The Avant-Garde Between the Wars
Pascal Pia Exhibit
Small magazines were of fundamental importance in disseminating the literature, ideas, and art of the avant-garde, for example, the Dada and Surrealist movements, between the two world wars. The titles of various reviews indicate in themselves the iconoclastic aims of the editors. Here are a few examples from the Pia collection:
Postcard from Blaise Cendrars (1887-1961) to André Blandin in Brussels, referring to the latter’s Belle Violence.