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Situationism

The International Encyclopedia of Surrealism Volume 1 : Movements

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2019

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...It’s not the least of paradoxes, in the first line of an encyclopedia article, to admit a constraint by declaring that its title doesn’t exist; or, more precisely, if it is shown to be attested here and there by the occasional mention...

Christian Dotremont

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

Encyclopedia Article

...If Christian Dotremont’s name remains associated with Cobra, of which he was the founder and one of the principal animators, and if his work is often reduced to his logograms (then, logoglaces and logoneiges) which he began to produce...

Henri Lefebvre

The International Encyclopedia of Surrealism Volume 1 : Movements

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2019

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...A French Marxist sociologist and philosopher who broke with his original Catholicism, in 1924 Henri Lefebvre, along with Pierre Morhange and Georges Politzer, founded the journal Philosophies in which a curious avant-gardism tinged...

Revolutionary Surrealism

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

Encyclopedia Article

...The movement known as “le surréalisme révolutionnaire” (revolutionary surrealism) had a checkered existence from May 1947, when the first meetings took place to determine whether or not a group of this name would be formed, to November...

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...

La Main à Plume

Krzysztof Fijalkowski

Krzysztof Fijalkowski is Professor of Visual Culture at Norwich University of the Arts, UK, and has published widely on international surrealism. As an artist and writer, he has also participated in the activities of contemporary surrealist groups. 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

Encyclopedia Article

...The story of French surrealism during the Occupation is one of the more intriguing but neglected chapters in the history of the movement, and despite the publication of a comprehensive history (Fauré, 1982) and anthology (Vernay and Walter,...

Belgium

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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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

Encyclopedia Article

...The surrealist adventure in Belgium has been one of the more longstanding in the history of the movement, from the 1920s to the present. The group in Brussels that announced its affiliation to the surrealist movement in 1926 was joined...

Phases

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

Encyclopedia Article

...The Phases movement was founded in Paris in 1952 by Édouard (1924–2006) and Simone Jaguer (who exhibited and published as Anne Éthuin, 1921–2009). The Jaguers were the principal animators of Phases throughout its existence, though...