As part of its ongoing investigations into alternative art-makers of the 20th century, The Gallery of Everything invites you to experience ART + REVOLUTION IN HAITI.
This immersive, three-venue exhibition will recall the moment in 1945 when Surrealism descended on a former slave colony - and rewrote not just history, but art history.
To illustrate the story, The Gallery of Everything will display period artworks from le Centre d’Art d’Haïti - many of which have never been shown in the UK - alongside original material from the personal collection of André Breton, the founder of Surrealism.
The project will culminate at Frieze Masters with a survey of rare masterpieces by key influencers in the Haitian narrative. Foremost among them, the exceptional Hector Hyppolite - whose visualisations of Vodou spirits were championed by Breton, and who inspired Breton’s infamous collaboration with Marcel Duchamp: Surréalisme en 1947.