Museumification, mummification.

Distorting mirror, Breton collection

Distorting mirror (‘miroir de sorcière’) from André Breton’s collection of art, ethnographic/oceanic objects, objets trouvés, natural objects and objects of curiosity;

Breton in his studio with distorting mirror

in Breton’s studio at 42, rue Fontaine in Paris in the 1930s (the round object right above his head…);

Distorting mirror in Breton Wall

and as part of the ‘Breton Wall’ at Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, in 2005 (see right lower section of the picture).

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