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Jean Markale

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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...A poet and historian, Markale spent his life researching pre-Christian and medieval culture and was a specialist in Celtic studies. He first came into contact with the surrealists in the 1950s, collaborating in particular on their journal...

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The International Encyclopedia of Surrealism Volume 1 : Movements

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2019

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...The surrealists’ relationship to history is marked by ambivalence, as evidenced for example in their protean, sometimes conflicting, assessments of historical figures. Consequently, surrealism did not produce a unified theory of history...

Zbyněk Havlíček

Petr Král

Petr Král is a poet and essayist. 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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...In his youth, with Prague still under German occupation, poet, essayist and psychoanalyst Zbyněk Havlíček and his friends founded the group of “Spořilov Surrealists.” After completing psychology studies with a remarkable thesis, The Reality...

Paul Nash

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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Ian Walker

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...One of the best-known artists and promoters of British modernism, Paul Nash made a substantial contribution to the development of surrealism in Britain as it first established itself during the mid-1930s. His direct participation...

Kurt Seligmann

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...Kurt Seligmann was born in Basel, Switzerland in 1900. He first took up the study of art at the École des Beaux-Arts, Geneva in 1918–19. Due to family obligations, Seligmann left art school and took up the management of his father...