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Roberto Matta

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 3 : Surrealists M – Z

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...Roberto Matta stated on many occasions that he was born on 11. 11. 1911 at 11 o’clock in the evening in Santiago de Chile. If this series of four times 11 is perfect at a mnemonic level, we can’t be sure that this birth date entirely...

Roberto Aizenberg

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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...Originally an architect, Roberto Aizenberg turned to painting when studying with Juan Batlle Planas, becoming one of the most important surrealist artists in Latin America. His architectural background is apparent in his images of isolated...

Yves Laloy

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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...Trained as an architect, Yves Laloy began to paint in 1950, creating colorful geometric abstractions reminiscent of the work of Kandinsky. Discovering his work in 1958, André Breton perceived affinities between these images and the work...

Frederick Kiesler

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 2 : Surrealists A–L

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...Frederick Kiesler is remembered above all as an architect, despite the fact that few of his designs came to fruition—the majority of his realized works falling rather into the domain of interior and exhibition design. Nevertheless, his...

Karel Teige

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...The Group of Surrealists in Czechoslovakia (Skupina surrealistů v Československu, hereafter GSC) was officially established in March 1934. Although this was a decade after André Breton’s Manifesto of Surrealism, it would be a mistake to see...

Fabio De Sanctis

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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...Trained as an architect, de Sanctis set up the design studio Officina 11 with artist Ugo Sterpini in the early 1960s. Their distinctive one-off or small-scale production furniture was intended to re-instate dream and desire...

Architecture

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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...If in many respects the discipline of architecture—particularly that strain of high Modernist architecture in thrall to function and rationalization—seems anathema to the movement, a kind of “architectural imaginary” nevertheless runs...