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Quotation by Susan Sontag
Surrealism is a bourgeois disaffection; that its militants thought it universal is only one of the signs that it is typically bourgeois.
Susan Sontag (b. 1933), U.S. essayist. "Melancholy Objects," On Photography (1977).
For Sontag, "surrealism in painting amounted to little more than the contents of a meagerly stocked dream world: a few witty fantasies, mostly wet dreams and agoraphobic nightmares."
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