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Ladislav Guderna

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 painter, Ladislav Guderna was involved with the Nadrealizmus group in Bratislava as a young man, publishing in its anthology Vodne a v noci (By Day and by Night) in 1941. Like many artists of his generation, he adopted Socialist Realism...

Jean Benoît

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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...The work of Jean Benoît is among the most distinctive and challenging in post-war surrealism. Centered on a fearless exploration of the interchange between revolt, eroticism, and mortality, it enlists drawing, painting, print...

Paul-Émile Borduas

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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...Borduas became acquainted with surrealist thought in 1941, principally through reading Minotaure, which led to experimentation with automatic procedures in his painting; in the same year, he began to meet individuals who would eventually...

Gregg Simpson

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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...Painter, collage artist and musician, Simpson played drums in Vancouver for the jazz pianist, artist and writer Al Neil in the 1960s, who introduced him to the hermetic tradition, the Beats and their antecedents. Simpson’s interest...

Jean-Paul Riopelle

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 painter and sculptor, Jean-Paul Riopelle studied under Paul-Émile Borduas in the 1940s and was a member of the Automatiste movement in Montreal, which was profoundly affected by the writings of Breton and Mabille. Riopelle designed...

Susana Wald

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 painter, ceramicist and translator, Susana Wald has had a long history of involvement with surrealism in Chile, Canada and in Mexico. Her family came to Argentina as refugees in 1956, and she studied ceramics there. Moving to Chile...

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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 history of surrealism in Canada begins in the late 1930s, with visits by Arlette and Kurt Seligmann to the Kispiox band in northern British Columbia in 1938, and of Wolfgang Paalen, Alice Rahon, and Eva Sulzer to British Columbia...

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The International Encyclopedia of Surrealism Volume 1 : Movements

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2019

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...The Royal Road By the 1920s railways radiated from Paris, capital of surrealism and of the French empire, to connect Parisians with the great cities of Europe and ports serving the world. The surrealist group responded in two ways...