MALDOROR: Surrealist Drawings & Prints by Karel DEMEL
- 30 June 2023
- Posted By Ellen Muse-Lindeman
The exhibit consists of B&W drawings and color etchings by renowned Czech artist Karel Demel. They represent his surrealistic illustrations of the seminal book “Songs of Maldoror” written in the 1860’s, at age 22, by influential French author Isidore Ducasse, also known as the Comte de Lautréamont. Ducasse died 2 years later at the age of 24, and his book, discovered by chance 50 years later, became an inspirational source and a reference for the surrealists, poets and artists alike.
Thank you to everyone that joined us for the Opening Reception on September 1 and the Surrealist Poetry Reading event on September 9.
Gallery Hours: Tuesdays & Thursdays 12-5 pm and by appointment.
Special Saturday Open Hours: Saturdays, September 9 & 23, 1 – 4pm
Organized by SOS ART.
Image: Karel DEMEL, “Les Chants de Maldoror,” etching