KITASONO, Hommage à j-f BORY, 1967, Reproduced in VOU number 114, February 1968. 

Copyright Sumiko Hashimoto. Collection of John Solt. Courtesy Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles.


A puzzling yet intriguing image of two rocks hovering beside a wire spring coil graces the cover of a book by French filmmaker Marguerite Duras. In a haunting gelatin silver print, entitled La Disparition d’Honoré Subrac (1960), an apparition of a nude man floats above a pair of cast-off oxfords. Such…

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