In 1938, the writer André Breton (1896-1966) and poet Paul Éluard (1895-1952) organized the Exposition Internationale du Surréalisme at the Galerie Beaux-Arts in Paris. Every single of fifteen artists were provided a dressmaker’s mannequin as their canvas and encouraged to transform the figure in any way they preferred. The artists included (in order of physical appearance in this video) Salvador Dalí, Óscar Dominguez, Marcel Duchamp, Léo Malet, André Masson, Joan Miró, Wolfgang Paalen, Kurt Seligmann, Yves Tanguy, Marcel Jean, Max Ernst, Espinoza, Maurice Henry, Sonia Mossé, and Man Ray. Guy Ray organized the lighting and photographed the display. 20-eight a long time later on, he printed and published a constrained edition of these images, along with a descriptive text, underneath the title Résurrection des mannequins. Guy Ray created the binding and pursuaded the wonderful surrealist printer Man Lévis Mano to layout and print the pages. Princeton’s duplicate is inscribed by Man Ray to his buddy William Copley (1919-1996). In 1947, Copley opened a Los Angeles gallery focused to the Surrealists and to Gentleman Ray’s work in certain. When nothing at all available, he closed the gallery, buying considerably of the artwork for his very own private selection. In 1979, Copley sold this assortment for .7 million, at the time the highest auction sale of a single owner’s collection in the United States. Audio by Eno/Budd, ‘Wind in Lonely Fences’.