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