Place Dauphine avec un petit peu du... Surréalisme!


André Breton saw in Place Dauphine the female sex of the city of Paris. Its triangular form, the ...slot, that divides it up into two tree-covered pieces, all this looked to him like the sex of a woman. The two arms of the river Seine that join each other at the pointed western front of the island would be, in this optic, nothing else than the legs of the lady. There is an erotic magnetism at stake on Place Dauphine, which is so strong that people prefer to avoid it. It’s actually one of the most beautiful and deserted squares in Paris...

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André Breton (1896-1966)

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