Surrealist Chessboard, 1934. Photomontage: Man Ray. Published in Georges Hugnet (ed.), Petite anthologie poétique du surréalisme, Paris, 1934. From left to right: André Breton, Max Ernst, Salvador Dalí, Hans Arp, Yves Tanguy, René Char, René Crevel, Paul Eluard, Giorgio de Chirico, Alberto Giacometti, Tristan Tzara, Pablo Picasso, René Magritte, Victor Brauner, Benjamin Péret, Gui Rosey, Joan Miró, E.L.T. Mesens, Georges Hugnet, Man Ray

Surrealist Chessboard, 1934. Photomontage: Man Ray. Published in Georges Hugnet (ed.), Petite anthologie poétique du surréalisme, Paris, 1934. From left to right: André Breton, Max Ernst, Salvador Dalí, Hans Arp, Yves Tanguy, René Char, René Crevel, Paul Eluard, Giorgio de Chirico, Alberto Giacometti, Tristan Tzara, Pablo Picasso, René Magritte, Victor Brauner, Benjamin Péret, Gui Rosey, Joan Miró, E.L.T. Mesens, Georges Hugnet, Man Ray

Dictionnaire abrégé du surréalisme edited by André Breton and Paul Eluard, published by Galerie des beaux-arts, Paris, 1938. Cover image: Yves Tanguy

Dictionnaire abrégé du surréalisme edited by André Breton and Paul Eluard, published by Galerie des beaux-arts, Paris, 1938. Cover image: Yves Tanguy

Man Ray, L'Enigme d'Isidore Ducasse, 1920, remade 1972. Collection: Tate

Man Ray, L'Enigme d'Isidore Ducasse, 1920, remade 1972. Collection: Tate

Je ne vois pas la [femme] cachée dans la forêt (I do not see the [woman] hidden in the forest), photomontage by René Magritte published in La Révolution surréaliste no. 12, 15 December 1929

Je ne vois pas la [femme] cachée dans la forêt (I do not see the [woman] hidden in the forest), photomontage by René Magritte published in La Révolution surréaliste no. 12, 15 December 1929

Parisian Surrealist group: Tristan Tzara, Paul Eluard, André Breton, Hans Arp, Salvador Dalí, Yves Tanguy, Max Ernst, René Crevel, and Man Ray, 1933. Photograph: Anna Riwkin

Parisian Surrealist group: Tristan Tzara, Paul Eluard, André Breton, Hans Arp, Salvador Dalí, Yves Tanguy, Max Ernst, René Crevel, and Man Ray, 1933. Photograph: Anna Riwkin

Surrealism, edited by Herbert Read, published by Faber and Faber, 1936 (spine and front cover). Collage and design: Roland Penrose

Surrealism, edited by Herbert Read, published by Faber and Faber, 1936 (spine and front cover). Collage and design: Roland Penrose

Investigating Sex: Surrealist Discussions, 1928-1932, published by Verso, London, 1992. Design: Paul Burcher, adapted from a photomontage in La Révolution surréaliste, December 1929

Investigating Sex: Surrealist Discussions, 1928-1932, published by Verso, London, 1992. Design: Paul Burcher, adapted from a photomontage in La Révolution surréaliste, December 1929

Front cover of the first issue of La Révolution surréaliste, a journal published by the Surrealist group in Paris, 1 December 1924

Front cover of the first issue of La Révolution surréaliste, a journal published by the Surrealist group in Paris, 1 December 1924

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