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František Muzika

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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...František Muzika was a painter, graphic designer, stage designer and illustrator. A member of Devětsil and Mánes, in his early work Muzika developed a form of lyrical cubism. After 1930, influenced by de Chirico, he gravitated towards...

Kotaro Migishi

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...Biographical notes Kotaro Migishi was a Japanese painter who, as early as the first half of the 1930s, made surrealist paintings with highly poetic imagery. Inspired by European avant-garde movements, his style underwent many radical...

Pablo Picasso

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...Although Pablo Picasso was never a member of the surrealist movement, it is difficult to imagine the conception of surrealist painting without him. Perhaps less obviously it would be difficult to understand Picasso without some...

Joan Miró

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...Joan Miró was one of the central and longstanding artists of surrealism. Born in Barcelona, Miró was educated in the provincial capital of Catalonia. Despite the city’s regional status, the previous generation of artists, associated...

André Masson

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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...André Masson was the painter closest to André Breton in the first years of surrealism, and throughout his life was on intimate terms with poets and writers, especially Michel Leiris and Georges Bataille. This is not to say that he...

Critical Theory

The International Encyclopedia of Surrealism Volume 1 : Movements

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2019

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...Overview Walter Benjamin and Herbert Marcuse are the key figures of Critical Theory in dialogue with surrealism. For Benjamin, his serious engagement with it is made public in his writings from the 1920s until his death in 1940, whilst...

Painting

The International Encyclopedia of Surrealism Volume 1 : Movements

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2019

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...Can we speak of surrealist painting? In “Artistic Genesis and Perspective of Surrealism” (1941), André Breton presents Dada and surrealism as movements with a mandate to “bring about the fusion of poetry and the plastic arts” (Breton, 1972:...