|Automatic drawing by Andre Masson|
As I said in class, l'ecriture automatique is a form of graphic design. Call it unconscious design. The idea is to design the spontaneous, the unthought, leave it to the line to do the talking. That -at least- was the premise of the Surrealists.
|Wolfgang Paalen, ca 1950|
From the 1916 FORM MAGAZINE.