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, 1904-198939 artworks
Giorgio de ChiricoGreek, 1888-197827 artworks
Paul DelvauxBelgian, 1897-199416 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, 1893-198331 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

Shéhérazade
René Magritte

La Femme du Soldat
René Magritte

Danse macabre
Paul Delvaux

Tic Tic
Joan Miró

Sans Titre
René Magritte

Les Amants
René Magritte

Untitled
Yves Tanguy

La Grande Marée
René Magritte

The Plow
Andre Masson

Le Roman Populaire
René Magritte

Portrait de Paul Max
René Magritte

Landscape
Oscar Dominguez

Les présages
René Magritte

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).