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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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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...

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...

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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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...

Konstantin Biebl

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

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...Konstantin Biebl participated in Devětsil and Poetism before becoming a founding member of the Czechoslovak surrealist group in 1934. A major poet and storyteller, his first collection, Cesta k lidem (Voyage to the People), was published...

Libor Fára

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

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...A painter, collagist, object-maker, and photographer, Libor Fára was part of the re-formed surrealist group around Karel Teige in the 1940s. His photomontages and assemblages often use found sources to suggest the rough-hewn poetry...

František Muzika

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

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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...