Andre Breton, Three Collage Poems, (1920’s)
"When will the arbitrary be granted the place it deserves in the formation of works and ideas?"
-Andre Breton, From For Dada
The “Immortal Beloved” Letters | Ludwig van Beethoven
Beethoven’s unsent love letters written to his “Immortal Beloved”, whose identity remains unknown.
Carte Postale de Picasso à Apollinaire : « Je ne te vois plus. Tu es mort ? »
L’employé de banque Guillaume Apollinaire devant la Bourse de Paris.
6 décembre 1905.
A very messy Beethoven manuscript.
(From our latest Curator’s Choice by Sandra Tuppen of the British LIbrary on their digitised music manuscripts. See more here: http://bit.ly/1au9TYv )
Letter written by Rilke to his ‘grand ami’ Rodin. Source Musée Rodin
My dear friend, you should see the beautiful building and the room I live in since this morning. The three windows open to an abandoned garden where, from time to time, you can see innocent rabbits jumping through the trellises like in an old painting.
Envelope, 1911 France, from Pablo Picasso to Gertrude Stein
From: Gertrude Stein and Alice B. Toklas papers