Surrealism BreAnn Martin and Lillian Chen <ul><li>Time Transfixed </li></ul><ul><li>Rene Magritte </li></ul>
Introduction to Surrealism <ul><li>The surrealist movement branched off of the Dada movement </li></ul><ul><li>The movemen...
Andre Breton <ul><li>Wrote Surrealist Manifesto </li></ul><ul><li>Said the true surrealists had no talent </li></ul><ul><l...
Intro. to Surrealism cont… <ul><li>They used hypnotism and drugs to venture into the unconscious world </li></ul><ul><li>T...
The Automatists <ul><li>They believed in not judging the images of the subconscious, but just to accept them as they came ...
The Veristic Surrealists <ul><li>Believed the automatists wanted their images to come out disturbed </li></ul><ul><li>Ever...
Salvador Dali-  The Persistence of Memory 1931
Salvador Dali-  Accommodations of Desire 1929
Salvador Dali  Dream Caused by the Flight of a Bee Around a Pomegranate a Second Before Awakening  1944
Salvador Dali Gala and the Angelus of Millet Immediately Preceding the Arrival of the Conic Anamorphoses     1933
Rene Magritte <ul><li>The Reckless Sleeper </li></ul><ul><li>1928 </li></ul>
Rene Magritte <ul><li>The Red Model </li></ul><ul><li>1937 </li></ul>
Rene Magritte <ul><li>The Lovers  1928 </li></ul>
Rene Magritte <ul><li>The Listening Room  1952 </li></ul>
Max Ernst Robbing of the Bride  1940
Max Ernst-  The Wheel of Light  1926
Max Ernst The Elephant Celebes  1921
Max Ernst Two Children Threatened by a Nightingale   1924
Joan  Miro <ul><li>The Farm </li></ul><ul><li>1922-1924 </li></ul>
Joan Miro <ul><li>Maternity </li></ul><ul><li>1924 </li></ul>
Joan Miro <ul><li>The Birth of the World </li></ul><ul><li>1925 </li></ul>
Joan Miro <ul><li>Stars in Snails Sexes </li></ul><ul><li>1925 </li></ul>
Yves Tanguy Mama,  Papa is Wounded   1927
Yves Tanguy  Indefinite Divisibility  1942
Giorgio de Chirico <ul><li>Love Song </li></ul><ul><li>1914 </li></ul>
Andre Masson-  Battle of the Fishes  1926
Andre Masson-  Metamorphosis of Gradiva 1939
Andre Masson-  Pasiphae   1945
Conclusion <ul><li>Surrealism branched off the Dada movement and was heavily influenced by Freud’s psychoanalytic theory <...
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  1. 1. Surrealism BreAnn Martin and Lillian Chen <ul><li>Time Transfixed </li></ul><ul><li>Rene Magritte </li></ul>
  2. 2. Introduction to Surrealism <ul><li>The surrealist movement branched off of the Dada movement </li></ul><ul><li>The movement started in the early 1920’s after WWI </li></ul><ul><li>Their style is less violent and more artistically based </li></ul><ul><li>Their first exhibition was held in 1925 and it was rejected in Europe </li></ul>
  3. 3. Andre Breton <ul><li>Wrote Surrealist Manifesto </li></ul><ul><li>Said the true surrealists had no talent </li></ul><ul><li>“The approval of the public must be avoided above all. The public must be forbidden to enter if confusion is to be avoided.” </li></ul><ul><li>Surrealist painters were </li></ul><ul><li>scientists </li></ul>
  4. 4. Intro. to Surrealism cont… <ul><li>They used hypnotism and drugs to venture into the unconscious world </li></ul><ul><li>They strongly embraced the ideas of Sigmund Freud and his methods of interpreting dreams </li></ul><ul><li>The strange thing was that Freud </li></ul><ul><li>did not support surrealism </li></ul>
  5. 5. The Automatists <ul><li>They believed in not judging the images of the subconscious, but just to accept them as they came into the conscious so they could be looked at </li></ul><ul><li>Feelings </li></ul><ul><li>No meaning </li></ul><ul><li>to images </li></ul>
  6. 6. The Veristic Surrealists <ul><li>Believed the automatists wanted their images to come out disturbed </li></ul><ul><li>Every object had a meaning behind it </li></ul><ul><li>The world could be understood through the paintings </li></ul><ul><li>Must paint the image </li></ul><ul><li>when you saw it </li></ul>
  7. 7. Salvador Dali- The Persistence of Memory 1931
  8. 8. Salvador Dali- Accommodations of Desire 1929
  9. 9. Salvador Dali Dream Caused by the Flight of a Bee Around a Pomegranate a Second Before Awakening 1944
  10. 10. Salvador Dali Gala and the Angelus of Millet Immediately Preceding the Arrival of the Conic Anamorphoses   1933
  11. 11. Rene Magritte <ul><li>The Reckless Sleeper </li></ul><ul><li>1928 </li></ul>
  12. 12. Rene Magritte <ul><li>The Red Model </li></ul><ul><li>1937 </li></ul>
  13. 13. Rene Magritte <ul><li>The Lovers 1928 </li></ul>
  14. 14. Rene Magritte <ul><li>The Listening Room 1952 </li></ul>
  15. 15. Max Ernst Robbing of the Bride 1940
  16. 16. Max Ernst- The Wheel of Light 1926
  17. 17. Max Ernst The Elephant Celebes 1921
  18. 18. Max Ernst Two Children Threatened by a Nightingale 1924
  19. 19. Joan Miro <ul><li>The Farm </li></ul><ul><li>1922-1924 </li></ul>
  20. 20. Joan Miro <ul><li>Maternity </li></ul><ul><li>1924 </li></ul>
  21. 21. Joan Miro <ul><li>The Birth of the World </li></ul><ul><li>1925 </li></ul>
  22. 22. Joan Miro <ul><li>Stars in Snails Sexes </li></ul><ul><li>1925 </li></ul>
  23. 23. Yves Tanguy Mama, Papa is Wounded 1927
  24. 24. Yves Tanguy Indefinite Divisibility 1942
  25. 25. Giorgio de Chirico <ul><li>Love Song </li></ul><ul><li>1914 </li></ul>
  26. 26. Andre Masson- Battle of the Fishes 1926
  27. 27. Andre Masson- Metamorphosis of Gradiva 1939
  28. 28. Andre Masson- Pasiphae 1945
  29. 29. Conclusion <ul><li>Surrealism branched off the Dada movement and was heavily influenced by Freud’s psychoanalytic theory </li></ul><ul><li>Most surrealists were grouped into two main categories, the automatists and the veristics </li></ul><ul><li>While style and technique was important, the underlying meaning of specific objects that come out from the unconscious are most important to the Surrealists. </li></ul>
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