Dreams 1900-2000: Science, Art and the Unconscious Mind



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Edited by Lynn Gamwell. Published by Cornell University Press, 1999. First Edition, First Printing. Quarto. Black cloth. 304pp. 100 color and 50 b/w illustrations. Appendix that lists more than 1000 examples of twentieth-century art about dreams. Tiny closed tear at head of front panel of dust jacket else Fine in Fine dust jacket.

“Written to commemorate the centenary of Freud’s classic work, this lavishly illustrated book examines the shifting roles that dreams have played in twentieth- century art and science. Over the course of the century, as scientists researched the psychology and physiology of dreams, artists from Odilon Redon and Joan Miro to Mark Rothko and Akira Kurosawa created dramatic images centered in the unconscious.