parc des buttes-chaumont
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parc des buttes-chaumont  oil on linen, 45 x 60 cm
"riding eastwards... towards the parc des buttes-chaumont, [which melly had noted as one of the "various 'chosen places' revered by the surrealists, ...that astonishing pleasure ground, hallowed by nineteenth-century suicides, which occupies a long section of louis aragon's paris peasant (1926)..."]"*
thereby enter at your own risk... "with a feeling of conquest and the true intoxication of an open mind."- louis aragon
*excerpted from "Rue des Solitaires" by g. verster, 2004 [posted March 30, 2007]