Selections from the Abiquiu Bookroom: VVV

Poetry, plastic arts, anthropology, sociology, psychology

Among O’Keeffe’s diverse collection of books and serials is no. 2-3 of VVV. VVV was a Surrealist journal published in New York during World War II and was edited by David Hare with editorial advisors André Breton, Marcel Duchamp and Max Ernst.

The pages of VVV are of varying weight and may include attachments and/or pull out pages. The back cover of no. 2-3 is a Duchamp “readymade”.

For more information on VVV:

AIC – Ryerson and Burnham Libraries: Surrealism in New York

Museum of Modern Art: America Fantastica: Art, Literature, and the Surrealist Legacy in Experimental Publishing, 1938-1968

The Metropolitan Museum of Art: The Collection Online

Tori Duggan, Research Center Associate