7 Feb 2019

A dream inside a dream

 Lebrecht Music; Arts / Alamy Stock Photo

Magical collages brings Lewis Carroll into a Grandville phantasmagoria.

"With its dreamlike inversions and kaleidoscopic cast of anthropomorphic objects, animals, and plants, the world of French artist J. J. Grandville is at once both delightful and disquieting. Patricia Mainardi explores the unique work of this 19th-century illustrator now recognised as a major precursor and inspiration to the Surrealist movement." 
Essay: Grandville, Visions and Dreams. read more


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