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Vilhelm Bjerke Petersen

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 painter and theoretician, Bjerke Peterson was instrumental along with Wilhelm Freddie in developing surrealism in Denmark during the 1930s. A student at the Bauhaus in 1930–1, Bjerke Petersen was initially oriented both to abstraction...

Carl-Henning Pedersen

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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...Carl-Henning Pedersen a painter who was a founder member of the COBRA movement. Inspired by the Nazi exhibition of “degenerate art” he saw in Frankfurt, especially by the works of Chagall, which remained a strong influence on his art...

Rita Kernn-Larsen

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 founder with Elsa Thoresen and Vilhelm Bjerke-Petersen of the Danish group in 1935, Rita Kernn-Larsen also participated in the activities of the London group while exiled in Britain throughout World War II. She was a painter...

Asger Jorn

Steven Harris

Steven Harris is associate professor in the History of Art, Design and Visual Culture programme at the University of Alberta in Edmonton, Canada. He writes on surrealism and related phenomena. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The International Encyclopedia of Surrealism Volume 1 : Movements

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2019

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...The Danish artist and theoretician Asger Jorn had a longstanding though critical relation to surrealist ideas and practices, which is most evident in his art and writing between 1937 and 1951. An interest in and engagement with surrealism...

Wilhelm Freddie

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...One of the most conspicuous and intransigent of all surrealist artists in Scandinavia, Wilhelm Freddie was primarily a painter, but soon extended his production to include media such as collage, montage, photography, objects, shop window...

Mannequins

The International Encyclopedia of Surrealism Volume 1 : Movements

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2019

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...Introduced in the nineteenth century, at a time when commercial retailers were seeking to attract prospective consumers both inside and outside their shops, mannequins helped milliners, hairdressers, clothiers, and department stores promote...

Denmark

The International Encyclopedia of Surrealism Volume 1 : Movements

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2019

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...Introduction Although surrealism gave rise to a number of significant moments in Danish art history, it represents a relatively elusive chapter. Only a few artists, such as Wilhelm Freddie (1909–95), remained true to its fundamental aims...

Cobra

Steven Harris

Steven Harris is associate professor in the History of Art, Design and Visual Culture programme at the University of Alberta in Edmonton, Canada. He writes on surrealism and related phenomena. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The International Encyclopedia of Surrealism Volume 1 : Movements

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2019

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...Cobra (or COBRA, but never CoBrA, which is a later invention of critics and art historians), was founded in Paris on November 8, 1948 by artists and poets from Belgium, Denmark, and the Netherlands, who cultivated a northern artistic...

Exhibitions

The International Encyclopedia of Surrealism Volume 1 : Movements

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2019

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...Abandoning the state-sanctioned venues to which earlier generations had submitted their work, artists in Third Republic France (1870–1940) exhibited in the galleries and independent spaces that catered to an expanding pool of collectors...