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Hendrik Cramer

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 Grand Jeu, Hendrik Cramer was an adventurer and amateur anthropologist. Having visited Haiti on several occasions between 1923 and 1925, he wrote a short collection of stories based upon Haitian folklore. His only book...

Mass Observation

The International Encyclopedia of Surrealism Volume 1 : Movements

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2019

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...The exoticism of the familiar One of the most surprising and fruitful associations of the surrealist movement in the 1930s was its involvement with Mass Observation, a heterodox and audacious project of social investigation that sought...

Michel Leiris

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...Michel Leiris has enjoyed a developing posthumous reputation as a central figure in French intellectual life in the twentieth century. Serving towards the end of his life as an editor of and commentator on the work of other mid-century...

Pierre Mabille

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...Pierre Mabille, a man of great culture, an inventive doctor, curious about everything, close to the occultist Pierre Piobb, became a high-grade Freemason. He met André Breton and the surrealists in 1934, participated in the review Minotaure...

Emilio Adolfo Westphalen

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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...Poet and essayist who founded the Peruvian group with César Moro; together they established the review El Uso de la Palabra in 1939, intended as a continuing publication but in the event limited to only one issue. He was also close...

Luis Buñuel

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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...Introduction Undoubtedly the most important surrealist filmmaker, Luis Buñuel’s direct involvement in the movement was nevertheless of relatively short duration, lasting no more than three years (1929–32), during which time he made only...

Vincent Bounoure

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...A Star in a Heather-blossom Vincent Bounoure, French poet, essayist, and expert in Oceanic arts, played a decisive role in the invention of a surrealist anthropology, and was the prime mover of collective surrealist activity in Paris after...

Roger Renaud

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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...An anthropologist who joined the Paris group in 1968 and who published in L’Archibras that year, Roger Renaud was closely involved with the Bulletin de liaison surréaliste in the early 1970s, and contributed to Vincent Bounoure’s important...

The Primitive

The International Encyclopedia of Surrealism Volume 1 : Movements

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2019

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...Our Integral Primitivism For surrealism the primitive was both a critical force to challenge and disrupt the values of Western civilization and part of an enduring engagement with alterity and difference. It encompassed not only...

VVV

The International Encyclopedia of Surrealism Volume 1 : Movements

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2019

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...VVV was the publication of the émigré surrealists during their wartime exile in New York. Edited by David Hare, with André Breton, Max Ernst, and later Marcel Duchamp acting as editorial advisers, it ran for four issues, with issue 2–3...