Book cover for "Forbidden Games," featuring a detail of the black and white photograph by Anton Stankowski, entitled "Photo Eye (Foto-Auge)," from 1927, of a woman’s eye.
SVA Library has recently added a spectacular exhibition catalog to its collection, entitled, Forbidden Games - Surrealist and Modernist Photography: The David Raymond Collection in the Cleveland Museum of Art - one of the many new books you will find displayed on the New Book shelf located in the front of the library.

Featuring 178 vintage prints from the 1920's through the 1940's, in a variety of photographic techniques by artists from 14 countries, this illustrated volume is the public debut of the Surrealist photography collection of David Raymond at the Cleveland Museum of Art.Keep your eye out: the VRC will soon be adding select images from Forbidden Games to SVA's online image database, MDID!

Cover Image (above): Photo Eye (Foto-Auge) (detail), 1927, printed 1938 40. Anton Stankowski (German, 1906 1998). Gelatin silver print, montage, from negatives with handwork; 10.9 x 14.5 cm. The Cleveland Museum of Art