Surrealism• Andre Breton• Freud• Andre Masson• Battle of Fishes, 1927• Joan Miro• The Hunter 1923-4• Harlequin’sCarnival 1925Dutch Interiors II 1928• Self Portrait 1937• Poetess 1940• Blue 1961• Rene Magritte• The treachery of Images 1928-9• .
Breton• “I believe in the future resolution of these twostates , dream and reality , which are soseemingly contradictory into a kind of absolutereality, a surreality.• Dictionary Definition:• Psychic automatism in its pure state by whichone proposes to express, verbally, or by other,means the actual functioning of thought.Dictated by thought , IN THE ABSENCE OFANY CONTROL OF EXERCISED REASON,EXEMPT FROM ANY AESTHETIC OR MORALCONCERN.
Surrealism• Related to but different from DADA• Manifesto created by Breton in 1924• FreudAutomatismHallucinationIrrational thought associationsDreams
Salvador dali• Catalan• Symbolizes above all others surrealism• Mastered all techniques taught to him athe academy• Freud• Idolizes meissonnier and vermeer• Paranoic-critical method
Slidelist• DALI• Bread Basket 1920s• Accommodation of Desires1929• Lugubrious Game 1929• The Great Masturbator 1929• Persistence of memory 1931• Spain 1930s• Crucifixion 1960s• Paranoic-critical method• Magritte• Treachery of Images• Key of Dreams 1930s• Human Condition• Hegel’s Holiday• Sound Room• Castle of the Pyrenees 1959