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Alexandre O’Neill

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 3 : Surrealists M – Z

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...A founder of the Lisbon surrealist movement in 1947, O’Neill was a popular poet with a reputation in Portugal comparable to that of Jacques Prévert in France. Like Prévert, he presented an attitude of permanent revolt conveyed through...

Peter Overton

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 3 : Surrealists M – Z

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...A poet and photographer, Peter Overton founded the surrealist journal Extrance with Annie McGrath (four issues, 1987–90). He has collaborated closely with the surrealist group in Leeds since its foundation and has published Down Victory...

Richard Oelze

The International Encyclopedia of Surrealism Volume 3 : Surrealists M – Z

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...To encounter Richard Oelze’s work is immediately to become immersed in embryonic forms floating through pre-human landscapes. The experience is, in the words of André Breton, “somewhat otherworldly” (1972: 80) and it comes courtesy...

Toshiko Okanoue

The International Encyclopedia of Surrealism Volume 3 : Surrealists M – Z

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...Toshiko Okanoue was born in 1928 in Kōchi, a city on the Japanese island of Shikoku, but moved with her family to Tokyo soon after. She was just 17 when the Second World War ended and only 22 when she started making her first collages...

Phosphor: A Surrealist Luminescence

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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...Phosphor: A Surrealist Luminescence is the journal of the Leeds Surrealist Group, of which four issues to date have been published between 2008 and 2015. A further issue is currently in process.The Leeds Surrealist Group was founded in 1994...

Gordon Onslow Ford

Dawn Ades

Dawn Ades is Professor Emerita at the University of Essex. Her publications include Dada and Surrealism (1974), Photomontage (1976), Salvador Dali (1982), Andre Masson (1994), Marcel Duchamp (with Neil Cox and David Hopkins, 1999), Surrealism in Latin America: Vivisimo muerto (with Rita Eder and Gabriela Speranza) (2012). She has curated or co-curated many major exhibitions on surrealism and linked themes. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The International Encyclopedia of Surrealism Volume 3 : Surrealists M – Z

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...Gordon Onslow Ford was among the last recruits to the surrealist movement in Paris before the outbreak of the Second World War, at a time when the notion of automatism that had underpinned surrealism at its inception in 1924 was being...

Meret Oppenheim

The International Encyclopedia of Surrealism Volume 3 : Surrealists M – Z

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...Meret Oppenheim was among the few artists to gain approval in surrealism at an early age. The price she paid was a long-lasting reputation as a surrealist muse. Having come to Paris in 1932 to study art she met Alberto Giacometti, in whose...

Taro Okamoto

The International Encyclopedia of Surrealism Volume 3 : Surrealists M – Z

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...Biographical notes (until 1945) Tarō Okamoto was one of the most celebrated avant-garde artists in Japan in the twentieth century, and the only Japanese painter who participated in the surrealist exhibition held in Paris in 1938. Born...

Kobo Abe

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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...On the fringes of the diffuse circles that constituted Japanese surrealism after the war, including involvement in the group “Night Society” established by Taro Okamoto in 1948, Kobo Abe was a major writer, playwright, photographer...

Nature

The International Encyclopedia of Surrealism Volume 1 : Movements

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2019

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...The surrealists engage with nature in manifold ways, as both of a response to natural objects and environments and as a critique of the very category of the natural itself. Nature is explored through various perspectives within surrealism...