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 DaliSpanish, 1904-198934 artworks
Giorgio de ChiricoGreek, 1888-197823 artworks
Paul DelvauxBelgian, 1897-199415 artworks
Oscar DominguezSpanish, 1906-195841 artworks
Marcel DuchampFrench, 1887-19682 artworks
Max ErnstGerman, 1891-19769 artworks
Rene MagritteBelgian, 1898-1967298 artworks
Andre MassonFrench, 1896-198721 artworks
Joan MiróSpanish, 1893-198320 artworks
Wolfgang PaalenAustrian, 1905-19595 artworks
Man RayAmerican, 1890-19764 artworks
Kay SageAmerican, 1898-19631 artwork
Jindřich ŠtyrskýCzech, 1899-19422 artworks
Yves TanguyFrench, 1900-195548 artworks
Dorothea TanningGerman, 1910-20121 artwork
Random artworks by artists related to this movement

L'Espair rapide
Rene Magritte

L'Attentat
Rene Magritte

L'Acte de Foi
Rene Magritte

Chapeau 1900
Paul Delvaux

Le Baiser
Rene Magritte

La Voix du Sang
Rene Magritte

Moments musicaux
Rene Magritte

Untitled
Joan Miró

Le belles réalitès
Rene Magritte

La Meditation
Rene Magritte

Les Fleurs du Voyage
Rene Magritte

Le Coup d'Epaule
Rene Magritte

Still LIfe with Fish
Oscar Dominguez

La Voix de l'absolu
Rene Magritte

Flores Surrealistas
Salvador Dali

Hypnotic Rupture
Victor Brauner

Shéhérazade
Rene Magritte

Man with a Newspaper
Rene Magritte
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).