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TOYEN (MARIE CERMINOVA, 1902-1980)
Toyen a l'Etoile ScelleeExhibition Announcement. Printed text on die-cut pale pink wove paper. 330x181 mm; 12 7/8x7 1/4 inches. 1953.
Exhibition announcement for Toyen a l'Etoile Scellee, Paris, May 5-30, 1953. One side with the exhibition catalogue with works from the Ni ailes ni pierres: Ailes et pierres series. The other side with quotes from Surrealist texts including by André Breton and Jindrich Heisler, who was also a member of the Czech Surrealist avant-garde and Toyen's collaborator. Heisler and Toyen saw out the Nazi occupation of Prague together and emigrated to Paris in 1947.