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Ramses Younan

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...Ramses Younan was a founding member of the Cairo-based group “Art and Freedom.” Alongside francophone poet Georges Henein and painter and moviemaker Kamel Telmisany, Younan was an active collaborator and contributor to the group’s art...

José Pierre

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...José Pierre participated in the activities of the surrealist movement from 1952, the date of his meeting with André Breton, until 1969, which saw the end of historic surrealism and the self-dissolution of the group, ratified first...

Toshiko Okanoue

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...Toshiko Okanoue was born in 1928 in Kōchi, a city on the Japanese island of Shikoku, but moved with her family to Tokyo soon after. She was just 17 when the Second World War ended and only 22 when she started making her first collages...

Luis Buñuel

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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...Introduction Undoubtedly the most important surrealist filmmaker, Luis Buñuel’s direct involvement in the movement was nevertheless of relatively short duration, lasting no more than three years (1929–32), during which time he made only...

Charles Fourier

Georges Sebbag

A writer with a doctorate in philosophy, Georges Sebbag participated in the activities of the surrealist group in Paris from 1964 to 1969. He has written texts on time and many books about surrealism. His most recent are Potence avec paratonnerre, Surréalisme et philosophie (2012) and Foucault Deleuze, Nouvelles Impressions du Surréalisme (2015). 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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...In 1945, while visiting the American West, particularly the Hopi and Navajo reservations, André Breton wrote his Ode to Charles Fourier: “Fourier they’ve scoffed but one day they’ll have to try your remedy whether they like it or not / . ....

D.A.F. De Sade

Rikki Ducornet

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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 1 : Movements

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2019

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...Alchemy in reverse André Breton, L’Amour fou On the side of the abyss, made of Philosopher’s Stone, the starry castle opens. CIA director Porter Goss would have us appreciate anal feeding—a favored technique of “enhanced interrogation...

Radovan Ivšić

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...The most prominent feature of the work and life of the Franco-Croatian poet, playwright, and essayist Radovan Ivšić was his steadfast refusal to adopt any undertaking that did not reflect the radical nature of his positions. Indicative...

Meret Oppenheim

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...Meret Oppenheim was among the few artists to gain approval in surrealism at an early age. The price she paid was a long-lasting reputation as a surrealist muse. Having come to Paris in 1932 to study art she met Alberto Giacometti, in whose...

Jacques Prévert

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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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...Born in Neuilly near Paris, Jacques Prévert took an active part in the heart of surrealism only for a brief period, but he remained imbued by its spirit throughout the rest of his life. He met Yves Tanguy and later Marcel Duhamel during his...

Bohuslav Brouk

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...Bohuslav Brouk was one of the founding members of the Czechoslovak surrealist group in 1934 and was also among the first popularizers of the work of Sigmund Freud in Czechoslovakia. This entry will present an overview of Brouk’s life...