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André Souris

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 composer, conductor, musicologist and writer, André Souris took Erik Satie and Igor Stravinsky as his models. Meeting Paul Nougé at a concert in 1925 he joined the Belgian surrealists and his first composition to be performed was Choral...

Camille Goemans

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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...One of the founders of the Belgian group in 1926 and editor of the journal Correspondance, Camille Goemans moved to Paris in 1925 to become a key link between Paris and Brussels, as well as a gallery owner promoting the work of his friends....

Leo Dohmen

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 photographer and collagist who also worked as a chemist, engineer, bartender at illegal nightclubs, art dealer, and gallery owner, Leo Dohmen was inspired by Marcel Duchamp and Man Ray, and worked closely with Marcel Mariën for whose...

Rachael Baes

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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...Painting expressionistically since the 1920s, and moving to Paris in 1940 upon the arrest then execution of her lover, the right-wing Flemish nationalist Joris van Severen, Rachael Baes turned to surrealism on meeting Paul Éluard in 1945...

Marie Carlier

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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...Carlier was a painter and engraver who participated in the activities around Jacques Lacomblez and Jacques Zimmermann and in the Phases movement from 1958, exhibiting in all of its shows until her death. Having studied Jungian...

Pierre Alechinsky

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...Biographical Notes/Participation in Surrealism Pierre Alechinsky was born in Brussels, Belgium, in 1927. He began the study of art at the École Nationale Supérieure d’Architecture et des Arts Décoratifs in Brussels in 1944, also called La...

E. L. T. Mesens

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...It seemed obvious, throughout the first twenty-three years of Mesens’ life, that he would become one of the most inspired avant-garde composers of his time. But fate had it otherwise. Born on November 27, 1903 in Brussels “without God...

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...

Achille Chavée

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...It was under the sign of his family’s successive relocations that Achille Chavée’s childhood unfolded: a boarder during World War I at the Petit Séminaire de Saint-Roch, in Ferrières, in the Liège Province. As a child he proved...

Louis Scutenaire

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...After graduating from secondary school in Lessines, which he left in 1918 for Enghien College, and then those of Soignies and d’Ath, Louis Scutenaire, who was still calling himself Jean, began studying law in 1924 at the Free University...