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Professor Dawn Ades

Emeritus Professor
School of Philosophy and Art History
Professor Dawn Ades
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Biography

Dawn Ades is a Fellow of the British Academy, a former trustee of Tate, Professor of the History of Art at the Royal Academy and was awarded a CBE in 2013 for her services to art history. She has been responsible for some of the most important exhibitions in London and overseas over the past thirty years, including Dada and Surrealism Reviewed, Art in Latin America and Francis Bacon. Most recently she organised the highly successful exhibition to celebrate the centenary of Salvador Dalí at the Palazzo Grassi in Venice (2004) The Colour of my Dreams: The Surrealist Revolution in Art, at the Vancouver Art Gallery (2011), and was Associate Curator for Manifesta 9 (2012) . She has published standard works on photomontage, Dada, Surrealism, women artists and Mexican muralists. Dawn is now partially retired but continues to supervise PhD students.

Publications

Journal articles (20)

Ades, D., (2016). Primitivism in 20th Century Art. BURLINGTON MAGAZINE. 158 (1365), 990-991

Ades, D., (2014). The Surrealist object. BURLINGTON MAGAZINE. 156 (1332), 186-188

Ades, D., (2013). Dali. BURLINGTON MAGAZINE. 155 (1322), 357-359

Ades, D., (2013). ?Aspects of Art?: The lecture series. British Academy Review. 22, 64-69

Ades, D., (2011). Picture Book. ARTFORUM INTERNATIONAL. 50 (4), 83-84

Ades, D., (2011). Surrealism and its Legacies in Latin America (British Academy Lecture). Proceedings of the British Academy. 167, 393-422

Ades, D., (2010). Objects of Enquiry: An Art Historian’s Response to Peter Burke. Cultural and Social History. 7 (4), 445-452

Rebaza-Soraluz, L., Ades, D. and Fraser, V., (2007). The Beginnings of Latin American Art as a Subject of Academic Study in the UK: A Conversation. Bulletin of Spanish Studies. 84 (4-5), 557-569

Ades, D., (2006). Art since 1900. Modernism, antimodernism and postmodernism.. BURLINGTON MAGAZINE. 148 (1242), 637-638

Ades, D., (2003). Francisco Toledo or the triumph of death: Woodcuts. PRINT QUARTERLY. 20 (1), 101-103

Ades, D., (2002). Aztecs. TLS-THE TIMES LITERARY SUPPLEMENT (5203), 16-17

Ades, D., (2002). Aztecs. TLS-THE TIMES LITERARY SUPPLEMENT (5203), 16-17

Ades, D., (1999). Joseph Cornell Marcel Duchamp in resonance. BURLINGTON MAGAZINE. 141 (1152), 195-198

Ades, D., (1998). Rene Magritte: Catalogue raisonne, vol 1, Oil paintings, 1916-1930, vol 2, Oil paintings and objects, 1931-1948, vol 3, Oil paintings, objects and bronzes, 1949-1967, vol 4, Goaches, temperas, watercolours and papiers colles, 1918-1967, vol 5, Supplement: Exhibitions, lists, bibliography, cumulative index. BURLINGTON MAGAZINE. 140 (1142), 340-341

ADES, D., (1996). THE DIARY OF KAHLO,FRIDA - AN INTIMATE SELF-PORTRAIT - KAHLO,F, CROWDETOLEDO,B, TRANSLATOR, POHLENZ,R, TRANSLATOR, FUENTES,C, LOWE,SM. TLS-THE TIMES LITERARY SUPPLEMENT (4865), 20-20

ADES, D., (1993). DUCHAMP,MARCEL. BURLINGTON MAGAZINE. 135 (1084), 502-504

ADES, D., (1992). MAGRITTE. BURLINGTON MAGAZINE. 134 (1073), 537-539

Ades, D., (1988). AN ANTIQUE LAND?. Art History. 11 (2), 268-271

ADES, D., (1981). BOTERO - RATCLIFF,C. TLS-THE TIMES LITERARY SUPPLEMENT (4080), 677-677

Ades, D., (1976). Photomontage. Society. 14 (1), 13-18

Books (11)

Ades, D., Eder, R. and Speranza, G., (2012). Surrealism in Latin America: Vivísimo Muerto. Getty Research Institute

Ades, D., (2011). The Colour of My Dreams: The Surrealist Revolution in Art. Wittenborn Art Books

Ades, D., (2010). Andrew Lord. Milton Keynes Gallery and Santa Monica Museum of Art

Ades, D., Ballard, JG. and Self, W., (2010). Crash. Gagosian Gallery

Ades, D. and McClean, A., (2009). Revolution on Paper: Mexican Prints 1910-1960. British Museum Press

Ades, D. and Baker, S., (2008). Close-Up - Proximity And De-Familiarisation In Art, Film And Photography. Fruitmarket Gallery

Ades, JD., (2000). Dali’s Optical Illusions. Yale University Press

Ades, D., Andreotti, M. and Jolles, A., (1997). Surrealist Art The Lindy and Edwin Bergman Collection at the Art Institute of Chicago. Thames & Hudson. 0500237115. 9780500237113

