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Juan Breá

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 journalist and a founder of Trotskyism in Cuba, Juan Breá participated in surrealism along with Mary Low in Romania, France, and Czechoslovakia, as well as fighting in the 1933 Revolution in Cuba. He was in the POUM militia...

Agustin Cárdenas

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...Agustin Cárdenas was born in the locality of the Matanzas province in Cuba on April 10, 1927 and he died in Havana in 2001. He is buried in Montparnasse cemetery in Paris.In 1943 Cárdenas decided to enter the Fine Arts Academy in San...

Jorge Camacho

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...The Bird at the Window of Painting “GOLD SEEKER,” “CULTIVATOR,” “ANARTIST,” “ORNITHOPHILE,” “ANTHROPOPHOBE,” “COSMOPOLITAN,” “NAIL-BITER,”  “HARPOCRATES,” “JUBILADO” (retired): for a long period of his life, Jorge Camacho had such visiting...

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...

The Caribbean

The International Encyclopedia of Surrealism Volume 1 : Movements

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2019

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...While surrealism took shape in Europe in the aftermath of the First World War, in the Caribbean and South America it produced a long and sustained dialogue on questions of the relationship between Europe and its colonial others...

Contemporary Surrealism

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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...When André Breton died in September 1966 surrealism was in many ways on the crest of a wave. The group in Paris that he had steered through sometimes troubled waters for forty years was still active and drawing fresh adherents. A new group...