Al Neil: Portrait of Antonin Artaud
The worlds of
Symbolism, the Fantastic, and Surrealism mixed together at this most
significant time of the
Patricia Van Oyen and Marilyn Mylrea produced works which invlolved dream-like mythological imagery with overtones of ceremonial
magic and the erotic.
Thenard exhibited his red landscapes which mingle a dadaist sensibility
with an intimate
the occult and the Fantastic. His work was complemented by that of English-born miniaturist, Ted Kingan, and that of Ladislav
and Martin Guderna, originally from The Slovak Republic, all who have been central to the neo-surrealist groups in Vancouver in the
1970's and 80's, and continued to publish their magazine Scarabeus until the late 1990's..
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