Making a House Less Like Home

posted: 05-28-10
Rene Magritte, "Le Dormeur téméraire"
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The Barbican gallery's "Surreal House" exhibit has opened and is drawing insightful reviews, most recently from the Financial Times. If the act of building and maintaining a home reflects the process of being in the world, then the surrealist project subverts that process by making "home" un-homelike.


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