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Jacqueline Lamba

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 2 : Surrealists A–L

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...Jacqueline Lamba was a painter who participated in surrealism from 1934 to 1948, when she definitively renounced it in her work. Lamba met and married André Breton in 1934, and their daughter Aube was born in 1935. A spirited figure, Lamba...

Robert Guyon

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 2 : Surrealists A–L

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...Robert Guyon joined the Parisian group in 1963, and the following year with Bernard Caburet he founded the group l’Ekart in Lyon. Active from 1965 to 1969, they organized various actions in their home town. He took part thereafter...

Konrad Klapheck

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...In 1955 the twenty-year-old Konrad Klapheck was studying at the Academy of Fine Arts in Düsseldorf. As he wanted to be noticed, he decided to paint, in minute detail, an old Continental typewriter. The three weeks he spent painting his...

Gherasim Luca

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...Until relatively recently, the name Gherasim Luca was known to only a small group of readers; even within the history of surrealism, as a member of a small, relatively short-lived and poorly-documented Central European group, he might have...

Marianne Van Hirtum

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 2 : Surrealists A–L

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...A poet and artist, Marianne Van Hirtum sent her poems to André Breton in 1953. He immediately responded favorably and in 1956 she had her first exhibition at the Adrienne Monnier gallery. She joined the Parisian group in 1958...

Marcel Jean

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 2 : Surrealists A–L

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...Writer, painter, and object-maker, Marcel Jean joined the French group in 1933. He worked with Óscar Domínguez in developing the technique of decalcomania, before his work as a textile designer took him to Budapest. There he wrote his first...

Fabio De Sanctis

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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...Trained as an architect, de Sanctis set up the design studio Officina 11 with artist Ugo Sterpini in the early 1960s. Their distinctive one-off or small-scale production furniture was intended to re-instate dream and desire...

Meret Oppenheim

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...Meret Oppenheim was among the few artists to gain approval in surrealism at an early age. The price she paid was a long-lasting reputation as a surrealist muse. Having come to Paris in 1932 to study art she met Alberto Giacometti, in whose...

Roland Penrose

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...A painter, collagist, object-maker, poet and photographer, Roland Penrose was the introducer and organizer of surrealist activities in England from 1936 onward. Born on October 14, 1900 into a Quaker family, he had a comfortable...

Alan Glass

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 2 : Surrealists A–L

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...With Joseph Cornell and Anthony Earnshaw, Alan Glass is one of surrealism’s greatest makers of objects and assemblages. He came into contact with the surrealists in Paris in the 1950s, and his first solo show of drawings was organized...