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Gunnar Ekelöf

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 writer, Gunnar Ekelöf came into contact with surrealism during a stay in Paris during 1929–30. He revealed the insights he had gained in his first collection of poems, sent på jorden (“late on the earth”), published in 1932...

Tony Pusey

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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...An animator of the Melmoth group in London (1979–81), Tony Pusey then moved to Sweden, from which base he initiated various international collaborations (notably with the Icelandic Medúsa group), and established the journal and publishing...

Artur Lundkvist

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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...Poet, novelist, and literary critic, Artur Lundkvist introduced surrealism to Sweden in 1934–5 as co-editor with Gunnar Ekelöf of the literary magazine Karavan. He also became one of the foremost representatives of the Vitalist movement...

Max Walter Svanberg

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 3 : Surrealists M – Z

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...The artist Max Walter Svanberg produced one of the most sustained and intense bodies of work within surrealism around the themes of eroticism and the marvelous. Above all, his images represent a metamorphosis of female identity in which...

Musical Performance

The International Encyclopedia of Surrealism Volume 1 : Movements

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2019

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...Contrary to common misinformation, music has not only been very much present and important for surrealists throughout the history of the movement, but there have actually been active musicians within it at most times. This is a brief...

Sweden

The International Encyclopedia of Surrealism Volume 1 : Movements

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2019

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...Before the 1980s, Sweden was a typical peripheral country in surrealism, where many painters and poets were influenced by surrealism but there was very little surrealist activity as such. Especially in the 1930s and 1940s, certain...

Contemporary Surrealism

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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...When André Breton died in September 1966 surrealism was in many ways on the crest of a wave. The group in Paris that he had steered through sometimes troubled waters for forty years was still active and drawing fresh adherents. A new group...