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Art, Abstract--France--20th century

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

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Salon des Réalités Nouvelles Collection

Identifier: MS161
Abstract The Salon des Réalités Nouvelles was a Paris group that promoted geometric abstract art during the post-WWII period.  The salon, or exhibiting society, was formed in 1946 and is seen as a continuation of "Abstraction-Création: art non figuratif," which was a loose ensemble of proponents of abstract art that formed in 1931 to offer an alternative to the figurative/representational tendencies of André Breton's Surrealists.  The Salon took its name and original direction from a 1939 exhibition...
Dates: 1939 - 1958; Other: Majority of material found within 1956 - 1958