Art: Super

Paris' exhibition of L'Art Cruel (TIME, Jan. 24) had not long closed its doors on a willing world before there opened last fortnight in a small, select Galerie Beaux-Arts an exhibition with a broader appeal. This was the first international show of Surrealism (superrealism) ever held in the city where that movement was born.* Critics who have been forgetting about this weird school's pristine vigors were reminded of them forcibly when the opening night turned into a near riot, with 2,000 chittering Frenchmen milling around the gates and a troop of police in...

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