The International Encyclopedia of Surrealism Volume 2: Surrealists A–L
Bloomsbury Academic, 2019
...Mary Low, British born of Australian parentage, came into contact with the surrealists in Paris in 1933, in which milieu she met her husband, the Cuban poet Juan Breá. Together they participated actively in the Spanish Civil War and wrote...
The International Encyclopedia of Surrealism Volume 1: Movements
Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2019
...“Unlike most twentieth-century cultural and political currents,” Penelope Rosemont (1998: xxx), co-founder of the Chicago Surrealist Group, wrote in 1997, “the Surrealist Movement has always opposed overt as well as de facto segregation...
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.
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.
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.
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.
...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...
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