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Catalina Chervin

Michael Richardson

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...Chervin is a painter of visceral images evoking human internal shadows and obscurities. Living through the dark age of Argentina’s military dictatorship, her works seem a remembrance of such darkness, not by representing it directly...

Félix Labisse

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...One of the artists on the fringes of surrealism but never fully accepted in the mainstream of the movement, Félix Labisse created a world of fantastic creatures. He was the subject of films by Alain Resnais (Visite à Félix Labisse, 1947...

Roberto Aizenberg

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Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...Originally an architect, Roberto Aizenberg turned to painting when studying with Juan Batlle Planas, becoming one of the most important surrealist artists in Latin America. His architectural background is apparent in his images of isolated...

Myriam Bat-Yosef

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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...Painter, object maker, and performance artist, Bat-Yosef’s family fled the Nazi regime in 1933 and she spent her childhood in Palestine and France. Meeting the artist Erró (whom she would marry) in company with Jean-Jacques Lebel, Alain...

Gina Pellôn

Michael Richardson

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...Pellon was a painter who established herself in Paris in 1959 and who contacted the Parisian surrealists, but then linked herself more with Phases. Describing herself as a compulsive painter who had to work every day, she developed...

Hiroshi Teshigahara

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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...A major movie-maker, Hiroshi Teshigahara was also a painter who participated in the diffuse surrealist activities organized separately around Tarō Okamoto and Shuzo Takiguchi. He encountered Kobo Abe in his Seikin no Kai (the Century...

Yves Laloy

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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...Trained as an architect, Yves Laloy began to paint in 1950, creating colorful geometric abstractions reminiscent of the work of Kandinsky. Discovering his work in 1958, André Breton perceived affinities between these images and the work...

Radojika Živanović-Noe

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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...A painter and photographer who was one of the founders of the Belgrade group, Živanović-Noe contributed to the surrealist almanac Nemoguce-L’impossible (1930) and the journal Nadrealizam danas i ovde (Surrealism Here and Now). In 1934 he...

Victor Brauner

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...Victor Brauner, a surrealist painter? Yes, and no. He wouldn’t be the last to contest the pertinence of the description. He saw surrealism as a morality, not as a party: “It’s a movement,” he told a journalist in 1965, “that has brought...

František Janoušek

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...František Janoušek had associated his work with surrealism by 1929, but didn’t join the Prague group when it was formed in 1934 and remained on its margins. His imagery conjures up ill-defined, grotesque figures with organic...