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Simon Watson Taylor

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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...Surrealist and pataphysician, Simon Watson Taylor was a member of the British surrealist group during the war, proving a solid supporter of E. L. T. Mesens and Jacques Brunius during the “Del Renzio affair”. He edited the English language...

Kenneth Cox

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, photographer and theorist, Kenneth Cox is one of the founders and leading members of the Leeds group and is editor of its journal, Phosphor...

John Banting

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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...Having initially been attracted to vorticism and associated with the Bloomsbury group, Banting was drawn into the surrealist orbit while staying in Paris in the early 1930s. Back in Britain he became a member of the nascent group in London...

John Lyle

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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...In the mid-1960s, John Lyle helped to initiate a revival of surrealism in Britain, bringing together Mesens, Brunius, and Maddox to put together the exhibition The Enchanted Domain in Exeter in 1967. The same year he founded the journal...

John Tunnard

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 designer and painter influenced by Miró and Klee, he became interested in space travel and entomology and featured subtly rendered and delicately colored imaginary constructions that suggested cosmic or scientific worlds and visionary...

Mass Observation

The International Encyclopedia of Surrealism Volume 1 : Movements

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2019

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...The exoticism of the familiar One of the most surprising and fruitful associations of the surrealist movement in the 1930s was its involvement with Mass Observation, a heterodox and audacious project of social investigation that sought...

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...

John Digby

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 collagist of startlingly precise imagery drawn from careful observations of nature (he was once a keeper at London Zoo), John Digby was involved with surrealism in London during the 1970s before decamping to New York. His volumes...

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...

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...