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Exploring Surrealism's Connections To War, Connecticut

Salvador Dali and Max Ernst are among the Surrealist artists whose works are on view in Monsters & Myths, an exhibit at the Wadsworth Atheneum in Hartford. This hour, we go behind the scenes and take an in-depth look at Connecticut's place within the Surrealist movement. 

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  • Oliver Tostmann - Susan Morse Hilles Curator of European Art at the Wadsworth Atheneum; co-curator of the exhibit Monsters & Myths: Surrealism and War in the 1930s and 1940s
  • Erin Monroe - Robert H. Schutz, Jr., Associate Curator of American Art at the Wadsworth Atheneum
  • Cynthia Roznoy - Curator at the Mattatuck Museum in Waterbury, Connecticut
  • Stephen Robeson Miller - Independent scholar in Surrealism and freelance curator; he has written extensively on the lives of Surrealist artists Kay Sage and Yves Tanguy


Monsters & Myths: Surrealism and War in the 1930s and 1940s will be on view at the Wadsworth Atheneum through January 13, 2019. For more info, click here

For more info on the Mattatuck Museum, click here

Chion Wolf contributed to this show.

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