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Rachael Baes

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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...Painting expressionistically since the 1920s, and moving to Paris in 1940 upon the arrest then execution of her lover, the right-wing Flemish nationalist Joris van Severen, Rachael Baes turned to surrealism on meeting Paul Éluard in 1945...

Vilhelm Bjerke Petersen

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 and theoretician, Bjerke Peterson was instrumental along with Wilhelm Freddie in developing surrealism in Denmark during the 1930s. A student at the Bauhaus in 1930–1, Bjerke Petersen was initially oriented both to abstraction...

Juan Breá

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 poet and journalist and a founder of Trotskyism in Cuba, Juan Breá participated in surrealism along with Mary Low in Romania, France, and Czechoslovakia, as well as fighting in the 1933 Revolution in Cuba. He was in the POUM militia...

Simone Collinet

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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...Collinet was the first wife of André Breton and, along with her cousin Denise Lévy, played a key role in early surrealism as a sometimes acerbic critic and sounding board for Breton and the other surrealists as they developed the movement...

Jacques Baron

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 precocious poet, Jacques Baron was one of the founding members of the French surrealist group (only 19 at the time and already a published poet). Despite this early brilliance, he was rather parsimonious in his publications, which...

Bona

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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...The niece of Italian painter Filippo De Pisis, Bona participated in surrealism after meeting the writer André Pieyre de Mandiargues in 1947, whom she later married. She is particularly noted for her collages made from textiles and natural...

John Banting

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 initially been attracted to vorticism and associated with the Bloomsbury group, Banting was drawn into the surrealist orbit while staying in Paris in the early 1930s. Back in Britain he became a member of the nascent group in London...

Evil

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 1 : Movements

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2019

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...Evil rebels against good. It could do no less.Evil becomes a specific, if implicit, issue for the surrealists from the time they discovered the works of the Comte de Lautréamont. In 1917 their curiosity was aroused when Philippe Soupault...

Melusina

The International Encyclopedia of Surrealism Volume 1 : Movements

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2019

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...Melusina is a fairy-woman of medieval legend, associated with enchantment, regeneration, and the marvelous. Although certainly derived from an earlier cult of Celtic fertility goddesses, the name itself is first recorded in Jean d’Arras’ La...

Myriam Bat-Yosef

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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...Painter, object maker, and performance artist, Bat-Yosef’s family fled the Nazi regime in 1933 and she spent her childhood in Palestine and France. Meeting the artist Erró (whom she would marry) in company with Jean-Jacques Lebel, Alain...