Item description for Collective Inventions: Surrealism in Belgium (Lieven Gevaert Series) by Patricia Allmer & Hilde Van Gelder...
Patricia Allmer, Manchester Metropolitan University Jan Dirk Baetens, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven David Bate, University of Westminster Georgiana Colvile, University of Tours and University of Colorado Liesbeth Decan, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven Steven Harris, University of Alberta Silvano Levy, Keele University Neil Matheson, University of Westminster An Paenhuysen, University of California, Berkeley Ben Stoltzfus, University of California, Riverside Hilde Van Gelder, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven
Surrealism's French manifestations are best known, but Belgium also had a complex history of Surrealist activity in the early twentieth century, one as radical and visionary as that in France. A number of groups affiliated with the movement met formed, split up, and reformed; it is almost impossible to summarize them. The essays in Collective Inventions offer glimpses into Belgian surrealism that range from explorations of specific historical turning points and comparisons with other versions of Surrealism to detailed portraits of individual artists and the meanings of their work. The authors use contemporary theoretical and critical models to explore artistic production in a variety of media, including painting and photography, film and fashion, postcards and Perspex.
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Studio: Leuven University Press
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 0.75" Width: 6.75" Height: 9" Weight: 1.52 lbs.
Release Date Jul 30, 2007
Publisher Leuven University Press
ISBN 9058675920 ISBN13 9789058675927
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