Mish-Mash

Writings from St. Louis
Group Meetings:
CORPSE PAGE

A FEW PHOTOS


Ohio Show PHOTO

Franklin Rosemont's obit of Lamantia:
HERE

...On-line home of Andrew Torch and the St. Louis Surrealist Group

International and U.S. art news, rantings and revolts.......

Updated 04/12/16

Recent exhibitions

2013-14: "Desire in a book' Paris, France

2014: Hydrolith II (published book)

2012-13: "Alpine Phantoms Exhibition, Bodelwyddan Castle, Wales, U.K. and collage in the published book Alpine Phantoms, editor Neil Coombs


May 2012: MadArt Gallery; Poetry Scores Art Invitational 'Ever-Ready Bank Accounts' by Wole Soyinka (Nigeria)

POETRY SCORES

April 2012: Thomas Jefferson Visual Art Gallery; International Surrealist Exhibition: 'Desire in a book'



'HYDROLITH: Surrealist Research & Investigations' is available at Lulu and OysterMoon Press
HYDROLITH

*International Surrealist Statement (Oct. 31, 2009)
HERE


R.I.P.

- Leonora Carrington, May 25, 2011

- Don LaCoss, Jan. 31, 2011

- Sarane Alexandrian
Sarane was an active Surrealist Movement member in the 1940's - 1960's, director of NEON, headed the journal Supérieur Inconnu, and wrote the overview 'Surrealist Art' (1969) plus countless other books and novels.

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********************** 'SOMNAMBULIST FOOTPRINTS' A Collection of Surrealist Tales

Currently available from LuLu/Oyster Moon Press - Lulu.com, or independent book shops. Somnabulist Footprints contains Surrealist short stories and illustrations from: Eric Bragg, Dale Houstman, Daniel Boyer, Andrew Torch, J. Karl Bogartte, Mariela Arzadun, Matt Rounsville, Mattias Forshage, Merl, Parry Harnden, Philip Kane, Ribitch, Shibek and Xtian.



Statement by International Surrealists regarding the U.S. torture of prisoners: HERE





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'In the studio' will resume Jan. 2016.....





Note: The St. Louis Surrealist Group, NOR myself, post to indymedia sites (none of them). We have not since our original response of support to Franklin Rosemont's Lamantia obit. This has not changed nor will it.






'Untitled' Mixed media construction w/found objects (2013)



In the studio now...



Painting for the 'Go SOUTH' Poem Project.

Painting for the Blind Cat Black Event:







TOTEMS - Oil painting



An allegory of my life... - Oil painting






Good Whiskey Blues

'Frankannsteena' During the Day and into the Night



Art work from late 2002




'Black & Blued, Tar & Feathered'
Surrealiste construction-box with found objects, bird feathers & skin, burlap, magnifying spectacle, dirt, dice and dominoes.



Le Massacre



La Revolution Surrealiste'!


TED JOANS LIVES!