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18:30 16 December 2009

Bartlett School of Architecture International Lecture Series: Surrealism and the ruin of ruins


Darwin Lecture Theatre - entrance via Malet Place | Darwin Building (link Map)
access via Malet Place | London | WC1E 6BT | United Kingdom

Open to: Academic | Alumni | Public | Student

Speaker information

Dawn Ades, Professor of Art History and Theory, University of Essex

Dawn Ades is Professor of Art History and Theory at the University of Essex (now semi-retired). Her publications include Dada and Surrealism (1974); Photomontage (1976/1986); Salvador Dalí (1982); André Masson (1994); Figures and Likenesses: the Painting of Siron Franco (1996); Marcel Duchamp (1999). She has curated/co-curated and edited/written the catalogue for a number of exhibitions including Dada and Surrealism Reviewed (1978); Art in Latin America: The Modern Era 1820-1980 (1989); Art and Power: Europe under the Dictators 1930-1945 (1995); Undercover Surrealism: Georges Bataille and Documents (2006) and most recently Close-Up: proximity and defamiliarisation in art, film and photography (2008). She is currently preparing an exhibition on Surrealism and Film for the Vancouver Art Gallery.

This event is supported by the Fletcher Priest Trust.


Nadia O’Hare
020 7679 4642 | n.o'hare@ucl.ac.uk


Bartlett School of Architecture International Lecture Series