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EXHIBITIONS BY YEAR

Fantastic Art, Dada, Surrealism

7 December 1936 to 17 January 1937

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MoMA Staff

Director
Alfred H. Barr, Jr.  American, 1902–1981

Artists

Johannes Baader
German, 1875–1955
11 exhibitions
William Blake
British, 1757–1827
2 exhibitions
Peter Blume
American, 1906–1992
46 exhibitions
W.H. von Bömmel
1 exhibition
Walker Evans
American, 1903–1975
49 exhibitions
James Gillray
British, 1757–1815
2 exhibitions
Hannah Höch
German, 1889–1978
16 exhibitions
Vasily Kandinsky
French, born Russia. 1866–1944
80 exhibitions
Rita Kerner-Larsen
1 exhibition
Paul Klee
German, born Switzerland. 1879–1940
132 exhibitions
Alfred Kubin
Austrian, 1877–1959
14 exhibitions
Nicolas L'Armessin I
1 exhibition
Edward Lear
British, 1812–1888
2 exhibitions
Mlle. Lenormand
1 exhibition
Wyndham Lewis
British, 1882–1957
12 exhibitions
Wald Lorentzon
1 exhibition
Edward Verrall Lucas
1 exhibition
George Platt Lynes
American, 1907–1955
11 exhibitions
Joan Miró
Spanish, 1893–1983
137 exhibitions
Wolfgang Paalen
Austrian, 1905–1959
7 exhibitions
Georges Ribemont-Dessaignes
French, 1884–1974
4 exhibitions
Robert Wiene
German, 1873–1938
2 exhibitions
Benjamin Kopman
American, born Russia. 1887–1965
12 exhibitions
Helen Lundeberg
American, 1908–1999
2 exhibitions
Yves Tanguy
American, born France. 1900–1955
53 exhibitions
Jean (Hans) Arp
French, born Germany (Alsace). 1886–1966
81 exhibitions
Hieronymus Bosch
Netherlandish, 1440–1516
2 exhibitions
Federico Castellon
American, 1914–1971
8 exhibitions
César Domela-Nieuwenhuis
Dutch, 1900–1992
5 exhibitions
J.J. Grandville
1 exhibition
Victor Hugo
French
2 exhibitions
Kukryniksy
Russian
4 exhibitions
George J. Marinko
1 exhibition
Isamu Noguchi
American, 1904–1988
39 exhibitions
Georgia O'Keeffe
American, 1887–1986
41 exhibitions
Axel Olson
Swedish
1 exhibition
Erik Olson
1 exhibition
Meret Oppenheim
Swiss, 1913–1985
5 exhibitions
Dr. Grace Pailthorpe
1 exhibition
Luca Penni
1 exhibition
Francis Picabia
French, 1879–1953
25 exhibitions
Cornelis Floris II
1 exhibition
Roland Penrose
British, 1900–1984
4 exhibitions
Pablo Picasso
Spanish, 1881–1973
231 exhibitions
Giovanni-Battista Piranesi
Italian, 1720–1778
4 exhibitions
Eugène le Poitevin
1 exhibition
Edwin S. Porter
American, 1870–1941
2 exhibitions
J. Andre Smith
2 exhibitions
Heinrich Vogtherr
1 exhibition
Wallace Putnam
American, 1899–1989
2 exhibitions
Charles Ramelet
French, 1805–1851
1 exhibition
Odilon Redon
French, 1840–1916
78 exhibitions
Ligier Richier
1 exhibition
Henri Rousseau
French, 1844–1910
49 exhibitions
Pierre Roy
French, 1880–1950
22 exhibitions
Jean Victor Adam
1 exhibition
Eileen Agar
2 exhibitions
Russell Barnett Aitken
American, 1910–2002
2 exhibitions
Julien Alberts
1 exhibition
Louis Aragon
French, 1897–1982
1 exhibition
Giuseppe Arcimboldo
Milanese, 1520–1593
1 exhibition
Hans Baldung (Grien)
German, 1484–1545
1 exhibition
John Banting
British, 1902–1972
1 exhibition
Paul de la Barre
1 exhibition
Herbert Bayer
American, born Austria. 1900–1985
32 exhibitions
Joseph Boggs Beale
1 exhibition
C.C. Beall
1 exhibition
Fred Becker
American, 1913–2004
3 exhibitions
Hans Bellmer
German, 1902–1975
17 exhibitions
A. Benquet
1 exhibition
Meyer Bernstein
1 exhibition
Vilhelm Bjerke-Petersen
Danish, 1909–1957
1 exhibition
Victor Brauner
Romanian, 1903–1966
10 exhibitions
Rodolphe Bresdin
French, 1822–1885
5 exhibitions
André Breton
French, 1896–1966
8 exhibitions
Pieter Bruegel I
Flemish, 1515–1569
3 exhibitions
Luis Buñuel
Spanish, 1900–1983
1 exhibition
Edward Burra
British, 1905–1976
6 exhibitions
Wilhelm Busch
German, 1832–1908
2 exhibitions
Alexander Calder
American, 1898–1976
77 exhibitions
Jacques Callot
French, 1592–1635
2 exhibitions
Harry Carlsson
1 exhibition
Lewis Carroll (Charles Lutwidge Dodgson)
British, 1832–1898
8 exhibitions
Marc Chagall
French, born Belarus. 1887–1985
96 exhibitions
Ferdinand Cheval
French, 1836–1924
1 exhibition
Giorgio de Chirico
Italian, born Greece. 1888–1978
80 exhibitions
René Clair
French, 1898–1981
2 exhibitions
Emile Cohl
French, 1857–1938
1 exhibition
Thomas Cole
American, 1801–1848
4 exhibitions
Joseph Cornell
American, 1903–1972
22 exhibitions
