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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...

Enrico Baj

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...The reputation of this painter of Italian origin grew in 1951 when, with Sergio Dangelo, he founded the Movimento Nucleare, a movement that referred to Dadaist spontaneity and surrealist automatism, as well as to unfortunately topical...

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...

Denmark

The International Encyclopedia of Surrealism Volume 1 : Movements

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2019

Encyclopedia Article

...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...

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

Encyclopedia Article

...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...

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...