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Surrealism in Latin America : vivísimo muerto

Author: Tate Publishing (London, England); Getty Research Institute.
Publisher: London : Tate Publishing in association with the Getty Research Institute, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : National government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"It is widely recognised that Surrealism has been fundamental to the development of Modern art and literature. What is often underappreciated, however, is its international perspective. This thought provoking and comprehensive survey reveals what happened to surrealism as it travelled to and fro between Europe and Latin America. For almost three decades, journeys, encounters, exchanges, collaborations and  Read more...
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Named Person: César Moro; César Moro
Material Type: Government publication, National government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tate Publishing (London, England); Getty Research Institute.
ISBN: 9781849761253 1849761256
OCLC Number: 829367701
Description: vii, 224 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: pt. 1. Surrealist love letters : the art and poetry of César Moro. "We who have neither church nor country" : César Moro and surrealism / Dawn Ades ; Semiotics of the body and the passions in César Moro's love letters and poems / Yolanda Westphalen ; Making the stone speak : César Moro and the object / Kent Dickson --
pt. 2. Surrealist encounters in the New World : pre-Columbian and Northwest Coast art. Benjamin Péret and Paul Westheim : surrealism and other genealogies in the land of the Aztecs / Rita Eder ; Anthropology in the journals Dyn and El hijo pródigo : a comparative analysis of surrealist inspiration / Daniel Garza Usabiaga ; Wolfgang Paalen : the totem as sphinx / Andreas Neufert --
pt. 3. Revisiting the surrealism revolution : ideology and action. André Breton's anthology of freedom : the contagious power of revolt / Maria Clara Bernal ; "My goddesses and my monsters" : Maria Martins and surrealism in the 1940s / Terri Geis --
pt. 4. The surrealism effect : legacies and reception in art, literature and politics. A note concerning causality : Julio Cortázar and surrealism / Gavin Parkinson ; The photographic legacy of surrealism in late-twentieth-century Chilean poetry / Matiás Ayala ; Wanderers : surrealism and contemporary Latin American art and fiction / Graciela Speranza.
Responsibility: edited by Dawn Ades, Rita Eder and Graciela Speranza.

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*This is an important new survey on the under-appreciated development of surrealism in Latin America. Including texts by a wealth of authorities on the subject, it appeals to both academics and  Read more...

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