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Gherasim Luca

 (1913 - 1994)
Gherasim Luca was active/lived in France, Romania.  Gherasim Luca is known for surrealist art and poetry.

Biography   Gherasim Luca

Born in Bucharest, the son of a Jewish tailor, Gherasim Luca spoke Yiddish, Romanian, German and French. From 1938, he traveled frequently to Paris, where he was introduced to the Surrealist circles. World War II and the official antisemitism in Romania forced him into local exile. During the short pre-Communist period of Romanian independence, he founded a Surrealist artists group, together with Gellu Naum, Paul Paun, Virgil Teodorescu and Dolfi Trost.

His first publications, including poems in French followed. He was the inventor of cubomania and, with Dolfi Trost, the author of the statement "Dialetic of Dialectic" in 1945. Harassed in Romania and caught while trying to flee the country, the self-called étran-juif ("StranJew") fin   ...  Displaying 750 of 1532 characters.

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