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Jenny Zott, Dory Sherrod, and Chyna Williams

Jenny Zott, Dory Sherrod, and Chyna Williams



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    • Chyna Williams, Dory Sherrod, and Jenny Zott
    • Intro Officially started in Paris in 1924 Publication of The Surrealist Manifesto by Andre Breton Focused on theories of Freud Started as literary movement
    • FREUD! Psychologist Lots of crazy theories Ones important to surrealism are:1. Dream Theories2. General hidden desires in unconscious (mention first to come up with it)3. Free Association (form of therapy, explain it and how leads into Breton)
    • Key Characteristics Common Characteristics of Surrealism:1. The use of collage in every medium including film2. Automatism: method artist let the subconscious be hand that created art3. Influenced by Dadaist and Cubist4. Influenced the early Abstractionist5. Idea based on anti- war art (WWI)
    • Differences from other movements The Dada movement: purpose was to show life has no meaning or purpose, protest of the war, for surrealism peaceful protest Cubism: idea of shapes working together, all in the conscious mind Abstractionism: branched from surrealism, created mainly on feelings, surrealism more dream like
    • Andre Breton Created The Surrealist Manifesto based on the “pure psychic automatism”
    • Poeme Objet by Andre Breton, 1935
    • Joan Miro Leading artist Automatist Surrealism art movement Bright primary colors Biomorphic forms, Rough geometric shapes Marginally recognizable objects.
    • Joan Miro cont. Symbols in work: the moon, birds and women Most work incorporated themes of: the sea, stars, birds and animals
    • Person Throwing a Stone at a Bird,1926
    • The Harlequin’s Carnival, 1924-25
    • Petitunivers,1933
    • Max Ernst Leading Veristic Surrealist artist Invented a new method called frottage Transferring textures suggest proactive approach to composing image Experiment with mediums like, collage, decalcomania and exquisite corpse
    • Max Ernst cont.  Got impression from dreams/nightmares  A reoccurring character is some of his work is Loplop
    • TwoChildrenarethreatenedby aNightingale, 1924
    • Loplop, 1930
    • LAnge du Foyer, 1937
    • Rene Magritte Shift into illusionary-visual movement Same objects reappear (green apple, woman’s body) Started using dream theory more
    • Portrait ofEdwardJames,1937
    • Salvador Dali  Illusions, illusions, illusions!  Hidden sexual and aggressive desires  Continued with dream theory
    • The Persistence of Memory, 1931
    • Metamorphis of Narcissus, 1937
    • TheHallucinogenicTorreador,1969
    • End Start of WWII ended it in Europe Breton and others moved it to New York Breton died, movement no longer organized group Some artists continued as self- labeled surrealists Surrealism itself hasn’t really ended and can still be seen today