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Daniel BoyerBiography: In 1987, after chancing upon the Manifestoes of Surrealism by Andre Breton at Dickinson College Library in Carlisle, Pennsylvania, where he was attending a summer program, Daniel C. Boyer made his first automatic drawings and paintings. He would not become active in international surrealism until his twenty-first birthday, however, after corresponding with the co-founder of the Surrealist Movement in the United States, Franklin Rosemont. Boyer graduated from Curry College in 1997 with a degree in Politics and History. He is best known, however, for his use of entoptic graphomania, a method developed by the surrealists in Bucharest, in which a dot is made at the site of each impurity or difference in colour in a blank sheet of paper, and then lines are drawn between the dots, although he has also worked extensively in gouache, with fumage, and chocolate coulage Country: USA Birthyear: 1971 Galleries: Gallery Gora, Montreal; World Fine Art, New York; Gallery Alexie, New York Awards: "The Shaft," Kerredge Gallery, Community Arts Center, Hancock, Michigan, 2000, Second prize Michigan Tech Arts Festival 1996, Second prize, color photography Media: drawing Style: surrealistic Subjects: other
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