A history of surrealism, surreal art, and the artists involved in the surrealist art movement. A definitive history of the surrealist movement.

Name: Jean Benoit
Year of Birth & Death: (1922 - ?)
Biography: Born in Quebec, he moved to Paris in 1947. He and his wife, Mimi Parent, then began to create costumes. "The Execution of the Testament of Sade" (1950) inspired at masochistic ceremony that was performed in fron of a samll audience in 1959. He based his "Necrophilic Costumes" (1964) on classical horror films.

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