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Roland Penrose

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...A painter, collagist, object-maker, poet and photographer, Roland Penrose was the introducer and organizer of surrealist activities in England from 1936 onward. Born on October 14, 1900 into a Quaker family, he had a comfortable...

London Bulletin

The International Encyclopedia of Surrealism Volume 1 : Movements

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2019

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... Limits not Frontiers of Surrealism back in 1936.After the war, Mesens and Penrose tried to launch a new version of the London Bulletin in 1945 but lack of funds decided otherwise. The London Bulletin was re-edited in facsimile by Arno Publishing House in 1969. Further Reading Michel Remy (1999) Surrealism in Britain. Aldershot, Ashgate Publishing....

Transformaction

The International Encyclopedia of Surrealism Volume 1 : Movements

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2019

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... of the world, it clearly showed that surrealism was permanently “on the rebound.” Like Contemporary Poetry and Prose (1936–7) and the London Bulletin (1938–40) TRANSFORMAcTION upheld the surrealist principles of the emancipation of the mind. Further Reading Michel Remy (1999) Surrealism in Britain. Aldershot: Ashgate Publishing....

Conroy Maddox

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...A painter, collagist, maker of objects and essayist, Conroy Maddox was the longest-lived and most intransigent torchbearer of surrealist tenets and spirit in England. From his father, who returned from the First World War seriously wounded,...

E. L. T. Mesens

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...It seemed obvious, throughout the first twenty-three years of Mesens’ life, that he would become one of the most inspired avant-garde composers of his time. But fate had it otherwise. Born on November 27, 1903 in Brussels “without God...

Eileen Agar

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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... of the dissolution of certainties, the poeticization of reality, are matrices of myths. Further Reading Eileen Agar (1988). A Look at My Life. London: Methuen. Michel Remy (2017). Eileen Agar, Dreaming Oneself Awake. London: Reaktion Books....

Philip West

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...Born in York in 1949, Philip West is the ethno-biologist of surrealism. From 1965 to 1970, he studied painting and sculpture at the School of Fine Arts in York and at the College of Art and Crafts in Brighton. While art in the sixties...