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Ithell Colquhoun

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...Ithell Colquhoun was an artist and writer associated with the English surrealist group during the 1930s. She combined a lifelong passion for surrealism and automatic techniques with a fascination for the occult. Colquhoun studied natural...

Celtism

The International Encyclopedia of Surrealism Volume 1 : Movements

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2019

Encyclopedia Article

...A Refusal of Origin In surrealism the shadow of Celtism is omnipresent in the broad sense of the word. The surrealists have constantly been interested in the Arthurian legends, the myths of the Grail, Melusine or Tristan and Iseult...

London Bulletin

The International Encyclopedia of Surrealism Volume 1 : Movements

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2019

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...When E.L.T. Mesens took over the London Gallery, with Roland Penrose’s and, to a lesser degree, Anton Zwemmer’s financial help, on February 27, 1938 he was providing the recently formed Surrealist Group in England with headquarters...

Transformaction

The International Encyclopedia of Surrealism Volume 1 : Movements

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2019

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...When, seeking to reunite the dispersed surrealist forces in Britain, E.L.T. Mesens, J.B. Brunius, Conroy Maddox, and John Lyle, an Exeter bookseller newly arrived among surrealist ranks, came together and organized the Enchanted Domain...

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Nikos Stabakis

Nikos Stabakis is a translator, writer, and film theorist and a founding member of the Athens surrealist group. 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

Encyclopedia Article

...Surrealism has been an intermittent presence in England. After its official introduction in the mid-1930s, consistent activity has proven difficult, with several periods of discontinuity and false starts. Its re-emergence from the 1990s...