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Levy, Silvano

Overview
Works: 21 works in 64 publications in 3 languages and 1,531 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Exhibition catalogs  Dictionaries  Catalogs  History  Catalogues raisonnés 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other
Classifications: NA682.M63, 759.2
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Silvano Levy
Surrealism : surrealist visuality by Silvano Levy( Book )

15 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and Undetermined and held by 369 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dali, Picasso, Ernst, Magritte, Maddox, Breton, Artaud, Fondane, Masson - all are to be found in this gallery of surrealist artists. Focussing on surrealist visuality - defined as the visual expression of internal perception or, in Andre Breton's words "internal representation,"--The contributors to this handsomely illustrated volume shed new light on one of the twentieth century's most exciting cultural movements
The scandalous eye : the surrealism of Conroy Maddox by Silvano Levy( Book )

4 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Conroy Maddox discovered surrealism by chance in 1935 and spent the rest of his life exploring its potential through his paintings, collages, photographs, objects and texts. In his early twenties he set out on a quest for 'the marvelous liberating power of the imagination', surrealism's principal aspiration. Inspired by artists such as Max Ernst, Oscar Dominguez and Salvador Dali, he rejected academic painting in favour of techniques that expressed the surrealistic spirit of rebellion. His creations soon began not only to challenge the conventional view of reality, but also to push pictorial expansion to the limits of the unconscious. Maddox went on to become a rebel in every sense - the defiance that had initially turned towards aesthetics became a broader challenge against morality, religion and the establishment as a whole. Not surprisingly, Maddox was to be implicated in both scandal and controversy. During the Second World War Scotland Yard even suspected him of fifth columnist sabotage and mounted a surprise raid to seize works thought to contain coded messages to the enemy. Maddox's colourful exploits and outstanding artistic production undoubtedly make him Britain's most beguiling, provocative and vigorous exponent of surrealism. This book maps out his place in the history of the surrealist movement and reveals the intellectual complexity as well as the poignant charm of an oeuvre that spans eight decades."--Jacket
Desmond Morris : 50 years of surrealism by Silvano Levy( Book )

9 editions published between 1996 and 2002 in English and Dutch and held by 194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

British surrealism in context : a collectors eye : the Sherwin Collection( Book )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Conroy Maddox : surreal enigmas by Conroy Maddox( Book )

4 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Decoding Magritte by Silvano Levy( Book )

4 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in English and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In a groundbreaking analysis, Silvano Levy unravels the hidden structures of Magritte's paintings. Magritte had often hinted that there was a covert rationale behind his production, but never gave explanations. Drawing on conversations with the artist's widow and key members of the Belgian surrealist group, Silvano Levy deciphers Magritte's oeuvre in a meticulous study. The inclusion of previously unavailable source material in the form of photographs and substantial interviews with Georgette Magritte, Louis Scutenaire, Irène Hamoir, Marcel Mariën and George Melly provides valuable primary resources, as well as shedding additional light on the 'Magritte code'"--Book jacket
Understanding French accounts by Silvano Levy( Book )

4 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book explains terms and expressions used in French accountancy. The text combines linguistic and technical skills, aims to present the principles of accountancy and its documents in a simple manner and provides financial vocabulary, in the form of accounts, with English translations
Desmond Morris : analytical catalogue raisonne 2000-2010 by Silvano Levy( Book )

3 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Desmond Morris : analytical catalogue raisonné, 1944-2000 by Silvano Levy( Book )

4 editions published in 2001 in English and Undetermined and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Surrealism in Birmingham, 1935-1954 by Silvano Levy( Book )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Conroy Maddox : a surrealist odyssey [exhibition catalogue] by Conroy Maddox( Book )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The surrealism of Conroy Maddox by Silvano Levy( Book )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Conroy Maddox discovered surrealism by chance in 1935 and spent the rest of his life exploring its potential through his paintings, collages, photographs, objects and texts. This title reveals the intellectual complexity of his work and the poignant charm of an oeuvre that spans eight decades
Surrealism and architecture by Thomas Mical( Book )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twenty-one essays examining the relationship of surrealist thought to architectural theory and practice
The Del Renzio affair a leadership struggle in wartime surrealism by Silvano Levy( )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Magritte at the edge of codes by Silvano Levy( )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Toni del Renzio in extremis Alter Ego and Doppelganger by Silvano Levy( )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lines of thought : the drawings of Desmond Morris by Silvano Levy( Book )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Desmond Morris : pintor surrealista by Desmond Morris( Book )

2 editions published in 2005 in Spanish and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Menace : surrealist interference of space by Silvano Levy( )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sheila legge by Silvano Levy( Book )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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Surrealism : surrealist visuality
Languages
English (58)

Spanish (2)

Dutch (1)

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The scandalous eye : the surrealism of Conroy MaddoxDesmond Morris : 50 years of surrealismBritish surrealism in context : a collectors eye : the Sherwin CollectionUnderstanding French accountsThe surrealism of Conroy MaddoxSurrealism and architecture