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Revolution

Michael Richardson

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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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Dawn Ades

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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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Krzysztof Fijalkowski

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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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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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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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Bibliographic Guide

...The idea of revolution has a prominent place in the history of surrealism. The movement’s very first journal, which began in 1924, was titled La Révolution surréaliste. This ‘revolution’ was, however, complex. It did not simply mean...

Marcel Lecomte

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...Marcel Lecomte was born in Saint-Gilles-lez-Bruxelles on September 25, 1900 and died in Brussels on November 19, 1966. Strangely overlooked in most stories of surrealism in Belgium, Lecomte was quite a number of things in his lifetime...

Ithell Colquhoun

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...Ithell Colquhoun was an artist and writer associated with the English surrealist group during the 1930s. She combined a lifelong passion for surrealism and automatic techniques with a fascination for the occult. Colquhoun studied natural...

Philip Lamantia

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...Phillip Lamantia was an American poet whose works enriched our understanding of the revelatory powers of poetic expression and the intimate reciprocities between poetry and life. His achievements in this regard are as unique...

Arthur Rimbaud

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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...Rimbaud’s influence not only on modern poetry and literature, but also on the modern sensibility has been immense even though he had a mostly wretched life and the flame of his creativity only gleamed for a period of four years or so. He...

Remedios Varo

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...André Breton proposed in his Second Manifesto of Surrealism (1929) that the occultation of surrealism would be a further means to overcome the limitations of rationality. Remedios Varo, allied with Leonora Carrington in her newly-adopted...

René Alleau

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...René Alleau was born on June 6, 1917 in Sainte-Savine in the Aube. He studied in the Faculties of Pharmacy, Sciences and Letters in Paris, where he obtained the title of Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Letters and a Diploma in Graduate...

Clément Magloire-Saint-Aude

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...On December 7, 1945, speaking shortly after his arrival in Haïti, André Breton, evoked “one of those elected sites that are a permanent temptation”, while observing that surrealism already found there a strong potential resonance...

Bernard Roger

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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...Roger joined the Paris group in 1951 along with two other architects, Guy-René Doumayrou and, more briefly, Claude Rochin, and contributed a project for a cinema under a lake to the surrealist issue of L’Âge du cinema that year. He later...

Charles Duits

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 been evacuated to the United States by his parents in 1940, Charles Duits became involved in the surrealist circle in New York as a teenager in 1942, and was involved with the Paris group at the time of the Exposition internationale...