Surrealism
(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, 1903-196679 artworks
André BretonFrench, 1896-19661 artwork
Salvador DalìSpanish, 1904-198942 artworks
Giorgio de ChiricoGreek, 1888-197831 artworks
Paul DelvauxBelgian, 1897-199417 artworks
Oscar DominguezSpanish, 1906-195841 artworks
Marcel DuchampFrench, 1887-19683 artworks
Max ErnstGerman, 1891-197624 artworks
René MagritteBelgian, 1898-1967302 artworks
Andre MassonFrench, 1896-198721 artworks
Joan MiróSpanish, 1893-198333 artworks
Wolfgang PaalenAustrian, 1905-19595 artworks
Man RayAmerican, 1890-19764 artworks
Kay SageAmerican, 1898-19632 artworks
Jindřich ŠtyrskýCzech, 1899-19424 artworks
Yves TanguyFrench, 1900-195548 artworks
Dorothea TanningGerman, 1910-20121 artwork
Random artworks by artists related to this movement

La Clef de verre
René Magritte

Concha
Salvador Dalì

La Joconde
René Magritte

Man with a Newspaper
René Magritte

La Folie Almayer
René Magritte

Dialogue de l'Air
Victor Brauner

The Fishmongers
Andre Masson

Cavalli e Cavalieri
Giorgio de Chirico

Les Sourciers
Yves Tanguy

Le Jockey perdu
René Magritte

Little Girl and Bird
Oscar Dominguez

Untitled
Yves Tanguy

Untitled
Yves Tanguy
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).