Surrealism powerpoint 4th hour


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Jenny Zott, Dory Sherrod, and Chyna Williams

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Surrealism powerpoint 4th hour

  1. 1. Chyna Williams, Dory Sherrod, and Jenny Zott
  2. 2. Intro Officially started in Paris in 1924 Publication of The Surrealist Manifesto by Andre Breton Focused on theories of Freud Started as literary movement
  3. 3. 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)
  4. 4. 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)
  5. 5. 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
  6. 6. Andre Breton Created The Surrealist Manifesto based on the “pure psychic automatism”
  7. 7. Poeme Objet by Andre Breton, 1935
  8. 8. Joan Miro Leading artist Automatist Surrealism art movement Bright primary colors Biomorphic forms, Rough geometric shapes Marginally recognizable objects.
  9. 9. Joan Miro cont. Symbols in work: the moon, birds and women Most work incorporated themes of: the sea, stars, birds and animals
  10. 10. Person Throwing a Stone at a Bird,1926
  11. 11. The Harlequin’s Carnival, 1924-25
  12. 12. Petitunivers,1933
  13. 13. 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
  14. 14. Max Ernst cont.  Got impression from dreams/nightmares  A reoccurring character is some of his work is Loplop
  15. 15. TwoChildrenarethreatenedby aNightingale, 1924
  16. 16. Loplop, 1930
  17. 17. LAnge du Foyer, 1937
  18. 18. Rene Magritte Shift into illusionary-visual movement Same objects reappear (green apple, woman’s body) Started using dream theory more
  19. 19. Portrait ofEdwardJames,1937
  20. 20. Salvador Dali  Illusions, illusions, illusions!  Hidden sexual and aggressive desires  Continued with dream theory
  21. 21. The Persistence of Memory, 1931
  22. 22. Metamorphis of Narcissus, 1937
  23. 23. TheHallucinogenicTorreador,1969
  24. 24. 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