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Automatism

Edited by Gerald Ward

in The Grove Encyclopedia of Materials and Techniques in Art

Published in print January 2008 | ISBN: 9780195313918
Published online January 2008 | e-ISBN: 9780195373417
Automatism

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Term appropriated by the Surrealists from physiology and psychiatry and later applied to techniques of spontaneous writing, drawing and painting.

Reference Entry.  619 words. 

Subjects: Art Techniques and Principles

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