Ades, D. and Brett, G., (1989). Art in Latin America The Modern Era, 1820-1980. Yale University Press. 0300045611. 9780300045611

Ades, D., Sylvester, D., Cowling, E. and Britain, ACOG., (1978). Dada and Surrealism Reviewed Hayward Gallery, London from 11 January to 27 March 1978

Ades, JD., (1976). Photomontage London

Book chapters (23)

Ades, D., (2016). Surrealism in Latin America. In: A Companion to Dada and Surrealism. Editors: Hopkins, D., . Wiley. 177- 196. 9781118476185

Ades, D., (2014). Hannah Höch, Dada and the ’New Woman’. In: Hannah Höch Works on Paper. Editors: Ades, D., Butler, E. and Herrmann, DF., . Whitechapel Gallery & Prestel. 18- 29

Ades, D., (2014). The Image of the Black in Latin America. In: The Image of the Black in Western Art, Volume V: The Twentieth Century, Part 1: The Impact of Africa. Editors: Bindman, D. and Jr, HLG., . Harvard University Press. 227- 256

Ades, D., (2014). Making Visible: Abstract Drawing. In: Abstract Drawing. Editors: DEacon, R., . Drawing Room & Ridinghouse. 106- 117

Ades, D., (2013). Carrington?s Mysteries. In: Leonora Carrington. Editors: Kissane, S., . Irish Museum Of Modern Art/DAP. 98- 125

Ades, D., (2013). Dreams in Surrealist Discourse and the Unusual case of Miró?s Photo: Ceci est la couleur de mes rêves. In: Surrealism and the Dream. Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza. 75- 95

Ades, D., (2013). Introduction. In: 3 New York Dadas and the Blind Man. Editors: Duchamp, M., Roché, H-P. and Wood, B., . Atlas Press. 7- 23

Ades, D., (2012). 100% Photographic. In: In Wonderland: The Surrealist Adventures of Women Artists in Mexico and the United States. Editors: Fort, IS. and Arcq, T., . Prestel

Ades, D., (2012). The Age of Coal. In: MANIFESTA 9 The Deep of the Modern - A Subcyclopaedia. Editors: Medina, C. and Fraga, CM., . Silvana Editoriale

Ades, D., (2012). DYN: An Introduction. In: Farewell to Surrealism; The DYN Circle in México. Editors: Leddy, A. and Conwell, D., . Getty Research Institute. 1- 8

Ades, D., (2012). "We who have neither church nor country": César Moro and surrealism. In: Surrealism in Latin America: Vivísimo Muerto. Editors: Ades, D., Eder, R. and Speranza, G., . Getty Research Institute

Ades, D., (2012). "A new friendship between art and anthropology"?: Henry Moore, Surrealism and México. In: Henry Moore and the Classic Canon of Modern Sculpture. Kremlin Museums. 27- 37

Ades, D., (2011). John Stezaker: Monteur. In: John Stezaker. Editors: Ades, D., Bracewell, M. and Stezacker, J., . Whitechapel Gallery and Ridinghouse

Ades, D., (2011). Surrealism discovers Earnshaw. In: Anthony Earnshaw , The Imp of Surrealism. Editors: Coleman, L., . RGAP (Research Group for Artists Publications). 34- 47

Ades, D., (2010). Criaturas híbridas [Hybrid Creatures]. In: María. Editors: Cosac, C., . CosacNaify

Ades, D., (2009). Humphrey Jennings. In: New Aldeburgh Anthology. Editors: Bankes, A. and Reekie, J., . Boydell Press

Ades, D., (2008). Camera Creation. In: Duchamp, Man Ray, Picabia. Editors: Mundy, J., . Tate Publishing

Ades, D., (2008). Little things: close-up in photo and film 1839-1963. In: Close-Up - Proximity And De-Familiarisation In Art, Film And Photography. Editors: Ades, D. and Baker, S., . Fruitmarket Gallery

Ades, D., (2008). Picasso in Documents. In: Picasso Harlequin 1917-1937. Editors: Bois, Y-A., . Complesso del Vittoriano & Skira

Ades, D., (2004). Dalí's Anti-paintings of 1928. In: A Companion to Spanish Surrealism. Tamesis. 97- 115. 9781855661042

Ades, D., (1998). La Part de l'Unheimliche dans l'œuvre de Frida Kahlo, Maria Izquierdo et Maruja Mallo. In: La Femme s'entête: La Part du féminin dans le surréalisme. Lachenal & Ritter. 317- 333. 9782904388491

Ades, D., (1995). Internationalism and Eclecticism: Surrealism and the Avant-Garde in Painting and Film 1920-1930. In: Spanish Cultural Studies: An Introduction: The Struggle for Modernity. Oxford UP. 71- 79. 9780198151951

Ades, D., (1993). Visions de la matière: Breton, le Cubisme et le Surréalisme. In: Lire le regard: André Breton & la peinture. Lachenal & Ritter. 59- 74. 9782904388330

Conferences (1)

Ades, D., (2002). Constructing Histories of Latin American Art

Other (1)

(2006).The Dada Reader: A Critical Anthology,U of Chicago P

Contact

ades@essex.ac.uk
+44 (0) 1206 873007

Location:

Colchester Campus