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Maruja Mallo

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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...Maruja Mallo was a painter who became part of surrealist circles in Madrid and Paris in the 1920s. Her paintings of the 1920s of urban entertainments and sports, composed in complex overlapping arrangements express the dynamism of modern...

Paul Hammond

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 writer and painter, Paul Hammond has participated in surrealism since the 1970s, contributing to activities in England and Spain. As a writer he is particularly noted for his volume on Georges Méliès, Marvellous Méliès (1974); L’Âge d...

Salamandra

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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...“The Madrid Surrealist Group is a collective which became active in 1987 and which, through practising poetry by other means outside of art and literature, insists upon questioning every limit and frontier which impedes the experience...

Fernando Arrabal

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 major dramatist, film director, novelist, and poet, Fernando Arrabal participated in the activities of the French surrealist group from 1960 to 1963 and co-founded the Panique group in 1962. The director of seven feature films, author...

Esteban Francés

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...Esteban Francés is a paradigmatic example of the diaspora of Spanish surrealist artists and by extension the problem of exile for Spaniards committed to the Second Spanish Republic (1931–9).Born in Port Bou, Francés grew up in Figueres...

Pablo Picasso

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...Although Pablo Picasso was never a member of the surrealist movement, it is difficult to imagine the conception of surrealist painting without him. Perhaps less obviously it would be difficult to understand Picasso without some...

Joan Miró

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...Joan Miró was one of the central and longstanding artists of surrealism. Born in Barcelona, Miró was educated in the provincial capital of Catalonia. Despite the city’s regional status, the previous generation of artists, associated...

Luis Buñuel

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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...Introduction Undoubtedly the most important surrealist filmmaker, Luis Buñuel’s direct involvement in the movement was nevertheless of relatively short duration, lasting no more than three years (1929–32), during which time he made only...

Juan Eduardo Cirlot Laporta

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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...Cirlot Laporta was a poet, art critic, hermeneutist, mythologist, and musician. Having become friends with Alfonso Buñuel—brother of Luis—he associated himself with surrealism and translated poems by Éluard, Breton, and Artaud. In 1949, he...

Salvador Dalí

Dawn Ades

Dawn Ades is Professor Emerita at the University of Essex. Her publications include Dada and Surrealism (1974), Photomontage (1976), Salvador Dali (1982), Andre Masson (1994), Marcel Duchamp (with Neil Cox and David Hopkins, 1999), Surrealism in Latin America: Vivisimo muerto (with Rita Eder and Gabriela Speranza) (2012). She has curated or co-curated many major exhibitions on surrealism and linked themes. 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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...Salvador Dalí was the most controversial of the artists associated with surrealism; despite exclusion from the movement in 1939 he insisted to the end of his life that he was the only true surrealist. Moreover, although he is the artist...