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Jiří Sever

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...Under his real name of Vojtěch Čech, Sever was an important technical specialist in the application of synthetic paint and aromatic substances while working for Czechoslovak Chemical Plants. A member of Group 42, he listed his interests...

Jan Daňhel

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...A participant in the Czech and Slovak surrealist group since 1995, Jan Daňhel trained as an editor at the Film and TV Faculty of the Academy of Performing Arts in Prague. He is an experimental filmmaker who works exclusively with film (he...

Miroslav Hák

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...Having learned photography from his father, František Hák, Miroslav worked as a professional photographer in Prague and Bratislava for the film industry and at the Institute of Art Theory and History of the Czechoslovak Academy of Sciences....

Jindřich Honzl

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

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...Theater director and theoretician, Jindřich Honzl participated in Devětsil before becoming one of the founder members of the Prague group in 1934. His productions for the New Theatre in Prague included many surrealist works, often...

J. H. Moesman

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

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...A railway official for most of his life, J. H. Moesman discovered surrealism when leafing through a magazine in a Utrecht bookshop in the 1930s, and taught himself to be a painter. He became well-known, and somewhat notorious, in Holland...

Karel Šebek

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...A poet and collagist on the margins of the Prague group during the 1960s, Šebek’s life was marked by mental illness and prolonged stays in clinical institutions, during which time he also took part in experiments with LSD. First introduced...

Jaroslav Ježek

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

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...Jaroslav Ježek was a Czech composer, pianist, and conductor who was a founder member of the Czechoslvak group. Almost blind from a young age, he was drawn towards music and in the 1920s became the composer for the Prague Liberated Theatre...

Karel Hynek

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

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...Karel Hynek was a poet who became part of the Prague group upon meeting Karel Teige in 1948. He contributed to the early surrealist samizdat anthology Signs of the Zodiac, and collaborated on plays with Vratislav Effenberger. His early...

Josef Janda

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

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...Josef Janda is a poet and essayist who has been a member of the Czech and Slovak surrealist group since 1982. According to František Dryje, his work can “be seen as a permanent deepening of mistrust towards the world . . . towards...

Miloš Koreček

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

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...A member of the Ra group during the 1940s, Miloš Koreček is best known for his fokalk experiments—a formal, cameraless photography technique in which negatives would be subjected to various processes so as to produce strange abstract images...