The object is a slipper-spoon that Andre Breton found in a flea market, and which he recognized as a fulfillment of the wish spoken by the automatic phrase that had begun running through his mind some months before -- the phrase cendrier Cendrillon, or Cinderella ashtray.
Embroidery detail from the winter 2014 Chanel haute couture collection
"We Palestinians don’t talk about fear, we talk about death. Our rockets scare them; their rockets kill us. We have no bomb shelters, we have no sirens, we have nowhere we can take our children and keep them safe. They are scared. We are dying."
Kitao Masayoshi, from Documents japonais (Japanese art documents), by Charles Gillot, Paris, 188?