Surrealism - Jennifer ReyesPresentation Transcript
Surrealism 1924 – 1950’s By: Jennifer Reyes
A few Surrealism Artists…
A style in which fantastical visual imagery from the subconscious mind is used with no intention of making the work logically comprehensible. Founded by Andre Breton in 1924, it was a primarily European movement that attracted many members of the chaotic Dada movement. Deeply influenced by the psychoanalytic work of Freud and Jung Surrealism is…
Some confusion lies between Surrealism and Dada. Surrealism applied automatism and related practices in a more systematic way. “Psychic-automatism" is a central tenet of surrealist thinking and its importance was stated in the first manifesto.
Francis Picabia La NuitEspangnole,c.1922 Yves Tanguy Toilette de l'Air, 1937 Kay Sage J'Ai Vu Trois Cites, 1944
Rene Magritte Les Valeurs Personnelles, 1952 Rene Magritte The Son of Man, 1964
Salvador Dali Soft Watch at the Moment of First Explosion, c.1954 Salvador Dali Dream Caused by the Flight of a Bee around a Pomegranate, c. 1944