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Quantum Mechanics

The International Encyclopedia of Surrealism Volume 1 : Movements

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2019

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...The far-reaching transformations of early Modernism were shaped by scientific and artistic revolutions alike. This article aims to outline arguable links between the isochronic development of two distinguished agents in the supposedly...

DYN

The International Encyclopedia of Surrealism Volume 1 : Movements

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2019

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...DYN (derived from the Greek κατὰ τὸ δυνατόν, that which potentially comes into being) was a counter-surrealist magazine, published in English and French by the surrealist painter Wolfgang Paalen during his exile in Mexico between 1942...

Wolfgang Paalen

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...Wolfgang Paalen was an Austrian-Mexican painter, born on July 22, 1905 who, after a short commitment to the Abstraction-Création group, joined the French surrealists in 1935. He was soon noted for his paintings with candle smoke (fumage...

Dialectic

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 1 : Movements

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2019

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...Surrealist interest in dialectic as a methodology was an inherent part of its practice almost from the beginning. No doubt this interest first arose from the revelation of its discovery of the work of the Comte de Lautréamont/Isidore...

G.W.F. Hegel

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 1 : Movements

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2019

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...Hegel is, without doubt, the philosopher of surrealism. References to his work abound in surrealist writing and art work (is it possible to understand what is most significant in Magritte, for instance, without appreciation of what he owed...

Médium: Communication Surréaliste

The International Encyclopedia of Surrealism Volume 1 : Movements

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2019

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...Médium: communication surréaliste was the name of a surrealist post-war journal that ran in four numbers, from November 1953 to January 1955, in a print run of 3,000 copies. The review’s origins lay in the publication of a more modest...

Peru

The International Encyclopedia of Surrealism Volume 1 : Movements

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2019

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...Introduction In contrast to other Latin American countries where strong group associations developed, surrealism in Peru evolved episodically, taking shape through individual artists and writers rather than in a collective milieu...

Taoism

The International Encyclopedia of Surrealism Volume 1 : Movements

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2019

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...Although André Breton could say in the Second Manifesto of Surrealism that “when it comes to revolt, none of us must have any need of ancestors” (Breton, 1969b: 127), the surrealists have never stopped looking through the history of ideas...

Surrealist Patrons and Collectors

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 1 : Movements

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2019

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...Surrealist activities have been sustained over the years by various figures who have actively supported and promoted them and often entered into complicity with surrealist aims. We give here brief notes on some of the most significant...

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

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...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...