César Moro papers 1854-1997 1925-1956


César Moro papers 1854-1997 1925-1956

The papers of Peruvian Surrealist poet and artist César Moro include notebooks, drafts of poems, manuscripts of articles, personal diaries, exhibition catalogs, photographs, and correspondence with a number of other artists of the era, including André Coyné, Benjamin Péret, Paul Eluard, Leonora Carrington, Wolfgang Paalen, and Rufino Tamayo. Also included are two collages by Moro, a watercolor by Alice Rahon [Paalen], an etching by Wolfgang Paalen, and several works by mentally ill patients at the Hospital Larco Herrera, where Moro taught. The collection also includes books and journals from Moro's personal library.

8.0 linear feet; (12 boxes, 1 flat file folder)


SNAC Resource ID: 6653602

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Coyné, André, 1927-

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Moro, César 1903-1956

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Peruvian avant-garde poet and artist who lived in Paris, where he became involved with the Surrealists, and then in Mexico, where he was one of the organizers of the famed 1940 Exposición Internacional del Surrealismo. From the description of César Moro papers, 1925-1987 (bulk 1925-1956) (Getty Research Institute). WorldCat record id: 83748398 Biographical/Historical Note César Moro was born Alfredo Quíspez Asín on Augu...

Breton, André, 1896-1966

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French surrealist poet. From the description of Letter, 1954. (Getty Research Institute). WorldCat record id: 83290392 French writer and one of the founder of surrealism. From the description of Letter, 1955 Feb. 10. (Getty Research Institute). WorldCat record id: 79306565 ...

Westphalen, Emílio Adolfo, 1911-

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Peruvian writer and editor who, with César Moro, was a central figure in the development of avant-garde art and literature in Peru as well as Mexico. He began to publish Las Moradas in 1947. From the description of Emilio Westphalen papers regarding surrealism in Latin America, 1922-1995, bulk 1938-1951. (Getty Research Institute). WorldCat record id: 166520933 Biographical / Historical Note Emilio Adolfo Westphalen was ...

Péret, Benjamin, 1899-1959

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French surrealist writer, who went to Spain during the civil war, then spent eight years in political asylum in Mexico from 1940 to 1948. From the description of Letter, ca. 1927-ca. 1948. (Getty Research Institute). WorldCat record id: 80691689 ...

Tamayo, Rufino, 1899-1991

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Villaurrutia, Xavier, 1903-1950

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Rahon, Alice, 1916-

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Paalen, Wolfgang, 1907-1959

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Wolfgang Paalen (Vienna, 1905/1907 - Mexico City, 1959), Austrian painter and writer associated primarily with Surrealism and the Dynatones group. At the beginning of World War II he settled in Mexico, where he introduced the surrealism in painting. He took his own life in Mexico City. From the description of Letter : Mexico D.F., to Pierre Mabille, Fort-de-France, [ca. 1940 - ca. 1945]. (Getty Research Institute). WorldCat record id: 78735730 ...

Carrington, Léonora (1917-2011).

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Éluard, Paul, 1895-1952

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French poet. From the description of Paul Eluard manuscript, ca. 1950. (Getty Research Institute). WorldCat record id: 79860122 ...