(An artistic movement)

Dates: 1924-1970

European literature and visual arts movement. Its members created compositions where elements were painted in a realistic way, with accurate brush strokes, but put together in improbable or grotesque poses in order to represent dreams.
People associated with this movement
Victor BraunerRomanian, 1903-196681 artworks
André BretonFrench, 1896-19661 artwork
Salvador DalìSpanish, 1904-198942 artworks
Giorgio de ChiricoGreek, 1888-197831 artworks
Paul DelvauxBelgian, 1897-199420 artworks
Oscar DominguezSpanish, 1906-195842 artworks
Marcel DuchampFrench, 1887-19683 artworks
Max ErnstGerman, 1891-197625 artworks
René MagritteBelgian, 1898-1967305 artworks
Andre MassonFrench, 1896-198721 artworks
Joan MiróSpanish, 1893-198335 artworks
Wolfgang PaalenAustrian, 1905-19595 artworks
Man RayAmerican, 1890-19765 artworks
Kay SageAmerican, 1898-19632 artworks
Jindřich ŠtyrskýCzech, 1899-19424 artworks
Yves TanguyFrench, 1900-195550 artworks
Dorothea TanningGerman, 1910-20121 artwork
Random artworks by artists related to this movement

Man Ray

La Voix du sang
René Magritte

René Magritte

Musicians with Masks
Oscar Dominguez

Female Nude
Salvador Dalì

Interior Horizon
Victor Brauner

Le Montegnard
René Magritte

La Condition humaine
René Magritte

Spring Explosive
Salvador Dalì

The Fan of the Seasons
Wolfgang Paalen

Les Yeux Bleus
René Magritte

Dialogue de l'Air
Victor Brauner

Joan Miró

The Song of Love
Giorgio de Chirico
Important dates
Founding date:  1924
Why 1924?: Publishing of the Surrealist Manifesto by André Breton.

End date:  1970
Why 1970?: Death of André Breton (1966) and end of Situationist International (1972).