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Breton on Ernst

Surreality will be, moreover, the means of our wish for total evasion (and it is understood that one can go so far in dislocating a hand from its arm that the hand thereby becomes increasingly hand, and also that in speaking of evasion we are not referring to space.)

André Breton, Foreword to The 100 Headless Woman (La Femme Cents Têtes) by Max Ernst (reprint George Braziller NY 1981, p. 9)