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Isabel Meyrelles

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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...Sculptor and poet, she joined the Portuguese group in 1949, but left Portugal soon after to study in France where she has since remained...

Alexander Calder

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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...Sculptor and print-maker best known for his “mobiles” (a term suggested by Marcel Duchamp for its double meaning in French of “mobile” and “motive”), Alexander Calder came into contact with surrealism while living in France in the early...

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...

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...

Ceri Richards

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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...Painter and maker of prints, Ceri Richards was from a working-class background and joined the London group in 1937, but remained one of its marginal figures. His work during the 1930s is best known for his semi-abstract relief sculptures...

Inácio Matsinhe

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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...One of the most important figures in Mozambican plastic arts today, his paintings and ceramics scream with live and warm colors: reds, yellows and cobalt-blues and sometimes nostalgic violets and greens. Matsinhe’s work was welcomed...

F. E. McWilliam

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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...Irish sculptor who worked in wood, stone, and bronze. Influenced by African sculpture and by the work of Arp and Brancusi, he visited the International Surrealist Exhibition in London in 1936 and joined the London group soon after, although...

Virginia Tentindo

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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...The daughter of Italian immigrants in Argentina, Virginia Tentindo’s parents encouraged her passion for music and dance, which are an important source for her graphic work and sculptures which she defines as “a practice of the body...

Ladonna Smith

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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...Musician, sculptor and poet LaDonna Smith was part of the Raudelunas collective in Tuscaloosa, Alabama in the 1970s, which was immortalized on the Raudelunas ’Pataphysical Revue recording in 1975. Several of the members of Raudelunas...

Alberto Giacometti

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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...Alberto Giacometti is widely regarded as one of the major figures of European modernist sculpture; his signature slender figures are among the most recognizable works of the post-war École de Paris. Exhibitions and monographs rarely devote...