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Pierre Unik

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 member of the Parisian group from 1927 to 1932, when he became one of those to abandon it for communism, Unik is best known for collaborating with Buñuel in the making the movie Las Hurdes. He also wrote the script of La vie est à nous...

Raoul Ubac

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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...Raoul Ubac was associated with the surrealists in both Paris and Belgium in the 1930s and during the early years of the Second World War. He is probably best known for the photographic works reproduced in Minotaure, where they appear both...

Troisième Convoi

The International Encyclopedia of Surrealism Volume 1 : Movements

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2019

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...Troisième convoi, a literary review founded by Michel Fardoulis-Lagrange and Jean Maquet, published five issues between 1945 and 1951. It emerged at a moment when surrealism’s future was open to question: the Second World War had dispersed...

Le Grand Jeu

The International Encyclopedia of Surrealism Volume 1 : Movements

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2019

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...From Simplisme to the Grand Jeu The origin of the Grand Jeu is to be found in Rheims in 1922 with the meeting of four secondary school pupils: René Daumal, newly arrived in second grade, and three pupils already linked through friendship...

La Main à Plume

Krzysztof Fijalkowski

Krzysztof Fijalkowski is Professor of Visual Culture at Norwich University of the Arts, UK, and has published widely on international surrealism. As an artist and writer, he has also participated in the activities of contemporary surrealist groups. 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 story of French surrealism during the Occupation is one of the more intriguing but neglected chapters in the history of the movement, and despite the publication of a comprehensive history (Fauré, 1982) and anthology (Vernay and Walter,...

Marxism

The International Encyclopedia of Surrealism Volume 1 : Movements

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2019

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...Overview Given the pervasive influence of Marxism on twentieth-century history and thought, it is no surprise that it inflects the history of surrealism. Along with psychoanalysis, Marxism represents a major point of reference: as André...

Minotaure

The International Encyclopedia of Surrealism Volume 1 : Movements

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2019

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...The deluxe review Minotaure came into existence in 1933 as a collaborative project between the Swiss art publisher Albert Skira, the art critic E. Tériade, and the surrealist poets and painters guided by André Breton. Successor of the more...

La Révolution Surréaliste

Georges Sebbag

A writer with a doctorate in philosophy, Georges Sebbag participated in the activities of the surrealist group in Paris from 1964 to 1969. He has written texts on time and many books about surrealism. His most recent are Potence avec paratonnerre, Surréalisme et philosophie (2012) and Foucault Deleuze, Nouvelles Impressions du Surréalisme (2015). 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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...La Révolution surréaliste, the surrealist journal par excellence, is the one that has acquired the greatest renown. Its eleven issues, from December 1924 to December 1929, mark a turning point in the history of the movement. Littérature...

Photography

The International Encyclopedia of Surrealism Volume 1 : Movements

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2019

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...In the winter of 2009/10, the Centre Pompidou in Paris mounted the exhibition La Subversion des images, certainly the most compendious showing of surrealist photography yet assembled. There were over 400 images and other artifacts...

Belgium

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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Steven Harris

Steven Harris is associate professor in the History of Art, Design and Visual Culture programme at the University of Alberta in Edmonton, Canada. He writes on surrealism and related phenomena. 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 surrealist adventure in Belgium has been one of the more longstanding in the history of the movement, from the 1920s to the present. The group in Brussels that announced its affiliation to the surrealist movement in 1926 was joined...