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Jacques Viot

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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...Writer, novelist and scriptwriter. Participating in surrealism between 1927 and 1934, Viot worked as an agent for the gallery owner Pierre Loeb, for whom he organized exhibitions of Joan Miró, Max Ernst and Pierre Roy. He also went on two...

Oceania

The International Encyclopedia of Surrealism Volume 1 : Movements

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2019

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...Overview The World in the Time of Surrealism, a map published in 1929, indicates the importance of Oceania for surrealism. The Pacific Ocean occupied the map’s center, while a much diminished Europe was pushed to the margin, demonstrating...

The Primitive

The International Encyclopedia of Surrealism Volume 1 : Movements

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2019

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...Our Integral Primitivism For surrealism the primitive was both a critical force to challenge and disrupt the values of Western civilization and part of an enduring engagement with alterity and difference. It encompassed not only...

Anthropology

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

Encyclopedia Article

...Anthropology has been a key concern within surrealism from the beginning. As James Clifford has shown, surrealism emerged at a time when anthropology as an intellectual discipline was being shaped in France and the links between them over...

Travel

The International Encyclopedia of Surrealism Volume 1 : Movements

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2019

Encyclopedia Article

...The Royal Road By the 1920s railways radiated from Paris, capital of surrealism and of the French empire, to connect Parisians with the great cities of Europe and ports serving the world. The surrealist group responded in two ways...