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Farid Lariby

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 poet, Farid Lariby was one of the founders of the Arab surrealist group in 1975 and of the journal Le Désir libertaire. He also contributed to Le Melog. According to Hélène Lariby, writing in the catalog of the exhibition...

Ilmar Laaban

Michael Richardson

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...Translator, critic, and poet, Ilmar Laaban began publishing poetry in 1938. Escaping from Nazi occupied Estonia in 1943, he made his home in Stockholm and participated in the activities of the Swedish surrealists. Banned from publishing...

Jacqueline Lamba

Michael Richardson

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...Jacqueline Lamba was a painter who participated in surrealism from 1934 to 1948, when she definitively renounced it in her work. Lamba met and married André Breton in 1934, and their daughter Aube was born in 1935. A spirited figure, Lamba...

Étienne Léro

Michael Richardson

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Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...One of the founders of the Martinican group at the Sorbonne, Étienne Léro helped to establish the journal Légitime Défense. By all accounts one of the most gifted poets and theoretical writers of the group, because of his early death he...

Félix Labisse

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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Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...One of the artists on the fringes of surrealism but never fully accepted in the mainstream of the movement, Félix Labisse created a world of fantastic creatures. He was the subject of films by Alain Resnais (Visite à Félix Labisse, 1947...

Andrew Lass

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 member of the Czechoslovak surrealist group since 1968, Andrew Lass had lived in Prague from childhood until 1973, when he was deported as part of the Stalinist process of “normalization” from 1969. Moving to the United States, he became...

Artur Lundkvist

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, novelist, and literary critic, Artur Lundkvist introduced surrealism to Sweden in 1934–5 as co-editor with Gunnar Ekelöf of the literary magazine Karavan. He also became one of the foremost representatives of the Vitalist movement...

Film Noir

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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...The phenomenon of film noir emerged almost unnoticed within Hollywood cinema during and immediately after the Second World War. Identified as such by French critics only when the films reached the continent at the war’s end...

Robert Lagarde

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...To contemplate a drawing by Lagarde is to have a stone in one’s shoe; it’s to put your finger between the tree and its bark or to crack like a wall in the sun. The discomfort comes entirely from within. To understand better the different...

Mary Low

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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...Mary Low, British born of Australian parentage, came into contact with the surrealists in Paris in 1933, in which milieu she met her husband, the Cuban poet Juan Breá. Together they participated actively in the Spanish Civil War and wrote...