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Arts & Entertainment - June 25, 2010

Altering the ordinary

Art center invites ingenuity in surrealism-inspired summer showings

by Janet Silver Ghent

By altering the ordinary, surrealist art clears the eye of preconceptions. Think Salvador Dali's distorted timepieces, Rene Magritte's sky-filled eye, Man Ray's nude with violin f-holes carved into her derriere.

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