Angels of Anarchy, Women Artists and Surrealism

26 September - 10 January

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Exhibition catalogue

Angels of Anarchy Catalogue

Accompanying the exhibition is a fully-illustrated catalogue, edited by Dr Patricia Allmer, curator of Angels of Anarchy and Research Fellow in Art History at Manchester Metropolitan University. The catalogue includes over 100 colour plates of works featured in the exhibition, together with seven scholarly essays by leading international scholars in the study of surrealism.

The catalogue is published by Manchester Art Gallery in partnership with Prestel Publishing. You can buy the exhibition catalogue from our online store or in the gallery shop.

Contributors and Essay Titles

Dr Patricia Allmer, Research Fellow in Art History at the Manchester Institute for Research and Innovation in Art and Design, at Manchester Metropolitan University
Introduction – From Fallen Angels to Angels of Anarchy

Professor Roger Cardinal, Emeritus Professor of Literary & Visual Studies at the University of Kent University of Kent, Canterbury
Musing On Spatial Metaphors

Professor Mary Ann Caws, Distinguished Professor of English, French, and Comparative Literature and in the Film Studies Program at the Graduate School of the City University of New York.
These Women Photographers: Scandal in Black and White

Professor Georgiana M.M.Colvile, Professor Emeritus of Anglophone Studies at the Université de Tours, France. She previously taught French, Francophone and Comparative Literature and Film, at the University of Colorado
Women Artists, Surrealism and Animal Representation

Professor Katharine Conley, Professor of French and Associate Dean for the Arts and
Humanities at Dartmouth College
Safe as Houses: Angelic Bodies in Ordinary Spaces, Miller, Carrington, Varo, Tanning, Woodman

Dr Alyce Mahon, Senior Lecturer in the History of Art and a Fellow of Trinity College at the University of Cambridge.
Women Surrealists and the Still Life

Dr Donna Roberts, Lecturer Department of Art History and Theory, University of Essex
‘Neither Wings nor Stones’: the Psychological Realism of Czech Women Surrealists