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      • Flow of knowledge between Art and Science has led to many important advances
        • Michelangelo
          • Anatomy
        • Painters
          • Optics
        • Surrealists wanted their scientific advancement to be in the anatomy of the psyche, linking them very closely to psychology.
      • What Is Surrealism?
        • Uses imagery from subconscious to create art w/o the intention of logical comprehensibility.
        • Andre Breton (1924)
        • Began In Europe (Paris)
        • Most popular between two world wars
        • Grew out of Dada Movement
        • Represented a reaction against the destruction brought by rationalism
        • Main artists: Salvador Dali and Joan Miro
      • Founded Surrealism in 1924
      • Used to be Dadaist
      • Surrealist Manifesto (1924)
        • From this, other Dadaists followed.
      • Dada Movement
        • Anti art vs. Positive expression
      • Symbolism
      • Psychoanalytic work of Jung and Freud
        • Collective unconscious
          • Knowledge we are born with that is not directly accessible
      • Automatism
        • Most used; “free draw”
      • Bulletism
        • Shoot ink at blank canvas
      • Coulage
        • Sculpture made by pouring molten material into cold water
      • Cubomania
        • Make collage by cutting squares, which are reassembled
      • Decalcomania
        • Thick paint on canvas then cover with material to make imprint.
      • No specific guidelines due to subconscious
      • Dream like qualities
      • Realistic, but irrational imagery
      • Hidden images
      • Distorted images
      • Can be abstract
      Swans reflecting Elephants - Salvador Dali
      • Abstract tradition of Surrealism
      • Feeling, not analytical
      • Automatic way images of subconscious reach consciousness
      • Lack of form (rebellion)
      The Beautiful Bird Revealing the Unknown to a Pair of Lovers (1941)- Joan Miro
      • “ Representational Surrealism”
      • You must not look at the object, but into it
      • Liked academic discipline & form
      • Object stood as metaphor for inner reality
      • Freeze images
      The Son of a Man- Rene Magritte
    • Automatists: Just art & lack of form Veristic Surrealists: meaning & form
      • Born May 11, 1904 in Figueres, Spain
      • Officially joined Surrealists in 1929
      • Paranoiac Critical Method
      • Oniric Critical Method
      • Expelled from the Surrealist group in 1934
      • His mission was ‘Molding the images of Atomic Mysticism in the supreme beauty of classicism’
    • Beach Scene with Telephone – Salvador Dali
      • Classical Period: often concerned scientific, religious, or historical themes
      • Modernist establishment hated him because of his style of thought provoking, mystical classical work and the science of painting to which he contributed his life too.
      • Impressionism---Surrealism---Classicism
    • The Persistence of Memory (1931)- Salvador Dali
      • World renowned Catalan painter, sculptor, and ceramist
      • First surrealist exhibition in 1921
      • 1929-1930: took interest in the object in the form of collage
        • Led to surrealist sculptures
      • Picture poems
    • The Farm (1921-1922)- Joan Miro
    • Swallow/Love (1934)- Joan Miro
    • Biblia Sacra 1- Sanctus Hieronymus- Salvador Dali Cubomanie IV- Gherasim Luca
    • The False Mirror – Rene Magritte
    • Dream Sequence Salvador Dali designed this dream sequence for Alfred Hitchcock's  Spellbound  (1945)