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CONTENTS Introduction: A Death and its Aftermath PART I: DEATH IMITATES ART Surrealism: Damaged Muses and Mischievous Mannequins Man Ray: A Subversive Vision Minotaur and Minotaure Dreams of Love and Death Exquisite Corpse: A Literal Reenactment? PART II: ART IMITATES DEATH After the Murder The L. A. Avant-garde in the 1940s Marcel Duchamp and the Etant Donnés, part I William Copley: Surrealist Confidante Marcel Duchamp and the Etant Donnés, part II Afterword: Into the Labyrinth [TK] Appendix I: Los Angeles 1935-1950: A Web of Connections Appendix II: Exquisite Corpse Timeline [TK] Acknowledgments [TK] Notes Bibliography [TK] Index
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
Short, Elizabeth, 1924-1947.
Man Ray, 1890-1976.
Duchamp, Marcel, 1887-1968.
Murder -- California -- Los Angeles.
Murder in art.