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Will Alexander

Michael Richardson

Michael Richardson is Visiting Fellow in the Centre for Cultural Studies at Goldsmiths University of London, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The International Encyclopedia of Surrealism Volume 2 : Surrealists A–L

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...Poet, essayist, and artist who became linked with surrealism through friendships with Philip Lamantia and Laurence Weisberg, Alexander began writing after encountering a book about Rimbaud. Initially working in isolation, he was influenced...

Philippe Audoin

Michael Richardson

Michael Richardson is Visiting Fellow in the Centre for Cultural Studies at Goldsmiths University of London, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The International Encyclopedia of Surrealism Volume 2 : Surrealists A–L

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...One of the mainstays of surrealist group activity in France during the 1960s, Audoin was a perceptive critic whose essays were prominent in the surrealist publications of the time but have never been collected in volume form. He is noted...

Adolphe Acker

Michael Richardson

Michael Richardson is Visiting Fellow in the Centre for Cultural Studies at Goldsmiths University of London, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The International Encyclopedia of Surrealism Volume 2 : Surrealists A–L

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...Adolphe Acker was a member of the French group from 1932 to 1951; he separated from it after having been one of initiators of “The Carrouges Affair,” accusing Breton of keeping “religious company.” His most important role...

Noël Arnaud

Michael Richardson

Michael Richardson is Visiting Fellow in the Centre for Cultural Studies at Goldsmiths University of London, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The International Encyclopedia of Surrealism Volume 2 : Surrealists A–L

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...Having participated in the neo-Dada group Les Réverbères from 1937 to 1941, Arnaud became one of the key members of the clandestine surrealist group in Paris, La Main à plume, during the Nazi Occupation. After the war, he was one...

Roberto Aizenberg

Michael Richardson

Michael Richardson is Visiting Fellow in the Centre for Cultural Studies at Goldsmiths University of London, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The International Encyclopedia of Surrealism Volume 2 : Surrealists A–L

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...Originally an architect, Roberto Aizenberg turned to painting when studying with Juan Batlle Planas, becoming one of the most important surrealist artists in Latin America. His architectural background is apparent in his images of isolated...

Jacques Abeille

Michael Richardson

Michael Richardson is Visiting Fellow in the Centre for Cultural Studies at Goldsmiths University of London, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The International Encyclopedia of Surrealism Volume 2 : Surrealists A–L

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...Initially involved in the para-surrealist group Parapluycha in Bordeaux from 1966, and on friendly terms with the surrealist artist Pierre Molinier from that city, Abeille is an important writer who has participated in surrealism since...

Pierre Alechinsky

The International Encyclopedia of Surrealism Volume 2 : Surrealists A–L

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...Biographical Notes/Participation in Surrealism Pierre Alechinsky was born in Brussels, Belgium, in 1927. He began the study of art at the École Nationale Supérieure d’Architecture et des Arts Décoratifs in Brussels in 1944, also called La...

Sarane Alexandrian

The International Encyclopedia of Surrealism Volume 2 : Surrealists A–L

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...Sarane Alexandrian was a prolific writer, the author of some sixty books on art, poetry, and philosophy, who for a short period during 1947–8 was the right-hand man to André Breton, as the movement’s Secretary-General. He left the group...

Eugène Atget

The International Encyclopedia of Surrealism Volume 1 : Movements

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2019

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...Even though Eugène Atget didn’t belong to the same group of “conspirators of imagination” as the surrealists, his images became “appropriated” by them. He differed from them, of course. He was much older, and he died three years after...

Fernando De Azevedo

Michael Richardson

Michael Richardson is Visiting Fellow in the Centre for Cultural Studies at Goldsmiths University of London, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The International Encyclopedia of Surrealism Volume 2 : Surrealists A–L

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...A painter who was one of the founder members of the Portuguese group in 1947, Azevedo also gravitated to art informel in 1950 as surrealist activity in Portugal waned. He was involved in the 1949 exhibition of the surrealist group...