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Lobsters, Butterflies, and Dreams: Stephanie D’Alessandro on Surrealism Beyond Borders

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Marcel Jean (La Charité-sur-Loire, France 1900–1993 Louveciennes, France) Armoire surréaliste (Surrealist Wardrobe) 1941 Oil on wood 72 13/16 × 83 1/16 × 35 7/16 in. (185 × 211 × 90 cm) Musée des arts décoratifs, Paris, gift of the artist 1994 © 2021 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / ADAGP, Paris. Photo credit: © MAD, Paris / Jean Tholance

Stephanie D’Alessandro joined The Met in 2017 as Leonard A. Lauder Curator of Modern Art and is curator of Surrealism Beyond Borders (closed January 2022). She has organized numerous exhibitions, including Matisse: Radical Invention, 1913–17 (2010), Magritte: The Mystery of the Ordinary, 1926–38 (2014), and Tarsila do Amaral: Inventing Modern Art in Brazil (2017). An expert on international modernism, she received her PhD from the University of Chicago.

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