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Name Descriptor: Paalen, Wolfgang×
  • Alice Rahon : Pintor- poeta
    Nelken, Margarita
    1961
    In this article, Margarita Nelken looks back over Alice Rahon’s career. Nelken explains that Rahon, the French artist who straddled between both Surrealist painting and Surrealist poetry, had shaken off her father’s aesthetic influence while [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 772489

  • André Bretón debuta en Hoy!
    Breton, André, 1896-1966
    1938
    This is the first interview granted by André Breton after he arrived in Mexico City. In the article, the French poet “provides a clear, insightful review of conditions in French literature and painting, the position taken by French intellectuals [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 779813

  • André Breton o la búsqueda del comienzo
    Paz, Octavio
    1996
    In this essay, along with posthumous praise for the figure, André Breton, Octavio Paz establishes a new approach to surrealism, automatic writing and the concept of revelation: “The critics are saying that surrealism is no longer the avant-garde. [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 779424

  • Crushed Jewels, Air, Even Laughter : Matta in the 1940s
    Smith, Elizabeth A. T.; Dartnall, Colette
    2001
    This essay examines the impact of Roberto Matta’s presence in the United States during 1939–1948, when, as part of a Surrealist cohort of émigrés, he established temporary residence in New York to escape the war in Europe. The authors [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 840187

  • Diálogo con Andre Breton
    Valle, Rafael Heliodoro, 1891-1959
    1938
    According to Rafael Heliodoro Valle, the distinguishing feature of the Surrealist movement is that it has “old roots” that set it apart from the rest of the avant-garde. And that, “Mexico, [which] is not a myth,” but has a mythical past has [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 774239

  • La Galería de Antonio Souza : una lección a los burócratas del arte
    García, Socorro
    1958
    This article by Socorro García is a review of writer Antonio Souza’s tenure as the owner of the gallery that bore his name in Mexico City. After recounting the beginnings of his career, the journalist states the concerns that led him to open the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 786503

  • Wolfgang Paalen
    Pellegrini, Aldo
    1960
    In this obituary from September 1959, the critic Aldo Pellegrini makes known the suicide of Wolfgang Paalen in Mexico City. Pellegrini bitterly laments the obscurity of this artist’s work and remembers with admiration not only his artistic career, [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 745317

  • Wolfgang Paalen
    Pellegrini, Aldo
    1948
    This document is an essay on Wolfgang Paalen published in the magazine Ciclo. Arte, literatura, pensamiento modernos. [Cycle. Modern Art, Literature, Thought]. In it, Aldo Pellegrini points out the three periods of his work: 1932–35, the period in [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 762662