La peinture au défi  

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"Painting has not always existed; we can determine when it began. And if its development and its moments of greatness can be drummed into our heads, can we not then also imagine its periods of decline and even its end, like any other idea?"-- Challenge to Painting (1930) by Louis Aragon, epigraph in "The End of Painting" (1981) by Douglas Crimp

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Le Surrealisme au service de la revolution

The issue opens with an ad for the books L'Immaculee conception by Breton & Eluard, La Peinture au defi by Aragon, and La Femme Visible by Dalí.

Belle Haleine, Eau de Voilette

Belle Haleine, Eau de Voilette (Beautiful Breath, Veil Water) is a work of art by Marcel Duchamp ... 14 Duchamp Readymades, The City Review, 2002; ^ Galerie Goemans, La peinture au défi: Exposition de collages, March 1930, catalogue p.

Louis Aragon, "La peinture au défi". Reprinted in Les Collages (Paris: Hermann, 1965), p. 39. ^ André Breton, "Manifesto of Surrealism" [1924], in Manifestoes of ...

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