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Roland Topor - Jardinage

Roland Topor - Copie de l'Architecte

Some samples of the savage surrealism of Roland Topor. His novel 'The Tenant', which was later filmed by Polanski, contains a telling quote which sums up his world view:

He was perfectly conscious of the absurdity of his behavior, but he was incapable of changing it. This absurdity was an essential part of him. It was probably the most basic element of his personality.
Roland Topor - Les Masochistes

Large collection of Topor's drawings at Topor et Moi (in French; see albums on the left). See also Arnon Grunberg's post on 'Reading Roland Topor'.


le coup au coeur

The Voici Magritte exhibition in Boijmans shows mainly Magritte 's lesser known drawings and gouaches. Among the many sketches, experiments and variations on his famous paintings, there are some striking new examples of his unique br… Read the full post »

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