Cadavres Exquis

Le cadavre exquis is a collective game invented by the Surrealists in 1925 in a house that has now disappeared, at 54, rue du Château in Paris where Marcel Duhamel, Jacques Prévert, Yves Tanguy lived.

Among the participants were painters and poets, including André Breton, René Char, Simone Collinet, Eugène Brendel dit Paul Eluard, Nusch Éluard, Georges Hugnet, Frida Kahlo, Henry Miller. Joan Miró, Max Morise, Benjamin Peret, Pierre Reverdy, Man Ray, Tristan Tzara, and others.

The name of this method is taken from the first sentence made in this way: "The exquisite corpse will drink the new wine. »