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António Dacosta

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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...Dacosta was a painter and poet whose work was most explicitly oriented to surrealism in 1939–42, but who also affiliated to the Lisbon group in 1948. He exhibited in Lisbon with António Pedro and Pamela Boden in 1940, in what was the first...


The International Encyclopedia of Surrealism Volume 1 : Movements

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2019

Encyclopedia Article

...Surrealism in Portugal blossomed despite the dictatorship that ran the country for more than four decades. Surrealist activities became collective and gathered momentum after the Second World War benefiting from the creative hunger of a new...