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Press Release: Edward James' translation of Salvador Dalí's iconic 1936 lecture on display for the first time at Whitechapel Gallery

Posted on 7th June 2021

The Introduction and part of a translated text (by Edward James) of Salvador Dalí's iconic lecture at the International Surrealist Exhibition in London in July 1936, which was recently found among miscellaneous papers in the archive of West Dean College of Arts and Conservation is on display for the first time in an exhibition at Whitechapel Gallery in London. Complementing the major retrospective Eileen Agar: Angel of Anarchy, the archival exhibition Phantoms of Surrealism runs from Wednesday, May 19 to Sunday, December 12, 2021 and examines the pivotal role of women as artists, organisers, editors and animators of the Surrealist movement in Britain.  

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