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Life with a Virtuoso (1954–1966)

James King

in Roland Penrose: The Life of a Surrealist

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474414500
eISBN:
9781474421874
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474414500.003.0014
Subject:
Art, Art History

This chapter details events in Roland Penrose's life from 1954 to 1966. In 1953, Victor Gollancz invited Roland to research and write a life of Picasso. Modestly but accurately, Roland realised that ... More


The Uninvited Guest (1966–1984)

James King

in Roland Penrose: The Life of a Surrealist

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474414500
eISBN:
9781474421874
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474414500.003.0015
Subject:
Art, Art History

This chapter details events in Roland Penrose's life from 1966 to 1984. By the mid-1960s, Roland used his Sussex home as a refuge from his lecture tours, meetings at the Institute of Contemporary ... More


Insoluble Questions (1932–1935)

James King

in Roland Penrose: The Life of a Surrealist

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474414500
eISBN:
9781474421874
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474414500.003.0005
Subject:
Art, Art History

This chapter details events in Roland Penrose's life from 1932 to 1935. In an attempt to sort out the problems in their marriage, Roland and Valentine travelled to India at the end of 1932, where ... More


‘Born a Quaker’ (1900–1913)

James King

in Roland Penrose: The Life of a Surrealist

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474414500
eISBN:
9781474421874
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474414500.003.0001
Subject:
Art, Art History

This chapter details Roland Penrose's early life. Roland was born on 14 October 1900. He had two older brothers Alexander (Alec) and Lionel, born in 1896 and 1898, respectively. His Irish-born father ... More


Born Again (1922–1931)

James King

in Roland Penrose: The Life of a Surrealist

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474414500
eISBN:
9781474421874
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474414500.003.0004
Subject:
Art, Art History

This chapter details events in Roland Penrose's life from 1922 to 1931. Roland travelled to Paris in 1922. He visited museums, art galleries, the flea market in Saint-Eustache and the Jardin des ... More


On the Brink of War (1937–1939)

James King

in Roland Penrose: The Life of a Surrealist

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474414500
eISBN:
9781474421874
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474414500.003.0009
Subject:
Art, Art History

This chapter details events in Roland Penrose's life from 1937 to 1939. The year 1937 was a joyous one for Roland. In addition to meeting Lee he had exhibited in the Surrealist Objects and Poems show ... More


Roland Penrose: The Life of a Surrealist

James King

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474414500
eISBN:
9781474421874
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474414500.001.0001
Subject:
Art, Art History

As an artist, an impresario, a biographer and a collector, Roland Penrose (1900–1984) is a key figure in the study of modern art in England. This book explores the intricacies of Penrose's life and ... More


Grim Glory (1939–1945)

James King

in Roland Penrose: The Life of a Surrealist

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474414500
eISBN:
9781474421874
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474414500.003.0010
Subject:
Art, Art History

This chapter details events in Roland Penrose's life from 1939 to 1945. On 1 September 1939, the day Hitler invaded Poland, Roland and Lee drove north to Saint-Malo, where the next day they caught ... More


Post-War Blues (1945–1947)

James King

in Roland Penrose: The Life of a Surrealist

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474414500
eISBN:
9781474421874
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474414500.003.0011
Subject:
Art, Art History

This chapter details events in Roland Penrose's life from 1945 to 1947. Lee and Roland flew to New York City on 19 May 1946. Roland was elated to have the opportunity to rekindle his relationship ... More


Re-defining Modernism (1946–1953)

James King

in Roland Penrose: The Life of a Surrealist

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474414500
eISBN:
9781474421874
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474414500.003.0012
Subject:
Art, Art History

This chapter details events in Roland Penrose's life from 1946 to 1953. Before the war, there had been a great deal of discussion about the establishment of a museum of modern art in London. Herbert ... More


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