• Share
  • Email
  • Embed
  • Like
  • Save
  • Private Content
Surrealism FINAL
 

Surrealism FINAL

on

  • 934 views

Gabby, Arjun and Luke's Surrealism Project. Mr.Read's 4th Hour. 2013.

Gabby, Arjun and Luke's Surrealism Project. Mr.Read's 4th Hour. 2013.

Statistics

Views

Total Views
934
Views on SlideShare
934
Embed Views
0

Actions

Likes
0
Downloads
19
Comments
0

0 Embeds 0

No embeds

Accessibility

Categories

Upload Details

Uploaded via as Microsoft PowerPoint

Usage Rights

© All Rights Reserved

Report content

Flagged as inappropriate Flag as inappropriate
Flag as inappropriate

Select your reason for flagging this presentation as inappropriate.

Cancel
  • Full Name Full Name Comment goes here.
    Are you sure you want to
    Your message goes here
    Processing…
Post Comment
Edit your comment

    Surrealism FINAL Surrealism FINAL Presentation Transcript

    • SurrealismGabby LeBlanc Luke HazenArjun Chadha
    • What is Surrealism?• A 20th-century avant-garde movement in art and literature that sought to release the creative potential of the unconscious mind.
    • Intro to Surrealism• 1920’s-1930’s after WWI.• Surrealism developed out of the avant-garde Dada movement.• Dada was more violent and less artistically based compared to Surrealism.• It began in Paris in 1924 with Andre Breton’s Surrealist Manifesto.
    • Andre Breton• 1896-1966• He was a Dadaist and a Communist.• Founding father and leader of the Surrealist movement.• “Psychic automatism in its pure state, by which one expresses… the actual functioning of thought.”
    • Sigmund Freud• Freud has many theories on free association, dream analysis, and the unconscious.• Psychoanalytic interpretation; used to illuminate unconscious mind.
    • Intro to Surrealism• Let go of traditional ways of painting.• Used drugs, alcohol, hypnotism, and hallucinations to provoke the subconscious.• A combination of dreams and reality.• Investigated the mind and new areas of art.
    • Automatists• The way in which the images of the subconscious reached the conscious.• Focused on feeling.• Did not believe in meaning. Andre Masson Automatic Drawing 1924
    • Veristic• Shows the dream world.• Deep meanings.• Subconscious surfaces to the conscious mind where it can be deciphered. Sleep Salvador Dali 1937
    • Max Ernst• 1891-1976• German-born artist who often worked with sculpture, painting, and collages.• Founder of two surrealist techniques decalcomania and frottage.
    • ElephantCelebus1921
    • Loplop introduces Loplop 1930
    • Pieta orRevolution byNight1923
    • La ForetPetrifee1929
    • Europe After the Rain1940
    • Salvador Dali• 1904-1989• Born in Catalonia, Spain.• “Hand-Painted Dream Photographs.”• Paranoid-Critical method.• Tried to decipher his subconscoius world.
    • The Persistence of Memory 1931
    • Dream Causedby the Flight of aBee around aPomegranateOne SecondBeforeAwakening1944
    • Daddy Long-Legs of the Evening… Hope! 1929
    • SoftConstructionwith BoiledBeans1936
    • Rene Magritte• 1898-1967• Core of the Belgian Surrealist group• Experienced his mother’s suicide
    • The RedModel1937
    • The False Mirror 1928
    • The Lovers 1928
    • The Treachery of Images 1929
    • The Rape 1934
    • Frida Kahlo• 1907-1954• Mexican painter born in Coyocan• Used psychological experiences that came from a life of physical suffering.
    • Henry Ford Hospital 1932
    • Self Portraitwith Monkeys 1943
    • The Dream 1940
    • Wounded Deer 1946
    • Joan Miro• 1893-1983• Born in Barcelona• Automatist• Catalan Nationalist
    • TheFarm1921-1922
    • Maternity 1924
    • Carnival of the Harlequin 1924-1925
    • The Hunter (Catalan Landscape) 1924
    • Influences• Surrealism taught the world to see art not merely visually and literally; but to appreciate it in a subconscious level as well.• Made America the art capital.• Resulted in Abstract Expressionism as well as other movements.
    • Summary• Surrealism started from the Dada movement with Andre Breton’s Surrealist Manifesto.• It focused on painting images from the subconscious.• It was influenced by Freudian Theories.• There were two types: Veristic and Automatic.• Lead into Abstract Expressionism and other movements.