Georges Hugnet/ Georges Hugnet

France 1906 - 1974


Georges Hugnet
Georges Hugnet

Georges Hugnet was a figure in the Dada movement and Surrealism. He was a man of many talents and dabbled in a variety of artistic pursuits including poetry, editing, publishing, translating, film and play writing, acting, rare book collecting, and book binding design until his death in 1974. There is an inventory of his papers in the Carlton Lake Collection at the Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center of the University of Texas at Austin.

Featured image: Georges Hugnet – Untitled (laundry and legs collage), 1933-36 – image courtesy of Phillips