André Breton, an almost qualified medical student fascinated with the (then) new theory of psychoanalysis, worked as an assistant in shellshock wards across the Western Front during World War 1. His disgust at the savagery of war led him to abandon medecine, abandon history, and found the Surrealist movement.
Jean Cocteau - Le Belle & La Bete
Professor Hans Richer on DADA, the art of WWI, Cabaret Voltaire and Post-WWI
The Smoking Dog, The Smoking Dog - the Film, The Smoking Dog in painting, The Smoking Dog in art, The Smoking Dog history, Le Chien qui Fume The Film, Le Chien qui Fume history, Le Chien qui Fume fiction, Le Chien qui Fume art, The Dog in Post War Europe, Surrealism & Dada in post WW1 art & film,