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Le Surréalisme au Service de la Révolution

The International Encyclopedia of Surrealism Volume 1 : Movements

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2019

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...“Of all the surrealist publications, I think that Le Surréalisme au service de la Révolution [LSASDLR] . . . was by far the richest, in the sense that mattered to us, the most balanced, the best put together as well as the most fully alive...

Gordon Onslow Ford

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...Gordon Onslow Ford was among the last recruits to the surrealist movement in Paris before the outbreak of the Second World War, at a time when the notion of automatism that had underpinned surrealism at its inception in 1924 was being...

Outsider Art

The International Encyclopedia of Surrealism Volume 1 : Movements

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2019

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...Outsider Art is a broad term covering visual productions very different in kind, which have been valued by the surrealists for their freedom and directness of expression, uninfluenced by taste and tradition. Roger Cardinal introduced...

Humor

The International Encyclopedia of Surrealism Volume 1 : Movements

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2019

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...Almost all attempts to explain humor fail. One that doesn’t is André Breton’s Anthologie de l’humour noir (Anthology of Black Humor, 1940), not least because as an anthology it operates by example, not by exegesis. As Breton says: “There...

Dada

The International Encyclopedia of Surrealism Volume 1 : Movements

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2019

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... The values of the free pursuit of the imagination, of chance and the irrational, that underlay Dada’s ironies and refusals, continued into the new movement. Further Reading Dawn Ades (1978) Dada and Surrealism Reviewed. London: Hayward Gallery....

Enrico Donati

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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... and be the measure of the universe. Further Reading Dawn Ades (2015). Enrico Donati. New York: Skira Rizzoli. Enrico Donati: A Centennial Retrospective 1942–2001 (2010). Exhibition catalog. San Francisco: Weinstein Gallery....

Raoul Ubac

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...Raoul Ubac was associated with the surrealists in both Paris and Belgium in the 1930s and during the early years of the Second World War. He is probably best known for the photographic works reproduced in Minotaure, where they appear both...

César Moro

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...César Moro actively promoted surrealism in Latin America, and was the only Hispanic poet to appear in the inter-war surrealist journal Le Surréalisme au service de la Révolution. He wrote as easily in French as in Spanish; of the few...

André Masson

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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... Dawn Ades (1994) André Masson. London: Mayor Gallery. Michel Leiris and Georges Limbour (1947) André Masson and his Universe. Geneva: Édition des Trois Collines. André Masson (1958) Entretiens avec Georges Charbonnier. Paris: Julliard....

Wifredo Lam

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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... to a wheelchair. Despite this, he continued to remain active, completing his illustrations for Césaire’s poetry shortly before his death in 1982. Further Reading Dawn Ades (2008). “Wifredo Lam and Surrealism.” In Wifredo Lam in North...