George Cruikshank
British, 1792–1878
1 exhibition
Salvador Dalí
Spanish, 1904–1989
59 exhibitions
Honoré Daumier
French
17 exhibitions
Eugène Delacroix
French, 1798–1863
6 exhibitions
Oscar Domínguez
French, 1906–1957
16 exhibitions
Katherine S. Dreier
American, 1877–1952
7 exhibitions
Marcel Duchamp
American, born France. 1887–1968
49 exhibitions
Germaine Dulac
French, 1882–1942
1 exhibition
Albrecht Dürer
3 exhibitions
Paul Eluard
French, 1895–1952
1 exhibition
James Ensor
Belgian, 1860–1949
34 exhibitions
Max Ernst
French, born Germany. 1891–1976
92 exhibitions
Lorser Feitelson
American, 1898–1978
5 exhibitions
Oronce Fine
French, 1494–1555
1 exhibition
Léonor Fini
1 exhibition
Wilhelm Freddie
Danish, 1909–1995
1 exhibition
Johann Heinrich Füssli
Swiss, 1741–1825
1 exhibition
Bernard Gaillot
French, 1780–1847
1 exhibition
Paul Ganz, Jr.
1 exhibition
Hugo Gellert
American, 1892–1985
3 exhibitions
Alberto Giacometti
Swiss, 1901–1966
72 exhibitions
C. Allan Gilbert
American
1 exhibition
André Gill
French, 1840–1885
1 exhibition
Julio González
Spanish, 1876–1942
28 exhibitions
Jean Goujon
1 exhibition
Francisco de Goya
Spanish, 1746–1828
5 exhibitions
George Grosz
American, born Germany. 1893–1959
77 exhibitions
O. Louis Guglielmi
American, 1906–1956
12 exhibitions
Hector Guimard
French, 1867–1942
14 exhibitions
Raoul Hausmann
Austrian, 1886–1971
8 exhibitions
Elizabeth King Hawley
American, 1833–1926
1 exhibition
Stanley William Hayter
British, 1901–1988
11 exhibitions
William Heath
1 exhibition
William Hogarth
English, 1697–1764
2 exhibitions
Jean Hoisington
American
1 exhibition
Hans Holbein, the younger
German, 1497–1543
2 exhibitions
Georges Hugnet
French, 1906–1974
1 exhibition
Valentine Hugo
French, 1890–1968
3 exhibitions
Peter Huys
Flemish, 1510–1594
2 exhibitions
Wenzel Jamnitzer
German, 1507–1585
1 exhibition
Marcel Janco
Israeli, 1895–1984
4 exhibitions
Marcel Jean
French, 1900–1993
6 exhibitions
Sven Jonson
Swedish, 1902–1981
2 exhibitions
Waldo Kaufer
American, 1906–1972
1 exhibition
Dora Maar (Henriette Theodora Markovitch)
French, born Russia. 1907–1997
2 exhibitions
Loren MacIver
American, 1909–1998
23 exhibitions
René Magritte
Belgian, 1898–1967
28 exhibitions
Kazimir Malevich
Russian, born Ukraine. 1878–1935
34 exhibitions
Man Ray
American, 1890–1976
78 exhibitions
André Masson
French, 1896–1987
71 exhibitions
Reuben Mednikoff
1 exhibition
Georges Méliès
French, 1861–1938
5 exhibitions
Knud Merrild
American, born Denmark.1894–1954
11 exhibitions
Charles Meryon
French, 1821–1868
2 exhibitions
E.L.T. (Edouard Léon Théodore) Mesens
Belgian, 1903–1968
3 exhibitions
László Moholy-Nagy
American, born Hungary. 1895–1946
73 exhibitions
Henry Moore
British, 1898–1986
59 exhibitions
Filippo Morghen
1 exhibition
Stellan Mörner
1 exhibition
Reinhold Nägele
German
1 exhibition
Paul Nash
British, 1889–1946
7 exhibitions
Richard Oelze
German, 1900–1981
16 exhibitions
Christian Schad
German, 1894–1982
10 exhibitions
Erhard Schön
1 exhibition
Martin Schongauer
1 exhibition
Kurt Schwitters
German, 1887–1948
56 exhibitions
Kurt Seligmann
American, 1900–1962
19 exhibitions
David Alfaro Siqueiros
Mexican, 1896–1974
37 exhibitions
Harry Sternberg
American
8 exhibitions
Sophie Taeuber-Arp
Swiss, 1889–1943
13 exhibitions
Emilio Terry
French, 1890–1969
2 exhibitions
Esias Thoren
Swedish, 1901–1981
1 exhibition
James Thurber
American, 1894–1961
5 exhibitions
Kristians Tonny
Dutch
5 exhibitions
Tristan Tzara
French, born Romania. 1896–1963
4 exhibitions
Giovanni da Udine
Italian, 1487–1564
1 exhibition
Agostino Veneziano
1 exhibition
Adam van Vianen
1 exhibition
Bjerke-Petersen Vilh
1 exhibition
Leonardo da Vinci
Italian, 1452–1519
3 exhibitions
George A. Wotherspoon
American
1 exhibition

New York Times Review of the exhibition

PUBLISHED

13 December 1936

FANTASY IN PERSPECTIVE; The Museum of Modern Art Opens Show Of Dada and Surrealism, Old and New

By Edward Alden JEWELL

OUT of nihilism came Dada. Nihilism is almost as old as the human race, but Dada, its twentieth century bundle of neurasthenic chills and fever, uttered the first tentative yell of protest against every thing on earth in the Cabaret Voltaire in Zurich about two years after the World War started.

New York Times • page X11 • 1,450 words