VISIONARY REVUE

HANS BELLMER
HANS BELLMER
LITTLE TREATISE ON MORALS


 
 
 


PARIS - SUMMER 2001

FELICIEN ROPS
FELICIEN ROPS: IDOL (Detail)

THE GALLERY OF VISIONARY PORNOGRAPHY

     A simple example of this is offered by the Surrealist artist, Hans Bellmer. In his work, the transparency of the figures allows us to obtain angles, see forms, and note anatomy that, otherwise, would be beyond the reach of our normal vision. In our mind, we are able to enter more deeply into the figures and explore their physical relationship. Nothing is occulted from our vision.
     A further example is provided by the Belgian Symbolist Félicien Rops. Here, as in a dream, he has conjured forth from the depths of his imagination an elephantine creature which, unique among higher animals, is able to copulate with itself. What is more, its sexual act defies all logic,



 
 
 


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