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Will Alexander

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, essayist, and artist who became linked with surrealism through friendships with Philip Lamantia and Laurence Weisberg, Alexander began writing after encountering a book about Rimbaud. Initially working in isolation, he was influenced...

Gerome Kamrowski

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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...Gerome Kamrowski was an artist who was already experimenting with automatic techniques in the late 1930s and early 1940s when he came into contact with the group that formed around exiled European surrealists in New York, and in whose...

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...

Les Blank

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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...One of the most important documentary filmmakers in the United States, Les Blank was close to the Chicago surrealist group from the 1970s. His films are mostly devoted to celebrating the pleasure principle wherever it was a challenge...

Alice Farley

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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...Alice Farley is a dancer and choreographer who met and became involved with Laurence Weisberg in 1970, and soon became a part of the San Francisco surrealist group around Philip Lamantia. She has performed both solo and more elaborate...

Joseph Cornell

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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...In collage, montage, and assemblage, Joseph Cornell found working practices, pioneered by the surrealists but almost unknown in the U.S.A. at the time, that wholly suited him. An inveterate collector, he was fascinated by the flotsam...

Guy Ducornet

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, visual artist, potter, translator, and trumpeter, Guy Ducornet has participated in surrealism in France and the U.S. since the 1960s. As a polemicist he has published Le Punching-Ball & la Vache à lait: La critique universitaire...

Paul Garon

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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...One of the founders of the Chicago group in 1966, and closely involved with it ever since, Paul Garon is an expert on the blues, which he has explored for its surrealizing aspects. The best-known of his books are Blues and the Poetic Spirit...

Joseph Jablonski

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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...One of the mainstays of the Chicago group since 1970, writer and activist Joseph Jablonski organized the Surrealism in 2012 exhibition in Reading, Pennsylvania...

Laurence Weisberg

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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...Poet who, after attending the California Institute of the Arts, where he met and collaborated with the composer Peter Garland, moved to San Francisco in 1972 and participated in the surrealist circle there around Philip Lamantia...