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Ernst, Max - Dark Gods and For Alice's Friends

Identifier

000975

Type of Spiritual Experience

Invisible input - inspiration
Vision
Hallucination

Number of hallucinations: 1

Background

A description of the experience

My wanderings, my anxieties, my impatiences, my doubts, my beliefs, my hallucinations, my loves, my rages, my revolts, my contradictions, my refusals to submit to any discipline, even my own, the sporadic visits of Perturbation, My Sister, The Hundred-Headless Woman, none of these have succeeded in creating a climate favourable to the working out of a calm, serene body of work.

Like my behaviour, my work is not harmonious in the sense of the classical composers, or even of the classical revolutionaries.

Seditious, uneven, contradictory, it is unacceptable for specialists in art, in culture, in behaviour, in morals.

It has the power, on the other hand, to enchant my accomplices, the poets, the paraphysicians, some illiterates - Max Ernst, 1959.

For Alice's friends

Dark gods

The source of the experience

Ernst, Max

Concepts, symbols and science items

Concepts

Demons

Symbols

Science Items

Activities and commonsteps

Commonsteps

References