Surrealism continued …Examining another surrealist artist
What do Surrealist artists paint about?•Salvador Dali •Imagination (nathan) •Paints about other people in other countries and states (K) •Paints about weird stuff – strange melting clocks, time (reginald) •Makes real things look weird (alejandra) •Emotions because I think his paintings show how people feel •feelings
Margritte’s Dream house•Imagine if you woke upand your room looked likethis?•What everyday objects doyou see?•What are all these thingsdoing together in thepicture?•A comb is larger than abed? How can that be!•Notice the sizes of thesethings. What is strangeabout them?•Can you explain why thesizes of things are somixed up?•Look into the cabinet.What do you notice?•Walls are made ofclouds. How can youexplain this?•Look closely. How canyou explain that thefurniture is inside the roomand not outside.•What would you do withall these things?
Make your own dreamroomthe room. Glue the magazine strip to• Make … the bottom of your picture to show the floor. Then draw a border around the sides and top. Finally, make the “wall” of your picture into a sky with clouds, birds, and sun if you like.• Clip magazine pictures. Look for things you find indoors such as furniture. Then look for things you find outside such as trees, cars, and grass. Then find everyday objects like sneakers, cups, or food.• Turn it inside out. Put things inside the room that belong outside. Change the size of things.• Draw if you like too. With the magazine cutouts maybe you can draw more furniture or outside objects.