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Figure and Presence

by  Octavio Paz

Forty years ago Dada swept away the speculative pretensions of cubist painting. A short time afterwards the Surrealists opposed against the object-idea of Juan Gris, Villon or Delaunay, an interior vision which destroyed the consistency of the object as a thing and its coherence as a system of intellectual

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Group 1890

by  Octavio Paz

Surrounded By Infinity…

Some weeks ago I received the visit of a few young men. They told me that they were painters, that they had founded a group called 1890; they showed me a manifesto and they invited me to see their work. We were together several times after that; I spent long hours

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