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Conroy Maddox

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...A painter, collagist, maker of objects and essayist, Conroy Maddox was the longest-lived and most intransigent torchbearer of surrealist tenets and spirit in England. From his father, who returned from the First World War seriously wounded,...

London Bulletin

The International Encyclopedia of Surrealism Volume 1 : Movements

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2019

Encyclopedia Article

...When E.L.T. Mesens took over the London Gallery, with Roland Penrose’s and, to a lesser degree, Anton Zwemmer’s financial help, on February 27, 1938 he was providing the recently formed Surrealist Group in England with headquarters...

Canada

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 history of surrealism in Canada begins in the late 1930s, with visits by Arlette and Kurt Seligmann to the Kispiox band in northern British Columbia in 1938, and of Wolfgang Paalen, Alice Rahon, and Eva Sulzer to British Columbia...

Transformaction

The International Encyclopedia of Surrealism Volume 1 : Movements

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2019

Encyclopedia Article

...When, seeking to reunite the dispersed surrealist forces in Britain, E.L.T. Mesens, J.B. Brunius, Conroy Maddox, and John Lyle, an Exeter bookseller newly arrived among surrealist ranks, came together and organized the Enchanted Domain...

Britain

Nikos Stabakis

Nikos Stabakis is a translator, writer, and film theorist and a founding member of the Athens surrealist group. 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

...Surrealism has been an intermittent presence in England. After its official introduction in the mid-1930s, consistent activity has proven difficult, with several periods of discontinuity and false starts. Its re-emergence from the 1990s...