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Dawn Ades

Dawn Ades is Professor Emerita at the University of Essex. Her publications include Dada and Surrealism (1974), Photomontage (1976), Salvador Dali (1982), Andre Masson (1994), Marcel Duchamp (with Neil Cox and David Hopkins, 1999), Surrealism in Latin America: Vivisimo muerto (with Rita Eder and Gabriela Speranza) (2012). She has curated or co-curated many major exhibitions on surrealism and linked themes. 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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...Almost all attempts to explain humor fail. One that doesn’t is André Breton’s Anthologie de l’humour noir (Anthology of Black Humor, 1940), not least because as an anthology it operates by example, not by exegesis. As Breton says: “There...

Celtism

The International Encyclopedia of Surrealism Volume 1 : Movements

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2019

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...A Refusal of Origin In surrealism the shadow of Celtism is omnipresent in the broad sense of the word. The surrealists have constantly been interested in the Arthurian legends, the myths of the Grail, Melusine or Tristan and Iseult...

Arsenal: Surrealist Subversion

The International Encyclopedia of Surrealism Volume 1 : Movements

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2019

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...Arsenal: Surrealist Subversion is the official publication of the Chicago group of surrealists, which formed under the auspices of Franklin and Penelope Rosemont in 1966. Edited by Franklin Rosemont, with Paul Garon, Joseph Jablonski...

Leonora Carrington

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...As with many women surrealists, Carrington is often portrayed as an Alice or Nadja retrouvée in the movement’s history either due to her relationship with the older “white rabbit” Max Ernst who led her to the surrealist “underground...

Myth

The International Encyclopedia of Surrealism Volume 1 : Movements

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2019

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...Following the end of the Second World War, André Breton announced that surrealism would undergo a certain change in direction and occupy itself with the search for a new myth. But while the wartime and post-war periods marked surrealism...

Women in Surrealism

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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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Dawn Ades

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Dawn Ades is Professor Emerita at the University of Essex. Her publications include Dada and Surrealism (1974), Photomontage (1976), Salvador Dali (1982), Andre Masson (1994), Marcel Duchamp (with Neil Cox and David Hopkins, 1999), Surrealism in Latin America: Vivisimo muerto (with Rita Eder and Gabriela Speranza) (2012). She has curated or co-curated many major exhibitions on surrealism and linked themes. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Krzysztof Fijalkowski

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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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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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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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Bibliographic Guide

...The situation of women in surrealism raises many issues and has sometimes been controversial. Critics once had a tendency to refer to the original surrealist group in France as a ‘men’s club’. It is true that there was then a preponderance...

VVV

The International Encyclopedia of Surrealism Volume 1 : Movements

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2019

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...VVV was the publication of the émigré surrealists during their wartime exile in New York. Edited by David Hare, with André Breton, Max Ernst, and later Marcel Duchamp acting as editorial advisers, it ran for four issues, with issue 2–3...

Le Surréalisme, Même

The International Encyclopedia of Surrealism Volume 1 : Movements

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2019

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...Le Surréalisme, même was a surrealist periodical published in five numbers from the end of 1956 to spring 1959, with a print run of 5,030 copies for the first and 1,975 copies for its last issue respectively. Funded by the publisher...

Madness

The International Encyclopedia of Surrealism Volume 1 : Movements

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2019

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...The surrealists’ relationship to madness was fraught with complications and complexities, so much so that it may be best summarized by Salvador Dalí’s remark that the only difference between himself and a madman was that he was not mad...

Animals

The International Encyclopedia of Surrealism Volume 1 : Movements

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2019

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...The urban milieu of the city of Paris was both the physical and in no small way the symbolic backdrop against which surrealism unfolded. Its centrality is famously codified in Aragon’s Paris Peasant and Breton’s Nadja as well...