DESMOND MORRIS

ART

Desmond Morris has been painting for over fifty years. He held his first exhibition in 1948 and his most recent in 2001.

Four books have been written about his work:
The Secret Surrealist
The Paintings of Desmond Morris

Desmond Morris with an introduction by Philip Oakes
(Phaidon, Oxford: 1987)
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THE SURREALIST WORLD OF DESMOND MORRIS
Michel Remy (Cape, London: 1991)
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French edition:
L'Univers Surrealiste de Desmond Morris
(Souffles, Paris)
Desmond Morris
 50 Years of Surrealism

Silvano Levy

Text excerpts

In this book Silvano Levy traces the principal themes in Morris' paintings and discusses their significance within the context of Surrealism, the movement with which Morris has identified for over fifty years.

 DESMOND MORRIS
NAKED SURREALISM

Pandora, 1999
(This is an enlarged edition of the 1997 book)
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CATALOGUE RAISONNÉ
Now in preparation, for publication in 2000.

ATTENTION COLLECTORS!

Catalogue Raisonné now in preparation
If you own a work by Desmond Morris
please contact author Silvano Levy here to have your work included

Author Silvano Levy has divided the artist's work into four main periods, as follows:

The Blind Watchmaker      
1986
      The blind watchmaker
Early Period
1944 - 56
Zoo Period
1956 - 68

Naked Ape Period
1968 - 89

Late Period
1990 onwards

All enquiries concerning works of art by Desmond Morris
should be adressed to:

THE MAYOR GALLERY
22a CORK STREET, LONDON W1X 1HB.
TEL: 0207 734 3558. FAX: 0207 494 1377
e-mail: mayor.gallery@virgin.net
website: http://www.artnet.com/mayor.html
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