Monday, February 26, 2007

From behind 2.20

...the enlivening impact of the culture clash between WASPy bureaucrats and Surrealists, naive Americans and sophisticated Europeans. As Peggy Guggenheim, who has a brief cameo role in the book as the lover of Max Ernst, once complained: "Oh! This new insult - bourgeoise. Why doesn't he call me a whore like all the other men in my life?"

M.J. Reisz, "Surreal Refuge", TLS Dec 1 2006, p.27



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