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Anneliese Hager

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 storyteller, Anneliese Hager participated in Cobra, Rixes and Edda. She was married to Karl-Otto Götz between 1947 and 1965, and it was through him that she came to be involved with surrealism, meeting Breton...

Carl-Henning Pedersen

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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...Carl-Henning Pedersen a painter who was a founder member of the COBRA movement. Inspired by the Nazi exhibition of “degenerate art” he saw in Frankfurt, especially by the works of Chagall, which remained a strong influence on his art...

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...

Enrico Baj

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...The reputation of this painter of Italian origin grew in 1951 when, with Sergio Dangelo, he founded the Movimento Nucleare, a movement that referred to Dadaist spontaneity and surrealist automatism, as well as to unfortunately topical...

Asger Jorn

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 Danish artist and theoretician Asger Jorn had a longstanding though critical relation to surrealist ideas and practices, which is most evident in his art and writing between 1937 and 1951. An interest in and engagement with surrealism...

Christian Dotremont

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...If Christian Dotremont’s name remains associated with Cobra, of which he was the founder and one of the principal animators, and if his work is often reduced to his logograms (then, logoglaces and logoneiges) which he began to produce...

Marcel Havrenne

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 poet and art critic, Marcel Havrenne was one of the founders of the Rupture group in 1934 that would later become the Hainaut surrealist group. His “Notes on Lautréamont,” published in the group’s journal, Mauvais Temps, caught...

Édouard Jaguer

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 poet, editor, art critic, and animateur, Édouard Jaguer was the principal organizer of the Phases movement from its foundation in 1952 until his death. Having participated in La Main à plume, then in the Revolutionary Surrealist group, he...

Wifredo Lam

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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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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...Background A painter who later worked with ceramics, printmaking, and sculpture, Wifredo Lam was associated with surrealism from the end of the 1930s when he came to Paris following involvement in the Spanish Civil War. Lam’s artistic...

Denmark

The International Encyclopedia of Surrealism Volume 1 : Movements

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2019

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...Introduction Although surrealism gave rise to a number of significant moments in Danish art history, it represents a relatively elusive chapter. Only a few artists, such as Wilhelm Freddie (1909–95), remained true to its fundamental aims...